NewsGator has been a Microsoft partner for a long time. In fact, the partnership deepens every year – becoming a depth-managed partner, attaining gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV) and Portals & Collaboration competencies, earning the 2011 Partner of the Year award, and this year becoming a Globally Managed Partner.
- Connections. WPC is the place to connect, align, and strategize with the partners that benefit your business. They’re all in one place and they all care about one thing: creating revolutionary products and solutions within the Microsoft environment. Even in an age of virtual social networking, face-to-face engagement with like-minded visionaries in your field is a great way to spawn unexpected encounters with the potential to spark the innovation and momentum your business needs.
- Awards. Want to know who’s best in the world at what they do with emerging technologies, vertical markets, and services? NewsGator won Microsoft’s 2011 Partner of the Year award and is a finalist for Microsoft’s ISV-Software Solutions Industry Partner of the Year 2012. We keep a close eye on the field; being named an honoree is a great indicator of innovation, success, and being able to leverage the Microsoft ecosystem to best advantage. The exposure that comes from being a winner generates unparalleled buzz around your products, solutions, services, and business models.
- Strategic alignment. NewsGator makes the most of its time at WPC by meeting with analysts and Microsoft executives in strategic planning sessions. It’s a great place to give and receive specific information around roadmaps, innovation, and strategy — such as NewsGator’s integration with the next-generation Microsoft application stack. This is the place to discuss what will be, not what was. It’s at this conference where NewsGator works with Microsoft to develop and enhance features that will make social smarter and much more useful ; putting those capabilities into business applications tailored to specific workflows and industry verticals, such as social media monitoring for marketing and sales or social learning for manufacturing industries. At WPC, you can align your business plans with forward-thinking industry leaders to launch your business on a path to success.
- Show-and-Share. NewsGator uses the Solution Innovation Center to its best advantage: showcasing the latest enterprise social innovations to the Microsoft partner community – creating valuable new relationships, partnerships, and customers. Walk around the Solution Innovation Center to catch a glimpse of where technology and innovation are headed.