This week’s round-up is a little later than usual because my team and I spent Thursday and Friday getting to know one another better and talking about the exciting things we could do with you over the course of the next year. It made me feel happy and very lucky that I work with such a great bunch of people – I’ll be posting more about them all next week.

So, on to our wrap-up – here’s what I’ve been rambling about over the last few days.

We jumped into Monday with some events news from the Springboard team – first up was a Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable - Migrating from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7, and second an invitation to join the Springboard Series Tour at Microsoft Campus - 1 November.

Tuesday’s post brought you four free tools for planning your Microsoft Office 2010 deployment – everyone loves a freebie.

Wednesday’s news of 15% off 5 day hands-on Windows OS Internals class with David Solomon Expert Seminars was joined by your chance to get the latest updates from the UK TechNet team on Twitter.

On Thursday (though the date stamp disagrees again) we heard all about virtualisation in Virtual Development – a guest post by Andrew Fryer and we found out who walked away with the TechNet Treasure Hunt prize in our second post of the day: Microsoft Office Professional 2010 – and the winner is…

Friday’s fun was a little brief due to geography, but it was good, nonetheless. Take a look at this fab top tip to remove personal and confidential information from Microsoft Office 2010 files.

See you tomorrow, folks.