Microsoft Corp. has announced the availability of new products and services designed to enable people and organizations to put data to work, driving better results for business of all sizes. The announcements were made at Convergence 2015, Microsoft’s annual conference for its business customers.
“Businesses are hungry to seize new opportunities using technologies like machine learning and predictive analytics,” said Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft.
“Only when businesses create a culture that empowers everyone to have access to data and insight that drive action will they be positioned to truly transform.”
Nadella demonstrated products and services built by Microsoft to empower industries, organizations and individuals to drive insight and action from their data.
“Microsoft Azure IoT services combined with Windows 10 IoT for devices and Power BI is fueling a degree of collaboration, visibility and insight from data unheard of in the oil and gas industry — from the oil field and operations center all the way to the boardroom,” said Gary Pearsons, vice president and general manager, Customer Support and Maintenance at Rockwell Automation.
There were several components of today’s announcements:
Tools for industries
Tools for organizations
Tools for individuals
Customers and partners also highlighted the benefits of these products and solutions and demonstrated how they are taking the next steps to use systems of intelligence to transform their businesses.