England’s largest NHS Trust pioneers Windows 8 with Windows To Go to enable Flexible Working

Success of Olympics pilot has led to widespread deployment of new Windows 8 business offering. Microsoft has today announced that Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the first organisations in the UK to deploy Windows To Go, a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 desktop on a USB stick, following a successful flexible working trial…

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Public, private, virtual, hosted, hybrid: discussing the modern data centre with CIOs

What’s going to happen to the data centre as technology evolves? How should CIOs plan their journey to the next stage? What does it mean for end users? And how can Microsoft help? Microsoft’s Cliff Evans met with a dozen CIOs to find out. CIOs have more choice than ever before about how and where…

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Windows 8 Pro Diary – replacing a laptop and desktop with a tablet

Is it possible to replace a laptop and a desktop computer with a tablet PC running Windows 8 Pro? Matthew Stibbe tries an HP ElitePad 900 for a week to find out. Read some entries fromhis diary. Monday It’s my Monday morning video conference with my Turbine development team. I use the ElitePad’s HD web…

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Mistrust of employees halts a greater uptake of Anywhere Working

Microsoft-commissioned study reveals vast majority of office workers say they are more productive working away from the office but fear how it is perceived by their colleagues. According to a new study on flexible working commissioned by Microsoft, a massive 70 per cent of British office workers, who are able to work away from the…

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The big advantages of flexible working – radio interview with Microsoft’s Dave Coplin

The very successful Anywhere Working Week (see #AWweek on Twitter) has come to an end. But it seems that large enterprise organisations are still divided about what flexible working brings to their company and, most importantly their productivity. Today’s Anywhere Working event at the London Transport Museum has been an excellent demonstration of how well flexible working…

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The head office of tomorrow? …It doesn’t exist.

For many years tech companies have been somewhat synonymous with rather drab, unimaginative offices that seem to hark back to some 1970s/80s heyday. This is no longer the case of course – Microsoft, Apple and Google all lead the way in futuristic building design. But ask many tech company employees where their head office is and…

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Business reimagined

You have already heard the litany of the new world of work: social, cloud, mobile, BYOD, big data. You’ve probably read that ‘work is something you do not somewhere you go.’ But what does that actually mean for businesses? What does Work 2.0 look like? What new skills do we need? What does it mean…

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Transform your workstyle to a flexible one with Windows 8!

This is just a quick post for you today but one that is none-the-less important if you’re thinking about transforming the way you use the IT in your workplace. A huge amount of organisations are doing it these days – allowing their staff to work from home more, increasing productivity and allowing them to bring more…

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