Managing @ Microsoft (Site, IT Infrastructure, Processes, and More...)

  • Learn how to use virtualization for creating alternative failover architectures

    We have just launched a new Virtualization Scenario at TechNet: Use Virtual Clustering to Deliver High-Availability Applications In this scenario we are presenting the simple configuration described by the picture below. If you want to learn how to create...
  • Cloud is a great opportunity, not a threat!

    I just wan to share this great article I saw, today. It is 100% aligned with the presentation I gave two weeks ago at Microsoft Learning Certification Conference. Remember, make sure you are putting your hands on the new tools and get started on adapting...
  • About the Visit to Brazil

    Great insights about IT Professionals needs came from many of the interactions I had with Microsoft Customers, Partners, ISVs, and employees from the field. I want to mention some names that made my trip very valuable for my future projects with IT Pros...
  • A Visit to Brazil

    Last week I had the opportunity to return to the country I was born. I did that as a Microsoft Corporation employee, bringing fresh news from the Company Headquarters. My first mission in Brazilian soil was to deliver a presentation at the SENAC Microsoft...
  • TechNet Virtualization Tech Center becomes the first TechNet Scenario Hub

    After some months without posting, here is the reason that I have been so quiet. I took on new responsibilities at TechNet, and one of them was the challenge to change the Virtualization Tech Center into something easier to be used by IT Pros. By partnering...
  • Managing to attend Tech Ed

    I am right now writing from the Tech Ed 2010 North America in New Orleans. I am glad I could manage to come and attend the event. So far I got overwhelmed with the flow of new data about Microsoft Products and Technologies. Today, I want to highlight...
  • Managing to be an IT Professionals and an Educator!

    Over the years that I have been working in IT, I met with many IT professionals that besides managing Networks (or any other IT related activity) , they also managed to educate others. Either as a partial time university Lecturer professor, or as a Community...
  • NNTP Evolution

    Today, Microsoft announced its vision and plans for how to support the natural evolution of the newsgroup (NNTP). Here is the link to the full announcement. I am glad to see that a stronger connection with TechNet and MSDN forums has an important role...
  • System Center Operations Manager Useful System Users and Roles Tables

    Some years ago, I used to carry a paper notebook to wherever I would go. The notebook had internal separations, which I used for placing different categories of data: Personal Data; Equipments/Products Characteristics and ”Computers Commands”; To-do’s...
  • With the System Center Essentials 2010 launch, TechNet SCE Tech-Center becomes Version Scoped

    This is what you will find in the MainNav of SCE TechNet Tech-Center : This improvement will help you find the right technical content you are looking for. No more confusion with multiple product versions. No more waist of time for browsing with no “compass...
  • System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 and System Center Essentials 2010

    I am glad and proud to communicate that System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (also known as DPM 2010), and System Center Essentials 2010 (also known as SCE 2010) were officially announced today. The new DPM 2010 adds enhancements such as protection...
  • RampUp Learning Series

    RampUp series has two new featured Topics about System Center Configuration Manager: Using Configuration Manager 2007 to Perform Your Most Common and Critical Desktop Management Tasks Deploying and Managing System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Please...
  • Wave 3 – In the Horizon

    In two days, we will have launched the wave two of TechNet improvements. And I want to make sure that you know that we are not stopping there. 51 days from today, we will launch the wave 3 of TechNet2.0 revamp. This is my portfolio of projects to...
  • Exchanging TechNet Magazine Website for Internet Explores and Office Communications Server Tech-Centers

    Here comes one more page to add to the long chapter of Change Management projects I have in my career book. I am happy and at the same time sad, to announce that I am exchanging the TechNet Magazine Tech-Center , which I was managing besides all the System...
  • Wave 2 – Next Steps

    Thank you for the first feedbacks! I really appreciated your sincerity for telling me what is good and what is bad. I have to say that we are only 8 days only of our second TechNet wave of changes. and I would be glad to have a few more feedbacks from...
  • Wave 1 – We did it!!

    The reason my last post was February 15th is pretty obvious. Our team (TechNet + Partners) shifted 100% of our energies to make TechNet 2.0 launch on March 2nd. It was a lot of work, and the team focused and managed to deliver it on time and with a even...
  • Managing to Revamp TechNet

    The biggest challenge for a Site Manager is Change Management . Over the last 4 months, I got myself involved in one more change management project. I have been working on the TechNet website redesign. A site with a significant traffic, which is used...
  • Managing to start writing again…

    Hello everyone, My name is Rogerio Panigassi, and I decided to start a new blog for talking about management . The subject is related to my new job @ Microsoft, where I am the new Site Manager responsible for the System Center TechNet Tech Center family...