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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...Read more

Microsoft acquires Orions Systems to expand Dynamics 365 capabilities 

Helping organizations maximize the potential of their observational data The role of computer vision is rapidly expanding to include helping businesses run better and increase earning potential. Retailers, for example, can better manage their physical spaces by gaining a deeper understanding of customer behavior. However, most brick-and-mortar retailers lack the right data to track real-world...Read more

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...Read more

2020 release wave 1 launches with new apps and over 400 features 

Today marks the official start of the 2020 release wave 1, kicking off the deployment of new applications and hundreds of new capabilities and updates across Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform. This release lands at an unprecedented time for business and society. We are providing support and resources for organizations on the frontlines...Read more

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...Read more

New AI features connect and extend insights across the organization 

Today we’re unveiling new and enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities across Dynamics 365 applications, as well as a new solution to help project-centric services organizations transform their operations. Joining more than 400 new and updated features in the 2020 wave 1 release, these new capabilities expand a fast-growing set of applications powered by AI-driven insights, and further propel our vision to empower every organization...Read more

Expanding our vision for retail with Dynamics 365 at NRF 2020 

Retailers experienced more change in the last decade than nearly any other industry, a trend that is not likely to slow as we enter 2020. The only certainty in the new decade is the need for technologies that help retailers stay nimble, relevant, and anticipate customer needs and shopping preferences. As my colleague Shelley Bransten,...Read more

Announcing RPA, enhanced security, no-code virtual agents, and more for Microsoft Power Platform 

It’s a privilege to work with global organizations every day to help them compete and innovate in a modern, data-driven economy. Our goal with Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform is to help your organization drive more impactful business outcomes and take proactive actions that will uniquely position and differentiate your business in the...Read more

Release wave 2 launches with over 400 updates, new apps, and industry solutions 

2019 release wave 2 launches with new applications and hundreds of capabilities across Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. Today marks the general availability of more than 400 new feature updates and capabilities across Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. This release wave—one of our largest to date—showcases our continued investment in artificial intelligence to...Read more

Industry Accelerators: Rapidly deploy solutions specific to your industry 

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...Read more

Accelerating innovation with Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform 

Every year, we bring together thousands of Microsoft partners from around the world to celebrate, connect, and learn about what’s coming in the next year. Just last week, I had the chance to join this year’s Microsoft Inspire with 13,000 of our partners in Las Vegas, and it was an amazing week full of energy...Read more

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...Read more