Microsoft Business Predictions for 2015

Susan Hauser, our Corporate Vice President, Enterprise and Partner Group has posted our business predictions for 2015. In her blog she highlights how IoT matures, cyber-security bulks up, and machine learning gives businesses a big advantage. Take a look here. – Jon C. Arnold

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How Microsoft is evolving field services

In yesterday’s Daily PennEnergy Power Newsletter our video on how we are evolving field services is featured. It’s a quick look at how Windows devices are empowering field services crew to access and update real-time data and corporate files, whether they are out on a work site or on the plant floor. With “one touch” …

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The gold standard in enterprise cloud computing has arrived: Accenture and Microsoft launch new hybrid cloud platform to accelerate enterprise-wide adoption

As we continue to invest to deliver the industry’s most complete cloud for the global enterprise we are very pleased to announce our expansion of our long-standing strategic alliance with Accenture through the introduction of the Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure, a powerful hybrid cloud platform designed to bring new capabilities, economics and…


Featured Video: See how AGL is transforming the way they work

Lead story in the PennEnergy Power Newsletter for Dec 8th features the AGL Office 365 Story: AGL is one of Australia’s leading integrated renewable energy companies, supplying electricity and gas to 3.85 million customers. AGL is always looking for innovative ways to attract and retain the best staff. The company wanted to create “the perfect…


Microsoft Power & Utilities News

  Welcome to our October-November-December installment of Microsoft Power & Utilities News. Historically we have emailed this newsletter directly to our customers and partners but with this edition we have decided to post it to our blog for better access and to raise the visibility of all the great work that our teams are doing!…


Webinar: Intelligent Buildings, Predictive Analytics, Fault Detection & Diagnostics: The Essentials to Achieving Energy Efficiency, Thursday, Nov 13th

Worldwide, buildings account for an estimated 40 percent of total energy consumption and contribute a corresponding percentage to overall carbon emissions. In the US alone, businesses spend about US$100 billion on energy for their offices every year. This provides scope for substantial cost savings.  Estimates predict that smarter buildings in the US could save US$20-25…


Office 365 inspires Activity Based Working down under at AGL Australia

One of the key messages that we routinely discuss in our executive briefings is how we have changed our vision as a company under CEO Satya Nadella. The discussion revolves around this quote: “At our core, Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first and cloud-first world. We will reinvent productivity to empower…


Internet of Things

By now you probably have heard about the “Internet of Things” and its potential to change how we live, play and work.  Granted, it has become the most hyped buzz word replacing the Smart Grid and Big Data in my view. It’s kind of like vampires being out and zombies being in when it comes…


Dutch water company Evides benefits from the OpenText and Microsoft Alliance

  As a productivity and platform company a key part of our strategy is working with and investing in our partners to deliver enterprise solutions that extend our core capabilities to deliver value to our customers. A great example of this in practice comes from Evides Waterbedrijf (Evides), a Dutch water company headquartered in Rotterdam,…


Improving customer satisfaction through Outage Maps

It’s no secret that Utility customers expect the power to be on at all times and most take for granted that a flip of the switch creates magic. But with multiple catastrophic storms in recent years that has plagued many regions of the world customers are becoming much more attuned to the fact that the…