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Microsoft is an often misunderstood global corporation with massive influence and a product strategy like no other technology company in the world. Twice per week, join Brad Groux, a Microsoft enterprise expert, as he guides you through the countless products, services, initiatives and brilliant minds at One Microsoft Way. If you're interested in technology, automation, business, education and setting yourself up for future success, then MSFT Today is the podcast for you.

Microsoft is an often misunderstood global corporation with massive influence and a product strategy like no other technology company in the world. Twice per week, join Brad Groux, a Microsoft enterprise expert, as he guides you through the countless products, services, initiatives and brilliant minds at One Microsoft Way. If you're interested in technology, automation, business, education and setting yourself up for future success, then MSFT Today is the podcast for you.
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Microsoft is an often misunderstood global corporation with massive influence and a product strategy like no other technology company in the world. Twice per week, join Brad Groux, a Microsoft enterprise expert, as he guides you through the countless products, services, initiatives and brilliant minds at One Microsoft Way. If you're interested in technology, automation, business, education and setting yourself up for future success, then MSFT Today is the podcast for you.

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MSFT Today 2019-03-04 : Why Technology Needs Female Voices

3/5/2019
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Discussing women in technology is nothing new for this podcast. In the previous episodes (such as MSFT Today 2019-01-15 : Microsoft 365 Education) I've mentioned getting women, and girls in technology several times, including in guests interviews. This has always been an important issue for me, because I come from a huge family, that is nearly split down the middle of boys and girls, and I've always longed for my nieces to geek out with my like my nephews always have. Also, having been in...

Duration:00:37:48

MSFT Today 2019-02-28 : Refusing to be Mediocre in IT (Bonus Podcast)

3/1/2019
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In today's Twitter follower bonus podcast, we step away from our typical podcast format and focus on something a little different - how to approach your day to day duties in information technology. It is human nature to enter a comfort zone. Most people don’t wake up one morning and make the conscious decision to be mediocre, it happens over time. In IT, this condition can be even easier to fall into. When you show up to the office, and fight the same issues, and put out the same fires,...

Duration:00:27:07

MSFT Today 2019-02-26 : Spiral Out, Keep Going (Bonus Podcast)

2/27/2019
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Welcome to this bonus episode of the Microsoft Today Podcast. Today we're stepping away from focusing on Microsoft or technology, and discussing something more along the lines of life, education, and personal development. Spiral Out, Keep Going I've had a few of you ask about why I end each podcast with the line, "Spiral out, keep going." The line is from a song by the band Tool, called Lateralus. I could talk about the brilliance of this album for hours, but I won't bore you with that....

Duration:00:20:38

MSFT Today 2019-02-24 : HoloLens 2, Azure Kinect and MWC19

2/25/2019
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In today's episode of the Microsoft Today podcast, we discuss Microsoft's live event at MWC19, including the new HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality device, and the Azure Kinect IoT Edge device. We had a tremendous time covering Microsoft's MWC19 event yesterday. Your reactions on Twitter, are why this episode has morphed so drastically as I began writing it. It's all about the power of the pivot, just ask Excel! Instead of diving into all of the details about the announcements made today, we are...

Duration:00:51:17

MSFT Today 2019-02-20 : Microsoft's AI for Good Initiatives and #TemplatesForHumanity

2/21/2019
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The AI for Good initiatives by Microsoft were created to foster development and support for AI solutions that seek to benefit all of mankind. The initiatives are AI for Accessibility, AI for Earth, and AI for Humanitarian Action. In today's episode of the Microsoft Today Podcast, we're going discuss all of these fantastic initiatives and how you can get involved for the great good. AI for Accessibility Microsoft's goal for AI for Accessibility is to amplify human capability, as they...

Duration:00:34:34

MSFT Today 2019-02-06 : Microsoft Earnings, Xbox Game Studio, Azure for Free, and More

2/7/2019
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Microsoft’s $32 Billion Q2 Earnings were Inspired and Powered by Partners Microsoft's Revenue Highlights gaming revenueSurface "had its biggest quarter ever this holiday, delivering strong double-digit growth in both consumer and commercial"Microsoft Cloud growth exploded Microsoft's Earnings by the Numbers $32 billion in revenue. That’s an incredible number that Satya Nadella and Amy Hood shared during the Q2 earnings call last week. Just as impressive is the commercial cloud revenue...

Duration:00:30:40

MSFT Today 2019-01-28 : Microsoft Flow with Jon Levesque

1/28/2019
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Microsoft Flow is a service that helps you create automated workflows between your favorite apps and services to synchronize files, get notifications, collect data and more. The main types of flows are automated, button, scheduled, and business process flows. Flow is a SaaS offering for automating workflows across the growing number of applications and SaaS services that business users rely on. Introductions JSYK PodcastJonLevesque.com@JonJLevesqueYouTube ChannelMicrosoft Flow...

Duration:00:56:54

MSFT Today 2019-01-15 : Microsoft 365 Education

1/16/2019
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In this episode of the Microsoft Today Podcast, we discuss Microsoft 365 Education, Office 365 Education, Minecraft Education Edition, Skype in the Classroom, Skype Translator, OneNote Class Notebooks, FlipGrid, Intune for Education, Microsoft Innovative Educators (MIE), Microsoft 365 Education Hardware, Microsoft Store STEM Saturdays, Government Grants and Funding, Microsoft Inclusive Education and much more. Bill Gates The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have made improving K-12...

Duration:00:54:48

MSFT Today 2019-01-08 : Microsoft Acquisitions

1/9/2019
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First off, we can’t talk Microsoft without acknowledging what was truly their first acquisition, MS-DOS. In 1980, after not being able to reach a license agreement with a competitor, IBM tasked Microsoft with developing or licensing an operating system for their upcoming IBM 5150 Personal Computer. Microsoft had already been hired to write the BASICprogramming language for the PC, but now they had asked for them to provide the OS to go with it. No sweat, said Microsoft… DOS, which was...

Duration:00:41:22

MSFT Today 2019-01-04 : Azure Architect and MVP, Thomas Maurer

1/4/2019
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Thomas Mauer is a Microsoft MVP and a Cloud Architect driving Cloud and Data Center transformation utilizing virtualization, Hyper-V, Azure, Azure Stack, PowerShell and Windows Server. https://twitter.com/ThomasMaurerhttps://www.thomasmaurer.ch Microsoft MVP Program The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award is given by Microsoft to “technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. “The awarded are people who “actively share their … technical...

Duration:00:50:29

MSFT Today 2019-01-03 : AI, Automation and Microsoft

1/3/2019
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The term “automation” was first used by Ford employee D.S. Harder in 1946 has Also according to Britannica: History Bill Gates is often attributed with a quote: As a Bill Gates fan, I’ve never been able to substantiate the attribution, but it seems to be similar to a quote from a 1920 article in “Popular Science Monthly” Bill probably didn’t say that, but it doesn’t make it a bad quote. Humans have always looked for easier ways to do hard jobs. Which brings us to, CGP Grey’s 2014...

Duration:00:38:57

MSFT Today 2019-01-01 : Not Your Typical Microsoft Podcast

1/1/2019
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Happy New Year and welcome everyone. My name is Brad Groux and this is Microsoft Today, a podcast and web community dedicated to Microsoft, technology and the impending automated world. This is our first ever episode which is being recorded on January 1st, 2019 — and in this episode we’ll cover my vision for he podcast, who I am and my background — and where we’re going from here. So stayed tuned as we discuss all of that and more, next! What is MSFT Today? In short, MSFT Today is a...

Duration:00:24:30