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

Sustainability for smart business 

Like all businesses, commercial businesses should pursue sustainability strategies because they enable them to respond to rapidly growing market interests. It’s not just the right thing to do, it’s smart business. The future of our planet, our society, and our people depend on all of us being good stewards of our environment. There are five Read more

The transformation for good imperative 

The world is very different today than it was just a year ago. The realities of COVID-19 have challenged us all.  The pandemic rearranged our health and wellness priorities while teaching us some valuable lessons.  When faced with a crisis, we’ve learned that health systems and health leaders are capable of agile transformation. One need only look at the heroic efforts of doctors, nurses, Read more

Manufacturing becomes more inclusive as AI enables hiring of workers with disabilities 

In a webinar entitled “The Art of Possible: Manufacturing Priorities that Will Define 2021,” Çağlayan Arkan, Microsoft’s VP of manufacturing industry shared: “From extreme disruption comes extreme transformation.”  His point is well taken. In the aftermath of the pandemic, supply chain has raced to the top of the news and manufacturing is centerstage. Arkan followed Read more

How to build business agility and resilience using data 

To some extent, the term resilience has become 2020 shorthand for “surviving a global pandemic.” But as technical professionals know well, the goal of resilience long predates the cataclysms we’ve faced this year. As Mark Russinovich, CTO, Microsoft Azure, states: “Resilience is the ability of a system to fail gracefully in the face of—and eventually Read more

Risk modeling in insurance: extending capabilities beyond cloud computing 

There have been many articles written about how supercomputing in the cloud aids in performing compute tasks faster and more cost-effectively. However, with this new capability, both business and IT decision makers are now focusing more on how to manage the much larger volumes of produced data. More model runs and more granular results have Read more

Rising to each new health and life sciences challenge 

Who would have thought when I made my 2020 health trends and predictions in January that our world would be upended by COVID-19? In a year marked by the health and economic crisis posed by a global pandemic, we’ve seen countless examples of the U.S. health and life sciences community rising to each new challenge Read more