By David Terrar on November 4, 2016
Microsoft responded to the incredible rise of Slack, the cool “new kid on the block” inter office chat app, with Teams. I watched the live stream of the announcement and was surprised. I expected a Slack alternative, a “Slack killer” even, but what they’ve announced is much more significant. Teams and Slack together signpost the […]
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By R "Ray" Wang on September 26, 2016
Adobe Move To Azure Signals Closer Partnerships Ahead On September 26th, 2016 at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Atlanta, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, and Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, announced a strategic partnership between the two companies. Constellation sees the announcement from three points of view: Adobe makes Microsoft Azure the preferred cloud platform. Adobe intends […]
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By Paul Greenberg on April 26, 2016
Microsoft’s first Envision, a rough-edged yet solid conference, was defined by its lack of definition. However, the company did drop hints about their plans and I take a crack at figuring it all out.
By R "Ray" Wang on April 7, 2016
Inaugural Microsoft Envision Event Seeks To Capture The Hearts and Minds Of Business Leaders An estimated 1800 paid attendees, 4200 partners and employees converged into New Orleans, Louisiana, for Microsoft’s inaugural business decision makers conference. The three day event which also drew 100,000 online viewers, started April 4th, 2016 and concluded April 6th, 2016. The […]
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By Anshu Sharma on May 18, 2015
Microsoft’s biggest failure of the last decade may not have been missing the cloud and the mobile revolutions but giving away probably the biggest advantage it had — developers building killer apps for your ecosystem.
By James Governor on May 18, 2015
felt like pretty much every announcement at #build2015 was aimed at removing a barrier to entry for developers. well done microsoft. — James Governor (@monkchips) May 3, 2015 At Build 2015 Microsoft finally sloughed off many of the shackles of its own making and renewed its relevance to the industry from a developer, and thus […]
By R "Ray" Wang on May 9, 2015
SuiteWorld Comes Of Disruptive Age Over 7,500 attendees convened at the San Jose McEnery Convention center for the 5th annual NetSuite SuiteWorld. The four day event brought together customers, partners, and influencers among the ecosystem. As one of the original cloud pioneers, the appropriate event theme focused on the impact of disruption. Taking its […]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on May 5, 2015
After watching the underwhelming keynote this morning at SapphireNow, I had modest expectations of NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson’s keynote at SuiteWorld But I was pleased on several fronts: a) Lots of customers Zach wove in “large customers who are thinking small” – brands like HP, American Express, Dominos, TGIFridays, Billabong and “unicorns” – highly successful, […]
By Paul Greenberg on February 10, 2015
Since the last third of Steve Ballmer’s reign and continuing with Satya Nadella, Microsoft has made a commitment to thinking in ecosystems — and just in time. What can they do to improve?
By Vinnie Mirchandani on October 23, 2014
Mike Ehrenberg, CTO for Microsoft Business Solutions was describing his new CEO Satya Nadella’s management style – the senior leadership team meets twice a week. “It plays havoc with planning international trips, but allows us to iterate rapidly as a company” Kirill Tatarinov, EVP of the Business Solutions group says they have moved from Steve […]