Hannover Messe 2022: Empowering people for the future in manufacturing

After more than three years, we were excited to join global leaders and our manufacturing colleagues in Hannover, Germany at the world’s biggest trade show for industrial technology, Hannover Messe 2022. Since we last met, Microsoft has released new solutions and capabilities to help our customers and partners thrive through this disruptive era. Most notably … Read more

Why the future of is efficient, safe, and sustainable buildings

Throughout my life, I’ve traveled to many places for work, pleasure, and education. Often with family, sometimes alone. Whether I am in Barcelona or Buenos Aires, Austin or Cleveland, Doha or Tel-Aviv, or closer to home exploring Manhattan, I’m always struck by the variation in the built environment. Of course, cities look different based on … Read more

Accelerate your journey to net-zero with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability

Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability. This release marks another step in our goal to empower organizations to accelerate their sustainability progress and business growth by bringing together a growing set of Environmental, Social, and Governance(ESG) capabilities across the Microsoft Cloud portfolio plus solutions from our global … Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: Boost supply chain resilience

Supply chain resilience, or the ability of companies to adapt to unforeseen challenges in production and distribution, has come into the spotlight due to COVID-19. Manufacturers are under pressure to prevent and minimize disruptions, and as a result, almost 90 percent of supply chain professionals plan to invest in ways to make their supply chains … Read more

Microsoft at DISTRIBUTECH International: Innovation and technology for the power and utilities industry

The power and utilities sector plays a critical role in building a sustainable energy future while providing safe, reliable, affordable, clean energy to homes and businesses. As a technology innovator and partner of the industry, the Microsoft Energy team looks forward to participating in DISTRIBUTECH International in Dallas, Texas, from May 23 to 25, 2022, … Read more

Achieving customer agility through e-commerce in the cloud

Retailer and consumer goods companies today live under constant pressure. Keeping up with the surge in e-commerce and multi-channel shopping, threading the needle of global supply chains,1 reimagining in-store experiences, and managing data volumes and privacy concerns just to name a few. Unfortunately, retailers of all sizes are too often caught flat-footed, and the lasting … Read more

Tackling the digital future of travel with Microsoft and WTTC

Welcoming travelers back while still absorbing the shockwaves of COVID-19 has spurred a digital evolution for the travel and tourism industry. A rapid move to the cloud offers new ways of reaching customers and introduces new risks. Travel and tourism organizations hold sensitive customer information, in addition to proprietary business data. People are eager to … Read more

Accelerating payments modernization in the cloud with SWIFT

Over the last few years, financial institutions have been through seismic changes in the global economy. Among them has been the rapid increase and adoption of digital payment methods and the emergence of new cloud-native payment providers. To keep pace and unlock new value, these institutions are prioritizing the need to modernize their payment infrastructures … Read more

Microsoft for Energy: Digitizing the energy transition and transforming the net-zero journey

Security, resiliency, and sustainability continue to be at the top of the agenda as energy companies advance digital transformation to improve safety, performance, reduce costs, and manage risk. To help our customers and partners on their digitization and decarbonation journeys, the Microsoft Energy team is engaging with the global energy ecosystem on multiple levels. Here’s … Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing: 3 ways to transform your manufacturing workforce

To keep up with the fast pace of digital manufacturing trends, today’s manufacturers need to build a capable workforce that can adapt quickly to new ways of working. However, studies show that many manufacturers are concerned about the challenges of attracting, retaining, and training effective employees. Only 60 percent of manufacturing chief financial officers say … Read more