The Cloud Luminaries Series

Industry leaders and business executives from around the globe share their cloud productivity success stories and their vision for selecting Office 365.

Customer stories

Liberty Mutual launches an IT transformation

“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.

Customer stories

Flex—delivering supply chain innovation on a global scale with
Office 365

“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.

Customer stories

Macy’s sets the standard for empowering employees using
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…

Customer stories

Carlsberg continues to brew local favorites with global efficiency using Office 365

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.

Customer stories

Quintiles quickly transforms into global modern workplace with Office 365

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.

Customer stories

Connected on day one—The Kraft Heinz Company creates united workforce quickly and smoothly

“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.

Customer stories

Digitalizing teamwork to transform customer care in the insurance industry

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.

Customer stories

ABB—sparking innovation through the collective power of knowledge

“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.

Customer stories

Louis Vuitton: building on a global culture of tradition and innovation

“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.

Customer stories

IT leader of world’s no. 1 chemical company talks ‘business-centered technology’

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…