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How a steel giant boosted sustainability by adopting a data-driven mindset

See how Outokumpu is redefining the stainless-steel industry through its digital transformation with Microsoft, lowering CO2 emissions and improving energy efficiency.

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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What we can learn from AkzoNobel’s digital transformation

Savvy businesses are always on the lookout for ways to improve what they do and differentiate themselves from the competition. From organisational restructure to the development of entirely new business models, the quest for continuous improvement takes many forms. But one common factor in almost all modern business leaders’ plans is an emphasis on technological […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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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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Database migration that helps you be ‘better than the best’

The Japanese term dantotsu is difficult to translate, but roughly means ‘better than the best’. Since its founding nearly 100 years ago, Japanese construction and mining equipment multinational, Komatsu, has striven to provide its customers with a service that achieves just that. As part of this mission, Komatsu launched its Dantotsu Strategy in 2003, which […]

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

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Mergon Cut Workplace Accident Rate By 50% – With a Little Help from Microsoft PowerApps

Mergon Cut Workplace Accident Rate By 50% – With a Little Help from Microsoft PowerApps   Innovation doesn’t always take the form of big ideas. It’s often easy to overlook the smaller improvements that incrementally can be hugely transformative for a business.   Based in Castlepollard, Westmeath, Mergon is an innovative technical moulding company providing […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

The Best Coffee Is Brewed In The Cloud

The Best Coffee Is Brewed In The Cloud

Modern coffee is complicated. Gone are the days when a quick cup of ‘instant’ in the morning would satisfy most of us. Coffee is a living, breathing culture, and with it comes a burgeoning set of consumer expectations. Meeting and exceeding them determines whether coffee businesses sink or swim in an industry where you’re only […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Powering a new digital future: Eneco moves to the cloud to deliver sustainable energy across Europe

Harnessing the power of the wind and sun to create green energy solutions is all in a day’s work at Eneco, a sustainable energy company based in the Netherlands. But as the company grew, it faced a big challenge—it wanted to develop sustainable energy solutions in the most efficient way possible, yet its own legacy […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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Infographic: Enabling Connected Field Service

Empowering manufacturers, no matter where you are in your field service journey

Paul Shanahan 

Paul Shanahan 

Intelligent Cloud Business Group Lead

Etex

Etex uses modern tools to unite its business and better focus on customers

When it comes to construction, all components must come together in a timely manner in order to produce the optimum product. While Etex, a Belgian building solution manufacturing company, helps make this a reality on a day-to-day basis, it wanted to find a way to enhance productivity and collaboration internally. With locations across more than […]

Shirley Finnerty

Shirley Finnerty

M365 Business Group Lead

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IoT connected field service has tapped into a new economy of satisfaction

There’s something to be said for how modern convenience has altered customer expectations globally. As the world rapidly moves towards digitisation, traditional values―such as price and product loyalty―are cast aside in favour of curated service experiences. In the field service industry, this has become an area of concern for continuous customer satisfaction and business growth. […]

Niall Fitzmaurice

Niall Fitzmaurice

Dynamics Business Group Lead

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Van Oord eliminates manual processes to access real-time data and insight from any location

By taking advantage of cloud-based AI solutions, one of the world’s largest dredging fleets was able to enhance its processes, free up resources, and focus on future innovation and growth. Imagine the scenario. Multiple ships in locations around the world, all with equipment documentation and certifications requested on a regular basis by internal staff, legislative […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Internet of Things enabling business transformation

Internet of Things enabling business transformation

Are you looking for new business models for your market?

Aisling Curtis

Aisling Curtis

Commercial Director

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