August 2006 - Page 3 of 3 -

Microsoft to reshuffle.

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Well to most of you who are thinking about Microsoft’s corporate front here is some news. There has been a series of reshuffling happening in Microsoft, in keeping with Microsoft’s mantra about serving customers better, there has been some reshuffling inside the corporate and would come into effect once Vista is released. By the way the new version of windows is all set to release in early 2007. As far as reshuffling is concerned, Valentine Senior Vice President of the Core Operating System Division will be transferred to another area of the company, while Jon DeVaan would lead windows operating system. Gary Flake and his team who has been serving the Windows live labs would move up to the Platform division and would report to Ray Ozzie. Amitabh Srivastava corporate Vice President of COSD will directly work under Ray Ozzie.

Good luck everyone, we would have to wait till the release of Vista to find out how these changes help Microsoft to serve better, and what new strategies would come into play to make Microsoft as a company stronger and to boost the confidence level of the shareholders.

Changing face of Open source

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Women are being encouraged by Open source to join them, through their project Fedora. For a start the women can work in the project called ‘Fedora Women’ as coders. Open source has been inviting women to join them and to make Open source a platform for women to show their skills and talents. It is time that organisations start realising the potential of women and to encourage them as a community as a whole. Well this has bought about a debate in the Open source community. As in all debates some support the Fedora women and some feel that supporting only women wouldn’t help and equal importance to both men or women should be given. All said and done I am sure the fairer sex is the happier lot and this encouragement would go a long way in bringing about great confidence in them.

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