Future of the Desktop Tour Starts Soon!!

I know I said earlier that I would not have too many technical posts or tour info on this blog, but since I am on the tour I thought it worth posting.  On May 25, Bruce Cowper and I will kick off the Future of the Desktop Tour in Montreal.  The tour will highlight Windows…


You Just Never Know What a Microsoft TechNet Event Can Lead To….

I got the following email through this blog from Matt Dean, who attended a couple of Microsoft events at our Missisauga office last week.  His second event provided more excitement on the way home then he expected.  Here’s what he wrote me: Hi Damir, I’m sending this information to both you and Bruce Cowper.  My name…


Upcoming Tour Info and News About This Blog

First, I just posted on the Canadian IT Pro blog about the upcoming Future of the Desktop Tour whose content I am responsible for.  Check out the post at http://blogs.technet.com/canitpro/archive/2006/03/09/421680.aspx. This leads me to my second point, this blog will be changing focus somewhat.  As many of you are aware, the Canadian IT Pro team…


Connect to the Windows Media Stream for the Build ’06 Tour Toronto Stop NOW!!!

One of the things I love about working with the IT Pro team at Microosft is that we get to try new things and see how they work.  Right now (1:55pm EST on March 9, 2006) we are streaming the Toronto stop of the Build ’06 Tour LIVE on the web.  If you can, connect…


We have a definition for AKU!!

Thanks to Dwayne Lamb of VisualByte in Toronto for digging up the definition of the term we have been using a fair bit on the TNX:TechNet Exchange Tour.  The acronym AKU stands for Adaptation Kit Update, which is a set of code sent to OEMs to update Mobile 5 devices.  Like we said on the…


I’m taking a break but come see Rick and Bruce at the Build ’06 tour

Having just completed the TNX: TechNet Exchange Tour, I get a bit of a break from touring until the Future of the Desktop tour in May.  I should now have more time for blogging both here and on the Can IT Pro blog so stay tuned.  I have posted the info on the Build ’06…


Build ’06 Tour is Coming to a City Near You

“How can I find more time to focus on larger IT issues, not on day-to-day tasks?” This is just one of the many questions that TechNet Canada has heard recently from IT professionals across the country. Our answer: TechNet BUILD’06—the must-attend Winter Tour. Created by the TechNet Canada team for IT professionals like you, TechNet…


What’s New in BizTalk Server 2006 slides now available on MS web site

The slides from the TechNet Monthly session What’s New in BizTalk Server 2006 can now be downloaded from http://download.microsoft.com/download/a/6/c/a6c4a976-da3e-4950-8c46-c3964cbbec1f/TechNetMonthly-WhatsNewBTS2006.ppt, which should have some more bandwidth than my own site. 


TechNet Monthly BizTalk 2006 Slide Deck

Those of you that attended last Thursday’s TechNet Monthly on What’s New in BizTalk Server 2006 can find the PowerPoint slides of my presentation by clicking here.  I really enjoyed meeting you all and I hope you were able to pick up some info on BizTalk Server 2006 and see how you can leverage it…


On the Road Again…soon

Well, it seems like only yesterday that I wrapped up the SQL Server 2005 Launch Tour and I’m off on another adventure across Canada!!  This time my partner in technological information delivery will be Rick Claus, another IT Pro Advisor at Microsoft Canada.  Rick is based in my home town of Ottawa and, unlike me…