A Day in the Life at PDC2008

Heh.  I got a kick out of this lay-man’s perspective of a typical day in the life at PDC.  Having experienced this, it made me chuckle.  There were many other activites duringthe week that may have been a little too over the top for this non-technical reporter to catch…  Ask the Experts is actually the…


PDC2008 – Report #1

I’v ebeen attending PDC2008 this week and have been having a good time.  It’s so much fun to talk with SharePoint MVPs, other Product Group folks from throughout Microsoft, and SharePoint consultants and SharePoint ISV Partners about the announcements this week and the new opportunities that these technologies will provide. I’ve been experimenting with Twitter…


Comments on Yesterday’s Security Update

Intriguing article by Jon Oltsik on Cnet.com yesterday about Microsoft’s identification of and response to the security flaw that yesterday’s update was dedicated to patching.  We’ve come a long way, baby!


New Keynote Speaker for ECMSharePoint ‘08 Conference

Derek Burney, GM for SharePoint Platform and Tools, will be a keynote speaker at the ECMSharePoint ‘08 conference next month, Nov 17-19, in Orlando. This conference is a focused opportunity to speak to and learn from the leading System Integrators and Software Companies that provide Enterprise Content Management solutions on the SharePoint platform. If you,…


Puget Sound SharePoint Users Group SPRINT Event

We’ve got such a great group of folks that are part of the Puget Sound SharePoint Users Group (PSSPUG).  Greg Frick, a SharePoint Trainer at SQLSoft+ in Bellevue, is a member, and has, with the help of about 5-6 other key members, organized an amazing day of SharePoint training and experience, scheduled for this Saturday….


ECMSharePoint ‘08 Conference

I’ve been to a lot of ECM conferences and a lot of SharePoint conferences over the past years.  At the ECM conferences, SharePoint is covered by 15-25% of the sessions, and at the SharePoint conferences, ECM is covered by about 20% of the sessions.  Wouldn’t it be great if one could attend a conference that…


SharePint at PDC2008

If you are attending PDC2008, and you are a SharePoint developer or ISV-related friend, please join me and some of my closest friends at Andrew Connell’s SharePoint by Day – SharePoint by Night event.  It’s a casual, informal couple of hours to prepare everyone for the week ahead.  We’ll be at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel…


The Twitter Phenomenon

I started using Twitter for the 3rd time a week or two ago.  The first two times, I stopped watching replies after a couple of days because they were too nosiy for me.  It took the third time for me to start to understand some of the dimensions that Twitter provides.  To some of my…


Handy Hanselman and Disk Space Freedom

Scott Hanselman has done it again with a useful and instructive reference guide for freeing up disk space on your C: drive. 


ROI – What are You looking at?

Gary Vaynerchuk has a wake up call for those who are serious about marketing.  I’m trying to learn more about marketing, and even I can understand some of his points here.  It’s not about who helped you before, or historically, which were the best channels for your message.  Gary calls out newspapers and magazines as…