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    Accelerate sustainability progress and business...

    It’s a moment we’ve been building toward — new capabilities from Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability that will enable faster, broader transformation for organizations at varying stages of their sustainability journey. We are pleased to announce the general availability of Cloud for Sustainability on June 1. Now, a growing set of ESG (environmental, social and governance)... The post Accelerate sustainability progress and business growth with Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability — starting June 1 appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Celebrating many identities within a global...

    Srinivas Prasad Sugasani: It’s such fun to connect with you on Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. As Asians and Pacific Islanders, I feel that we have so much to celebrate. At the same time, as we think about some of the events and realities that we have navigated recently, I’m curious from your perspective,... The post Celebrating many identities within a global community of impact: An Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month conversation appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    For Military Appreciation Month, recognizing and...

    by Kerry Olin on May 2, 2022 at 3:00 pm
    The U.S. Congress in 1999 officially designated May as National Military Appreciation Month, and at Microsoft we mark this as a time to recognize and celebrate the employee military community globally.  In this moment I remember my own grandfathers. My dad’s father served as an infantryman in World War I. The tri-corner folded flag presented... The post For Military Appreciation Month, recognizing and supporting those who serve appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Leading change: How industries are partnering...

    by Judson Althoff on April 25, 2022 at 1:33 pm
    This past quarter was shaped by global events and has renewed our focus on how the cloud enables organizations to manage risk while supporting growth. In my conversations with customers, building more resilient and adaptable supply chains is top of mind. Organizations across industries are using cloud-powered technologies to help predict supplier constraints and deliver... The post Leading change: How industries are partnering with Microsoft to empower their teams and serve customers through uncertainty appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Microsoft and partners are building a more...

    by Nick Parker on April 21, 2022 at 4:00 pm
    As we observe Earth Day 2022, we know that protecting the planet is critical, and we are committed to creating a more sustainable future. For Microsoft, sustainability isn’t just an ambition — it’s part of our culture. Our commitments and actions on sustainability are far-reaching and are some of the most ambitious out there. Our... The post Microsoft and partners are building a more sustainable future appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    This ‘hands-on’ AI-based test project will...

    by Tom Keane on April 4, 2022 at 6:00 pm
    Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) aren’t space tourists. They’re workers, scientists and engineers. They are doing critical science missions in an intense operating environment where safety is paramount. On spacewalks they repair equipment, install new instruments and upgrade the largest spacecraft ever flown. Just like workers here on Earth, their gloves can show... The post This ‘hands-on’ AI-based test project will help ensure astronaut gloves are safe in space appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Empowering families through every stage, phase...

    by Ami Silverman on April 4, 2022 at 3:00 pm
    Each April we celebrate Families month at Microsoft, and our theme this year is “Empowering everyone through every stage, phase and season of our personal and professional lives.” The Families Employee Resource Group (ERG) has a vision to support employees in whatever family role they play. Collectively, we discard the idea that one can leave... The post Empowering families through every stage, phase and season appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Microsoft acquires Minit to strengthen process...

    by Justin Graham on March 31, 2022 at 3:00 pm
      Today, Microsoft is announcing the acquisition of Minit, a leader in process mining technology that enables businesses to uncover opportunities for continuous process improvement and better operational efficiency.  Organizations across the globe are seeking to be more operationally resilient and accelerate their digital transformation plans. Seamless operations and ensuring that every component of each... The post Microsoft acquires Minit to strengthen process mining capabilities appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    Women belong in tech – celebrating innovation...

    by Charlotte Yarkoni on March 29, 2022 at 2:30 pm
    On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the potential of women and girls everywhere, and their ideas and innovations that are shaping our future. March is also Women’s History Month in the United States. Introduced in the late 1980s, this month is a celebration of the numerous, but often overlooked, accomplishments by women across history, culture... The post Women belong in tech – celebrating innovation in our industry appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.
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    The metaverse is coming. Here are the...

    by Charlie Bell on March 28, 2022 at 1:00 pm
    Beneath the buzz, the metaverse is arriving in both predictable and unexpected ways. Some new experiences using headsets and mixed reality will be in your face – quite literally – but other implications will be harder to spot. As with all new categories, we’ll see intended and unintended innovations and experiences, and the security stakes... The post The metaverse is coming. Here are the cornerstones for securing it. appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.