Doug Seven

Director of Product Management, Visual Studio

TechEd 07 in Orlando: I’ll Be There … Will You?

Quick note to say, hey, I’ll be at TechEd ’07 in Orlando next week, June 1st – 9th, and would love a chance to talk to folks in the community about our services, your community & information management needs, and ideas for the future. I’ll be at the Resources Zone, working on the MSDN side of… Read more

Microsoft.community and xClaims/Claimspace

Korby has posted a great deal of information about our xClaim effort (part of the Rapport Service I blogged about earlier). Unfortunately we were unable to get the xClaims in the frst beta release of Microsoft.community. We will certainly have this feature in our July release, and we hope to get it into the beta… Read more

Microsoft.community Beta Released

The Microsoft.com Community Technologies Team (the team I am on) has just released our beta of the new Community Platform we are working on. This beta will give you some insight into what we are building, and more importantly, the opportunity for you to help us out by giving us feedback. Start Here: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/default.mspx Then… Read more

Microsoft.community – RC Almost Baked

After several months of work, changing dependancies, a couple designs, and a handful of UI attempts, we are getting ready to release a Beta of the community platform we have been working on (Codename: Athens Microsoft.community). Athens Microsoft.community is made up of three pillars, Discovery Services, Rapport Services, and Discussion Services. Discovery Services enable the… Read more