Steady State for Windows 7

A few years ago we developed a tool called Windows Steady State to enable IT admins in shared computing environments to control configure and revert the configuration computer of computers used in schools, libraries, internet cafes, kiosks as well as other public and shared computing locations. Steady State was designed to work with Windows XP…


Springboard Windows 7 Deployment Learning Portal

We are delighted to announce the world wide release of the Springboard Windows 7 Deployment Learning Portal on TechNet.  The Springboard Deployment Learning Portal is an online assessment and learning tool, designed to help IT Pros identify their knowledge strengths and information gaps around Windows 7 deployment.  Based on interactive assessment responses, the participant is…


Reminder: Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable Windows 7 Application Compatibility Part 2: Virtualization with your host Mark Russinovich

Date: Thursday, September 24 Time: 9:00am Pacific Time Hear Mark Russinovich, Chris Jackson, Jeremy Chapman and our panel of experts chat about how virtualization tools can help you with application compatibility concerns whether you’re migrating from Windows Vista or Windows XP. Join us to discuss how presentation virtualization, desktop virtualization and application virtualization can…


Springboard Series on TechNet’s use of Social Media TOOLS at Microsoft

Jennifer Leggio @ ZDNet interviewed me a piece on social media here at Microsoft.  Specifically on our use here at Springboard of the TruCast tool to find and reach IT Pros. To view the piece, visit    Thanks again to Jennifer. (you can follow her on Twiiter @ Mediaphyter)