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  • Blog Post: Open Government Doesn’t Equal Open Source

    Posted by Teresa Carlson Vice President of U.S. Federal Government Sales (Cross-posted from the Microsoft FutureFed blog) The term “open” has many different connotations across the federal landscape. According to the president, open government is the promise of transparency, public...
  • Blog Post: Building bridges at OSCON

    Posted by Tony Hey Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research Earlier today I had the opportunity to speak to many passionate members of the open source community at OSCON 2009 (short for ‘Open Source Convention’) in San Jose, Calif. While Microsoft was engaged in this event at many...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Develops Plug-in for Moodle to Aid Teachers, Students

    Posted by L. Michael Golden Corporate Vice President, Education Products Group As my colleagues and I talk to teachers, students and educational institutions about their use of information technology, we learn a lot about the applications with the greatest capacity to extend the abilities of teachers...
  • Blog Post: Collaboration, Competition and IP in the Real World

    Posted by Horacio Gutierrez Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel In the last few days Microsoft has made a number of announcements that reflect the pragmatic approach the company takes on intellectual property rights and open source software. On July 20, Microsoft announced...
  • Blog Post: A Transparent Look at Office 2010

    Posted by Tom Robertson Associate General Counsel Last week was exciting for Microsoft as we hosted the 2009 Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC 09) in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. We made announcements for our company and our partners that will help create opportunities for the IT industry and benefit...