Jan 12, 2022   |   Stacy Souza

Rethinking supplier content at Microsoft with Microsoft Power Automate

Connecting and communicating with a global network of suppliers, vendors, and business partners is no small task. Microsoft is tackling this challenge internally with Microsoft Power Automate, a cloud-based app that creates automated workflows. The result? Content that previously took the company days or weeks to deliver can now be published in minutes. Microsoft SupplierWeb...

Sep 2, 2020   |   Aleenah Ansari

Managing speaking engagements at Microsoft with the Microsoft Power Platform

What do customers and internal teams want to learn when it comes to Cloud + AI at Microsoft? In a word, everything. “Cloud + AI at Microsoft encompasses everything from cloud infrastructure and developer tools to business applications and Microsoft HoloLens,” says Tahira Al-Faham, a business manager in Microsoft Cloud + AI who manages speaking...

Sep 16, 2019   |   Lukas Velush

Retooling how Microsoft sellers sell the company

Selling Microsoft hasn’t been easy. Just ask the 25,000 people who pitch the complex array of products and services that the company sells to customers across the globe. Those sellers used to wade through more than 30 homegrown applications to get their jobs done, often spending more time filling out forms and cross referencing tools...

Aug 22, 2019   |   Lukas Velush

How automation is transforming revenue processing at Microsoft

The Microsoft partner and customer network brings in more than $100 billion in revenue each year, most of the company’s earnings. Keeping tabs on the millions of annual transactions is no small task—just ask Shashi Lanka Venkata and Mark Anderson, two company employees who are leading a bid to automate what historically has been a...

Aug 13, 2019   |   Lukas Velush

Tackling environmental sustainability from the inside out at Microsoft

Microsoft operates 100 percent carbon neutral. It also levies an internal carbon tax on its own business units to help pay for climate change and environmental sustainability initiatives, including giving technology grants to environmental projects outside of Microsoft. Both are part of being a good steward of the environment, says Elizabeth Willmott, carbon program manager...