How to be a Program Manager in Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We don't need program managers," said the agile leader. Surely, many of the responsibilities we expected of program and project managers have shifted since the pre-agile world. . Let's think about that for a few seconds.

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Apple Fires Program Manager Who Accused Bosses of Harassment, Intimidation

GizModo VR

Not two weeks ago, Ashley Gjøvik filed a complaint with the U.S. labor board charging her employer, Apple, with unlawful retaliation. She’d become too vocal, she said, about her experiences with sexism and concerns about safety in the workplace. The company wanted her stopped. Read more.

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Apple places female engineering program manager on administrative leave after tweeting about sexism in the office

The Verge

Apple has placed senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik on indefinite administrative leave after she tweeted about sexism in the office. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Apple fires senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly leaking information

The Verge

Apple has fired senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly violating the company’s rules against leaking confidential information. She also says that she faced harassment and bullying from her manager and members of her team.

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute CERT Insider Threat Program Manager Certification

CTOvision

They now offer a certificate program leading to an Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) certificate. Insider Threat Program Manager (ITPM) Certificate. The ITPM certificate program will assist insider threat program managers developing a formal insider threat program. Insider Threat Program Team Members. Insider Threat Program Managers. By Bob Gourley.

Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

CTOvision

Track sessions will focus on: Enabling Business Results with Big Data — How to enable agency programs that will yield enormous value through big data to deliver actionable information and measureable results. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Principal Product Marketing Manager, Informatica. Director of Product Management, Cloudera. Government is ever more reliant on data to deliver on mission and programs. By Bob Gourley.

Time To Rethink Channel Incentives And Program Management (CIPM)?

Forrester's Customer Insights

channel partners distribution channels - ISVs OEMs & VARs integrated marketing (cross-channel) partner & affiliate marketing partner relationship management (PRM) alliances channel Channel Data (CDM) Channel Incentives channel marketing channel sales Incentives Partner Programs Partner Relationship Management Shadow Channels Through-ChannelChannel incentives are used to improve indirect sales performance, orchestrate partners’ behavior, and engender channel loyalty.

Microsoft: Windows needs a minimum of 8 hours online to update successfully

TechSpot

David Guyer, program manager for Windows Updates in Endpoint Manager at Microsoft, writes on the Microsoft IT Pro Blog (via Bleeping Computer) that devices that don’t meet a certain amount of connected time are very unlikely to update successfully

Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson: FedRAMP PMO Releases First.

Cloud Musings

Late today the FedRAMP Program Management Office released the first list of certified Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs). qualifies 3PAOs according to two requirements: Independence and quality management in accordance with ISO standards. Cloudcuity Secure, Unified Cloud Management and Control Services. Currently, he serves as Vice President & General Manager Cloud Services for NJVC, LLC. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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Microsoft mitigated a 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack, one of the largest ever recorded

TechSpot

Amir Dahan, a senior program manager at Azure Networking, detailed how the attack that took place at the end of August was conducted. The attack was comprised of approximately 70,000 "sources" from the Asia-Pacific region including Malaysia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, and China. The U.S.

Azure Quantum drives data storage improvements

Venture Beast

As organizations continue to struggle to maximize storage utilization and optimize analyzing massive amounts of data, Microsoft is upping its focus on the “high promise of quantum technology,” Daniel Stocker, program manager, Azure Quantum technology, told VentureBeat.

Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Program Manager- Data Centers. Data Center Jobs

Fired #AppleToo Activist Files Labor Charge Against Apple

GizModo VR

The charge brought by former Apple Maps program manager Janneke Parrish swells the total count of… Read more. One of the key leaders of the growing #AppleToo movement has filed a charge with the U.S.

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Windows 11's DirectStorage tech will also come to Windows 10

TechSpot

Microsoft program manager Hassan Uraizee said the company is committed to ensuring that when developers adopt a new API, they can reach as many gamers as possible with it.

Data Center Jobs: McKinstry

Data Center Knowledge

At the Data Center Jobs Board, we have a new job listing from McKinstry, which is seeking a Electrical Program Manager in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Read More. Data Center Jobs

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture expands operations to Phoenix and Denver

GeekWire

The downtown Phoenix office is focusing on “avionics, systems engineering and integrated supply chain,” Blue Origin says on its career website, while the South Denver office will focus on “program management, systems engineering, avionics, software.

