Businesses live and die by metrics. Everywhere, the sheer volume of data is being examined, reexamined and leveraged. Let’s take a look at one part of the business world – more specifically, the retail space – to see what this industry is doing in Big Data.
The first ever Microsoft Ignite conference is over. The expo hall is closed and the dust has begun to settle. With more than 20,000 attendees focusing across all major product lines, there was a lot to take in. I wanted to share a few points that stood out to me as points to consider in the coming months.
The HIMSS 2015 conference, noted as the largest health IT event in the industry, was held in Chicago on April 12-16. This year, I had the good fortune to both attend the conference and work in our healthcare booth. This was my fourth HIMSS, and, as usual, it was filled with good conversations, informative sessions and lots of fun in booth #1231.
What are the top nine reasons to employ Office 365 in your business? First, what is Office 365?
Office 365 is a subscription-based online suite of software products that improve business productivity. The most popular components under the Office 365 brand are Exchange Online (email) and Office 365 ProPlus, the familiar desktop application products used daily (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, OneNote and the Lync and Outlook clients). SharePoint Online (cloud-based file sharing and storage) and Lync Online (instant messaging, presence and web conferencing) finish out the top four components. Office 365 is Microsoft’s fastest selling product with revenues growing over 100 percent quarterly.