IT-Driven Innovation: Not as Easy as You Think

  By Paula Klein, TechWeb It would seem that all an IT team has to do is snap its fingers and innovation happens. After all, these are the best and brightest technologists in the enterprise working on leading-edge systems and devices that should bring the business into new, uncharted territory. Why, then, is it actually…


Students Drive Innovation

  By Bob Violino, TechWeb Creating a culture of innovation is more critical than ever to a company’s success. Customers and business partners expect organizations to embrace new and inventive ways of providing services, building and delivering products, and communicating and collaborating. Innovation comes in all shapes and sizes, and with today’s highly connected, tech-savvy…


Innovation in the Public Sector? You Betcha!

  By Paula Klein, TechWeb Contrary to what many believe, lots of public-sector agencies and governments are very innovative when it comes to IT. That’s the finding of research conducted by Dr. Mark W.S. Chun, director of the Center for Applied Research and associate professor of information systems, Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University…


Microsoft on Innovation: Support Organizational Performance

  By Paula Klein, TechWeb This blog was originally posted on this site on October 25, 2011 by Paula Klein of TechWeb.  It has been updated for August 2012 A company’s strong performance today is no guarantee of longevity: companies that survive and prosper in the long term continually adapt, evolve, and reinvent themselves to…


Live Executive Webcast: New Devices and Infrastructure in the Enterprise – November 1st at 3:30 P.M. GMT/8:30 A.M. PST

Register here. Today IT faces an ever growing challenge on satisfying end-user experience in supporting a variety of new devices while keeping business processes secure. At the same time, social networking is an integral part of everyone’s life, blurring the border of personal and work time.  Join Microsoft executives Tony Scott, Brad Anderson and Steve…


Garth Fort on Consumerization of IT

Garth Fort, General Manager of Microsoft’s Security and Management Division, discusses what IT leaders are starting to see as a result of consumerization of IT, the security and management implications, and offers advice on how CIOs can manage the influx of consumer devices entering the workplace. [Video]