Im not in Vegas for Inspire so im watching from afar and wanted to watch over the keynote and its a long one but a goody. There’s great examples on how digital transformation is here now and how Microsoft and Partners are making this real. Carlsberg showcase what they are doing with beer and Technology. Its defiantly worth a watch, if not hope the below gives a good overview.
We kick off with Gavriella Schuster – Corporate Vice President One Commercial Partner
Starts off with the World Cup 2018 and congrats to France and Croatia.
We turn this into the partner World Cup 2018
Highest customer wins for this year
Winner is Morocco
Microsoft Partner world cup all partners are winners, 30 counties had over double digit growth this fiscal year.
32 of 132 countries represented
Highest attendance for any partner conference !!
3 times more than countries represented in very first conference
Fusion 97 was 21 years ago! Check out the Communications Centre
World has changed quite a bit
NT 4 > Windows Server > Datacentre > Virtualisation > Cloud > Era of digital transformation
Power of Partnership and success delivered year on year
This year we have all Microsoft partners and sellers around the world.
This is welcome to Microsoft READY 2018 !!
Take maximum advantages of time together this week and hear about fiscal year priorities
Learn, build and plan together!
fiscal 18 may take some beating, insight of or because or changes this time last year
So impressed and share a little of success, cant share a lot as earning is on Thursday
3/4 of earnings
Tremendous success in just the first three quarters !
We haven’t hit blue sky
Last year IDC forecasted
a few weeks ago
3/4 of earners wall street predicts Microsoft will land at $100,000,000,000 in revenue, this could change.
for every 1 dollar of revenue its $9.64 of partner revenue
that’s almost 1 trillion dollars this past fiscal year of Microsoft services !
Add predicted double digit growth in cloud and over to 10 billion iot devices and climbing and this make 4.5 trillion in 5 years addressable.
What will partners plans to reach this.
We need to learn from each other and who better to learn from than the top innovators of 2018
EVERY DAY IS A NEW DAY TO SUCCEED !
Next on stage is Judson Althoff – EVP Worldwide Commercial Business
There has never been a better time to be a Microsoft partner !!!
FY18 a landmark year for Microsoft and partners.
Thank you for hard work , dedication of partners
FY18 we stepped forward.
Customer examples, around the world customers are betting on Microsoft and partner ecosystem
partners are the beginning and end, the first and last mile ! bring digital transformation to life!
Bringing cloud services to life inside of customers
making cloud services transform business and change the way they operate
invested in digital selling , more than 3million leads to partner ecosystem
Crown jewels of this commercial model are the one commercial partner model
5 x as many solution vs 1 year today in the commercial workplace.
Intelligent Cloud and intelligent Edge is here ! and its real !
Lets start with intelligent Edge, people experience life via technology. If you think of the last concert you went to people watching through their mobile phones, experience life through technology
Gathering collecting data and reason over the date to drive real world impact.
Intelligent cloud and edge will shape everything to come.
Company has been around over 100 years, railways longer than computing
The way they run and increased safety and products to market, all happens with intelligent cloud and edge.
More than drones collecting data.
this not science fiction its here and now !
six solutions areas
these are linked and purposeful and how we think about technology in our lives
Brazil, they have 4 millions students. Teaching the educators a new way via minecraft. Textbooks via Azure
Dynamics fabric for student information, Azure Machine learning to drive forward drop in drop out rates.
this started from gaming
Modern Life – step into a Microsoft store
Johnston controls – thinking future of smart home technology.
This is way we invested in a free version of Microsoft Teams so that small business can use teams, take it to corporate enterprise!
up to 300 users you can empower collaboration for free !
Book club or scouts you can use Teams and bring it into modern workplace
products and services don’t become valuable without partners
no better place to invest than dynamics 365 !
RBS thinking forward and reimagining financial and banking
Data compared to the new oil
everyone wants to talk about AI, without data is make mistakes with greater confidence.
Build the data
behind all theses logos is an amazing partner or more than one!
