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Decision-based stakeholder mapping: How to influence the people who matter 

In school, CliffsNotes got me through Literature class. I was thankful for the quick Notes version to keep all the character relationships straight in the classics from Shakespeare, Marlowe, or Homer. Identifying the key players and their motivations in enterprise decision-making can be just as confusing. Having a short list of the people you need...Read more

Winning the modern-day consumer in the world of consumer goods 

Eighty percent of consumer goods CEOs think their operating model is at risk.1 Why is that? Simply put, given how fast consumer preferences and the retail landscape are evolving, consumer goods businesses are being challenged to keep pace like never before. Consumer motivations and expectations are rapidly evolving. Good for me and good for theRead...Read more

How to win with IoT in the digital marketplace 

This blog is the fifth in a series highlighting our newest research, IoT Signals. Each week will feature a new top-of-mind topic to provide insights into the current state of IoT adoption across industries, how business leaders can develop their own IoT strategies, and why companies should use IoT to improve service to partners and...Read more

Powering genomics tools and analysis with cloud computing 

Microsoft continues to work alongside researchers and industry partners to bring cloud-based genomics analytics tools and solutions to the market. These solutions are critical in deciphering the code embedded in our individual and collective genetic blueprint. A better understanding of the genetic code will be important for improving diagnosis, developing new precision therapeutics, tailoring treatments,Read...Read more

How tech has changed three key roles in finance 

Dylan Dias | CEO, Neal Analytics These are exciting times to be in finance, as artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation,and roboticsare playinga rapidly increasingrole in the field. These technologiesenable CFOs to work higher up the value chain,and savvy use of this tech also frees up bandwidth across multiple functions within finance. Three roles accountant,analyst, and...Read more

How tech has changed three key roles in finance 

Dylan Dias | CEO, Neal Analytics These are exciting times to be in finance, as artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation,and roboticsare playinga rapidly increasingrole in the field. These technologiesenable CFOs to work higher up the value chain,and savvy use of this tech also frees up bandwidth across multiple functions within finance. Three roles accountant,analyst, and...Read more

How tech has changed three key roles in finance 

Dylan Dias | CEO, Neal Analytics These are exciting times to be in finance, as artificial intelligence, machine learning, automation,and roboticsare playinga rapidly increasingrole in the field. These technologiesenable CFOs to work higher up the value chain,and savvy use of this tech also frees up bandwidth across multiple functions within finance. Three roles accountant,analyst, and...Read more

Trends in private wealth management 

It’s fascinating to think about Microsoft’s role in driving technological innovation in private wealth management, one of the core areas of focus for the Capital Markets business in FY20. In late August, I attended Market Group’s Annual Private Wealth Florida Forum where I moderated a panel discussion on asset allocation, discussing how wealth managers balanceRead...Read more

Microsoft takes to the skies with UAS program for DOI 

When a hiker goes missing or a large-scale natural disaster unfolds, it is often the remote pilots at the Department of the Interior (DOI) who respond. Increasingly, instead of traditional aircraft, remote pilots maneuver unmanned aviation systems (UAS), or drones, on these critical missions. That is why Microsoft is proud to provide DOI’s Office ofRead...Read more