Microsoft Tag, HMSHost & Coca-Cola Team Up for Summer Sweepstakes

It’s vacation season, and Coca-Cola has partnered with airport food-service company HMHost to launch a summer travel sweepstakes complete with Microsoft Tag. Travelers can scan Tags on the side of 32-ounce Coke cups and enter to win a trip to Orlando, Palm Springs, or Chicago. Plus part of the proceeds from Coke sales at more…

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Discover True Integration with Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft takes collaboration to the next level with Office 365, a new service that combines business productivity solutions with cloud computing to deliver an innovative platform, helping organizations collaborate while cutting costs. Office 365 gives businesses the opportunity to access information via the cloud from anywhere on virtually any device in a simple and highly…

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Taking advantage of CRM

This article appeared on ConnectingIndustry.com Rakesh Kumar, global industry product director of manufacturing for Microsoft Dynamics ERP, looks at how manufacturers can derive competitive advantages using customer relationship management (CRM). Customer relationship management (CRM) means different things to different companies and to individuals within the company. Companies in different industries also perceive CRM in avariety of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Microsoft and Itron Webcast on Meter Data Management Benchmarking Results – May 3, 2011

This guest post is written by Microsoft’s David Barret. As we head down the path towards the Smart Energy Ecosystem with our utilities customers, there are many benefits that the smart grid offers the industry, customers, and society at large. In delivering on the promise of the smart grid, utilities will generate, process, and manage…

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Surfs Up: Pacific Sunwear Employees Stoked About New Store Portal

Surfing is no longer only a sport for beach bums. In the last 20 years or so, surfing has developed into a multi-billion dollar industry and a staple of our culture. Similarly, Pacific Sunwear or “PacSun” has grown from a little California surf shop established in 1980 to one of the top names in teen…

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