Friday with International Community Update – Brazil and Italy

Hello Community, Luciano Lima here today to update you on the latest news in the TechNet Wiki international community from Brazil and Italy. I’ve been informed that TechNet Wiki continues to grow every month with your contributions. The statistic shows that the TNWIKI currently have 1,803 users, 6,185 articles, 35,821 revisions and 14,769 comments. Currently…


The MSDN Article on TNWiki: Around the world in 4 DAYS!!!

Today is Community Win Thursday, where we talk about community-oriented collaborations on TechNet Wiki, which would not be possible on closed/selfish authoring platforms.   Part 1: Stubbed (from the United States) Observe the history of this MSDN article I created on TechNet Wiki: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/7079.msdn-en-us/history.aspx?PageIndex=2 It all began last week on Friday (less than a week…

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Featured Wiki Article:BizTalk Server 2010 Throttling

Welcome to Tuesday’s Wiki Article Spotlight! I have been contributing a couple of wiki articles last couple of months. This has inspired other BizTalk community members too to write articles for TechNet Wiki. This month January 2012 the number of BizTalk related wiki articles has grown from 40+ to almost a 100. It has more…


Top 6 Fears of TechNet Wiki

Welcome to our Sunday Lists! Check them all out! Why 6 fears, instead of 5 or 10? Well, 6 is one less than a number associated with perfection, 7. (Six is often associated with fear and imperfection.) So…   Here are the TOP 6 FEARS (or barriers) to adding content to TechNet Wiki: 6. Someone is going…


Top 10 Wiki Ninjas: Roger Doherty and SQL Server 2012 Early Adoption

Welcome to our weekly Top 10 Contributors on TechNet Wiki! We’ve got 3 people over 100 this week! Keep it up! Today’s featured Wiki Ninja is… Roger Doherty (Microsoft) From Roger’s profile: “Roger joined Microsoft in 1991 from Sybase, Inc. as a SQL Server trainer for Microsoft University. Since then he has filled a variety…

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Should you self-propose an answer in a TechNet or MSDN forum?

Authoring on TechNet Wiki can be fun because you can write about anything Microsoft related, including Microsoft Forums: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/whether-or-not-you-should-self-propose-an-answer-in-an-msdn-or-technet-forum.aspx I created this list of pros and cons… Reasons to self propose 1 – You want the asker to know that you’re trying to answer the question. So you want your suggestion to be seriously considered…

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Top 7 Reasons why TechNet Wiki will change your world

Welcome to our Sunday Lists! Check them all out! I've been involved in social media for years, so even though I didn't have much wiki experience, I thought the idea of TechNet Wiki was a great opportunity to work with the community and to collaborate. But even then (early 2010), I didn't even know how…


Wiki-Ninja’s on Technology: SQL Azure

What will you find on TechNet Wiki on Technology? You will find a lot of contributions made by community (e.g. Wiki-Ninja’s, MVP’s) and Microsoft employees. If you look into Technologies topic of the TechNet Wiki you will find numerous articles ranging from .NET Framework to Windows Workflow Foundation. For the SQL Azure topic more than…


Top 10 Wiki Ninjas – Dr. Tom Shinder tackles the Private Cloud

Welcome to our weekly Top 10 Contributors on TechNet Wiki! Today’s winner is… Tom Shinder In Dr. Tom’s words: “I work at Microsoft on the UAG Anywhere Access User Assistance Team. That means I write about how to get the most out of your UAG server to provide your users access to the information they…


TNWiki Article Spotlight – The WikiNinja’s favorite pet

Need a confession to make… Not every WikiNinja is as ferocious as Ninja Ed. (Wish I would…)And some of them have pets. Yes, pets. (Which Ed will never admit.) Please meet my favorite companion: Kerberos. Fun is, the puppy is quite popular on TNWiki. Have a quick look at TNWiki or search the Wiki tags. Fact…