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Microsoft at DISTRIBUTECH International: Innovation and technology for the power and utilities industry  

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The power and utilities sector plays a critical role in building a sustainable energy future while providing safe, reliable, affordable, clean energy to homes and businesses. As a technology innovator and partner of the industry, the Microsoft Energy team looks forward to participating in DISTRIBUTECH International in Dallas, Texas, from May 23 to 25, 2022,…Read more

Achieving customer agility through e-commerce in the cloud 

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Retailer and consumer goods companies today live under constant pressure. Keeping up with the surge in e-commerce and multi-channel shopping, threading the needle of global supply chains,1 reimagining in-store experiences, and managing data volumes and privacy concerns just to name a few. Unfortunately, retailers of all sizes are too often caught flat-footed, and the lasting…Read more

Hannover Messe 2022: Manufacture a resilient and sustainable future with Microsoft 

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It’s been a long three years since we last invited you to join us at the manufacturer’s primary showcase event Hannover Messe in Germany, where we last mingled in person in 2019 with 220,000 of our manufacturing colleagues from around the world to share and explore the leadership and innovations on display. In those three…Read more

Tackling the digital future of travel with Microsoft and WTTC 

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Welcoming travelers back while still absorbing the shockwaves of COVID-19 has spurred a digital evolution for the travel and tourism industry. A rapid move to the cloud offers new ways of reaching customers—and introduces new risks. Travel and tourism organizations hold sensitive customer information, in addition to proprietary business data. People are eager to once…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: 3 ways to transform your manufacturing workforce 

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To keep up with the fast pace of digital manufacturing trends, today’s manufacturers need to build a capable workforce that can adapt quickly to new ways of working. However, studies show that many manufacturers are concerned about the challenges of attracting, retaining, and training effective employees. Only 60 percent of manufacturing chief financial officers say…Read more

Microsoft for Energy: Digitizing the energy transition and transforming the net-zero journey 

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Security, resiliency, and sustainability continue to be at the top of the agenda as energy companies advance digital transformation to improve safety, performance, reduce costs, and manage risk. To help our customers and partners on their digitization and decarbonation journeys, the Microsoft Energy team is engaging with the global energy ecosystem on multiple levels. Here’s a…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: New updates to further accelerate growth, innovation, and connected customer experiences 

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What’s new: Strengthening of partner opportunities, expansion into new markets, and enhanced customer experience capabilities Financial services organizations around the world have been focused on how to best accelerate their digital agendas. At the center of this modernization is the need to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time reducing…Read more

Accelerating payments modernization in the cloud with SWIFT 

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Over the last few years, financial institutions have been through seismic changes in the global economy. Among them has been the rapid increase and adoption of digital payment methods and the emergence of new cloud-native payment providers. To keep pace and unlock new value, these institutions are prioritizing the need to modernize their payment infrastructures…Read more

Microsoft at NAB: Showcasing the future of media and entertainment 

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So much has happened to the world at large over the past two and a half years and that is reflected heavily in our media and entertainment industry. The response to the pandemic, dramatic changes to global weather, and the rise again of geopolitical conflicts have all driven the acceleration of change in media and entertainment…Read more

Maximize first-party data with Microsoft Cloud for Retail 

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While most everyone politely accepted the role the industry webinar played these past 24 months, last month Shoptalk gathered nearly 10,000 retail luminaries live and in-person in Las Vegas. The event was held from March 27 to March 30, 2022, at Mandalay Bay for the industry’s biggest reunion yet. Shoptalk 2022, my first in-person event…Read more

Supporting customers in their cloud journey: Ongoing change requires ongoing partnership  

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Financial institutions are moving to cloud, including for material and core workloads, at an ever-changing pace.  The dynamics of this shift to cloud include not only the need to innovate and keep pace with competitive pressures, but also the need to enhance operational capabilities and infrastructure. Those operational enhancements include the high resilience cloud computing offers,…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Discover new ways to engage with customers 

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In today’s shifting manufacturing landscape, customer engagement is critical for organizations that want to gain an edge. In fact, 86 percent of manufacturers say that improving customer experience is a key differentiator1. However, now more than ever, manufacturing organizations are struggling to connect with customers, as they face eroding margins and the challenges of selling…Read more