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  • Blog Post: The Times, They Are A-Changin’ – the organisational love/hate relationship with social media

    Recently I watched a video of O2’s Ronan Dunne talking about how he, as a CEO, joined Twitter and why it’s now so important to his company’s relationship with customers. It raises some interesting questions around when and where it’s appropriate to use social media in an organisation...
  • Blog Post: Why embracing flexible working means challenging cultures

    What are the benefits, challenges and opportunities created by flexible working? Fifteen CIOs, from all areas of industry and the public sector, recently joined Annemarie Duffy, CIO of Microsoft UK, and Fiona Nolan, Windows Enterprise Product Marketing Manager, at a CIO.co.uk roundtable to find out....
  • Blog Post: Mistrust of employees halts a greater uptake of Anywhere Working

    Microsoft-commissioned study reveals vast majority of office workers say they are more productive working away from the office but fear how it is perceived by their colleagues. According to a new study on flexible working commissioned by Microsoft, a massive 70 per cent of British office workers,...
  • Blog Post: The big advantages of flexible working - radio interview with Microsoft's Dave Coplin

    The very successful Anywhere Working Week (see #AWweek on Twitter) has come to an end. But it seems that large enterprise organisations are still divided about what flexible working brings to their company and, most importantly their productivity. Today's Anywhere Working event at the London Transport...
  • Blog Post: The new era of devices and services

    After a busy year of innovation and product releases, Microsoft is making more big bets on five huge technology trends. What are they? How do they affect business? What do they mean for Microsoft? “We’re not taking time off,” says Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s COO, as he addresses...
  • Blog Post: Anywhere Working Week – what’s in it for the Enterprise CIO?

    Next week we will be providing online coverage of Anywhere Working Week and sharing relevant content for the senior Enterprise audience. Anywhere Working Week is run by the Anywhere Working Consortium (see below) and aims to educate businesses and individuals about the significant advantages of flexible...
  • Blog Post: Africa reaps the reward of new innovative high-speed broadband

    Every now and then a story comes along which warms your heart (and lets face it, it's cold out there at the moment) - and the 4Afrika initiative by Microsoft is one of them. It's something we simply had to share with our Enterprise audience. Besides, it's a great example of how tech innovation can help...
  • Blog Post: Inside Microsoft Research Cambridge

    Microsoft recently held an event at Microsoft Research Cambridge, inviting thought leaders and innovators from business and bringing them together with our own 100-strong team of researchers. Filling the labs auditorium and seminar rooms, it was in itself, an experiment in creative cross-pollination...
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