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Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 01/16/2013

Microsoft IT Experience in application portfolio management

This is a guest post from Paul Slater, an intellectual property development architect from the...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 10/17/2012

Hybrid cloud model: update on Microsoft IT application migration

This is a guest post by Patrick O’Rourke, director within the strategy, planning and...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 09/25/2012

Deploying Windows 8 within Microsoft

This is a guest post by Patrick O’Rourke, director within the strategy, planning and...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/07/2012

Podcast: Tony Scott discusses Microsoft IT transformation to business process, digitization of business

Tony Scott was recently interviewed by Peter High, president of Metis Strategy, for the "Forum on...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/30/2012

How the Modern CIO Shifts from Infrastructure Optimization to Innovation

This trends report addresses several questions commonly asked by enterprises: How quickly will I be...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/22/2012

The CIO’s Role in Innovation

Tony Scott, Microsoft’s CIO shares his perspective on the role that the CIO and IT plays in...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 06/24/2012

Supplier Sourcing for Real-Time Enterprise

This is a guest post by Danielle Fox de Aguilar, director of supplier management in Microsoft IT....

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 06/07/2012

Help CIOs Grow and Transform with the Cloud – part 2

This is a guest post by Microsoft Enterprise Team. In this video Microsoft CIO Tony Scott discusses...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 05/27/2012

Help CIOs Grow and Transform with the Cloud – part 1

This is a guest post by Microsoft Enterprise Team. Join Microsoft CIO Tony Scott as he shares his...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 05/24/2012

Making Microsoft Social, part 2

This is a guest blog post by Chris Slemp, senior solutions manager, strategic enterprise services IT...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 04/26/2012

Making Microsoft Social

This is a guest blog post by Chris Slemp, senior solutions manager, strategic enterprise services IT...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 04/20/2012

June 5th Executive Webcast - Innovate with Social: Improving Collaboration and Connections in the Enterprise

This is a guest post by Barry Briggs, Chief Architect and CTO, Microsoft IT. Register Today As use...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 04/19/2012

Moving to Big Data within Microsoft IT

This is a guest post by Barry Briggs, Chief Architect and CTO, Microsoft IT. The other day I...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 04/12/2012

A Mergers & Acquisitions Playbook for CIOs, Part 2

This is part 2 of a guest post by David Spinelli, intellectual property (IP) development manager,...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 03/16/2012

A Mergers & Acquisitions Playbook for CIOs, Part 1

This is a guest post by David Spinelli, intellectual property (IP) development manager, and George...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 03/08/2012

April 10th Executive Webcast: Lead the Way in the New World of Data

Guest blog post by Barry Briggs Join me and my colleagues in our upcoming executive webcast. Speak...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 02/29/2012

To the Cloud: Enable Cloud Computing in your Organization

This is a guest video post by Pankaj Arora, senior manager in the Global Strategic Initiatives team,...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 02/03/2012

The Journey to Modern IT

This is a guest post by Bob Anderson, senior director for IT Business Value Evangelism in the Global...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 02/03/2012

Tony Scott on To the Cloud

Tony Scott, corporate vice president and CIO at Microsoft, talks about the role of cloud computing...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 01/25/2012

Tony Scott on the Consumerization of IT

Tony Scott, corporate vice president and CIO at Microsoft, discusses how Consumerization of IT is...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 01/25/2012

To the Cloud: Exploring Cloud Models and Hybrid Ecosystems

This is a guest post by Pankaj Arora, Senior Manager in the Global Strategic Initiatives team,...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 12/24/2011

To the Cloud: A Book Made for CIOs and Their Teams

This is a guest post by Pankaj Arora, Senior Manager in the Global Strategic Initiatives team,...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 12/14/2011

CIO and CMO: closer than ever before

I travel the globe speaking with a lot of CIOs, sharing best practices and learning what’s...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 11/28/2011

Beyond the Back Office: Innovation and the CIO

Innovation is at the heart of business growth—accelerating speed to market, improving and...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 10/25/2011

Duncan Simester on Creating and Capturing Value Through Strategic Partnerships

Relationships between strategic partners are often endangered by tension between two conflicting...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 10/25/2011

Sustainability 3.0: How Technology Will Help Companies Win in the Coming Age of Radical Transparency

Since the emergence of the industrial economy, we have not had the mindset to place a dollar value...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 10/25/2011

How Microsoft IT is Landing End-to-End Cloud Quality

This is a guest post by Jacky Wright, Vice President of IT Strategic Services, Microsoft IT I...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 10/14/2011

Barry Briggs and Michael Friedenberg on Consumerization of IT

We are all dealing with the consumerization of IT – the demand from employees to access...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 09/29/2011

Dr. Hans Rosling Interview: Mindset Upgrade for the G20 World!

Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, Barry Briggs, interviews global health professor Dr. Hans...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 09/29/2011

Dr. Ian Goldin on Globalization and Building Resilience in Business Against Systemic Risk

Technological and economic growth have the potential to lead the 21st century to being the best...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 09/28/2011

Barry Briggs on the Impact of Technological Changes on Outsourcing

This is a guest post by Barry Briggs, chief architect and CTO, Microsoft IT. This blog is an excerpt...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 09/18/2011

Balancing Productivity and Risk is Key to Consumerization of IT

This is a guest post by Bret Arsenault, chief information security officer, Microsoft IT A few...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/30/2011

Tony Scott on Business Relationship Management for CIOs

How are successful CIOs managing key internal relationships and helping to align IT with their...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/30/2011

Tony Scott Ponders on the Creative Management of IT Complexity

How are creative CIOs dealing with the consumerization of IT and managing the use of technology to...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/30/2011

Does More Data Necessarily Lead to Better Decisions?

Is getting the right data to the right people at the right time enough to ensure the...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/30/2011

Driving Energy Efficiency through Virtual Lab Environments

What might traditional lending libraries and cutting-edge computer labs have in common? Learn about...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/30/2011

Microsoft CIO Tony Scott: Why this CIO cares about a modern browser

As CIO at Microsoft, my role is similar to my peers across industries. All CIOs care about risk...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 08/12/2011

Microsoft CIO Tony Scott: How to Avoid “Cloud Paralysis”

Originally published on The Official Microsoft Blog I spend about one-third of my time speaking to...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/27/2011

When IT Hits the Fan: the 3 Ps of Business Continuity

This is a guest post by Jim DuBois, vice president of engineering, Microsoft IT I’ve been...

Author: Microsoft Enterprise Team Date: 07/27/2011

Tony Scott on Leadership in Today’s Enterprise

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Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/21/2011

Raising the Bar: Social Media, Consumerization of IT and Security

What are some of the key security threats that Microsoft is currently facing? Which of these are...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/21/2011

The Secret to a Successful Marketing Communications Strategy for IT: Listening

Why is Marketing Communications so important to the CIO? How does listening help to connect IT to a...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/21/2011

Reaching Beyond the Enterprise and Helping to Make the World a Better Place

Why is it important for CIOs and other executives to get behind philanthropic initiatives? What are...

Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/21/2011

Environmental Sustainability and the CIO: Making a Difference, Bit by Bit

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Author: Tony Scott, CIO, Microsoft Date: 07/21/2011