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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It.

Howdy folks, I hope you’ll find today’s post as interesting as I do. It’s a bit of brain candy and outlines an exciting vision for the future of digital identities. Over the last 12 months we’ve invested in incubating a set of ideas for using Blockchain (and other distributed ledger technologies) to create new types...

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How organizations are connecting their on-premises identities to Azure AD

Howdy folks, If you follow the blog, you know that we support a wide array of options for connecting an on-premises directory or IAM solution to Azure AD. In fact no one in the industry gives customers as many options as we do. So it’s not surprising that one of the questions customers ask me...

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Identity Management in Retail Industry with #AzureAD

Howdy folks, Over the past three years we’ve had the privilege to work closely with many thousands of customers helping them successfully deploy and use Azure AD Premium. Over that period we have been surprised to see how many of our customers are national and global retailers. In fact, many of the world’s largest retailers...

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Microsoft Support for iOS and Android

Three years ago I was asked the same question pretty frequently – by both customers and media.  At the time, it was a legitimate question, but today it comes up very rarely.  The question was:  “Is Microsoft committed to supporting the Apple and Google platforms?” The frequency of that question changed dramatically on March 27,...

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2015 Recap: When EMM Took Over the World

Oh what a year we’ve had… I can’t recall a more exciting time to be in the tech industry – especially in IT. As 2015 concludes and 2016 is set to kick off, enterprise mobility continues to be one of the fastest growing categories in the industry. In this post, I want to recap 3...

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2014: A Great Year for IT

2014: A Great Year for IT

Now that the holidays are behind us, our bodies can start recovering from the food and our favorite holiday albums are already gathering dust until next year. Before we get too deep into the new year, however, I want to briefly reflect on the progress IT made in 2014, as well as the progress we...

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Holiday Season for the IT Industry: TechEd 2014

Holiday Season for the IT Industry: TechEd 2014

The week that’s set aside for TechEd is an awesome time of year. I’ve been lucky enough to deliver the keynote at six TechEd’s (both North America and Europe) and I never cease to be impressed by the huge collection of talent and brainpower that gathers here every year. Alumni of this event already know...

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2013 in Review – Resources for IT Pros

By any measurement, 2013 has been a HUGE year for launches here at Microsoft – but, ultimately, the value of these new products will be judged by how much they help organizations increase their competitiveness and how much they help IT Pros and end-users do their jobs better than ever before. Every single day, we...

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