The value of history and your elders

Today as part of a program I am participating in I was able to hear from Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher with Microsoft Research. The historical knowledge of touch interfaces he possessed was fascinating. I appreciate how he mentioned that with poor definitions for touch interfaces the keyboard is a touch interface. Below are just 4…

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Innovative web page using pictures with presence – Wortell

One of our Microsoft Gold Certified Partners has a great page showing their team with images for their presence status. Today you don’t have the ability to invoke an IM but that is rumored to be coming in the future. http://www.wortell.nl/nl-nl/ourpeople/pages/onze-mensen.aspx   TomL LCSKid

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Urgent: Known issue under investigation with KB974571 and LCS/OCS

October 15 Update: Main blog post has been updated to reflect the addition of Known Issues in the patch article  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974571   Please be notified of this issue http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2009/10/14/632.aspx —————————————————————————— We need to alert you to an issue that is under investigation with the applying of KB974571 (MS09-056: Vulnerabilities in CryptoAPI could allow spoofing) that…

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UC How To and UC Adoption and Training Kit

I found these resources a few months back and failed to blog about them for some reason. These represent content that is created with and for our own deployment as well as customer deployments. I like that the UC How To can be modified for the workload of the end user. If you have feedback…

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Looking for information on upgrading OCPE (Tanjay)?

Rick Varvel, Microsoft Consulting Services comes through with another great paper. I mentioned his papers for the Edge Server in the past and he has now dedicated time to the OC Phone Edition (OCPE, Tanjay) upgrade process. Due to some of our programs purchasing devices in advance of program needs for budget reasons we ended…

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OCS End User Experience – my devices are bad…

I had a meeting today with my team of which we all work remote (Washington State, Colorado, Ohio, North Carolina, New York, Denmark and Switzerland). Obviously we all work with Office Communications Server technology and thus know quite a bit about doing things right. To add to this my work this year is to help…

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