October, 2006

  • Resuming Work after Eid!

    Ramadan's done. Holidays are over and we're back at our desks! Outlook's complaining of a full mailbox from days of neglect and I think it's about time to work on some demos. I've got 2 major presentations in the coming few days and a major demo in the...
  • Web Content Management in MOSS 2007

    As the successor to MCMS 2002, SharePoint does offer a strong set of Web Content Management features. In Microsoft's jargon, this falls under the "Enterprise Content Management" workload. To gear customers and partners up in this area we've put out several...
  • Open XML Specs Final Drafts are ready!

    The final draft of the Office Open XML file formats specs is ready. This is great news for our customers and partners! With the final draft, partners have now the chance to develop applications that could be ready before the launch, expected by the end...
  • Skinning SharePoint, reading your mail and thinking Smart

    With email overload, every once in a while I try and stem the tide. It's a tough act. You really have to sit through the act of sorting your email and going through some that you may have missed. The "follow up" flags do help, but they only postpone the...
  • Office & Vista Testing

    So, I've decided to take the dive and run my version of Office beta on Vista. At this stage, my experience with it on the Tecra hasn't been the best. So, after 3 installations, I decided to go for Vista on the HP NC6000. It was smooooooooth! No troubles...
  • Blogging with Word

    I'm in the process of setting up a home office. The other day I and a friend decided to go shopping and I discovered that I was a gadget crazy person too! I started off with the idea of building a desktop from scratch, but after some thinking B and I...