Michael Morisy


Michael Morisy is the Content Director for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, SharePoint Pro and Dev Pro. In 2014, Morisy was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. He is the founder of MuckRock, America’s first collaborative Freedom of Information Act filing website, which has broken news on everything from NSA contracts and drone usage to domestic surveillance and Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s FBI files. Previously, he launched and edited tech news site BetaBoston.com for The Boston Globe and managed a blog network of 80-plus writers and a tech question-and-answer site. He was also a network fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and is a frequent speaker on public records, data-driven journalism, and startups.

With Microsoft 365, Microsoft Hopes to Drive Digital Transformation
One thing that Microsoft executives are quick to emphasize with Microsoft 365 — which includes Windows 10 updates, Office 365, and a variety of security and analytics tools — is that they want it to be much more than just a bundle of all those parts in one package.
Microsoft Inspire: Simplify, simplify, simplify. Or at least shove the complexity out of view.
From a consolidated Microsoft 365 pitch to hybrid on a tight leash, Nadella wants businesses focused on the work, not the widget.
Is Remote Work Becoming a Distant Dream Again?
Embracing remote work culture helped IBM save $100 million in office space. But now Big Blue is changing course, saying that agile teams need to work together to succeed. What's the impact on the future of IT?
Microsoft taps LinkedIn's Kevin Scott as new CTO

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How important is LinkedIn to Microsoft's future? One interesting sign is that chief executive Satya Nadella just tapped Kevin Scott, LinkedIn's vice president of infrastructure, to be Chief Technology Officer — of Microsoft.

Red Hat on What to Expect in 2017: Hybrid for What Matters Most
Red Hat has embraced containerization, recently launching a number of new initiatives.
Survey: IT Pros Think Microsoft Teams will Overtake Slack in Two Years
Microsoft Teams has been setting itself up for a major fight with Slack, the team chat app that has dubbed itself the fastest-growing enterprise service in history.
Microsoft Stays Ahead of Competition by Leaning Heavily on New Leadership
Getting an invite to Microsoft's annual corporate retreat marks years, often decades, of service to the company.
Slack and Google Partner on Better Integration
It's readily apparent that Slack is feeling the heat from Microsoft's new Teams collaboration suite. Now, they're doing something about it.
Slack Pokes at Microsoft's Slack-Killer — Before it Even Launches
Just a few hours before Microsoft is set to launch its new chat and collaboration suite, the chat and collaboration makers at Slack rolled out the red carpet — with a heavy dose of snark.
When Migrating Email to the Cloud, it's Not Always Clear Skies
For more and more businesses, having corporate email hosted in the cloud is a no brainer.
Microsoft's Brad Smith Fires Back at Salesforce: Looking Forward to Making CRM More Competitive
Microsoft President Brad Smith isn't one to shy away from a fight when he thinks his company is in the right — see his fight with the U.S. government over secret access to customer information.
Satya Nadella Outlines 4 Core Pillars of Microsoft's AI Strategy
At Microsoft Ignite on Monday, Satya Nadella made clearer than ever that Artificial Intelligence will be one of the key paths forward for the company.
Microsoft Ignite: Microsoft Chasing What's Next After Mobile First, Cloud First
One of the things that struck me watching today's Ignite keynote announcement was what wasn't said, at least not immediately: That Microsoft is a mobile-first, cloud-first company.
Breaking Down Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service Pricing
While pricing is important, it's not everything.
For Gartner, Two Cloud Providers Stand Out from the Pack
Jeff Bezos is still the king of the cloud: Gartner's latest magic quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service puts Amazon far and above the competition.
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