Notes: from an IT Service Shop

Griswold, Geoff
July 2010
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2010, p172
Trade Publication
An interview with Bill Frizzell, Global Hospitality & Travel/Tourism chief technical officer (CTO) for Microsoft Corp., is presented. When asked about the company's mission in the hospitality industry, he says that they aim to increase staff productivity, enhance guest experiences, and streamlining personal computer (PC) management. He comments on the company's efforts to move its products onto Windows 7. He mentions its online monitoring method that confirms proper activation of Windows 7.


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