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Reflecting on Microsoft’s Oil & Gas Leadership Summit 

On Tuesday, Microsoft hosted the inaugural Oil and Gas Leadership Summit in Houston, Texas. We were honored to have distinguished guests from EY, EgonZehnder, Chesapeake Energy, and the McChrystal Group join us. Digitization is transforming the oil and gas industry. The opportunity for top line growth and operating profit expansion is breathtaking, and the future...Read more

Exploring leadership in the digital age, Learning From Leaders, Episode 1 

By: Katie Martell | Unapologetic Truth- Teller and Marketing Consultant I have a reputation for being an “unapologetic truth-teller” in the world of business, and the truth of our digital age is that change is the only constant. From marketing to finance, human resources to engineering, each function is redefining its norms to keep pace...Read more

How a mindset shift transformed our finance department 

When culture and technology align, transformative things can happen. By shifting its mindset to embrace the cloud-based digital tools of modern finance, Microsoft’s finance department has been able to optimize internal operations and drive business partners to action. Adopting the tools and techniques of modern finance can increase productivity, impact, and influence for your own...Read more

IT + OT + ML = Intelligent Manufacturing 

Guest Author: Jomit Vaghela | Cloud Solution Architect, US EC Industry, Microsoft In collaboration with the National Association of Manufacturers   Factory of the Future. Smart Factory. Industry 4.0. Digital Transformation. Every survey, article, and trend report points to one common theme to fulfill the promises of these buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence (AI). In my view,...Read more

Putting the Customer First: Lessons in Account-Based Engagement 

Author: Carrie Holmes | Director, Account Based-Engagement, Microsoft US David Ogilvy, one of the founders of Ogilvy & Mather advertising agency once wisely said, “Don’t count the people you reach; reach the people that count.” These words are especially important today. With the advances of technology across advertising, marketing and sales, we have shifted our...Read more

Microsoft Business Applications Summit: Learn how to drive value with new Dynamics 365 releases 

Transformation is the topic on everyone’s mind these days, and for many business leaders, it’s a daunting prospect. Many are facing inflexible legacy systems, siloed data sources, and processes running in isolation. And they’re looking for a new approach. They’re looking for solutions that turn one-off interaction into ongoing engagement. They want to offer their...Read more

Rebranding the finance team 

2019 is the year of the rebrand with Forrester predicting that more businesses will start to focus on emotionally resonant and useful customer experiences...Read more