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  • Blog Post: A Video-Taped Chat with Steve Balmer

    Blogging in the "better late than never" category... Robert Scoble interviewed Steve Balmer and posted the video up on Channel9 last week. It's a great look at where Steve's head is at with regard to Developers, Microsoft Evangelism, and Blogging, so I thought you might be interested.
  • Blog Post: Aggreg8 - Home for IT PRos

    Okay.. you're an IT Pro. (If you're not, you're still welcome to keep reading.) And you're tired of feeling alone in the world. But you know that there must be some others out there like you - dealing with the same issues and same technologies; just dying to show of some new script or tool or best-practice...
  • Blog Post: Are you a Blogebrity? (Is anyone, really?)

    Okay.. Time reported on it , so it must be true. But wait? Is it really? Actually.. no. Blogebrity Magazine is not actually happening. It was a hoax. Well… not really a hoax… but it was actually part of a “ Viral Marketing ” contest that attempted to get hits just by...
  • Blog Post: Start Something?

    Have you seen Start.com? Have you seen it lately? Eileen Brown reminded me of it this morning… Very cool. Chris Avis also has a couple of posts on it as well. ( Post 1 , and Post 2 )
  • Blog Post: TechEd Podcasts!

    There aren’t any there yet, but watch this space . …or subscribe to the feed .
  • Blog Post: October 2005 TechNet Webcast Schedule

    The schedule of TechNet Webcasts for October is ready to go. I’m doing at least one of them; on Understanding Group Policy . I’ve posted the entire schedule, complete with breakdowns by topic or product/technology, as well as full descriptions, as an article HERE . And here are some...
  • Blog Post: Dude! Where'd you git that BLOG t-shirt?!

    I’ve been asked by a couple people where I got that “ The Blog ” shirt. Here's a link to that very shirt at the place I bought it from: http://www.t-shirthumor.com/Merchant2/products/blog.html?Category_Code=tops I also own this “You have the right to remain silent” one on a black T-shirt: http...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: The Answer to “When can I get Windows 7 RTM?”

    The Windows Blog has a new post today, answering the question: “When will you get Windows 7 RTM?” “So.. when can I get it, Kevin? Has it RTM’d yet?” Well.. it hasn’t been RTM’d (Released to Manufacturing) as of the time of writing this blog post. But the fact that these dates have been announced...
  • Blog Post: Fun Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) Video

    I am in love with IE7. Even in its beta form. It truly rocks . Sean Alexander found and posted a fun commercial / teaser on IE 7 on his blog.
  • Blog Post: Yes, you can post a blog entry using Word 2007!

    I just learned about a feature that is coming in Microsoft Word 2007 (part of the 2007 Office System ) that has me pretty excited. And I asked permission to post this to my blog today. The feature will be seen for the first time (although incomplete) in the soon-to-be-released “beta 2” of...
  • Blog Post: IT Managers – This hub’s for YOU!

    Breaking News: The IT Manager Community Hub is LIVE! Spread the word! For several months now, I’ve been working with people in the Microsoft BMO on this project, which started because of a recognition that IT Managers – people who lead IT people and run IT organizations – haven’t been served as well...
  • Blog Post: Big list of RSS Feed Readers and News Aggregators

    Today finds me sitting in a hotel room in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It’s getting cold outside, so sitting in here doing work in a quiet location is quite enjoyable. And as you see from the number of blog posts I’ve made today, I’ve been quite productive. One of my tasks today was also to work on an RSS...
  • Blog Post: Tune in. Geek out.

    Need something to listen to? I am becoming a big fan of podcasts. No.. I don’t own an iPod or have iTunes installed. I have an iRiver for when I workout. I use IE 7’s ability to manage my feeds (with enclosure downloads). And I also have a really cool phone ( Windows Mobile 5 rocks!) that...
  • Blog Post: TechNet is Podcasting

    TechNet is Podcasting I just got word from the “ Dean of TechNet Webcasts ” (Dean Andrews) that we’ve put together a site where you can download (or subscribe and download via RSS) podcasts from Microsoft. What he’s doing initially is taking webcasts and putting the audio from...
  • Blog Post: Webcast Resources - Exchange Best Practices Analyzer Tool (April 10, 2006)

    Below are some additional resources for the “ Exchange Best Practices Analyzer” webcast I delivered on April 10, 2006. Hope you find them useful! -Kevin — Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/downloads/2003/exbpa/default...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: IE8 Released!

    Breaking news: The browser that you are using right now is quite possibly out of date. Today Microsoft released the new version of the Internet Explorer browser. Internet Explorer 8 , or “IE8”. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/default.aspx It’s fast . It’s cool . It’s easier...
  • Blog Post: "IT Heroes" Web Radio Show is LIVE

    Mr. Michael J. Murphy , coworker friend of mine, has produced his first in what I’m sure will be a long series of web radio shows (okay… some call them podcasts. I prefer just “casts”). The show is called IT Heros. You can read his blog entry about it here. Or click here to listen to the show....
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 is LIVE

    Beta 2 of IE 7.0 is Released Yeah, I’ve been using a pre-Beta 2 version for awhile now, and I’m loving it. Click here (or the logo graphic) to learn more about the new features, and to download beta 2 for yourself. Seriously – I’m hooked on the RSS feed support, and on tabs...
  • Blog Post: Do you have something to say?

    Get ready for your “15 minutes of Internet fame” The MSN folks are previewing another new feature, MSN Filter . If you have a blog on MSN Spaces , you can submit your entries to the filter team. If it’s worth sharing, they will add it to one of the categories: TV , Music , Sports , Lifestyle ,...
  • Blog Post: November 2005 Microsoft Webcast Schedule is LIVE

    The schedule of Microsoft Webcasts for November is ready to go. I’ve posted the entire schedule , complete with breakdowns by topic or product/technology, as well as full descriptions, as an article HERE . See you there!
  • Blog Post: Webcast Resources - Understanding Group Policy - Part 1

    Below are some additional resources for the “ Understanding Group Policy - Part 1 ” webcast I delivered on October 3, 2005. Hope you find them useful! -Kevin — Directory Service Operation Guide http://www.microsoft.com/technet/itsolutions/wssra/raguide/DirectoryServices/igdrog.mspx Introduction...
  • Blog Post: Can I have your attention?

    Or more appropriately, do I deserve your attention? Question for you: How did you get here, to this blog entry? Do you happen upon this blog as a result of a search? Or perhaps you regularly read another blog and they linked to me? The best case (my opinion) is that you are one of the folks who have...
  • Blog Post: His Master's Voice

    Listen to Voice attachment
  • Blog Post: Trick out your XBOX 360

    Faceplates for the 360 are for sale from Microsoft and others, but my good friend and coworker Michael J. Murphy (“Brother Murphy”) found this really cool site that allows you to create your own custom faceplate: And they’re only $9.99 (plus S&H). (I’m sure my boys will be begging me for...
  • Blog Post: December 2005 Microsoft Webcast Schedule is LIVE

    The schedule of Microsoft Webcasts (TechNet Variety) for December is ready to go. I’ve posted the entire TechNet Webcast schedule , complete with breakdowns by topic or product/technology, as well as full descriptions, as an article HERE . [Shameless Plug Alert] Also, I’m delivering a couple...