The Microsoft.com Community Technologies Team (the team I am on) has just released our beta of the new Community Platform we are working on. This beta will give you some insight into what we are building, and more importantly, the opportunity for you to help us out by giving us feedback.

Start Here: http://www.microsoft.com/communities/default.mspx

Then go to any on of these...

I am out of the office all week, but next week I will post more info about Microsoft.community, and respond to some of the questions that have been asked.