Get It Together — Now Is The Time For Marketing Resource Management

Forrester Digital Transformation

What Is A Marketing Resource Management (MRM) Solution? A tool or suite of tools that enables marketers to manage planning and budgeting, project and program management, collaboration and calendaring, content production, asset management, and performance analytics.

Now Is The Time For Marketers To Invest In Marketing Resource Management

Forrester Digital Transformation

What Is A Marketing Resource Management (MRM) Solution? A tool or suite of tools that enables marketers to manage planning and budgeting, project and program management, collaboration and calendaring, content production, asset management, and performance analytics.

Microsoft is (mostly) killing off Flash at the end of 2020

TechSpot

Now, Microsoft program manager Suchithra Gopinath writes that the company is dropping support for Flash Player in Edge, Edge Legacy, and Internet Explorer on December 31, 2020

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Xbox Just Made a Compelling Argument to Buy a Xbox Series X at Launch. If You Have the Right TV

Gizmodo

In a press release this morning, Jason Ronald, Director of Program Management for Xbox Series X, said that the company’s next-gen console will launch with thousands of compatible games—going all the way back to the original Xbox—all thanks to backwards compatibility.

Gartner Focuses on Algorithms as the Foundation to Digital Business

Social, Agile and Transformation

As I've been saying on this blog for some time (see posts on agile thinking, cultural practices, and program management) digital transformation is not a bunch of business driven projects that have a beginning and an end. Gartner filled their opening keynote with lots of advice for the Digital CIO.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Can Small Businesses use Windows.

Sean Daniel

Yours Truly (Sean Daniel) talking about MultiPoint Varvid ‘s Aaron Booker caught up with influential blogger and Microsoft SBS Program Manager Sean Daniel to discuss how Multipoint ‘s traditionally education-focused offering can also work well for small- to medium-sized businesses. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Friday, May 20, 2011. Can Small Businesses use Windows MultiPoint Server?

SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Small Business Server 7?Interview with.

Sean Daniel

Björn Levidow, Group Program Manager for SBS, tells us about some of the new enhancements in the next version of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008), currently called "SBS 7" for short. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, October 05, 2010. Small Business Server 7–Interview with Björn Levidow.

Boeing shifts its team leaders for space station and Starliner space programs

GeekWire

As a new commercial-centric era dawns for the International Space Station, Boeing is realigning its top managers for the space station program — and for the program that’s working to send Starliner capsules there and back.

Research shows Windows updates can take six hours to complete

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft program manager David Guyer wrote in a recent blog post that devices need a minimum of two continuous connected hours, and six total connected hours to install “quality and feature updates.” Editor's note: An earlier version of this story said some devices need up to eight hours of time connected to the internet to update; the story has been revised based on updated information from Microsoft.

Discovering Windows Server Codename ?Aurora? - SeanDaniel.com

Sean Daniel

Discovering Windows Server Codename “Aurora” HP has teamed up with Becky Och’s, one of our Senior Program managers on the team to talk about what’s in Windows Server Codename ”Aurora”, the new cloud integrated version of Small Business Server. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Monday, July 19, 2010.

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SeanDaniel.com [tech]: Windows Home Server ?Vail? Drive Extender.

Sean Daniel

Mark Vayman, a lead program manager on the Home and Small Business Server team just tossed out all the new features in Windows Home Server Drive Extender, version 2. SeanDaniel.com [tech]. Technology Tips, Tricks & News Home | Technical Blog |. Photo Blog | E-Mail Me. Tuesday, April 27, 2010. Windows Home Server “Vail” Drive Extender V2–New Features.

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Microsoft to make Windows Terminal the default Windows 11 command line experience

The Verge

Over the course of 2022, we are planning to make Windows Terminal the default experience on Windows 11 devices,” explains Kayla Cinnamon , a program manager for Windows Terminal at Microsoft. “We

Research shows Windows updates can take eight hours to complete

Computerworld Vertical IT

Microsoft program manager David Guyer wrote in a recent blog post that devices need a minimum of two continuous connected hours, and six total connected hours to install “quality and feature updates.” Windows devices that aren’t connected to the Internet for up to eight hours at a time are "very unlikely" to successfully update fully and properly, a recent Microsoft investigation revealed.

