Microsoft Jazz Band at Big Daddy’s ~ 2010

One of the unexpected pleasures of working at a world-class company is working with some very talented and smart people. Many of my friends play musical instruments so a number of years ago I put together the Microsoft Jazz Band. This year was the highlight, for me, of our playing career when local music luminaries…


Windows Security Blog Alert: Fake Microsoft Security Essentials

Fake Microsoft Security Essentials software on the loose. Don’t be fooled by it! Last week, we saw the re-emergence of another new trojan that is disguising itself as Microsoft’s no-cost antimalware program Microsoft Security Essentials. This imposter is known in the technical world of antimalware combat as “Win32/FakePAV”. FakePAV is a rogue that displays messages…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 beta for Microsoft Outlook

From the CustomerEffective folks, I’ve been spending time with CRM 2011 beta for Outlook, and there are a lot of things to love about it.  I’ll be posting a series of blog posts about some of my favorite new features. One thing that jumps out at you is how much work has gone in to…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Office 365 – Powered Productivity

If you look closely at any successful company you will find productivity is the engine fueling growth. When business leaders think about improving the effectiveness of their people, they look to remove barriers that constrain knowledge sharing and empower confident decision making. In order to do this, organizations need technology solutions that are cost-effective, and…


Visit CRMUG’s Town Hall

Luv, luv, luv this resource, CRMUG’s Town Hall:


Microsoft Delivers at Convergence 2010 Europe

Convergence Europe kicked off this morning and a lot of our CRM team peeps and MVPs are there. This was the first official report I’ve seen so far: LONDON — Oct. 14, 2010 — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) opens Convergence 2010 Europe today in London with a keynote address from Kirill Tatarinov, corporate vice president,…


Last Chance ~ CRMUG Summit 2010

In just a couple weeks, a number of CRM MVPs will be traveling to Orlando for the annual CRMUG Summit.  Summit is the largest, independent gathering of Dynamics CRM users this year, and will be happening 10/26-10/28, with optional pre- and post-conference training classes.  It takes a terrific team effort from the Microsoft Dynamics CRM…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 ~ Videos on YouTube now

I’m luvin’ the series of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 created by the team program managers. We’ve tied them to the posts once or twice a week on the CRM Team Blog too. So if you haven’t been to the CRM site on YouTube since I rolled it out this Summer, take a minute to check…


What will the next ten years bring us… LightSpace

I keep telling my friends that the new technology adoption and creation curve is so steep that we can’t even possibly imagine what will be available next year, let alone in ten years. So when I saw Microsoft’s LightSpace I thought, this is a proto-type, what will it be in a year or two. Can…


PartnerPoint: Turn Cloud Storage into a File Server – Introducing the Nasuni Filer 2.0 – Free Webcast

With all of the buzz around Azure and The Cloud, I thought you might be interested in this upcoming webcast by PartnerPoint: Title: Live Webinar: Introducing Nasuni Filer 2.0 Registration: Date: Thursday, October 7th at 3:00pm EST Description: Now supporting Hyper-V, Windows Azure and VFS, the Nasuni Filer turns cloud storage into a file…