Start by finding the right audience

Business Intelligence for a New Business

Know your customers before they know you.

Starting your business smarter

You know you started your business. But does anyone else? Because Microsoft knows that finding and connecting to customers is one of the most important parts of a beginning business, we offer powerful and affordable customer intelligence technology. So you reach the right audiences, while doing the right things to keep them.

Click these business intelligence tools to learn how they can help your business.

IT-enabled small and midsize businesses grew revenues 15 percentage points faster than those with less technology.

Tools to start your new business

Office 365

Get customer data on the tools you know

Pairing Microsoft tools with familiar Office 365 applications can help improve marketing effectiveness, boost sales productivity, and enrich your customer service interactions.

Go mobile
Use Office applications on more devices than ever before, so you can connect with customers—and your data—from virtually anywhere.
Stay in sync
By storing and managing your customer data, your business can share, manage, and collaborate more efficiently.
Get new insights
Use Excel to rapidly mash-up, explore, analyze and visualize any data, with powerful new analytics tools: Power Query, PowerPivot, and PowerView.

Everything in one place

Whether you’re meeting with a client on the road, or crunching data in the office, Windows 8.1 Pro lets you stay productive from virtually anywhere.

Stay in sync
Your files and settings are easily synced through the cloud, so you can get to what you need almost anywhere.
More productivity apps
Choose from a wide variety of different Windows 8.1 apps designed to help you track, maintain, and reach out to your customers.
Safety first
BitLocker Drive Encryption encrypts your Windows devices to help keep documents, passwords, and other important data safe.
Windows Devices

Work goes with you

Whether in front of your desk, or in front of a customer, you can keep in touch with your information no matter where you are on a lighter, faster, more powerful Windows device.

Powerful and portable
Thin and light laptops and Ultrabooks are loaded with memory so you can move fast and get work done when you need to.
CRM on your phone
With the CRM app for your Windows Phone, you can stay up to date with your customer info—even when you’re on the go.
Office on a tablet
Your favorite Office programs run on Surface, so you can start work on your PC and finish it on your tablet.
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