It seems like it should go without saying that that the workers on the front line – those who face the customers, sell the goods or deliver the projects – are a valuable asset. Yet often, they are treated as the opposite: at worst, expendable, and at best, beyond reach. Even companies who sit on the other side of that coin, who set out with the best intentions to value and engage on-the-ground staff as brand ambassadors and the foundation of all revenue, often struggle with how to go about doing it.
Working towards using clean energy to power its datacenters,
Microsoft has recently signed a deal with
Sunseap, a Singaporean renewable energy company. The company is one the leading solar energy providers in the country and has operations in other parts of Southeast Asia such as Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Major talent assessment technology company, Talview, has recently collaborated with Microsoft and launched an AI-powered Talent Assistant Chatbot Qton. This Talview-Microsoft collaboration aims to promote the use of AI technology and Machine Learning within the recruitment industry.
A new study, performed on behalf of Microsoft, that focuses on the PC preferences of users at work and home has found an exciting new trend - consumers are becoming increasingly fond of the Microsoft Surface notebook range. The Surface devices are experiencing a steady growth in popularity and are showing signs of emerging from the shadows of a strong competitor - the Apple MacBook.
Last week, the second event in our “Fall in love with…” series took place at Microsoft’s towering Paddington offices. This month, we set the bar high, tackling Office 365, and its core apps, in all their multitudinous glory.
Microsoft Teams has always been known as a strong competitor of Slack, the popular and successful collaboration software. Recently, Microsoft has upped its game by giving Microsoft Teams a boost.
Over the past three years, Microsoft has gone through a massive turnaround while re-emerging as a key player in the world of Cloud and AI technology. In 2017, both share prices and product sales of the company have achieved remarkable results.
New patch assistance for SharePoint is now available for IT experts who need to update SharePoint Servers.
A Microsoft AI research team has successfully created an AI bot with reading capabilities on par with a human. This is an impressive milestone for the technology giant, which has been striving hard towards becoming a leader in AI research and development.
We have recently launched our first ‘Wellness Week’ to promote employee health and wellbeing in the workplace.
There are three little words that we all want to hear this Valentine’s Day. When we hear them, we know that we’re on to a good thing, something important, something that will stand the test of time.
Technology giant Microsoft has rolled out the latest features for SharePoint, including the SharePoint Migration Tool, after a preview was made available back in September 2017.
By riding the massive wave of corporate digital transformation, extra revenue has been successfully generated via Microsoft's Cloud for Dynamics 365 and Azure.
Recently, there has been a widespread interest within the computing world over the upcoming version of Microsoft Windows 10, which is said to have many of its original legacy components and features removed.
A new Window 10 S laptop designed for students has recently been introduced by Microsoft.
Based on 25 years of experience in the AI research field, Microsoft has indicated that new laws and regulations need to be developed, specifically to govern the pool of new businesses popping up following the growing success and advances in AI technology.
Microsoft is upping its game in the race to develop technology that benefits the health sector and increase the quality of preventive healthcare.
Over the years, Microsoft has worked towards creating technology that is accessible to an increasingly wide range of users, including people with certain disabilities. The company’s efforts have recently been recognised by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB).
At this year’s Fall in Love With Yammer event on January 23rd, we heard many impassioned anecdotes about how businesses did just that. But like all good romances, this one has a story to tell, from the highs of the honeymoon period, through the first row, to the dangers of taking each other for granted.
The film director Ridley Scott describes his job as: “to engage you as much as I can, and as often as I can.” It’s an easier goal to achieve when you work in the movies, but the recipe doesn’t change that much whether you’re in Hollywood or a London blue chip. The point is; engagement is everything.
Working with a broad spectrum of different companies in a wide variety of different workspaces – both digital and physical – you see and hear a lot of things. You also start to spot some common traits that connect offices in different countries, industries and stages on a growth curve. One thing that soon becomes obvious is most businesses are really bad at communicating with themselves.