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Let’s help clinicians turn their focus back to patients 

Working in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. It can be a chaotic place, and too often the systems are years behind. Healthcare organizations are carefully balancing how to enable a more personalized patient experience, improve outcomes across the care continuum, and reduce costs. Improving the work-life health of providers is also increasingly...

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Data sovereignty for defense 

Just like all organizations, defense agencies have a lot to gain by moving from an on-premises environment to the cloud—including more effective communications with allies and partners....

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Winning the modern-day consumer in the world of consumer goods 

Eighty percent of consumer goods CEOs think their operating model is at risk.1 Why is that? Simply put, given how fast consumer preferences and the retail landscape are evolving, consumer goods businesses are being challenged to keep pace like never before. Consumer motivations and expectations are rapidly evolving. Good for me and good for the...

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How to win with IoT in the digital marketplace 

This blog is the fifth in a series highlighting our newest research, IoT Signals. Each week will feature a new top-of-mind topic to provide insights into the current state of IoT adoption across industries, how business leaders can develop their own IoT strategies, and why companies should use IoT to improve service to partners and...

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Powering genomics tools and analysis with cloud computing 

Microsoft continues to work alongside researchers and industry partners to bring cloud-based genomics analytics tools and solutions to the market. These solutions are critical in deciphering the code embedded in our individual and collective genetic blueprint. A better understanding of the genetic code will be important for improving diagnosis, developing new precision therapeutics, tailoring treatments,...

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Trends in private wealth management 

It’s fascinating to think about Microsoft’s role in driving technological innovation in private wealth management, one of the core areas of focus for the Capital Markets business in FY20. In late August, I attended Market Group’s Annual Private Wealth Florida Forum where I moderated a panel discussion on asset allocation, discussing how wealth managers balance...

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Microsoft takes to the skies with UAS program for DOI 

When a hiker goes missing or a large-scale natural disaster unfolds, it is often the remote pilots at the Department of the Interior (DOI) who respond. Increasingly, instead of traditional aircraft, remote pilots maneuver unmanned aviation systems (UAS), or drones, on these critical missions. That is why Microsoft is proud to provide DOI’s Office of...

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MFG Day: Creators wanted to manufacture a better future 

Manufacturing—and the technology that makes it more intelligent—is shaping our future in exciting ways that benefit manufacturers, their employees and customers, and the world at large. Supporting responsible and sustainable manufacturing aligns with Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We showcased Augmenting human intelligence: The future...

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The outlook for financial services in a hyper-connected world 

The theme of last week’s Sibos 2019 financial services event in London was, “thriving in a hyper-connected world.” Having been in banking for more than 20 years, it’s a very fitting message for an industry that is in the midst of an incredible amount of change. While financial services organizations are certainly facing challenges driven...

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