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  • Blog Post: The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (March 2014)

    All the votes are [finally] in! And at last, below are the results for the TechNet Guru Awards, March 2014 !!!! The TechNet Guru Awards celebrate the technical articles on TechNet, contributed from valued wiki authors like YOU! Each month, the contributions are scored by a panel of judges...
  • Blog Post: French WikiNinjas presenting the Wiki at Techdays. Big Data or Big Picture? More French articles? YES WE CAN!

    Hello WikiNinjas. It’s Thursday today, so let’s talk about the French Community and their little Council. With Benoit Jester we decided to promote the WikiNinjas Community at TechDays in France! It is not the first time that I'm involved in evangelizing the Wiki but presenting the...
  • Blog Post: 2 New Wikininjas eBook and a New MTTC Winner!

    Many contributors from TAT contributed for the Microsoft Technical Turkish Contributor and they wrote excellent content. It’s with a great pleasure that I announce that RECEP YUKSEL is our New MTTC! Well done and absolutely deserved! All our Judges (by the way I want to thank them all) were fascinated...
  • Blog Post: Using TechNet Wiki as Documentation Platform for CodePlex

    Hello Community, first of all HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I hope that 2012 is full of success for all of you. There are many developers that already realized that TechNet Wiki is not a platform exclusively for IT PROs and that their articles are very welcome ( we need them…keep them coming! ). There are many developers...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Technet Wiki has become a global phenomenon

    Welcome to our Thursday Community Win ! On Thursdays we get to tell fun stories about how TechNet Wiki did something that's a little amazing... bringing community members together. A few people have been wondering about a mysterious missing milestone that appears in your profile activity: "the...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies (Part 2)

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Thursday - Community Win . Are you a book worm like me? Do you enjoy to read an e-book on a journey? Do these questions have something to do with the TechNet Wiki? Of course. Wait, hold on for a second! Didn't you start a post in the same way some months ago...
  • Blog Post: Technology Tags - an idea and then a lot of contributions

    Welcome to Thursday's Community Win, where we discuss a story of how the community has come together! Although Horizon feature the article already ( TNWiki Article Spotlight - Technology Tags ), I wanted to tell the story. Since the list of tags kept getting longer, there was no way to see all...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Further hints & tips for creating an awesome article

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Thursday - Community Win . Last week I have covered an article which shows you how you can post a wiki article announcement to a TechNet forum . Today I want to take a step back and introduce you to three articles from Peter Geelen which should help you to make your...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: The Suggestion Box

    Hello to todays Community Win. Providing feedback is a topic coming up every now and then. There are a few options people are more aware of than others. For example, the wiki article "Feature Requests for TechNet and MSDN Profiles and Social Platform Tools" ( http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki...
  • Blog Post: The MSDN Article on TNWiki: Around the world in 4 DAYS!!!

    Today is Community Win Thursday , where we talk about community-oriented collaborations on TechNet Wiki, which would not be possible on closed/selfish authoring platforms. Part 1: Stubbed (from the United States) Observe the history of this MSDN article I created on TechNet Wiki: http://social...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Survival Guide

    Hello and welcome to our Thursday - Community Win . Tord and Philippe has shown you in the last community wins that the wiki is hot. Today I want to talk about an article which is representative for this growth. It is about a topic (I have to admit) I'm not familiar with, but which shows the power...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: TechNet Wiki growing bigger and wider v2 !!

    Hi everyone! For my second post I am following Tord’s idea ( Community Win: TechNet Wiki growing bigger and wider ) and I did some statistics for the TNWiki! I was curious to see how the TNWiki was...
  • Blog Post: Thursday Community Win: Real-life scenarios

    Good day!!! It's time for our Thursday - Community Win ! So this week I wanted to talk about something that can be a massive win both for the community and future clients! As a community member people often ask me questions about products I don't really know too much about, this may be SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Christmas Special

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Thursday - Community Win . So it's getting closer and closer to Christmas, it's celebrated all over the world, 24th or 25th or even later in Russia, however people are getting into the Christmas spirit. I had a chat with Mandi (wonderful lady from Microsoft) and...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: A Funny Collection of Well Known But Non-Existent Companies

    Hello Wiki fans, and welcome to Community Win again! TechNet Wiki is a place where we can combine our knowledge - today I would like to give a less technical example of this. Last week one of my colleagues, János Berke showed me that cohowinery.com redirects to microsoft.com. We checked...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Fixing the TOC

    There is a statistic out there that says for every x lines of code you'll find a bug. This weeks community win discusses a joint effort to track down a bug and the ways to fix/circumvent it. How did it get started? Earlier this week Richard Mueller gave comment on the article How to Automatically...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Wiki Ninja Belts

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Thursday - Community Win . In the past we have talked a lot with wiki ninjas about what it is like to be a wiki ninja, what real ninjas are and what that has to do with the wiki. Before I start the real post let me give you an overview what other wiki ninjas think...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Our Collaboration and Technet Wiki as a Collaboration Platform

    Welcome again to the Community Win series of the Technet WikiNinjas Blog! Without collaboration of the members, a community can be doomed. And sharing information is essential for effective collaboration in the life of every community. However this exchange of information needs a platform, especially...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Top 25 European SharePoint Community Influencers 2013 - The vote is finished

    Hello everybody with Gokan here. Every Wiki Ninja remember the post from Ed price, asking to vote Dmitry, Magriet and Gokan for the European SharePoint Community Influencers. A quick flashback: “ Please vote here for our SharePoint Wiki Ninjas... http://harmon.ie/top-25-european-sharepoint...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Giving New Life to TechNet Library Topics

    The Certificate Revocation and Status checking document was written a long time ago. It was a very good document in its day and was quite popular. The problem is that the topic was so old that no one was keeping track of it any longer. This problem was brought to my attention by field engineers who found...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: The Steps of Contributing on TechNet Wiki

    The end of the year is typically the period of rest and evaluation. The first could be the case of TechNet Wiki, if we could not talk about hundreds of new articles, created in December only... :) I myself have contributed to Wiki since January of this year. It was a great year for (and with) the...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: The Wiki reputation

    How do you measure the success of a platform? Initially, measure the number of views, visits, posts, users, replies. cross-links, tweets about the Wiki, and more... As Ed blogged a poem a while ago: Three Thousand (3,000) Contributors on TechNet Wiki!!!! Current statistics for the TN Wiki refer today...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: Compatibility!

    Stephen Banks , SBS MVP, created External Backup Drives Compatibility List , a catalog of which backup drives are compatible with different versions of Small Business Server. Within a few minutes, other had extended the article and over 1.5 years there have been over 50 revisions and thousands of page...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: How a community works and wins together!

    Hello and welcome to the Thursday - Community Win . Because this is my first post on the WikiNinjas blog let me quickly introduce myself. My name is Jan and I'm a Microsoft Student Partner from Germany. Question: What has 7 helpful votes, 32 replies, and 4585 views? Mh, wait! Are you really talking...
  • Blog Post: Community Win: E-Book Gallery for Microsoft Technologies

    Hello and welcome everybody to our Thursday - Community Win . Are you a book worm like me? Do you enjoy to read an e-book on a journey? Do these questions have something to do with the TechNet Wiki? Of course. A month ago Monica Rush has started one of my favorite wiki articles: The E-Book Gallery...