Category Archives: IT Community

Blog Mirror

This blog is now mirrored on http://msmvps.com/blogs/RichardSiddaway/Default.aspx  Evidently spaces.live.com is blocked by some firewalls so the blogs cannot be accessed.  msmvps.com should be accessible.   Share this post :   Technorati Tags: PowerShell,blog

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PowerShell session at NxtGen

I will be doing a session on PowerShell for the NxtGen user Group in Coventry on June16th.   This one will be a bit different as its looking at PowerShell from a developers perspective rather than an admins. Details are here … Continue reading

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Office offline

If you are looking for something to brighten part of your day – try http://blogs.msdn.com/officeoffline/default.aspx Some very amusing comments.  I particularly like this one http://blogs.msdn.com/officeoffline/archive/2008/03/25/a-modified-turing-test.aspx   Share this post :

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UK IT Pro Community days

The UK IT Pro User Groups will be running two Community Days in April at the Microsoft offices in Reading. Agenda and registration can be found here – http://www.ukusergroups.co.uk/   Share this post :

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Scotty updates

My friend Scotty is still in hospital.  Latest information can be found here http://dmitrysotnikov.wordpress.com/2008/01/24/scotty-get-well-soon/ As everyone is saying "get well soon Scotty" Share this post :

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UK User Group event

Save the dates of April 8th & 9th in your diary.  The UK user groups are getting together to present 2 days of technical presentations around this years Microsoft launch of Windows 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  … Continue reading

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Vista Squad in January

The Vista Squad (Windows Vista User Group) have a meeting coming up. Location: TVP, Reading Date: 31st January 2008 Time: 6pm Agenda: We have James O’Neill from Microsoft giving us a talk on Server 2008 and Virtualisation with Ray Booysen … Continue reading

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Scotty

I’ve just heard that my friend Scotty is in hospital in a critical condition having been in an accident last night on the way home from work. Scotty is a very keen member of the UK PowerShell User Group and … Continue reading

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SQL Server Community Conference

The next SQLBits Community Conference details: 1st March 2008 sees the next SQL Bits Community Conference which will be at the Aston University Lakeside Conference Centre; we are expecting around 500 people for this exciting one day 4 track – … Continue reading

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IT Communities

What are IT Communities? To my mind they have many faces.  I am a member of the PowerShell Community which is relatively young and the members of that community seem to fall into a number of groups: Vendor representation – … Continue reading

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