Two months on

It seems like a lifetime,  but its only been two months since I joined Vodafone and a lot has happened.  First of all,  the important pieces are all in place ….. that is to say they know where to pay my wages into and I have a mobile phone and broadband ;-).  Seriously though,  I…


Tweet and Post on the move!

For the 6 months or so,  I have been training to run the New York Marathon for Yorkshire Cancer Research and tomorrow I fly out to NYC. My friends have raised over £1650 and I wanted to use some technology in order to involve them in the race as much as possible so I am…


One way to use your free texts

As you would expect,  I look out for Vodafone related stuff on the web and one of my friends on twitter (@russelljfkirk) pointed me in the direction of this video – With all of the free texts you get these days from mobile operators,  this might be one way to make sure you get…


Farewell? Maybe not!

Yes,  its been a while since I have posted.  I have moved onto Twitter as my means to communicate out and it seems to work for most things.  However my intention is too keep posting when the thoughts come to me … and some changes in my life mean I might have more to talk…


Small organisations can have save money now!

One of the reasons why smaller organisation don’t have access to the latest and greatest cost saving technologies (like their bigger cousins) is because they simply don’t have the time or money to invest in it in the first place … enter Business Productivity Online Services. BPOS is the best and easiest way of getting…


RichCopy – Is it the new sliced bread?

I would like to announce the best thing since sliced bread …. RichCopy ! This tool has been available internally at Microsoft for as long as I can remember and over the years I have used it to copy virtual PCs and installations files over from Redmond or from a local server to my PC. …


OCS R2 Tips of The Day by Brett

This has been working its way round the ‘Twittersphere’ so I thought I would post it on my blog too. Brett Johnson has put together some brilliant ‘tips’ on OCS R2.  Something there for everyone me thinks 🙂 ‘Share the love’ with Communicator Desktop Sharing Communicator Voice Settings  Audio conference calls – Part 1 Audio…


IE8 and the history of the internet

IE8 is available from today,  I have been running it for quite sometime in both Vista and Windows 7 and loving it.  Enough of that for now though,  when you have 10 mins free,  pop along to and watch the hilarious video on the brief history of the internet including the classic ‘Hamster Dance’


30 days of Twitter

It’s been about a month since my blog post on ‘To Tweet or Not to Tweet’. I have done over 100+ ’tweets’ and have a modest following (as well as following approx 50 people) and the question I asked myself this weekend was “Has it been worth it and is it working?” To answer that…


Microsoft Vision 2019

Once every so often,  Microsoft has a think about what the company will be doing in the future rather than having to focus on the revenue targets and metrics for the next 12 months.  It’s during these times in particular that I remember why I work at Microsoft. I remember seeing a video similar to…