The Internal Security Agency in Poland is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft with respect to the government's data communications infrastructure.
Looking at sites from all over the world like Yelp, Facebook and others, the Nadji.Info team realized that Serbia had no such resource available to help people find places to go out to and enjoy. In response, they built their database and developed a website
for it using their own infrastructure. When the volume of visitors started to overwhelm that infrastructure they realized they needed a better solution, and they found it using Microsoft Windows Azure.
The Toronto Transit Commission provides efficient and integrated bus, streetcar and subway transportation to the citizens of the Greater Toronto area. They maintain high standards of customer care, safety, service and courtesy, which are especially exemplified
through Wheel-Trans, a door-to-door accessible transit service for persons with physical disabilities.
IT firm IOZ uses Microsoft Visio in its business process diagramming tool to drive business: 40 percent of new business includes Visio and Visio Services components that generate an incremental 40 percent of consulting revenue per engagement. In the first
year, IOZ reported a nine times return on its investment. IOZ uses the tool to create business process diagrams that customers store on SharePoint sites and revise through real-time collaboration.
IT Services der Sozialversicherung (ITSV) provides IT services for the Austrian social security department. To support its needs, ITSV created a risk management system with Microsoft Partner Network member process4.biz. To optimize, it upgraded the process4.biz
solution to Microsoft Visio 2013. ITSV now effectively monitors risks in coordination with processes, supports better collaboration among staff, and expects a time savings of 50 percent.
With its 2020 Vision for the Keihin Group, Keihin Corporation aims to expand globally by promoting various initiatives such as the development of information infrastructure that links offices worldwide, and achieve its goal of becoming a truly independent
system parts manufacturer capable of competing with mega-suppliers on products and technology that contribute to the global environment. The company revealed that its IS department faced difficulty in allocating sufficient resources to the planning and development
of new initiatives, as it was burdened by system maintenance operations that have expanded from the backbone system to the information system. It leveraged on “Management Consulting”, a corporate technical support service provided by Microsoft Premier Support
team. Through Management Consulting, it was able to identify issues in its business which led to a breakthrough.
Deliver Australia works with local partners to provide transport solutions across the Australian continent. Its business runs on a Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure cloud infrastructure. The company sought a process diagramming tool and chose Microsoft
Visio 2013 because it works in a cloud environment. Now, Deliver Australia and its partners can co-author transport process diagrams to better serve customers, who can track their deliveries by viewing dynamic diagrams with near real-time information. By using
Visio 2013 for data visualization, Deliver Australia has boosted its competitive advantage and improved its relationships with both its customers and partners.
As part of its continuous effort to increase efficiency, ABB Switzerland—which provides industrial power and automation products—searched for a new process diagramming solution. Specifically, the company needed an application that provided support for both
the Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) and Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) 2.0 standards. ABB Switzerland executives were eager to evaluate the latest release of Microsoft Visio. They sought to take advantage of numerous product enhancements designed
to make it easier to create and share diagrams. After participating in an early adoption program for the technology, the company deployed Visio Professional 2013. ABB Switzerland now uses Visio 2013, together with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 to enable
employees to collaboratively create BPMN 2.0-compliant diagrams—60 percent faster than before.
A major telecommunications company in Brazil, Intelbras S/A operates in hyper-competitive markets. To help project teams be even more efficient, Intelbras upgraded to Microsoft Project Server 2013. Project managers can produce reports in minutes versus weeks,
which accelerates the pace of business. All project data is accessible in one place, and employees can communicate more fluidly with the email and instant messaging capabilities built into Project Server.
Bassier, Bergmann & Kindler (BB&K) is a branding and training company in Germany that manages hundreds of projects a year. It recently upgraded to Microsoft Project Online and deployed Microsoft SharePoint Online to better share information, model business
processes, and access project tools online. BB&K expects to trim project management costs by 10 percent and has gained more flexible infrastructure scalability and improved communications.