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  • Kannan

    Team Foundation Server

    “How well is the project going?” is a question too often asked to a first line manager that several of them spend hours to collect the data so that they can present it to their VP or manager. Quite often organizations end up having one system for...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Correction: Geek dinner, Seattle / Redmond, Feb 3

    Update, just realised the dinner is February 3 (that's a Friday). Frank pinged me to let me know he's in Redmond for a few days in early Feb. He suggested we get a geek dinner together - great idea! So that's it. Date is February 4 3 (that's a Friday...
  • Life as a Developer

    Server/Client Javascripting, and Windows SDK Shipped (Party Time)

    One of my most productive days yet! The file input window is finished, properly storing valid files in sessions, and I've started moving the main data entry form away from server-side MultiViews and autoPostback controls and back to old-school client...
  • Tasks and Time Management in Outlook

    A word about subtasks

    Let me start by saying that the next version of Outlook 12 will not have sub-tasks. However, there are some new ways around this. First, categories will be much more prominent, and people can use categories as the headers of their projects, for example...
  • UACBlog

    Identification of Administrative Applications

    Welcome to another installment of the Windows Vista UAC Blog! Let’s dig a little deeper into the area of how Windows Vista knows which applications need to run with administrator privileges. We’ll use the term “Elevation” to describe the process by...
  • Software According to Steve

    The Rube Goldbergs of Software

    Have you ever worked on an application that just felt like a Rube Goldberg ?
  • .NET4Office

    Got questions?--we've got answers

    If you haven't discovered this yet, the VSTO team and the rest of the VSTO community is actively involved in answering your VSTO questions in the VSTO forum. The VSTO forum is available here:
  • search.subscribe.share in outlook 2007

    Simple Sharing Extensions

    This has been around a bunch, but I figured I would give it due dilligence and post a link to the MSDN article that describes the infrastucture and provides examples: It's VERY cool technology that I've had...
  • Powertoys WebLog

    FlashControl to add Flash in Asp.Net 2.0

    From the mailbag... FlashControl is a simple way to include Flash movies in your ASP.NET 2.0 projects ! This free server control can be added in Visual Studio 2005 Toolbox so you can just drag and drop it in your aspx pages. FlashControl manage all...
  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    MIT/ Sloan MBA has been offered a job

    Those who have been reading this post might be familiar with the questions that an MIT/ Sloan MBA had posed which I had posted on this blog. Well, the good news is that he has received an offer with the Windows team. So welcome to Microsoft Vineet...
  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    Customer Life Time Value and dogs!!

    Increasingly businesses are recognizing the importance of customer profitability, not just in the present but over their lifetimes. Businesses that can do so accurately - (CLTV = NPV ((Sum (Revenue - Cost) * Retention Rate) - Acquisition Costs)) will...
  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    The power of CRM

    I recently attended a two day training program on 'Data Driven Decision Making' - It was conducted by two Professors from Kellogg (that other Chicago school:-)) The program was all about communicating the power of decisions based on marketing data...
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