Sorry for the downtime

Last Updated on Monday, 30 April 2012 05:23 Written by Mire_B Monday, 30 April 2012 05:23

Sorry for the downtime guys. Had to resolve some issues with the hosting provider that even if unrelated to codenamewindows.com, still impacted this website. The site should be functioning under normal parameters.


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Why Does Microsoft Talk Windows 8 for Fiscal Year 2012?

Last Updated on Thursday, 7 July 2011 12:38 Written by Mire_B Thursday, 7 July 2011 12:38

Now why do you thing that MS is talking Windows 8 for its fiscal year 2012? I have a hunch, it’s just a hunch, but I’m more than sure that some of you can guess why. Just to put it in context, Microsoft’s fiscal year 2012 has just started on July 1st, and it will end on June 30th, 2012.

 

Product Marketing Manager Job

Date: Jul 1, 2011
Location: Bellevue, WA, US
Job Category: Marketing
Location: Bellevue, WA, US
Job ID: 760295-45569
Division: Marketing

 

Are you looking for large revenue accountability, in Microsoft’s largest subsidiary, driving the most important foundational product in the Microsoft stack? Are you excited by managing the holistic product marketing strategy plan end-to-end, and making key investment decisions to make direct impact on business results? Do you love the thrill of delivering marketing execution in an increasingly dynamic market environment? If “yes” – please read on.

Windows 7 has quickly become the fastest selling and fastest growing operating system in history, and while the momentum remains strong – there is still much work to be done to maximize revenue impact and upsell, change competitive perceptions, and ready our customers and partners for the launch of Windows 8. The US Windows Client team is the group on point to deliver all of this. We are looking for a star performer to drive business in some of largest US customers within the Commercial Enterprise space. As the Commercial EPG (Enterprise and Partners Group) lead , you will have direct revenue accountability and will be responsible for landing key EPG related scorecard metrics and KPIs.

In this role, you will work closely with EPG subsidiary marketing and field marketing teams, as well as field sales and support teams to drive the FY12 execution plans, and land the Windows 7 and Windows 8 story in the framework of our Flexible Workstyle solutions (virtualization, security, and streamlined management). To be effective in this role you will drive deep relationships with the segment teams and field constituents and provide actionable insight into the business by identifying opportunities and responding to needs/gaps in current programs, infrastructure, and core product content. This senior role requires a truly dynamic business leader.

The Windows Commercial EPG Lead will:

- Deliver FY12 Windows Client revenue targets for Commercial EPG (~$450M)

- Land Windows 7, Windows 8 and “Modernize the Desktop” business priority and “Flexible Workstyle” campaign via marketing plans and strategy

- Be the Lead Product evangelist, product expert, and spokesperson to the segment – Deliver business insight, strategy and analytics in monthly reporting rhythms (MBRs, ROBs, etc.)

- Manage pre-sales motion by optimizing opportunities through POCs, case studies, and pipeline reporting

- Drive key business objectives including Windows Client attach to EA, and Desktop Virtualization and Management through MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack) attach

- Act as the key point of contact to the Commercial EPG segment teams and provide strategic direction to the WW Windows BG

- Drive FY12 Joint Marketing Planning efforts for Windows Client through the US EPG segment Core Competencies: Confidence, Impact and Influence, Cross-Boundary Collaboration, Customer and Partner Connection, Interpersonal Awareness, Market Analysis & Opportunity Identification


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Download Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) RTM

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 June 2011 10:24 Written by Mire_B Tuesday, 28 June 2011 10:24

Here are the download links for the first service pack for Office 2010:

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049) 32-bit Edition

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049) 64-bit Edition

Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2460049) 32-bit Edition contains new updates which improve security, performance, and stability. Additionally, the SP is a roll-up of all previously released updates.


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