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  • The future of Dynamics in a Nadella-led Microsoft

    Microsoft's Dynamics ERP and CRM product lines seemed safe immediately following former CEO Steve Ballmer's sweeping reorganization of the company last year. But now that longtime Microsoft executive Satya Nadella has been named Ballmer's successor, the time is ripe for more focused speculation on the future of Dynamics. Here's a look at what could be in store.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus06 Feb. 14 18:50
  • Nadella returns Microsoft to 'magic of software' roots

    Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, took the unexpected step of addressing customers and partners in a 16-minute interview, where he did not stray from the messaging Microsoft has used for 20 months.

    Written by Gregg Keizer05 Feb. 14 20:43
  • Microsoft's new CEO and his first-100-days plan

    Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, had better hit the ground running with a plan for his first three months on the job, corporate strategy and branding experts said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer05 Feb. 14 12:17
  • What new CEO Nadella's promotion means for Microsoft's Cloud

    Microsoft just appointed its Cloud guy to be the company's next CEO. Satya Nadella has impressively grown Microsoft into being one of the relevant members of the cloud computing industry, but industry watchers say there is a lot more the company must do to grow into one of the dominant companies in the market.

    Written by Brandon Butler04 Feb. 14 20:27
  • Cognoscenti anoint Nadella as next Microsoft CEO

    After sustained reports surfaced that Microsoft is close to naming its third-ever CEO, Satya Nadella, a 21-year veteran of the company, is now seen as the heir apparent.

    Written by Gregg Keizer31 Jan. 14 20:09
  • How Microsoft should roll out the new CEO

    Don't expect Microsoft to put its new boss -- whoever it is -- in front of reporters right off the bat, a public relations expert said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer13 Jan. 14 19:18
  • Review: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps

    Web browser or Office suite? Microsoft's and Google's office productivity and collaboration clouds pit rich and complex against simple and lean

    Written by Woody Leonhard08 Jan. 14 11:08
  • Enterprise apps in 2014: What's in store

    If recent history is any indication, 2014 will be a busy year for the enterprise applications industry as vendors jockey for position and customers ponder moves from legacy ERP (enterprise resource planning) and CRM (customer relationship management) implementations to cloud-based services. Here's a look at what some of the sector's main players are likely to do as the year unfolds.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus03 Jan. 14 22:02
  • 10 Stories That Shaped Tech Policy in 2013

    From the NSA surveillance revelations to the troubled government healthcare website to a variety of issues that didn't make the mainstream news, here are the top tech policy stories that played out in 2013.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Dec. 13 20:26
  • Perspective: Throw Windows XP a lifeline, Microsoft

    Microsoft's support for WIndows XP ends in less than four months, and the company has warned users repeatedly that it's time to move on. But a lot of them are sticking with the aged OS. And for Microsoft, that's a problem.

    Written by Gregg Keizer18 Dec. 13 20:43
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