Welcome to CIOBriefings
CIOBriefings provides consulting and training services focused on getting your business up to speed in the areas of data warehousing, enterprise portal strategies, .NET software development, and IT strategies. We do this by providing high-quality consulting and training in several key areas to provide you with an immediate impact in your business.
CIOBriefings is pleased to announce the launch of LearnMicrosoftBI.com. This site provides free training videos for the Microsoft BI stack including Analysis Services, Integration Services, Reporting Services, PerformancePoint Server, ProClarity, and more. The site also includes a forum for further discussion of the topics. Check it out at http://www.LearnMicrosoftBI.com.
Areas of Expertise
CIOBriefings has performed consulting for Fortune 500 companies, Internet startups, and many companies in between. We have been chosen due to our unique experience performing analysis and design of data warehousing implementations, n-tier application development, the ability to assemble a development team, and manage the process at your site, using your people. This builds the internal expertise and allows you to be self-sufficient once the project is over. Our consulting focuses on the following areas:
- Design and Construction of Data Warehouses
- Delivery of Data Warehousing data through Enterprise Portals
- Building and Maintaining a Development Team
- Development Processes with agile development methods and the Microsoft Solution Framework (MSF)
- Analysis, Design, and Specifications of Distributed Applications
CIOBriefings provides training through Solid Quality Mentors. This provides us with world-class courseware and access to some of the best Microsoft experts in the world.
Craig Utley presented an MSDN Webcast about Design Patterns in .NET on April 6, 2005. Click here to download the source code.
CIOBriefings president Craig Utley recently presented an MSDN Webcast about using Test-Driven Development in .NET, with a special emphasis on ADO.NET and concurrency issues. If you are using, or thinking about using, TDD in your development, make sure you check out this 90-minute webcast. You can view a replay by clicking this link: Test-Driven Development: Building Applications using Test-First Practices.
Craig has also given an MSDN webast about using design patterns in .NET. This 90-minute webcast focused on understanding design patterns and looking at three design patterns in depth, including how the .NET framework made them easier to implement. You can view a replay of the webcast by clicking this link: Design Patterns in .NET.