Join Us : Microsoft Virtual CIO Summit, April 24, 2012

  Jordan Chrysafidis, Vice President, US SMS&P, Microsoft Corporation I would like to personally invite you join me on April 24, 2012 at 8:30am (PST) as I host the 2nd Annual US CIO Summit Virtual Event. This exclusive event will be broadcast live from MS Studios in Redmond, WA and feature session presentations and interviews…


Owens & Minor: IT Modernization Effort Funds Itself

  Interviewed with Rick Mears, by Bob Violino, TechWeb When Owens & Minor, Inc., a Richmond, Va., distributor of medical and surgical supplies and a healthcare supply-chain management company, needed to move its business applications to a more cost-effective platform, it migrated its custom code to the Windows Server 2008 environment. By moving mainframe applications such as…


A Modern Application Portfolio Makes CIOs Agents of Change

  Written by Bob Violino, TechWeb  No matter what industry a company is in and whatever the size of its operations, chances are it is looking for ways to enable IT to better address the ever-changing needs of management, end users, customers and partners — all while continuing to innovate and invest in strategic priorities….


Is it Still Big Data If It Fits In Your Pocket?

Presented by Dave Campbell, Microsoft Technical Fellow from the Strata Online Conference on Wednesday, 12/07/11 Big Data is all the rage. While the big data systems, patterns, and value were initially demonstrated at Petabyte scale with large scale Internet services, Big Data is applicable in any organization, regardless of organization size or volume of data….


Design-Led Business Transformation

  Guest Blog post by Roy Sharples, Principal, Enterprise Strategy Services, Microsoft Corporation and Fred Warren, Lead Architect, Office of CTO, Microsoft UK Putting people and culture right at the center of the experience We have always identified with the way “outsiders” and maverick designers thought about the world around them and the inhabitants within…


Do We Have The Tools We Need To Navigate The New World Of Data?

Presented by Dave Campbell, Microsoft Technical Fellow at the Strata 2012 conference in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday, 02/29/12   In a world where data increasing 10x every 5 years and 85% of that information is coming from new data sources, how do our existing technologies to manage and analyze data stack up? This talk…


O’Reilly Media Interview with Dave Campbell

Interview with Dave Campbell, Microsoft Technical Fellow at the Strata 2012 conference in Santa Clara, CA in February 2012   O’Reilly Media sits down with Microsoft Technical Fellow, Dave Campbell to discuss topics related to Big Data.  Listen to Dave share his thoughts about today’s technology infrastructure, managing the recent influx of data, and the…