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Mar 31, 2020

A lot has changed in the past month. The way we work and live has changed. All of us are living this new reality right now, juggling home and work, caregiving and breadwinning. At Microsoft, it's been inspiring to see and hear stories of how the tools we all work on are helping people stay connected and productive. We have learned a lot in a short time. Alex talks again with Microsoft CVP Jared Spataro, who has been on Teams calls with employees, and working with customers and partners of all sizes and sectors in how to best respond to the new reality.


Crisis response mode within Microsoft and beyond [02:30]

Can we still be productive? [12:30]

Can we do well by doing good? [28:45]


Resources and Links:

Alex Bradley | @amcgb | LinkedIn

Jared Spataro

Microsoft 365 | @Microsoft365 | LinkedIn

Microsoft Tech Community

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