Thomas Krofta

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Why Amazon Won't Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It's All About Software

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — While I might …

Amazon Web Services

What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers?

As robotics, AI, and machine learning become more common in the office, here’s a glimpse into the realities of working side by side with such technology.<p>You already have an idea of what the future of work looks like because you are likely already working with bots, artificial intelligence, and …

Artificial Intelligence

Stop Reinforcing Generation Gaps and Other Insights from Digital Workplace Experience

CHICAGO — Do your company a big favor: Stop creating stereotypes for different generations in the workplace. Stop using age as an excuse for …

Accenture and Microsoft present blockchain identity prototype

Accenture, with partners Microsoft and Avanade, has created a prototype identity management system in support of the ID2020 campaign. The prototype …

Accenture, Microsoft Create Blockchain Solution to Support ID2020 | Accenture Newsroom

<b>Accenture, Microsoft Create Blockchain Solution to Support ID2020</b> <br>Companies team on digital identity program<p>NEW YORK; June 19, 2017 – Accenture …

It’s Time to Discard Digital

<b>Why is there no common definition of ‘Digital’?</b>Like all buzzwords, “Digital” is starting to get my goat. Everyone uses it, in every context, thinking …

Internet Marketing

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Digital transformation inside and out<p>Digital transformation is an imperative to succeed in today’s fast-paced world. It’s what we do at Avanade. …

Design first! Fünf Gründe, warum designorientierte Firmen die Zukunft sind

Designorientierte Firmen erlangten in den letzten Jahren immer mehr Aufmerksamkeit. Dabei bleibt es nicht: Gutes Design stellt auch einen deutlichen …

Reaching the Summit

One of my most challenging and rewarding experiences was summiting Mount Rainier, a peak overlooking Seattle. At 14,410 feet above sea level, the …

Mountaineering

The Secret Is the Beginning

We humans love to celebrate success stories. We get inspired by great companies, successful people and big achievements.

Microsoft Teams Supercharges Collaboration for Millennials to Boomers

<b>Addressing the Needs of Mobile and Multi-Generational Teams</b>The days when we collaborated using e-mail with attachments or stored our working …

Microsoft Teams

The 3 Ways Work Can Be Automated

We are at an interesting tipping point regarding how and where work gets done. As business leaders and managers, we have become increasingly capable of engaging a workforce that is some combination of virtual and on site, part time and full time, permanent and contingent. But just when we’ve sorted …

Automation

Business Technology & IT Leadership Careers

Zones Redefines the Workplace Experience

Avanade helped Zones deploy a digital sales and service solution to 1,600 employees in four months. With the new Dynamics CRM 2015 based platform, Zones has gained workplace capabilities to improve productivity and customer service. Zones is now better able to manage the extended customer …

Economics

46 Beispiele für eine außergewöhnliche Landingpage

Eine außergewöhnliche Landingpage macht einen Besucher schnell zum zahlenden Kunden. Diese Beispiele liefern haufenweise Inspiration.<p>Wer die richtige …

Introduction to Microsoft Flow | Microsoft

Microsoft Flow is a service for business users and specialists to work smarter by automating processes across applications and services that are used …

Customer Experience

Microsoft’s Bot Framework will help everyone build their own chatbot

The future is going to be full of people talking to chatbots, says Microsoft, and it wants to help you build one. Today at the Build developer conference, the company unveiled what it calls the Microsoft Bot Framework — a set of tools that will let anyone create a bot that they (and their …

Chatbots

Dissecting Deloitte’s digital workplace thinking: a focus on culture and talent

Deloitte has fairly regularly waded into the digital workplace waters and offers a perspective that is mostly about

Deloitte