Microsoft is Gold Sponsor for Upcoming ChemWeek IT Conference

Hi everyone – I’ve been out of town for family business over the past couple of weeks, but am back in the swing of things.  I wanted to let you all know that we are a gold sponsor for the 11th annual Information Technology Conference hosted by ChemWeek on September 29th in King of Prussia,…


New Manufacturing & Resources blog from Tyler Bryson

Our US Manufacturing & Resources General Manager, Tyler Bryson, launched his blog earlier today here as a way to connect you to “innovations and ideas from across Microsoft in Manufacturing”.  Track his blog as he gets it launched off the ground.  I’ve known Tyler for a few years, and can attest that this blog will be…

1

Refresh of the chemicals website

(corrected link in post – thanks for the heads up, Blake) Shameless plug…check it out and give me feedback…thanks http://www.microsoft.com/chemical    


Microsoft’s Environmental Blog Launched…

As a companion to our new environmental site we launched earlier, the team has also launched a companion blog where they will post on-going information about how Microsoft and our partners can help you acheive your environmental goals.

1

LyondellBasell Rolls Out Real-Time Web Dashboard to Monitor and Manage Emissions

Coincidentally to my last post, we just released a case study showing how LyondellBasell was able to meet the new air-quality requirements in Southeast, Texas using the VisionMonitor Compliance Intelligence solution written by one of our partners, VisionMonitor Software. The case study highlights how LyondellBasell implemented new equipment at 8 sites to monitor emissions sources,…

1

New Microsoft Environment Website Launched

The environment is a key priority for the chemical industry, and I get a lot of interest and questions about ways Microsoft and our partners are using software and technology to help customers either lessen their impact on the environment – or accelerate innovations that improve the world and environment around us.  This is certainly a…

1

Microsoft Announces Enterprise Innovation Management Initiative

We issued a press release today about our innovation management initiative.  I have blogged about this a few times in the past in one form or another.  Our innovation management initiative is a cross-industry initiative and is really aimed at how our customers can use the Microsoft platform to accelerate the innovation process, and ultimately…

1

My Live Mesh Invite Arrived Today

Okay, another off-topic post.  But, if you follow the chemical industry closer than you follow Microsoft you may not have seen some of the press announcements about Live Mesh.  Take a look to learn about it.  My first usage scenario in the tech preview is to synchronize all of my home files on my work…

2

The Microsoft Energy & Chemicals Team is Growing…Be a Part of It

We are growing the chemical team and are looking to add a new solution specialist that will call on both Oil & Gas and Chemical accounts.  If you are interested in joining a terrific team in a great industry, check out the job description.  This is a US-focused job.  The location is not specified -…

2

Are you going to Convergence next week?

Convergence, our annual conference for Dynamics ERP and CRM users and prospective customers is next week.  I’ll be there for a good portion of the conference.  If you are attending, and would like to meet, you can find me on the Convergence Connect feature inside the registration. We have a good session on Dynamics AX for…