Synergy in Social Computing

I’ve been known to participate in Microsoft forums for years now. Ed Price was the first one who suggested to me that writing Wikis can be rewarding too, so I gave it a shot. At first, editing and writing Wikis felt totally alien to me, but after trying it, reading more Wikis and following TechNet…


Wikis just may be your best bet

Did you have a childhood hero when you grew up? Most people do. The hero often is an athlete, soccer player, ballerina, pop star, president or movie star. For girls, the idol can be Madonna, Lady Gaga, Sissi/Romy Schneider, or Meryl Streep. For boys, the idol can be Tarzan, Bruce Lee, Lionel Messi, or Al…


Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Richard Mueller (Directory Services Development MVP) helps maintain TechNet Wiki

Welcome to our Saturday blog post, Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! Fernando and I have already been featured, so today we’re featuring Richard Mueller. Here’s Richard’s Avatar/Cat: Richard’s Profile His biography: “I worked for an electric utility where I was responsible for IT services at 10 power plants and 3 office locations. I…


Brazil on TechNet Wiki – Yuri is the shirtless man

This is a story about Yuri: I had a great conversation with our community manager, Dan, where I was explaining what steps Yuri took when engaging the Portuguese community: (1)    Yuri went to events like TechEd Brazil, (2)    He started discussing TechNet Wiki with key MVPs and Leaders in the Portuguese community on tools like…


Community Win: dsforum2wiki – Help me unlock the mystery of the great content migration from the Windows Server DS forum to TechNet Wiki!!!

Welcome to Community Win Thursday, where we discuss an amazing achievement of intense collaboration in the TechNet Wiki community! Today this is like a journal. We’re going to be investigating the mysterious “dsforum2wiki” effort, what it means, where it came from, and how it got to be so successful.   5/17/2012 – 6:24 PM (PST) First…


Wiki Life: How to filter TechNet Wiki articles by more than one tag

Welcome to Wiki Life Wednesday! Today we’re going to look at a neat trick where you can filter your tag results by more than one tag whilst in TechNet Wiki. Journey with me to Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Craig Lussier (SharePoint Architect MCC) and his 2K en-US tags. In that blog post, I mentioned how…


TNWiki Article Spotlight: A Presentation Transcript

Welcome to the Tuesday article spotlight! Recently I spotted an interesting Wiki article. I’ve never seen a similar kind of article before on Technet Wiki. Basically it’s the transcript of a Channel 9 video by Joe Sack, “Presentation: Introducing SQL Server 2012 Table Partitioning Improvements”. Of course, you can find the link of the video as well on the…


Interview with a Wiki Ninja: Ana Paula de Almeida

Hello everyone, and welcome to Monday Interview. This week is my pleasure to present the Wiki Ninja Ana Paula de Almeida, a top brazillian wiki writer with articles about licence and Microsoft certification. Who are you, where are you, what do you do and how does TechNet Wiki fit into the rest of your job?   English…


TechNet Wiki: Microsoft Integration Stack

What is the story on Microsoft’s Integration Stack and how important is the role of the TechNet Wiki? Over the years the Microsoft integration stack has grown from on-premise technologies and products like BizTalk Server, WCF Services, SQL Server Integration Services, Host Integration Server, Windows Server AppFabric, Line of Business (LOB) Adapters, to cloud technologies…


Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Margriet Bruggeman (SharePoint author) brings us SharePoint 2010 Best Practices

Welcome to the “whenever I do it” Top 10 Wiki Ninjas of the week! =^) We’ve featured Fernando and myself, so today we’re going to feature SharePoint author and former SharePoint MVP, Margriet Bruggeman! Here is Margriet’s profile: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Profile/margriet%20bruggeman/activity Margriet is a technical architect and software developer specializing in Microsoft technology.  Check out Margriet’s blog: http://www.sharepointdragons.com…