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Lucky Number 13 - at MMS!

Summary: I'm attending MMS for the 13th time! I hope you'll attend my presentation. Can you believe it's April already? Yes, it's our favorite...

Microsoft IT business case for ConfigMgr in the datacenters

Summary: One of my long-time coworkers, Edward Bell, has published a TechNet Radio podcast on how Microsoft IT's datacenter SMS team built their business...
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Update: How Microsoft IT Does Patch Management

Summary: one of our most popular stories is how Microsoft IT does patch management (software update management, or SUM). The stories have become a bit...
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So Paul, what is it that you do at Microsoft?

Summary: I get that question a lot. Well except from my mother, who long ago gave up on trying to understand what I do... But for you guys the answers...
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Ode to a server - by Edward Bell

Summary: did you feel a disturbance in the computer management force this week? Some of us serving Microsoft IT felt it. A moment of silence is in order...
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MMS 2008 - here I come!!

Actually, I was going no matter what, but I get to be a speaker, which is a huge honour. Rod reports that the first (main) round of session details have...

Microsoft IT's Client Health Strategy

Summary: client health is a challenging computer management problem, as we've discussed before. Over the years Microsoft IT has developed a multi-faceted...
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How Microsoft IT Does Patch Management

Summary: one of the joys of working at Microsoft IT is that we get to talk to customers frequently about what we do (and yes, I am serious when I say it's...

MMS here I come! (for the 10th anniversary)

Summary: I got confirmation (well, close enough - it's posted at mms2007.com ) that I'll be speaking at MMS again this year. You can call it pathetic...

Dogfooding Revealed

Summary: Microsoft IT beta tests new versions of Microsoft software to help make them customer-worthy. That's what we call "dogfooding"....
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