Today’s Innovative Businesses: Focusing on What Matters Most – Infographic

Innovation is the name of the game today. Why let redundant, repetitive tasks stand in the way when #Office365 provides business-process automation to handle them for you? Microsoft Forms lets your customers gather valuable information through surveys, quizzes, and polls. With Microsoft Flow, they can create automated workflows between apps and services. #Office365 has intelligence at its core to deliver the insights and assistance that help your customers do their best work.

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The Intelligent Edge: What it is, what it’s not, and why it’s useful

The Intelligent Edge is an exciting place! It provides analytic capabilities that were formerly confined to on-premises or cloud datacenters. This comprehensive article explores how the Intelligent Edge can yield deeper insights faster to transform your business. You will take a deep dive into the 3 Cs of the Intelligent Edge–connectivity, compute, and control–to learn what it is, what it isn’t, the benefits to computing at the edge, and getting started with intelligent Internet of Things (IoT).

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Transforming the Australian agricultural industry

Working with agriculture’s leading growers, The Yield is providing sensors and customized information services to help farmers make faster decisions in managing weather and environmental factors, ensuring better productivity and profitability. The ability to turn data into useful information that can be utilized in the field in real time takes the guesswork and risk out of growing. Human ingenuity will never be replaced in the industry, but now it is augmented with incredible technology.

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How big data analytics provide personalized customer experience

Big data itself is a huge chunk of meaningless data, until it is analyzed and crunched into structured sets. Yet, the process of analyzing this meaningless data to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human behavior and interactions, could be the next gold mine for your company. It’s no wonder the big data analytics sector in India is expected to witness eightfold growth to reach $16 billion by 2025. Read this article to learn how big data analytics can drive positive customer experience, why this is a gold mine of information, and the technology behind this customer experience personalization.

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Predicting ocean chemistry using Microsoft Azure

Taylor Shellfish, a company that farms oysters in ocean waters off the coast of Washington, uses Azure to provide them with insights into the chemical levels of the ocean to predict the needs of the upcoming season. Once the season starts, Azure helps them monitor massive amounts of incoming data, offering the ability to adjust to changing conditions. With knowledge comes power, and Azure provides the greatest computing power available, letting you make well-informed decisions.

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3 Reasons Why Cloud Is Driving Business Efficiency

This article covers the advantages provided to organizations that implement cloud services for enhanced effectiveness through technology. At the top of the list of benefits are scalability and flexibility; other benefits include pay-as-you-go pricing models, security, and the opportunity for companies to focus on their core business model rather than management of the environment. Learn why efficiency is the name of the game in the entrepreneurial world and why many high-growth businesses are utilizing cloud-based infrastructure from the start! This article was originally posted on Inc.com.

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Top e-retailer ASOS bets big on Azure to power a stellar digital experience for its 12 million customers.

In this clip, Synergo Group looks behind the scenes at how Microsoft Azure powers online retailers like ASOS, a leading fashion destination, in providing stellar customer service. By delivering massive scalability and globally consistent experiences, Azure helps ensure that the 12-million-plus ASOS customers can find and purchase what they need in record time. Let us show you Azure can help you create and maintain happy customers too. After all, the competition is only a click away.

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15 ways to keep your remote staff efficient and productive

With the increase of remote working arrangements, it’s imperative to stay ahead of the game to keep your team efficient, productive, and satisfied. This article compiles 15 tips to ensure communication, collaboration, and expectations are kept in check for remote teams. Leverage these takeaways along with technology, such as Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business, to drive efficiency and productivity among your teams. This article was originally posted on Forbes.com.

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Communicate better with Skype for Business

Microsoft Office 365 Skype for Business is a powerful collaboration application that enables Indivior to connect employees from around the globe. Their teams utilize instant messaging, voice calls, and video calls to stay current on research developments. Skype offers the functionality for up to 250 people to collaborate on a project, ensuring the right people can participate on the project. Skype for Business ensures Indivior is connected globally, enabling productivity.

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