Tracking Microsoft's product codenames is an (almost) full-time job, but it's a great way to figure out what the company is working on and its future strategy. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley knows that better than anyone since she spends many of her waking hours tracking down the latest codenames in the hopes of being able to better keep tabs on what's coming next from the Redmond software giant.
Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the upcoming book, Follow the Geeks.