Tony Scott resigned as Microsoft's CIO in May. Now he's filling the same position at VMware. So we can strike his name off the Microsoft CEO replacement list, yes?
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Microsoft is now on the hunt for a new CIO after Tony Scott resigned to follow up on his own personal projects.
Having been a Microsoft client for a long time, CBA is locked into a Windows environment unless a viable alternative comes along, according to the bank's CIO, Michael Harte.
Australian Power and Gas has implemented Microsoft Dynamics CRM and other Microsoft software to handle a skyrocketing number of customer queries, but the company's CIO has said that he won't complete the ecosystem with Windows 8 tablets, as the iPad works just fine for a BYOD model.
Microsoft wants to spend less on cooling and more on processing in its datacentres over the next two years by increasing the efficiency with which the facilities consume power.On Tuesday, at a Samsung CIO Green Forum in Munich, Rick Bakken, Microsoft's senior director of datacentre evangelism within its Global Foundation Services department, said the company is attempting to slash the average power usage effectiveness (PUE) of all Microsoft datacentres from 2.
Microsoft is rolling out a new version of its Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) tailored specifically for federal government users, the company announced on February 24 during the kick-off of its annual CIO Summit in Redmond.
TechRepublic's CIO Jury finds that IT leaders trust Microsoft more than Google as a technology partner, but tune in next year.Jason Hiner outlines the latest findings in the TechRepublic CIO Jury.
Peter Grant, the Queensland Government's former chief information officer, has left Microsoft after just 16 months with the software giant.
Richard Steel, the chief information officer of Newham Borough Council, and president of the Society of Information Technology Management (Socitm), created quite a stir on the Socitm blog last week when he wrote that open source software "lags behind" proprietary software development by "several years".Speaking to ZDNet UK in an interview on Friday, Steel explained his position.
Silicon.com's CIO jury ruled unanimously on the question of whether to implement Microsoft Windows Vista in 2009.
What’s driven Microsoft from day one, and continues to do so, is that Microsoft is the software company for Joe the Plumber. That’s their constituency, not necessarily Joe the Developer. They cater to Joe the Developer, Joe the CIO, and Joe the Analyst certainly likes to check in on what they are doing. It's this whole idea of disruptive technology. They have always targeted the under-served and un-served parts of the marketplace and move up from there.
What does it say about SharePoint when a presentation focused on whether you can survive it packs the house?Mark Gilbert's presentation--"Can the CIO survive Microsoft SharePoint?
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft declares its modeling love with a new language, ‘D’Larry Dignan: Yahoo's conundrum: White knights are hard to find Dan Farber: Mitch Kapor: Microsoft+Yahoo, major integration challengeDavid Morgenstern: Will Microsoft support Windows on Macs?CIO Sessions: Discover Financial Services CIO: Diane Offereins Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: Vista SP1 highlights in 60 seconds - The reasons why I'll be applying the service pack.
Microsoft said on Thursday that it has hired Tony Scott as chief information officer to head management of its internal IT systems.
Microsoft has replaced its fired Chief Information Officer (CIO) Stuart Scott, with the former Walt Disney CIO Tony Scott, the company announced on January 17.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott is out. Report: StrongBox, Component Delivery Platform to debut in Windows 7.
Stuart Scott, who joined Microsoft in 2005 as Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, was ousted from the company, as of November 5 for violating company policies, Microsoft officials said.
News comes from down under that the New Zealand AA (the Automobile Association, not Alcoholics Anonymous) has ditched OpenOffice in favour of Microsoft Office. According to the AA's CIO Doug Wilson, Microsoft's suite is not any cheaper (y'don't say) but compatibility issues and Microsoft's clear vision ("You have no idea where open-source products are going, whereas vendors like Microsoft provide a roadmap for the future") make Redmond a winner.
While Microsoft tries to convince enterprises to upgrade to Vista with presentations about total cost of ownership, the real trigger for an upgrade cycle may come from employees a few rungs below the CIO. That's a major takeaway of a research note from Cowen & Co.
update Six months after losing its CIO to Microsoft, ninemsn has appointed Nick Spooner as its chief operating officer.In a statement issued to ZDNet Australia on Tuesday, Australia's largest interactive media company said Spooner would take up his new position on August 28.
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