Update on Melanoma

It’s been a little over a month since I did the 10/31/08 posting on “I am a Survivor”.  In November I had 2 rounds of surgery to removed the Melanoma Skin cancer.  Both were 100% successful, and I am happy to report that I am 100% cancer free today!  I will not gross you out with the…

Looking for UG leaders Vista Chat this week!

This chat is for UG Leaders, MVP’s, and influencers Technical Chat with Chris Jackson on Windows Vista Thursday, Nov. 20th – 11:00 AM Pacific Time   We would like to invite you to a special chat with Chris Jackson to talk about Windows Vista. In this one-hour session you will have the opportunity to hear…

I am a survivor

I am a survivor. A few days ago I got the thing you never want to hear from a Doctor, “You have Melanoma Skin Cancer”. I am not sure how you are “suppose” to react to something like that. What are the expected reactions and emotions? Why do people have to react a specific way?…


300th blog post

So I have been doing this blog thing for 3 and 1/2 years on and off.  I was getting ready to put up a post and saw that the next post would be #300, Cool. That a milestone.  I think back to the different writing, stories, mix of announcement of product info, stuff about me,…


TechNet Subscription discount TMSAM06

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/bb892754.aspx This is the ONLY code you should use this year!  It’s My code, get’s you 15% off TechNet Plus subscriptions.   We have a contest each year to see who can sell the most.  So put this on your blog and I will cross link to your blog!  Or maybe even something special.   Last year…


MVP Screencast Contest!

  My coworkers Keith Combs and Matt Hester are running a contest. On Keith’s blog you will find: MVP Screencast Contest now live As I indicated a few days ago, we have some cool prizes and the first contest started today.  Matt Hester has all of the details on his blog.  Like all Microsoft contests,…


A day in the life of Unified Communications, My laptop is my phone.

This demo of Office Communicator Server 2007 was shot at the Dallas AITP(Association of IT Professionals) meeting.  I show how to make your laptop a phone, how to make conference calls, and do all kinds of fun things with OCS 2007.


RoundTable Demo at AITP Dallas

  This video was shot at the Dallas AITP(Association of IT professionals)  meeting this month. I demo the Microsoft live meeting function of Office Communicator Server 2007 and the use of a RoundTable video device.

Office Communications Server R2 Training Session in Chicago.

Building Communications Enabled Software for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Exchange 2007 December 10th – 11th Clarity Consulting Training Center, Chicago, IL. Overview: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the R2 platform SDKs were announced at PDC2008 on October 27, 2008.  Invite your ISVs, SIs and customers to this training to get hands on…


IASA IT Architect Regional Conference in Dallas November 6-7

The IT Architect Regional Conference is the most comprehensive event in Dallas addressing  the pressing needs of IT architects today. Join other practicing architects and enjoy two days of seminars seperated in two tracks addressing the various architecture specialties:  Who Should Attend: Chief Architects and Enterprise Architects Software Architects Infrastructure Architects Business and Information Architects…