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Microsoft, Curt Kolcun Funnel Millions to Veteran Jobs

Microsoft has announced the awarding of grants, new education, job training and placement programs to assist veterans and spouses build skills and resources valued in today’s civilian workforce. The technology giant is donating $2 million in cash and up to $6 million in software and IT skills training curriculum that …

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Microsoft’s Kathryn Mihalich Goes ‘All-In’

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Microsoft contracts professional Kathryn Mihalich about her approach to the profession: “Among Mihalich’s team of contracts personnel — 16, in all. And every last one of them, all-in. “‘Literally, ” said Mihalich, ‘we’re all-in, at all levels of the company.’ “For Mihalich and her team, that commitment …

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A-T Solutions Achieves Microsoft Gold Status

A-T Solutions has achieved Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status under the Microsoft Certified Partner program, granting the company access to Microsoft’s top-tier support experts and Microsoft software technology. “This certification from Microsoft will greatly benefit our customers, and it’s a huge accomplishment for our team.  Our new level of access …

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Microsoft’s Kathryn Mihalich Discusses the Current Contracts Environment

Microsoft Senior Director for Worldwide Licensing Solutions Kathryn Mihalich spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the challenges swirling around the current business environment. “It is the worst economy in a generation, ” she said. “All of the CIOs or IT directors in all of the public-sector space are facing mandatory budget cuts. …

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Microsoft, USO, Washington Nationals Team Up to Honor Wounded Troops, Curt Kolcun Comments

Microsoft teamed up with the USO and the Washington Nationals to honor wounded troops at Sunday’s game against San Francisco. As part of USO of Metropolitan Washington and Microsoft’s 4th Annual Salute to the Troops 200 wounded warriors, active duty military and family members honored at the game. “We’re honored …

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Curt Kolcun Talks Microsoft’s Partnership with ElectionMall.com

Noting that the Internet has become an indispensable political tool, Microsoft is partnering with ElectionMall.com to create Campaign Cloud. Powered by Microsoft and using ElectionMall technology Campaign Cloud is designed to “offer politicians a Cloud-based customizable platform set up to streamline the creation and management of online political efforts.” “From …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun Talks Social Media

Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun took to the blogosphere to discuss the maturation of social media tools. “As social media tools have matured, the Web has enabled more and more two-way conversations between leaders and the people they serve, as well as between candidates and voters. The result is a more participatory …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun Blogs on Broadband Access

Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector lead Curt Kolcun took to the blogosphere to share his thoughts on the broadband access. “Today, we build on the momentum of the FCC’s national plan and its call for public-private partnerships to improve broadband adoption.  I’m pleased to announce that Microsoft is joining a vibrant …

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Citrix to Support Microsoft’s RemoteFX Program

As part of a new collaboration agreement with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) will support the upcoming Microsoft RemoteFX technology platform. RemoteFX, which will be available in a future release of Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack 1, will allow all virtual desktops on a single Windows Server …

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Microsoft’s Teresa Carlson on ‘DigiGirlz’ Day

Microsoft is taking the lead in getting young girls involved and interested in math and science via their ‘DigiGirlz Day’ Initiative.  By introducing exciting IT career opportunities at an early age, the software giant hopes to spark a rise in female participation in the coming years. Microsoft says that in …

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