Wiki Life: Should I use the Gallery or TechNet Wiki?

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Gallery + TechNet Wiki = Community Synergy Regular conversations come up about which social tool we should use. Should we use a Blog, Forum, Gallery, or Wiki? TechNet Gallery is a place where you can upload files for Code and for Whitepapers (Word files, PDFs, etc.). You can share these…


TNWiki Article Spotlight – Forefront Identity Manager Resources

Already for some years the Identity Manager product had a very active and supporting community in the Identity Lifecycle Manager forum.With the launch of Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (ILM 2 in earlier days) a complementary FIM 2010 forum was launched. This boosted the community impact significantly, using the lessons learned from the ILM forum.  One of the…


Interview with the Non-Invisible Wiki Ninja–Ed Price

There is a group of community supporters inside Microsoft who are building community around the the TechNet wiki. Inside Microsoft, the employees working on this are called TechNet Ninjas. They have a blog. One of the most prolific* of the Ninjas, Ed Price, sat down with me recently for a chat. Here is the short…

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Top Wiki Ninjas of the Week – Wendy Giberson drills into Windows Embedded Compact

We’ve had an exciting week! Congratulations to the Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! Today we’re looking at both overall contributions (usually means the most edits) and the most points (means that their articles broke specific milestones in views)… First are the ninjas who put in the most edits this week: Congrats to Wendy, Fernando,…

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Occupy TechNet!

End the tyranny of arbitrary sort-order! Now! Technical content providers have a constant problem:what is the best way to present a list of stuff? For example: Troubleshooters might appreciate the order in “fastest –solution-first, slowest-solution last.” Shoppers might appreciated “least-expensive to most-expensive option”” order Forensics likes the time-tested LIFO (Last In First Out) order so…

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Developer content on TechNet Wiki

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Wednesday is the day of the week where we dig into the wonderful world of Wiki!   Today we’re discussing developer content on TechNet Wiki. The Wiki includes the following advantages… It supports all of Microsoft’s development environments. Includes code snippet capabilities. Share your code or link on over to the Code…

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TNWiki Article Spotlight – Reducing the operational risk when defending the Open Network with Microsoft PKI

Hello community, Yuri Diogenes here and this week’s spotlight article is Reducing the operational risk when defending the Open Network with Microsoft PKI, originally written by threatmodel and updated by Kurt L Hudson. There are three reasons why I choose this article to be on the spotlight this week: It talks about how to use…


Interview with Arnie Rowland, SQL Server MVP, About the Wiki and Its Governing Council

Today’s interview is with: Arnie Rowland What is the wiki for? The wiki is a place to surface information for customers. But it’s different from the knowledge base or the typical white paper. It’s a place where people who are working with the products can tune that information. In that sense the wiki provides an…

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International Community Update – TechED Russia

Hello folks, Yuri Diogenes here – late post this Friday just to give you a quick update from our friend Albina Soboleva that was at TechED Russia couple of weeks ago. Here it goes some words from Albina: I had an amazing time in Russia during TechEd and MVP Open Days events. I had chance…


Top Wiki Ninjas of the Week – Thiago Luiz’s Portuguese (Brazil) Virtualization Portal

Congratulations to the Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! Today we’re looking at overall contributions (usually means the most edits)…   I’m Ed, and last week we featured Fernando Lugao Veltem:   Today we’re going to feature Thiago Cardoso Luiz: Thiago is a Microsoft Partner and MCC. His certifications include MCT, MCSE, MCSA, MCTS,…

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