Insights2019-07-09T10:53:42+10:00

A Customer Data Platform Picks Up Where CRM Leaves Off

If you had access to all your customer data, how would you use it? That's the question you should consider before you begin to bring your data together; then you can position your organisation for success. With the Azure data platform, you can take advantage of the efficiency and agility of the cloud by easily migrating to the cloud without changing code. Unlock insights and make predictions faster with Azure. Axle Cloud and Microsoft are here to help you get the most out of your data. Contact us today to find out how we can help you transition to the data platform that IT pros trust.

Missing Children Society of Canada

Missing Children Society of Canada uses social media to get the word out about missing children. Everything was going well with their social media push notification system until their system went down. Axle Cloud knows you can't afford an interruption in your service--that's why we're here to help. To prevent further interruptions in service, MCSC migrated to Azure. With Azure cloud services, the first responders can immediately push information out to social media. The applications of Azure services are endless and can be used to scale your data with AI. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.

Intelligent cloud computing lifts villages out of water poverty

Axle Cloud knows greater computing power enables greater innovations. See how researchers are using Microsoft Azure to develop new ways to eliminate water poverty in Kenya. Cloud-based computing gives each device the power of the cloud; machine learning algorithms using integrated data make information usable to decision makers. Processes are significantly faster, parameters can be explored quickly and information is collected and analysed at a higher rate. Information is power, and with the right tools these researchers harness that power and maximise efficiency to solve real-life issues.

GEICO turbocharges insurance innovation with Microsoft Azure

Cumbersome legacy infrastructures slow you down. Axle Cloud knows that in today's hyper-paced business landscape, digital transformation is the only way to out-service the competition. GEICO, the giant auto insurance carrier, credits the #Azure cloud-computing platform with helping it break down traditional information silos and transition to a DevOps model in the cloud. With automated provisioning and software deployment, plus rock-solid availability, GEICO delivers premier customer service and continues to grow at a record pace. Let us get you on the fast track to digital transformation. Contact us today to get started.

Customer story: Allscripts

Allscripts, a leading healthcare software manufacturer, needs to host its applications securely and reliably. At Axle Cloud, we know that security and reliability can be tough to find today. That's why we're here to help. In just three weeks, Allscripts lifted and shifted to Azure dozens of applications running on 1,000 virtual machines. With its data backed up by Azure SQL Database, Allscripts is ready for its digital future. We can do the same for you. If you have any interest in a secure and reliable IT service provider, join with us and Microsoft to bring your organisation to the next level.

Azure enabling precision agriculture

Human ingenuity created agriculture. Now, technology is aiding human ingenuity to ensure a sustainable future for farming that can feed the ever-growing global population. Azure provides the capability to integrate Machine Learning into the processing and analysing of ground sensor and drone data to maximise soil productivity. With Azure, farmers now have the processing power of the cloud, capable of transferring large amounts of data seamlessly, and then turning that data into valuable insights and results. Axle Cloud can help your business achieve the advantages of Azure, too. Contact us to find out how.

Utilize your data effectively with Office 365 functionality

Axle Cloud knows that making sense of data is crucial to maximising productivity and resources. With the impressive array of data analysis, monitoring, and organisation tools, Microsoft Office 365 enables you to put your data to work. The Power BI application provided by Office 365 delivers insightful analysis and reports, giving you meaningful results. Indivior uses Power BI to handle the voluminous amount of data generated by medical research with ease, making compliance and approval from Government departments simple. Axle Cloud knows that Office 365 can help your business. Contact us to find out how.

Broadclyst School–Communicating with Skype

Real-time communication can boost productivity, broaden perspectives and build stronger partnerships. Axle Cloud knows that with the right tools, teams can share their work and ideas to benefit group projects and develop stronger working relationships. The Broadclyst School uses #Office365 with Skype for Business to facilitate communication and collaboration among student teams around the world--supporting pupil engagement and enhancing their curriculum. Skype also encourages parent partnerships with the school by enabling parents to attend and participate virtually in school meetings when they can't be there in person.

How CIOs can promote diversity and inclusion

Is your workplace as diverse as it needs to be? If you're looking to create a more diverse workforce, there are a few things you can do to ensure you're getting the right talent. You can start by listening to your employees. Find out where they need support and how to deliver it to them. Business runs better when you have the right tools to promote communication within your organization. At Axle Cloud, we have been helping businesses just like yours to facilitate communication and achieve more by planning and implementing the right digital solutions. Contact us today to find out more.

