Industry leaders and business executives from around the globe share their cloud productivity success stories and their vision for selecting Office 365.
“As Microsoft continues to innovate with Office 365, we will continue adding and rolling out more services that have value for Facebook. In that way, we’re not just buying the capabilities that Office 365 offers today. We are also buying capabilities that Microsoft will offer over time, and expect even greater things to come.” —Read Facebook CIO’s blog on enabling productivity for its global workforce.
“Hershey is a highly collaborative company, and we sought out a technology solution that would enhance the strong spirit of teamwork in our corporate culture. Moving to the Microsoft Cloud was a natural evolution toward enterprise connectivity, helping us meet the fast-paced changes in the global snacking industry and stay ahead of customer behavior.” —Learn more from Hershey’s CIO and three part video series profiling the company’s digital transformation.
It’s been said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. At The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, that’s never been truer—innovation is an integral part of the culture at Goodyear. —Read more from Sherry Neubert, CIO, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to understand the connection between Office 365 and Innovation at Goodyear.
“In a business where rapid change is the norm, we need to accelerate how we do business. We use Office 365 to expedite teamwork, break down barriers across functions and improve mobility and personal productivity.” —Learn how James McGlennon, executive VP and CIO at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, is staying ahead of disruptors with Office 365 and an IT transformation.
“The notion of continuous improvement is well established, but we wanted to make sure we’re capturing opportunities to enhance operations across every facet of our business, from the IT department to the factory floor. We’re supporting that effort with Microsoft Office 365.” —Read more from John Wrenn, VP of IT at Flex, to learn how the global manufacturer enabled a successful digital transformation with Office 365.
“We’ve transformed our stores through technology by giving our leaders all the communication, information, and data they need at their fingertips, without tethering them to a desk. By providing Microsoft Surface devices, we’ve made them mobile. By giving them Microsoft Office 365, we’ve enabled unprecedented collaboration and access to information, providing for one version of the truth.” Read the post from Sue McMahon, group vice president of Retail Communication for…
Carlsberg has a unique approach to building our business. We’ve grown from four small markets in 2000 to a global beer brand with 80 breweries—we don’t just ask for conformity, we ask for a great local beer that reflects that region’s taste and culture. This requires close collaboration and coordination across markets, and Office 365 helps us achieve this.
Quintiles is growing quickly, and until recently, we had trouble with our collaboration services keeping pace with our rapid growth and giving employees what they needed to work effectively as part of a global team. That’s changed now that we switched to Microsoft Office 365, which we chose because it supports mobility, security, business agility and seamless collaboration.
“The importance of teamwork and collaboration? It’s the base of how our company operates. In an organization that is global, Office 365 is the engine helping us to be one single company, one single organization…working together.” —Read more from Francesco Tinto, Global CIO, and Leandro Balbinot, NA CIO, and watch the Kraft Heinz videos for more on merger success on day one.
AIA is accelerating the speed of employee communication and collaboration to support our continued focus on personal attention to individuals, which has been our way of doing business for the past 90 years. To help achieve this objective, we introduced Microsoft Office 365 business productivity services to more than 20,000 users across the Asia Pacific region where AIA operates.
“My challenge is to ensure that creativity and inspiration continue to flourish at ABB without any technological barriers. How do we meet this challenge for a global company with people working in roughly 100 countries? We connect people to enable collaboration, and for that we use Microsoft Office 365.” —Read more from Andy Tidd, global chief information officer at ABB.
“We see Office 365 as the perfect driver to support transparency, collaboration and the sharing of knowledge among sales associates, designers and artisans in a globally united Louis Vuitton.” —Read more about Louis Vuitton’s passion for tradition and innovation with Office 365 in this post by Franck Le Moal, CIO.
Wiebe van der Horst runs IT at BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, like a collaborative team—which is likely one of the reasons he was Germany’s ‘CIO of the Year’ in 2014. Van der Horst believes “IT is not about technology, it’s about generating business value” and adopting Office 365 has been a “paradigm shift” in how the company works. He recently talked with Microsoft about human-centered change and business-centered…