The innovations that are driving Bing’s growth

A wide gap has always existed between how we talk with each other and the way we communicate with search engines. If we were to talk to search engines like regular human beings, we’d expect them to understand us at the same level too. Say, you asked a friend to suggest a nice restaurant. She…


Leveraging Cloud Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform eyecare

What if a patient has undergone an eye surgery only to discover a residual refractive error as a side effect later? While the surgery may have corrected the near-sightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, post-operative tests may show poor uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA) indicating that a refractive error persists. Data recorded during patient examination has the potential…


SMS Organizer: A small but smart app from Microsoft’s Garage “ideapreneurs”

SMS has always shared a significant problem with emails – spam. SMSes are so frequent and often so frivolous, many of them go unnoticed. Some of them can be quite annoying, as Microsoft’s Garage team member Ashish Shah discovered.  Ashish frequently missed essential SMSes in a torrent of unnecessary spam. Despite his best efforts, he…

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How DevOps is changing the face of IT

The IT industry has faced a paradigm shift in the last few years. A squeeze on resources and capital has pushed organizations to transform their operations from the ground up. Organizations across the sector are dealing with intense pressure and competition while striving to deliver value. A solution to this conundrum is the confluence of…


Bringing together mobile users with Kaizala

Business success is all about efficiency. From small firms to multinational organizations, managing on-field mobile users and daily tasks effectively is usually the biggest hurdle. At Microsoft, we decided to meet this challenge head-on. The challenge was compounded by the changing nature of business in the emerging world. Mobility has reshaped the way emerging markets…

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2017: The year for reimagining the future of computing

The computing age has witnessed remarkable machines go from the size of a room to a tiny chip in your pocket. But size isn’t the only thing that’s changed. The way we interact with these powerful tools has transformed over the ages. We’ve gone from keyboards to pointers, and now touch interfaces. Every new iteration…

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