Social Networking: Build a Vibrant and Forward-Looking Enterprise

Guest Blog post by Bob Violino Employees’ ability to share knowledge with their co-workers about market trends, customer demands, best practices and other information is critical to success in today’s highly competitive business environment. Given the frenetic pace of change and the need to be continuously innovative, workers need to be able to effectively and…


Connect with Customers Through Social Media

Guest Blog post by Bob Violino The Internet and social media are making collaboration easier than ever, and many companies are finding that they have an ever-increasing need to allow their employees to be more connected — using tools to share ideas in ways that boost productivity and provide more direct links to customers. Enabling…


The Evolution of Today’s CIO

 Authored by Mike Walker, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Chief IP Architect The face of today’s CIO has changed dramatically. Once upon a time the CIO was only concerned about the business of IT, from the development process and implementation to the operation of the IT world. What these CIO’s have learned, and some the hard…


CIO Perspectives: Big Data and SQL Server 2012

Take a sneak peek at some of the buzz around Big Data at the Microsoft’s recent US CIO Summit in Redmond, WA. CIOs share their thoughts on opportunities around Big Data and how SQL Server 2012 will help their companies lead the way in this new world of data.  


The Data Deluge

Take an exclusive look into the Microsoft US Spring 2012 CIO Summit as Kenneth Cukier, Data Editor from the Economist shares his thoughts on the data deluge.   Is “big data” on your agenda? According to most analysts, it should be. How a business uses data today has significant implications for how competitive can be….


Bruno Aziza on Big Data

   Bruno Aziza, Director Product Marketing, Microsoft Server and Tools Business Microsoft’s BI expert, Bruno Aziza shares his perspectives around Big Data including: opportunities and challenges associated with Big Data, ideas on the role Big data can play in driving success as companies evolve and grow and best practices from companies who are leveraging SQL…