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  • Blog Post: This Week in Review - Top Issues Facing The CIO

    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 comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity...
  • Blog Post: Mitigating the Risk of the Cloud

    I was watching the Suze Orman Show on television the other night, and it occurred to me that her job is really all about helping people understand the risk associated with their decisions. For those who aren’t familiar with Suze Orman, she’s a personal finance expert who helps people evaluate...
  • Blog Post: 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 comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity...
  • Blog Post: This Week in Review - The World Partner Conference #wpc11

    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 comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity...
  • Blog Post: CIO Guide to the Cloud: Keeping Your Eye on the Puck

    Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Tony Scott, our CIO at Microsoft. Tony will be sharing his perspective of how the cloud is changing the enterprise landscape and the role of the CIO. One of the big challenges CIOs face is the increasing cost and complexity of IT infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: 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 with our CAL suites offerings , they are a way...
  • Blog Post: A Rising Cloud: Turning Downtime into Gold

    OK, I confess. I’m a gaming addict. I worked in Xbox for five years and have wasted hours of time playing games on my console. My kids love me for it. My wife, well… More than 174 million American are gamers, and we are progressively heading towards an app centric world with a focus on...
  • Blog Post: 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 Productivity team for another opportunity. ...
  • Blog Post: We’ve Come a Long Way

    As Loretta Lynn once said, “We’ve come a long way, baby.” When I think back to what it was like when I first entered the workforce compared to today, it is a different world. Believe it or not, my roots are in IT – I started out as a system administrator working on Sun OS and...
  • Blog Post: 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 going to work.” And when I went to work...
  • Blog Post: 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. The best companies know that it’s not...
  • Blog Post: 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 non-stop growth. To the south, traffic jams now often...
  • Blog Post: Your Business in the Cloud, the Control in Your Hands

    Last week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the availability of Office 365 , Microsoft’s next generation productivity service. It brings together Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, and Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service, all at a fixed monthly subscription. Since...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Business Productivity Digest - 4/29/2011

    This is a collection of interesting articles, blog posts, etc from around the web related to Cloud, Technology, Leadership, CIOs and the Enterprise. In addition to our own content, the goal is to showcase the variety of conversations occurring around the web in the area of business productivity. If you...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Business Productivity Digest - 5/27/2011

    Five unique perspectives on the shift to cloud computing 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...
  • Blog Post: Unleashing the Power of a Mobile Workforce

    No longer are information workers confined to the four walls of the office building. The combination of high-speed wireless networks and powerful mobile devices such as laptops, smartphones, and PDAs has made it possible to work from pretty much anywhere. Today, the “office” can be a conference...
  • Blog Post: 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 to every employee via a physical mailbox. Once received...
  • Blog Post: Evaluating the True Cost-Value of Office 365

    After my wife spent an afternoon shoe shopping, she came home with a pair of “must have” designer shoes. “Do you like them?” she asked. “Yes,” I replied, as she pulled them out of her Nordstrom shopping bag. I cringed as I saw the price on the receipt. Why does...
  • Blog Post: 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 if he trades his vehicle in for one that’s more...
  • Blog Post: One Size Does NOT Fit All

    Since the start of this year, I have been suffering from something I have termed “Cricflu.” For fans and followers of the sport of Cricket, this won’t be much of a surprise, since it was the year of the World Cup. India’s victory of the World Cup after 23 years, has only exacerbated...
  • Blog Post: Five Things Every CIO Should Know About the Cloud and Office 365

    Today’s guest blog post is from Andrew Kisslo, Group Manager, on the Office 365 team. He provides insight into what CIOs should know about the cloud, and specifically Office 365. With the recent release of the Microsoft Office 365 public beta, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from...
  • Blog Post: 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 comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity...
  • Blog Post: 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 first and best customer. We take ...
  • Blog Post: Lync is the “Kinect of the Enterprise”

    Last week in front of an audience of 13,000 partners who attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), Steve Ballmer called this a special year for Microsoft Lync, the centerpiece of our unified communications solution. He quoted Microsoft COO Kevin Turner who has referred to Lync as “the...
  • Blog Post: This Week in Review - The Future of Cloud Computing

    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 comments section or tweet a link to us at @msproductivity...