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  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Strategy Focused Organization

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    Thinking about applying Balanced Scorecard ideas to an organization comes down to making that organization (company, division, team, etc.) focused on the strategy that drives it. You could call this a Strategy Focused Organization. I just watched a nice...
  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    Who's Using My RAM?

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    (Note: If words like "RAM" and "ROM" and "XIP" look strange to you, there is an entry here that explains their meanings.) In my recent " Where's My RAM " entry, I explained why you tend to see a difference between what the WM5 device reports as "Total...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    WinFX November CTP is available for download

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    I know I'm a little late in providing a link to this, but I still wanted to mention here that there is a new community tech preview (CTP) version of WinFX available for download. This November 2005 CTP is built against the final released version of the...
  • Arpan Shah's Blog

    Adopting Enterprise Software

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    A commonly asked question by customers is "How do I get my end-users to use the technology?!" This question is applicable to any enterprise software - .NET, J2EE, Client, Server, et cetera. In fact it transcends technology - it could be a process. Technology...
  • fontblog

    Typography Tip #2.

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    Typography Tip #2. When justifying text in Microsoft Word use the hyphenation feature to improve the look of your page. Notice in the text block on the left, there is a lot of unnecessary “white space” distributed throughout. When hyphenation...
  • MSN Shopping Insider

    "Shopping in your Undies" with Cedric the Entertainer

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    In celebration of the festive holiday season, MSN Shopping sponsored today's "Shopping in your Undies" event with Cedric the Entertainer in New York City's Times Square. Today's event and all surrounding activities highlighted the ease and convenience...
  • One Louder

    This holiday season, it's a tower of flowing chocolate, last year it was what? I don't remember.

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    Every year at this time, I imagine a bunch of other similarly inclined people sitting down with a glass of wine (or spiked eggnog…yum!) to flip through the Sunday paper in search of the new *in* thing (I just confirmed this exercise with my co-worker...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Handling virtual machine events from VBScript

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    A couple of weeks ago, I posted a sample script to handle Virtual Server events (here: http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2005/11/03/488301.aspx ). Well today I have a slightly different script that shows you how to get events for a specific...
  • David Kline

    Richard Greenberg has joined the .NET Compact Framework web logging roster

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    Today, Richard Greenberg, Group Program Manager for the .NET Compact Framework, officially opened his web log. He has wasted no time in getting to some interesting content. Please take a few moments and pay him a visit . Take care, -- DK Disclaimer(s...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Tell me something I don't know.

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    'Tell me something I don't know'. Apparently this is one of Sergey Brin's stardard interview questions . You can learn a lot this way. I assume he knows what a Googly is , but does he know what LBW is ?
  • HoppeRx - the cure for your ailing device

    The Cat Parade

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    It has been said that trying to keep Hopper focused on a single application is like trying to get cats to walk in a parade (very difficult). The problem is Hopper is designed from its foundation to stress the entire system and never stay in one place...
  • Craig Skibo's WebLog

    Our new Visual Studio 2005 Book

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    You may have heard that we have a new book out for Visual Studio 2005. The unfortunate bit of news is that it is only available if you buy the boxed version of Visual Studio, meaning that if you subscribe to MSDN, there will be no way for you to get a...
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