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Steven Guggenheimer

Corporate Vice President - AI & ISV Engagement

As a Microsoft Corporate Vice President I spend my energy helping customers and partners on their adoption of Artificial Intelligence while also helping ISVs partner with Microsoft on developing a new generation of Line of Business SaaS offerings based on Microsoft’s Dynamics, Power Platform, Office and Azure cloud platforms. I have worked in the technology industry for more than 20 years and spent close to a decade leading Microsoft’s efforts to create a more vibrant ecosystem across both hardware and software as the leader of our OEM & DPE/DX teams accordingly, along with a variety of leadership roles across the Microsoft product portfolio.

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Customer experience team meeting at large table smiling in discussion.
Every customer is unique. Their industry, their size, the regions they operate in, their business model, and even their culture make them distinct from other firms. At Microsoft we believe it’s important to serve our customers with platforms and services that empower them to achieve more. With this as our North Star mission, we work...

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Three business people talking outdoors by a tree.
ISVs have until October 15th to recertify Dynamics 365 applications in the AppSource marketplace. One of our most important goals for the Business Applications ISV ecosystem is ensuring that every application in the AppSource marketplace is of high quality. Apps in the marketplace are software as a service (SaaS) based offerings. This is important for everyone involved – customers...

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Two coworkers walking down the hallway talking.
Every organization is becoming a data company, striving to manage and extract value from volumes of data across departments, from traditional sources such as operations, finance, sales, and marketing to digital sales and marketing initiatives, and new observational sources like device telemetry and customer sentiment analysis. The struggle most organizations face is managing data stashed...

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Two men sitting in charis talking over lunch
Next week at Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas, Microsoft will host our annual partner conference where our company wide vision will be shared, including Microsoft Business Applications. The Business Applications Total Addressable Market (TAM) is predicted to be at $125B by 2022, and 57 percent of this will be driven by ISVs. Dynamics 365 and...

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Two colleagues sitting down at a laptop at an event.
Today we presented a few updates for ISVs at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, an event focused on diving deep into Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform, including a roadmap and preview of what’s coming next. Here is a quick overview of the updates to our Industry Accelerators, the ISV Development Center program, recertification, and...

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Two men sitting in charis talking over lunch
Microsoft Build 2019 is here, and thousands of developers are learning about the latest technologies, sharing best practices with colleagues, and writing lots of code. Last week I wrote about business applications sessions to see at Build, and on Monday I discussed updates for helping ISVs (independent software vendors) and developers be successful from both...

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Men sitting in a meeting
By 2022, the business applications market will reach USD 125 billion—a 43 percent increase from 2018—with independent software vendors (ISVs) projected to drive 57 percent of the business applications business*. To help position our ISV partners for success, we are introducing a modernized ISV program that provides technical, marketing and sales benefits to help accelerate...

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