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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

Why you should select an integrated platform for MarTech needs 

When building a marketing technology (MarTech) stack, both the best-in-breed and single vendor approaches have their benefits and drawbacks. Today’s business realities has marketing operations teams and business leaders re-examining the best way to get necessary tasks accomplished: “one-for-each” or “one-for-all”. A changing landscape Digital transformation is driving marketing leaders to make decisions between two...Read more

Ways you can deliver quick and agile customer experiences 

The past six months have highlighted how difficult it is to stake out ground when the landscape is constantly changing. The world has changed, and that, in some way, is a part of most conversations. Businesses, corporations, and enterprises are responding by searching for trends, pouring resources into data collection and analysis, and trying to...Read more

Key learnings from emergency communications 

One very unsettling aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic is how it has exposed weaknesses in the communications plans that are meant to helpful. But in this moment, a communications cacophony rules. Medical and governmental authorities have messages they need to get to everyone. Businesses have a set of specific messages for employees and another set...Read more

Microsoft is a customers’ choice in CRM lead management 

In another era, people will talk was a warning. Today, it’s a distinction. Gartner’s most recent Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer: CRM Lead Management, names Microsoft as a 2020 Customers’ Choice for CRM Lead Management. This recognition comes from the opinions and evaluations gathered under the Gartner Peer Insights program, which gathers opinions...Read more