We’ve all heard the long odds facing women founders in tech. Last year, female founders received just 2.2 percent of total global venture capital funding, and only 17 percent of all startups have at least one female founder, despite the fact that gender diversity on executive teams correlates with greater profitability and value creation.
These days, the best way to understand your customers is through data. And through the magic of big data, we no longer need to look at our customers at the aggregate or the segment level. We finally have access to data on individual customers and prospects that we can use to understand them as unique people.
The Office 365 Roadmap, where customers can find information on what features and updates are being developed for the service, now says that it will become the Microsoft 365 roadmap. The change will happen in mid-September.
When incorporated into business applications, AI can provide insights into how best to engage potential customers, predict customer needs, answer questions and, ultimately, sell products. Microsoft hopes to enable all that in its latest Dynamics 365 updates for marketing, sales and customer service.
Microsoft Corp. is taking the good fight to Slack Technologies Inc. with the launch of a free version of its Teams workplace collaboration service.
The new introductory tier, the first time Microsoft has offered a free version of Teams since launching the product in March 2017, not only competes head-to-head with Slack but some features actually exceed what its competition has on offer.
Collaboration habits can make or break teamwork. When people run efficient meetings, create time for focused work, and respect work/life boundaries their teams thrive. Today, we are announcing two new features—Workplace Analytics solutions and MyAnalytics nudges—designed to put individuals and teams at the center of change
ATLANTA (July 17, 2018) – ClickDimensions, a leader in marketing for Microsoft Dynamics 365, announced today the next step in the company’s continued global growth with the new expansion of services delivered from the Microsoft Azure region in Canada.
It's smaller, more portable and less expensive. But it's also less powerful and still drives up the real-world cost by excluding must-have extra accessories. In other words, the new Surface Go from Microsoft is the answer to about half your PC tablet dreams. But starting at a very reasonable $399, that may be more than good enough.
Microsoft and Adobe are extending their close partnership this week with the integration of Adobe PDF services into Office 365. Adobe’s PDF services will be available from the ribbon inside web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Office 365 commercial users will be able to convert documents into PDFs all while preserving font choices, formatting, layouts, and password protection.
Several resources to help you understand how Microsoft Dynamics supports the GDPR, and how we provide the information and tools that our customers need in order to define and support their GDPR obligations.
Microsoft Corp. is buying GitHub Inc. for $7.5 billion in stock, bringing in house a community of 28 million programmers who publish code openly and extending a shift away from a strategy of shrouding its software in secrecy.
Microsoft has decided to change the default access type for a group from public to private to satisfy the third-highest rated request for Groups on Uservoice, the place where customers voice their opinion about changes they’d like Microsoft to make.
Skype, was once a beloved product, one that I loved using every day. It was a product I wrote about long before it was trendy. I sent the team feedback. Like all tiny apps that are good at what they do, it became popular and grew really fast.
Migrating to Windows 10 and Office 365 in any enterprise environment involves a significant training process. Microsoft is now trying to make this process easier with the new Microsoft Training Services.
Microsoft overhauled its SharePoint software two years ago to better compete with Dropbox, Slack, and Box, and it’s going a step further today by bringing its business-focused software to its Mixed Reality headsets.
Microsoft has announced it will extend its data privacy tools to individual users of the company’s products and services worldwide. Microsoft’s Data Subject Rights include the right to know about the data the company collects on you and the ability to correct the data, delete it, or move the data elsewhere. Microsoft’s privacy dashboard will help its customers manage their data.
Microsoft will let customers share intellectual property developed in partnership with the company. The move aligns with what analysts expect will be a growing concern for IT, with more and more enterprises becoming involved in software development.
Thirty-four major technology companies — including Facebook, Microsoft, HP, ARM, Cisco, and Oracle — have signed a new Cybersecurity Tech Accord. The pledge spans helping to protect against cyberattacks as well as to not helping governments — including the United States — “launch cyberattacks against innocent citizens and enterprises”.