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Create a sense of purpose with hyper-personalized experiences 

Volunteers and donors are the lifeblood of the non-profit world. Their contribution is often immeasurable, with life-changing impact to the individuals and communities they help. Although they should be treated the same way as a valued customer, in reality, they encounter less than inspiring experiences. The moment they opt-in, or donate time or money, they...Read more

Customer journey orchestration: The next frontier of connected experiences 

A decade ago, marketing was focused on guiding the customer through predictable stages of awareness, consideration, and purchase. We were relatively assured that if we reached x number of eyeballs, we could expect y number of responses and z number of conversions. That world no longer exists. Eighty-one percent of consumers1 want to purchase from...Read more

Deliver personalized digital customer engagement with Dynamics 365 

Consumers and businesses are increasingly turning to digital platforms for relevant product and service information, making it critical for companies to effectively meet and exceed customer expectations through digital services and technology. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is helping organizations meet this challenge by connecting and unifying commerce and marketing activities. By bringing together solutions such as...Read more

Make every interaction count with customer journey orchestration 

Since the onset of the digital age, customer behaviors have radically evolved. As new technology emerges, customers’ expectations for brands continually align with digital evolution. However, the pandemic has brought along a significant, unexpected shift in both customer behavior and expectations. With lives upended and livelihoods being affected around the world, consumers have been forced...Read more

Announcing Dynamics 365 Marketing customer journey orchestration GA, it’s a game changer 

In engaging customers today, we need to be heard above the noise, and we need to deliver creativity and uniqueness to each customer in the moments that matter. Customers are looking for value and for companies to address their needs on their terms. Companies now can start with a deep understanding of their customers and...Read more

Turn attendees into loyal customers with Microsoft Teams and Dynamics 365 Marketing 

Change. Adapt. Grow. Words we have had to embrace over the past 15 months as we’ve had to change the way we do business. As we start to emerge from the pandemic’s isolation and restrictions, we’re entering a world of a new normal. As consumers, our expectations are higher. To meet ever-changing customer expectations, successful...Read more

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing customer journey orchestration preview now available 

All businesses operate in a competitive environment and customer experience (CX) is top of mind as we rise to today’s challenges of finding ways to differentiate, delivering on business goals and meeting increasing customer demands. Customers expect great experiences from the companies they interact with and companies that deliver superior experiences build strong bonds with...Read more

Highlights of the Dynamics 365 Marketing 2021 release wave 1 

Since last year’s release wave 2 for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing, we’ve been hard at work refining and enhancing product features across the board that can help you up your CX game. Read about highlights from three capabilities that will launch with Dynamics 365 Marketing 2021 release wave 1....Read more

Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams: extend collaboration across teams 

Think about the time spent between the moment you open an email or chat, find, and reply with the requested information, and then get back into the flow of your work. Add up those minutes-long interruptions, and you begin to realize why we often can’t finish everything on our to-do lists. We want to dramatically...Read more

Drive personalized interactions with real-time customer journey orchestration 

We are announcing real-time customer journey orchestration capabilities in Dynamics 365 Marketing will be released for public preview as part of the April 2021 Wave 1 updates in Europe and North America. This landmark innovation brings together the worlds of customer experience and marketing automation and is designed to help businesses....Read more

Changing the customer experience for better customer connections 

While we may not have adequate measurement, one of the lasting repercussions of shutdowns, closings, quarantines, and widespread work-from-homes due to the pandemic will be to propel a shift toward a B2C-type experience within B2B impacting how customers expect to be understood and communicated with. It will also compel chief marketing officers (CMO) and marketing...Read more

How healthcare organizations can share information securely 

With the global disruption of the pandemic, healthcare organizations are particularly challenged to promote telehealth services and engage patients and providers while adhering to strict compliance and security regulations. Marketing automation and customer data platform (CDP) tools such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Marketing and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Insights are expanding the ways in which...Read more