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Microsoft Ireland Alliance for Good Launches to Find Technological Solutions to Societal Issues

Microsoft Ireland Alliance for Good Launches to Find Technological Solutions to Societal Issues

Collaborating with Industry Partners to Innovate for Social Good After six months of learning, researching, working and fun together, I am delighted to share the outcomes of some great work that Microsoft has been involved with here in Ireland. I am incredibly proud of what’s been achieved by this community and I’m excited about the […]

Aideen Cardiff

Aideen Cardiff

Director of Enterprise Consulting Services at Microsoft Ireland

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How Microsoft became an Intelligence Driven Organization – and how your business could do the same

Microsoft has learned how to make digital transformation work, not just from projects undertaken with customers, but also by committing to its own transformation journey. Digital transformation may be a buzzword, but that doesn’t make it meaningless. Far from it – a journey of transformation can open up infinite possibilities for organizations of any size […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Ireland Has a Bright AI Future

I’m looking forward to participating on a panel discussion at this year’s AI Summit to discuss how Ireland can be more successful with AI. The first thing to note here is that industry research places Ireland’s pace at adopting AI as a little slower than other Europe regions. This is based on a number of factors from regulatory issues […]

Kieran McCorry

Kieran McCorry

National Technology Officer

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Harvesting data helps save water

With more than 140 years of history, the financial service company Ibercaja is deeply invested in the north-east region of Spain. In order to support its rural clients and solve the local water scarcity problems, the company now helps farmers to digitally transform their crop management. Key to this transformation are “Internet of Things“ enabled […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Climate-conscious utility companies are becoming data-smarter. Here’s why.

Ever been hit by a pang of guilt after realising someone accidentally left the lights on all day at home, wasting energy? Well, what if you were responsible for allocating power to 1.5 million homes instead? That’s a lot of lights and a lot of energy that needs to be optimised to be there when […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Pitch perfect? The football stadium enhancing their grass with IoT

Is Johan Cruijff Arena the most innovative stadium in the world? It’s certainly looking that way. Well ahead of the curve on taking an environmental stance within their business practices, this Dutch arena achieved carbon neutral status before it had even become a global corporate priority. Now this European entertainment goliath turns its sights towards […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Overcoming a sea of data with Microsoft Azure

With 12,000 ships certified, DNV GL’s job of ensuring they’re built safely and remain safe should be overwhelming, especially with the more than 50,000 inspections it must carry out each year. However, by making use of machine learning algorithms in Microsoft Azure, the company is not only increasing efficiency and satisfying its customers, but it’s […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Why are we spending more on printing than AI?

Why are we spending more on printing than AI? I was taken aback by two pieces of data I saw recently. IDC¹ reported that worldwide spending on AI (Artificial Intelligence) was $24BN in 2018. Reuters² then revealed that the spend on managed print services ALONE was $33BN. Given Microsoft’s recent AI research conducted by EY […]

Ger Perdisatt

Ger Perdisatt

Enterprise Director

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Smarter data that works together

In a world where so many new tools are aimed at the individual, those that emphasise the collective are increasingly valuable. Togetherness and unity are what define the most successful organisations, the businesses that are able to thrive and adapt in an ever-changing landscape of digital transformation and disruptive technology. By unifying relationships, processes and […]

Tuulia Sinijarvi

Tuulia Sinijarvi

Microsoft, Business Apps

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A new way to think about digital transformation: The AI 360° Model

We’re in the midst of a fevered period of hype about how artificial intelligence will shape the future of work. Business leaders across the world are asking themselves a number of questions: How can my company use AI effectively? Are we exploring the right business opportunities? Are we open to change? The journey to digital […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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The power of prediction: how AholdDelhaize is using data and AI to provide more personalised shopping experiences

Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups. Albert Heijn, an Ahold Delhaize brand, is the leading food retailer in the Netherlands and also has stores in Belgium and Germany. Can an algorithm help you bake a cake? For customers of Dutch grocery retailer Albert Heijn, the answer is yes. The company, […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

Artificial Intelligence to create 58 Million new jobs by 2022

Artificial Intelligence to create 58 Million new jobs by 2022

AI will bring greater economic benefits according to a new report from the World Economic Forum.

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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