Houston Unified Communications User Group had first meeting TONIGHT!

Mission Statement The mission of the HOU-UCUG (Houston – Unified Communications User Group) is to provide a forum for experts, speakers and members to present information on Unified Communications , covering, but not limited to the administration of Communications Server, design and development of Communications Server, development of applications for use on Communications Server. August…

Imagine Cup 2011 USA!!

Inspired by Your Imagination Change the world? Sure, it’s a pretty big task. But with your knowledge, creativity, and passion, we think you’re up for the challenge. Take equal parts of inspiration and imagination and you can do amazing things. That’s the idea behind the Imagine Cup. It all started back in 2003 as a…

Fort Worth Texas IT Pro User Group

We have the first meeting scheduled for next week Tuesday 8/24, but only 4 people have signed up so far. I know there are a lot of people in Fort Worth, more than Seattle.  If you want to make this group a reality, please to go www.dfwitprofessionals.com to register so it doesn’t get cancelled!!

Kinect deep inside Xbox 360

I was reading this article this morning on Gizmodo about Kinect for Xbox 360.  Amazing detail in this article about how this new device works, great videos showing demos.  When will you get one?  How long before this type of natural human interface is on the PC?

Because it’s Everybody’s Business

We have a blog site  BIEB, or Because it’s everybody’s business. I started writing today for the UC experts part of that blog.  Check out my first post  http://blogs.technet.com/b/ucexperts/archive/2010/08/06/unified-communications-going-beyond-the-trial.aspx   I would love to know what you think about this site, give me some feedback.


Where to see John Weston August 2010

August 5th, DFW IT Professionals meeting  www.dfwitprofessionals.com August 17th OKC AITP http://aitpokc.org/index.html August 21st North Texas PC User Group www.ntpcug.org August 24th New Forth Worth IT pro group, check out www.dfwitprofessionals.com for info August 25th AITP Dallas monthly meeting  http://www.aitpdallas.org/ August 26th AITP Abilene monthly meeting  http://aitpabilene.org/

Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools

Windows Phone Developer Tools Beta Released It’s time to get serious about building the actual apps and games for Windows Phone 7 that consumers will be looking for starting this holiday season. Download the tools today here. The fwd link is http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9713250

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 is Now Available

  Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Now Available Help customers accelerate IT planning and right-size their infrastructures with the MAP Toolkit 5.0 The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 is an agentless tool designed to simplify and streamline the IT infrastructure planning process across multiple scenarios through network-wide automated discovery and assessments. This…

OK Sharepoint UG next meeting

OK SUG The Oklahoma SharePoint User Group SharePoint Workflow: Tim Beamer, Technology Evangelist at Dell will be our speaker for our meeting of the Oklahoma SharePoint User Group. Tim will be speaking about InfoPath, workflow and how they affect both the SharePoint administrator as well as the developer. Tim will give his presentation and then…

DFW IT PRO next meeting

DFW IT Professionals July 1st User Group Meeting Meeting Topic: DFW IT Pro July 1st UG – Cloud 101 The Past, Present and Future of the public cloud Topic Description: The term "cloud" is used as a metaphor for the Internet, based on the cloud drawing used in the past to represent the telephone network,…