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In the Digital Empowerment video podcast series, Microsoft General Manager of Worldwide Manufacturing & Resources Çağlayan Arkan will guide you through your journey to become a digital business. Learn what it takes to lead in this new era of transformation. Understand how to re-envision existing business models and embrace different ways of bringing together people, data, and processes to create value for your customers. And discover best practices from your peers as Çağlayan shares stories of success from enterprises that are leading with digital.​​

As we talk to manufacturers every day about digital transformation, few people realize that Microsoft is a manufacturer within our own right. In the past few years, we have undergone our own operational transformation, using the same solutions, services, roadmaps and strategies that we advise for our customers. In a rare and candid interview, Çağlayan Arkan and Mark Klinkenberg, Microsoft’s director of sustaining product engineering, open up about Microsoft’s successes, failures and lessons learned from the transformation of our own supply chain.

Watch episode 6 of Digital Empowerment: Lessons learned from Microsoft’s digital transformation journey

Episode 6: Digital Empowerment: Lessons learned from Microsoft’s digital transformation journey

In this episode of Digital Empowerment, Çağlayan Arkan and Mark Klinkenberg, Microsoft’s director of sustaining product engineering, take a rare look inside the digital transformation of Microsoft’s own supply chain. Learn how to get started on your own journey, including keys to success, mistakes to avoid and learnings along the way. Whether you are just beginning your transformation, or you are well on your way to leading with digital, Çağlayan and Mark share critical advice we can all learn from.

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