Whether public or private, today’s organizations must adapt to an online and mobile-first world. This means investing in scalable solutions that guarantee ROI by increasing productivity and achieving widespread adoption. Furthermore, it also involves ensuring that all their applications are flexible enough to integrate new features or updates, and that their data remains secure across every touchpoint.

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According to Forrester, Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance has the best ROI, with a migration payback in six months or less and a potential 212% ROI over three years.

Additionally, Azure’s intelligent database offers dynamic scalability that enables your database to transparently respond to rapidly changing requirements, and you pay only for the resources you need, when you need them.

Azure works with your on-premises investments so that customers use their same skills when they migrate, using familiar tools and features. All of this, along with easy and free migration tools, makes Azure the best fit option for your cloud needs.

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Greater security at lower cost with the expertise and power of Microsoft security solutions. Learn more about simplifying and fortifying with Microsoft security.

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Read the data: the top digital technologies being invested in over the next 3 years include Analytics and Cloud. It took 30 years for the industry to get from Reactive Identification to Management by Exceptions. Since technology refresh cycles are becoming rapidly compressed, Frost and Sullivan estimates that continued investment in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will spur the industry to reach level 6—analytics driving self-loop optimization—within the next 7 years. Check out the infographic for details.

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It’s been made clear that focusing on their customers’ experiences is every retailer’s top priority. However, part of the reason why this challenge is so complex is due to the logistics of running a retail business. Backend logistics, manual tasks, paper-intensive procedures, and item return processes are just some of the factors that decision makers and employees must manage daily, which takes away time from strategy or innovation.

Thankfully, emerging technologies are enabling businesses to automate the least creative aspects of their daily operations. This, in turn, empowers their workforce to truly focus their attention on what really matters: their customers. In this article, you’ll learn about the 6 most defining and value-adding tech trends available for retailers at the turn of this decade.

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Kennametal has invested heavily in Microsoft cloud technologies as part of its digital transformation journey to reduce costs, increase productivity, and empower workers to deliver superior results for their customers. In this video, see how they utilize Microsoft Azure cloud platform and services to Microsoft Dynamics 365 business applications to Microsoft 365 productivity, security, and mobility tools. Kennametal believes that Microsoft resources will help the company fulfill its business promises.

Developing apps is often seen as complex, costly, and time-consuming. However, using an innovative approach known as low-code development, anyone can create powerful business apps without requiring traditional coding skills.
Developing apps is often seen as complex, costly, and time-consuming. However, using an innovative approach known as low-code development, anyone can create powerful business apps without requiring traditional coding skills.

The low-code approach is simple enough for beginners to build high-value apps—and sophisticated enough to meet the needs of professional developers tackling complex challenges. In both scenarios, it dramatically reduces the amount of work involved in getting an app up and running. Read here for more:

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It’s no secret that the retail industry has evolved significantly since the turn of the century. Heavily influenced by the digital business revolution that took every industry by storm, retailers have seen perhaps one of the most drastic changes in their customer base than any other type of business. So, what are the defining factors that have driven change in the way the retail industry operates? Find out by reading this infographic.

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In any type of organization, ensuring the resilience of your applications is a top priority. In other words, protecting your data against any and all threats is important, but certifying the recoverability and safety of your data in case of an incident can be just as crucial to guaranteeing the continuity of your business.

This is especially important for public entities and governments, whose records include the data of millions of citizens, providers, and classified documents. For these organizations, constantly optimizing business processes to ensure the security and resilience of all their devices, platforms, and applications must become a vital part of their overall digital strategy.

In this video, you’ll gain insights into how the City of Houston, Texas leverages Microsoft technology to constantly improve the reliability of their data and increase the effectiveness of their public services.