Monday, February 28, 2022

Increase sales with AI-prioritized activities and cadences

Increase sales and adjust to fluctuations in demand by scaling sales resources and arming digital sellers with training/skilling and next best action enablement tools. Learn how Microsoft makes it possible. Subscribe now.

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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates crafts luxury customer experiences with Dynamics 365 Commerce

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the largest premium wine companies in the United States, prides itself on superior consumer experiences. To unify its consumer data and provide opportunities for innovation, Ste. Michelle is deploying Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce across all its wine brands. The company is already seeing better mobile experiences, and it expects that by enhancing its omnichannel commerce platform, Ste. Michelle will increase sales and conversion rates, attract new business, and boost loyalty among existing consumers.

Remotely deploy and configure devices in a zero-touch process

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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Themes for sales success

This infographic provides 4 key themes for sales success, including building and strengthening relationships with key prospects and engaging with the whole buying committee. It also notes that success is all about scale and cross-platform is key.

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Transformation journey

From nurturing creativity, to boosting productivity and advanced security, Microsoft Surface is the best place to deploy Microsoft 365.

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When inspiration strikes, bring it to the Surface

Watch floral artist Maurice Harris bring his ideas to full bloom with the new Surface. From processing power and brilliant touchscreen to all-day battery and stunning graphics, the new Surface family can make your imagination a reality.

Customer centricity: A key priority across all lines of business

Customer experience is expected to overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by 2020. Get ahead of the competition now by personalizing your organization's customer experience strategy. Read the Customer Centricity e-book to learn how to unify your siloed marketing, sales, and service data into a single, intelligent 360-degree customer view by adopting a customer data platform.

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Monday, February 21, 2022

Microsoft DSR IT team takes the office to more than 18,000 employees with AVD

During the global disruption caused by COVID-19, Microsoft faced the same supply chain issues every company faced along with global work-from-home orders. That's when the company's Digital Security and Resilience (DSR) team took Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop to the next level, providing high-end virtual workstation capabilities for software development teams and making the solution more useful and relevant than ever. Each solution is tailor-made to a specific business need, with custom security for each.


Microsoft Surface devices drive digital innovation at Blue Frog Bar and Grill

Staff at the blue frog restaurant chain looked for help modernizing and transforming IT operations from the table to the boardroom. Microsoft delivered in the form of a powerful combination of Surface Go and Surface Pro devices, supported by a suite of business and productivity software built around Windows 10.


Deploy and scale in minutes

Set up Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop in minutes to enable secure remote work—whether on corporate-assigned hardware or the employee's own device. Provide the familiarity and compatibility of Windows 10/11 with the new scalable multi-session experience for your end users, and save costs by using existing eligible Windows licenses. Sign up to say connected—we can provide the expertise needed to take your organization to the next level.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Modernize Endpoints A Zero Trust approach

The approach to modernizing endpoints is realized with Microsoft 365—and Microsoft Zero Trust is the model for security. With Zero Trust in place, employees can perform from anywhere in the world while maintaining tight control over core security needs. Let the Microsoft intelligent security cloud and endpoint leadership be your guide. Take a look at this infographic and advance your journey toward the Zero Trust model.

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How to Keep Your Virtual Desktop Environment Secure

The global pandemic changed the way the world works. Thankfully, working remotely is now easier than ever with access to a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Even though virtual desktop environments are typically more secure than standalone desktops, organizations need to focus on implementing security measures against hackers accessing a company's systems. Learn seven strategies companies should employ to eliminate loopholes attackers often exploit.


Tustin school district brings advanced, inclusive learning to high schools with Microsoft Surface Pro

After testing four different tablets in their schools, the Tustin Unified School District found Microsoft Surface Pro to be the best choice for their high school teachers and students. In this video, see how Surface was able to increase productivity across the board and empower students with different accessibility needs and learning styles.


Security and Azure Virtual Desktop

No matter your security concern, chances are that Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop has you covered. This infographic shows the wide range of safeguards, from data protection and privacy to threat defense, cloud-level identity governance, and more.

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Monday, February 14, 2022

Grant Thornton closes new opportunities faster with Dynamics 365 Sales Insights and AI

To best serve its clients, Grant Thornton must tie its extensive knowledge of macro-level economic and industry trends to the micro-level business needs, motivations, and challenges faced by individual executives within its client base. The global accounting and consulting firm does this by using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales, Microsoft Azure, and LinkedIn Sales Navigator to "connect the macro with the micro" and deliver that information quickly and accurately to geographically distributed team members. They also use Dynamics 365 Sales Insights to understand the health of client relationships and where new opportunities may lie, take actions based on those insights, close new opportunities faster, and win more deals.

School district levels the playing field with Surface for every student

Forward-thinking Blue Springs School District in the Blue Springs area of Kansas City, Missouri, is preparing its students for a technology-rich world. The district wanted to give students the best possible education within the financial constraints that face most school districts. It also aimed to ensure equal access to technology for children of all economic backgrounds. By providing a Microsoft Surface Go device for each student, the district optimized its technology budget and leveled the academic playing field for all. Most important, its students are poised to soar.


