When it comes to artificial intelligence, throw away that tired old tech rulebook

Emerging technologies always demand new approaches to risks and opportunities. They often force us to rethink and modify our existing methodologies in favor of more integrated and interconnected processes.

In this regard, artificial intelligence is definitely no exception. However, there’s still a lot of mysticism around what implications AI might have for today’s businesses and what measures organizations must take to ensure the successful execution of their AI initiatives.

In this article, you’ll learn about four ways in which ways AI is poised to turn the enterprise landscape on its head and how your business can better prepare for its ventures into artificial intelligence.

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Three important information security predictions for 2020

As digital transformation evolves with each passing year, so too does the information security landscape. For organizations that leverage cloud technology, this means staying updated on new ways to prevent and counter cybersecurity threats while relying on trustworthy sources of information for insights into future potential security developments and circumstances.

In this article, you’ll learn about three critical cybersecurity predictions for 2020, the impact each may have on the digital business landscape, and how your business can act to avoid being affected.

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Transform the customer journey with Dynamics 365 for Sales + Adobe Marketing Cloud

How do you differentiate yourself and stand out from your competitors? Delivering a more consistent, seamless, and personalized experience for customers is a great way to start–and an even better way to gain a competitive advantage by transforming the customer journey. View this infographic to discover how integrating Dynamics 365 applications with Adobe Marketing Cloud lets you leverage integrated tools and unified data to gain a 360-degree view of customers, orchestrate personalized campaigns, and deliver the right content, at the right time, at every touchpoint.

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3 reasons to invest in Microsoft Azure AI

Digital transformation enabled businesses to obtain data from places they never thought possible and to monitor every aspect of customer interactions to gain a holistic view of their customers. Companies soon realized, though, that an overabundance of unstructured data was not only wasteful, but could also become counter-productive, and that some automation was needed to identify the data that could be acted upon to generate real value. However, as the influx of data grew more and more massive, it became clear that more advanced methods of automation were needed to keep up with the scale of commercial IoT and digital operations. Enter artificial intelligence.

In this infographic, you’ll learn why capitalizing on AI has become crucial for today’s leading enterprises, and how investing in Microsoft Azure AI can help you create a smarter, faster-growing business.

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6 risks and opportunities of the intelligent, connected cloud

No technology is a hundred percent failproof, and as businesses get more and more digitalized, they’re also unwillingly increasing the risk of someone stealing their data or compromising their credibility. Therefore, before taking their business to the cloud, organizations must carefully choose the platforms that ensure the safety and compliance of their data while enabling them to seize the opportunities available to them.

In this infographic, you’ll catch a glimpse of both sides of cloud technology: on one hand, the immense opportunities it provides in terms of innovation and mobility; and on the other, the risks that businesses must be aware of to safeguard the continuity of their operations in the digital world.

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Your digital transformation journey starts here. Subscribe now.

Where is your organization in its digital transformation journey–or are you still uncertain where and how to begin? Subscribe now to stay informed on how Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Teams can help jump start digital transformation for your business by centralizing communications, enhancing collaboration, and streamlining processes and workflow–ultimately boosting your productivity and increasing your competitiveness.

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Harness the power of affordable, clean, and sustainable energy. Learn more about Microsoft Azure.

Digital hasn’t only made things more comfortable for us, it’s also made them better for those without access to basic health or basic services around the world. One example of this is, by creating an interconnected world, we gain a better understanding of how technology can be used to control our natural resources more efficiently and accessibly. While these use cases may be employed in the First World to make existing services self-sustainable and cleaner, in more remote parts of the globe they can be used to create new services that make life better for everyone.

Subscribe now to learn more about how you can utilize Microsoft Azure to make your clean energy solutions a reality.

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Drive security and compliance across the entirety of your business. Learn more about Microsoft 365.

Regardless of the nature of your organization, keeping your data secure and ensuring compliance are two of the most demanding priorities. After all, what good is creativity, efficiency, and talent if they can get easily stolen, copied, or shut down because of outdated technology?

The good news is that even though these requirements are as crucial as they’ve ever been, never before have businesses been vested with so many alternatives to customize the way they do business. In fact, the cloud has allowed organizations to shift their manpower from security and compliance to increasing productivity and innovation.

Subscribe now to learn about digital transformation success stories and how you can ensure your business remains secure and compliant with Microsoft.

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Digital transformation helps REGINA MARIA deliver better customer care and healthier business processes

REGINA MARIA is the leading provider of private healthcare services in Romania, with three internationally accredited hospitals, 45 of its own clinics, 5,500 employees, and an extensive partner network comprising almost 300 other institutions. The organization is already far along the path toward digital transformation and prides itself on being the most digital healthcare company in Romania, but it’s always looking for ways to further expand its digital capabilities and utilize technology to help its patients as well as its business. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales and Microsoft Teams provided just such an opportunity–including a new virtual assistant in Teams named “Ana” that has helped reduce approval processes for managers from days and weeks down to hours and minutes. Watch this video to learn how key Microsoft technologies have enabled REGINA MARIA to not only greatly improve customer experiences, but also vastly improve business processes, resulting in 20 percent better database accuracy and 50 percent faster complaint resolution.

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SunCulture success story: Remove labor to let water flow


“Work smarter, not harder” has become the motto of the digital age. Yet in some parts of the world where modern technology is not accessible, hard, manual labor is the only choice people have to get things done.

For example, in parts of Africa where running water is not available, farmers like Monica must manually extract water from a well and distribute it amongst her family, crops, and animals. This isn’t just exhausting but also extremely inefficient, and can lead to small yields for such an extensive level of effort. To make matters worse, seasonal changes greatly impact the amount of water available, making life for people like Monica that much harder.

So, how can you leverage the power of modern technology to help these farmers produce more food and secure a better future? Watch this video to learn how SunCulture is using solar energy to bring hope and prosperity to Monica and more farmers like her in Kenya.