Posts Tagged 'Microsoft'

Satya’s Keynote at WPC14

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You can stream the keynote at www.digitalwpc.com so go take a look if you have a moment. For those of you watching later, you can view the on demand speeches here. I’m sure there will be an opportunity to read Satya’s speech online so there’s no need for me to re-write it here. I’ll just say that there were some great demos – Cortana, Sienna – building an app in minutes that worked ...

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My thoughts on Satya’s email to employees

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Satya’s email to MS employees http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/ceo/index.html

I liked these quotes:

So true, stood out to me: “The true scarce commodity is increasingly human attention” – Satya Nadella

I like that they’re focusing to “maximize the value of technology while also preserving the values that are timeless”

Why I like MS: “We have a rich heritage and a unique capability around building productivity experiences and platforms”

“Microsoft has a unique ability to harmonize the world’s devices, apps, docs, data and social networks in digital work ...

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Enterprise Social YamTour DallasTx stop – my notes

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Enterprise Social YamTour Dallas Tx

Naomi Moneypenny Show me the Money – Business Value

There are derivations of business value
Business reality – there’s a return in asset decrease happening. Assets decline in value while we struggle to produce more out if less.

Return on Intellectual Capital – rather than ROI, use the knowledge within our people an our company.

Digitization of the info can be more valuable than the info being digitized. You make money when you have info others don’t

Bus value drivers: ...

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Surface Pro 3: The Tablet that Replaces the Laptop? My thoughts

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Surface Pro 3: The Tablet that Replaces the Laptop? My thoughts

My thoughts on “The Tablet that Replaces the Laptop”

Surface Pro 3 is exciting, but expensive – who’s the audience? Me!

Why am I the perfect candidate for the Surface Pro 3? Because I AM Productivity + Creativity. 1. I love Office & SharePoint for productivity 2. My husband and are photographers and we edit photos 3. I’m constantly typing or writing, use OneNote and use LiveScribe  Are you Productivity + Creativity? Consider the Surface Pro 3…

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Making a Business Case for SharePoint – Presentation at SPSDFW 2013

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SharePoint Saturday – Dallas

Making a Business Case for SharePoint – Presentation given by Melanie Nelson at  #SPSDFW 2013 facilitated by @DFWSharePoint hosted by Microsoft @SharePoint

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SharePoint Saturday Dallas 2013 – what a great event!

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Thank you so much to @DFWSharePoint for putting on SharePoint Saturday Dallas.

SPSDFW was held November 2, 2013 at Microsoft’s Las Colinas Campus, not too far from Fairlight Consulting.

I enjoyed the opportunity to speak. My presentation discussed Making a Business Case for SharePoint, from the perspective of Tait Environmental Services (TAIT). We use SharePoint for our Environmental Compliance System, TECS Online.

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Notes from Yammer Conversation during MS CIO

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Notes I took during the Yammer Conversation during MS CIO

Saw what was happening with Twitter and Facebook – hypotheses that this was a new way of moving info around, and how valuable that would be applied to the Enterprise context. Lofty idea of taking social and applying to Enterprise. Realized to compete with MS and IBM you need a unique distribution model

Key innovations

Freemium Model – allowed to sign up for free and pay for premium version

Cloud – collect info on ...

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New Technology? Yes, please! Microsoft CIO Summit whets my appetite

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Microsoft US CIO Summit

October 09, 2013

Growing myself in SharePoint and IT overall. I loved every minute of it. Here is the overall information, and my notes from the sessions are in separate entries.

Agenda

All sessions take place LIVE from the Microsoft Conference Center (MSCC) in Redmond, WA.

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Convergence of Social, Cloud, Community in the Enterprise

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My notes from

Final Keynote on Cloud Computing

Whether on PC, tablet, browser, phone –

Christine Chen opening remarks

“Bringing the conversation back to Revolutionizing IT – imagination, what CAN we do? Everyone’s talking about the cloud” Christine Chen #MSCIO

Seamless between work life and home life, and not switching devices – the answer is the cloud.

Using cloud resources – can turn up a new product and have Enterprise Level things created in a day, and have them on your phone – with the Cloud.

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Using Real-Time Customer Insight to Drive Decision Making – Interview at MSCIO

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Gaining Customer and Marketing Insights – Chris Cashman Interviewing

– Jeff Jarrard

We use PowerView and Excel on SharePoint and O365 for interactive reporting and decision making, to allow our execs who travel quite a bitt and need access data as well.

Data Scientist – HBR said sexiest role, idk – we analyze large volumes of data from research logs like Facebook, online, our own, mash it together put into PowerPivot in Excel

 

Marketing in MS has 3 aspects – current, past, future

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