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4 ways AI helps business protect the environment

The world we live in is extremely complex. With so many moving parts, it can be difficult to know what steps to take to protect the environment, even for businesses with the best intentions.

Luckily, AI is giving us a way to understand our environmental impact holistically and in real time.

At Demand ITS Inc., we believe that AI can have a positive impact on more than just your bottom line. Contact us to learn more about how you can use AI to reduce your own impact on the environment.

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Now is the time for Microsoft Teams

As the working world is going remote, now is the time for Microsoft Teams. Meet with your peers and get work done anywhere – on the go, at the office, even from your living room couch. Check out how to collaborate and come together with this valuable infographic!

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Customer story: SilviaTerra maps the future of forests with Microsoft AI

Analyzing data has given us a better understanding of everything from consumer behavior to production efficiencies. In short, data helps us manage and direct our resources in the most efficient and effective ways possible.

What if we applied this same strategy to our forests? While they may not be made up of code, AI technology is allowing us to track and understand our forests and other natural resources like never before. With this understanding comes the same opportunity for more efficient management.

Check out this video to learn more about the incredible impact SilviaTerra is already having on one Pennsylvanian watershed.

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4 Reasons Why Social Proof Is Essential to Building Your Brand

“Your social proof is the elements of conversation that verify your brand…it is built with every interaction you make on behalf of your brand,” writes Maleeka T. Hollaway. It includes testimonials, comments, media interviews and even contributed content. If you’re a subject-matter expert, your audience will notice—seek to stand out as a resource in your area of expertise! For a deeper understanding of why social proof is essential to your business, read Hollaway’s entire article, “4 Reasons Why Social Proof is Essential to Building Your Brand.”

Human AI is here

AI has the power to amplify human ingenuity when properly applied. But the roadmap for proper application is still being written.

Over 90% of surveyed executives recognize the importance of AI, but only 22% of companies have successfully become leaders in AI implementation. This article explores what sets these leaders apart and how other organizations can learn from their triumphs.

You’re not on this road alone! At Demand ITS Inc., we can help you take the next step in your AI-adoption journey.

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What is Teams?

Learn why you’ll have the best work collaboration with @Microsoft Teams Meetings and Calling. This video shows you all the features you need to bring your team together:

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How AI-powered organizations are getting ahead

86% of current or planned AI spending is in customer-oriented areas, especially marketing and sales. That’s because businesses recognize the potential of AI to offer new insights and improve customer experiences.

Contrary to expectations, adding AI to customer-oriented areas can actually result in more personal interactions and build strong relationships between you and your customers. That stronger relationship is just one exciting way companies are using AI to gain a competitive advantage.

At Demand ITS Inc., we want to help you find the AI solution that will propel your business to the top.

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Microsoft Transforms its Sales Practices

Microsoft supports customers on their path to digital evolution, but it also continues to innovate its own approach to sales with tools like #Dynamics365 and #SalesNavigator. Learn how @Microsoft’s own Inside Sales team is keeping up with social listening, customer research, and innovative technology.

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Council Post: Creating An Effective Case Study: 12 Important Tips To Remember

Case studies are valuable pieces of evidence in your marketing programs. They demonstrate the thought process involved in creating solutions to previous problems, and they can give your prospective clients a boost of confidence in your abilities. Developing a case study, however, requires a balance of revealing enough background details—both of the problem and solution—while presenting it in in a way that doesn’t feel like you’re advertising. Read this article for great tips from 12 experts on how to create successful case studies: “Creating an Effective Case Study: 12 Important Tips to Remember.”

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Working remotely is part of most businesses’ new environments. The trend is becoming the norm. Keep up to date on ways you can effortlessly boost your productivity and security with Windows Virtual Desktop. Subscribe and contact Demand ITS Inc. to learn more.

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Themes for sales success

When pursuing sales success, most companies agree relationships and effectively scaling process implementation are key. Learn more about 4 key themes for sales success with this infographic from @Microsoft:

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Guide to Creating a BYOD Policy for Small Business

Do you want to give your employees the freedom to work from anywhere, but aren’t sure where to start in terms of securing company data on their personal devices? Check out this article to learn more about how to protect your company data across all devices.

At Demand ITS Inc., we can help protect your company data, no matter where it’s accessed from. Contact our team to learn more.

