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Turn prospects into engaged customers with intelligent sales and marketing 

The selling landscape is undergoing fundamental changes, many of them driven by the effects of B2B customers’ experience as everyday consumers. Many retailers have created personalized, nearly immersive, online experiences for each customer. Consumers shopping for goods and services continually experience fresh and delightful interactions, from highly customized offers and recommendations to frictionless channels to...Read more

Five ways companies are transforming marketing 

Digital transformation is essential to thriving and growing – and in some cases, surviving – in nearly every industry in every corner of the world. Making that transformation with minimal internal disruption and positive outcomes is the central goal of many organizations. Every organization’s transformation must take careful consideration of its past, including legacy systems...Read more

How to organize successful modern events with ease 

In an era of increasingly sophisticated digital tactics, one question that is often raised is, “Are events still relevant?” Clearly the answer is yes for many companies. According to research by SiriusDecisions, B2B companies with revenues ranging from $100M to $1B devote between 30-40 percent of their marketing program budgets to in-person events. Their challenge...Read more

Weekly Webinars for the Business Applications Community for September 2019! 

Didn’t you wish there was some expert that would just explain how to use Dynamics 365 and Power Platform technologies? Purvin Patel brings his firehose of information to the community every Monday at 10am (Pacific) as part of a weekly webinar series.  You should expect deep dives, special guests, MVPs talking about cool things they...Read more

Podcast: Know what your consumers say, seek, and feel 

Business professionals such as product owners, marketers, and sellers are looking to find the right insights about their consumers. Traditional tools such as surveys and industry reports do not give timely and relevant insights and may have biases based on the audience surveyed. I recently participated in a podcast with Mark Smith, a Dynamics 365...Read more

Drive demand with account-based marketing 

Account-based marketing (ABM) can increase engagement, deal sizes, and conversions if it’s deployed for the right accounts at the right time. The challenge many organizations face is knowing how to customize an approach with the mix of ABM and broad-based demand strategies and tactics. In a new webinar, Jonathan Tam from SiriusDecisions joined me to...Read more

Unlock next at Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 

Get ready to flex your business application skills and pick up some new ones at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit. Coming to Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019, this is the place to dive deep with the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s new and next, and connect with...Read more

The essential tools you need to deliver a successful event 

Nearly 3 out of 4 people who engage with branded event marketing experiences are more likely to buy the products being promoted, according to the Event Marketing Institute. That’s great news for marketers focusing on experiential marketing campaigns. With the right process and tools, webcasts and in-person events can be one of the best ways...Read more

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...Read more

Introducing the Savvy Business Leaders podcast series 

Savvy Business Leaders is a five-episode thought leadership podcast series featuring industry-leading influencers and some of the leading brands tackling emerging business challenges facing leadership teams today. Host Bill Detwiler, Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research, interviews leading experts to dive into key areas of business transformation, from relationship selling to connected field...Read more

Four webinars for sales, field service, marketing, and business operations pros 

Our webinar series provides a wealth of insights from Microsoft experts, market researchers, and industry luminaries with one goal in mind: to help you optimize your business and accelerate digital transformation initiatives. The latest additions are essential viewing for professionals across sales, marketing, customer service, and finance. Modernize your sales productivity in hours, not days...Read more

Improve customer relationships with AI driven market insights 

While you’re reading this, there are millions of people talking about brands and offering their opinions about your services or products online. Unfortunately, many businesses have opted to pretend that these conversations aren’t happening and guilty of burying their heads in the sand. However, advances in artificial intelligence are now making it much easier to...Read more