Next guest introduce leading executives from Carlsberg
Carlsberg story brings forward the digital transformation
150 countries worldwide
strength the core
building number 1 and 2
position for growth in alcohol free
create a winning culture
Huge technology journey to do this, reimagine infrastructure, migrated to cloud, Office 365 and windows 10 across our ecosystem
over to the lab for beer science
over to Teams
End of last year for 25 years with Liverpool FC we wanted to brew hops
we brought together a diverse teams from labs, marketing, operatives from production lines, special beer for Liverpool football club
Started at anfield to get soil out the ground and took to Denmark to Carlsberg research labs
used the soil and grew the hops, played 24/7 Liverpool fc videos and sounds, really special beer to sounds of Liverpool FC
increased evidence of growth of plants when introduced to sounds
a beer infused with the spirit of the Team itself
Microsoft Teams helps unleash creativity of diverse workforce
back over to Teams again and into planner
a key moment was the harvest moment
used planner and all the teams and harvest event milestone documenting evidence
create a meeting
Teams have all the right tools in the right places to bring this to life
theres a number of partners who brought this to life
opportunity for add ins, build into Teams
Another investment area for partners
taking SAP to the cloud, dev ops
Migration into Azure
migrated 500 servers to azure and to build a modern data platform
dynamics, agile and flexible environment
lets talk Data estate
Carlsberg work with a lot of third parties to delivery strategy
CPaaS – Carlsberg platform as a service
Security bot built on azure cognitive services
Azure the foundation of Dev ops environment and use third parties to speed up innovations
let like at what Carrie the bot does for Carlsberg
lets ask a question, what are the cryptography rules for the network ?
replies with categories
anybody or partner can grab advice from Carrie, bots providing real value.
integrated supply chain score card. dummy data is used
modern data platform allows this to be present
quality, half year review and pulled review manually and presented by PowerPoint
dive into more detail
none of this possible without partners
gone the days of half review meeting and quartely meetings, now its real time.
how do we take the data and transform beer
tech and data to make beer better
trying to use AI and flavour sense to predict what the beer will taste like
Azure machine learning for AI optimised beer
Started collaboration with Microsoft and Danish university for sensors and Microsoft to take data from sensors into Azure
big model but determines what beer will taste like
going to generate millions of data points, new barley and yeast variations, generating a lot of data into core model and learn.
able to use model to predict taste
speeding up process for better beer
now we have great beer how to bring to market
Prototype of connected bar
helps engage with bar owner
manage bar and driving profitability
in the bar is a new keg system draft master module 20
new keg system PET Kegs instead of steel kegs, designed to keep beer fresher for longer. 40 % lighter
6 x longer 31 days compared to few days with steel
beer never exposed to air
no additional co2 or gases
Helps stock managements
8% increased vs 4% decline
how do we use technology?
stock, promotions, messages and sales
drill in warning
taking 3 measurements, compressor, pressure and taps and lines
amber as temperature is higher
carlsberg and service reps see this.
Now we can log in as a service rep and check areas
work with bar owner to solve problems
Rollout is 30+ pilot bars and looking at sensors to bring more globally.
Digital transformation is real life
vision is a connected Carlsberg
FY19 focus areas
Culture needs a growth mind set
invest in culture
fed leads to partners
the Mission !
this ecosystem is special
tribute to Patrick Winter
Built SoftwareOne from ground up
Next Brad Smith
Microsoft is not just a company is a community
Trust on global scale
Opportunity in every country
Use technology to help better solve the world greatest problems
We start with Trust
Machines aren’t attacking machines its governments attacking people
a new level of Arms Control
working to remind the world, advances of 20th century, agreements of governments have legal duty to protect civilians and needs to extend to cyber security.
not just calling for new laws
Last December 12th we acted to dismantle north Korean group responsible for wannacry attack
44 companies agreeing to new cyber security tech accord
all pledge to help protect every customer
foundation to build coordinated action
take more steps with partners and other to continue to better protect customers
2nd issue privacy
2018 a year about privacy 25th May where GDPR came into force
important around the world not just Europe
Microsoft stopping government
new issue of 2018
Ethics for AI
its not about what computers can do but what computers should do
Goal to spark conversation
a topic for the world
we think together about the ethics for AI – we need a global conversation
one other aspect of AI importance of diversity
we are empowering computers that were made by humans, we need a workforce to reflect the diversity of the world
more support for open source development
A journey for Microsoft, no one would have Microsoft is open source best friend
Microsoft started 43 years ago and the very first product launched Microsoft
a tool for developers
taking new responsibilities to serve as the store for developers around the world
Microsoft have the opportunity to help github be a better github. the same as LinkedIn.
two technology divides
digital skills and broadband divide
Building a global movement for computer science
we live in a world where broadband is the electricity
US 25 million lack broadband access
AI for good
Launched two new programs – AI for earth