Come and touch the future of your devices strategy!

If you happen to be passing through Canary Wharf in London tomorrow (25th June), you might just notice something different – our Microsoft Surface Experiential roll into to town to demonstrate what this dynamic device can do for you at home or at work as part of your BYOD strategy. Driven by an explosion in new device…

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Enabling effective change in virtual teams

We recently explored the subject of flexible working during Anywhere Working Week and customer responses underlined the growing pressure on organisations to adapt to a more flexible strategy. Not limited to the CIO’s remit, but with IT strategy as an enabler of that transformation. How do organisations achieve this transformation, where is the best place…

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Enabling Flexible Workstyles with Windows 8

The culture of work is changing, and the subject of flexible working is the topic of constant & lively debate. But regardless of debate, we can’t ignore the fact that “tech-savvy and always-connected” people want faster, more intuitive technology, uninterrupted services, and freedom to work anywhere, anytime, on a variety of devices.   How can…

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Windows 8 devices reducing the total cost of ownership

We recently wrote a blog post about Windows 8 helping to cut the total cost of ownership (TCO). Within the blog we highlighted the value of relevant devices in your organisation’s future IT strategy, and how the availability of a broadening range of form factors, such as Dell Latitude 10 tablet, can empower your employees…

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Why embracing flexible working means challenging cultures

What are the benefits, challenges and opportunities created by flexible working? Fifteen CIOs, from all areas of industry and the public sector, recently joined Annemarie Duffy, CIO of Microsoft UK, and Fiona Nolan, Windows Enterprise Product Marketing Manager, at a CIO.co.uk roundtable to find out. The event took place at London’s South Palace Hotel, around…

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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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Anywhere Working Week – what’s in it for the Enterprise CIO?

Next week we will be providing online coverage of Anywhere Working Week and sharing relevant content for the senior Enterprise audience. Anywhere Working Week is run by the Anywhere Working Consortium (see below) and aims to educate businesses and individuals about the significant advantages of flexible working. We’ll help you differentiate the more strategic vision of…

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The new Office – what we love about it…

In case you missed it the new Office is already available to volume license customers and later this month it will launch to consumers. Here are a few things that we love about the new Office… The new Office delivers your Office applications anywhere, all optimized for the best experience across your devices – from PCs…

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The new world of social collaboration in Enterprise – free download!

As you have probably noticed we are witnessing fundamental shifts in enterprises and societies. Four computing megatrends – cloud computing, the proliferation of mobile devices, Big Data, and pervasive social features in applications – are increasing employee engagement, improving team collaboration, and enhancing business agility. These trends serve new work scenarios in which it’s easier than ever for…

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