Microsoft Office 365 Trust Center

I am happy to announce that the efforts of the Office 365 Identity team are coming to light with the announcement of the Trust Center today. My concerns about security of Office 365 have been met with continued focus by Microsoft to address and meet my expectations. However, I am not their only client and this approach has been consistently replicated around the globe in a manner which evolved the product offering. Office 365 Trust Principles Your Privacy Matters > We respect the privacy of your data Leadership in Transparency > You know ‘where’ data resides, ‘who’ can access it … Continue reading Microsoft Office 365 Trust Center

Gates and Ballmer Showed Leadership Around Courier

Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer showed incredible leadership managing the transition from the 2008 downturn to preserve Microsoft as a major player in the technology industry today. For those of you unfamiliar with the Courier project at Microsoft it is a product that was cut back in 2008/09 when Microsoft was facing the global economic meltdown. Microsoft faced an unknown future with doom and gloom on every 6 o’clock news channel. At the same time they were on an R&D spending spree which had never been seen before in the history of man. Recent news reports have been critical of … Continue reading Gates and Ballmer Showed Leadership Around Courier

Skype officially joins the Microsoft suite of products

Microsoft and Skype made it through the hoops to join hands in servicing the communication needs of businesses and consumers alike. It was good timing for both companies. My view is that Skype had reached its pinnacle as an independent service and the road to continued growth was paved by its ability to integrate with products like Microsoft used by millions of users worldwide. For Microsoft it is acquiring massive amounts of new clients to offer feature enhanced services is a veritable strategic coups. Growth would have been slowed for each of these two companies as the competed for the … Continue reading Skype officially joins the Microsoft suite of products

IAMCP Canada presents: Microsoft Canada CIO Steve Heck talks about Microsoft from the inside

Register Here http://iamcp.eventbrite.com/. Event Details IAMCP Canada presents Microsoft Canada CIO Steve Heck who gives you an insider view on Microsoft IT. He will talk about the challenges and opportunities in servicing a Sales and Marketing office in a multi-national software giant. The trials and excitement of bringing leading software to market while ensuring business objectives are met. Come join us at the Microsoft Meadowvale office for an insider’s view on Microsoft IT and have your questions answered. Breakfast included, 7 AM March 29th. *Cancelations must be received 1 week prior to the event. More information contact: Jennifer Harte 800-783-6410 officeiamcp@iamcp.ca … Continue reading IAMCP Canada presents: Microsoft Canada CIO Steve Heck talks about Microsoft from the inside

Peter Klein, Microsoft’s new CFO

Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell is leaving the company at the end of the year, the company announced Tuesday. Perhaps one of the strongest CFOs in the tech sector has left and Microsoft’s selection shows the depth of its internal roster. Prior to being named Microsoft CFO, Klein served as corporate vice president and CFO of Microsoft’s Business Division (MBD), overseeing the financial performance of the division which includes the Microsoft Office System, Unified Communications, Microsoft Business Solutions and other businesses. In this role, Klein was responsible for overall financial management including financial and strategic planning, reporting and analysis … Continue reading Peter Klein, Microsoft’s new CFO