Alysa Taylor articles

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Alysa Taylor
Corporate Vice President, Azure & Industry

Introducing Microsoft Customer Experience Platform: A solution for connected customer experiences 

Engaging with customers in today’s world is multifaceted, spanning everything from generating that initial spark of interest, to closing a sale and nurturing the relationship, to delivering exceptional ongoing service and support. Today, those experiences are often disconnected, and customer relationships are fragmented. On top of that, our expectations as customers have risen dramatically. We

Across your business, collaborate in the flow of work with anyone, everywhere 

Four essentials to collaborate as one business, everywhere. Across every industry, we’re all navigating the new world of hybrid work. Together, we’re building a blended model that enables more flexibility in when, where, and how people work, and that model is here to stay. But organizations can’t let flexibility turn into separate, disjointed work efforts—they must enable the entire organization to operate as one business,
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Accelerating business transformation with Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform 

We have seen a breakthrough year for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. Across industries and around the world, we’re seeing companies leveraging Dynamics 365 to create impact faster, break down barriers, adapt to a rapidly changing environment, and innovate across their business. Dynamics 365 continues to grow quickly, with 45 percent revenue growth
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Live from Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2021: Moving forward faster, together 

It’s amazing how much change we’ve seen across the world in a year. One year ago, all of us were adapting to a world in lockdown. At today’s Microsoft Business Applications Summit, the worldwide community comes together still dealing with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as challenges continue to reverberate across industries—from

NRF 2021: enabling retailers to reimagine the road ahead with Microsoft Business Applications 

Truly engaged, always connected The past year has brought complex challenges for retailers of every size, and in response many have quickly pivoted their businesses to adjust. With store closures during lockdown, retailers leveraged Microsoft Dynamics 365 to facilitate new purchasing options for their customers, such as shipping from stores and click and collect. Once
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Partnering with C3.ai and Adobe to re-invent CRM with AI 

As organizations worldwide continue to respond and react to a new business climate, we have seen more clearly than ever that the traditional approach to business applications is no longer sufficient. Organizations need a new class of business applications that provides the agility to see and respond to emerging trends, new opportunities, and potential risks
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Under the hood of the Mercedes-Benz Virtual Remote Support system 

At recent virtual events, we have talked about the need to build resilience into every layer of the business—empowering people with technology to innovate and adapt to constant, often unpredictable change. This week, during a Q&A session at Interop Digital 2020, I was asked for real-world examples of resilience-building in action. Mercedes-Benz was top of

New investments to help partners enable resilient organizations worldwide 

This morning, I’m honored to welcome thousands of Microsoft partners from around the world to Microsoft Inspire. On a virtual stage, broadcast live and then available to view on-demand, I’m sharing how partners are helping organizations navigate the current crisis, and detailing new investments across Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform to help partners
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MBAS 2020: Moving forward, together 

Today, we’re hosting the first-ever fully digital Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Just six weeks ago, the community expected we would be together this week in Dallas, Texas. Now, of course, we are looking forward to connecting with you virtually. In these past weeks, every business has shifted focus to adjusting to new and unexpected challenges, and doing so at lightning speed. Our team has mobilized efforts to help organizations stay connected to
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Resources and support for our global customers impacted by COVID-19 

This post has been updated on June 15, 2020; for the most up-to-date information on Dynamics 365 offers, see Microsoft offers. Over the past weeks, Microsoft has mobilized global teams to support communities and organizations affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform teams are working closely with organizations on
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The innovations bridging health sciences and business in 2020 

The decade’s first global health crisis has placed the spotlight on the need for healthcare technology that can prevent and solve the world’s critical health challenges. This last week, Microsoft shared progress on innovations helping to meet these objectives. Today, we’re spotlighting intelligent health and business solutions from Microsoft Business Applications that empower health providers