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Attendees at MSCIO

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Lou Interviewing Doug Wilkins – attendee

Company is FHI360 – non profit in NC and across the world. Early adopters of O365

Director of Technology there

Benefits of attending

  • meeting other CIOs, discussing problems they have
  • new products on display, the innovative center, getting a feel for how they work and operate
  • learn what Microsoft is aiming for in the following year

There’s a big difference actually picking up and using a device versus looking at the specs. We need to be able to tell our ...

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How Microsoft Embraces

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Barry Briggs, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft IT

New Technologies, new businesses,

SMAC

Social

Media

Analytics

Cloud

Think about brining those pillars together to make employees more productive and bring benefit to our customers.

Company meeting, had Yammer going at the same time. Employees were engaging with each other, and SMEs, asking questions, participating and having a more rich experience through the full meeting.

Yammer as a social enterprise tool, most people in the audience were posting from their mobile phones. WE could use analytics to get the overall ...

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Enterprise Devices that Change the Game

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Christine Chen is going to open the conference

Device Strategy – you have to have choice. It’s amazing how far the OEMs have come with devices, especially the price point for the holiday season

Microsoft’s US CIO Summit Notes

Enterprise Devices that Change the Game

 

People enjoy their PCs so much, they want to see it on their phones. Personal decision for companion deviuces to support what you’re doing on yoru PC. You can see where it’s going. ...

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Lync Notes

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Visualize Lync usage for your business with new reports. This week, the Lync Online team released three additional usage reports to the
integrated Office 365 admin center. The usage metrics were previously available only through Windows PowerShell and the REST reporting web service.

To help with Lync training and adoption, smaller organizations should have users Start using Lync for IM and online meetings and larger organizations with ...

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SharePoint 2013 Eval VHD – Microsoft Demo Website VMs

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Notes to go back and spend more time with this later:

Microsoft Demo Website VMs – including Content for Microsoft Partners

SharePoint 2013 Evaluation VHD by Thuan Soldier – world’s youngest SharePoint MVP

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SharePoint v SharePoint Online

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SharePoint v SharePoint Online

I’m starting to keep a list of notes here as I read, watch and learn. Here they are for your reference as well.

Updated 11/14/20103:

An online survey of nearly  500 readers last week showed a surprising and interesting trend: While 66  percent of current SharePoint online users have Office 365 subscriptions (compared  with 14 percent using Windows Azure and 15 percent using other cloud providers),  of ...

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Google Docs and SharePoint

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Starting to keep a list of notes here, for reference:

Georgia Tech saves $1mm moving to O365 http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-Office-365/Georgia-State-University/State-University-Switches-to-Microsoft-Office-365-Saves-1-Million-in-Operating-Costs/710000001137

Q: Can Sharepoint Online (O365) duplicate the collaborative web-based real-time editing features of Google Documents Spreadsheets? If so, how?

A: Yes. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff718249.aspx                        (from LinkedIn)

An IT pro’s day changes using Office 365 vs. Google Apps. Check this out [INFOGRAPHIC]: http://t.co/CEhL3LK4Kj

https://twitter.com/whymicrosoft/status/379769326997602304

 Google Lost; will Yahoo Face the same Fate over ...

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Yammer Email 1

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Yammer Case Study

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Business Case Study for Yammer

Introducing Yammer to a Small Business

TAIT is approximately 150 people overall, with half being in TES – on the environmental side of the business. Early this morning (10/06/2013) I sent Yammer invitations to a select group of people within the company. The test group included the CFO, Controller, COO, VP, some PMs and some technicians. The company currently does not formally utilize an instant messenger service. My goal is to determine whether the company will embrace ...

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Notes on Yammer

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Notes on Yammer

I want to introduce Yammer to TAIT. In order to get management to embrace it, I’ll need to show the business needs and user adoption.

First, I’ll check with our IT professional, and ask what our history is with any other messaging systems. I’ll fill him in on my experiences using Yammer the past couple of months, and discuss a trial run.

Here I am going to place the links and information I am reading so I can keep ...

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