Jerry Honeycutt empowers people to work more productively by helping them deploy and use popular technologies, including the Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office product families. He reaches out through his frequent writings, talks, and consulting practice.
Jerry is intimately involved in Microsoft's desktop-deployment initiatives. He was the documentation lead for the Microsoft Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2.0. Following this project, Jerry is developing courseware for BDD and is the development lead for two market-focused versions of BDD.
As a best-selling author, Jerry has written more than 25 books. His most recent include Microsoft Windows Desktop Deployment Resource Kit (Microsoft Press, 2004) and Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide (Microsoft Press, 2002), which is part of the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit. Most of his books are sold internationally and are available in a variety of languages.
Jerry is also a columnist for Microsoft's Expert Zone, a Web site for Windows XP enthusiasts, and makes frequent contributions to a variety of content areas on Microsoft's Web site. For example, Jerry has written dozens of white papers and many more articles for Microsoft's Web site. He also contributes to various trade publications. Examples are SearchWin2000 and Storage Magazine.
Jerry is a frequent speaker at assorted public events, including COMDEX, Developer Days, Microsoft Exchange Conference, and Microsoft Global Briefing, and occasionally hosts chats on Microsoft's TechNet Web site. In 2000 through 2002, Jerry toured cities throughout the world to teach IT professionals how to deploy the business desktop. These Microsoft seminars started with best practices for deploying Windows 2000 and Office 2000 and evolved in to a hands-on workshop where participants deployed Windows XP Professional and Office XP Professional in a lab environment.
In addition to writing and speaking, Jerry has a long history of using his skills for more practical purposes: providing technical leadership to business. He specializes in desktop deployment and management, particularly using the Windows product family. Companies like Sunbeam Products, Capital One, Travelers, IBM, Nielsen North America, IRM, Howard Systems International, and NCR have all leveraged his expertise. He continues writing, training, and consulting to serve the business community.
Jerry graduated from University of Texas at Dallas in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He also studied at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. In his spare time, Jerry plays golf, is an avid amateur photographer, and travels. Jerry lives in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, TX.