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How Frette modernized a heritage brand on Dynamics 365 

One might think that the world’s oldest brands are least resistant to change—as if innovation and heritage are opposing ideas in business. Instead, we can learn a lot about endurance in modern business from retail brands that have adapted to change for decades or, in the case of luxury linen maker Frette, for more than...

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Growing the Microsoft and Adobe cloud partnership 

Last week, I had the opportunity to spend two days at the Adobe Summit, where our longstanding partnership with Adobe grew deeper and stronger. The momentum around Adobe and Microsoft was palpable, and I’m thrilled that we’re offering our mutual customers best-in-class solutions to provide great experiences for their customers. It was an exciting week...

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Transforming manufacturing with intelligent business applications 

Manufacturing has been a driving force for industrial and societal transformation for centuries. Next week, at Hannover Messe—the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology—decades of industrial technology innovation at Microsoft is intersecting with Industry 4.0. As Industry 4.0 ushers in new technological advances to improve operations, competition and customer demands are keeping pace. Customers...

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New AI, mixed reality business solutions lead the way for Microsoft Dynamics 365 

Today at Microsoft Business Forward in Paris, France we connected with hundreds of global business leaders to share our vision for Microsoft Business Applications. In addition, I had the privilege to unveil new Dynamics 365 AI and mixed reality applications, and new solutions to help businesses unlock deeper insights from data across their organizations. The...

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Microsoft Business Applications for Healthcare: Empowering teams for exceptional patient experiences 

This week at the HIMSS 2019 conference, the healthcare IT community will explore solutions to the most urgent challenges facing modern health. Microsoft will share new innovations to help health organizations navigate the complex technology transformations needed to deliver modern patient experiences that promote successful treatments and well-being. The Microsoft Healthcare team will showcase intelligent...

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The innovations and brands reshaping retail experiences in 2019 

This week, at NRF 2019—Retail’s Big Show—we’re excited to showcase both new innovations that will transform retail in 2019 and retail brands we’re working with to reinvent the customer experience, including Dr. Martens, Goodwill, and Stefano Ricci. Knowing your customer has never been more critical. Success is ever more dependent on harnessing data—everything from customer...

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October 2018 release: customer momentum, new content and announcing 2019 Business Applications Summit 

At Microsoft Ignite 2018, James Phillips and I shared the main stage to showcase real stories from organizations leveraging Microsoft Business Applications to disrupt business as usual and innovate to meet the changing expectations of customers. Now it’s your turn. Today we’re introducing new videos that showcase what’s possible and the opportunity to join the...

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NFL Players Association and Dynamics 365: Extending players’ careers off the field 

The National Football League regular season kicked off last week, and that means millions of fans are breaking out team jerseys, updating their fantasy rosters, and—for the most devoted of fans—closely tracking every touchdown and tackle as the season progresses. These “data-driven” fans have a unique perspective on the season—with access to sophisticated apps and...

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Why industry leaders are making the switch to Connected Field Service 

Change across organizations, markets and industries is usually steady and predictable, with occasional jump starts that can spark innovation—typically fueled by the intersection of new technology with market demand. This phenomenon is happening right now in Field Service as competitive pressure forces organizations to rethink how to keep customers satisfied by ensuring 100 percent uptime...

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Need a model for retail’s digital transformation? Follow Hickory Farms’ lead 

Few retailers have stood the test of time like Hickory Farms. For generations of families in the U.S. and Canada, including mine, Hickory Farms invokes memories of holiday gift baskets brimming with specialty meats, gourmet cheeses, and festive treats. And no family trip to the mall was complete without a stop at the Hickory Farms...

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