Upcoming Webcast on PowerShell – What script would you like to see created?

This is a really great idea, and a very unique opportunity to participate.  On September 22, 2010 there is a webcast happening entitled “TechNet Webcast: Windows PowerShell Basics for IT Professionals”.  But that alone isn’t very exciting.“It is to me, Kevin.  I’d like a little help getting started with PowerShell!”Certainly.  But wouldn’t it be even … Continue reading Upcoming Webcast on PowerShell – What script would you like to see created?

Trying to break free of Internet Explorer 6? Attend the Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable

You’re not alone!  Sure, many people are making the switch to Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8, but some are actually being held back because of applications or company web-based tools that were built for and require IE 6.  And that’s just not right!“But what do we do about it, Kevin?”Well, one thing I suggest … Continue reading Trying to break free of Internet Explorer 6? Attend the Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable

INTRODUCING: Microsoft Desktop Player – Find Technical Content and Useful Microsoft Resources Easily

The Microsoft Desktop Player is now live and in Beta.  “What does it do?”Using either your browser (It’s a Silverlight application) or an installed desktop application, you can easily and contextually find webcast recordings, podcast recordings, whitepapers, etc.  So, let’s say you’re interested in SharePoint 2010..“But I’m not.”Let’s just say you are, okay?  You do … Continue reading INTRODUCING: Microsoft Desktop Player – Find Technical Content and Useful Microsoft Resources Easily

NEW: Save 25% on TechNet Plus Direct Subscription (Who wouldn’t want to save $87.25?)

UPDATE: This promotion has expired.   Please click here to see details on the current promotion.UPDATE: This promotion ends on June 30, 2010 October 31, 2010.. and will still save you 25% on the newly named "TechNet Subscription Professional" (same price).  Just substitute "TechNet Plus Direct" with "TechNet Subscription Professional" in all that you read below.Whenever … Continue reading NEW: Save 25% on TechNet Plus Direct Subscription (Who wouldn’t want to save $87.25?)

IT Manager Community Talk with Kevin – Why is Office 2010 going to be the best Productivity Platform?

“Yeah, Kevin.. what’s so cool about Office 2010?”Lots of things.  I sure don’t want to have to write them all up here; though I’m sure I will eventually.  But today, if you’re an IT Manager, and if you have time, you should definitely attend our IT Manager Community Talk , because I’ll be speaking with … Continue reading IT Manager Community Talk with Kevin – Why is Office 2010 going to be the best Productivity Platform?

Are you moving to Windows 7? Are you looking for IE6-to-IE8 Migration Information?

“Hey Kevin.. I want to deploy Windows 7, and hear good things about IE8, but I don’t know how to start evaluating what I need to make the move off of Internet Explorer 6.  I am sure I have at least one critical application that might not work in IE8, and need to know what … Continue reading Are you moving to Windows 7? Are you looking for IE6-to-IE8 Migration Information?