Tag: Microsoft

BI Users, Power Users

Power(apps) to the people

May 10, 2019

Via: CIO

The most groundbreaking announcements to come out of Microsoft’s Build conference, held here this week, don’t just impact the 6,000 developers in attendance. They’re also relevant to the more than 24 million front-line workers out there who can now be […]

BI Users, IT Users

You can now try Microsoft’s Chromium-powered version of Edge

April 8, 2019

Via: The Next Web

Back in December, Microsoft surprised everyone – those who hadn’t been following the rumors, anyway – by announcing it was shifting Edge to Google’s ubiquitous Chromium platform. Chromium promises better and faster support for constantly evolving web standards. You can […]

BI Users, IT Users

Augmented reality edges into IT operations

September 19, 2018

Via: CIO

Augmented reality is frequently predicted to be a major game changer, more so than virtual reality in the evolution of technology. But aside from smartphone-based apps such as Pokemon Go, and Google Translate, which can instantly translate street signs in […]

BI Users, Business Users, IT Users

Microsoft Teams’ new free plan looks like a better deal than Slack’s

July 12, 2018

Via: The Next Web

It’s not secret Slack has dominated workplace communication among tech companies the last few years, but Microsoft began to fight back when it introduced Teams back in 2016. There was just one problem: Teams didn’t have a free option. That […]

BI Security

Confidence in Cloud Security Begins in the Datacenter

May 15, 2018

Via: CIO

The average enterprise deploys more than 1,100 cloud services, according to Netskope. And that number is only going to increase. A survey of 500 IT decision makers by VansonBourne and Gigamon found that 73% of respondents expect to move the […]

BI Users, Extra-enterprise Users

Windows 10 S: It’s for enterprise, too

May 4, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft may have stuck to its script Tuesday when it unveiled a Windows 10 spin-off aimed at the K-12 educational market, but the new operating system will be enticing to businesses as well, analysts said today. “They were very focused […]

BI Users, IT Users

Meet the new Microsoft Edge: 5 key improvements with the Creators Update

April 14, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft Edge’s improvements with the Windows 10 Creators Update may finally make it a browser worth talking about. It debuted to shrugs with the original Windows 10 and saw incremental improvements with the Anniversary Update. Edge is still catching up to Google […]

BI Usage, Multidimensional Analysis

What’s Microsoft after with Windows Server on ARM?

March 9, 2017

Via: CIO

It was unclear today exactly what kind of edge Microsoft might gain by partnering with Qualcomm and others to run Windows Server on ARM processors, an analyst said. “Microsoft must see something that is interesting enough to port over Azure […]

BI Users, IT Users

Microsoft still plans to ship two Windows 10 upgrades in 2017

February 22, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft this month reaffirmed that it will issue two Windows 10 upgrades this year, twice the number of 2016 but still shy of the firm’s original target. In a presentation 11 days ago at a Microsoft technical conference held in […]

BI Users, IT Users

Microsoft hasn’t moved the Windows 10 needle in months

February 10, 2017

Via: CIO

Microsoft has been stuck on the 400 million mark for Windows 10 for more than four months, as the head of the company’s operating systems group yesterday repeated the milestone when he spoke to developers. “We now have over 400 […]