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September 16, 2011  11:04 AM

Safe, steady, boring – why Microsoft should give up on “cool”

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
consumerisation, Metro, Microsoft, PC, smartphone, Software licensing, Tablet, vista, Windows, Windows 8

There will have been three dominant reactions to the previews of Windows 8 demonstrated by Microsoft at its BUILD developer conference in California this week.

If you're a Windows developer or...

August 26, 2011  2:42 PM

What Steve Jobs’ change of job tells us about Microsoft

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Bill Gates, Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, steve jobs, Windows

Among all the many words published in the last couple of days about Steve Jobs, what stood out for me was some of his own quotes rather than the many "expert" opinions expressed about his


October 11, 2010  5:03 PM

Users will determine Microsoft’s mobile success in the enterprise

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Microsoft, Mobile, Symbian, Windows

Microsoft is quite used to being written off these days. The software giant has been told that the PC operating system is dead, that Internet Explorer is on the way out, that it will be blown away by the cloud. In particular, we are told that Apple, Android and Symbian mean Microsoft just won't...


May 11, 2010  3:17 PM

Microsoft Office 2010: Will you bother to upgrade?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Internet, Microsoft, office 2010, SaaS, Software, Software licensing, Windows

To upgrade or not to upgrade, that is the question for most of Microsoft's customers.

There were times when the latest release of a new version of a major Microsoft product was a huge catalyst for IT spending. Many IT managers will remember planning their strategy around the anticipated...


October 2, 2009  11:30 AM

Upgrade to Windows 7? Steve Ballmer needs another song and dance

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Microsoft, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Server

Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is in London to convince businesses that they should upgrade to the new versions of the Windows desktop and server operating systems.
As with previous releases, Microsoft has focused on lowering the IT management costs of running desktop computers....


October 10, 2008  2:47 PM

Microsoft’s new ads to launch on Saturday night during X-Factor

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Mac, Microsoft, PC, Windows, x-factor

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February 1, 2008  4:58 PM

Microsoft bids for Yahoo – get all the latest analysis here

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Microsoft, Windows, Yahoo

Get the latest analysis - see Cliff Saran's blog - is it the end of Windows and JP Kamath's blog post on


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