Person of the Year Humor

If you don’t know by now, you’ll be a little surprised. Time’s Person of 2006 is YOU. I think that decision is very cheesy and a non-decision quite frankly. Their short list wasn’t too impressive to begin with, so they decided to go with everyone. I suspect the YouTube founders won and Time decided that their success…


The 2007 Office system and Web 2.0

A couple months ago, I wrote a blog entry on Web 2.0 in the Enterprise. I’m proud to say that we recently released a whitepaper titled Bringing Web 2.0 to the Enterprise with the 2007 Office System that I co-authored. You can find it at Check it out!



I’m doing an ECM Overview webcast today at 1pm PST. You can register at . I was scheduled to do this a few weeks ago, but it was cancelled due to some sign-in challenges. For those of you looking for a good webcast that provides an overview of WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007, I did…


Cross-browser authoring

[I cross-posted this on as well]  One of the most popular blog entries was the web browser compatibility one where folks were very vocal about the lack of authoring support on non-IE browsers. I’m proud to say that Telerik is announcing that they will support cross-browser authoring with an integrated rich text editor that will be…


Software Return on Investment

A little while ago, I posted an entry on the Longer Term View of Software where I discussed how software investments should be considered. While it touches on ROI, I thought I’d write something about the ROI on software. It’s a question that’s been coming up more and more. Enterprises know that software is important – that…


ECM Webcast on Nov 9th

I’m doing an ECM (specifically doc management and records management) Office SharePoint Server webcast this Thursday (Nov. 9th) at 9:30am PST. If you’re interested, register at This is a 200 level presentation where I’ll cover the high-level features and demo out-of-the-box features. This is not super technical so it’s good for beginners. It does…


2007 Office system released to manufacturing

It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged… things have been hectic these past couple weeks. Yesterday, we announced that 2007 Office system RTMed. RTM is a commonly used 3-letter acronym that stands for “Release to Manufacturing”. This not only includes the client technologies, but also the server technologies (Office SharePoint Server 2007) as well… along with…


Workflow Whitepaper

Quick note to say that the Workflow WP link has been updated – the whitepaper is available at Understanding Workflow in Windows SharePoint Services and the 2007 Microsoft Office System. 


Geo-distributed Deployments

Many organizations have regional offices around the world. In order to serve their employees, customers and partners a great user experience, organizations explore solutions that can help reduce the effects of network latency. Many organizations, however, tend to look for replication solutions when what they might really need to look for are WAN acceleration solutions….