About the Author
has worked in business processing and integration for over 10 years and has architected some of the largest Microsoft integration projects in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. His technical expertise includes implementing Microsoft BizTalk and messaging standards for a variety of clients in finance, supply chain, and other sectors. Most recently, he founded SphereGen, a niche company that provides a blended model of low-cost onshore and offshore solutions for its clients. Prior to that, John worked as the U.S. BizTalk Practice Lead for Conchango, where he obtained BizTalk Virtual Technical Specialist (VTS) status within Microsoft.Simon Evans
has worked for 10 years as a software developer and technical architect. He has architected enterprise-scale applications and services for household name clients. Simon is a managing consultant for Conchango in the U.K., part of EMC Consulting Services. He is an expert in .NET development, and more specifically in Windows Communication Foundation and ASP.NET, having participated in several Microsoft early adoption programs. Simon believes deeply that a broad understanding of key technology concepts is an essential foundation to being a gifted designer and builder of solutions.