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Life at Microsoft

June, 2006

  • Ughh...

    It's Day 4 of TechEd, and the attendees are starting to run down. Attending conferences like this one can be extremely exhausting: you are being firehosed with information, walking from one end of the convention center to the other, being fed food that...
  • Session went well

    My TechEd presentation went relatively well, considering I was talking about regulatory compliance at 8:30 in the morning halfway through the conference. I also lined up a number of people to attend a focus group that I was running later in the day.
  • Microsoft releases the Regulatory Compliance Planning Guide

    Yesterday, my team shipped the Regulatory Compliance Planning Guide. This guide is available at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=56114 . The Planning Guide: shows IT professionals how they can use an IT controls framework to help address...
  • TechEd presentation coming tomorrow

    I am presenting at TechEd on regulatory compliance tomorrow at 8:30am. The presentation will coincide with a new guide that my team is releasing. Today and tonight will be spent preparing for my presentation. I'm looking forward to having this behind...
  • TechEd 2006 Opportunity - Information Protection Focus Group

    If you are at TechEd this week and would be willing to take an hour to discuss your problems around information protection, please send me an email. I am trying to understand the pains IT pros have around protecting information, including rights management...
  • 20/20 update

    In case any of you are interested, I'm getting close to the end of my 20/20 program at the PRO Club. I have gone from 221.5 around the end of January to 177.5 today. I've lost a total of 44 lbs! If you want to read more, check out http://2020program...