Philippines’ startups look to improve cooperation and community with new organisation

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AT THE 4th Geeks on a Beach (GOAB) startup conference in Bohol, Philippines, stakeholders from the local startup community have made a firm resolve to collaborate better through an umbrella organization, which is seen to enhance access to capital and government support. Dubbed StartupPH, the effort will “unite [the community’s] efforts and create a more efficient and […]

My Microsoft TWC report on efficiencies of migrating to the Cloud including rapid deployment, flexible growth, greener IT and reduced costs.

Microsoft Trustworthy Computing

My company had taken great strides in reducing its costs and carbon footprint while facilitating employee collaboration. Office 365 has enabled our company to take a giant leap forward in these areas (read more..)

Bobby Jimenez, Big Data Panel Speaker at Echelon, Asia’s largest Tech Conference

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Big Data has made Big Promises – everything from changing how you innovate to how you engage with customers. It is a big term and can be hard to grasp. Therefore, the panelists of this session began by defining what big data meant to them (read more..)

E27 Online Review: Microsoft Surface Pro – Welcome to Singapore!

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June 3rd marks the Singapore release of Microsoft Surface Pro – this milestone completes the family of Windows Surface devices in general availability since the release of the Windows Surface RT last April 5th. So what is a Surface Pro? My micro summary: It’s a PC in tablet form. Surface Pro is a full featured […]

My Perspective on Cloud Security & Privacy – Bobby Jimenez writes for ‘Microsoft Secure Blog’

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A year ago my company decided to move to the cloud with Office 365. Having done two years’ worth of homework, including meeting various cloud vendors, I decided that Office 365 was the right solution. Now, 18 months down the line, the aim of this article is to report back on my experience as a […]

BOBBY IN THE NEWS – CIO ASIA ARTICLE

CIO Asia News Article with Bobby Jimenez

CIO Asia News Article titled – Cloud improves cost and time savings for SMBs: Microsoft. Read the full article here. Microsoft believes SMBs who are on the cloud spend less time and money managing information security. And it has the results of a survey to prove its case.A total of 96 Singapore companies each having […]

Windows 8 Starts Here – Bobby on Windows 8 and New Win8 Devices, Article in e27.sg

Bobby at the Singapore Windows 8 Launch

An invitation to the Singapore Windows 8 launch party on Thursday, October 25th was one of the highlights of my year so far (yes I am a super geek!) I was eager to (literally) get my hands on the long-awaited Windows 8 powered touch-enabled hardware for the first time since I installed Windows 8 on […]

Bobby in the News – MIS ASIA

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MIS-Asia piece about my Office365 project. The article is titled: “Singapore energy firm saves US$80,000 from server-related costs with Office 365”. Read the full story here. Moving to Microsoft’s Office 365 has helped an energy consulting firm based in Singapore to save up to US$80,000 this year. The savings are achieved when the company reduced […]

Fixed! Microsoft Windows 7 & Outlook search not working, cannot access the specified device path or file.

I thought to post this article to hopefully save you from hours of frustration in trying to fix this issue – Problem: Windows search does not display any results, the message “see more results” returns an error message: search:query=(Your_Search_item) Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions […]

Microsoft Office 365 Beta – Press Conference

Bobby with Microsoft COO Kevin Turner

I was invited by Microsoft to attend a couple of events related to the launch of their Office 365 Beta product in Singapore. The first was to be part of a panel of 3 experts to share my experience of rolling out the new cloud based solution. The second was to speak at a press […]