Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

January, 2007

  • Look up and Smile on Australia Day!

    Well that says it all really! We are doing something really cool on Australia Day this year. To celebrate the launch of Windows Vista we are running a whole bunch of different campaigns and the biggest of those is the Look Up and Smile Website . So the...
  • Screencasts: Tools of the Trade

    Well as a lot of you know I've been doing a fair few Screencasts on Windows Vista lately. So I thought it was time to give you some guidance about how I have been producing these and what tools I've been using. First of all thanks to Chuck for providing...
  • Windows Vista Screencast: Aero Interface

    Hi there folks, Well it's time again for another Screencast on Windows Vista! My last Screencast was on Search which judging by the views was quite popular! In this Screencast I'm going to give you a bit of introduction on the new Windows Vista Aero...
  • The Fundamental Computer Investigation Guide..

    The Fundamental Computer Investigation Guide for Windows Is Now Available The Solution Accelerators-Security and Compliance team is pleased to announce the Fundamental Computer Investigation Guide for Windows , which is now available. Best Practices and...
  • 15 Year Lunch and Organic Cola

    How's about this? Today we went up the road to this little Italian place for Monique's 15 year anniversary at Microsoft. Congrats Mon by the way! And they had they had Organic Cola on the menu! So I had to try this. So the brand is Phoenix Organic Cola...
  • Imagine Cup 2007

    Well the Imagine Cup 07 Event is on again this year so get your entries in to compete in this fantastic competion. If you're not familiar with this event it's a Microsoft Student technology competition where students need to create a Web Service using...
  • Windows Vista Screencast: Reliability

    Well it's time for another Screencast on Windows Vista. In this Screencast I'm going to talk about "Reliability" and the improvements Windows Vista makes in this area. Now Reliability is one of those topics that is very much open to interpretation by...
  • It's time for the 72 Hour Conversation...

    Well Mix 07 is on again in Las Vegas this year at the end of April. Geared toward Web developers, designers, online advertising professionals and a broad set of partners and customers, MIX will continue to explore how to build more interactive and responsive...
  • New IT Showcase Content

    Hi Folks The Microsoft IT Showcase team has published some new content that gives you a good insight into how we at Microsoft use our own technology. I've always found this content to resonate really well with customers because its real world. And for...
  • Windows Mobile Resources

    One of my collegues alerted me to some great resources on Windows Mobile. I thought this would be useful in a post EPG and Partner Support Line Trial running until end of January 07* Call +612 42219780 For certified partners and Enterprise...
  • Offline for a week

    I'm off today with the wife and kids for a week of sun and fun on the NSW South Coast. This is our annual trek south so it should be good. I won't have access to email which I guess is a good thing in a way.. See you all when I get back..Oh and below...
  • New IT Showcase Content: Using Technology more Effectively

    Check out the new content below from our IT Showcase Team . Helping Employees Use Technology More Effectively Published: 01/04/07 The Everyday Productivity Education (EPE) program helps Microsoft employees make the best use of Microsoft products and IT...
  • All Aboard the Windows Vista Bus!

    Now I have to say I thought I've seen everything but how cool is this! A few guys over at the Windows Vista Blog are touring some cities in the US in a custom kitted out bus all wrapped up in the Windows Vista logo. How come I don't get these kind of...
  • Back from Holidays

    Hi folks, Well I'm a bit late with my Happy New Year post but here it is anyway. Happy New Year everyone! I just got back this week after about 2 and half weeks of leave over the holiday period. It was a good break but I'm glad to be back and I'm looking...
  • Security Bulletin: January 2007

    Hi folks, Well it's that time again! Time for another round of Security Updates. Please review the bulletin below and apply to your environement where necessary. As part of Microsoft’s commitment to deliver security updates on a predictable and consistent...
  • ISV Innovation Days

    In February and March we are running ISV Innovation Days in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. The dates for each event is below. Click the appropriate link to find out more and see a detailed agenda. Melbourne – Thursday 22 February 2007 Sydney - Tuesday...
  • Windows Vista Security Guide: v1.2 Released

    In case you haven't seen this; the Windows Vista Security Guide v1.2 has been released. To get and overview of the guide click here and for the full download click here . Cheers, Jeffa
  • SQL DownUnder Podcast: Show 20

    Hi Folks, SQL Down Under podcast show 20 with guest Microsoft Program Architect Richard Waymire discussing the released version of DataDude, SQL Server development and fishing is available now for download from www.sqldownunder.com . Cheers, Jeffa
  • TechNet Webcast Series: 24 Hours of Exchange 2007

    Just wanted to let you all know about this great webcast series we are running! TechNet Webcast Series: 24 Hours of Exchange Server 2007 Get a comprehensive look at Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with the new "24 hours of Exchange" series. Our Exchange...
  • Business Desktop Deployment 2007: Now Available!

    With the consumer launch of Windows Vista just around the corner we have now released the Business Desktop Deployment 2007 or BDD 2007 Solution Accelerator. Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 is THE best practice set of comprehensive guidance and...