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The top 9 ways Microsoft IT is enabling remote work for its employees

Companies recently experienced a huge shift from in-office work to remote. Microsoft quickly took action to help make working remote more efficient and flexible. With Windows Virtual Desktop and best practices, companies can continue giving employees who work remotely a productive and secure experience. Check out nine additional ways Microsoft enabled their employees to work wherever, with a productive and secure experience.

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Customer story: Garner Foods

Although Garner Foods is based in South Carolina, they sell their products all over the world. With digital tools, their projects are easily managed remotely, and team members can work from anywhere.

With help from Microsoft Business, Garner Foods remains a fourth-generation family business while becoming a world-class operation in terms of IT infrastructure. And with enterprise-grade #security across all company- and employee-owned devices, company information is always secure.

Contact us at Demand ITS Inc. to learn what else you can do with our #Microsoft solutions!

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Four Ways To Boost Customer Experience (And Thus Hold Onto Your Clients)

Customer Experience starts from “being a customer-centric firm from the ground up” writes Ryanne Van Der Eijk’s in her article, “Four Ways to Boost Customer Experience (and Thus Hold onto Your Clients).” She states that it must start with a company culture that is focused on customer satisfaction. It requires employee training and buy-in, not just once but rather saturated in company trainings, workflow, processes and even the hiring process. There should be no doubt to your employees that your company is centered around the customer and their experience. Read Van Der Eijk’s article for tips on boosting customer experience with your business.

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Protect your business: Recognize the top three security threats, plus one you may not know about

Security threats take many forms. You may know about the three most common types of cyberattacks (viruses, phishing, and ransomware), but do you know about the internal security threats your company faces?

Awareness is the first step in security and prevention. If you’re unsure of how to protect your company from cyberattacks, we can help. Check out this e-book and give us a call to get started.

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End User Experience

Hear what experts have to say and stay up to date on new features that can help optimize your productivity. Don’t miss out on learning more to see how Windows Virtual Desktop can cater to your specific needs. Subscribe today.

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Prevent data leaks

The global average cost of a data breach is $3.6 million. Is your company prepared to deal with the fallout from a cyberattack?

With our security solutions from Microsoft 365 Business, you can take advantage of the latest data-loss protection policies to ensure that your sensitive data is always protected. With a simple, cost-effective security solution that’s easy to use, you can’t go wrong.

Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to learn how you can prevent data leaks with our #Microsoft365Business solutions.

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Grant Thornton closes new opportunities faster with Dynamics 365 Sales Insights and AI

Grant Thornton is a global public #accounting and consulting firm that serves the largest global companies in the world, both public and private. With @Azure and #Dynamics365, they tie macro-level economic trends to micro-level needs and deliver that information to team members around the world. Learn more about how they use Microsoft solutions to meet company needs with this video:

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Selling successful process

Mass correspondence and cold calling no longer cut it in a world where success is all about quality over quantity. With this infographic from @Microsoft, learn about 3 key themes to each part of a successful sales process:

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Security Is Not Privacy

Do you know the difference between security and privacy? Although these terms are often used interchangeably, they’re quite different—and both are crucial to the prosperity of your company.

Check out this infographic to learn more about how to make sure your company data stays private and is always secured. And contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to help you get started.

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Customer story: Presentation Studio

@pstudio is making waves across Asia-Pacific by helping companies create beautiful, memorable presentations. With help from Microsoft 365 Business, @pstudio leverages enterprise-grade security and productivity tools.

After adopting a #cloudbased #Microsoft365 platform, @pstudio cut its IT bill in half and enhanced security for customer and company data. Curious about how our #Microsoft solutions can help your company save money and keep your data secure? Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to get started!

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Windows Virtual Desktop

Get all the tools and resources you need to migrate your apps, data, and infrastructure at your own pace with confidence. In the video below, learn how Windows Virtual Desktop expands capabilities with the best virtualized end-user experience.

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Does Your Company Culture Lead to Happy Customers?

Employees will generally mirror how they treat customers by how they are treated themselves. If their employee experience is generally positive, then it’s likely they will prioritize a positive experience for customers. In his article, “Does Your Company Culture Lead to Happy Customers?” Phil Geldart shares ways you can ensure a positive experience for your employees—and thus customers. A key piece of the employee experience is the physical environment and the tools they’re provided to do their job. People need to feel safe, comfortable, and supported in order to work effectively. Read Geldart’s entire article for more ideas on how to support an overall healthy employee experience.

