Bill Gates Says These Tech Innovations Will Change the World

The quality of life for many people today is much better than it was 20 years ago. Bill Gates is bullish on tech that focuses on improving happiness and living conditions around the world. He believes that focusing on improved well-being in the next 20 years can fight back disease and other world problems.

Why The Sales-Marketing Divide Is Disappearing

We've talked a lot about the importance of aligning marketing and sales. Shared data and goals lead to better lead generation and conversion, benefitting everyone. But we also understand that synchronizing these two departments is easier said than done. Using compatible tools like Dynamics 365 for both marketing and sales is a great first step. Check out this article for ideas on how to form a lasting relationship between these two essential functions. And contact us today to learn more.

Customer story: Steve Gleason

Communication and connection are key to quality of life. Steve Gleason, the famed NFL safety, demonstrates this daily. He has ALS and is no longer able to speak. He uses Microsoft technology and advanced eye tracking software to communicate with his family and the world. Your business can use technology to digitally transform. Contact us to learn how you can connect people, data, and processes in the cloud to achieve more.

Customer story: Mikaila Ulmer me and the bees

Check out the sweetest story we've heard all day! Mikaila Ulmer opened a single lemonade stand, serving her great-grandmother's delicious lemonade and helping to save the bees at the same time. Over the years, her business has grown in popularity and size, and Mikaila has become an icon of young entrepreneurial spirit. Check out the whole story here, and contact us to learn how, with the right tools and applications in hand, anything is possible.

Map to Your Customers' Sales Expectation

What do your customers expect from sellers? Wouldn't it be great to easily answer this question! This infographic includes powerful statistics and insight into the minds of customers. According to McKinsey, the top customer request is to speed up interactions with sellers. This was mentioned two times more often than price. What's more, according to TOPO, 60 percent of companies lack a well-designed sales process. Great news! Dynamics 365 Sales Professional helps your sellers stay engaged with customers and provides virtual collaboration via Teams.

The value of moving to Azure

Considering modernizing and moving your business to the cloud? You're not alone. You're also not the one thinking about security and compliance. Microsoft Azure has advanced security features and more compliance certifications than any other public cloud provider. Full back up and recovery to the cloud and built-in security features across on-premises and cloud deployments. Single sign on (SSO) for each employee, extending local user identities and permissions to the cloud. For the best in security and compliance, Microsoft Azure sits alone.

Why Microsoft Services for Modernization

Ready to move your applications to a modern cloud? The Modernization Solution from Microsoft Services provides a thorough approach to move applications, data and infrastructure to an enterprise-ready cloud. While migration requires commitment, Microsoft Services provides unparalleled guidance and support during the entire process.

Northrop & Johnson boosts sales and marketing efforts with Dynamics 365

Marketing technology is not something that has been widely adopted in the luxury yacht industry. Yet, targeting this niche demographic requires precision and little room for mistake. Watch as Northrop & Johnson, a luxury yacht company, implemented Dynamics 365 Sales Pro and achieved a 70% increase on their charter sales. Dynamics 365 gave them a real competitive advantage, providing them with a window into the customer the entire way through the sales cycle. Use this testimonial video to demonstrate to your customers how one company easily implemented Sales Pro and was able to strengthen customer relationships, predict buying behaviors, and be much more precise in their marketing activities.

Azure Migration Guide for Windows Server

Need a simpler way to approach your cloud migration? Start with an honest assessment of your environment to determine what you have and whether it's a good candidate for moving to the cloud. Next, choose your migration strategy and the approach you'll use. Once you've completed your migration, you can begin to optimize for best results. Want a little help along the way? Contact us to learn how we can help you navigate the migration process and identify the strategy that best suits your needs.

Top signs to know you've outgrown basic email marketing

The time of blast email marketing is over. As both the marketplace and available technology evolve, so does the marketing needs of your business. New technology like Dynamics 365 offers an automated marketing solution to help even small businesses deliver the personalized content customers have come to expect. Contact us today to learn more about how you can integrate Dynamics 365 and provide the experience your customers deserve.