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

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

Hybrid work and the year ahead 

Like many of you, I’m looking at 2022 as an opportunity to continue evolving as a leader and to experiment with new ways to help my team thrive in a hybrid world. I talked a bit about what I think is next for hybrid work in my post last month. That’s why for this year…Read more

Reflecting on another year that redefined work 

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. What a year it’s been. As leaders, we’ve continued to…Read more

Building a sustainable nursing workforce of the future 

Our Microsoft U.S. Health and Life Sciences organization has collaborated with frontline health organizations and professionals over the course of the pandemic to better support patient needs and address emerging issues and opportunities. That’s why we were once again proud to join Johnson & Johnson and SONSIEL (Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Leaders)…Read more

GxP Compliance starts with proper vendor assessments – and here’s how you can do it effectively even remotely 

Welcome back. As we continue to build up your secure, resilient, and compliant environment, we now must cover another foundational and required step: the vendor assessments. It is a mandatory regulatory requirement to conduct these assessments, however, the physical audit is not mandatory. The need for analytics, high-capacity storage, and increased computing power has expanded…Read more

Improving access to care with NurseHack4Health solutions 

May was clearly the month to celebrate nursing, with May 6 designated as National Nurses Day, International Nurses Day following on May 12 and our third NurseHack4Health, May 14-16. It was a pleasure to join 30-plus Microsoft volunteers who supported this hackathon, empowering 645 participants from over 30 states and more than 20 countries who…Read more

How mixed reality enables pharma innovation in a new world of hybrid work 

The pharmaceutical industry recently stunned the world by developing multiple COVID-19 vaccines faster than anyone thought possible. Intensive collaboration using advanced technology made it possible.  Pandemic-driven changes in how people work create new hurdles—but also new opportunities. For example, restrictions on in-person work often made it impossible to have experts on site. Microsoft HoloLens and Dynamics 365 Remote Assist helped manufacturers get back to work by enabling highly skilled professionals to work…Read more

Transforming health by caring for those who care for us 

Molly K. McCarthy MBA, RN-BC | National Director, Health Providers and Plans Industry, Microsoft Kathleen McGrow DNP, MS, RN, PMP | US Chief Nursing Information Officer, Microsoft Kelly Larrabee-Robke, MBA, MS, RN | US Chief Nursing Officer, Microsoft The challenges faced by healthcare worldwide in the last year have resulted in unprecedented challenges and remarkable…Read more

Changing the way the world views Down syndrome 

When I was a junior at Greensburg Central High School in Western Pennsylvania, I volunteered for the Special Olympics. Roger, the athlete I was partnered with, made such an impression on me because of his complete and utter joy in participating in various sports events. I returned my senior year and again had the pleasure…Read more

Resilience to thrive in the face of change 

Register for the Microsoft Resilience at Work US Summit, February 4   If characteristics define a person, then three that are critical to me are resilience, agility, and a passion for leveraging technology to solve human challenges. Before joining Microsoft, I founded and led a strategic advisory and information management services firm called Resigility, a…Read more