Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 Brings Affordable Computing to Classrooms Everywhere

We’re happy today to announce the global launch of Windows MultiPoint Server 2010, available for purchase by schools and educational institutions around the world.   We‘re seeing quite a bit of enthusiasm from our customers and partners around the world (you can watch some of them in the video below) for Windows MultiPoint Server 2010, a…


MVPs Give Microsoft Reason to Listen

With the constantly growing and changing social Web, I get more and more excited each day about all the ways Microsoft leverages online properties to better engage with and listen to the technical community.The social web is fast changing the way we do business here at Microsoft. From online forums and blogs, to Facebook and…


What Do Ada Lovelace, Barbie and I All Have in Common?

The National Science Foundation reports that women currently make up only 19.5 percent of engineering bachelor degree recipients and 11 percent of professional engineering positions in the United States.  Those are unfortunate numbers. Not only do more and more of the world’s top jobs require science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) expertise. But few women…


Measuring Our Work by Its Broad Impact

Former Microsoft employee Dick Brass has an op-ed in the NYT arguing that our better days are behind us, (“clumsy, uncompetitive innovator” . . . ouch!) and using examples from his tenure to make the point that the company can no longer compete or innovate. Obviously, we disagree. 🙂 But his piece does represent a…