Microsoft's Security Platform is For Real, and 3 Other Takeaways from Inspire 2019

By John Jewsbury

Happy New Year! Microsoft recently celebrated the end of FY2019 and kicked off FY2020 at Microsoft Inspire + Ready. Inspire, their flagship partner event, was held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. I was one of the 20,000 partner attendees from 140 countries who gathered to meet, learn, plan and celebrate at Mandalay Bay.  

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Mastering Agile Product Development

By Celerity

Recently, Celerity’s Agile experts put together an interactive webinar on Mastering Agile Product Development – an area where many attempt to conquer but few succeed. Their first question to the audience was:

True or False: New product ideas primarily come from management in my organization.

The audience was split 50/50 on their answers. The next question asked if securing funding for a product was difficult. Once again, the audience was split down the middle. The same respondents, however, who agreed that new ideas come from management also said that funding a product was not difficult.

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