Kim Carey's Blog

Enterprise Technology Strategist, Microsoft Enterprise & Partner Group

Kim Carey's Blog

  • The changing landscape

    OMG, I am a terrible blogger. I once read an article on blogging etiquette. It said not to apologize for having not blogged in a while. But whatever. I am. So something that is on my mind is the changing landscape of technology. It's CRAZY!!! Seriously...
  • Windows 7: My Experiences

    Just a few housekeeping things (other than the fact I haven't blogged in forever): · Performance Point 2007 merging with SharePoint!!! Read more . · IE 8 Release Candidate 1 can be downloaded now. · Office Communicator 2007 (OCS) R2 was launched...
  • Every family needs this....

    This took all of 15 seconds. See below for the link to AutoCollage from Microsoft Research!!!
  • Just an update of a few things....

    Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2008: Since 1991, the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) has been Microsoft’s premier gathering of leading-edge developers and architects. Attend the PDC to understand the future of the Microsoft...
  • Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008

    In Windows Server 2008, Active Directory has been renamed to Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). AD DS retains the tools, architectural design, and structure that were introduced in Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003, with some added improvements...
  • Management and security tidbits...

    This week there are two topics I want to make you aware of... Management Topics of Interest: A few weeks ago I mentioned that at the Microsoft Management Summit we announced the ability to extend our monitoring strategy to include other platforms...
  • 5 GB of Free Storage

    Windows Live SkyDive is now offering 5 GB of free storage which is pretty cool. I've been really pleased with some of the web apps coming out of our Live group. The Live Workspaces are awesome too especially for the home user. How cool is it to have a...
  • Cool new phone and great inbox gadget, xobni...

    The HTC Diamond was announced today and as much as I love my Samsung SCH-i760, this phone is just plain sexy. Thank you Kevin Fleck for passing along this great find. Check out the video below and site with more info. Another great find today...
  • Another weekly update...

    For this week’s update you’ll find a few interesting things going on at Microsoft, my personal favorite is the OfficeLabs website where we will be showcasing our productivity projects and you can interact with the teams to provide feedback. One of these...
  • Can your mac do that?

    This is a great commercial and finally. I love it! I will concede that although the Lenovo is thin and very functional, they have a bit of work to do in the cool, sexy arena. I have the Dell M1330 which is a great machine for style however...
  • Convergence to the 6th power

    You know that feeling when some big change is about to happen but you can't quite put your finger on it. I've been feeling that way for a while. As I listen to the conversations we are having with our customers, we talk less and less about features and...
  • My new DMC-TZ5

    It’s probably no surprise that someone in the technical field would like gadgets but people often find it funny how much I really, really love gadgets. So my addiction is public. The problem with this is that I’m also love to shop for clothes, shoes,...
  • Weekly update

    As I was trying to think of things to blog it occured to me that I put together a weekly email to my customers and I could just include that content on my blog as well. What a concept! :) Here goes... · Live Mesh ! Live Mesh is Microsoft's new software...
  • Whoops, I forgot to blog...

    So I had the best intention of getting this blog up and running to share content but somehow things got away from me. Every once in a while I check I out my old friend Mike Swanson's blog and I have to tell you, I'm so amazed at how his career and fan...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP1 Hits the Street

    It's finally here, Exchange 2007 SP1! Paul, this is just for you: Exchange 2007 SP1 eWeek Article The update features support for Windows Server 2008 and better integration with Office Communications Server 2007. Download here
  • New Zunes

    New Zunes will be here just in time for Christmas and not soon enough for me. I absolutely love my Zune and although I never had an iPod before, so nothing really to compare it with. I will say that the device itself has been rather large especially when...
  • Trying this again...

    Welcome to my world of blogging. This is post number 1. My name is Kim Carey and I am an Account Technology Specialist at Microsoft. I've been with Microsoft for just about 8 years. The time has gone by so fast and things have changed so much. One thing...