An Introduction to Blogs and Wikis in the Business World

CIO has an interesting article providing a good explanation of blogs and wikis and why you should care about them in the business world. From the article, blogs and wikis are an Indispensable business collaboration tools and a powerful means of communicating with customers, partners and employees, wikis and... [Read More]

Only Chalk Talk at Tampa Code Camp

As I was building the Internet Calendar for Tampa Code Camp, I realized that I have the dubious distinction of being the only Chalk Talk session. I am a little bit surprised since this format (which is very similar to the Birds of a Feather session format from Tech·Ed) provides... [Read More]

Visual Studio 2008 release date

At the Microsoft® Worldwide Partner Conference today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner announced that Windows Server® 2008, Visual Studio® 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server™ 2008 will launch together at an event in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2008, kicking off hundreds of launch events around the world. Also in... [Read More]

Tampa Code Camp Session Calendar

In keeping with the work I did for Tech·Ed 2007 to create Internet Calendars for the different technical tracks, I have created a similar calendar for Tampa Code Camp. The calendar is available from Microsoft Office Online as an Outlook 2007 Internet Calendar Subscription. If you are still using... [Read More]

Development Managers

Recently, Jason posted about bad development managers. Like Jason, I was also told early in my career that “Sales and Marketing is the natural enemy of Development”. I also learned early on that this isn’t entirely true. While it is true that the sales team will sell products... [Read More]