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A new generation of communication tools for a new generation of Alcoa workers

A new generation of communication tools for a new generation of Alcoa workers

At the Alcoa plant in Fjardaal, Iceland, a magnetic board was used to assign shifts, while company-wide announcements were made via standard email–both of which required people to be physically present. The adoption of #Microsoft #Teams transformed these otherwise manual tasks into a workflow better suited to a new generation of digitally savvy Alcoa employees who all carry smartphones. Watch the video to see the transformation, then contact Workestrate to see how we can help transform your organization.

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Japanese waitress and self-taught Power BI and Azure developer digitally transforms her restaurant–and the industry

Japanese waitress and self-taught Power BI and Azure developer digitally transforms her restaurant–and the industry

Akiyoshi Shinobu, a waitress at Ebiya restaurant in Ise, Japan, wanted two things: to improve dining experiences for customers and create a great place to work for colleagues. So she enrolled in a nearby computer school and taught herself #Microsoft #PowerBI and #Azure. Today, the applications that she created for Ebiya are enabling the restaurant to deliver superb customer service while helping to reduce food waste. More impressive, other restaurants and larger enterprises in the industry are now calling upon Akiyoshi to help solve their problems. Watch this video to see her incredible story, then contact Workestrate to learn how we can help your organization create its own great story.

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Modernize and empower sales teams with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales Professionals

Modernize and empower sales teams with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales Professionals

Today’s sellers work with an average of 6.8 stakeholders and 16 colleagues per deal, making sales cycles longer and more complex. On top of that, they belong to twice as many teams as they did only a few years ago, and are more mobile than ever before. To stay ahead of the curve, modern sellers need to evolve beyond legacy methods of tracking customer interactions and the status of deals in progress. #Microsoft #Dynamics365 can help with that by streamlining processes via interactive dashboards, integration with familiar tools like Office 365, sales capabilities embedded in mobile apps, and intelligent guidance toward optimal outcomes. Watch the video to find out more, then contact Workestrate to see how we can help your sales teams build greater sales momentum and close more deals.

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Customer story: Garner Foods

Customer story: Garner Foods

Although Garner Foods is based in South Carolina, they sell their products all over the world. With digital tools, their projects are easily managed remotely, and team members can work from anywhere.

With help from Microsoft Business, Garner Foods remains a fourth-generation family business while becoming a world-class operation in terms of IT infrastructure. And with enterprise-grade #security across all company- and employee-owned devices, company information is always secure.

Contact us at Workestrate to learn what else you can do with our #Microsoft solutions!

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Microsoft a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise BI Platforms

In a crowded field of business intelligence (BI) solutions providers, #Microsoft was singled out as a leader in the latest analyst report from Forrester entitled, “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise BI Platforms (Vendor-Managed), Q3 2019.” In addition to receiving the highest scores in the two categories of strategy and market presence, Forrester also notes that “Power BI leapfrogged the competition” and recommends “…that organizations consider Power BI as their main enterprise BI platform before looking elsewhere.” Read the full story and download the Forrester report by visiting the #PowerBI blog.

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Protect your business: Recognize the top three security threats, plus one you may not know about

Protect your business: Recognize the top three security threats, plus one you may not know about

Security threats take many forms. You may know about the three most common types of cyberattacks (viruses, phishing, and ransomware), but do you know about the internal security threats your company faces?

Awareness is the first step in security and prevention. If you’re unsure of how to protect your company from cyberattacks, we can help. Check out this e-book and give us a call to get started.

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Bringing remote patient care to remote patients with Microsoft Power BI and Azure

Bringing remote patient care to remote patients with Microsoft Power BI and Azure

How do you bring expert healthcare to remote villages in South Africa? For Dr. Raymond Campbell, founder of Phulukisa Health Solutions, cloud-enabled backpacks powered by Microsoft #Azure and #Power BI provided the solution. Each backpack’s device is able to screen for common diseases like tuberculosis, diabetes, and HIV, then deliver the test results back to field doctors within minutes. Watch this short video to see how #Microsoft solutions are enabling one doctor’s vision to help save lives, then contact Workestrate to see how we can help bring your organization’s vision to life.

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