Thursday, July 12, 2007

MSDN Virtual Lab: Office Business Application Reference Application Pack for Manufacturing Plant Floor Analytics

At the end of this lab, you will understand how an Analytics OBA (Office Business Application) can be implemented to materialize the Analytics Value Chain of enabling operational monitoring, tactical analysis & decision making, and strategic insight. You can find this lab here

Sample BizTalk 2006 R2 HIPAA Solution Published on Codeplex

First release of the BizTalk 2006 R2 HIPAA Claims Processing sample application demonstrates how healthcare companies can submit claims through BizTalk 2006 in real-time over HTTPS to a 3rd party claims processor called Availity. This solution demonstrates the following technologies:
· Business Rules Engine
· SQL 2005 Analysis Services
· MOSS and InfoPath
· New R2 EDI Features for healthcare

Friday, July 06, 2007

BizTalk Server 2006 extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation Sample

Microsoft released BizTalk Server 2006 extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation (June CTP) SDK Sample. To try it out head to the Connect Site for this project, complete the survey, download the sample code and do the walk through.
Prerequisites for the walkthrough:
1- To complete the walkthrough you should first have Visual Studio 2005 professional or greater installed.
2 - You also need BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Beta 2 which is available on it's own connect site here. 3 - SQL Server 2005 SP1 express or greater is also required and you can get that here.
4 - Lastly you'll need the BizTalk extensions for WF from Connect.
The walkthrough will take about an hour and it starts with a WF workflow model and steps you through how to run this workflow inside the BizTalk Server managed server environment. No BizTalk experience is required for the walkthrough.