As part of the ongoing Windows 8 interview series, this week I did an interview with Marc LeShay. I had the pleasure of working with Marc at a large entertainment company a few lifetimes ago and came to respect his ability to manage large, complex, technology solutions. He has over 20 years of enterprise technology,...

I met Manan Kakkar in the press room at the Microsoft BUILD conference last September. Manan is a soft spoken tech writer who writes about technology for ZDNet, Techie Buzz and my his blog Being Manan. He’s a Microsoft MVP for Windows Desktop (2009, 2010 & 2011) and he just finished his masters degree in Information...

I had a chance to meet Wes Miller in Seattle at the MVP Nation Windows 8 Conference. Wes has a substantial amount of expertise in SQL Server, SharePoint Server, and Windows (including deployment, security, and operating system internals). He  analyzes and writes about Microsoft’s SQL Server and SharePoint Server...

The best part of owning this blog is getting to meet and interview some of the smartest minds in technology today. I met Tony Bradley at the Windows 8 MVP Nation conference  in Seattle a few weeks ago. I was extremely impressed by his depth of knowledge of Windows at the enterprise level. For those of you who...

If you’ve been reading this site for a while, you’ll know that we get a lot of Windows 8 news and updates from the site Winunleaked.tk. Winunleaked (run by a mystery figure called Canouna) has gotten tons of exclusive screenshots, leaks, builds and general information about Windows 8 way before anyone else. I’ve...

I met a lot of executives who were interested in Windows 8 and the related development tools at the BUILD conference this September. One of those executives was Naveen Jain who is the CEO of Sparkart Inc. located in Oakland California. This is part 3 of an interview I did with Naveen Jain and his VP of Engineering...

I met a lot of executives who were interested in Windows 8 and the related development tools at the BUILD conference this September. One of those executives was Naveen Jain who is the CEO of Sparkart Inc. located in Oakland California. This is part 2 of an interview I did with Naveen Jain and his VP of Engineering...

So at the BUILD conference this September, Microsoft sponsored an optional dinner with a bunch of bloggers and some CEO’s of companies that were excited about Windows 8 and the new Metro interface. It was a pleasant enough event where we got to ask questions and hear some of the concerns and reactions of these...