G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers’ digital and business transformation effort focused on maximizing customer service, revenue and cost savings is exceeding expectations. The company has Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Dynamics 365 Field Service on the Microsoft Power Platform to thank for that. Read this customer story to discover how Microsoft solutions give G&J Pepsi the 360-degree customer visibility it needs to optimize frontline employee effectiveness, improve efficiencies and reduce costs.

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Microsoft announced updates to Neural TTS, a Speech capability of Cognitive Services. These updates include a multilingual voice (JennyMultilingualNeural) that can speak 14 languages and a preview feature in Custom Neural Voice that allows customers to create a brand voice that speaks different languages.

Read this Microsoft developer post for details on the technology behind these feature updates with Uni-TTSv3.

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Dynamics 365 applications enable you to manage financial risk and reduce fraud by moving away from transactional financial management to proactive, predictive operations. Take this guided tour to see how by optimizing financial operations with AI-powered insights and embedded analytics, Dynamics 365 helps organizations drive performance, protect revenue and take better care of their people.

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Azure Virtual Desktop, formerly known as Windows Virtual Desktop, used to be an all or nothing decision for running VMs from the Azure cloud. Not anymore. Today, you use Azure, Azure Stack HCI to get the full Windows experience in a hybrid environment. Watch this 10-minute video for a roundup of the latest, cross-platform hybrid management enhancements in Azure.

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Managing a complex supply chain and cross-border supplier and customer relationships is no simple task. When Swiss fabricator Jansen AG sought a better way to tackle the challenge by mapping multiple divisions into one legal entity, it implemented Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management with Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate.

Read this customer story to see how Microsoft solutions help Jansen resolve complex reporting requirements and digitize production to better meet modern business priorities and be prepared for opportunities to come.

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Sudden changes prompted by COVID-19 have driven retailers to accelerate the digitization of their businesses. In discussions with leaders across the sector, KPMG found five areas where retail executives are applying new technology and tactics to contend with a highly fluid social, economic and health environment. Download this eBook to explore KPMG’s findings and what they mean to your retail business.

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Microsoft Azure delivers a variety of tools enabling businesses to manage virtual machines and containers across clouds and in data centers with a single platform. To organizations dealing with the complexities of constantly evolving regulations and security threats, these tools offer compelling advantages, especially when deployed in a hybrid cloud environment. The blog, “Microsoft Azure Expands its Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Reach,” provides an overview of hybrid cloud infrastructure challenges and how Microsoft Azure tools address them. Read the blog for a walkthrough of the latest features and enhancements.

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Businesses are challenged to create a singular view of the products they manufacture that are reliable, secure and compliant to support operational processes and analytics.

Product information management (PIM) is the critical piece of the puzzle that allows organizations to support product content and master data management.

Get this datasheet for an overview of how Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management enables effective PIM as well as main benefits and key features.

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