From when to go to the office to why work in the first place, employees have a new "worth it" equation. Findings from a recent Microsoft Work Trend Index Annual report suggest there's no going back. Read this blog post summarizing the report to explore top take-aways for business leaders tasked with the challenge of making hybrid work, work.
Spending on infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is expected to grow the most, with platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and software-as-a-service (SaaS) showing signs of slowdown, Gartner reports.
Gartner has identified four supply chain reinventions based on supply chain leader priorities. Yet even where reinventions and priorities align, a lack of progress remains in several areas including closing the gap between time spent making a decision and executing it. With only 7% reporting having real-time decision execution, what is the prognosis for supply chain future? In this blog post, Gartner lays out a 5-year reinvention roadmap to supply chain of the future. Read the blog for insight.
With all the different technologies available in Azure and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), it's easy to miss the bigger picture and how they all play into the end-user experience. Some promote convenience; others, security. All lessen the authentication burden on users and increase security posture. Read this technical blog for a walkthrough.
By running data analytics on dedicated processors the way AI workloads now run on GPUs we can crack open Big Data for a new level of insights
Google, Microsoft and Baidu are using tools similar to ChatGPT to turn Internet search into a conversation. How will this change humanity's relationship with machines?
Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), part of Microsoft Entra, earned Microsoft a Leader rank for the 6th year in a row in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Access Management. The recognition is testament to Microsoft's focus on delivering innovative solutions that enable customers to do more with less.
In our continually evolving new normal, it looks likely the hybrid work model will replace conventional, full-time in-office models. This is confirmed by surveys including from McKinsey & Company showing that many millions of Americans engage in hybrid work arrangements and want more of it. To derive the most value from hybrid work and attract and retain talent, leaders of distributed work need to continually fine-tune their approach to work flexibility. In this LinkedIn blog post, former Accenture marketing leader, Katrina Klier, provides tips to consider. Read the blog here.
Companies that spend on technology during downturns historically outperform in recoveries. Covid accelerated spending, but the long-term trend won't change.
From the hybrid paradigm, economic shifts, and cyber challenges, leaders must think differently about their investments and new implementations.