Tag Archives: Microsoft

LinkedIn Acquisition Will Boost Microsoft CRM Dominance

June 21, 2016 — 

LinkedIn acquisition fuels Microsoft’s expansion by introducing natively integrated social, analytics, and more. Just last week, Microsoft announced they would be acquiring professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the largest acquisition in the company’s history. Under the terms of the acquisition — and with the…Read more…

Free Software: Too Good to Be True

June 13, 2016 — 

Free software may cost more than you think. Imagine you’re in the market to buy a car. When doing research, what do you look for? Does it have to be sporty? Have 4-wheel drive? Will you only consider blue cars? Or cars with leather…Read more…

Address Verification Quick Sheet

March 16, 2016 — 

The topic of address verification is unlikely to become the Next Big Thing™ everyone talks about when they go out with their friends on the weekends. But for nonprofits who to truly want to be successful, it must be high on the priority list. So…Read more…

Gartner: Microsoft Named Magic Quadrant Leader 9 Years Running

February 12, 2016 — 

For the ninth consecutive year, world-renowned research and advisory firm Gartner has positioned Microsoft as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence for its cloud-based Power BI software product. And for the first time, Power BI also placed furthest in ‘completeness…Read more…

Microsoft’s New Partnership Philosophy

January 22, 2016 — 

Not one to sit idle, Microsoft has been on a big-time partnership kick over the past year. Cooperation and partnerships appear to be the new vision for Microsoft. Since Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft two years ago, replacing Steve…Read more…

Microsoft Office 365 Continues To Dominate

January 5, 2016 — 

2015 was a very good year for Microsoft Office 365 — as well as for products and applications that leverage Office, such as StratusLIVE! — thanks in large part to the boom in adoption rates for cloud computing among businesses and nonprofits. In…Read more…

Latest Acquisition Boosts Microsoft Data Insight

December 28, 2015 — 

In other great Microsoft news, it was announced that the software giant recently completed the acquisition of Metanautix, a data analysis company whose aim is to tear down data silos in order to “connect the ‘data supply chain,’ no matter what [sic]…Read more…

Microsoft Venture Expands Philanthropic Investment

December 8, 2015 — 

Tech giant reaffirms commitment to philanthropic mission with launch of new organization  Microsoft is known for its charitable programs, mainly thanks to the ongoing work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One of the reasons that StratusLIVE is built on the…Read more…

Microsoft Ousts Salesforce As Most Used Business Cloud App

September 9, 2015 — 

As more companies embrace the cloud, Microsoft emerges as the leader among cloud apps for business. When the founders of StratusLIVE chose Microsoft Dynamics CRM as the platform on which we built our award-winning nonprofit software, it was following extensive research into Microsoft’s capabilities, functionality, integration, and vision….Read more…