Infoglut – I’m making an email resolution

IEEE Spectrum magazine’s article on infoglut has provided me some inspiration to: Reapply PIFEM Reduce the number of emails I send (I am part of the problem) Reduce my number of words in email (I can be more structured and more succinct) Refuse to reply all Investigate tools such as Clear Context Introduce to the…

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Nothing comes for free?

There is something skill or magic about picking up a topic such as “Does IT matter” or penning a blog about “Everything for nothing“. The latter thanks to James Gardner, is typically thought provoking style as he writes “the next decade or so, I can’t see why you would build a private corporate network” since…

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HopeMongers

Over the last ten months, a volunteer team of 7 Microsoft MVPs, 30 community developers, 5 solution/ISV/hosting partners, and 4 non-governmental organizations have spent evenings and weekends working on a very unique philanthropic software business called HopeMongers.  HopeMongers’ software enables a whole new kind of philanthropy, microgiving, helping you give as little as $10 to…

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Links to “what to know” about Sharepoint 2010

The public beta will be available on November 2009. Register at following location to access the software: http://sharepoint2010.microsoft.com/try-it/Pages/Trial.aspx Watch the SharePoint Conference 2009 keynote video http://www.mssharepointconference.com/pages/default.aspx SharePoint 2010 overview @ product group blog http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/10/19/sharepoint-2010.aspx SharePoint 2010 (Beta) Developer Center http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/ee514561.aspx TechNet information for ITPro (install, upgrade….) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/sharepoint/ee263917.aspx And note that the external SharePoint Product site…

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HP Envy

As many of my colleagues rib me about, I do like the Apple Hardware. Today we at Microsoft in Sydney had a bit of a look at many OEM Windows 7 devices pre-launch. The first I came to was the HP Envy, notable not only for its strikingly Mac like features (I’m a big fan…

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Google: What if you don’t know any better?

Doing my regular rounds of tech news I came across this article which is a surprisingly candid review on a press conference with Google cofounder Eric Schmidt. Schmidt rejected the idea that customers are locked in . “There is no closed loop,” he said, “there are competitors and we make it possible for you to…

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