Riding the Wave of Intelligent Systems on the High Seas

Posted By Barb EdsonGeneral Manager, Marketing and Business Development If you’ve seen the World of Windows video, you’ve seen how many embedded devices can fit into a given day (assuming you are really busy that day), but, during a recent trip to Ft. Lauderdale, I saw what may be one of the biggest uses of…

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These are a few of your favorite things…about Ford SYNC

Posted By Chris ElliottSenior Marketing Communications Manager We wanted to know what you thought about Ford SYNC, so we asked. And you answered! SYNC fans tweeted their favorite features of the system for a chance to win an Xbox, a Microsoft keyboard or an Arc Touch Mouse. The overwhelming favorite was the ability to control…

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Agility, Team work and Pragmatism

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer This week the extended developer (SDE) leadership team in Windows Embedded had a lively discussion around “agile” and how to foster a collaborative team effort. I followed up with the extended leadership team to help them understand some of the nuances of the transformation we are making. The discussion…

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Embedded Agility – Make All Work Visible – Part 2

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer Last time I presented the first part of this post. In this post I dive deeper into making work visible and discuss the pragmatic application of it. The introduction to this series on “Embedded Agility” summarized the transition and ongoing transformation of Windows Embedded to a delivery model based…

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The Intern Perspective: Arijit Choudhury

Posted By J.T. KimbellProgram Manager A lot of our summer interns are wrapping up their experiences here at Microsoft, so you’ll be seeing several more of these posts in the next few weeks. In this post Arijit Choudhury, an SDE intern, tells you about his experience and work this summer. Getting a chance to work…

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Embedded Agility – Make All Work Visible – Part 1

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer Last month I provided an overview of Agile software development in Windows Embedded and set the table for some great follow-up posts. In this post I dive deeper into defining work and the value of making it visible. The introduction to this series on “Embedded Agility” summarized the transition…

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Microsoft and Ford look further

Posted By Chris ElliottSenior Marketing Communications Manager Go Further with Ford Trend Conference is becoming an annual pilgrimage for journalists and bloggers interested in learning more about Ford, its business plans, and its newest model lineup. This event at Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan attracts hundreds of journalists from all over North America to learn…

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Keeping It Agile

Posted By J.T. KimbellProgram Manager Recently I was lured into appearing in a video and asked to talk about the use of Agile in Windows Embedded.  While I’m not an industry expert like Phil Cave is, I have got to see the changes in our organization firsthand as we make that move toward Agile and…

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Devices and “The Cloud”

Posted By Robert Peterson Sr. Product Manager We often focus on the wide array of devices and how they are changing how we go about our daily lives, or the technology that goes into those devices (from ATM to slot machine to an MRI…Windows Embedded power lots of devices around the world) Do those devices just…

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Embedded Agility – Define Small Customer Experiences

Posted By Phillip CaveSoftware Development Engineer [UPDATE from J.T. (7/30/12) – Phil has now become a blogger on the site and I’ve moved this post to his page] Last month Phil Cave provided us with an overview of Agile software development in Windows Embedded and set the table for some great follow-up posts. In this post Phil…

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