Join New Horizons for our Free 7th Annual Technology Event: This year’s ‘Techknowledgey’ event is all about emerging, hot technologies and how to improve and grow your business successfully. Take a journey with New Horizons and explore some of Microsoft’s newest technologies in breakout sessions on System Center, Lync, Windows 8, Server, SharePoint, Microsoft Certifications, Virtualization, Mobility and more. Partners involved with this year’s Techknowledgey event include Microsoft, C/D/H, VDS, Rightpoint, Project Leadership Associates, Virtual Savant, Automation Alley, The Coil Group, MobileComply, Good Technology and more. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, 14115 Farmington Road in Livonia. To register, call (734) 525-1501.
Competitiveness meeting coming: Dearborn’s Henry Ford will host a meeting featuring an update on the Harvard Business School-led U.S. Competitiveness Project on Thursday, Nov. 15, featuring HBS professors William W. George, Chester A. Huber, Jan W. Rivkin and Willy C. Shih. The event runs from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Henry Ford’s Anderson Theater, 20900 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn. Register at www.alumni.hbs.edu/USCompDET.
Compuware Sets Web Experience Best Practices Webinar: Delivering a quality Web experience continues to be a challenge for many businesses. Compuware is hosting a best practices Webcast with customer REI.com to help guide businesses interested in addressing the challenges in their performance monitoring strategy. Speaker Jeremy Norris, operations manager at REI.com, will share best practices for optimizing the Web experience for customer satisfaction and business benefit. Join REI’s Norris and Stephen Pierzchala from the Compuware APM Center of Excellence, as they discuss how REI.com tackles the challenges of commercial application delivery, measures and optimizes performance at the edge of the Internet, ties performance analytics to business drivers and delivers superior shopping experience to drive revenue. Register at this link.
Atrio Systems Presents Microsoft Dynamics User Group Conference: Pontiac-based Atrio Systems Microsoft Dynamics User Group conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern time at the Microsoft Office in Southfield. You will be given the opportunity to attend breakout sessions on Microsoft Dynamics GP, SL and CRM. Along with Atrio Systems, Custom Computer Resources (Microsoft Dynamics SL) and Vantage Business Solutions (Microsoft Dynamics GP) will also showcase their respective Dynamics solutions. Jon Pielak from The Coil Group is the keynote speaker and will discuss “Real Mobility Solutions.” Microsoft Dynamics User Group is a 5-hour educational event with 12 break-out sessions, which draws both current users of Microsoft Dynamics CRM, GP and SL solutions, as well as companies considering new business management software. There is no cost and a complimentary lunch for attendees, but reservations are required and space is limited. This year’s conference will be held at Microsoft, 1000 Town Center, 19th Floor, in Southfield. To attend this event and learn all about Microsoft Dynamics solutions, register today at www.atriosystems.com . For further information, contact Laura Cubbler or at (248) 874-1758, ext. 114.