Learning from the leaders: How manufacturers are using IoT to reimagine connected services and customer experiences 

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Learning from our manufacturing customers is one of the highlights of my work here at Microsoft. They are on the front lines, taking the latest insights, ideas, and technology and creating amazing solutions that drive customer value. Recently we shared two such customer stories on an interactive webcast where we discussed how the power of Read more

Connected product innovation: The answer to modernizing product design and development 

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Designing for customers’ needs has always been a priority for product-driven enterprises, but it’s much easier said than done, and especially so in today’s digitally-connected world. Customers have more information, more options, and evolving behaviors about what they buy—and how. Consumers expect innovative solutions rather than just clever or well-designed products. Read more

How automakers can compete on customer experience 

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We all know that competition in the automotive industry is fierce. By our research, around two-thirds of car buying activities is happening online before anyone puts a foot inside a dealership showroom. Read more

How Microsoft cloud innovations accelerate adoption and business opportunities for manufacturers 

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As worldwide demand for cloud computing continues to rise, Microsoft is investing to meet this demand. At a recent event in San Francisco, our CEO Satya Nadella outlined how Microsoft is using Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics to deliver the most complete cloud for every business, industry and geography. Read more

A simple approach to Connected Operations: The industrial Internet of Things, people and services 

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A complex manufacturing revolution is happening today. “Can systems for the Internet of Things (IoT) be simple?” is a question that I often get. Let’s think through it… Read more

Windows 10: what it means for manufacturers 

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Microsoft recently shared its first sneak peek at the product direction for the Windows operating system and the upcoming release of Windows 10. Read more

The Internet of Things: Four ways manufacturers can drive the most business value 

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Across the globe every day, manufacturers are connecting their things and harnessing their data to create powerful new business value. Connecting devices to IT systems is only the first step. The real value lies in the data that is created by and transmitted from those devices as they interact with other devices and human beings, Read more

JT2Go for Windows 8 facilities mobility processes with Surface for leading Enterprises 

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Today, at the JT Open International Conference in Tokyo, I shared details about the overall performance of 3D Viewer for JT and JT2Go for Windows 8, how they are used with the assistance of ATK Aerospace and demonstrated a few of the exciting new features targeted for a future release of JT2Go. Read more

Microsoft, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software and ATK Aerospace To Share Mobility Progress at the JT Open International Conference 

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At the 2014 JT Open International Conference in Tokyo, Japan, I will have the pleasure of reporting the progress made by Siemens PLM and Microsoft to enable JT (ISO 14306:2012) for mobility business processes. To help bring this progress to life, I will have the privilege of sharing ATK Aerospace experience with Surface Pro and Read more