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…


Embracing IT to Help Drive Business Transformation

How is Korea’s largest telecom using IT to integrate internal business operations, address new business opportunities, and improve efficiency? What efforts is the company making to embrace green IT strategies? Get the answers as Microsoft CTO Barry Briggs chats with Dr. Sam Pyo, CIO of Korea’s largest telecommunications corporation, KT.


The Microsoft Home: The Technology That Dreams Are Made Of

Originally published on the Microsoft CIO Network. Join today. Who hasn’t dreamed of a house that you can interact with just by speaking its name? Or a kitchen that helps you prepare a meal? Or a child’s bedroom with walls that come alive with sound and music? There is such a place. It’s the Microsoft Home,…

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Facebook and Docs—Office Web Apps the Easy Way

Originally published on the Microsoft CIO Network. Join today. Last November, Facebook announced a new messaging service that will connect you with your friends and family without regard for which transport mechanism each person prefers. You can read the blog post “See the Messages that Matter” by Joel Seligstein, for details. Enter DocsWhat wasn’t in…

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The Path We Take Together

What if you built a campus and let the students decide where the sidewalks should go? Years ago I recall reading something about Pepperdine University. According to the story, when the campus was first built in Malibu, California, there were no sidewalks. What the university decided to do instead was to see which paths students…

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