ITPS204: Microsoft Turns 40

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Executive Summary:

As Microsoft turns 40, we reflect on how they’ve shaped the face of IT. And we’ll look ahead to what may be in store. What is the current role of the CIO in bringing innovation?

 

Hosts: John KresicTom KresicMike Kresic

Running Time: 37:58

 

 

 

IT Pro News:

 

 

 

IT Pro Main Topic: Microsoft Turns 40

  • Microsoft turned 40 this week. How did the technology help you make the transition to PC era?
    • Dev tools
    • OS(es)
    • Productivity
    • Networking
    • Databases, web servers, management suites
    • IE (killing Netscape)
    • .Net (against Java)

 

 

  • CDO vs CIO: How will IT make the transition to the next era?
    • Same story: Old guard v. the Disruptors
    • Sourcing of solutions now coming from “risky” vendors
    • faster upgrade cycles than the last era

 

 

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