Sessions

Opening Keynote: Think Like A Freak To Transform Business

Opening Keynote: Think Like A Freak To Transform Business

1 year ago
Taking his successful Freakonomics ideas to the next level, Levitt will offer an engaging and innovative talk sure to inspire business leaders to think differently about their business. He will talk through the topics that are on every business person’s mind these days: the ways to create behavior change, the incentives that work and don’t […]
Microsoft Mission and Strategy

Microsoft Mission and Strategy

1 year ago
Our mission at Microsoft is to empower every person and organization around the world to achieve more. Microsoft believes every business can unlock the potential of their workforce to truly become an empowered enterprise. This session will highlight how Microsoft is uniquely positioned to help our customers transform through creating more personal computing, reinventing productivity […]
Modern Marketing Transformation

Modern Marketing Transformation

1 year ago
Microsoft has shared its vision to reinvent productivity, empowering people and organizations to achieve more. To support this vision, we must also reinvent our approach to marketing so that it supports the core goals of the company. Please join Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer, to hear about his agenda to transform marketing at Microsoft. He […]
CFO Impact – Driving Performance Through Insights

CFO Impact – Driving Performance Through Insights

1 year ago
A few years ago the majority of Microsoft’s Finance team was doing very transactional work—accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, etc. Then we began to transform the team to impact the business in a more direct way, we did this by putting into place platforms and services necessary to drive performance through insights. As a result, […]
Why, How, What: Windows 10 for the Enterprise

Why, How, What: Windows 10 for the Enterprise

1 year ago
It’s been nearly 6 years since the release of Windows 7. A lot has changed. Cybercrime is alarmingly sophisticated and frequent—and has cost companies billions of dollars. Personal and corporate information co-exist on the same devices and data leakage is rampant. Cloud adoption has redefined corporate network boundaries and managing identity & access has become […]
The Business Impact of Customer Obsession

The Business Impact of Customer Obsession

1 year ago
In todays "age of the customer" CMOs and CIOs need to constantly focus on Customer Experience. Laura Ramos, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester will use this session to discuss how the current shift in buyer behavior and competition is putting additional emphasis on the need for CMOs to use technology to fuel their strategy. […]
Decision Making in the Age of Machine Learning

Decision Making in the Age of Machine Learning

1 year ago
The explosive growth of digital data, advances in scalable analytics, combined with the power of the cloud & its unlimited capacity for data storage/computation marks a unique point in history… an opportunity for organizations to automate and innovate thereby increasing agility and competitive advantage. With tools like Cortana Analytics Suite and Power BI it is […]
Creating More Personal Computing

Creating More Personal Computing

1 year ago
The new generation of Windows is built for the era of more personal computing, in which the mobility of experience across devices is paramount. Windows 10 is designed to have natural interactions, provide mobility of experience, ensure trust with your data, delight consumers and IT, and be a universal platform and store. In this session, […]
Leading the Journey to the Intelligent Cloud

Leading the Journey to the Intelligent Cloud

1 year ago
Microsoft is building the Intelligent Cloud Platform to help enterprises and their customers accelerate their businesses. Scott Guthrie will talk about the cloud solution scenarios being deployed by customers today that create the greatest impact and enable real business transformation. He will also give a preview of the new features and capabilities of Azure and […]
Retail | Big Data + Project Why: Understanding Demand

Retail | Big Data + Project Why: Understanding Demand

1 year ago
Arca Continental desired to extract maximal value from their big data, so they held a competitive bake-off between a host of software vendors & software service providers to discover which path would be best to drive organizational big data unity. Neal Analytics rapidly rose to the top of the service providers through a consistent, deeply […]
Healthcare | Clinician Mobility:  Improving EHR Access, Streamlining Communications, and Helping Clinicians Get Home Earlier

Healthcare | Clinician Mobility: Improving EHR Access, Streamlining Communications, and Helping Clinicians Get Home Earlier

1 year ago
With the increase in usage of mobile devices, and with mandates to use electronic health records systems, clinicians sometimes report a drop in their productivity.  Microsoft has been working with healthcare organizations to help identify the right processes and technology, to help clinicians to respond and interact with their patients effectively, enter patient documentation during […]
Reinventing Productivity and Business Processes

Reinventing Productivity and Business Processes

1 year ago
A friction-free productivity environment is one that allows people, applications, and devices to come together quickly to tackle the challenges, opportunities, and problems that emerge in a business. This reinvention of productivity will impact communications, meetings, collaboration, content creation, file sharing, content management, and business apps. We will review Microsoft’s vision for the future, the […]