Friday, May 14, 2010

Microsoft Live Labs Pivot

I’ve been trying out Pivot in the last few days, downloaded from here. Pretty amazing thing, crossing the power of DeepZoom with structured information. I can’t help but imagine the application of these technologies to information stored in business databases, intranets, or even as a navigation metaphor in your computer/file system or code. There will be a Silverlight version this year, and there’s an Excel Add-In to generate the custom Xml that feeds the system.

IASA’s CITA-P certification replaces Microsoft MCA

As reported by IASA, the Certified IT Architect at the Professional Level (CITA-P) has now replaced Microsoft’s Certified Architect (MCA) program. The information about the new certification can be found here.