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The state of security for small and mid-size businesses

Investing in a cybersecurity program is no longer optional, no matter the size of your business. #Microsoft recommends that all businesses be prepared to contend with a security threat, regardless of the size or scope of the company. Check out this infographic to learn more about how you can provide comprehensive security solutions for your company.

Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to learn more.

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Safeguard company data across apps and devices with Microsoft 365

62% of SMBs don’t have an active or up-to-date cybersecurity strategy in place. Want to make sure that your data is protected, no matter what apps or devices you and your employees are using?

Now, you can take advantage of our data protection solutions featuring #M365 Business. Check out this infographic—which shows industry trends, pain points, and proof points—to learn why and how.

No matter where you are on the path to upgrading your security solutions, we’re here to help. Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to get started.

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Council Post: The Era Of Evocative Marketing Has Arrived — Are You Ready?

Today’s consumers are hit with thousands of ads every day; we live in a sensory overloaded digital world and we quickly learn to deflect and ignore much information. So, what stands out?

Evocative content marketing, according to Lora Kratchounova in her Forbes article, “The Era of Evocative Marketing Has Arrived—Are you Ready?” Kratchounova writes that “images, stories and other assets that cause viewers to feel a sense of nostalgia, anxiety or thirst for adventure” jump to the forefront of consumers’ interest levels. In other words, content that compels the buyer to feel is the best way to connect with prospects and future customers. Read the entire article for a better understanding of this concept and for ways to improve your evocative marketing approach.

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Turn prospects into engaged customers

The selling landscape is undergoing fundamental changes, and today’s B2B buyers have high expectations. Move to a solution that unifies relationship data across the full customer lifecycle when you use #Dynamics365 with @Microsoft. Check out this blog post to learn more:

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How Confident Is Your Business In Recovering From A Breach?

Did you know that 90% of small businesses ignore data protection? Are you one of the 90%? Don’t panic—we’ve got you covered.

Check out this article for tips on how you can help your customers upgrade their security measures.

And if you’re looking for more on best-in-class cybersecurity solutions, our team at Demand ITS Inc. can help. Give us a call to get started today.

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Engaging at scale

Learn from other companies to equip your sales team for success. This infographic from @Microsoft demonstrates which sales tools are most effective when engaging at scale with target accounts:

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Customer story: Landgren

For Swedish real estate company Landgren, technological innovation is their key to success. Without an IT department, the company struggled to protect its sensitive company data, especially as business grew.

After adopting a comprehensive security solution from Microsoft 365 Business, Landgren was able to easily comply with strict European data privacy standards. With security standards met, company leaders were able to focus on improving mobility and facilitating collaboration among employees.

Ready to take your security solution to the next level? Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. for more.

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A Grateful Culture Is A Healthy Culture. Here’s How To Create It.

Studies have shown a direct link between happy people and their ability to feel and acknowledge gratitude. This is true in both our personal and professional lives. How happy are the people you work with? How happy are you?

In his article, “A Grateful Culture is a Healthy Culture. Here’s How to Create it,” John Hall writes about why and how to create a more appreciative company culture. One of Hall’s recommendations is to really get to know your team: “Authentic relationships are non-negotiable parts of a grateful culture,” he writes. When we value people for who they are—and not on the basis of what they do for you—then we’ve reached a different level of appreciation.

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Modern Cloud

Improve the user experience, enhance data security, simplify management, and reduce overhead costs with @Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop. Get started with a complete, intelligent solution that enhances creativity and collaboration for everyone. Get the latest updates and learn more about Windows Virtual Desktop by subscribing now.

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Digital selling insights

Develop an action plan and adjust strategies for your team by compiling an accurate “big picture.” Discover five important keys to provide insights and recommendations to your team with this infographic from @Microsoft:

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Improve Your Brand’s Online Reputation with SEO

Managing your online reputation is a key aspect to maintaining a successful business, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) will help you do it. SEO incorporates key words, link building, relevant content, blog connection and social media presence, among other factors. A comprehensive SEO strategy will “improve your site’s exposure, drive qualified traffic, rank for relevant keywords, and eventually lead to potential conversions,” writes Jessica Wong. Read her entire article, “Improve Your Brand’s Online Reputation with SEO” for how to plan and implement strategies. Subscribe to Demand ITS Inc. for more!

