Innovation for Growth
Staying competitive in today’s fast-paced, dynamic world means that organizations must foster a culture of innovation from
within. The need to constantly innovate is not limited to your products and services; it also extends to internal processes
and business models. Addressing this “innovation imperative” is more than invention, it also means supporting organizational
performance by either contributing to revenue growth or delivering new efficiencies to make your business more competitive.
Technology is pivotal in this process, and we can help you use technology to inspire and support innovation across your business.
Better experience for customers and scale for the business
Mattress Firm enlisted Microsoft Services to help it implement an efficient and scalable IT infrastructure that addressed
the decentralization and inefficiencies brought about by rapid growth and acquisitions.
ISV uses support services to speed development
Guardean, an international provider of software products for customer risk and credit management, wanted to redesign one
of its core products, known as DebiTEX, to address growing customer demand. The company also sought to reduce the time and
effort needed to maintain the application. To meet its major priority for rapid, cost-efficient development—without sacrificing
quality or breadth of functionality—Guardean turned to Microsoft Services. Through Microsoft Services Premier Support for
Developers, the company gained access to a multitude of resources that helped speed up development and minimize project risk,
including on-site workshops, code samples, and design reviews by Microsoft experts. By using Premier Support for Developers,
Innovation starts by putting your people and culture right at the center of thought and design. Get competitive differentiation
by driving design-led transformation.
- Enterprise Strategy
For years, business and technology leaders have been primarily focused on keeping pace by integrating technologies, and
deploying them on time and on budget. Now, organizations are increasingly looking to transform by delivering innovative technology
that creates value, makes money and differentiates the organization in the marketplace.
With the broad acceptance of technical innovations such as cloud services, mobility, big data, and social media, businesses
have the opportunity to improve performance, accelerate time to market, and better deliver on customer needs—if the company’s
enterprise architecture and technologies enable that. By leveraging a variety of IT strategy and planning solutions, our
enterprise technology consulting experts can help.
Foster a culture of innovation, and compete more effectively by enabling purposeful connections and collaboration among
- Business Productivity
How do your teams communicate, and what is it costing you? If your millennials rely on social and texting, your gen-Xers
are e-mailing, and your baby boomers like face to face, how do you get them on the same proverbial page and keep your data
secure and your costs down? Microsoft Services can help you evaluate your business and pick the right solutions that will
reduce complexity and cost in how your people and your IT systems work. The time your people will save using Microsoft tools
such as Yammer, Office 365, Lync, and SharePoint provides significant value to your business and is compounded by lower IT
deployment and maintenance costs.
- Modern Applications
Enterprise businesses have a tremendous opportunity to make information more easily accessible to customers, employees,
or others you chose, along with the ability to provide that data on any device, at any time, through new and modern business
applications connected to cloud services. Microsoft Services can help businesses develop modern applications and modernize
legacy applications to capitalize on IT paradigms, including cloud, social, mobility, and big data.
- Datacenter Services
Today's business runs on IT. Every department needs technology to stay productive to help your business compete. As
mobility and data continue to expand, a new wave of demands for applications and resources presses on your hierarchical IT
As your data center is the hub for storage, networking capability, and the computing capacity necessary to run your business
productively, you need a data center that is not limited by the restrictions of the past. You need the ability to take everything
you know and own today and transform those resources into a data center that is capable of handling changing needs and unexpected
Build new business models and revenue streams by engaging your customers, partners, and employees more effectively using
social marketing and analytics.
- Dynamics AX
Delivering quality products or services to your customers and running an agile competitive business often comes down to
how well your enterprise can plan resources and manage core business functions. Microsoft Dynamics business solution supports
industry-specific and operational processes, along with comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality for
financial and human resources management. These solutions work well with or just like—familiar Microsoft software, making
it easy for enterprise businesses to streamline processes more quickly and easily, compounding the value they bring to your
- Dynamics CRM and CRM Online
To attract new customers for your business and retain the ones you have, your business needs ways to boost sales and customer
satisfaction. Microsoft Services Dynamics Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and CRM Online solutions help automate the
business processes that deliver world-class customer care experiences and improve your sales and marketing impact. Your business
can build capabilities such as loyalty management, customer care, and social media integration through systems that are easy
to use and provide business insights that can give your organization a competitive edge.
- Business Analytics
Data provides enterprise businesses with the insight to analyze the past, optimize the present, and make strategic business
decisions for the future. The key question is: In a world of big data and information on demand, how does your business accelerate
time to insight and action? Microsoft Services can help by delivering powerful data solutions that make it easier and faster
to gather and prepare data and get it to the people who need it.