Microsoft Free Software – a personal top ten

You might think this will would make for a really short article post but actually  there’s a  huge amount of free tools and resource out there and I have had to restrict myself to a top ten across the server and client,  based on what Simon and I have used.  So please feel free to…

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Guest Post: Microsoft Word Research - Providing SharePoint Search features

Geoff is a SharePoint MVP, and likes to be known as a “Hands on” Technical Evangelist and works as a SharePoint Solutions Architect. He has published many articles, guides and books about SharePoint. With over 25 years of experience in information systems, he is a Fellow of the Institute of the Analysts and Programmers, a…

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Offer: Try CloudRooms for free and learn about Office 2010 or Office 365

CloudRooms™ is an online classroom environment with live instructors and interactive labs, allowing you to access the learning resources via a PC. It’s modular learning method has been proved to help learners retain more information while the online delivery removes unnecessary time and expense associated with being away from the office or home. Learning for…

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TechEd Europe: Office 365 Data Centre Virtual Tour

When we were at TechEd Europe we were looking for those things that some of you may have missed and the things that were a bit out of the ordinary.  We managed to persuade one of the Office 365 team to take us on a virtual tour of their data centre which they had in…

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Case Study & Videos: TechNet Readers help save £494,000 with Windows 7 Upgrade

Regular readers of the TechNet Blog may remember that back in September Paul Cooke from Plymouth City Council won a competition we were running to come along and present alongside Andrew and Simon at the ‘Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How’ online conference. We were so impressed by Plymouth’s deployment story that when the…

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Five questions you might be asking about Office 2010 Service Pack 1

If you’ve been asking yourself any of these questions about the recent release of Office 2010 SP1, you’ll find this post over on the Microsoft Office Updates blog most useful. Will installing Office 2010 Service Pack 1 require a reboot? Common Problem: “The installation of this package failed” How do I confirm that I have…

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Key trend in the consumerisation of IT: self service

Consumerisation is an amazing trend; the idea that anyone can make choices about the way they work and the tools they use to get their job done. From an IT point of view it can, at first, look like a scary proposition. All those people bringing in different bits of kit and making you look…

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Optimized Desktop unplugged Slides

Just a quick one to provide people access to the slides from todays OD unplugged session in London.  I can’t share my demo just now but I will record it…here are the slides for OD unplugged.  But also embedded in the post here courtesy of Windows Live and don’t forget to checkout Springboard and the…

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Tech.Days 2011 - registration now open

Tech.Days Live 2011 is now open for registration – ten events for IT pros and developers (and counting), two locations, one week. The main attraction will be three one-day events at the London Vue Cinema, Fulham Broadway, South West London. In addition, there will be an all day event and evening activities at Microsoft’s offices in…

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