May 20, 2020   |   Aleenah Ansari

Rethinking how Microsoft launches its products and services

Maryleen Emeric, a director of operations in Microsoft Business Operations (MBO), knows that it’s challenging to transform a process that’s vital to people’s day-to-day work. Emeric launches new business models as well as sales and commerce capabilities that inform how Microsoft goes to market with third-party device partners. To be successful, she puts people at...

Feb 27, 2020   |   Lukas Velush

How ‘born in the cloud’ thinking is fueling Microsoft’s transformation

Microsoft wasn’t born in the cloud, but soon you won’t be able to tell. Now that it has finished “lifting and shifting” its massive internal workload to Microsoft Azure, the company is rethinking everything. “We’re rearchitecting all of our applications so that they work natively on Azure,” says Ludovic Hauduc, corporate vice president of Core...

Apr 25, 2019   |   Lukas Velush

How one Microsoft leader sparked an engineering team's transformation

When Sahil Garg set out to overhaul how Microsoft delivers procurement and payment solutions to employees and external suppliers, he had to do one important thing first—he had to get the people onboard. He needed the software engineers to work differently, to say “yes” and take a risk. He needed the support of his leadership...