Microsoft’s Top Windows Exec departs in a surprising move. We’ll ponder the possible reasons behind this move and what it means as they move forward. And we’re noting some copycat strategies at some of the top tech companies. Coincidence or intentional? And we’ll add some more items to your virtual tech bookshelf.
IT Pro News:
- A surprising shakeup at Microsoft as their top Windows 8 exec leaves the company just weeks after release of the controversial OS.
- Hoping to spur further innovation, Apple is taking a cue from Google and will let certain employees work on side projects.
- Also borrowing ideas from Google, it looks like Yahoo will overhaul Mail and make it more like Gmail.
- Microsoft lays out plans for Yammer at their SharePoint conference.
- A big Service/Feature Pack for SQL Server 2012 that includes CDC with Oracle, MDS with Excel, Data Mining and more.
- Another change for Ziff Davis, sold again
- We cover upcoming IT Conferences during the 1st show of each month.
- Is there a conference you think we should be mentioning in this segment? Let us know!
IT Pro Bookshelf :
- A story at Wired about the History of OpenStack
- IBM makes available a Business Value study on Social Business