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Wet String and Sellotape

  • So why: 'Wet String and Sellotape'...?

      So it's probably worth a post to enlighten a few of you on the new title I have decided upon for this blog. There have been a few people who have impacted me whilst I have been working in the IT Industry and I love hearing new phrases that different...
  • Moving on...

    For a number of years now I have had the huge opportunity of working with a very talented bunch of folks in Microsoft UK and the UK technology market. Whether it was in my early days in Microsoft UK in the Enterprise customer space or later on in the...
  • Inbound to Houston...check out digital WPC from your sofa

    I am lucky enough to be heading over to Houston along with around 500 partners from the UK and a host of Microsoft folks to learn what we have in store for partners next year. I always get a huge buzz from these types of events and feel energised as a...
  • Microsoft and the Environment..do we help or hinder?

    Nice new site showcasing Microsoft's work around the Environment, lots to look at and the following article caught my eye immediately: High-Performance Computing: Enabling Climate Change Analysis , as did the following: Energy Efficiency Best Practices...
  • Change your HPC environment to Windows and run 10% faster - Windows HPC debuts in the Top 25 fastest supercomputers in the world!!

      Working on HPC at Microsoft we have not said that every day, however now it is time to restate the facts on software and what is really the fastest in the world! And don't believe me - check out the customer story below! Kudos to Ryan Waite and...
  • Learn from the best of the best - Tours of the World's Best Intranets!!

    Couldn't miss the opportunity of letting you all know about this, click on the link below and learn from the best of the best! And the fast facts are: What is IBF 24? IBF 24 is the world’s first online gathering focused on intranet innovation ·...
  • Microsoft UK HPC User Group

      I was at the last one and it was fab, you might want to go along this time: UK HPC User Group I wanted to let you know about the UK HPC User Group meeting coming up in June 26.  Registrations are here . This meeting is intended for customers...
  • Offtopic - love cars?

      Love cars? Check out this blog: http://jalopnik.com/ Just fab!
  • Shameless plug for a partners seminars on WCM with MOSS 2007!

    Well why not... ICS Solutions are a Microsoft Gold Partner and experts in delivering business solutions based on SharePoint technologies. We present a free and interactive seminar where you can learn how Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 can be...
  • FAST Acquired - now running as a Microsoft Subsidiary

    So those not accustomed to how Microsoft do acquisitions it kind of goes like this: 1. Offer made 2. Accounts and business reviewed in detail, final price agreed and purchase completed - regulatory approvals etc 3. Business is run as a subsidiary of Microsoft...
  • 18 hours of Free Enterprise Search Training!

    Oh Yes it doesn't get much better than this - 18 hours of free training on MOSS 2007 all online so you can peruse it at your pleasure courtesy of 'english-tiger' training! Technical Backgounder Before you learn from the online version of the deep three...
  • Monthly SharePoint LiveMeetings from the UK Channel Team

    Our very own marathon running Partner Technical Specialist Jeremy Palmer has kicked off some monthly LiveMeetings for everyone who wants a simple way to stay in touch with the UK SharePoint Team. Links for registering for the May and June ones are here...
  • Sword SharePoint event on Financial Services Compliance

    Cool new event - check it out: SharePoint Deployment in Financial Services - Alleviating the burden of compliance and TCF Friday 2nd May 2008, Microsoft Offices - Victoria, London SWORD's SharePoint Consultancy is chairing this forthcoming event in association...
  • It's not that I am competitive but...

    I really want a UK partner to win the Enterprise Search Partner of the Year Award!!!! Come on make sure you get what you deserve and submit yourself for an award at out annual Partner Conference in Houston Texas - YeeHah! You only have two days to go...
  • Microsoft Enterprise Search Workshops - Back by popular demand!

    More customer and partner workshops - back by popular demand! Enterprise search doesn't have to be complicated. In fact Microsoft recently announced that quick, easy and powerful search will soon be available for FREE in the form of Microsoft Search Server...
  • We're looking for Search Heroes - tell us your story!

    - Are you using Microsoft Search Server? - Would you like to tell us how it has helped your organisation and why you chose our software (thanks!) over other alternative software platforms? - Cos guess what we would love to hear your views! Just click...
  • Windows HPC Server 2008 Beta Survey - free bits, free book, thanks from Lord Waite!

    Some of you will know the great man Lord Waite (they tell me the House of Lords is considering this upgrade to the existing Mr Waite as I type..) who looks after Windows HPC development alongside a team of merry men. He is currently on bended knee asking...
  • SharePoint Seattle Conference - UK Party Information Here!

    Roll up Roll Up all UK attendees of the Seattle SharePoint conference - we have confirmed the venue and timing for the UK soiree - an evening of sophisticated discussion, sporting activity and of course fine food and refreshment! Date: Monday 3rd March...
  • New Microsoft Action Pack - details here!

    24,000 of our 34,000 Registered Partners currently subscribe to Action Pack, our quarterly toolkits of software and sales and marketing materials. These are created to help our partners stay competitive, meet their sales goals and grow their business...
  • Windows HPC 2008 - 1 day Jumpstart Course - March 27th!

    On March 27, we are holding a 1 day technical introduction for the 2008 version of Windows HPC. The 1-day jumpstart will be held in London, at our Cardinal Place offices. The details are here . This would be a great opportunity for new or existing HPC...
  • Opportunity Of a Lifetime - Play at Wembley...?

    Quick post - do you fancy a dream come true by playing on the hallowed turf at Wembley? We had a channel team last year and raised over £59,000 for the Wooden Spoon Charity. Fancy taking part then....send a mail to Donna Chubb @ i-dchubb@microsoft.com...
  • Deploying Office SharePoint Server globally....tips here!

    Been on holiday for a week so sorry for the lack of posts, hope you weren't too inconsolable :-) On my return nice to see a great doc out from the TechNet folk on deploying MOSS server globally - check it out by clicking on the image above. Enjoy!
  • An audience with Bill Gates...what will he be focussing on now?

    I was fortunate enough to be invited to listen to Bill Gates at his last official appearance in the UK whilst still in his full time role as Chief Software Architect. He spoke around a few topics and then the most interesting part were questions from...
  • Back by popular demand - Enterprise Search Deep Technical Training!!

    Back by popular demand is the Level 400 training - great news 'cos only yesterday I was with a customer and partner who were after just this! Click on the picture below to be taken off by magic to the registration site: Enjoy!
  • Free SharePoint Events for Legal and Professional Services!

    Two events coming up from Content and Code focusing on the Legal Industry and the Professional Services business. They both look well conceived ran by a good partner Content & Code. Here's the spiel: Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2007: The Opportunity...