Getting Things Done: Update

Chris Sells pinged me today to ask about GTD.  Actually, it was kind of funny… he sent me an email with the subject line “You’ve done this, what can you tell me?“  And the body was a link.  That’s it.  When I first saw the subject line I thought it was spam, or even <gasp> porn spam. …


SharePoint in Educational Settings

Jared Evans contacted me via my blog to ask whether there were any white papers about using SharePoint in Universities.  I hadn’t seen any, but wonderful Adam in SharePoint marketing was kind enough to point me to a whole slew of case studies featuring SharePoint in Education.  Enjoy, Jared! 


15 new InfoPath SP1 Labs posted to MSDN

Well, the headline says that there are 15, but when I look, I see 16 😉  In any case, these look like great labs in the Office Developer Center!


Wow, first time in over 5 years!

After reading in several blogs about David Allen and his book/process Getting Things Done, I decided to give it a try.  The set-up has been significant, and I’m not done by any stretch, but I’ve finished my inbox, and for the first time since the day I started at Microsoft, my inbox is empty! Jeff…


Ducks looking for work?

Today on the way back from lunch, I had to do a double take as I walked by the building 4 lobby because there were ducks standing at the door, waiting to get in.  “There are ducks at the door,” I said to the receptionist, thinking she must have noticed me walking backwards, and would…


NPR: They got me!

I had to run an errand this afternoon, and as I pulled out of the parking lot, a news story came on NPR talking about a US Post Office announcement about mobile zip codes.  Modeled on the rulings that allowed people to take their phone numbers with them, the Assistant Postmaster General was quoted from…