April, 2007

  • Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Host TechNet!

    Next week I will be in Pittsburgh on Tuesday and Philly on Thursday with *FREE* live TechNet Events. Come on out for great conversation around Windows Vista, LongHorn Server and the ForeFront security products. I guarantee you will get a wealth of...
  • Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) In Memoriam

    Kurt Vonnegut has died. Brilliant fellow. In my hand I hold the tattered copy of Breakfast of Champions my buddy, Bill, lent me in 1997. In 1997 it had not yet been so abused. I should really return this. What can I say? I loved the guy's work, I've...
  • My Buddy Blain..

    .. has posted his Top 5 Steps to making your Upgrade to Windows Vista better, as only Blain-O could do! Make sure not to skip running the "Decrapifier". awesome! http://blogs.technet.com/blainbar/archive/2007/04/12/blain-barton-s-top-5-things-to-consider...
  • No Death by PowerPoint!

    I do a lot of presentations and see a lot of presentations. I love PowerPoint when used effectively to augment the presenter and hate it when PowerPoint is abused. Recently, I was told I had half an hour to present and was handed a deck with 26 slides...
  • NY Exchange Users Group Meets Tonight 4/10/07

    April Meeting Topic - Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange 2000/2003 & 2007 Presented by Darryl Tenzie , Security Technical Specialist , of Microsoft Corporation Topic: Microsoft Forefront and protecting Exchange 2000/2003 and 2007. All the...
  • AITP Lehigh Valley Meets April 25th

    The next meeting of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of AITP is Wednesday, April 25, 2007 @ 5:30 PM at Christopher's at the Columbian Home, 1519 Greenleaf Street, Allentown, PA Discussion Theme: "Power Networking to Career Success" Speaker: Ms. Anita Krick,...
  • LIVE Messenger on Xbox 360!

    Expanding the Largest Social Network on Television Xbox 360 owners can connect with more than 260 million Windows Live Messenger users on Xbox 360, Windows-based PCs and Windows Mobile-powered devices beginning the week of May 7. REDMOND , Wash...
  • ArcStream: Microsoft and SAP

    Here is another meeting that may be of interest to you, especially if you are using SAP and Microsoft products in your company. Everybody in NYC knows my buddy, Bill Zack. Well Bill is transitioning into a new role he re at Microsoft. In this...
  • Nerds In Space!

    A 58-year-old software engineer is set to become the fifth ever space tourist when he blasts off on board a Russian Soyuz spacecraft this Saturday. Billionaire Charles Simonyi, who led development of Microsoft's Word, will lift off from Kazakhstan...
  • Meet Me in NYC this Thursday

    The New York Enterprise Windows User Group of NYPC Presents Windows Vista: Infrastructure Protection and Operational Efficiency by Michael J. Murphy, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Thursday, April 5, 2007 Abstract: Drawn...
  • I work with the coolest people...

    Hey folks I just ran into a cool new tool that extends search on Vista called Start++: http://brandonlive.com/startplusplus/download The tool allows you to create shortcuts like W “text” would direct your search to the Wikipedia or msdn “text...
  • UltraMon 3.0 Beta Released

    UltraMon 3.0 Beta 1 has been released, this release introduces a redesigned Smart Taskbar with toolbar docking and support for the Windows Vista look. Please note that this release is less mature than UltraMon 2.7.1, and is mainly recommended if you:...