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  • Cortana explained: How to use Microsoft's virtual assistant for business

    Cortana has a massive installed base in Windows 10, but Microsoft's virtual assistant doesn't get the same respect as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri or Google Assistant. Here's what Cortana does and how it's uniquely positioned for the workplace.

    Written by Matt Kapko07 Feb. 18 22:24
  • 12 Microsoft Power BI success stories

    Microsoft Power BI provides organizations with self-service business intelligence tools that allow users to analyze, visualize and share data using the familiar Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Here are 12 success stories built on Power BI.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud16 Aug. 17 20:00
  • Why Microsoft is going all-in on AI

    Microsoft has positioned artificial intelligence as being as important as Windows, Office and Cloud. Here's why.

    Written by Paul Rubens10 Nov. 16 02:14
  • Microsoft Teams targets Slack in crowded collaboration market

    Microsoft took its time developing the Teams collaboration app for enterprise, but the service's success will likely have less to do with timing and everything to do with its 85 million Office 365 customers.

    Written by Matt Kapko03 Nov. 16 23:53
  • What's next for LinkedIn?

    Following Microsoft's blockbuster $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, many questions remain regarding the professional social network's future.

    Written by Matt Kapko04 Aug. 16 22:00
  • Microsoft wins battle for Boeing in war with AWS

    Boeing chose the Azure cloud platform because Microsoft agreed to collaborate on analytics software intended to help improve operational efficiency in the narrow margin aviation sector.

    Written by Clint Boulton03 Aug. 16 00:00
  • CIOs question value of Microsoft’s LinkedIn buy

    More than a month after the news of the massive acquisition broke, some CIOs are still wondering exactly what Microsoft is getting in the $26.2 billion deal.

    Written by Clint Boulton22 July 16 03:43
  • Should Apple worry about Microsoft-IBM deal?

    IBM’s new partnership with Microsoft nearly mirrors a deal the enterprise giant struck with Apple in 2014. But that’s where the similarities end.

    Written by Matt Kapko22 July 16 01:27
  • Microsoft's big bet on LinkedIn not just about data

    The initial shock of Microsoft's massive $26.2 billion bet on LinkedIn has mostly worn off, but it's still unclear just what Microsoft will do with LinkedIn, how the social network's loyal users will react to related change, and how Microsoft will integrate LinkedIn data with its products.

    Written by Matt Kapko16 June 16 03:27
  • 5 reasons the Surface Pro 4 is fit for the enterprise

    The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the clear choice of hybrid for the enterprise -- and for good reason. Here are five features that make this device the best option for business users.

    Written by Sarah K. White09 June 16 21:15