Women in Technology – A busy few weeks but inspiring and fun !

One of the great things with my job is it gives me the ability to take part in activities outside of my normal job role. An area which I am passionate about is encouraging more girls , young women , returners to the workplace to consider a career in our industry. Plus in addition support…

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Adventures in Education

Some different things are going to be happening to me over the next few months but I have decided after quite a long hiatus that one of the things i should be doing is blogging again. I don’t know why I have been silent for so long. It is falling out of the habit of…

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Calling all Technical Women – We want your C.V.

World Wide Online Event Hi Ladies, We have an World Wide online event happening very soon here which gives you an opportunity to meet and talk to Technical Women working in in Services at Microsoft and find out what the job is actually like. Plus we are interested in you too. We would love to…

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Optimizing and reducing the noise on Admin Packs Scom

I have been working with my customer around reducing the noise and also optimising SCOM 2007 R2. The main emphasis of my work has been around the Active Directory Managment pack, but some of the techniques that I have highlighted and the links that I have used can be used more generic http://blogs.technet.com/momteam/archive/2010/02/19/opsmgr-2007-r2-mp-version-6-1-7599-0-is-released.aspx Check whether…

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Floppies 101 uses for plus other Random thoughts

We have just had Long Bank holiday weekend in the U.K. so I have taken the opportunity to carry out some spring cleaning and have  been clearing out a load of boxes . I came across a long forgotten box of floppy disks. It took be another 20 minutes to locate my USB Floppy drive…

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Giving Non Administrators permission to read Event Logs Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Apologies for not blogging for sometime. I have been away on vacation, out of the country on training plus work commitments so add that up and it equals and enforced hiatus. Plus of course do not forget the Volcano :). Well I am back now and have an interesting information around Event Log access and…

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Women in Technology Microsoft Career Webcast

About the Event Meet up to 12 different women from Microsoft Services and learn how they are helping our customers succeed. We are holding four webcasts to accommodate four different time zones on the three roles below. We hope you will join the one that works best for you. The Consultant:  Meet new customers. Help…

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Looking for a New Career – How about Premier Field Engineering

Hi Everyone, I am really excited to tell you that due to our continued success Premier Field Engineering in the U.K. is looking to recruit some more Engineers to join our ranks. If you are interested in joining a dynamic and exciting team, and working for a great Company, and love working with a wide…

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Microsoft Desktop Player This has potential !

Apologies for not blogging recent weeks. I have been tremendously busy plus working out of the country My good friend Justin Zarb showed me this the other day. Microsoft Desktop Player This is a great utility that gives you a platform to search for technet content based around . You can either use the online…

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Explaining Close_Wait

I have been working with a customer recently who has a print server that has had its spooler crashing after a 3rd Party service running on it was locking up and freezing and falling over. One of the signs it was about to fall over was running the following command against the server and seeing…

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