Deploying Windows 8 within Microsoft

This is a guest post by Patrick O’Rourke, director within the strategy, planning and communications team in Microsoft IT. If you’ve read this blog before then you know that one of the roles of Microsoft IT is to be the first customer of Microsoft’s commercial products and services. Through this program the IT department manages…


Making Microsoft Social, part 2

This is a guest blog post by Chris Slemp, senior solutions manager, strategic enterprise services IT within Microsoft IT. Chris works on an internal IT team focused on improving collaboration within Microsoft, with an emphasis on creating a social enterprise. This is part 2 of a 2-part blog about Microsoft’s internal social enterprise initiative. See…


Making Microsoft Social

This is a guest blog post by Chris Slemp, senior solutions manager, strategic enterprise services IT within Microsoft IT. Chris works on an internal IT team focused on improving collaboration within Microsoft, with an emphasis on creating a social enterprise. This is part 1 of a 2-part blog about the Microsoft’s internal social enterprise initiative.   I’ve…


Raising the Bar: Social Media, Consumerization of IT and Security

What are some of the key security threats that Microsoft is currently facing? Which of these are being introduced due to the consumerization of IT, and how is the proliferation of social media impacting the roles of chief information security officers? Hear Microsoft CISO Bret Arsenault’s answers to these and other questions in this CIO…