Microsoft Convergence 2013–Blog 3–Opening Keynote

Today, Tuesday 19th March 2013, we were greeted with the Opening Keynote. This is the must attend session to kick of Convergence 2013. After taking in a good breakfast at the hotel we all headed over to get our reserved seats at the Keynote – right up the front!

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Yep you read it right. 11,500 attendees to Microsoft Convergence 2013. Great turnout Microsoft. Also means 3,000+ partners in attendance.

What I will do for this blog post is post the photos in the order I took them and you can then consume the information from them. A picture is worth a thousand words .. right?

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Walking into the Keynote area

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Wow! that is a heap of seats. Thanks to those who had to set them all up. You deserve a beer or three.

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Keynote Music

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The team representing New Zealand start to fill up there reserved seats – that includes me!

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Large attendance for Convergence 2013 Keynote

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Speaker list for the Keynote, which included the customers sharing their experiences with the Dynamics products.

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Officially announced today. Microsoft has acquired social monitoring analytics vendor Netbreeze to integrate with the Dynamics CRM platform. NAV 2013 and GP 2013 will be available in Windows Azure from June 2013.

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5 Billion GBs of data is collected in 10 minutes!

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Microsoft’s View: Devices and Services

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Chobani share their experiences to the attendees

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Weightwatchers share their experience to the attendees

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Revlon share their experiences with the attendees

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Now we start to see the demo information (via photos in this blog post)

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Multi-tasking apps in Windows 8. Skype call goes out to Reuben in this demo.

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The CRM UI flow process

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Yammer integration with CRM. “Liked by Hamish Hill” – nice one!

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Taking the power Netbreeze. The new product coming to the CRM platform

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Analytics in motion!

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Social experience inside Microsoft Dynamics CRM

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That concludes blog posting number 3. Hopefully the photos were helpful, especially if you couldn’t make Convergence this year.

Greg Olsen
YellowDuckGuy

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