Management Excellence – by Eugenia Sawa

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As we head into the NBA Finals, my mind turns to Erik Spoelstra and the unique situation he is in.  With the finals starting tonight, I think about how Erik Spoelstra’s role as head coach of the Miami Heat, a team of very strong individual players each with their own strengths translates to the world of high technology and people management. Understand your players – Understand your team – how…

Microsoft Online Services as a Supply Chain? Really?

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Yes, really!  My name is Carri and I am the Director of Sourcing Operations within the Data Center Services team here at Microsoft.  I have been in the Seattle area for 15 years, working organizations with hard-core manufacturing and supply chain focus.  When you think of supply chain, companies such as Starbucks, Amazon, Boeing, PACCAR, etc. all come to mind, but not usually Microsoft.    Wow! I was surprised when…

United Way of King County Day Of Caring

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September 24th was United Way of King County day of caring in which corporations volunteer for various community projects. Online Services Division had the opportunity to help out at Atlantic Street Teen & Family center, where they painted numerous multi-purpose rooms. Atlantic Street Center’s Mission is to help families and communities raise healthy and successful children and youth. They also pooled money together to donate an Xbox 360 console and…