May, 2009

  • Day 1 with Windows 7

    Well ya'll I finally did it, I loaded Windows 7. I have five (well seven total but only five are useful) laptops and three are now running Windows 7. The specs are as follows: Toshiba Tecra M9 4 GB RAM, 64-bit 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor...
  • Microsoft Resources for Startups and Small Businesses

    The state of the economy and the large number of layoffs over the last two years have a lot of people thinking about starting their own business - so does a really bad day at work, but I'll try to stay on topic here..... If you are thinking about starting...
  • Microsoft Professional Accountants' Network

    At least once a week I run across something unexpected on our website. If you are a professional accountant or know someone who works in a small firm and looking for a way to differentiate from the competition, take a look at Microsoft Professional Accountants...
  • IT Pros can Thrive

    Didn't even know this website existed until this morning. Check out Thrive for information on career management, developing technical competencies and aligning business goals & objectives with IT. Also take a look at TechNet Edge when you get the...
  • Free Security Tools from Microsoft

    Let's face it, we're all tightening our belts. I just got my propety tax bill for 2008 and it doubled from last year even though the value of my property has declined. How in the hell is that supposed to happen? Now I'm going over my budget with a fine...
  • I Want One of These

    My biggest complaint about Microsoft is the fact that we don't spend enough time talking about the really cool and innovative products we develop. Not that Windows and Office aren't innovative. Hell we changed the world with just those two products alone...
  • The #1 Reason to Buy Windows Home Premium or Ultimate Edition for Your Home PC

    Windows Media Center !!!!! I do a lot of personal travel so I am loving the fact that I can synch my recorded content to my Zune and take it with me. I'll never miss my favorite reality TV shows again. Even better I can turn my laptop in to a TV with...
  • The Collision of Hip Hop and Microsoft.....

    .....produces Softwear www.microsoft.com/windows/softwearbymicrosoft If that ain't cool, I don't know what is. I'm going to have to break down and the get 'The Albuquerque' and take it all the way back to the beginning. I may also pick up...
  • Outlook Web Access 2010 - Me Likey!

    So I'm prevented from discussing Office 2010 features until we ship our first public beta but I can talk about Outlook Web Access 2010 now because OWA is developed by the Exchange Server team and that beta is public. You can see the list of features at...
  • Are You Running Windows 7 RC Yet?

    I'm not but I will be soon. Most of Microsoft already is. It's our culture at Microsoft to be our first and best customer (we are also our most demanding customer). Windows 7 is feature complete and the feedback I've heard from customers, partners and...
  • Office 2010 Technical Preview is Coming

    You can stay up to date on Office 2010 by following the official blog at http://blogs.technet.com/office2010 . There will be a public beta for Office 2010 and we are making the Technical Preview available as well. Access to the Technical Preview is invitation...
  • Look Out World, Sjonia Harper is Blogging!

    Bookmark this site and check back often. This is where I'll be sharing with you my thoughts and interesting and hopefully useful information about Microsoft products and services as well as the company in general. Follow me on this ride.....