Expert insights into future trends of the financial service’s industry 

Whether you’re using an electronic payment app to buy takeout for dinner, accessing full-service banking from a laptop at home, or trading cryptocurrencies, you’re probably aware the digital revolution in financial services is quickly moving forward. At Microsoft, we’re eager to see how the industry will continue to evolve. To gather a variety of opinions on Read more

4 AI Themes for Businesses in 2022 

What AI experts see next as the technology expands This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to view the embed. Activate the link to accept cookies and view the embedded content. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. AI Read more

Building Equity in AI: Insights from The University of Texas and Microsoft 

S. Craig Watkins is the Ernest A. Sharpe Centennial Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, an internationally recognized expert in media, founding director of the Institute for Media Innovation, and the Lead Principal Investigator for UT’s Good Systems Designing AI for Racial Justice research project. Before coming to Microsoft, Stephen Elkin served as Read more

3 strategies every SMB CFO can implement to create value 

The challenges of the past year have reinforced the importance for CFOs and other finance leaders of small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) to balance business execution in the present while investing in capabilities for the future. Historically, finance has focused on strategies that protect value. Since CFOs and other finance leaders often sit at the center of the decision-making conversations, these individuals are in a unique position to create business Read more

Just get started: accelerating a data culture in your organization 

I recently spent an hour with Mike Lampa at Great Data Minds, talking about enabling digital and data transformation in the enterprise. The entire conversation is worth a listen. However, I wanted to highlight a few key enablers to accelerate a data culture. Mike mentioned that he still sees many enterprises struggling to make progress, Read more

Digital transformation can improve clinical and financial outcomes 

The healthcare industry is in critical need of digital transformation as providers struggle with administrative burdens, fragmented care delivery, siloed data, and burnout. To effectively tackle these challenges, providers in value-based contracts need to quickly adapt to the digital transformation so they can improve care delivery and increase financial stability in the changing healthcare landscape. Read more

The key to digital transformation in banking 

Banking organizations worldwide are rapidly scaling transformation efforts to help their organizations compete more effectively in an increasingly digital world. While the largest organizations have invested heavily in changing business processes, products, and the use of technologies for years, smaller organizations are playing catch-up, rushing to serve the digital needs of consumers unable or less likely Read more

Enabling digital transformation in six key areas of transportation 

Government transportation agencies and transit authorities across the country share a universal commitment to protect and connect people as they drive on roads, highways and bridges or travel aboard buses, subways, streetcars, and light- and commuter-rail systems. Managing transportation systems that people rely on every day comes with great responsibilities, especially as agencies work to Read more

Microsoft and RSM: Holistic Disease Management Solutions 

Overview For more than 30 years, RSM has been providing Microsoft Dynamics implementations for customers across industries from the basic “out of the box” model to a complex architecture featuring automation, dashboards, system integration and custom development. I recently sat down with Phillip Haase, Principal overseeing Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Public Sector Practice at Read more

Re-envisioning the insurance industry with the use of intelligent tech 

Data is the driving force behind recent innovations in many industries, insurance being one of them. The innovation that we’re seeing currently—and will continue to observe in the years to come—is being driven by data and the tools that will enable data to be stored, collated, analyzed, and utilized. Looking ahead, the process of becoming Read more

The Power of a Purpose-Driven Career: Insights from Women Leaders in Government 

Mary Kaye Vavasour, Senior Program Manager, Web Applications at Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and Kim Nelson, Executive Director of State and Local eGovernment Solutions at Microsoft, met just this year and have built a professional alliance with a combined 80+ years of working with technology in the public sector. The two recently sat Read more