In the digital age, fast, accurate decision-making can make the difference between seizing a unique opportunity and remaining on the sidelines. To create a business that’s truly more agile, managers and other decision-makers must be empowered with digital tools that enable them to process tasks more effectively and obtain a holistic view of their customers.

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Though the coronavirus situation forced a remote work model for many businesses, some have realized that it might be more ideal than returning to the traditional go-to-work model. Why? Cloud technology.

In his article, “What’s the Future of Your Technology Capabilities?”, Gilles Muys writes that the cloud has proven it’s here to stay, due to withstanding various vulnerabilities. He adds that another reason the cloud is long-term is “its ability to stand alone from being infrastructure-dependent makes it cost-effective.” He points out that now is the time to transition to cost-saving technology because all signs point to increased cloud use and associated benefits.

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Learn how organizations drive profitability and innovation using predictive financial insights with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance. Dynamics 365 Finance enables users to modernize their global financial operations, monitor performance in real time, predict future outcomes, and make data-driven decisions to foster business growth.

The healthcare sector faces constant threats from fraud, waste, and abuse. It’s estimated that $455 billion is lost every year from FWA. This informative thought leadership piece outlines the many kinds of fraud affecting the healthcare system, including false billing, upcoding, unbundling, and unnecessary services.

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Retail managers have a lot on their plate, and ensuring that they make the best of the time they have available is imperative. One way to address this is to ensure that they have access to the business-critical information they need to obtain a holistic view of their customers and stores. This way, managers are empowered to make accurate decisions quickly based on the most-current data and focus on delivering innovative in-store experiences that increase revenue and improve customer loyalty.

In this video, you’ll see how Kroger’s Microsoft-powered Virtual Store Manager solution enables retail decision-makers to process their tasks electronically, allowing them to make more-effective decisions and create alluring in-store experiences.

The buzz is constant: What are the pros and cons of migrating my business to the cloud? What will it cost? How do I join the Azure Migration Program (AMP)?

It’s a big jump to get to the cloud, but once you take it we are confident you will not regret it. We offer step-by-step guidance, including foundational and role-specific courses to help ensure your migration readiness.

Have a look at this informational one-pager that shows how you will benefit from the AMP and answers many of your questions. There’s even a “Next steps” link when you’re ready for it.

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For educators, digital transformation isn’t just students having access to computers and googling information. It’s introducing young people to the increasingly advanced technological capabilities that surround them—and will be a part of their working future.

To kick off our video series, we go to New South Wales, Australia, where technology is shaping the ways students learn and teachers teach. With Microsoft support, over 400,000 devices can be supported within one organization. It’s geographically encompassing and developed for anytime-anywhere teaching and learning. It saves users time and money. Have a look!

To increase access to their services, governments can now literally place them in the hands of their citizens via intuitive, mobile-first applications and websites that provide greater visibility and efficiency. This approach greatly reduces citizens’ efforts toward solving simple administrative tasks. This in turn allows public employees to focus more time on responsibilities with higher impacts, such as delivering services to those who most need them.

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Businesses are amassing enormous amounts of data, more than they know what to do with. Most are just using it to put together dense periodic reports explaining “what” happened too long after the fact to be of much use. Modernizing your digital workplace by moving to Azure and utilizing its AI technology can help you get a handle on your data and graduate from “what” happened to “how” it happened and, finally, to what “will” happen to inform what you should do all within a relevant period of time.

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