Looking for the Building Windows 8 Blog?

If you’re looking for the Building Windows 8 Blog then see http://blogs.msdn.com/b8. If you’re looking for the Engineering Windows 7 Blog then see http://blogs.msdn.com/e7.   Thank you, Steven

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Next steps for blogging…

Greetings, I’ve recently changed jobs at Microsoft and decided that this would be a good time to take a break from external blogging.  I started a blog inside the firewall (using the beta of SharePoint no less!) and am going to focus there for a while.  There’s lots to talk about with the members of…

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Interns — the intern experience in Office

We’re actively hiring interns from the college campuses we visit.  I wanted to use this as an opportunity to talk about what it is like to be an intern in Office.  You can read about the specifics of the intern program on the intern web site: http://www.microsoft.com/college/ip_overview.mspx.  You can read about the job types available…

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Heads-up — check us out at schools all across the US

We’re out there visiting a bunch of schools in the next few weeks.  At each of these schools you will run into a senior member of the Office development team–we’re representing all of Microsoft, not just Office, interviewing for full time and internships on our product teams. Stop by your college career office for information…

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Dev (or SDE) at Microsoft

As we hit the college campuses for the second half of recruiting, it seemed like a good idea to pick up where we left off. Development at Microsoft Let’s talk about development at Microsoft and what it is like to be a Software Design Engineer (or SDE as we call them, or just “dev”).  My…

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Modern PM research techniques

In a comment in the previous post there was a mention of maybe the PM role will go away with the advent of new technologies that make it easier to drive data directly to the developers.  In particular there was a mention of Watson — which is our online crash data — which has been a…

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PM at Microsoft

While at Stanford this week I was asked by a number of PM (program manager) candidates to talk about the PM role at Microsoft.  The PM role is unique to Microsoft and was actually created in response to developing software that is more usable and at the same time pushes the state of the art…

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Thanks Stanford…

I had a great time at Stanford–though it was cold and cloudy 🙂 🙂  Thanks everyone for taking the time to get together today. As I expected, the questions and discussion really kept me on my toes all day!  I tip my hat to Dhyanesh and Greg for working me over with a number of deep…

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Off to Stanford

I will be at Stanford on wednesday the 14th meeting with Develpment and Program Management hires.  I’m definitely looking forward to the time so bring your tough questions! –Steven

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Ken Morse on advice for graduates

A few weeks ago I was on a panel discussion at Cyberposium 2005.  The panel’s moderator was Ken Morse, a lecturer and managing director of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center.  Professor Morse has quite a lot of experience with startups in the technology industry (having been involved in launching companies like 3COM, Aspen, and others) and…

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