08/01/2006

August 2006 - Strike It Rich

Brand new technologies in Microsoft's upcoming product wave could spell opportunity for creative partners. Also: Getting a handle on virtual project management; how to be a Microsoft supplier; Microsoft Operations Manager 2005


In-Depth

Virtual Projects, Real Results

By Fred Bayles

Long-distance collaboration can generate big savings -- or big problems. Here's how to get the best from virtual project management.


The Sky's The Limit as a Microsoft Supplier

By Doug Barney

Joining the elite ranks of Microsoft's suppliers can be highly lucrative, but you've got to play by Redmond's rules. Here's how.


What Makes Venture Capitalists Tick

By Edward O'Connor

Venture capitalists are far less visible these days, but with the right approach, you can still woo them -- and win their support.


Strike It Rich: How Partners Can Tap Microsoft's Upcoming Releases Now

By Scott Bekker and Lee Pender

Brand new technologies in Microsoft's upcoming product wave could spell opportunity for creative partners


Solution Spotlights

MOM 2005: Monitor Globally, Manage Locally

By Jim Thompson

Microsoft Operations Manager helps your customers keep a watchful eye and steady hand over their systems.


Directions

Mind the Gap

By Paul DeGroot

Does your business fill a niche where Microsoft doesn't play now? It may not be the case for too long.


Marketing Microsoft

Dialing for Dollars or Wasting Your Money?

By M.H. McIntosh

Take control of your telemarketing effort, whether you outsource or make them part of your team.


Partner Advocate

More Hat-Changing in Microsoft Executive Ranks

By Scott Bekker

The high-level executive org chart at Microsoft begins looking less like a London road map.


Partner Points

RCPmag.com Reader Letters

By RCPmag.com Readers

Why some won't worry about Best Buy encroaching on their SBS territories. Plus, one reader goes virtual.


Partner View

Setting Up Shop Abroad

By Derek Torres

Running out of selling territory? Extend it overseas.