Joris Brauns, Microsoft MVP, talks creativity and why sharing knowledge is the key to getting things done and staying inspired Where do innovative tech pros get their brilliant ideas? For Joris Brauns, a Windows Insider and Microsoft MVP hailing from Antwerp, Belgium, being in a community of innovators and exploring projects together often lead to a host of tantalizing ideas.….
What drives extraordinary innovators to turn their ideas into reality? Often, a deeply personal experience serves as both inspiration and motivation. Peter Akech, a Windows #Insiders4Good Fellow working in Kenya, watched as his brother suffered from a severe skin disorder and struggled to find an effective treatment. It took nearly two years and eight doctors to properly diagnose Peter’s brother,….
Seventeen years ago, Aylin Atay started as an intern for the YWCA, attracted by its mission of ending racism and empowering women. Today, she’s the organization’s Director of IT and the head of an all-female tech team — an accomplishment that is even more notable given that women hold only 25 percent of all jobs in tech. “The YWCA’s mission….
We’re thrilled to introduce the winner of the Insiders in Action Contest! We asked Windows Insiders to enter the contest by showing us how Windows helps them do what they love. Beerend Hierck’s team at Leiden University Medical Center was selected as a winner out of nearly 350 applications received from over 75 countries. Thank you, Windows fans! Mixed reality….
Perspectives from a Windows Insider working in healthcare Helping hospitals keep up with rapidly evolving technology isn’t as simple as upgrading everyone to Windows 10. Marcio Correa, a senior systems analyst and Windows Insider based in Boston, Massachusetts explains: “One of the biggest challenges in healthcare is everything has to be HIPAA compliant—meaning most new software isn’t eligible for us….
As we look back on 2017, we at the Windows Insider Program are thankful for many things. Most especially, we’re grateful for the global Insiders who make our community so vibrant, sharing their suggestions, feedback, and enthusiasm. Their energy helps millions of people use Windows to accomplish amazing things. Today we remember just such an Insider, a phenomenal woman who….
You’ve got a brilliant IT idea that will make your organization more productive and better equipped to keep information secure. But what if your team is reluctant to change things up? Your challenge is to make the business case for internal innovation. Take a tip from Windows Insider Jennifer Eimertenbrink, who says “Companies have to be innovative with not only….
Thanks to these Windows Insiders, seniors are building confidence and skills with computers. In southern Michigan, a charming town called Coldwater is known for its apple and strawberry festivals. But one of the hottest spots isn’t in a guidebook — it’s the local Senior Center where up to 70 seniors come together to talk computers and Windows twice a week.….
After serving in Iraq, a disabled veteran’s mission is to help others. Growing up in Kansas City, Missouri, Zach Clark was “always building things and taking them apart,” driven by the challenge of figuring out how things worked. With a brother in the military, Zach saw himself also joining the armed forces, perhaps working in military intelligence. After the September….
Gabe Morado, Windows Insider and Microsoft superfan, chats with us about good marketing and what makes a brand come to life. Gabe Morado, based in Madrid, Spain, wears his love for Microsoft on his wrist. He decided to get the tattoo after winning the Windows Insiders to Campus competition in late 2014 because, “Interacting with Microsoft products isn’t just a….