MTK Blog

Microsoft in TN/KY - A Dialog Between MSFT Team and the Customer Community

MTK Blog

  • Blogging Again & Expanded Team

    Three months….  It’s been almost three months since I posted last.  I’m not holding up to my commitment.   Well, I’m back and refreshed in a new year.  I have several items to post with some upcoming events and thoughts on announcements...
  • Microsoft Surface – a Fixture in the Nashville Office

    Today I had the privilege to work with our own Microsoft Surface for over an hour.  Yes it was cool.  Yes it was ‘playing’.  But at the same time, from a software and development platform, the possibilities are extensive for customers in...
  • BarCamp Nashville Year 2

    Today I am attending BarCamp Nashville year two.   Most of the folks that consume my blog may not have heard of BarCamp and I don’t see any of you here.  It’s a  blend of technology , marketing,  social media and PR.  As...
  • Local Company Spotlight – Virtualization at a Value

    A good friend of mine, Michael Johnston, is the Vice President of IT at Jackson Energy Authority in Jackson, TN. JAX recently went through and deployed Windows Server 2008 on half of their servers.  At the same time they also deployed the Terminal...
  • First Ever Local Rockstar Highlight - T Burke Holland

    One of the great things about working for Microsoft is all the cool individuals you come across in the area.  I am going to going to start putting those “Rockstars” in the blog when I can. The first of Local Rockstars is Thomas Holland.  He...
  • SharePoint Training and Conference Resources

      I know, I know we got this cool blog going and went quiet on you for a few weeks.  I’m back now.  There was an internal document posted about some resources on MOSS. I thought I’d share them out. SharePoint Learning Resources Site This...
  • Rolling out Office 2007

    This past week I was asked about rolling out Office 2007.  The question was about holding off or rolling it out.  From someone who has used the new version for well over 2 years, I’m a strong supporter of the new interface.  We have not...
  • Presenting to the Nortel Users Group

    Today Microsoft hosted the local Nortel Users Group meeting.  First off, thanks to the group for allowing Microsoft to present.  I must say you rank up in the top three of presentations I have done.  Great group!!!  Next time I present...
  • Christmas in July… Order your Home Use Program in Bulk

    There is nothing like getting a present.  When I bring home something for my wife, her eyes just beam (it’s not a very frequent occurrence).  Now, you in IT can do that for your users if you have SA on Office. IMO, one of the most underutilized...
  • Resources at IT Showcase

    There are no lack of information on solutions from Microsoft.  Sometimes is just good to get the “How did you do that” information.  Well, Microsoft’s own internal IT publishes papers as part of their deployment and evaluation of Microsoft products...
  • Introduction of the MSFT Team’s TN/KY Blog

    I have been saying that I would start a team blog for over a year.  Well, it’s officially done.  After 3 meetings in Louisville on Thursday that my action item was to email the same information to 3 different customers, I’d had it with email...