Join Tim Huckaby, Founder of InterKnowlogy and Actus Software, and Andrew Brust, Founder/CEO of Blue Badge Insights, as they discuss their perceptions from the Build 2011 Conference. Andrew currently helps customers and partners of Microsoft understand how to strategically work with the Microsoft stack from a business perspective. Andrew also sits on the Business Intelligence Partner Advisory Council helping to guide Microsoft in the BI Platform with realistic market feedback. With the coming release of Windows 8, there will be a real importance placed on the enterprise side of the business along with the developer side. A big key with this launch will be the ability to work with one tablet device for all enterprise projects (dashboards, etc.). This is a great interview to catch to get a feel for what's coming with Windows 8!
Andrew Brust is Founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights, an analysis, strategy and advisory firm serving Microsoft customers and partners. Brust is also a member of Microsoft's BI Partner Advisory Council; co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2008" (Microsoft Press, 2008); a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP; an advisor to the New York Technology Council; and a frequent speaker at industry events. Brust pens the "Redmond Review" column and writes the "Redmond Diary" blog for Visual Studio Magazine and Redmond Developer News. He's been a participant in the Microsoft ecosystem for nearly 20 years, and has worked closely with both Microsoft's Redmond-based corporate team and its field organization for more than a decade. Brust is also a member of several Microsoft "insiders" groups that supply him with insight around numerous technologies out of Redmond.
Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI)- Touch, Gesture, and Neural, in Rich Client Technologies on a broad spectrum of devices
Tim has been called a "Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution" by the press. Tim has been awarded many times for the highest rated technical presentations and keynotes for Microsoft and many other technology conferences around the world. Tim has been on stage with, and done numerous keynote demos for many Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
Tim founded InterKnowlogy, a custom application development company, in 1999 and Actus Interactive Software in 2011 and has over 30 years of experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team on a Server Product. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Microsoft MVP and serves on many Microsoft councils and boards like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.
Andrew Brust and Tim Huckaby recommend you check out
- Blue Badge Insights
- Andrew on Twitter
- Andrew's blog
- Windows 8 Developer Preview
- InterKnowlogy on Twitter
- Actus Software