A First Device Supported by Microsoft Endpoint Manager for Frontline Workers

In today's fragmented technology environment, it's important for leaders to support the frontline workforce with a customized user experience. Microsoft Endpoint Manager plays an important role in large scale projects requiring a secure environment to operate efficiently, such as with RealWear's assisted reality wearable device—controlled by using simple voice commands, which frees the hands for the job. Its reliable features enable businesses to configure, manage and gather data from their devices with simple security and device management.


Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Selling successful process

Today, success is about quality over quantity, replacing the days of cold calling and cut-and-pasting of boilerplate email copy. This infographic provides 3 key themes to each part of a successful sales process.

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Reimagine your digital endpoint estate

Growing concerns about employee experiences—including securing mobile devices and working with flexibility—call for endpoint modernization. The value in Microsoft 365 is its innovation in secure, cloud-connected management as well as its awareness of employee satisfaction (including the acceleration of onboarding of all workers). Take stock in your endpoint estate and start using modern products like Cloud Configuration and Endpoint Manager to manage Windows devices on-premises today. Review this infographic and discover the key components that enable unified device management.

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Microsoft customer story for Sport Clips

Sport Clips delivers innovation to their customers with Microsoft Surface devices. See how users interact with Sport Clips in new, seamless ways to deliver efficiency and satisfaction.

Virtualize both desktops and apps

Whether you need to provide employees with virtualization to full company desktops or just specific apps, Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop provides a quick and easy way to provision and deliver a low-latency, high-performance user experience virtually anywhere, securely, and on any device. Sign up to say connected—we'll help you get up and running with the best virtualization tools to take your organization to the next level.

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Romanian healthcare provider improves customer experience and business operations with Microsoft

Regina Maria is a leading provider of healthcare services in Romania. Microsoft equips them with technology to optimize business processes and maintain a high level of patient care. Microsoft Teams unifies their communication applications into a single system, allowing them to reduce the approval process time and increase speed and rate of response to customer feedback. With Microsoft tools, Regina Maria's database is 20% more accurate and complaint management is 50% faster.


Monday, February 7, 2022

Surface Hub 2S: Teamwork without boundaries

More than 50% of work done today is accomplished through collaboration but 70% of professionals work somewhere other than the office at least one day week. This article shares how Microsoft Surface and partner devices are keeping modern professionals connected no matter where they are.


Rockefeller Capital Management creates a secure client experience in the cloud

Rockefeller Capital Management provides financial services for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients. During a recent modernization initiative, the company moved its infrastructure to Microsoft Azure, facilitating the development of new cloud-centric security services and setting the stage for years of rapid growth. They took advantage of the scalability of the Microsoft cloud in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of its cloud-first infrastructure, the company was able to use Azure Virtual Desktop to triple the size of its virtual PC environment and remote access capabilities in just 48 hours.


Deploy and protect endpoints for hybrid and frontline work

Today's transforming business scenario calls for an innovative approach. With a higher number of hybrid employees and a growing frontline base, it's more important than ever to secure endpoints, especially mobile. You can future-proof your business and mitigate risks with Microsoft 365. Key capabilities of products like Endpoint Manager, Microsoft Defender, and Azure Active Directory include broad device support, automatic enrollment, configured shared devices, custom device experiences, and more. Review the infographic to learn how to implement and protect every endpoint for remote and hybrid staff and frontline workers.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Strengthen customer relationships with a unified customer data profile and predictive insights

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Unify management and security with Microsoft cloud, apps, and endpoints

Today's workers require adaptability since they often use various devices to accomplish tasks. Microsoft cloud, apps, and endpoints combine services you may already be using, such as Microsoft Intune, which are part of the Microsoft 365 stack designed to help secure access, protect data, and respond and manage risk. Use Endpoint Manager to deploy and configure apps to keep teams connected, apply Azure Virtual Desktop for fast, familiar access to internal resources, access Surface Hub to support a vast device ecosystem, and secure conditional access to mobile apps with Azure Active Directory.

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Solution overview video

Surface and partner devices allow your workforce to connect in the office, from the classroom, or on the go. This video highlights the features and benefits your organization can enjoy when you equip your team with Microsoft.

Azure Virtual Desktop: Understanding the virtual environment

Examine how virtualization with Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop addresses a wide range of scenarios, from empowering remote workers and short-term contractors to task-based and schedule-oriented solutions—or any combination delivered on any device. Explore the depths of the virtual environment: how it may be deployed; what it enables for employees and the organization; and the business results. Sign up to download this in-depth infographic and better understand how virtualization can deliver a scalable growth path that evolves with your users' needs.

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Fortnum and Mason delivers memorable customer experiences with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Fortnum and Mason uses Dynamics 365 to support efficiency and growth for the future. The system provides important insights such as how often a customer shops with them and what their spend is, giving Fortnum and Mason the tools to make sure they are offering customers the products and services they want. Overall speed and usability, as well as closer control on costs, allows Fortnum and Mason to be proactive about achieving goals and serving their customers.