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Celebrating our Microsoft Cloud for Industries partner ecosystem 

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Our largest partner event of the year is Microsoft Inspire from July 19 to 20, 2022. To kick it off, let’s reflect on the amazing achievements of our Microsoft Cloud for Industries partners this year. From the launch of our first industry cloud in 2020, our partners have been key to our mission to help Read more

Microsoft Inspire 2022: Empowering partners to drive transformation in every industry 

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The Microsoft partner ecosystem plays a central role in our joint customers’ success and allows us to scale more quickly. Our partners develop innovative solutions across a range of industries and lead customers on their digital imperatives journey. I am looking forward to our biggest partner event, Microsoft Inspire, where you will learn how Microsoft enables 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

Microsoft Cloud for Retail and the role of partners 

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It’s that time of the year again. Not to start a gym membership or return gifts…it’s that time of year where retailers reflect on holidays past and question if there was room to do more for their customers: faster delivery, seamless returns, relevant recommendations, efficient customer service without the pain of waiting and listening to Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Partnering to manufacture a more resilient and sustainable future 

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A few months ago I laid out the 5 manufacturing trends driving the need for an industry cloud including my passionate and research-substantiated belief that partnerships and ecosystems are more critical than ever to manufacturing a resilient and sustainable future. As observed by Catherine Kniker, Chief Strategy Officer, PTC: “Manufacturing edge environments, are remarkably complex Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Partnering for the next generation of patient care 

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In a data-first world, healthcare organizations depend on their ability to gain and access insights from data. Helping our customers to digitally transform means breaking down the silos for data flow across the continuum of care. Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare partners are helping these organizations and frontline healthcare workers to create a connected care experience Read more

Leveraging the value of our partnerships to empower Defense and Intelligence 

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Microsoft has developed one of the largest technology ecosystem in the world, which provides opportunities for our partners in the defense industrial base to digitally transform and deliver mission capability. With our partners we seek to: Help securely advance missions across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace to promote stability and security for people, nations, Read more

How IoT tracking in retail supply chains drives ROI 

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The return on investment (ROI) story behind internet of things (IoT) tracking in retail supply chains is compelling—especially for shipments with a high inventory value, cold chains, or when on-time delivery is critical. With specialized IoT sensors, retailers can keep tabs on location and other valuable information like temperature, humidity, and vibration. This real-time insight Read more

3 ways retailers are using AI to innovate in-store operations 

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Retailers looking to increase customer satisfaction while decreasing costs are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to transform operations. Retailers use AI in the cloud to process large volumes of data to deliver online product recommendations or to optimize demand forecasting. With the advent of AI-optimized hardware and container-packaged analytics applications, retailers are now applying AI at Read more