Saving Time by Using the TechNet Wiki

A few people have asked me why our team uses the TechNet wiki to publish our content. I tell them that the number one reason why we use the wiki is that it saves us time and enables us to get our content out to the community faster than our traditional processes. That sounds good…


Interview with Dr. Thomas W Shinder–Former MVP, ISA/TMG Firewall Guru, DirectAccess Edge Man and Now Private Cloud Man and Wiki Devotee

Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? I’m Tom Shinder. Some of you might know me from my www.isaserver.org days. Prior to changing my career to IT in the middle 1990s, I was a neurologist. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of…


Community Win–Wiki Accelerates Quality Content Distribution

The wiki was just beginning when I joined Microsoft back in December of 2009. When I first heard about the wiki, when of my first thoughts was “in all the years that I ran www.isaserver.org no one ever mentioned that we should have a wiki. Indeed, I never thought about a wiki for site –…


Wiki Life-Teach a Ninja to Fish

Today’s blog post is based on the wiki article at: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/how-to-find-stuff-on-the-technet-wiki.aspx. Feel free to add to the wiki article – it is the wiki way! Can you add instructions for your favorite RSS reader? Thanks in advance! The TechNet wiki shows two RSS feeds: Home (for the home page) TechNet Articles (for the TechNet *WIKI*…


TNWiki Article Spotlight–Reference Architecture for Private Cloud

There are a number of different types of articles you’ll find on the TechNet wiki. Some examples include: Survival guides – Organized collections of links to content that will help you get done what you need to do Troubleshooting posts – Typically “one-off” posts on how to troubleshoot a particular error condition How-To guides –…