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

Microsoft launches Modern Log Management Program to help federal agencies accelerate Cyber EO compliance 

The Biden Administration released guidance in August 2021 requiring federal government customers to rapidly move towards standardized and comprehensive log event management to improve the ability to detect, investigate and remediate cyber threats. Known as M-21-31, the memorandum both sets forth a federal logging maturity model and provides a new standard that is broadly applicable…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

Addressing critical K-12 education challenges using data and AI 

Serena Sacks-Mandel | General Manager, US Education Customer Success K-12 educators devote their lives to ensuring every child has the opportunity to learn, grow, and achieve their best. However, their work has become more challenging in the past few years. Issues of equity and access, social-emotional learning, and educational achievement have been exacerbated by the…Read more

Beyond the pharma supply chain crisis: Action and impact 

Supply chain disruptions have become commonplace: natural disasters, international trade tensions, cyberattacks, and global pandemics are just a few of the shocks that can immobilize pharma companies.1 With cargo ships waiting to unload in the largest ports around the world, energy prices driving inflation, and shortages of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and essential chemicals, there…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

Advancing cloud capabilities to meet national security missions 

National security mission leaders need the latest tools to deliver on critical mission objectives. At a recent Microsoft Classified Mission Clouds event, I met with customers and partners across the national security community to understand their mission needs and explore how Microsoft capabilities can help them serve their missions and solve their most pressing challenges….Read more

Microsoft expands on cybersecurity commitments for U.S. government agencies 

Fostering U.S. economic growth and prosperity hinges on our collective ability to create a safer world. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently met with President Biden, cabinet officials, educational institutions, and top executives from some of the largest tech, financial services, insurance, and energy companies to address the critical challenge of cybersecurity. As the White House…Read more

Uncovering new unknowns: How to approach EDR & logging Cyber EO milestones 

Our ongoing series on the Biden Administration’s Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO) has covered considerable ground to date — from demystifying the Zero Trust journey to providing strategies for securing critical software and classifying agency data — but there is still work to be done as we look ahead to the next wave of approaching milestones….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