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NIS2 is almost here. Are you ready? 

NIS2 is almost here. Are you ready? 

NIS2 is Europe’s comprehensive blueprint for cybersecurity resilience for all organizations that support critical infrastructure across 18 sectors including energy, finance, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing and more. In just six months’ time, 180,000 organizations involved in this sector will need to ensure they comply, or face potentially stiff penalties and disruption to their operations.   The […]

Mike Hughes

Mike Hughes

Business Group Director, Security at Microsoft Western Europe

Polestar

Elevating customer support at Polestar through AI

All fast-growing companies know how hard it is to grow without losing quality along the journey. For a car company like Polestar, with a high-end product and a strong brand image, the relationship to customers and potential customers is extremely important. So how do you achieve higher customer satisfaction and lower your costs per customer […]

Helena Kappen

Helena Kappen

Marknadschef Microsoft Sverige

Microsoft Power Women Awards 2024

Amplifying Ambition to Spark Inspiration – Microsoft Power Women Awards 2024

The Microsoft Power Women Awards are part of Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to inspire a new generation and invest in female tech talent. Women make up almost half (49%) of total employment across non-STEM occupations, but just 29% of all tech-related roles.1 For high-level leadership positions such as VP and C-suite, representation drops to 17.8% and […]

Joana Pires

Joana Pires

Director Partner Go to Market Strategy - EMEA

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AI momentum in Europe: How organizations are creating value with AI transformation

With 67% of businesses in Europe using AI today according to the IDC, there is real momentum in investing in this technology. The infusion of data in all business operations, the availability of pretrained models, investments in AI infrastructure and new expertise on AI implementation are fuelling this growth and creating an abundance of AI […]

Joacim Damgard

Joacim Damgard

President, Microsoft Western Europe

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Building cybersecurity resilience with generative AI

In the two or so minutes it will take you to read this post – there will be 480,000 attacks that Microsoft has blocked. That’s 4,000 attacks per second, and just represents one vector of attack via identity authentication. The finding is from our annual digital defense report which has shown the sophistication, speed and […]

Mike Hughes

Mike Hughes

Business Group Director, Security at Microsoft Western Europe

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Walking before you run: is your workplace ready for GenAI?

In all the excitement around the potential of generative AI, it’s easy to focus on one misleading question. Business leaders don’t really need to ask themselves whether their organization should use generative AI. With findings from the IDC showing that organizations are realizing an average return of $3.5 for every $1 they’ve invested in generative […]

Joacim Damgard

Joacim Damgard

President, Microsoft Western Europe

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How Generative AI will give cybersecurity teams the ultimate advantage

As all organizations digitize and become data-led, the promise of increased growth and prosperity is significant. According to PWC, the net gains from AI will total $2.5 trillion in Europe by 2030. At the same time, it’s important to recognize that the cyber-threat landscape is expanding at a rapid pace. For example, in Microsoft’s 2023 […]

Joacim Damgard

Joacim Damgard

President, Microsoft Western Europe

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Creating AI brilliance with roadmap clarity and culture

2023 was a year where AI seemed to be everywhere. From government organizations to large corporations, start-ups and more, hundreds of businesses across Europe have heard plenty of stories and buzz about AI’s potential and what it can do to transform businesses and accelerate innovation. At Microsoft, we’re already seeing this buzz turn into something […]

Joacim Damgard

Joacim Damgard

President, Microsoft Western Europe

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