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…

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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…

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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….

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Data and AI Announcements at Microsoft Envision and Microsoft Ignite

Written by Jon Woodward, Business Lead for Data and AI, Microsoft UK Our two flagship events Microsoft Envision and Microsoft Ignite recently took place in the US. There was a tremendous sense of energy and excitement, with 75+ keynotes, sessions and breakouts at Microsoft Envision, focusing on business leaders with industry-specific transformation scenarios, many of…

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution – making disruption work for you

The Fourth Industrial Revolution. It’s a big topic. Big enough for it to have played a central role in the World Economic Forum’s Industry Strategy Meeting in June, and for it to be a key topic in the UK Regional session at Microsoft Inspire.   But what is the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)? Let’s start…

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How Microsoft is transforming its own marketing

‘Microsoft must transform its marketing in the next three years or fail’ – Chris Capossela, Microsoft CMO.   Capossela issued this bold instruction at the ANA 2014 Masters of Marketing event.   Three years on, his advice has shaped the way we approach marketing. Here’s a look at how we’ve made the journey to a…

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Day 2 at Microsoft Partner Days: Taking the robot out of the human

Day two of Microsoft Partner Days was packed with insights and inspiring examples. The keynote focused on security, the modern workforce, partner opportunities, and our changing industry. Expanding the partner opportunity in the UK Joe Macri, Vice President UK Commercial Partner One of the first insights Joe brought to the keynote was that native English speakers…

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Journey to the cloud

By Stuart Nielsen-Marsh, Director of Microsoft Cloud Strategy, Pulsant   Serving more than 4,000 customers across multiple industries, Pulsant is one of the UK’s leading providers of hybrid cloud solutions with a core focus on network connectivity, security and integration. The company operates an interconnected fabric between its 15 datacenters and other hybrid cloud services…

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Tips for Partnering for Growth! A Secret Recipe for Success?

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Partnering with others – if it’s to be an option to help you grow and expand your business, how can you ensure you’re doing it right?  Is there a secret recipe for success? IDC predicts that cloud spending will exceed $500B by 2020*, and in their recent paper “Partner of the Future: 10 Transformations IT…

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Dynamics 365: Helping businesses to further grow, evolve and transform

On Tuesday, October 11 at 2:30PM EST, Microsoft Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie will share Microsoft’s strategy for digital transformation and explain how Microsoft Dynamics 365 is the next generation of intelligent business applications that enable organizations to grow, evolve and transform. Viewers will get a first look at Dynamics 365 — with live demos—and…

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