This is the first installment of the Software & Partner Directory Tips & Trick blog series. Each month the Intel Software Partner Program newsletter will feature a new tip about the directory. I would love feedback from those of you that try out the tips, best practices you want to share with other directory participants, etc.
Tip #1: Adding a Video
There is a newly added aisle in the Intel BX Software Store (US/Canada) that now offers netbook applications. There are six categories of applications including Communications, Education & Reference, Entertainment, Games, Utilities & Security, and Home, Health & Hobby.
There's no question that workforces are going mobile and in many cases are or will be able to work from "anywhere". IDC recently predicted that 1 billion of the worldwide workforce including 75% of the US workforce will be mobile by the end of 2011. If I look back at my usage history, I can completely relate to this prediction.
Calling all developers and ISVs! Whether you're already an Intel Software Partner Program member or not, Engage 2009 is a great event that will provide you with all the information and resources you would ever want about Intel's Software Partner Program and the benefits that come with membership! The event will include live chat with Intel experts, webcasts focusing on a range of topics including how to engage with the Intel Business Exchange, getting the most out of Intel Architecture, marketing benefits, developer benefits and more.
As we’re gearing up for Engage 2009, a virtual event for the Intel Software partner Program, I’m wondering what the general consensus is around virtual events. The economic crisis is obviously having an effect on travel and event attendance, but can a face-to-face event be replaced by hundreds or thousands of people sitting in front of their PCs pretending that the avatar on the screen is really there to help them? The jury is out – and I’m looking for a little insight from the jurors.