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June, 2011

  • Putting the Brakes on Server Sprawl

    Every time I climb into my car, I’m stunned to observe the increased sprawl across the Seattle area. Seattle has always been a city of freeways. But over time, more roads have been built and more highways widened to accommodate the city’s...
  • Using Consumer Technology to Boost Enterprise Productivity

    Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Tony Scott, our CIO at Microsoft. Tony will be sharing his perspective of how the consumerization of IT can boost productivity. I’m old enough to remember when we used the expression, “I’m...
  • Today’s Enterprise Business Challenges – Get Ready…

    When I was in college, I didn’t like to write papers, and often procrastinated until the last minute. By last minute, I don’t mean the night before. I mean just a couple hours before the paper was due. Sure, I’d spend all week stressing...
  • The First and Best Customer of Our Own Products

    Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Tony Scott, our CIO at Microsoft. One of the best things about being the CIO at Microsoft is helping the company develop great products for our customers. The Microsoft IT organization is Microsoft’s...
  • Core CAL Changes: What They Mean for the Enterprise

    We recently changed our Core Client Access License (CAL) here at Microsoft. Mary-Jo Foley wrote an insightful article on ZDNet about these changes – thank you Mary-Jo for helping us all understand the changes. For those of you who are not familiar...
  • Weekly Enterprise Business Productivity Digest - 6/10/2011

    Welcome to another round of featured news items from around the web. Each week, we handpick articles for our community related to cloud and enterprise technology. We welcome your suggestions for next week’s round-up—share your links in the...
  • Value is What You Get

    As Warren Buffett famously said, “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.” But what is value when it comes to business productivity software? Simply put, it’s achieving the highest possible productivity for your organization...
  • 3 Examples of Leveraging the Cloud for Enterprise Productivity

    Welcome to another round of featured news items from around the web. Each week, we handpick articles for our community related to cloud and enterprise technology. We welcome your suggestions for next week’s round-up—share your links in the...
  • Are Your Mobile Workers Stuck at the Station?

    If you have any doubt about just how dramatically today’s workforce is changing, think about this: just two years from now, one-third of the world’s workforce will be mobile. That’s nearly 1.2 billion people working outside of the...
  • Four Links Addressing the Challenges of Moving to the Cloud

    Welcome to another round of featured news items from around the web. Each week, we handpick articles for our community related to cloud and enterprise technology. We welcome your suggestions for next week’s round-up—share your links in the...
  • Weekly Business Productivity Digest - 6/3/2011

    Five links to help answer questions about Security in the Cloud Welcome to another round of featured news items from around the web. Each week, we handpick articles for our community related to cloud and enterprise technology. We welcome your suggestions...
  • Keeping Up with Generation Z

    I am constantly amazed at how effortlessly my son uses technology. By the time he was 3, he was already programming our TIVO. By the time he was 5, he was playing games on my smartphone. Now he’s 8, and he knows his way around my Windows Phone 7...