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Microsoft New Year Changes - What Impact Will the COO's Departure Produce?

by Stephen White  |  July 11, 2016

End of financial year at Microsoft regularly triggers a series of announcements, movements and changes. The past week has seen a number, including one of the more significant of recent personnel...

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Office 365 5th Birthday Milestone

by Stephen White  |  June 30, 2016

Microsoft has been in business now for over 40 years, with annual revenues of more than $90BN, clients across all sectors and a dominant, but declining, software market share of 13.3%...

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Software Contract Negotiation - Spring Into Action!

by Stephen White  |  April 11, 2016

Whilst Spring has been slow to take hold in this part of the world (the UK is yet to see 20degC in 2016), for many IT professionals charged with procurement or...

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Fork In The Road for SMBs

by Stephen White  |  February 12, 2016

If you are reading this post, you may have also seen our update last week referencing recent licensing changes from Microsoft in context of a desired business transformation and cloud first...

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Are You Ready For 2016? A Few Questions For Providers

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  December 16, 2015

As you get ready to record your out-of-office messages and finish shopping before taking a break for the holidays, I would like to offer a few questions that you can...

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Myths About Fintech – Part 1

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  November 23, 2015

Fintech has grabbed the attention of the financial services industry, but many smart people differ on what it is and not. That in itself, is not a problem, but I...

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What Does A 30-Story High Crane Have To Do With Technology Providers? Power Of Thinking Big!

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  October 13, 2015

This crane is expected to play a large role in reducing the cost of a $4 Billion bridge, while making the construction faster and safer. It shows that while scaling...

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Delivery Excellence Is Not A Strategy

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 28, 2015

I often ask providers how they plan to grow in the banking and securities market. Most respond by speaking about the strength of their solutions and the abilities of their...

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Google Creates Its Own Parent - What Does It Mean For Technology Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  August 13, 2015

Google announced that they are creating a new parent ‘Alphabet’. Alphabet will be a collection of companies, with Google being the largest revenue generating one among them. Others in the...

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Do You Have A Strategy To Grow In FinTech?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  July 22, 2015

There has been increased interest over the past few years in ‘FinTech’, where technology is used in financial services to solve problems differently or create new services. While FinTech is a...

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