Apologies – I’ll be posting very soon…

I promised myself to keep this up to date by blogging everyday other day at a minimum. Right now I’m working on a post to go more into feature development – and it is taking longer then I’d hoped. I’ve also been filling in for a few areas here at work and you will see the…

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Media Center is Cool, but…

Wow! That last post got a lot of comments. I’m going to be back on topic for my blog here a bit more and talk about project management on such a cool product. Media Center is a lot of fun to work on, and as you can tell from all the suggestions, there are tons of…

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Where are we now?

With all the questions about Vista I thought it might be interesting to talk about where we are in the project and to see if there were things you were hoping to see. Right now we’re in a bug fixing phase. That means we are working on closing down as many bugs as possible in…

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What does Away Mode Do, Anyway?

Some have asked for more detail on Away Mode and what it does: Away Mode does the following when invoked: Shuts down the video signal at the port Mutes all system audio Blocks HID and PS/2 input devices (so your cat does not walk across the “delete” key and delete your library) Puts the CPU…

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Cool Technology I’ve Used in the Last Few Months

Okay so one of the best things about being a project manager is getting to use all the new technology coming out. The comment about Away Mode made me think that it might be worth posting what I’ve been able to use to see if there are questions I can answer. Mind you some stuff isn’t…

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Anonymous Comments

So by default this blog software doesn’t allow anonymous comments. I turned them on. Personally I like to be anonymous sometimes – so I’ll extend the same ability.

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Customer Support and Feedback

Welcome to my blog about Media Center and Media Center Project Management. For those who don’t know a project manager at Microsoft is responsible for pulling all the pieces together. We work with test, development. program management and senior management to both define, drive and release products. My last project was Update Rollup 2 for…

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