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August, 2011

  • Endings and Beginnings

    As the rock band Semisonic once sang, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” I’m sad to say this blog post marks a beginning’s end for me. It will be my final blog post as I leave the Microsoft Enterprise...
  • This Week in Review - Microsoft Lync

    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...
  • A Flexible Company = a Healthy Company

    A couple months ago, I noticed how stiff I had become. I was playing around with my son when I realized I could no longer touch my toes. I also discovered I didn’t have the same range of motion when throwing a ball. All these years of sitting at...
  • Your Own Goals, Your Own Pace

    Hoping to get into shape, a friend of mine recently decided to take up running. He had scheduled his first run at a local track over the weekend, and talked about it all day Friday at work. On Monday I asked him how it went. “I don’t think...
  • This Week in Review - The Future of 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...
  • Cloud Flexibility = Choice for Business

    We’ve all experienced companies with inflexible policies. The retailer that won’t accept returns. The credit card company that won’t alter its billing dates. The airline that won’t take customer service complaints over the phone...
  • This Week in Review - Top CIO News

    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...
  • This is getting personal: Volkswagen Group of America & Microsoft Lync

    Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Angus Norton, Microsoft General Manager of Information Worker Marketing (United States). Angus will be discussing how using Microsoft Lync is driving productivity at Volkswagen Group of America. ...
  • Transforming the Way Companies Communicate

    If you’ve been in the workforce for a few decades, you probably remember the office memo. It was the mechanism many enterprises used to communicate with employees before email and the Internet. It had to be typed, copied, and manually distributed...
  • This Week in Review - Enterprise Mobility & Cloud Security

    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...
  • A Hybrid Approach to Driving … and to the Cloud

    A couple years ago, a friend of mine bought a brand new gas-guzzling SUV. Yet now that the price of gas is shooting up at the pump, he really wishes he had bought a Toyota Prius. There’s no easy way to convert his SUV into a hybrid vehicle. And...
  • Seven Ways in Which Office 365 Delivers Business-Class Security

    By now, you probably realize that Microsoft Office 365 can free up time, money, and valued resources. But what about security? Surveys show that security is the no. 1 reason why some enterprises hesitate to move their information into the cloud. Specifically...