Home Server Draw – Hardware specs

I thought I’d put up the details of the specs of the boxes we will be using and giving away at the end of the Summer Road Trip. To re-iterate – if you want to win this – you’ll need to register and turn up and fill in an eval form on the day to…

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Adam Cogan on Performance Point Server

Adam Cogan (Regional Director and MVP from Australia) is in New Zealand this weekend for the Boot Camp in Christchurch.  If you dont get to boot camp, but you want to get along to see what he’s been up to with Microsoft Performance Point Server,  you can catch him in Wellington at the SQL Server User…

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User group events this week

Well, its another week with several user groups on. Tomorrow night (Wednesday) the Auckland CBD .Net user group is meeting at Microsoft (22 Viaduct Harbour) at 6pm.  Andrew Tokeley will be repeating his excellent Dynamic Data Controls talk from Tech Ed.  If you’ve been at one of my sessions on my tour, you would have…

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Auckland SharePoint user group tomorrow night

Also – just a reminder for those of you in Auckland who are interested in Sharepoint – the first ever Auckland Sharepoint user group kicks off tomorrow night – October 10. You’ll want to be at Microsoft at 4pm.  Details follow: Microsoft, Level 5 22 Viaduct HarbourAuckland Head around the corner to the MPC room…

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Promoting your user group

The following post was written by Rodney Lake.  Rodney runs the .Net User Group in Tauranga, and recently had 54 people attend one of his user group meetings due to smart promotion.  He shares his tips for you here. Promoting a user group  One way to recognise a healthy user group is to see how…

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Lots of User Groups this week!

I was just looking at the user group schedule around the country and there are lots on this week. Just tonight there are the following user group meetings: Auckland SQL Server User Group Wellington SQL Server User Group Wellington  Office User Group Wellington Sharepoint User Group Wellington .Net User Group (go Tokes!) New Plymouth .Net…

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MSDN Flash – Silverlight, Rugby and Visual Studio 2008

I know – the last one only just came out yesterday.  I’ll blame the spam legislation 🙂  Here is this weeks – should be in your mail box Friday or early next week. Silverlight, Rugby and Visual Studio 2008 Silverlight 1.0 is out! The final release of Silverlight was announced a couple of weeks ago,…

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Continuity, speakers and good running.

The following post was written by Kirk Jackson  who leads the Wellington .Net User Group.  Kirks group is one of the most consistent and well run groups in New Zealand. Continuity, speakers and good running I organise the Wellington .NET user group, and over the past 5 years we have had about 45 user group…

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Starting a user group (Lessons learnt)

The following post was written by Chandima Kulathilake who was one of the founders and is a leader of the Wellington Sharepoint User Group. Starting a user group (Lessons learnt) Darryl from MSFT NZ sent a few of the New Zealand User Group leads an email the other day asking if we could come up with…

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Guest Blogging – Starting and running a User Group

We’ve got some smart people running User Groups in New Zealand.  They have been running user groups for a variety of periods from several years to several months, but they are all smart, hard working people who know how to start and run these groups well. I’ve asked some of them to share their knowledge…

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