Gen Z Brings a Whole New Dynamic to the Workforce

For the Gen Z army flooding the global talent pool, tech and feedback are a top concern when looking for potential companies to work for. They've grown up with instant feedback, and they expect that same feedback at work. Adopting the right tech solutions can go a long way in helping your managers provide feedback quicker. Tools like Teams allow your employees to co-author documents and make corrections on the fly. At Axle Cloud, we want to help you plan and adopt the collaborative solution that works best for your application so you can attract the best talent. Contact us today to learn more.

Customer story: City of Corona

Do you want to make an impact on your organisation? As an IT manager for the City of Corona, Kyle did. He saw an opportunity to pioneer IT technology and created a plan to help change the city's IT infrastructure. Using Microsoft 365 and Azure, Kyle connected thousands of the city's devices, so first responders had faster response times, traffic managers had real-time data and the various departments could communicate more effectively. Think outside the box and shift to a modern business platform with Microsoft. Contact Axle Cloud to find out how.

Why companies who hire people with disabilities outperformed their peers

Some companies are afraid to hire people with disabilities. They fear added costs, such as boosts in healthcare expenses and loss of productivity. But these are misconceptions. Most white-collar jobs can be done remotely as easily as they can be from the office, which can improve flexibility and autonomy for employees in a modern workplace. How are you helping your diverse workforce achieve more? At Axle Cloud, we can help you to modernize your workplace with industry-leading tools. Contact us today to learn more.

Technology Trends That Will Radically Change The Face Of Customer Care

Lack of knowledge among representatives is one of the biggest pains for customers. That's an issue we can help with. Axle Cloud is here to assist you in gathering the right set of tools to enable your representatives to provide great customer service. With an appropriate customer relationship management tool, log and access customer history so you can immediately tailor your approach and facilitate customer needs quickly. With the tools to customise individual customer service experiences, your organisation can reap the rewards of increased customer satisfaction. Contact us today to find out how we can help you do the same.

Customer story: Fleet Complete

During a recent surge in business, mobile-workforce-management company Fleet Complete delivered seamlessly -- even after extensive flooding at their Toronto headquarters! With secure @Microsoft cloud technology, including Microsoft Azure, Teams and Dynamics 365, the company has experienced over 50% YOY growth--despite the threat of disaster. Does your company have a business continuity and disaster recovery plan in place? Axle Cloud can help. Contact us to learn more.

Achieve more with Microsoft Azure

At Axle Cloud, we believe that intelligent technology is the key to amplifying our human ingenuity and empowering us all to achieve more. With Microsoft Azure you can extend the capabilities of your data to new heights and turn your ideas into solutions faster, using a trusted cloud that is designed for you. Contact us to learn how you can tap into even greater potential with the help of Microsoft #Azure. Your vision. Your cloud.

The Seattle Seahawks use Azure to provide insights into the mystery of the rehab process

This week, Azure demonstrates its versatility by providing insights from rehabilitation workouts. DaShawn Shead knows what it takes to be a champion. He also knows what it's like to face obstacles. With the cloud-based computing power of Azure, DaShawn and the Seahawks work to gain an edge through the performance-driven metrics and insights provided during rehabilitation workout sessions. Azure captures and analyses data faster and more efficiently, letting you focus on the processes that yield results. Contact us to find out more.

Move to the Cloud with Azure

Axle Cloud is excited to bring you an insightful new customer story from Microsoft that highlights the real business advantages four companies gained in beginning their digital transformations with Microsoft Azure. You'll see how ASOS, British Airways, Rockwell Automation and GEICO moved data to the cloud and gained powerful advantages that helped them compete and succeed in a dynamic business landscape. From serving an overload of webpage requests to supporting valuable data analysis and business insights, #Azure is the cloud they count on to deliver solid business results. How can #Azure help you meet the data challenges facing your company? Contact us to find out.

Customer story: John’s Crazy Socks shows the world what employees with disabilities can achieve

If you're looking for an example of what is possible when you give people a chance, look no further than the father and son duo at John's Crazy Socks. John and his father, Mark, created the company to spread happiness and show the world what employees with different abilities can achieve. With 35 employees--16 with disabilities--John's Crazy Socks is unlocking the potential of the workers they employ. At Axle Cloud, we want you to have the tools you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you integrate a solution that allows you to unlock the potential of your team.

