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Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Build agile factories of the future 

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In today’s fast-paced manufacturing world, the ability to adapt quickly to rapid change is a defining factor between manufacturers that merely survive and those that thrive. As they face ongoing challenges like rising costs, supply chain issues, and skills gaps, many manufacturers are building agile, smart factories to ensure a resilient and sustainable future. These…Read more

The power of partnerships: Microsoft Energy and Resources celebrates collaboration and innovation 

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June is a celebratory time at Microsoft. As we close out our fiscal year, it’s a moment to reflect not only on what we delivered as a team but also a time to look ahead to the exciting things we hope to accomplish in the coming year and beyond. None of these achievements would be…Read more

Digitizing case management to increase employee efficiency 

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I recently had the pleasure to speak with Michael Fermin, the Chief Assistant District Attorney for San Bernardino County, about a new solution they implemented to help their staff do their jobs even more effectively. I encourage you to watch the short video, which provides a great overview of how this system has benefited their office….Read more

The power of embedding sustainability in design 

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Earlier this year, Bloomberg News performed an experiment. They mounted tiny tracking devices on plastic bags used by a British retailer to track the journey of the bags after they left the store.1 In some cases, bags traveled as far as 2,000 miles from their point of origin. It is a classic example of the…Read more

3 ways technology can better enable connected care 

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COVID-19 has transformed healthcare and social services. Now, healthcare professionals are seeking to better utilize limited resources and manage care backlogs. They are also looking to work in multi-disciplinary teams, breaking down siloes to better coordinate care. Check out Microsoft for Public Health and Social Services to see how health and care providers are using new and…Read more

The new world of court proceedings requires new set of digital tools 

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Only a few years ago, the idea of justice being carried out in a virtual environment was reserved for special cases or circumstances. It had been discussed as a serious alternative to daily hearings being held in the courtroom and while it demonstrated merit, this was too drastic of a change.  While navigating our way through…Read more

Hannover Messe 2022: Empowering people for the future in manufacturing 

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After more than three years, we were excited to join global leaders and our manufacturing colleagues in Hannover, Germany at the world’s biggest trade show for industrial technology, Hannover Messe 2022.   Since we last met, Microsoft has released new solutions and capabilities to help our customers and partners thrive through this disruptive era. Most notably…Read more

Why the future of buildings is efficient, safe, and sustainable 

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Throughout my life, I’ve traveled to many places for work, pleasure, and education. Often with family, sometimes alone. Whether I am in Barcelona or Buenos Aires, Austin or Cleveland, Doha or Tel-Aviv, or closer to home exploring Manhattan, I’m always struck by the variation in the built environment. Of course, cities look different based on when…Read more

Microsoft at Eurosatory: Modernizing and enhancing the defense industry 

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We’re fast approaching the start of Eurosatory 2022, a global event that brings together the allied defense community. Here at Microsoft, our Defense and Intelligence team is thrilled to be back at Eurosatory after a COVID-19 induced hiatus. We’re eager to meet with you, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss digital transformation and commercial…Read more

Accelerate your journey to net-zero with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability  

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Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability. This release marks another step in our goal to empower organizations to accelerate their sustainability progress and business growth by bringing together a growing set of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) capabilities across the Microsoft Cloud portfolio plus solutions from our…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Boost supply chain resilience 

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Supply chain resilience, or the ability of companies to adapt to unforeseen challenges in production and distribution, has come into the spotlight due to COVID-19. Manufacturers are under pressure to prevent and minimize disruptions, and as a result, almost 90 percent of supply chain professionals plan to invest in ways to make their supply chains more…Read more