Vertical Industries

Bringing the future of retail banking to life with Microsoft

By Marcelo Marquez de la Garza, director, Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft This week, the...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/13/2014

Delighting the most discerning digital natives in the cloud

By: Tracy Issel, General Manager, Worldwide Retail, Consumer Goods, Hospitality & Travel at...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 10/24/2014

Manufacturing in the cloud: the move to service businesses

By: Sanjay Ravi, Sr. Director, Worldwide Manufacturing at Microsoft Earlier this week Satya Nadella,...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 10/24/2014

Banking on the Cloud: 3 Steps to a Successful Transition

By: Rupesh Khendry, Director, Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft Satya Nadella, CEO, and...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 10/24/2014

Banking for the unbanked, made possible by cloud and mobile technology

By Karen Cone, general manager, Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft Today at Sibos, Bill Gates...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 10/02/2014

Where’s my cash?

By Colin Kerr, director of business development for financial services at Microsoft Corp Much has...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/29/2014

Putting the Lid on Cybercrime

By Colin Kerr, director of business development for financial services at Microsoft Corp Cybercrime...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/29/2014

FreedomPay and Microsoft Offer Banks enhanced Security to Unlock Customer Payment Data

New security solutions give banks and merchants access to data for smarter marketing and operating...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/29/2014

Ten reasons retail businesses need a strategy for the Internet of Things now

By Tracy Issel, General Manager, Worldwide Retail, Consumer Goods, Hospitality and Travel at...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 08/05/2014

Ten reasons manufacturers need a strategy for the Internet of Things now

By Sanjay Ravi, Worldwide Managing Director for Discrete Manufacturing: High Tech & Electronics,...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 08/05/2014

Can the Financial Services Industry Take Their Data to the Bank?

By: Colin Kerr, Industry Solutions Director, Worldwide Fnancial Services sector at Microsoft Last...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/12/2014

Deliver Data Insights to the Shopping Carts of Retailers

BY: Tracy Issel, General Manager, Worldwide Retail, Consumer Goods, Hospitality & Travel at...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/11/2014

Industrializing Insurance - Milliman

By: Cindy Saccocia, Director, Sales & Marketing, Integrate. The increasing regulatory and...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/10/2014

Insurance and Risk Management: Why the Cloud, and Why Now.

By: James J. Jockle, Chief Marketing Officer, Numerix Insurance companies are taking a hard look at...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/09/2014

Getting Data Smart: The Insurance Policy for the Insurance Industry

By: Tony Jacob, Managing Director, Worldwide Insurance at Microsoft I’m looking forward to the...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/09/2014

Looking Beyond … To the Connected Customer Experience

By: Jim DeMarco, CTO, Redknee I find it appropriate that the title of this year’s...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/02/2014

From Data Exhaust to Data Insight—the Journey ahead for Telcos

By: Rick Lievano, Worldwide Director of Industry Technology Strategy for the Microsoft...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 06/02/2014

The $371 Billion Opportunity for “Data Smart” Manufacturers

By: Sanjay Ravi, Worldwide Managing Director for Discrete Manufacturing: High Tech &...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 05/22/2014

NAB Show 2014: Making Content Delivery Easier and Cost Effective

By Bob De Haven, General Manager, Worldwide Communications& Media at Microsoft This week...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 04/08/2014

Programmatic Buying without industry specific analytics and know-how is a fantasy

Guest Post by Microsoft Partner Decentrix For marketers, data represents both a challenge and an...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 04/01/2014

The Future of Digital Media Consumption in the Media & Broadcast Industry

Guest Post by Microsoft Partner, UI Centric The media industry has undergone radical changes over...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 04/01/2014

Who’s Afraid of Broadcasting In The Cloud?

By Patrick Thurner, CTO, VJU iTV Development GmbH Andrea Köver, CMO, VJU iTV Development GmbH...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 03/31/2014

Do You Have Hidden ROI? Discover it Now!

