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Microsoft's approach to documentation has got me counting the days (sigh, years) until I retire - and that makes me mad, because for 29 years I've loved working in this industry. Do they even care?
P.S. Following the tangent set by Infradeploy and lady_mcse: that is indeed a good book! One of my favourites.
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As I express my frustrations, this thread is also making me think of the days when I used to keep gigantic 3-ring binders full of Technet CD's. They were a great resource, but I never had the time to look thru them all, nor were they all that easy to find solutions when you're actually dead in the water with some problem and people pounding down your door for resolution. At least now when that happens, you can look busy at yoru computer screen instead of looking like an idiot shuffling a bunch of binders and CD's around. (Wait, did I just admit to that?)
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Rapid cadence. Moving target. Road map undefined. Misguided initiatives.
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Originally Posted by
cspanburgh Rapid cadence. Moving target. Road map undefined. Misguided initiatives. Curt, I agree 100% with your description of the problems. But are these problems acceptable from the worlds largest software companies. Its almost as if they are making it harder for partners to support their solutions. The paranoid side ( or Conspiracy Theory bit of me) kicks in and says that MS wants to make it so hard that everything goes into their cloud! Top 10 largest software companies... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_largest_software_companies __________________ Have you tried turning it off and walking away? The next person can fix it!
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The paranoid side ( or Conspiracy Theory bit of me) kicks in and says that MS wants to make it so hard that everything goes into their cloud! That makes a lot of sense. It's very possible.