5G powered modern connected apps bring solutions to industry problems 

Fueled by the rapid expansion of the cloud, 5G helps create a new application paradigm and paves the way for a new breed of network-intelligent applications. These modern connected apps use 5G technology to enable ubiquitous computing, create a more flexible interface, and extend connectivity from the cloud to the edge, even powering new discoveries Read more

How technology is powering sustainability 

Unlocking data is critical for organizations striving to achieve sustainability goals. Many businesses see challenges in how to effectively record, report, and analyze the data they need to reduce their environmental impact.  Read more

How technology enables sustainable smart cities 

According to United Nations projections, sixty-eight percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. The migration to urban centers is accelerating the need for digital transformation as government and city leaders face increasing pressure to make cities safer, accessible, sustainable, and prosperous. Read more

Enabling sustainable supply chains with data 

Customers and shareholders increasingly expect manufacturers to be proactive on sustainability and social responsibility—and to be transparent about those results. PwC reports in their “ESG Reporting: Getting Started” report, published in January 2022, that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is trending toward increasing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting. Read more

Eliminating data silos to support value-based care 

A top health system in the country was struggling with the challenges of a fragmented infrastructure. The pandemic was causing additional strain on their systems, and they realized their clinical infrastructure was not scaling to meet changing needs. Read more

AI-driven compassionate lending: Better for banks and customers 

Delinquency rates have been low during the pandemic. However, forbearance, social policies, and fiscal relief are phasing out. Institutions must be prepared for an oncoming bubble of non-performing loans (NPLs). As EY stated in a recent blog post, “With large swathes of retail customers and small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) expecting to need financial assistance to avoid Read more

Embracing hybrid work in professional services 

I’ve seen many professional services companies that were early adopters of hybrid work due to the knowledge-based nature of their practices. However, as we all know, the pandemic dramatically accelerated the shift, proving that hybrid work could scale. Read more

Using digital technology to advance maternal health 

To help improve the health of mothers and babies, Microsoft US Health and Life Sciences (HLS) is taking action through PowerMom, a consortium of health and technology companies, advocacy groups, and community health centers led by the Scripps Research Digital Trials Center. Together, these organizations work to advance research into maternal wellbeing. Read more

Inspire your frontline workers and elevate your employee experience 

The more you empower these workers with technology to help them stay engaged across your organization, while also enabling them to better serve your customers or complete specific jobs, the bigger the impact they are likely to have on your business and organizational goals. Our recent Work Trend Index Special Report, “Technology Can Help Unlock Read more