Windows Phone 7 – Finally Something to Blog About

This blog entry is not to annouce that Windows Phone 7 is here; everyone else did that yesterday.  What I want to share is one of the first commercials I’ve seen for the product.  Anyone who knows me knows that I believe our commercials leave a lot to be desired (except for the “I’m a…


I Hate the New TechNet Blogs Format

It’s going to take me a while to get used to this, but I will because I always do.  But let me just say the only thing I like vanilla is ice cream.


Have You Ever Met Bill Gates?

That’s just one example of some of the questions I’m asked at least once a week. I’ve decided to put together my own FAQ in the hopes that I’ll never have to answer these questions again:   Q: Have you ever met Bill Gates? A: No I have not. Microsoft has over 90,000 employees worldwide;…


My Favorite Outlook 2010 Features Part I

This is the first of a two part series detailing the my favorite Outlook 2010 features.   Ignore – Oh ‘Ignore Conversation’ where have you been all my life?     Working for Microsoft is literally Death by E-mail.  People at this company love to hit the ‘Reply All’ button ALL THE TIME.  You also…


Office and SharePoint Launch 2010 is Here!

OK so I’m a little late on this one given that Microsoft made the official announcement on Friday, April 16 that Microsoft Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 have been released to manufacturing (RTM).  Customers all over the world will be able to get access to the new products by June.  Volume License customers should be…



Yes Microsoft does develop software for Mac computers.  The relationship between Microsoft and Apple is “Complicated” (Facebook pun intended) and despite the commercials you see on TV I don’t believe we’ll ever really break up.  If you are a Mac user check out or – same website – for hardware and software developed…


Free Office Web Apps

It’s been a long time and I do apologize for that.  I’m a salesperson so the customer always has to come first.  Good news is my territory is having an awesome year.  Now that I have some breathing room I decided to come to you with a reminder to try out Office Web Apps if you…