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Achieving customer agility through e-commerce in the cloud 

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Retailer and consumer goods companies today live under constant pressure. Keeping up with the surge in e-commerce and multi-channel shopping, threading the needle of global supply chains,1 reimagining in-store experiences, and managing data volumes and privacy concerns just to name a few. Unfortunately, retailers of all sizes are too often caught flat-footed, and the lasting…Read more

Learn how technology and mental health meet in the future 

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During Mental Health Awareness Month, I can’t help but reflect on the impact COVID-19 has had on mental health and frontline worker burnout. Each year millions of people around the world face the reality of living with a mental illness, but during COVID-19 we saw many people overwhelmed by loneliness due to extreme isolation, grief…Read more

Tackling the digital future of travel with Microsoft and WTTC 

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Welcoming travelers back while still absorbing the shockwaves of COVID-19 has spurred a digital evolution for the travel and tourism industry. A rapid move to the cloud offers new ways of reaching customers—and introduces new risks. Travel and tourism organizations hold sensitive customer information, in addition to proprietary business data. People are eager to once…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: 3 ways to transform your manufacturing workforce 

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To keep up with the fast pace of digital manufacturing trends, today’s manufacturers need to build a capable workforce that can adapt quickly to new ways of working. However, studies show that many manufacturers are concerned about the challenges of attracting, retaining, and training effective employees. Only 60 percent of manufacturing chief financial officers say…Read more

Microsoft for Energy: Digitizing the energy transition and transforming the net-zero journey 

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Security, resiliency, and sustainability continue to be at the top of the agenda as energy companies advance digital transformation to improve safety, performance, reduce costs, and manage risk. To help our customers and partners on their digitization and decarbonation journeys, the Microsoft Energy team is engaging with the global energy ecosystem on multiple levels. Here’s a…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: New updates to further accelerate growth, innovation, and connected customer experiences 

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What’s new: Strengthening of partner opportunities, expansion into new markets, and enhanced customer experience capabilities Financial services organizations around the world have been focused on how to best accelerate their digital agendas. At the center of this modernization is the need to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time reducing…Read more

5 keys to the frictionless store of tomorrow 

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The objective of frictionless shopping, frictionless checkout, and autonomous stores is to improve the customer experience and increase convenience. Any of us can put ourselves in the shoes of a shopper and think about how nice it would be to never have to wait in line to give someone our money. I get that. However,…Read more

Microsoft at NAB: Showcasing the future of media and entertainment 

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So much has happened to the world at large over the past two and a half years and that is reflected heavily in our media and entertainment industry. The response to the pandemic, dramatic changes to global weather, and the rise again of geopolitical conflicts have all driven the acceleration of change in media and entertainment…Read more

Supporting customers in their cloud journey: Ongoing change requires ongoing partnership  

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Financial institutions are moving to cloud, including for material and core workloads, at an ever-changing pace.  The dynamics of this shift to cloud include not only the need to innovate and keep pace with competitive pressures, but also the need to enhance operational capabilities and infrastructure. Those operational enhancements include the high resilience cloud computing offers,…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Discover new ways to engage with customers 

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In today’s shifting manufacturing landscape, customer engagement is critical for organizations that want to gain an edge. In fact, 86 percent of manufacturers say that improving customer experience is a key differentiator1. However, now more than ever, manufacturing organizations are struggling to connect with customers, as they face eroding margins and the challenges of selling…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Transforming patient care through data and insights 

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The healthcare industry has been accelerating its digital transformation journey—addressing challenges to meet the needs of patients, providers, and payors. At the heart of this evolution is the need to connect disparate data sources to unlock end-to-end views of patients and resources. Capitalizing on this further is the opportunity for real-time communication and collaboration tools…Read more

High-performance computing for accelerated vehicle innovation 

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High-performance computing (HPC) is a set of computing, networking, and storage resources integrated and orchestrated to optimize workloads or applications in cloud-enabled environments. HPC enables optimization and orchestration of on-demand central processing unit (CPU), graphics processing unit (GPU), and other computing resources needed to run intensive jobs or workloads. An organization has several options available…Read more