Deploy/Adopt: Realizing Value

All about Adopting and Deploying the Microsoft Platform

January, 2009

  • Slow news day at InformationWeek results in dumb Windows 7 article

    Paul McDougall should be ashamed of himself.  Basically he creates an article and ambiguous headline about the fact that Georgetown University doesn’t want Windows 7 Beta installed on school-owned computers. Duh! He’s getting pummeled in the comments...
  • IE8 Release Candidate Available

    We’re getting closer to launch with IE8 with the release of IE8 Release Candidate. If you’ve not begun your evaluation, now is a good opportunity to begin that planning now. Here are some additional resources you can refer to during the RC1 installation...
  • Join the Deployment Champs Club

    I’m sometimes taken aback when talking with customers about deployment and they just can’t believe that Microsoft actually cares.  We do!  An effort that’s been kicked off by our east coast sales teams is the Microsoft Deployment Champs Club...
  • You Like Us! You Really Like Us! Windows 7 Beta Cap Lifted

    Last week, I jokingly asked that we take down the internet with all of the requests for Windows 7 beta.  Well, that didn’t quite happen, but the interest has been tremendous to the point that we’ve dug deep and opened the pipe beyond the 2.5M limit...
  • Why Windows Vista SP1 Matters In A [New] Windows 7 World

    This week, Microsoft is making a big push to the consumer in building Windows 7 awareness and excitement.  Friday, the public will be able to download the beta version and begin their own evaluation, through August 1 st .  Following on the heels...
  • My New Home

    I'm slowly going through the process of transferring my blog posts to my new, Microsoft Technet home. So, you might see some old posts interspersed with new materials for a short while. Thanks
  • Introducing Microsoft Tag

    Announced at CES, Microsoft Tag is an application lets people use the camera of their Internet-capable mobile phone to snap a tag, which then connects them to mobile content such as videos, music, product information, ring tones, free text and other promotions...
  • Interested in Windows 7? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

    The Windows Blog has some great information for those of you just chomping at the bit to install Windows 7.  On January 9th, the Windows 7 Beta will be available for Windows enthusiasts to download via the Windows 7 page on Windows.com. The Windows...
  • You’ve Got Questions? Try Microsoft Answers.

    Technorati Tags: microsoft answers , mvp Microsoft Answers is a site we’ve launched to provide a more friendly UI for getting answers to Windows Vista questions.  You will also see that there’s a forum moderated by the Microsoft Answers Team (employees...