How to Accelerate Insight from Data

Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, talks with Microsoft Technical Fellow Dave Campbell about new tools for data. While Microsoft creates its own tools for data, it also works within the larger data community and ecosystem. Thinking of data as a platform, how can a new agenda for tools speed up the process…


Strategy is Innovation

Vijay Govindarajan, the bestselling author of Reverse Innovation and professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, and keynote speaker at Microsoft’s Global High Tech Summit shares a strategy framework, based on innovation, that he believes can position organizations for the future.


Cloud Strategy Begins with Value and Balances Risk

  Authored by Mike Walker, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Chief IP Architect In my previous post, Understanding Which Investments Should Go to the Cloud, I opened the door to a discussion around qualifying opportunities for the cloud, and looked at the best ways to determine what’s right for your organization. Today, I’m going to take…


Predictions: Enterprise Architecture in 2020

  Authored by Mike Walker, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture Chief IP Architect At the Troux Worldwide Enterprise Architecture Conference I had the pleasure of being invited to an EA industry panel to answer and discuss questions from the conference attendees. A question was posed to us panelists around the future of EA, specifically what EA…


Interfacing Innovation

Emerging technologies in the areas of the cloud, big data, mobility, social computing, and natural user interfaces (NUI) present new opportunities for companies to rethink processes, deliver new customer experiences, and gain competitive advantage.  The NUI based applications that are being developed for education, healthcare, finance, retail, manufacturing, and many other industries, have the potential…