By: Rance Clouser, Vice President, Field Services, Advocate Health Care Sarah Korf Dill, Client...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 02/24/2014

Driving cost-cutting efficiencies through governance and SAP-interoperability with SharePoint

Working closely with one of the world’s largest energy companies, Gimmal had been tasked with...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 02/12/2014

Three steps to deploying cloud solutions in your industrial operations

If you’re an industrial company, these goals probably seem familiar: maximize the productivity...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 02/12/2014

Investing in the Future of Flight with Microsoft

By: Matt Muta,Global Hospitality and Travel Managing Director, Microsoft We’ve all seen the...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 02/10/2014

Technology that will disrupt retail in 2014

By: Tracy Issel Last week we participated in the National Retail Federation Big Show to share how...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/22/2014

Give workers a great UX and they will rule the world

Give workers a great UX and they will rule the world In such a competitive retail landscape, where...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/14/2014

Successful retailers go social at work

By Tracy Issel Happy employees means happy customers. Retailers know this first-hand. How can...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/14/2014

Jingle All the Way? The ‘Innovation vs. Cost Optimization’ Dilemma

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…” As in Dickens’...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/13/2014

Creating the Perfect Store

What is the perfect store? Brands and retailers would probably say it is one that meets or excels...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/13/2014

Better Retail Insights Mean Better Retail Operations

By Tracy Issel There’s a mantra in retail that seems as critical today as ever: “The...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/13/2014

Get the Best of All Worlds with In-Store Mobile

Consumers demand great experiences and desire instant gratification. Whether it’s online or...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/12/2014

Retail Innovations to Reinvent Customer Interactions

By John Konczal, Global Retail Strategist, Avanade We are in the era of anywhere, anytime retail....

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/12/2014

New retail customers are betting on Microsoft for a connected mobile experience

Look around. Chances are you see your mobile device sitting on the desk, you’re reading this...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 01/12/2014

Mobile Solutions Connecting Citizens with Government

Government agencies often deal with the same types of issues as other businesses. With increased...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/27/2013

Students Prepare for the Business World with Mobile Technology

Schools across the globe are looking for ways to improve the educational experience and better...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/26/2013

Manufacturing Brings Mobile Technology into its Processes

Manufacturing is one of the main engines of our economy. Throughout our history it has helped drive...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/25/2013

Making Doctors and Patients Happy with Mobility

Going to the doctor can be a complicated and time-consuming process: long wait times, drab...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/22/2013

Mobile Technology as a Tool to Deliver Greater Consumer Value in Retail

This is a guest post from David Vitak, Global Business Solutions at Avanade Consumers today are...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/21/2013

The new world of work: How mobile technology is transforming the way small businesses do business

The following post is from Thomas Hansen, Vice President, SMB Worldwide, Microsoft. The office has...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/21/2013

Financial Service Companies Get Down to Business with Mobility

The financial services industry is in the process of rebounding from the financial crisis but now...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/20/2013

On the Move or In the Sky: Mobility Makes Life Easy for Travel and Hospitality Customers

The mobile era is creating new customer expectations during travel. People want their information...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/19/2013

Microsoft is Getting Down to Business with Mobility

Today, in New York City Susan Hauser, corporate vice president of our Enterprise Partner Group, is...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 11/18/2013

How trading shares can be made simple – and cool

This is a guest blog post from our partner Peterevans We are currently witnessing a massive change...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/18/2013

Data is the competitive differentiator for financial services

Technology advances have created an environment where organizations are faced with “big...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/17/2013

Banking on a Blueprint for Next Generation Commerce

This is a guest blog post from Rodney Bowen-Wright, Chief Business Development Officer, FreedomPay...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/17/2013

Microsoft’s CRM Solutions Help Banks Truly Understand Their Customers

Today’s customers are smarter. Smarter because they have quick access to information that is...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/16/2013

SunGard at Sibos 2013 – helping Middle East institutions achieve growth through innovation

This is a guest blog post by Wissam Khoury, regional managing director, SunGard Financial Systems,...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/16/2013

Mobility is transforming the financial services industry

Technology is a driving force for change. Customers’ and employees’ expectations are...

Author: mslosangelesblog Date: 09/15/2013

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