The Importance of the Client

Over the last couple of years, there has been a lot of innovation around of technologies that make it easier for the end user of an application to interact with systems.  This innovation has been a boon for the end user because it has provided them a more natural interface with systems that span the…

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Register for VSLive by Feb 4th and go to the MSDN Developer Conf for Free

I thought that many of you might be interested in this event and how you are able to attend the MSDN Developer Conference for no charge.  If you work with Windows or Web development using the .NET Framework and Visual Studio, then this event would likely be of interest.  The economy has been tough on everyone,…

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Live Mesh wins at the Crunchies!

I went to the 2008 Crunchies Ceremony, sponsored by TechCrunch last Friday in San Francisco.  It was the second year for the awards and was packed with over 900 attendees.  It turned out to be a good night for Windows Live as Windows Live Mesh won the “Best Technology Innovation/Achievment” and Ray Ozzie was there…

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Live Mesh Awarded Best Technology Innovation/Achievement Crunchie

Back in July’08 I had a written a blog on Live Mesh and yesterday at the 2008 Crunchie Awards and after ~ 350k votes were cast Ray Ozzie and David Treadwell from Microsoft accepted the award for Best Technology Innovation/Achievement on behalf of the Live Mesh team. Read the full article on Raj Ramabadran’s blog…

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What is Live Mesh?

I was having lunch with @roseannhiggins and @cherylfarmer Wednesday afternoon and I mentioned that Microsoft Live Mesh was nominated for a TechCrunchie award (until January 05, 2009). They, of course, wanted to know what it is so I’m tossing out a few sites to get everyone (well, all 3 of you) started on one of…

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Architect Council – San Francisco 2008.12.18

Here are the content for the Architect Council event at Microsoft’s San Francisco campus on Thursday, December 18, 2008. We would like to thank everyone who made the time to attend, and sharing your feedback. We appreciate the kind comments, as well as areas we need to improve upon. If you have any further questions…

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Architect Council – Bellevue 2008.12.16

Here are the slides we presented at the Architect Council event at Microsoft’s Bellevue campus on Tuesday, December 16, 2008. We would like to thank everyone who made the time to attend, and sharing your feedback. We appreciate the kind comments, as well as areas we need to improve upon. If you have any further…

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Cloud Computing and the Impact on Architecture

Cloud computing is a disruptive force that has the potential to change everything, but how do we take advantage of it? At Microsoft, cloud computing is a major component of our technology strategy and platform, and a rich and massively scalable cloud platform called the Azure Services Platform was just unveiled at PDC by Ray…

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Architect Council – Irvine 2008.12.11

Here are the content for the Architect Council event at Microsoft’s Irvine campus on Thursday, December 11, 2008. We would like to thank everyone who made the time to attend, and sharing your feedback. We appreciate the kind comments, as well as areas we need to improve upon. If you have any further questions and/or…

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Architect Council – Phoenix 2008.12.09

Here are the content for the Architect Council event at Microsoft’s Phoenix campus on Tuesday, December 9, 2008. We would like to thank everyone who made the time to attend, and sharing your feedback. We appreciate the kind comments, as well as areas we need to improve upon. If you have any further questions and/or…

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