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Saving costs with RoundTable
Two case studies in a row, I apologise. However, you might find this one interesting – we saved about $12k every meeting by using RoundTables and Office Live Meeting. Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft RoundTable have enabled managers to avoid costly travel expenses and yet still attend important...
15 Oct 2008
Interesting comic from the exchange team…
Comic Strip : exCHANGE your Career The comic is good… not sure it makes me want to work on the exchange team though. Toaster Printers - Really? Maybe if we renamed it Outlook Bread Access, but then we already have an OBA acronym.
25 Jun 2008
Cohorts @ Microsoft
No man is an island, and an Office Technology Specialist like me never works alone. Allow me to introduce some of the team that makes up our BPIO ( Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimisation ) specialist team. (and their blogs): Gayan Peiris - Our resident specialist for all things SharePoint...
1 Jun 2008
Microsoft Press Shop opens in Australia
Tired of waiting for months for your local technical bookshop to stock the book you need to learn the skills, finish the project and go home and play GTA IV? Sick of waiting weeks or months for Amazon to ship books to the antipodes? Well the australian MSPress shop is now online! Microsoft Press...
3 May 2008
I haven't blogged for a while, so I will just stream out what is front of mind lately... Seattle is smaller than I imagined. It reminded me of Adelaide, but with less good wine. Its bizarre to think that Boeing, Starbucks, Amazon.com and Microsoft are all headquartered in a little city. IE8 to support...
4 Mar 2008
Looking forward into the refreshing, nurturing Seattle weather? Running low on Zunes? Make sure you catch my Groove session, with Mary Marks, on Monday Afternoon : OFC214. You won't even need to be a wise-psychedelic-monk-with-a-door-in-your-head-to-prove-it to enjoy. It is guaranteed* to be... Groovy...
30 Jan 2008
Fast Search to join Microsoft
In the words of Keanu Reeves, "whoa". I am still digesting this - it is like having a "Reef and Beef" steak washed down with a pint of Guinness. The feeling is very satisfying... but just give me a moment here... Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. agreed to buy Norway's Fast...
8 Jan 2008
Cool VOIP for small business: Response Point
I mainly work with large enterprise customers, so when we talk about enabling unified communications, it usually involves Exchange servers and Office Communicator and all sorts of cool enterprise class kit. But for small businesses there is now Response Point (*Point is in this season. It is the new...
22 Nov 2007
Link Your Live IDs Together!
As someone that has multiple hotmail/passport/live.com accounts, I think this is really really cool! Do you have multiple Windows Live IDs? Maybe an older one and a new one, one for work & one for home? A public one and a private one? If so, you know that in the past it has been difficult to manage...
28 Oct 2007
Getting started with Microsoft Word(s)
I've been with Microsoft for about five weeks now (but only about 3 weeks of face time at the Sydney Office) - as a recent resident of Sydney, my whole life pretty much revolves around work at the moment - I haven't yet settled in. I had dinner with friends tonight and was asked the obligatory question...
8 Sep 2007
it's a new day. it's a new office
So, yesterday was my first day working for Microsoft. I've decided to set up (yet another) blog on the msdn server as well. I'll be cross posting a lot of content to wss.alspeirs.com , so if you're a long time reader, you won't miss much! If you aren't, well hello there! This blog will focus mainly...
31 Jul 2007
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