Lawrence Liu's Report from the Inside

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November, 2005

  • Another busy but very memorable week

    First, I finally got my own office this past Monday! Next, I spent two days interviewing the SharePoint v.Next Lead Program Managers for input and feedback for the Evaluation Guide(s) that I’m developing. I can now claim that I know more about the...
  • Speculating on SharePoint v.Next -- please don't!

    When I recently saw Eli Robillard’s blog entry on “ Speculating on SPS vNext ,” I was compelled to leave the following comment: Please do not assume that everything presented at PDC05 will be "pushed down" to WSS "v3." The fact is that packaging discussions...
  • CMS 2002 Service Pack 2 now available for download

    I mentioned last week that I had attended my first “Release Criteria Review and Sign-Off” meeting, but at the time, I couldn’t say for what product. Well, this morning, that product, Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 2, was released to the Web...
  • Windows Live and Office Live -- my belated blog post

    As if I don’t already have enough things to do for my day job, I routinely keep tabs on what other teams at Microsoft are doing in the area of next generation “ My Web ” apps and services. I didn’t blog about our Windows Live and Office Live announcement...
  • Office "12" Beta 1 is done!

    Well, the Office “12” Beta 1 Technology Preview Program has officially started , and 10,000 lucky customers and partners are in the process of downloading the bits from our BetaPlace site. Already, the early press coverage has been very positive: ...
  • Just finished my first major deliverable!

    I just sent out an internal e-mail announcement to several hundred technical sales people re: the completion of my first major deliverable -- the Microsoft Office “12” SharePoint Servers and Windows SharePoint Services “v3” Technology Briefing slidedeck...