January, 2007

  • VistaTestDrive.com

    Wanna try Windows Vista, but don't know where to go or how to get it? Now it's virtualized on the web! Check it out at http://vistatestdrive.com . Here's the disclaimer: The test drive experience is currently available only to web visitors from...
  • Microsoft Announces Small Business Summit Online March 19-23

    Unlock your super strengths Welcome to the Small Business Summit. Whether you're launching a startup or seeking new ways to make your business more efficient and competitive, you'll find the information and tools to help your business soar. ...
  • Launch Resources

    A number of folks at recent Launch Events have asked about where they can go for additional resources: webcasts, podcasts, whitepapers, virtual labs and more demos. We've put it all together for you in one spot http://www.launchtour2007.com/popup_ITPro...
  • Bill Gates on The Daily Show

    In case you missed it, the boss was on with Stewart last night. John was uncharacteristically deferential and Bill was unusually loose, nice! http://www.comedycentral.com/shows/the_daily_show/index.jhtml
  • NYC Sharepoint Users Group Meets Feb 7th

    NYC SharePoint User Group 2/7/2007 5:30 PM – Microsoft Office – 1290 6 th Ave. (51 st /52 nd ) REMINDER: NEXT NYC SHAREPOINT USER GROUP: Wednesday, February 7 **Building Security Requirements: You can expect to have some difficulty & delay...
  • Atlantic City Launch or 1 Down Six to Go!

    Great day yesterday in AC. I shot a couple little clips with the camcorder leading up to the big day, my first of seven Windows Vista/Office 2007/Exchange 2007 launches. this was the scene about 5:00 PM Monday as the AV crew worked to finish the setup...
  • Whre will we be in 10 years?

    My buddy John sent me this link, http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/technology/maney/2007-01-23-kahn-cellphone-camera_x.htm , to an article on Phillipe Kahn, founder of Borland and genius behind the camera phone. I thought it was an interesting...
  • looking for a way to help? you've found it.

    http://click4thecause.live.com/Search/Charity/Default.aspx Give to nine million.org with every search. Each time you search here, Microsoft will contribute to nine million.org , a UN agency-led campaign providing education and sports programs for the...
  • Find it all With SharePoint Enterprise Search

    I'm out talking to a lot of people at launch Events. It's not a SharePoint launch, but the way everybody is talking you would think it was. SharePoint has really come a long way. Here's a great article on SharePoint's Enterprise Search capabilities by...
  • Atlantic City Registration Closed

    As we are seeing all over the country registraion for the Atlantic City Launch has closed in all tracks but the Developer Session. Awesome, awesome, awesome! I am so psyched to be kicking off my series of launch events in AC! We are going have a great...
  • Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange 2007 Launch Atlantic City

    Launch comes to NJ this week. Registration for Secaucus closed about a week ago, but there are about 30 seats left open in Atlantic City for this Tuesday. If you haven’t registered yet go to www.acrossamericalaunch.com/itpro to register. We’ll be at the...
  • The Wit of Washington Dies at 81

    Art Buchwald is dead at the ripe old age of 81. A brilliant political satirist, I read Mr. Buchwald's syndicated daily column in my hometown newspaper, the Scranton Times, for years and years and years. A peanut farmer from Georgia was in the White House...
  • More Launch Audio Blog Entries

    Yesterday's Launch in NYC was the first in a series of Launch Events for me. I'll be traveling six of the next seven weeks spreading the LOVE -- Longhorn, Office 2007, Vista and Exchange 2007. And you could really feel the LOVE in NY. There was a great...
  • Microsoft Releases Business Desktop Deployment

    This has been much anticipated by our customers. The folks that did this have done a great great job. Many changes have been made for Windows Vista to significantly ease deployment, including new out-of-the-box imaging technologies, XML-based migration...
  • dot NET Valley Meets Tonight!

    Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 17th The first 100 attendees through the doors will receive a FREE copy of the Windows Vista Administrator’s Pocket Guide and Introducing Windows Vista from Microsoft Press. The next .NET Valley meeting will be held...
  • Launch Audio Blog Entries

    NYC Launch! Today was incredible! I’m well into my 16 th straight hour and it does not matter. I could go all night! NYC was amazing—I spoke with so many customers, Partners and coworkers today that are just so psyched by the evolution in...
  • NY/NJ Launch Events Registration Closed :-(

    The Newark (really the Meadowlands) Launch Event on 1/25, as well as the NYC Launch Events, both this Tuesday, January 16th and Tuesday, February 20th, have CLOSED registration. We are full up. Launch Events all across the country are CLOSING. If you...
  • Would you like to play a game?

    Do you enjoy puzzles? Is your idea of a brain teaser over Sunday brunch the Mensa admissions test? Would you like to win a trip to the ultimate Vista, a suborbital flight to the fringes of outer space? Then you need to check out Vanishing Point The Game...
  • Get Windows Vista TRIAL Software/Free OFFICE 2007

    Attend an Office 2007/Windows Vista/Exchange 2007 Launch Event, like the NYC event at the Sheraton Hotel Towers next Tuesday Jan 16th, and receive a complimentary TRIAL version of Windows Vista, plus a fully licensed copy of OFFICE 2007 Professional and...
  • The Biggest Launch in Microsoft History!

    Ladies and Gentlemen, we are just weeks away from the launch of Windows Vista. This is easily the biggest product launch since Windows 95 (here's a little something from the "Remember when" catalog http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/business/longterm...
  • Tag You’re It!

    My dear friend and fellow Evangelist, Susan Wisowaty , has tagged me in a game of blogging tag. The challenge is to share five things that people probably don’t know about me—read on—If You Dare! J 1. I fence, Italian Long sword and French Foil. ...
  • Microsoft at the Consumer Electronics Show

    During yesterday's keynote Microsoft unveiled and demoed technology from across the rich spectrum of new offerings.These included --Vista to Vista search! Search all your home PC's at once! --Shadow copy in Vista, easily revert to earlier versions...
  • Airport Humour

    ROFLMAO!!!!! LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!! Oh-Oh-OH--I may have wet myself! :-) Thanks to my buddy JW for this one and the folks at SNL for assisting in raising our social consciousness. http://www.ks13.com/myspace/tsa1.wmv
  • Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista Beta

    During the development of Windows Vista, several key investments were made to vastly improve overall quality, security, and reliability from previous versions of Windows. While we have made tremendous investments in Windows Vista to ensure backwards compatibility...
  • Register Now for Mix '07

    We’re excited to share with you that registration for the Microsoft MIX 07 event is open. Geared toward Web developers, designers, online advertising professionals and a broad set of partners and customers, MIX will continue to explore how to build more...