In a rapidly changing economy, organizations rely on cloud technologies and smart platforms to increase their cost effectiveness while continuing to innovate their businesses. To ensure flexibility and scalability of operations, leaders collaborate with customers and partners to design new solutions for the emerging trends and challenges of today’s world. This approach to co-innovation results in shared success and new opportunities, from accelerating digital transformation, reducing the cost of innovation, and improving employee and customer experiences.
Microsoft has long embraced data driven, A co-innovation approach to help organizations anticipate industry needs and overcome uncertainty. To advance our industry strategy and help transform the future of financial markets, London Stock Exchange Group accelerate its digital transformation and bring intuitive next-generation productivity, data and analytics and modeling solutions to its global customers. alstom digitizes rail solutions to make mobility more sustainable and collaborates with Microsoft to further develop cloud solutions in a highly regulated market. To prepare students for the workforce and teach how to build enterprise-grade applications with little code. Project Management Institute and Microsoft unveils the Power Platform University Center. Lockheed Martin It is working with Microsoft to power next-generation defense technologies and advance artificial intelligence, machine learning and simulation capabilities for the US Department of Defense. As part of our ongoing commitment to democratize AI as a technology platform, Azure OpenAI Service now generally available and used by companies such as Al Jazeera, KPMG, and Moveworks to improve end-user experiences and streamline operational efficiencies. And just this morning, we announced the next phase of our partnership. OpenAI ensuring that the benefits of artificial intelligence are shared responsibly and widely with the world.
From ideas to action: Unlocking shared innovation potential
based in Sweden Lynk & Co. and Microsoft are collaborating to enhance the in-car experience by developing a custom app that allows users to join Microsoft Teams meetings on the go. Australian start Force Helmets has created a smart helmet by hosting the trip guidance and hazard warning system in Azure and expanding internationally to offer motorcyclists a safer, more dynamic riding experience. Microsoft for beginners program. This National Australian Bank Working closely with Microsoft engineers and architects to develop a secure chatbot with Azure Cognitive Services, it improves employee experience with technical support and saves $1.2 million within 7 months of deployment. Thanks to the collaboration with Microsoft, New Mexico’s Special Supplementary Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children It simplifies access to services for the communities it serves with Dynamics 365 and Power BI, and has reached more than 30,000 people since it went live. In pursuit of a new data strategy and data platform, Amadeus Microsoft is building a data network with cloud architects and cloud-scale analytics experts. Working towards a shared vision to drive Africa’s growth, MTN Group develops joint-market plans with Microsoft to accelerate digitalization, digital education, sustainability and financial inclusion.
The power of data-driven operations: Finding new ways to do more with less
Group Bimbo Already seeing significant improvements in productivity and operational efficiency with Power BI and uses Azure Synapse Analytics to easily process large volumes of data. To deliver treatments faster, Bayer developed a data engineering and data science platform using artificial intelligence and machine learning to more efficiently evaluate data from clinical trials. based in Hong Kong AIA It has benefited from more than 20% cost savings by migrating to Azure and is now adding AI, virtualization and other advanced capabilities. After making efforts to streamline financial management and month-end processes, New York City Department of Environmental Protection reduced the number of consultants required to support the in-house IT team by 50%. This University of Toronto Since migrating all SAP workloads to Azure, she sees payroll running almost twice as fast and fiscal month end nearly three times faster. South based in Africa Exxaro Resources It monitors everything from truck activity at field sites to driver fatigue, delivering productivity gains and new efficiencies with Azure IoT. Animal Supply Company automates routine billing tasks, saves more than $500,000 in annual costs, and frees up 50% of billing professionals’ time with the help of Azure AI. UK based Waverton Investment Management It has upgraded its digital infrastructure with Microsoft, which has already reduced its carbon footprint by 60% and plans to be entirely in Azure by the end of 2023. Arnott’s Group Uses Microsoft Sustainability Manager to achieve sustainability goals ahead of schedule, improving visibility into emissions activities and the ability to report progress in near real time.
Industry modernization: Improving supply chains and customer experiences
based in Canada GoodLeaf Farms It automates farm operations and produces healthier and plentiful crops by streamlining its data with Azure and the Power Platform. Belgium based company HB Antwerp is developing a blockchain ledger on Azure so savvy buyers know where their diamonds come from. US food manufacturing company Conagra Brands Digitizing its supply chain on Azure, increasing operational goods production by 30% and production capacity by 20% at one of its facilities. based in Singapore Integrated Health Information Systems It encourages stronger interactions by empowering patients and care teams with the Health Discovery Plus platform that runs securely on Azure. Global tire manufacturer stone bridge Enhances customer service by centralizing demand forecast data on its analytics platform it is also crucial for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) reporting.
The future of collaboration: Empowering employees in remote work experiences
organizations such as KIS GROUP, US Bank, Flea Bank And Sasuchan integrates Viva Connections with Microsoft Teams to make it easier for employees to learn and connect. based in Brazil sphere It improves collaboration and communication with Microsoft Teams and trains employees to use Power Platform tools. Nissin Food Group adopts Microsoft 365 and Surface devices to make working from anywhere comfortable, highly secure and easy. More than 9,600 in Indonesia Bank BTPN employees have the flexibility to work efficiently from anywhere, including other branches, while minimizing unwanted cyber incidents. Telecommunications and digital services provider Spark Hiring new employees significantly faster with self-service capabilities in Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. based in Hungary Groupama Biztosito With Teams Phone, it simplifies communication and collaboration for 1,500 company representatives, providing enterprise-grade security and 70% cost savings on the phone.
Industrial metadata warehouse: Optimizing everyday processes with mixed reality
Hokkaido Electric Energy Co. Integrates HoloLens 2 with Microsoft Teams, enhancing remote training and field monitoring assistance in power plants. To support critical business continuity, based in Canada JD Irving, Limited It connects engineers and technicians with Dynamics 365 Remote Assist to instantly assess problems with sawmill machinery. boeing is improving the way airplanes are built by shifting the focus from paper-based 2D plans to 3D work instructions and augmented reality using HoloLens 2. Toyota Motor North America He uses HoloLens 2 and Dynamics 365 Guides as a training tool for his employees and cuts defects in half during a pilot project. Norwegian-based energy company Ekinor adopts the industrial metaverse to design offshore wind farms and simulate their effectiveness before implementing them in the physical world. BMW China Training Academy It provides futuristic in-store experiences and makes it easy for salespeople to learn new car features intuitively and quickly.
As our current environment evolves, leaders will continue to find ways to maximize the value of their digital investments to stay ahead of the competition and keep pace with industry expectations by seeking a comprehensive, reliable cloud partner to meet their unique business needs. Powered by the Microsoft Cloud, organizations are leveraging data and AI capabilities to accelerate innovation and work more efficiently to achieve their goals. We are incredibly proud to continue on this co-innovation path to serve customers large and small while improving business, societal and sustainability outcomes worldwide.