Monthly Archive: December 2012

Thoughts on Microsoft’s Surface Ad Campaign

Thoughts on Microsoft’s Surface Ad Campaign

In some discussions regarding Windows 8 and Surface, it has occurred to me how miserably Microsoft has failed in advertising the Surface. Check this ad: There is no substance to their message.  You can watch this ad 100 times and...

More Thoughts on Enterprise Social

More Thoughts on Enterprise Social

It occurred to me that enterprise social is kind of like holiday parties — AKA: enterprise socials. When you go to a holiday party, you probably primarily interact with and socialize with the group of people that you work with...

Microsoft, SharePoint, and Enterprise Social

Microsoft, SharePoint, and Enterprise Social

Every once in a while, I’ll talk to a colleague and the topic of SharePoint and “social” will come up.  I mean literally, every iteration of SharePoint adds some other “social” feature or another.  It always leads me shaking my...

Thoughts on Successful Team Management

Thoughts on Successful Team Management

Reflecting on the past year and a half, I’ve come to some conclusions on how development teams can be successful in delivering software.  I don’t think any of them are major or relevatory, but I think each team and each...