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Mitch Irsfeld

TechNet Flash, Volume 12, Issue 11 - June 2, 2010
TechNet Flash Editor's Note from Mitch Irsfeld

More IT Pro Resources for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010

We have launched SharePoint Server 2010 and Office 2010 for business users, but new resources for IT pros around these technologies are still coming online. A reminder before I detail the new crop of resources since the last edition:

Download the trial versions of SharePoint Server 2010 and Office 2010. The following videos, webcasts and articles will come into sharper focus once you play with these new products.

We'll start off with a list of the new SharePoint 2010 How Do I videos. These short videos focus on completing a single task:

For Office 2010, more new resources are also available, including:

Create Management Pack Extensions, Win US$500 Grand Prize
The System Center Influencer Program, in conjunction with, has launched a contest to promote creation of add-ons or extensions to any management pack in the System Center Management Pack Catalog. It is broadly open to the community, but requires submitting entries on the SystemCenterCentral website.

There are 6 prizes up for grabs (total purse is US$2000), so there's a real good chance you could grab some cool cash for putting together a nifty extension that the rest of the community can enjoy. Contest runs through June 30, and you can enter as an individual or team. For more information, see the Contest Overview and Rules pages.

Test Your Windows 7 Knowledge: Play "Are You Certifiable?"
Join thousands of IT professionals at "Are You Certifiable?" to test your Windows 7 acumen. Fight for a coveted spot on the leader board, and have fun while learning something. Who knows - maybe you'll find out that you are "certifiable"!

Thanks for reading,

Mitch Irsfeld
Editor, TechNet Flash

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