Improving the USMC’s Legacy Logistics System (GCSS-MC): A Business Opportunity

CTOvision

This includes modernization of GCSS-MC’s engineering, infrastructure, logistics and program management. Industries that are interested in helping SPAWAR System Center Atlantic (SSC LANT) improve a bloated old legacy system will be interested in the Global Command Support System Marine Corps (GCSS-MC). SSC LANT has been hired by Marine Corps to make this system faster. SSC LANT has formed an Integrated Product Team (IPT) (cross-functional teams. To read more please log in. Login.

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The Most Simple, Agile, Portfolio Management Tool

Social, Agile and Transformation

Today, I am going to share the most simple, agile, program management tool. It doesn''t require an expensive enterprise portfolio management tool and can be easily implemented in almost any SaaS database or workflow tool that can support lists and forms. about me agile planning cio it management project management I''ve implemented a versions of this tool in every organization I''ve been a part of for the last ten years.

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CTOvision Pro: A Subscription Based Research and Analysis Service

CTOvision

Enterprise architects, program managers and acquisition professionals gain insights into the rapidly shifting technology landscape. CTOvision Pro is our subscription based research and analysis service. CTOvision Pro provides subscribers with more in-depth research, analysis and reporting on topics that matter to enterprise IT.

What to expect in Windows 11: Former Microsoft PM Kevin Stratvert on the new upgrade

GeekWire

Stratvert is a former Microsoft program manager who left the company to focus full-time on his work as a YouTube creator, producing how-to videos about software and services from Microsoft and others. Come on, how much has really changed in Windows 11 vs. Windows 10?

Microsoft is finally fixing Windows 10 rearranging apps on multiple monitors

The Verge

The technical terminology we use to describe this problem is known as Rapid Hot Plug Detect (Rapid HPD),” explains Michelle Xiong , a program manager on the graphics team at Microsoft.

Ensuring Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19

Kitaboo on EdTech

Not only academic classes but corporate training programs have also been postponed or canceled. This team can comprise of employees from different departments who can share what training programs need to be conducted for each department.

At Microsoft Build, a tech demo reborn as a sitcom

Computerworld Vertical IT

But at this week’s Build event, Scott Hanselman , Microsoft partner program manager, brought back some of the fun with a non-keynote keynote that played like a sitcom. Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author.

Microsoft Word’s dark mode is getting even darker

The Verge

This has been a long-requested feature from many of Office Insiders and we’re excited to make it happen,” explains Ali Forelli , a program manager on Microsoft’s Word team. Microsoft is improving the dark mode in Word to make it even darker.

Spotlight on Cybersecurity Leaders: Diego Maldonado

SecureWorld News

Currently, Diego is serving as Manager of Cybersecurity Engineering at Leonardo DRS supporting the U.S. Diego is Project Management and CISSP credentialed. Diego will present a session on " How to Build an Effective Security Awareness Program."

Microsoft hands IT admins beefed-up Windows release health hub

Computerworld Vertical IT

This will be a phased rollout and we expect this information experience to be available to all applicable customers by the end of April," Mabel Gomes, senior communications program manager in the Windows group, said in a March 25 post to a company blog.

Microsoft pauses free Windows 365 cloud PC trials after ‘significant demand’

The Verge

We have seen unbelievable response to Windows 365 and need to pause our free trial program while we provision additional capacity,” explains Scott Manchester , director of Windows 365 program management. Image: Microsoft.

Former Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best joins Microsoft as director of global security risk operations

GeekWire

At Microsoft, Best will be “responsible for global virtual security operations team, intelligence, executive threat intel, special asset security, event security, travel security, security risk operations, security program management office (PMO),” according to her LinkedIn.

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Rethinking The Resume: How Marketers Should Market Themselves

Fountainhead

Instead, consider thinking about the CV as a “marketing data sheet” about you: You’re selling a unique, differentiated individual, with a career arc and set of achievements that will uniquely solve the hiring (and functional) need of the buyer (hiring manager). Hiring managers want that.