IT Leader Perspectives: Social in the Enterprise

This is a guest post by Microsoft Enterprise Team. See what IT executives are saying about opportunities and challenges on leveraging social media in the enterprise at the Microsoft’s recent US CIO Summit in Redmond, WA. Are you building plans around this megatrend that will dominate the next decade?


Social Communities Allow Users to Connect, Innovate and Share

This is a guest post by Microsoft Enterprise Team. Enabling collaboration and communication using social tools can help businesses be more competitive by allowing people to work in a familiar way, accelerating innovation. At Microsoft, we can help organizations take advantage of social media and how to integrate new communication tools allowing them to effectively…


CIO Priorities for the Next 3 Years

  Authored by Mike Walker, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Chief IP Architect In my last post, I was examining The Evolution of Today’s CIO  and What kind of CIO’s will transform businesses?, and how it has morphed into a more strategic, business-driven role than ever before—one that directly affects top-line business goals. Today, I want…


SharePoint 2010: People working together drive business results

This is a guest post by Microsoft Enterprise Team. In the information workplace of today, a convergence of trends is changing the way we work together. Younger people familiar with a whole new generation of social computing software are entering the workforce. People are more mobile, and businesses are more global than ever before. The…


Understanding Which Investments Should go to the Cloud

  Authored by Mike Walker, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Chief IP Architect In my last post in this series, “CIO Priorities for the Next 3 Years”,  we examined the future of Corporate IT, and made some predictions on what CIO priorities for the next three years might be. According to research from IDC, IBM, and Gartner,…


Simon the Intern and Evolution of Communication

  Guest Blog post by Marie Huwe, General Manager, Microsoft Dynamics Originally published on Forbes.com on March 5, 2012 Open the information floodgates by letting customers and employees communicate the way they want. A few years ago, one of our interns confided something unusual to a colleague of mine. He doesn’t use email anymore. Hearing…