Tagged: General Thoughts


40 Tips for a Better Life in 2008

I received an this e-mail this morning and I thought I’d share with the loyal readers of my blog.  Enjoy 🙂   40 Tips for a Better Life – 2008     Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk…smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to. Buy a DVR and tape your late night shows and...


A thing of beauty…

Today, I’ve achieved what many in corporate america would say is “the impossible”.  In my journey through the world of GTD (e.g. “Getting Things Done”), I’ve certainly reached that mountain top, and it feels good.  Thanks to a nifty tool called ClearContext.  The picture below says a thousand words… I highly recommend you check out ClearContext.  It’s definitely worth the $$


OBA Reference Applications – What would you like to see?

One of the biggest challenges I feel that we (Microsoft) face in showcasing the "value" of architecting/developing Office Business Applications is providing what I'll call "solid reference implementations" along the lines of Duwamish Books, Fitch and Mather, Global Bank, LitwareHR, other many other solutions we've released.  Sure, we have the OBA Reference Architecture Packs (OBA RAPs), but, by definition, they are meant to serve as simple examples of how to leverage the OBA pattern to...


New Blog Home

As I mentioned on my old blog, for those who follow my blog, note that I've moved to a new location.  Don't fret, I haven't left Microsoft, just moving to a new blog home.  As a part of the move, I'll be moving some of the posts (read: not all) from my old blog to this blog.  I'm going to move the more popular posts and leave all the "legacy" behind :-).  So please update...


Back from “Blogging Sabbatical”

Wow, October 18, 2005?  That was the date of my last post!  Well certainly a lot has happened since then!  I've had brief "blog post cameos" on my team's blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/publicsector, but I think it's about time I get back to my roots and start posting.  For those of you who've followed my blog, even back when I was on DotnetJunkies.com, you know that I joined Microsoft back in 2005 as a Technology Architect...

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