Work & Productivity

Work & Productivity

The workplace is transforming. Learn how to redefine how work gets done and foster employee engagement and culture in exciting new ways.

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SGS: creating a more secure, agile and sustainable infrastructure in the cloud

“If you ask anyone at SGS what’s in the DNA of the company, they will all say the same two words: integrity and safety. We want to add a third word to the list: security.” Frederic Ducret, Global Head of Cloud and IT Infrastructure at SGS is talking about the core qualities that define the […]

Inés Rivas Carnero

Inés Rivas Carnero

Azure Integrated Marketing Manager | Western Europe

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Device-based security for the new hybrid workforce

Ask yourself: Imagine that a senior employee’s laptop is stolen. It could be industrial espionage. Are the security precautions you have in place today sufficient to stop the thief from extracting valuable information or credentials from the laptop? Digital transformation and the changing workplace are shining a light on two intersecting trends: the variety and […]

Lígia Mendonça

Lígia Mendonça

Microsoft Surface Product Marketing Manager — WE HQ

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Five things we learnt from the Security and Compliance Summit

On November 4th 2020, Microsoft Western Europe hosted its first Security and Compliance Summit. Experts and Security Blackbelts from across Microsoft, including the Detection and Response Team and the Digital Crimes Unit, came together virtually to share perspectives on the latest security, compliance and privacy challenges that seek to compromise the modern workplace – a […]

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Sian John

Chief Security Advisor

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Why trust is the essential ingredient in healthcare digital transformation.

My phone had scarcely stopped ringing for weeks. Now it was ringing again. “Veronica,” said the voice at the other end, “we have an idea!” Immediately, I recognized who it was. I’ve known Carlo Tacchetti for almost as long as I’ve been at Microsoft. He’s a professor at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and the […]

Veronica Jagher

Veronica Jagher

Health Market Director, Microsoft Western Europe

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Raad van State: Creating a virtual courtroom through a remote-working solution

“This situation has proven that with the right means, support and trust, you can remove half of the desks in your building – and in that sense, I don’t think we’ll ever see 700 people at the same time in the office again.” Ron Lamers, Project Manager at Raad van State, is talking about the […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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What I’ve learned about public sector digital transformation and trust.

“Oh that must be challenging.” …is what people sometimes say when I tell them about my role in public sector digital transformation. Indeed, they then give me their impression of public services as too large and slow-moving. Well, in some ways they’re right. The public sector has a solemn duty to help citizens lead healthier, […]

Elena Casas

Elena Casas

Digital Transformation Lead, Public Sector, Western Europe

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The power of trust: thoughts on security in the digital age

When you’ve been working in digital security for a quarter of a century, as I have, people often ask what my number 1 piece of advice is to help businesses and organizations build trust with their customers and partners. My answer is always the same: “Don’t be creepy!” I know it’s a cliché to use […]

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Sian John

Chief Security Advisor

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Hybrid learning and GDPR: maintaining security and compliance in disruptive times

Like most areas of society, over the past six months the education sector has had to face challenges unlike any before. Students thrive when they have access to personalized learning. As schools have moved quickly to adapt to remote learning, using technology to create new experiences that meet students’ needs has become more important than […]

Vânia Neto

Vânia Neto

Education Sr. Product Marketing Manager | Microsoft Western Europe

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HUS: sharing data securely to make life-saving decisions

Illnesses and diseases don’t often play fair – an unfortunate truth that was proved by the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, heavily hitting healthcare organizations with challenges the world hadn’t seen in a century. Hospitals needed a rapid response to reduce spreading the virus without affecting patient care. A high-pressure situation for any institution, but […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Maasstad Hospital: Working as one medical team during a crisis

In times of crisis, an organization looks to its leadership for guidance. As COVID-19 spread through Europe in early 2020, Maasstad Ziekenhuis Hospital CEO Peter Langenbach had planned to lead his hospital’s crisis response as he would any other – being present and visible, leadership traits instilled in him during his time in the Dutch […]

Sarah Devitt

Sarah Devitt

Microsoft, Digital Transformation and Public Sector

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Our commitment to privacy and security in Microsoft Teams

Now more than ever, video conferencing has become a huge part of our daily life and work. My team and I at Microsoft have adjusted to the new reality of seeing each other’s homes, complete with dogs, cats and other family members. Everyone around the world is now working, learning, and connecting with colleagues, friends […]

Johanna Winqvist

Johanna Winqvist

Microsoft, Modern Workplace

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Securing your business when staff are working from home 

In times like these, cyber security may not be at the top of our priority lists. But it’s important to be aware of the threats that switching from on-premises to remote working conditions pose to organizations across the world. As we seek to rapidly deploy cloud-based collaboration services to help professionals work from home, we […]

Paul  Huijbregts

Paul Huijbregts

Threat Management (THREATMAN) | Cyber Security

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