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April, 2010

  • TN Wiki: How to Contribute

    To contribute, you must first sign in. To sign in, you must first Join . After those pre-reqs are accomplished, editing a TN Wiki article is pretty easy. This 10 minute video shows PM Eric Batallio demonstrating: How to edit How to Check Article History...
  • TN Wiki: How to Join

    When you land on a TechNet Wiki article for the first time, it is not clear that you can edit the wiki pages. This is because you must first join and sign in to see the “Edit” button. This video demo shows that this process start-to-finish takes only...
  • TN Wiki: Wiki Down, but Not Out

    It hasn’t happened very often during the Beta, but The TN Wiki is down right now for a few hours for upgrades. See you soon!
  • TN Wiki: New Stuff Is Live

    The TechNet Wiki (Beta) has some new nifty features, including: “Articles” is now “Wiki” in the Nav bar. This will be the setup the same way on all TechNet sites – a direct link to the wiki! RSS feeds by tag! “Wiki Articles” control on the Article Spotlight...
  • TN Wiki Goes Social

    One of the new enhancements to the TechNet Wiki (Beta) makes it easy for you to share wiki content with your social networks. At the bottom-right of the page is the little gizmo that allows one-click “socialization” to services like Twitter, Reddit, Digg...
  • I Have a Wiki and I’m Not Afraid to Use It

    Today is launch day for the TechNet Wiki (TNWiki). Check it out at http://technet.com/wiki . The wiki motto is: Join in and help start the community. Kathy shows how on YT: Here’s Eric’s announce vid : Leave feedback. This is wiki V1, help build the wiki...
  • Keeping Up with the Wikis

    Once you start this wiki thing - “doing community” – you quickly find the need to stay on top of changes others make to topics. Perhaps you only care about the ones you started, perhaps you care about ones that others started, but that you depend on....
  • Annoying TechNet Feedback Box

    Colleague Thomas Willingham has released a short video showing how we collected feedback from TechNet. Check it out:   http://www.microsoft.com/showcase/en/us/details/872bb469-4a79-4934-8287-9d16ac9ead1d
  • Be a Winner in Vegas

    See you next week at MMS in Vegas. Visit us at the booth and enter the contest:
  • I Fixed It

    There is a happy-time-waster out there called thereifixedit.com that details some amazing hacked fixes: The new TechNet Wiki is the equivalent for technical content. Find an error or an omission on TechNet content? Now, on the wiki, you can fix it. Check...
  • IPD Assessment Guide and Scenario Selection Tool

    The IPD Assessment Guide and Scenario Selection Tool is a nifty new free-as-in-beer tool from the IPD folks at Microsoft that walks you through a series of questions, then displays a chart to help you make a desktop virtualization plan. Just saw the demo...
  • TNWIKI: Opening Week Recap

    Some good metrics from the TechNet Wiki Beta first week: 718 registered users , 136 contributors – this is a high contributor rate, as expected because the first folks using the wiki are MSFTies and MVPs 616 articles , 2257 revisions and 738 comments...
  • Using Windows XM Mode Video

    Check out the Win7 How to videos at: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/videos I like this one showing how to use Windows XP Mode, just click the image to watch.
  • One Cmdlet Search To Rule Them All

    Wouldn’t it be great if there were one place on TechNet where you could see all the PowerShell cmdlets used by Microsoft in one place ? Maybe filter by product, or by noun, or by PS version? Well. don’t hold your breath for that to appear on TN, because...
  • Config Mngr Cloud Search Beta

    Cool new scoped search for IT Pros from Config Manager just demo’d here at #MMS 2010: http://cloudsearch.cloudapp.net/ Like what you see? Want it for other products? leave feedback
  • Not that cloud

    All this news about the cloud wreaking havoc in Europe, just want to make clear that's NOT Microsoft's fault… http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/azure-survival-guide.aspx
  • The IT Pro future is Cloud-y and S.A.D

    You’ve already heard lots about the cloud, and about how you need to start getting ready. Are you prepping for Service Automation Design (SAD)? Also called IT Process Automation (ITPA), this is the stuff you will be doing with Opalis. If it is not on...
  • What Has They Gots In Their Pocketses?

    The TechNet Wiki launched a little over a week ago, and since then the number of users had more than doubled. Here’s what folks are reading: Windows Server 2008 R2: Survival Guide Exchange 2010 Overview Windows PowerShell: Survival Guide .NET Framework...
  • TNWIKI Week 2 Progress Report

    The TechNet Wiki launched almost two weeks ago. We had god conversations about it at the demo booth at MMS 2010 last week in Las Vegas. At launch we had Today we have almost 3,000 registered users and:   Come on it, try the http://technet.com/wiki...
  • TNWIKI visibility

    Almost two week in the wild and the TechNet Wiki is gaining visibility – seen today on the Windows Server TC :