The next meeting of the BAADD San Francisco .NET Developer’s User Group will be Wednesday, July 25, 2007 from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Microsoft Office, One Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA.
Food will arrive at 6:30, and the meeting will get underway formally at 7:00. If you arrive after 7:00, you will need to have the security guard call me to bring you up.
This month Barton Friedland will present on Windows Workflow Foundation + .Windows Sharepoint Services
Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), a key component of .NET 3.0, provides a rich set of services to build next-generation applications that manage both human computer-based workflows. Barton will provide an overview of the WF object model, including the Workflow Runtime and the extensible services it provides. Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS 3.0) is a separate product from Microsoft that also hosts WF technology. Barton will elaborate on the manner in which WF has been tuned for the WSS 3.0 environment and go into detail as to how stand-alone WF can be used in tandem with WF hosted within WSS 3.0 to compose sophisticated workflow applications.
Barton Friedland, Luminous Group
Barton Friedland is a Managing Partner of Luminous Group, a bay area technology consultancy focusing on alignment of business strategy with technology choices. A veteran of both Apple and NeXT, Barton has worked with and implemented leading edge technologies for over 20 years for companies such as American Express, JP Morgan, Elite Model Management, and Stüssy. From 2003-2006 he held the position of Director of Engineering for Spoken Translation. He holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Computer Science from Mills College. He was a senior member of the aMap HCI research project at Stanford University.
Barton’s postgraduate research employs an ethnographic approach to understand how people’s beliefs shape their use of tools, and how to this knowledge can be employed to maximize the benefits of computer technology. Barton is a founding member of Bay Area .NET Users Group and its first Group Chair. Barton introduced the vision of expanded and interconnected chapters across the Bay area and fostered diverse user membership through the introduction of working groups. Barton also served as a founding member of the Board of Directors for International .NET Association and has written several seminal articles on .NET technology.
Please RSVP to Don Robins at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Wednesday, July 25th, so we can make sure we have enough food and drinks on hand, and so building security knows you are coming. I hope you will be able to attend.
As always, we will have a drawing for door prizes including a copy of Microsoft Office Professional 2007 and Office Groove 2007 (street price $500)! Remember you must be present to win. Meetings are free for current BAADD members, and there is a guest fee is $10 at the door for nonmembers. Annual dues are $75, and you can join at the door.