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Windows 7: The consumerization of IT -- and of MS.

22 Jan 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
The consumerization of IT -- and of MS.

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Microsoft is spending an awful lot of money these days on projects at which company officials might have scoffed not so long ago. Training in the form of collecting Facebook-based achievement awards? Twitter-update clients for your media player? A BorgVille equivalent of FarmVille? (OK. I made that last one up. But if/when it happens, like Windows 7 it was my idea.)

Microsoft has established its reputation as an enterprise software/services vendor. Its trying to be a consumer one, too, and is spending money on retail ads, brick-and-mortar stores and viral marketing campaigns to try to gain more mind share there.
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The consumerization of IT -- and of Microsoft | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com
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23 Jan 2010   #2

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Very nice read, thanks JMH
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