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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ISV Opportunity: Making ‘old apps’ relevant in the App Store world

Over the last few months, Microsoft has seen some important milestones for Windows including, Windows Server celebrating its 20th birthday and Windows 10 receiving its first major update, the Anniversary Update, a little over a year after being launched. So much has changed over the past 20 years and the speed of innovation is only…

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Future Decoded 2016 – Building your customer’s digital business

In three short years, Future Decoded has become a key date in the UK tech calendar. Last year’s sold-out event welcomed 9,000 attendees across both business and technical audiences and had a social reach of 85 million. This year Future Decoded will be held at ExCeL London on 1-2nd November 2016. At WPC, you heard a…

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WPC16: Inspiration, Innovation & Action – driving Digital transformation to reach new heights… (Guest blog)

Guest blog post from WPC 2016  |  Author: Chris Clark We have just returned from the Microsoft World Partner Conference 2016 in Toronto, a little heavier, very tired but full of inspiration, innovation and actions regarding how we take our company forward into 2017 and beyond, continuing our journey as an enabling partner for our…

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