5 Microsoft Technologies Boosting the Blue Economy

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The blue economy—work related to our oceans—is a crucial economy of today and tomorrow. From aquaculture for food to offshore wind farms and innovative solutions like algae-based plastics, the ocean offers enormous resource and potential. On the other hand, these vast waters are in danger, threatened by pollution and destabilizing climate change. It’s never been…

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5 Big Highlights from Microsoft Build 2023

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The annual conference for developers and those otherwise inclined is going on this week: Microsoft Build 2023. It’s hosted in Seattle and is available for attendees online as well, from May 23-25. This year is particularly salient with the new advancements in artificial intelligence and Microsoft’s partnering with OpenAI. If you aren’t able to attend…

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Could Quantum Materials Lead to Emergent Intelligence?

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As technologies have advanced—and especially with the rapid rise of AI that’s happening now—we’re seeing incredible capabilities and the most human-like computer intelligence we’ve ever encountered. Unfortunately, those capabilities take a big toll on the environment, sucking up huge amounts of energy and water and leaving a big carbon footprint that we’d be wise not…

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Technologies for Tackling Ocean Plastic Pollution

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Every year, 8 to 10 million metric tons of plastic wind up in the ocean. Research suggests that by 2050, plastic in the sea will actually outweigh all the fish. This massive problem is ever-growing as plastic production continues to increase, while these items never degrade. Even plastic that has slowly broken down becomes microplastics…

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Why You Should be Thinking About Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)

Image of windmills: Sustainable energy is one of the elements of ESG.

Over recent years there’s been a growing awareness of the impact that businesses have on the world around them. Companies are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability, social responsibility, and good governance. ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) is a way to show this commitment, demonstrating it to customers and stakeholders while also…

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Automate Information Lifecycle Management for Compliance and Governance

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The last of our four Compliance Accelerators is one that will help your organization automate information lifecycle management. It’s the final part of a well-structured process for good compliance and governance at your company. This follows our other three accelerators in this series: This final Compliance Accelerator takes all of the information and priorities established…

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Using a Compliance Accelerator to Satisfy Regulatory Compliance and Privacy Requirements

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Our Compliance Accelerators are packaged services that guide organizations through governance and compliance, areas that are often daunting to businesses. After building an Information Governance Strategy and identifying sensitive data and risks in your organization, the third Accelerator is to help you satisfy regulatory compliance and privacy requirements. We leverage industry guidance and best practices to…

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