Introducing the Razorfish Connected Retail Experience Platform (code-named “5D”)

This guest post is written by Luke Hamilton at Microsoft Partner Razorfish. Fresh out of R&D from the Razorfish Emerging Experiences team is a product code-named “5D”. 5D started out as an idea to re-invent personal shopping. Our goal was to create a retail experience platform for both consumers and sales associates that enables multi-channel…

0

Powering Mission-Critical Operations in the Financial Services Industry at Sibos 2011

Perhaps no one has a keener understanding of the need for mission-critical applications than the attendees of Sibos, one the world’s largest gatherings of financial services executives, being held this year in Toronto.  In fact, Microsoft has a significant presence at Sibos, where we’re showcasing our long-term commitment to support mission-critical operations in the financial…

0

CEO of iPipeline Awarded with Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Today, Tim Wallace, CEO of iPipeline was announced as the winner of the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 Great Philadelphia Award in the technology category. The award, considered to be the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, is a great honor for iPipeline, the leader in on-demand software that supports marketing…

0

Q&A: Sherle Webb-Robins on New Role Leading U.S. Enterprise Partner and Industry Team

Although with Microsoft since 2005, Sherle Webb-Robins was recently appointed General Manager for the newly formed Enterprise Partner and Industry Solutions Team in Microsoft’s U.S. Enterprise and Partner Group, where she’ll lead industry and partner-facing sales efforts.  The Microsoft Vertical Industries blog team spoke with Sherle to learn more about her priorities in this new…

0

Microsoft Partners Head to Los Angeles for Annual Conference to Learn New Technologies, Business Strategies

This July, Microsoft partners throughout the world will unite at the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference with a common goal: to take their business to the next level. The five-day event, held in Los Angeles, is slated to be the largest conference ever held in the city, with an estimated 15,000 local and international attendees….

0

Home Depot Gives DIY Shoppers More Tools to Get the Job Done

  If you’ve ever tuned into a show on the DIY Network or gone to a home and garden expo, it’s clear that the do-it-yourself home improvement industry – currently estimated at $10.5 billion* – is booming. Every month, in fact, more than four million people visit HGTV.com, America’s leading home and garden website. With…

0

Insurance System Interoperability: The Fix for Legacy Systems and Meeting Customer Demands

This guest post is written by Ruth Fisk, director of insurance solutions at Hyland Software. Efficiency. Cost-savings. Fewer steps in a process. In the insurance technology world, these are terms that are thrown out a lot as benefits of using particular software solutions, like ECM. And while, in and of itself, a particular product might…

0

Health Insurer Boosts Revenue with VUE Software & Microsoft Dynamics

This guest post is written by Microsoft Partner VUE Software. Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBSVT) of Vermont, the state’s oldest and largest health insurer, needed to reverse a five-year decline in revenue and market share. Between 2005 and 2010 the company saw market share drop by 50 percent. The recession didn’t help, but the…

0

Retain More Clients and Offset Rising Bank Compliance Costs with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

This guest post is written by Microsoft Partner Customer Effective. As prospects of a double-dip recession fade, the size and pace of bank failures in 2011 is significantly lower than this time last year. Yahoo! Finance references the FDIC’s failed bank list and notes that 25 banks with $9.9 billion in total assets failed through…

0

Video: Technology Solutions for the Oil and Gas Industry

In this video, Fred Williams of AspenTech, Barry Irani of iStore and Kim Harshbarger of Motion Computing share how each of their respective companies are providing technology solutions to the oil and gas industry. [View:https://vimeo.com/22628643] [View:https://vimeo.com/23344663]

0