Get support from Microsoft for accessibility questions via the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

The Microsoft Support team run the “Microsoft Disability Answer Desk” service, and have just announced that it’s now available for Australian customers, to allow you to get telephone support from Microsoft for accessibility questions. This service allows you to call a toll-free number and speak with an expert who can provide support for accessibility questions…


Lync Server 2010/2013 Edge の NIC について

こんばんは。Japan Lync/Skype Support の久保です。   2015/10/19 更新   Lync Server  2010・Lync Server 2013・Skype for Business Server 2015 のエッジサーバーの構成について、 特に NIC の設定について、様々なお客様から類似のお問い合せを定期的にいただいております。 そのため、Technet 資料の補足となりますが、こうした点について、以下に補足情報を纏めてみました。 これらの資料では、エッジサーバーでは、NICを有する必要があり、その枚数は物理的に 2 枚(或いはDual Portで 2ポートを有する)が、最低限必要とされる構成になる事を示しています。 そのため、まずエッジサーバーの構築にあたっては、最低限、内部インターフェース、外部インターフェースの 2 ポートが物理的に独立して存在することが必須となります。 まず、Microsoft がサポートし、かつ、推奨する NIC の枚数は以下の Technet の記述に基づきます。 TITLE: Server requirements for Skype for Business Server 2015 URL: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn951388.aspx 抜粋: 1 dual-port network adapter, 1 Gbps or…


Drive Business Transformation by Reenvisioning Your Operations

Note:  This post is updated at Drive Digital Transformation by Reimagining Your Operations. When you create your digital vision, you have a few places to start. One place to start is by reenvisioning your customer experience.   Another place to start is by reenvisioning your operations.   And, a third place to start is by renvisioning your…


Driving Business Transformation by Reenvisioning Your Customer Experience

Note: This article is updated at Drive Digital Transformation by Reimagining Your Customer Experience. You probably hear a lot about the Mega-Trends (Cloud, Mobile, Social, and Big Data), or the Nexus of Forces (the convergence of social, mobility, cloud and data insights patterns that drive new business scenarios), or the Mega-Trend of Mega-Trends (Internet of…


How Digital is Changing Physical Experiences

Note: This article is updated at How Digital is Changing Physical Experiences. The business economy is going through massive change, as the old world meets the new world. The convergence of mobility, analytics, social media, cloud computing, and embedded devices is driving the next wave of digital business transformation, where the physical world meets new…


Setting up the production output location

This new functionality is available with KB 2995954 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support an efficient process for putting away produced products, it is now possible to define an output location specific for a production or a batch…


Setting up the production input location

This new functionality is available with KB 2995227 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support an efficient process for raw material picking in production, it is now possible to split warehouse work for raw material picking per route…


McKinsey on Unleashing the Value of Big Data Analytics

Note: This article is updated at McKinsey on Unleashing the Value of Big Data Analytics. Big Data Analytics and Insights are changing the game, as more businesses introduce automated systems to support human judgment. Add to this, advanced visualizations of Big Data, and throw in some power tools for motivated users and you have a…


Management Innovation is at the Top of the Innovation Stack

Note: This article is updated at Management Innovation is at the Top of the Stack. Management Innovation is at the top of the Innovation Stack. The Innovation Stack includes the following layers: Management Innovation Strategic Innovation Product Innovation Operational Innovation While there is value in all of the layers, some layers of the Innovation Stack…


Cuttable Scope

Note: This article is updated at Cuttable Scope. Early on in my Program Management career, I ran into challenges around cutting scope. The schedule said the project was done by next week, but scope said the project would be done a few months from now. On the Microsoft patterns & practices team, we optimized around…