Steve Jobs (CLI – NUI)

Our industry lost one of its great pioneers with the passing of Steve Jobs on Wednesday. As a young computer geek from the 70’s and 80’s I have followed Steve Job’s success for more than 30 years as demonstrated in posts such as The Glory Days of Home Computing. A lot has been said about…

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Help write the PowerShell Survival Guide

My friend Eric Battalio is leading an effort to update the Windows PowerShell Survival Guide on the TechNet Wiki. Survival Guides are essentially categorized collections of links + comments around a common theme, scenario or technology – think of them as a Table of Contents for a particular problem domain – with the contents spanning…

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Why haven’t our Exception Management Practices evolved from the 60’s?

It is amazing to think how much has changed over the last decade or so – evolution of the cloud, broad adoption of natural user interfaces and general acceptance of agile development techniques – just to name a few. But one thing that causes me no end of frustration is that during this entire period…

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Calling all PowerShell Users…

We need your help! The Information Experience (iX) team at Microsoft is looking for your help and feedback to drive new guidance experiences over the next 6 – 12 months. For those people not familiar with the iX team we are the folks responsible for deliving guidance to support Microsoft products such as Windows Server,…

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