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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.​​

Today, our planet is facing some of the most pressing challenges we have ever experienced. By the year 2050, the world will need 70 percent more food when we reach a population of nine billion. Half a billion people in the world face severe water scarcity all year round. In our latest episode, we learn how Microsoft and EY are partnering together to leverage the power of technology to help feed our growing world. Çağlayan and Rob Dongoski, Global Agribusiness Leader at EY, tackle some of the big issues.

Watch episode 5 of Digital EmpowermentAccelerating Precision Agriculture with EY

  Episode 5: Digital Empowerment: Accelerating Precision Agriculture with EY

Çağlayan Arkan and Rob Dongoski, Global Agribusiness Leader at EY, explore how to ensure food production can outpace our population growth using precision agriculture. Learn about Microsoft and EY’s unique partnership and how together, our companies are developing a broad set of technologies to help solve some of the biggest environmental challenges of our time.

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Episode 4: Digital Empowerment: A preview of Microsoft at Hannover Messe 2018

At Hannover Messe 2018, Microsoft, together with our customers and partners, will share how advanced technologies—including artificial intelligence, machine learning, digital twins and more—can fuel three very powerful digital strategies that will transform your business forever. Çağlayan Arkan shares a preview of the exceptional innovations you will see in our booth.

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  Episode 3: Digital Empowerment: Smart manufacturing innovation with ABB

In a special episode of Digital Empowerment, Çağlayan Arkan sits down with Rami-Johan Jokela, Group VP and Head of Digitalization at ABB to discuss how Microsoft and ABB are partnering to push the boundaries of innovation. Rami shares his insights on smart manufacturing capabilities with ABB Ability, digital transformation best practices, and strategies for the leader. Learn first-hand from one of the world’s leaders in industrial automation.

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Episode 2: Digital Empowerment: Microsoft’s Big Bet – Industrial IoT

In this episode, we explore how Industrial IoT is changing the basic rules of how manufacturing is done, affecting new product introductions, accelerating the evolution into digital factories, enhancing supply chain performance, and delivering innovative field services. The results are tangible in terms of cost, margins and increased productivity. Çağlayan Arkan will show you how Microsoft empowers manufacturers with IIoT strategies, solutions and advanced technologies.

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Digital Empowerment graphic Episode 1: Digital Empowerment: Strategies for the digital leader 

Microsoft’s Çağlayan Arkan walks you through the steps you need to take to develop a framework for manufacturing transformation, rethink the conversion of data to outcomes, reinvent your business processes, and transform your business models.

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