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Azure AD and third-party apps: It’s a bigger deal than you might think!

Howdy folks, Today I’ve got a new batch of data to share that I hope many of you will find interesting and useful. Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD works well with a ton of applications and that our app gallery features over 2,800 pre-integrated third-party apps. (Third-party meaning apps...

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Serving AI with data: A summary of Build 2017 data innovations

This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Data Group This week at the annual Microsoft Build conference, we are discussing how, more than ever, organizations are relying on developers to create breakthrough experiences. With big data, cloud and AI converging, innovation & disruption is accelerating to a pace never seen before…....

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Delivering AI with data: the next generation of the Microsoft data platform

This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Data Group Leveraging intelligence out of the ever-increasing amounts of data can make the difference between being the next market disruptor or being relegated to the pages of history. Today at the Microsoft Data Amp online event, we will make several product announcements that…...

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Microsoft’s open approach to networking

At Microsoft, we’re focused on enabling our customers by supporting all the technologies they depend on, and collaborating across organizational and industrial boundaries to bring the best possible…...

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Identity Admins rejoice: Azure Active Directory meets Power BI!

Howdy folks, We’ve heard from many of our largest customers that it’s critically important to them to have easy access to information that helps them understand how their employees and partners are using Azure Active Directory. That understanding allows them to plan their IT infrastructure, to increase usage and maximize the business value they get...

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The CIO of PayPal Talks About Managing the IT Behind One of the Industry’s Most Famous Divorces

Today I start a really interesting conversation with Brad Strock, the CIO of PayPal. Brad has the distinction of executing a very rare feat in the field of IT: Overseeing the unbelievably complex technical requirements that accompanied the divorce of PayPal and eBay. Brad shares some great inside info on that process, as well as...

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