Lessons From REMIX10 – Helping Customers

With the tagline “Share the web love,” REMIX10 kicked off in Melbourne today, and while the event is geared towards developers and designers, there are important cross-overs with what IT pros face every day, and important lessons to be learned. Straight after the keynote, event organizer Michael Kordahi had…

Network problems on a Hyper-V guest

One of the particularly nice things about using Hyper-V is its robustness. The fact that the hypervisor runs seamlessly within a Windows installation means that there’s a certain reassurance in knowing that if the host is running happily on your hardware platform of choice, that…

Microsoft Evangelism Academy – Day 2

Day 2 of the Microsoft Evangelism Academy has wrapped up and all the attendees are feeling a bit mentally worse for wear, having ingested a massive cocktail of excellent tips and tricks.  But, no rest for any of us, as Day 3 will be the…

Microsoft Evangelism Academy – Day 1

Thrown straight out of our comfort zones and straight into the world of critical feedback and strict self-analysis, today at Microsoft’s offices in Melbourne the eight members of the newly-formed Microsoft Evangelism Academy (including yours truly) had their horizons thoroughly and expertly expanded.  Sound painful? …

Talking IT – John Pritchard

Welcome to the first video in the Talking IT with James Bannan series, where I catch up with various movers and shakers in the IT industry and talk about geek stuff for a while. This video is with John Pritchard, Optimised Desktop Specialist with Microsoft…