Changes.

I love my job.  I really do.  Not everyone gets to say that with as much passion as I can, so it’s a special privilege to be in this position (particularly in this economy). I believe that my role here at Microsoft Ca nada is one of the best in all of Microsoft.  The mission…

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Wired – Ozzie wants to push Microsoft back into Startup mode

I really enjoyed this article as it reflects a feeling I get internally everyday. http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/16-12/ff_ozzie The keynote speaker at this past summer’s TechReady conference—a gathering of 6,000 or so Microsoft engineers from around the world—was the company’s chief software architect, Ray Ozzie. This was not a routine appearance. Ozzie arrived at Microsoft in 2005, and…

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An Accordion, A New Addition, A Great Team and Big Challenges

I like to think I have one of the best jobs at Microsoft Canada.  There is 2 equal reasons for that.  I am lucky enough to have an amazing group of people on my team (I’d go so far as to say the best group at Microsoft Canada). I love our team’s mission What’s our…

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Your Dream Job?

Over on the developer connection blog there is a great video that highlights an open position we have on the team, along with the farewell videos from JL, who is leaving our team to head to Redmond (he will be missed!) Your Dream Job video – http://blogs.msdn.com/cdndevs/archive/2008/10/10/your-dream-job.aspx JL’s Farewell:  http://blogs.msdn.com/cdndevs/archive/2008/10/14/farewell.aspx   Who will step in…

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Hey, Canadian Web Developers! Does This Sound Familiar?

John has more Techdays news over on the Canadian Developer Community Connection Blog: Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working hard on the content for the Web Developer track of Microsoft Tech•Days Canada 2008. Looking at the lighter side of this space, I took a break to come up with a few observations. "You…

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What's next for Visual Studio and .NET FX?

All the details – direct from Soma’s blog: What’s next for Visual Studio and .NET FX? It has been about 10 months since we shipped Visual Studio 2008 and .NET FX 3.5.  The team has been working on a couple of things since then – we shipped SP1 for both VS 2008 and .NET FX…

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We Are Hiring: ISV Platform Evangelist (Contract)

ISV Tele-Developer Evangelist (1 Year Contract) Job Number: J0808-0069 – Contract Category: Developer & Platform Evangelism City: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada The ISV (Independent Software Vendor) Tele-Developer Evangelist is a member of the Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) team whose overall mission is to secure platform adoption and revenue growth through evangelism, community engagement, relationship marketing…

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We Are Hiring – Architect Evangelist

Want to join the absolutely best team at Microsoft Canada?  We are hiring!   Architect Evangelist The Challenge: The mission of the Architect Evangelist (AE) is to demonstrate the value of new innovative Microsoft platform technologies by engaging with senior technical decision makers (TDMs) at both enterprises customers and partners. The AE is also responsible…

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I Am A PC

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