Join us at Microsoft Inspire

The biggest event in the Microsoft partner calendar, Microsoft Inspire, is back. Taking place from the 15th – 19th July 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Microsoft Inspire is where thousands of partners, Microsoft staff and industry experts network, learn and collaborate. Why should I attend? 1. For the first time, Microsoft Inspire is co-located with…


The 4IR story goes deeper…Untapped potential

Your customers might not realise how much the cloud does for them. If they’re sending emails from the office, catching up on TV at home, or taking photos on their phones, they’ll be using the cloud, and might not even know it. No wonder, then, that when it comes to recognising its potential for their…


Everything revolves around data

  The power of data is unescapable. As you saw in the last post, it can guide businesses towards what their customers want, to give them a service they won’t forget. But you’ll know that great customer service isn’t the only place data can lead. And the more data your customers build up, the more…


New and improved Partner Training from Microsoft

  Partner Training, our new central hub for readiness, is now live. Replacing Partner UpSkill, the new and improved site has been designed to help you easily navigate and browse our training courses and events, whether in-person, online or on-demand. We’ve added new functionality, such as the ability to filter by practice, expertise level and…


The 4IR story goes deeper… knowing the modern customer

Our last post talked about security – the foundation everything in your customers’ businesses should be built on. It’s about protecting their internal operations from external factors. And it’s not the only way the outside influences the inside. Customers (your customers’ customers, that is) are a big, diverse, sometimes fickle bunch. And they’re the biggest outside…


Securing the modern workplace

  “This is an era where every company is becoming a digital business.” That’s Jean Phillippe Courtois, our Vice President. It’s true. Last time, we looked at some of the ways cloud is driving this digital transformation. Multi-device and multi-sense working is one of those changes. It’s the kind of experience your customers get on…


Three key shifts in digital transformation

Digital transformation is a massive topic. And its importance feels impossible to escape. No wonder, then, that in five blog posts, it feels as though we’ve touched on just a few ways to use technology for change. Things like getting ready for the modern workplace. And the apps and devices customers will be looking for….


Getting the most from the Microsoft Partner Network

Whether you’re new to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) or simply keen to explore your partnership further, our recent MPN101 webinar series can help. Over the last few months, we’ve been running a number of live webinar sessions aimed at developing your understanding of MPN and showing the best way to leverage all of the…


Transforming infrastructure and apps in the next revolution

Previously, we’ve covered the modern workplace, business applications, and data & AI. In this final blog of the series, we look at how IT infrastructure and apps can be transformed to optimise business processes. In the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), the cloud has the power to turn the IT department into a revenue centre, rather…


How to improve your digital marketing

In our recent Modern Marketing blog series we spoke a lot about marketing transformation, and the importance of investing in a connected modern sales and marketing strategy. But how can partners ensure they continuously improve on the success of their investments? Content creation may be key, but with over 27,000,000 pieces of content shared every…