What does an information worker do all day?

Interesting piece in the New York Times on the effect of interruptions caused by email, IM etc.  28% of the day handling non-urgent unimportant things, and 15% of the day spent searching for information.  Some time ago I started switching off email during particularly busy times, like when I have a deadline to meet.  No…

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Arsenal's Office & SharePoint 2007 Deployment

It’s been frustrating not being able to write about some of the great projects I have been working on over the past year, but with the launch of 2007 Office system last Thursday I can finally start to talk about some of the work I have been doing.  One of my projects was selected as…

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Office and SharePoint Training Material

The number 1 question I get asked at the moment: What training resources are available? Here’s a quick summary: www.microsoft.com/learning/office2007 TechNet MSDN Office Developer Center MSDN SharePoint Developer Portal http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint WSS and MOSS ITPro/Developer Clinics are still available WSS 3.0 Development: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/5045.aspWSS 3.0 Infrastructure: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/3369.aspMOSS 2007 Development: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/5046.aspMOSS 2007 Infrastructure: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/elearning/course/3370.asp   Official Microsoft courseware,…

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Vista and Office To Go Please!

Ever wondered how Microsoft rolls out Vista and Office internally?  Here’s how.  This picture was taken yesterday at the upgrade fair run by our internal IT folks.  It continues today and tomorrow – and pretty impressive it is too.  Less than two weeks after Vista RTM they have a corporate standard image ready to roll…

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