Microsoft and SAP have a successful Duet together, but they'll be less harmonious as they battle for ERP supremacy. Partners might be forced to take sides.
Microsoft's next version of CRM software, code-named "Titan," will reveal the company's competitive response to Salesforce.com and its approach to Software as a Service.
Microsoft's move to standardize its enterprise-applications suite offers both opportunity and challenges for partners that sell those solutions.
SharePoint and Vista implementations head the list of opportunities that Microsoft's new product wave offers partners -- but taking advantage of them requires careful preparation.
The key to determining a program's success is knowing to keep a close eye on the small stuff.
Ghost's efficient disk imaging and client management can give your customers peace of mind as they migrate to Windows Vista.
Filter out Vista noise -- it's really about business customers.
Lessons from ERP past pertain to Microsoft too.
Stormclouds loom on the partner horizon.
Ask the right questions before going ahead.
Tell the company's story to your team.