Customer story: Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial 2019: We All Win

Having the right tools enables you to connect with others and achieve more than you ever thought possible. The kids in this video found a level playing field by having the right controller tailored to their needs. With the right tools, they can connect and achieve more with their team. Imagine if your team had the right solutions--ways to tailor your modern workplace to fit the individual needs of every employee. At Axle Cloud, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours to plan and adopt the right tools so your employees can achieve more. Contact us today to learn how.

Indivior Creates Cures with Office 365

Collaboration is key to boosting productivity and enabling the kind of ingenuity and innovation necessary to develop a cure for addiction. Indivior envisions such a cure and relies on the functionality Office 365 provides to empower their employees to collaborate on new medicines and treatments to deliver it. The ability to share massive amounts of data is crucial, and Office 365 makes sharing and cooperating easy with Co-Authoring. You'll see how the new Office is more secure, more collaborative and more convenient than ever. Axle Cloud can help your business achieve the advantages of Office 365 with CloudPC, too. Contact us to find out how.

Microsoft Teams, the hub for teamwork in Office 365

According to a recent study, 80% of employee time is spent collaborating with others. That's 4 days of each work week spent on teamwork. If you don't have a collaborative environment for your workers, you may find it takes a long time to make decisions, go to market, and respond to customers. At Axle Cloud, we have a team of experienced professionals. We want to help you plan and integrate new solutions like Microsoft Teams, part of our CloudPC package, that can help you boost productivity by 17%. Contact us today to learn more about how we're positioned to help you achieve more.

Introducing Microsoft Teams (part of CloudPC)

According to IWG, as many as 70% of employees work remotely at least one day each week. With a distributed workforce, individual team members and diverse employees bring different expectations, preferences, and tool demands. That's why it's important to have the right tools that everyone knows. Adopting a familiar modern workplace with solutions like Microsoft Teams part of our CloudPC package can help bring your workforce together. At Axle Cloud, we have the expertise and experience to help you integrate the modern workplace you need to achieve more. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help.

Customer story: Teesside University fills the digital skills gap using Microsoft Teams

At Teesside University, the staff have a passion for digital transformation and the many possibilities tech holds. That's why when it came time to adopt a modern collaboration solution, they knew they needed a broad range of features. With Teams, they can collaborate from anywhere, embed pictures, co-author documents, and satisfy their long list of needs. At Axle Cloud we know you're passionate about the future of digital solutions in your workplace. We want to help you modernize with a suite of tools that's right for your business. Contact us today to learn how we can help.

Customer story: Providence St. Joseph Health

How does your business engage customers? Chances are, like many businesses, your system could use a little improving. Providence St. Joseph employees must facilitate patient needs quickly and that means having instant access to patient history. Your team needs the tools to do the same and Axle Cloud knows how to help. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a powerful CRM tool that your organisation can employ to streamline the information flow from customer to employee. Contact us to find out how we can help you integrate a suite of Microsoft services to help drive your customer experience to new heights.

CloudPC Empowers a School to Take a Different Approach

Axle Cloud introduces a thought-provoking new customer story from Microsoft. In this video, we focus on how advanced digital tools help Broadclyst School drive the future by supporting its students on the leading edge of learning. Without any extra funding, Broadclyst manages to provide devices for each child and create learning spaces that teach them skills they'll need in life. Contact us to learn how #Office365 and Microsoft tools can create a solid foundation for your organisations future.

Sodexo wields Microsoft 365 solutions in global transformation

Integrated service offerings require integrated solutions. With so many moving parts, Sodexo knew that focusing on utilising technology was the key to efficiently managing their various services. By moving to the cloud and adopting several Microsoft tools, Sodexo was able to improve customer experience and their own internal management, saving both them and their customers valuable time and money. Curious about what an integrated, cloud-based approach could do for your business? At Axle Cloud, we are, too, and we are excited to help you find out. Contact us to learn more.

Workplace Agility: The True Secret To Improving Productivity And Efficiency

What is an agile workplace? The term is thrown around a lot, but this article dives deeper into what being agile really means. In simple terms, it's the ability to work quickly, seamlessly and cohesively. There are many tools that can help with creating an agile workplace for any business. At Axle Cloud, we can help you to quickly, seamlessly and cohesively improve agility in your or your friends and families workplace. Contact us to find out more.

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