Today is my last day at Microsoft

  And this is likely to be the last post I make to this blog. By the time you read this I will have likely handed in my card key and celebrated with the great people I’ve worked with over the last 7 years. One of the key values that Microsoft instills in teams is…

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Curt Shilling - The Robert Scoble of Baseball?

 You know, the person that everyone listens to, makes outlandish statements that may offend people on occasion, and then has to issue statements like this… Everyone has days and events in life they’d love to push the rewind button on, yesterday was one of those days. Regardless of my opinions, thoughts and beliefs on anything…

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Does Amazon Ship the Best Social Software on the Web?

Yes, Amazon has the best social software on the web.  They’ve been quietly innovating for the last couple of years and it is unfortunate that people just think about their amazing catalog of user reviews and don’t think of them as an innovation hub for social software.  The reason is because their social software just works…

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Having an open mind towards leaks

Recently a blog post was made by a Microsoft employee who was excited about the new team he was joining. His post hinted at the new product by mentioning the potential competitors.  Probably something that sholdn’t have been done, but I don’t really feel that it should be big news that we would be working…

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My Day at the Blog Business Summit

“Hi, my name is Jana and I’m here to talk about Microsoft’s Lessons Learned from MSDN Community Blogs and Channel 9′”.   Unfortunately Jana wasn’t able to attend the Blog Business Summit and I had to take her place on a panel about Microsoft’s lessons learned through community engagement.  I only wish I had a shirt…

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