It’s a BYOD world, but you still need to eat your own dog food

Gigaom

Dogfooding is the yucky-sounding policy of many tech companies that try to mandate their employees use that company’s products (and only that company’s products) at work.

As Microsoft(s msft) launches Windows Server 2012, preps the release of Windows Phone 8 later this fall, and more people bring their own smartphones and tablets to work, the debate gets more relevant. If you use your own iPhone(s aapl) while working at Microsoft, are you a traitor to the cause? (Microsoft gives employees a phone stipend, but only for Windows Phone devices.)

Over the weekend, Jeff Shuey, a former Microsoft developer platform evangelist raised the  “should you eat your own dogfood,” issue again in a blog post.

Shuey cited current Microsoft insiders who said the answer is definitely yes. That if employees are not troubleshooting and using their own products, they’re not working for the greater good and should be fired. Shuey’s own…

View original post 319 more words

Advertisements

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

plerudulier

Recipient of whatever I feel like sharing | Pensées partagées

WSantos's Blog

All things Microsoft (and whatever else crosses my mind)

Pimpf : Drifting somewhere...

All those elements that make me complete...

An infinity of hypotheses

The Biologue Chronicles

Comics have the Power

Comics have the Power !

Les Bulles de Bourgogne

« La Lecture est une amitié » Proust

Les trouvailles de Georgette

Trésors du domaine public et des licences libres : une sélection de la bibliothèque Georges Brassens, Paris 14e

Urbanisme - Aménagement - Fiscalité

Consultant et Formation en Urbanisme

Le Blog de Nicolas Beretti

Avec de l'entrepreneur et de l'auteur à l'intérieur

iROCBlog

L'information Revisitée et Ouverte aux Citoyens

Thierry Borne

RIEN N'EST IMPOSSIBLE

Le Monde selon Jane

Très politiquement et surtout très incorrect...

ecosphere

Medias et économie numérique par les chiffres, les idées et les rencontres

Cybercriminalité

Tout sur la cybercriminalité

800.000 feignasses!

800 000 enseignants: 6 mois par an? 20h par semaine? Mais non!!

Electrek

Charge Forward

%d bloggers like this: