Aberdeen report ranks Microsoft #1 in business value

In a recent release Aberdeen, a leading provider of fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results, ranked Microsoft #1 among all technology companies as the “Most Influential Technology Vendors.” Their survey showcases the results of five years of research and up to date insight from 4,645 snap-shot survey respondents. Aberdeen didn’t break utility…


Welcome to the Microsoft Utilities Industries Blog!

My Name is Jon Arnold and I am the Microsoft WW Utilities Industry Managing Director, one several people from Microsoft who will be serving as author(s) of this blog.Our blog aims to provide readers with frank discussions of utility industry issues and our view on them as a provider of software solutions.   Blogs are…


Too Much Data, So Little Information

In terms of industries that that are rich in data rich and poor in information, Utilities and Power Companies are probably at the top of the list. That doesn’t need to be the case any longer. I remember about 4 years ago asking Rick Nicholson of IDC Energy Insights (Meta Group at that time) at…


Welcome to the Microsoft Utilities Industries Blog!

My Name is Jon Arnold and I am the Microsoft WW Utilities Industry Managing Director, one of four people who will be serving as author of this blog.Our blog aims to provide readers with frank discussions of utility industry issues and our view on them as a provider of software solutions.   Blogs are often…