Office 2007 Delay? Actually, No.

There has been a lot of confusion over the announcement that Office 2007 would also reschedule its consumer launch date to January 2007 to match that of Vista.  This marketing launch is a different animal than the development and availability date of the Office 2007 product(s). Microsoft clarifies this with a press release that reads…


Installation of MCMS 2002 with SP2

Having problems installing MCMS 2002 SP2?  Let me know if you’ve installed it or if you are having difficulty installing it.  Check out this article on – the Rational Guide to Installing MCMS 2002 Service Pack 2.


CMS 2002 SP2 Released

Stefan got it first – (why am I not surprised?)  SP2 for CMS 2002 was released today.  This is the bit that enables CMS 2002 to work with the .Net framework 2.0.  it also provides support for SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.  Along with support for .Net framework 2.0, this provides support for…


Down Under MVP

I had dinner earlier this week with a CMS MVP from Australia, Angus Logan (blog), and I had a great time.  Angus is a bright guy who does a lot of CMS work for the consulting company that he works for.  He was in Redmond attending a couple of conferences and other trainings, and apparently…


Wrapping up July

What a great month July was.  I was away with the family for the past two weeks, and a lot has happened.  I missed the BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 1 release and the Windows Vista Beta 1 release.  Wow.  Hopefully, it won’t take me too long to catch up on email so that I can…


TechEd 2005 Sessions and Slides

Even while sitting at Gnomedex, (on a Saturday), I have to keep up with my day job.  This looks like a great way to view the slides and watch the sessions from Tech-Ed 2005 a month ago.   Tech-Ed Sweetness…  (Find the BizTalk Stuff in the “Connected Systems” track)… Update: This site now requires a…


Tech-Ed Announcements

The Tech-Ed Keynote address on June 7 announced that Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 will RTM (Release to Manufacturing) on November 7, 2005.  I found Andrew Connell’s blog today.  Andrew is attending Tech-Ed and has a couple of categories on his blog for MCMS and SPS.  He’s a MCMS MVP, as well.  Andrew…


MSFT RSS-Enabled KB Announcements

Microsoft is now publishing RSS Feeds for recently published KB articles for each of its products.  See the complete list here. Some of the more important and significant products that you might want to take note of… Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 Microsoft Commerce Server 2002  


MSFT Training in the Northwest

I received the latest training calendar from NetDesk in the mail today…  The best classes on their schedule are the following… BizTalk Server 2004 (course 2157)  April 4-8, 2005 Commerce Server 2002 (course 2729)  March 21-24, 2005 Content Management Server 2002 (course 2730)  May 2-5 <equal time>  Any training vendors or independent trainers that have…


MIT Open Courseware Site

What an incredible concept…  MIT, which can cost $40K annually, is giving away their content…  whazzup with that?  It’s a great story.  CNN has picked it up, and produced a story about it.  Check out the streaming video file of the CNN program on the MIT OCW Web site. These videos are in Real Player…