Just when you thought the TechNet Wiki Community Council was out for commission, we return!!!
This is part of a series of blog posts:
Here are all our members….
Microsoft Employees (5)
- Ed Price – Profile
- Peter Geelen – Profile
- Bruno Lewin – Profile
- Markus Vilcinskas – Profile
- Brent Groom – Profile
- Leonardo Ponti – Profile
- Peter Laker (aka XAMLguy) – Profile
- Margriet Bruggeman – Profile
- Richard Mueller – Profile
- Philippe Levesque – Profile
- Tord Nordahl – Profile
- Zoltán Horvath – Profile
- Naomi N – Profile
- Craig Lussier – Profile
And what are we doing? We’re working on the TechNet Wiki Community Council Areas of Focus.
The basic idea is that we’re pushing forward and making progress in a lot of areas.
We’ve shifted a few people to different Areas of Focus…
- Guidelines & Best Practices – Peter Geelen (& Ed Price, Naomi N)
- Ed updated the link on the home page of TechNet Wiki to be clearer how we can report perf issues: Report Wiki Performance Issues
- Ed wrote this article to add more clarity:
- Naomi started this great article to help us edit: Wiki: Technical Editing
- XAML Guy really helped us fill it out and get it going: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/19537.wiki-technical-editing/compare.aspx?revB=8&revA=5
- Richard Mueller gave us an amazing article that digs into how we can do Cross Linking: Wiki: Cross-Linking
- On the page, Wiki: How to Report a TechNet Wiki Page, Ed added a section about reporting performance issues: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/13529.wiki-how-to-report-a-technet-wiki-page/compare.aspx?revB=0&revA=21
- Focus: The Adoption and Evangelism of Wiki Portals.
- Richard, Yagmoth, and Naomi have been creating more portals, per technology.
- Ed gave all the portals this tag:
- Richard made this article for us: Wiki: Cross-Linking
- Naomi has been commenting to encourage more See Also sections.
- Maintaining this page:
- Maintaining this page:
- Ed met with the social apps product team to discuss the top bugs and features.
- We’re waiting on a Wiki platform update that is currently scheduled to begin in December
- Peter and Naomi (and Carsten, Richard, and others supporting) have done some great work identifying and removing any plagiarized articles and spam!
- Ed has been featuring the TechNet Guru gold medal winners on the English Wiki
- We got a new round of featured articles on the Russian Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/ru-ru/
- Ed made this article to track the most frequent winners: TechNet Guru: The Most Frequent Award Winners
- Ed made this blog post to explain the impact: Council Spotlight: The Impact of the TechNet Guru Awards
- Peter published the TechNet Guru Awards – August 2013 and the TechNet Guru Awards – September 2013
- We expanded to new categories: Windows Server and Power BI in October and SQL Server General in November
- The October judges are finishing up!
- Peter Laker is managing the blog authoring schedule:
- Peter automated the Top Contributors blog posts more.
- Welcome the newest bloggers: Hezequias, Maheshkumar, Naomi, Benoit, and Sathyanarrayanan. See Wiki Ninjas Blog: The Contributors.
- Ed created this portal to track the articles about the blogs: Wiki Ninjas Blogs Portal
- We’re looking to improve this forum: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tnwiki/threads
- We currently don’t have anyone driving this. Want to help? =^)
- Ed created this article to help sell TechNet Wiki to those who don’t understand its awesomeness (yet): Wiki: Blog Posts that Give Reasons to Use TechNet Wiki
- We started a new blog:
- Learn about the council and the members: TechNet Wiki International Council
- Ed and Bruno made this article to track the communities:
- Gokan is starting a Turkish award: Microsoft Technical Turkish Contributor (MTTC) Award
- We now have a Turkish forum for TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/tr-tr/home?forum=tnwikitr
- We’re starting a Turkish blog for TechNet Wiki. Here are the initial team members: Turkish Council Bloggers
- Gokan formed a Turkish council: TechNet Wiki Turkish Council
- The Turkish Council Center works as the team’s workshop, where they track their new articles and what they want to do next: Turkish Council Center
- The French award has continued: Microsoft Technical French Contributor (MTFC) Award
- Gokan provided a list of the French award winners: Microsoft Technical French Contributor (MTFC) Awardees
- We now have a French forum for TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/fr-FR/home?forum=tnwikifr
- Hezequias started this portal to French content on TechNet Wiki: Guide ultime des articles français dans le WIKI (fr-FR)
- Our Portuguese blog for TechNet Wiki has grown vibrantly: http://blogs.technet.com/b/wikininjasbr/
- Here’s their schedule: Agenda de Publicações no Blog Wiki Ninjas Brasil
- Hezequias was added as an author: Blog Wiki Ninjas Brasil: Os Autores
- Luigi made a portal for Atalian content on TNWiki: Articoli italiani su TechNet Wiki (it-IT)
- Our mission is to resurrect and grow the board: TechNet Wiki Advisory Board
- Gokan was added as our newest member (for SharePoint).
- Tord took over to help us get this going!
- Tord is organizing a TechNet Wiki session at the November MVP Summit!
- Lots of work to do to add new belt holders, to update current belt holders, and to reward them some more.
- We’ll need to look into having someone pick this back up.
- Good progress getting this into communication processes.
- We’re joining forces with MSTC to drive User Group leadership and content on TechNet Wiki
- Craig started by helping us collect the existing User Groups: Microsoft User Groups Portal
- Some of my favorites:
A lot of amazing things are going on, and I’m super excited to see all this progress! Let us know if you want to help with the council members with any of these individual efforts (or if you have any questions)!
– Ninja Ed