What’s hiding in your data

What’s hiding in your data

Organizations create, connect and monitor data from growing numbers of sources. From website analytics to accounting and operations systems, and countless other examples, the systems and platforms used to run businesses generate vast amounts of data. They need a way to analyze what they have in order to discover the insights hidden in the raw […]

Serving up great experiences with the help of Word

Serving up great experiences with the help of Word

When we think of restaurants, the first word that pops into mind is likely “food.” But for Linda Derschang, CEO of the Derschang Group, the backstory and vibe of her establishments are equally essential to a fantastic dining experience. She’s started a homey tavern that exudes the comradery of après-ski relaxation in a small-town bar […]

Allergan embraces growth pharma model, accelerates business with the Microsoft Secure Productive Enterprise

Allergan embraces growth pharma model, accelerates business with the Microsoft Secure Productive Enterprise

Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft. With 22 acquisitions in the past five years, it’s easy to see how Allergan is a leading exponent of the new “Growth Pharma” business model. Expanding its diversified portfolio of branded and generic pharmaceuticals by acquiring companies like Botox and Zeltiq Aesthetics, Allergan […]

The rise of the IT leader

The rise of the IT leader

Today’s IT leaders are true agents of change. Beyond just responding to business requests, they are helping steer progressive organizations in bold new directions. The new infographic, The rise of the IT leader, offers five insights that are transforming IT leadership: IT can shape business strategy. There’s an urgent need for real-time insight. Mobility keeps […]

Office 365—the perfect solution for Imperfect Produce’s evolving needs

Office 365—the perfect solution for Imperfect Produce’s evolving needs

Over six billion pounds of produce go to waste each year, largely because grocers reject perfectly good fruits and veggies due to small cosmetic flaws. That’s why Ben Simon, Ron Clark and Ben Chesler created Imperfect Produce—a subscription-based service that delivers those “wonky-looking” goods straight to customers’ doorsteps. As Imperfect expands into multiple cities, recruiting […]

Collaboration hacks from real-life teams

Collaboration hacks from real-life teams

It’s 9 a.m. on a Monday morning. John is in a cab in New York, stuck in traffic. Tim is at his desk in the Los Angeles office. Angela is working from home in the Midwest plains. In the next two hours, these three subject matter experts must build a sales presentation and deliver it […]

3 ways to outsmart shadow IT

3 ways to outsmart shadow IT

Another day at the office. A busy marketing manager downloads a new app for team collaboration. Business plans are uploaded, marketing materials are shared. The team starts to communicate regularly about confidential business topics. At the same time, the head of legal has an important document to review at home. She considers downloading it to […]

Finding a solution to pet anxiety with the help of Office 365

Finding a solution to pet anxiety with the help of Office 365

More than 32 million dogs in the U.S. suffer from anxiety, including Charger, ZenCrate co-founder Jon Azevedo’s dog. Initially hoping to create something that would help Charger, Azevedo and co-founder Chris Lightcap developed a product that could help millions of dogs. Office 365 played an important role in scaling their business as it grew. From […]

Announcing OneDrive support for the Files app in iOS 11

Announcing OneDrive support for the Files app in iOS 11

OneDrive makes it easier for you to access your files, and we are continually working to ensure you have the best OneDrive experience on every platform and every device. OneDrive already supports many iOS capabilities, including OneDrive for iMessage, the Share extension, and Apple Pencil and split-screen support on iPad. Today, Apple announced the new […]

The humble checkbox

The humble checkbox

Today’s post was written by Sarah Bau, a Year 4/5 teacher for Our Lady Grace School in Australia. I love a good checklist. There’s something very satisfying about making a list and checking off each item as I go. The humble checkbox is one of the first things that I discovered about OneNote—and it’s still […]