Dec 12, 2019   |   Lukas Velush

Autopilot speeds up Windows 10 image deployment inside Microsoft

The first experience a new employee has at Microsoft shouldn’t be waiting for their laptop to get set up. “We’re transforming the experience our employees have when they first turn on their PCs,” says Sean MacDonald, a principal group program manager in Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations (CSEO). “Our employees expect a best-in-class experience...

Sep 25, 2018   |   Robert Ford

No more passwords: the relentless commitment to creating a password-less world at Microsoft

The reasons to eliminate passwords are endlessly compelling and all too familiar to every enterprise IT organization. Passwords are insecure. Inconvenient. Expensive. Nobody likes them. [insert your preferred reason here]. Even Satya Nadella has said, “One of the biggest security issues is passwords.” But for our Chief Information Security Officer, Bret Arsenault, the commitment to...