“Today, arguably the most significant crosscutting issue that’s facing not just Microsoft but our industry is this transformation toward services.” (Ray Ozzie, Chief Software Architect, Microsoft)
The move towards services is also a significant trend in Education Information Technology. Education institutions and organizations worldwide are hosting e-mail and a suite of Web-based services on the Microsoft Windows Live platform. This session presents an overview of the Windows Live @ edu services portfolio and offerings and provides an up to date view of Microsoft’s services roadmap. Topics include hosted e-mail, social networking, collaboration, and an overview of the Windows and Office Live platforms from Microsoft.
John DuBois, Senior Solutions Specialist for Microsoft US Public Sector—Education, will deliver the presentation. John is responsible for strategies and solutions for adopting productivity (Information Worker) technologies in Primary/Secondary and Higher Education. He celebrated his 10-year anniversary at Microsoft in April 2007, and since starting his career at in the original Education Customer Unit Microsoft (after 10 years at Apple, Inc.) he has held a variety of positions in the education group from technical marketing, technology evangelism, and partnering with education technology partners and independent software vendors.