Enabling sustainable supply chains with data 

Customers and shareholders increasingly expect manufacturers to be proactive on sustainability and social responsibility—and to be transparent about those results. PwC reports in their “ESG Reporting: Getting Started” report, published in January 2022, that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is trending toward increasing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting….Read more

Partnering with resilient and dedicated CROs 

>If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught the world, it’s the importance of working together, particularly within the health and life sciences community. From the initial U.S. emergence of the coronavirus in early 2020, we’ve had the opportunity to partner with some of our industry’s top pioneering professionals at contract research organizations, or CROs….Read more

The Cybersecurity Executive Order: What’s Next for Federal Agencies? 

U.S. economic growth and prosperity hinges on our country’s ability to secure our most critical assets and invest with confidence in innovative technology that the American people can rely on. The Biden Administration’s Cybersecurity Executive Order (EO) emphasizes cybersecurity as a national priority, and represents a bold step in outlining concrete actions to strengthen security…Read more

Celebrating educators for elevating learning in an uncertain world 

As K-12 schools, colleges and universities across the nation finish or near the close of the regular term, we are celebrating educators for once again elevating learning in this second school year of teaching in an uncertain world. Our Microsoft team is honored to support educators spanning the primary to higher education landscape, helping them…Read more

Four disruptive strategies for leading in finance 

Chief financial officers (CFOs) and other finance leaders have an incredible opportunity to create value for their organizations. As workforces across industries pivot to adopt hybrid environments, finance plays an important role in defining how organizations build resilience in the face of significant challenges and uncertainty. Four strategies we have seen our customers successfully employ…Read more

Addressing Audit Log Storage for U.S. Federal Government Customers 

At Microsoft, we offer a rich set of robust security and compliance capabilities in Office 365 and Microsoft 365. One of these is the ability to better understand account activity – like documents accessed, and mailboxes accessed – through audit logs to assess if, how, when, and to what extent a security incident has occurred….Read more

Commitment to compliance in pharma and life sciences 

Over a year has gone by since the beginning of the global pandemic, and it’s clear that the pharmaceutical industry and COVID-19 vaccines are at the center of everyone’s attention. Calls for quick and rigorous development of a COVID-19 vaccine have given way to the equally important demand for rapid distribution. Because of this unprecedented…Read more

Learnings from GreenBiz 21: Just How Big is the ESG Data Challenge? 

At this year’s GreenBiz 21 conference, the drive to act to address climate change and social equity challenges was palpable. Bill Gates highlighted the ambitious goals for Breakthrough Energy, followed by a thoughtful discussion about human rights and social justice with Sanda Ojiambo, CEO of the United Nations Global Impact. The conversation was inspiring, and…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