where can I access the PDC keynote streams?

Simply browse to the Microsoft PDC website which advertises the streams as follows: “Watch the PDC2008 keynotes LIVE online on Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 AM- 10:30 AM Pacific Standard Time.  Bookmark www.microsoftpdc.com and join Ray Ozzie and friends each day for the latest news from PDC. “


Don’t get stuck with your head in the clouds

There’s a great deal of expectation around Microsoft announcements at PDC2008 – I know what the details are and they are exciting. It’s important though to not become “blinkered” and miss the other content – there’s a great deal of great content both at PDC and TechEd EMEA that shows where we’re going with our…


It’s not what you know, it’s when can you talk about it that matters

I love working at Microsoft as I get to work on cool new technologies that can be used to help people be more effective. I am lucky to be able to work with fascinating people from all walks of life. I’ve been quieter than usual on my blog over the last few months as most…


How many people went to Microsoft’s Heroes Happen Here events?

The Heroes Happen Here launch events may seem a long way back in the past (Spring 2008) but I thought you might find this interesting. I was lucky enough to be invited to speak at the UK launch event and I remember the huge amount of time and effort that went into just presenting two…


Here are the results from the Microsoft Security Newsletter Survey

Thanks to those of you who completed August’s Security Newsletter Survey and to Phil Cross for sharing the results which are as follows: Survey: (Aug 08) Security Newsletter Survey Client: Microsoft UK Date ranges: All dates ((Aug 08) Security Newsletter Survey) Available dates: No restriction (all to Sep 17th 2008 10:20) First collection: Aug 28th…


What can you and I do to help companies weather the global credit crunch?

The aim of this post is to start a conversation to share ideas rather than pitch Microsoft products. At a time of economic uncertainty it’s in everyone’s interest to help our business’ to reduce their costs and improve profits.Please share suggestion via comments to this post or write your own and link to this one….


British Airways pilot concerned over finding the airport

I flew to Edinburgh yesterday to give a talk to the BCS (British Computer Society) and the IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) – the details of which can be found here. The talk was recorded so that those of you who may wish to listen another time will be able to do so. The…


I’m amused by Google’s mail Goggles

You may have seen the coverage on the BBC or elsewhere for Google’s “Mail Goggles” – I stumbled across it when buying a coffee as Rory Cellan-Jones was discussing it live on TV. Apparently it’s an “opt-in” service so shouldn’t frustrate those of you who use their email service late at night and don’t want to…


Here’s a letter for your Boss to encourage them to sign-off your trip to PDC

I was amused to see the Letter to your Boss on the MicrosoftPDC website as referenced by the PDC Twitter feed. I’m sure budgets are tight for most organisations given the current financial melt down hence following as much of the proceedings as possible online via blogs and twitter may be the only option for…