What does RTM/RTW mean? (part 1)

Since I’ve become a Release Manager at Microsoft, I’ve learned a lot about what it actually takes to “ship” software. From the development team’s point of view, the big celebration is when our software is “released” (often abbrievated as RTM or RTW). RTM = Release to Manufacturing, or the process of making CDs, putting them in…

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Additional release of SP1

While I’m here I just thought I would mention that we’ve now released SBS SP1 in 16 of the 18 languages. Today Czech, Polish, and Hungarian SP1 were released to the web (although I just got back an error through our web publishing tool on the Czech one, so don’t quote me on that). Next…