New job

No I haven’t been laid off from Microsoft … and hope I don’t any time soon 🙂 I changed roles this past week.  I have joined the world famous (in SharePoint circles anyway) Technical Product Management team run by Arpan Shah.  This is the team that notable folks such as Joel Olsen, Mike Fitzmaurice &…

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Bill’s last day

Today is BillG’s last day full time at Microsoft.  I just finished watching a live web cast of Bill’s last “town hall meeting”.  These are meetings where the execs of the company talk about the business and how we are doing etc… Today’s was obviously dedicated to Bill. I have a sneaking suspicion that I…

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Floor cleaning robots…

We moved into our new house last week and it is a lot bigger than the last. That means lots of vacuum cleaning.  So becoming more accustomed to being lazy in my old age … there was only one thing for it… a Roomba & a Scooba.  Floor cleaning robots from www.irobot.com. One for carpet,…

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My Hugh MacLeod sketch …

At the Office Developers Conference a few weeks back Hugh MacLeod was at the attendee party drawing stuff for people on business cards.  If you don’t follow Hugh you can here:  http://www.gapingvoid.com/ Here is my drawing:

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B visits campus

My good friend Brendon, from New Zealand is over in the Seattle at the moment for next weeks SharePoint conference.  He runs a Gold Partner back home called Provoke.  They are doing awesome SharePoint work and delivering some screaming solutions such as www.flybuys.co.nz (a loyalty program).  The Site is delivered on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server…

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Couple of winter campus shots…

Took these on the way to work a couple of days ago.  First time I have lived anywhere that properly snowed.

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