Office 2016: Reinventing productivity and business processes

­How people work has changed dramatically. But one constant is that everyone wants to get more out of every moment of their life — after all, our time is the scarcest commodity. That’s why Microsoft has set a bold ambition to reinvent productivity and business process in this mobile-first, cloud-first world. Today’s release of Office 2016 is a big step forward. We designed it to help change the nature of … Read more »

Empowering people to do great work

President Obama and Satya Nadella

On Thursday, Satya Nadella participated in the White House “Champions of Change” event, where President Obama honored individuals who have helped bring about change for working families within their companies, communities or organizations. Nadella introduced the President and spoke about the policy Microsoft recently announced to ensure our suppliers provide 15 days of annual paid time off to their U.S. employees who are doing substantial work for Microsoft. I have … Read more »

A data culture for everyone


In a mobile first, cloud first world, one of the most fascinating truths is that data is not only consumed but also generated at accelerating rates and exponentially increasing quantities. As computing becomes ubiquitous, engineers and developers are creating new form factors and cloud services that fit into all the nooks and crannies of everyday life. Car dashboards, light switches, HVAC systems, sneakers, etc. Nearly all interactions and experiences between … Read more »

A cloud for everyone, on every device


In my initial remarks as CEO, I spoke about how Microsoft is embracing the new “mobile-first cloud-first” world. I’ve gotten great feedback around this declaration from customers, employees and partners who are excited to see us communicate this commitment so emphatically. I’ve also been asked a number of interesting questions about the language I used. A common one is actually the simplest and most important to answer: How can two things … Read more »