Introducing Viva Sales, a modern way of selling that brings together any CRM, Microsoft 365 and Teams

Introducing Viva Sales, a modern way of selling that brings together any CRM, Microsoft 365 and Teams

Today we’re introducing Viva Sales, a new seller experience application that brings together any customer relationship management technology (CRM), Microsoft 365 and Teams to provide a more streamlined and AI-powered selling experience. The past two years have changed the way we work. Employees are demanding more from their employers in today’s hybrid world – from…

Narrowing the data gap: World Bank and Microsoft commit to unlocking better development outcomes for persons with disabilities

Narrowing the data gap: World Bank and Microsoft commit to unlocking better development outcomes for persons with disabilities

Across the world, persons with disabilities remain invisible in the global development agenda. One key reason is because of variances in the availability and use of disability-disaggregated data across organizations and borders.   While it is estimated that one billion people, or 15 percent of the world’s population, have a disability – more data is needed…

Microsoft to acquire Miburo to boost threat intelligence research into new foreign cyber threats

Microsoft to acquire Miburo to boost threat intelligence research into new foreign cyber threats

Today, Microsoft is announcing that we have entered into an agreement to acquire Miburo, a cyber threat analysis and research company specializing in the detection of and response to foreign information operations. Microsoft detects and helps customers defend against cyber threats from nation-states as part of our commitment to keep customers safe online. These efforts…

Looking to the future at Microsoft Envision

Looking to the future at Microsoft Envision

During the Season 2 finale of Microsoft Envision, Jessica Hawk (upper left) will explain how the metaverse is being used to transform business processes and enhance collaboration. Over the past year at Microsoft Envision, the digital series we co-produce with Accenture and Avanade, we’ve heard from business leaders about how organizations can persevere in a…

Naval Postgraduate School and Microsoft accelerate research and development capabilities

Naval Postgraduate School and Microsoft accelerate research and development capabilities

Advanced education and research enables discovery and innovation. The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) recently announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Microsoft to help bring the latest in commercial innovations to its campus and from there to the rest of the Navy and Marine Corps. As the nation’s premier defense graduate university, NPS…

Microsoft celebrates Pride around the world — even in the metaverse — as we donate to LGBTQIA+ nonprofits, release Xbox Pride controller and more

Microsoft celebrates Pride around the world — even in the metaverse — as we donate to LGBTQIA+ nonprofits, release Xbox Pride controller and more

Pride at Microsoft is a grassroots movement created with and by LGBTQIA+ employees around the world. Our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet, and we believe that it’s our responsibility to work toward more LGBTQIA+ visibility, equity and equality. We do this year-round, during Pride and every day. Our efforts…

Innovating for the future: Top four trends at Hannover Messe

Innovating for the future: Top four trends at Hannover Messe

Manufacturing at its core is about innovation, building capacity and talent, and growth. It is essential to all facets of our lives, and the past two years have pushed the industry into the spotlight as it has faced exceptional obstacles. But out of that disruption, we have seen great opportunity and witnessed manufacturers across industries…

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft is delivering tools developers can use today

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft is delivering tools developers can use today

Oxford economist Colin Mayer captures the role of the modern corporation perfectly when he says, “The purpose of business is to produce profitable solutions to the problems of people and planet.” The problems we together are looking to solve are far from static, and as they evolve and grow, a key part of our job…

Accelerate sustainability progress and business growth with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability — starting June 1

Accelerate sustainability progress and business growth with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability — starting June 1

It’s a moment we’ve been building toward — new capabilities from Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability that will enable faster, broader transformation for organizations at varying stages of their sustainability journey. We are pleased to announce the general availability of Cloud for Sustainability on June 1. Now, a growing set of ESG (environmental, social and governance)…

Celebrating many identities within a global community of impact: An Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month conversation

Celebrating many identities within a global community of impact: An Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month conversation

Srinivas Prasad Sugasani: It’s such fun to connect with you on Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As Asians and Pacific Islanders, I feel that we have so much to celebrate. At the same time, as we think about some of the events and realities that we have navigated recently, I’m curious from your perspective,…