Windows Live going Social….

Social Networking will continue to create a lot of watercooler talk and executive discussions in 2009, with more and more companies applying Web 2.0 tool in the Enterprise. I’ve seen tremendous interest in the last 6-9 months in this topic with the customers that I speak with. A lot is happening in the blogsphere and…

1

SharePoint and Commerce Server Integration

There is a set of excellent blog posts that will tell you most of what you need to know if you are considering Commerce Server 2007. Wrap-Up: Commerce Server 2007 Architecture Series Well, as you might expect, Commerce Server 2009 is just on the horizon and a CTP has been released in December. Announcement: Commerce…

1

Kindle is Awesome! Time to re-evaluate the ebook reader market.

Kindle is the the new ebook reader sold by Amazon.com. Reading is a great way to keep up to date about new ideas and finding enough time to read continues to be a challenge because there is so much stuff I want to read. I’ve always been interested in ebook readers but I’ve never been…

1

Collaboration Can be Expensive

Extending my cell phone contract recently brought a surprise. My unlimited text messaging feature had been removed, and now I had a set limit per month except for those with the same carrier. I thought, well, no big deal, I’ll just text less. For those that use this feature, it’s very handy and unobtrusive. Net,…

1

Windows Live Writer 2009 RC Released

Those that currently use LW or anyone looking for a very good and free tool for creating and publishing blog posts should look to LW. A release candidate for the new version was just posted, go check it out here. </steve>

1

Learning 2.0: A new buzz word

For those interested in new ways of collaborating, you should check out this article: Creating an Agile Organization With Learning 2.0 Here’s a snippet: “A suite of new learning and knowledge management technologies referred to as Learning 2.0 is showing great promise in creating an approach to workforce enablement that is nimble enough to keep…

1

SharePoint for Developers Track on MyRampUp.com

The Ramp Up program has launched SharePoint for Developers track today.   From the site… “Take the Next Step on Your Career PathRamp Up is a free, online, community-based learning program, with a number of different tracks that will help you build your portfolio of professional development skills. Ramp Up has a solid foundation of…

1

Windows Azure and other cool stuff at PDC

Hey, if you happened to miss the PDC, don’t fret, you can see all the presentations here. Don’t wait, not sure how long they will be up there. There is also another option if you live in the Michigan/Ohio area. The MSDN Developer Conference is being held in January, 2009. Come check it out and…

1

SharePoint 2007 Administration Book

Hey, a new book is hitting the streets any day now, Inside SharePoint 2007 Administration, but why wait you can preorder. Shane, Todd and I wrote this book and in our unbiased opinion, it’s a great one. We expect it to be a best seller, you don’t want to be caught without your copy. So…

1