Change is Good – Change Challenges

I’ve resigned from Microsoft, and will be taking up an A/Professorship in Services Engineering at the University of NSW. To quote one of my favourite blogger – James Hamilton – ‘Change is good, change challenges, change forces humility, change teaches’. I am looking forward to the new challenge and learning opportunities this change brings me!…

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Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Final Release

J.D.Meier announced it – it’s here – Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Final Release! Very kind of the team to acknowledge me when I really have only made some contribution towards version 1 years ago! Hopefully in my next job I will be able to create more IP again!

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My Dilemma at PDC and Sydney Film Festival

The dilemma I always have at PDC and the Sydney Film Festival is – there are so many wonderful concurrent sessions – which one do I go to? this year – I think I’ve worked out a great formula that suits me – I’m sticking to the Advanced or Expert sessions. And so far, not a…

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Microsoft R&D Job Opportunities

This note came in from HR, looks interesting – hope to see some of you there! Venue: Microsoft office, 1 Epping Road, North Ryde, 2113 Date: 3rd October, 2008 Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm (Seated by 12:50pm) Agenda: 12:20pm -12:50pm – Guest arrival and registrations 1:00pm – 2:20pm – Presentation by Enwei Xie (China Research and…

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ACS Adelaide IT Architecture Special Interest Group

Daniel Brown dropped me a note to let me know this is happening in Adelaide: When & Where: · Where: Excom Education, 191 Pulteney Street, Adelaide (map) · When: 9th of October (09/10/2008) @ 5:30PM Agenda: The agenda for this month’s evenings activities are: ·5:30pm – arrive, relax and network ·5:45pm – welcome and introductions…

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PDC 2008 Sessions Sneak Peak

https://sessions.microsoftpdc.com/public/sessions.aspx great sessions, great speakers lineup – why on earth did I give my complimentary PDC pass to Michael?

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My Official Duties at TechEd Australia and New Zealand

From the TechEd Speaker portal: GEN003Women in Technology Luncheon03/09/2008 13:15-14:15 Bayside Terrace ARC203Understanding Software-Plus-Services: A Perspective01/09/2008 14:15-15:30 NZ Room 2, SkyCity ARC203Understanding Software-Plus-Services: A Perspective03/09/2008 10:15-11:45 Parkside Auditorium See you there!

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Microsoft Architect Journal Reader

Simon tells me that the Architecture Journal Reader is coming soon: In his own words: “At the Strategic Architect Forum (SAF) this week we released the new Architecture Journal Reader.  Based on the WPF NewsReader SDK, the Architecture Journal Reader delivers an visually exciting, immersive, and searchable reading experience for all issues of the Journal, available…

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GeekGirlBlogs is here!

Bronwen, Catherine and the team have been working on this exciting project – GeekGirlBlogs. Check it out! and let us know if you’re also a GeekGirlBlogger – I’m sure Bronwen would be happy to add you onto the list.

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