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Risk by the numbers: 15 cybersecurity stats that matter most to your business

You know that many small and mid-size businesses are unprepared for today’s cyberthreats. Is your business prepared to weather any cyber storm?

If you’re not, don’t worry, we can help. At [$profile.organization]*, we can ensure that you have the best weapons in your security arsenal. Check out these statistics to inform the conversation about how to ramp up your company’s security measures.

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Activate Digital Selling with @Microsoft and #Dynamics365 allows you to streamline your sales collaboration, driving productivity and efficiency. Subscribe now to learn more.

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Protect against cybersecurity threats with Microsoft 365

At Demand ITS Inc., we know you don’t have time to be hindered by cybersecurity threats. Lucky for you, Microsoft 365 Business provides robust security with comprehensive external threat protection and internal data leak prevention. Here’s a quick view of industry trends, pain points, proof points, and reasons to upgrade to Microsoft 365 Business.

Cybersecurity: A Small Business Guide

We know you want to protect your customers’ data, but how much do you know about the most common types of cyberattacks and how to combat them?

Check out this article to see what #security solutions can do for your customers and contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to help you get started.

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Built-in Hybrid infographic

Benefit from the @Microsoft seamless hybrid approach to cloud adoption when you choose #Azure, the tool designed and built to natively support hybrid environments from its inception. Learn more about Azure’s unique features with this infographic:

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How to Empower Your Employees to Be More Customer-Centric

In order to create a customer-centric organization, it’s imperative that you empower your employees to serve their customers. Provide training and skill development—and trust that your employees can handle the job. In his article, “How to Empower Your Employees to Be More Customer-Centric,” Phil Geldart offers guidelines on how to manage empowered employees as you strive to establish a more customer-centric company. Read his article and subscribe to Demand ITS Inc. for more content!

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Solution overview video

When you use @Microsoft’s Activate Digital Selling solution, you equip your marketing and sales teams with the predictive #AI and unified customer data needed to make the digital buying experience rich, personal, and efficient. Learn more with this video:

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Customer story: Meals on Wheels

.@_MealsonWheels serves and nourishes community members across the country. When #MealsonWheels in Greenville County wanted to reach more people in need, the organization’s leaders knew they needed a way to keep company data safe and to improve communication among team members.

With #security solutions from Microsoft365 Business, #MealsonWheels of Greenville transformed internal processes and went above and beyond the call to serve their community.

Want to know how our #Microsoft solutions can benefit your company? Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. for more.

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Editorial Leadership in the Age of Content Marketing Automation

As changes in technology affect how we market products and services, we need to ensure that we continue to adjust our mindset and stay open to industry changes. Content automation looks to be a current trend. Since we know content is a staple in good marketing programs, automation can affect the way leaders think. Cameron Conaway urges leaders to approach trends and changes with a “curiosity about what’s changing and why” in order to remain an effective leader—one looking at long term success.

Read Conaway’s full article, “Leadership in the Age of Content Marketing Automation” for inspirational insight on how to remain a content leader in the age of content automation.

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Avoid security breaches: How to protect your data

Updating your security measures can be tricky, especially if you don’t know where to start. Luckily, with security solutions from Microsoft, safeguarding your customers’ data is easier than you think.

Curious about how you can take your clients’ security measures to the next level? We’re happy to help. Check out this article and contact our team to learn more.

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App migration to Azure

There are four migration strategies to consider when preparing to move your apps to the cloud. @Microsoft is here to help. Watch this video to learn more about rehosting, refactoring, rearchitecting, and rebuilding and which one is best for you.

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Buying is a journey

Today’s buyers are changing the rules of the game. Sellers must keep up. You can equip your business to sell smarter when you use @Microsoft and #Dynamics365 Sales for advanced insights and AI solutions. To learn more, check out this infographic:

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5 Tips to Get More Customers and Retain Them Too

Successful businesses offer support at all levels of the buyer’s journey, from awareness in the beginning to advocacy at the end. Knowing what buyers need at each stage allows you to create support and multiple opportunities for positive engagement. In his article, “5 Tips to Get More Customers and Retain Them Too,” Dhaval Sarvaiya discusses the five stages of awareness, consideration, decision, retention and advocacy. Read the article for pointers on how to support your customers at each stage in the journey!

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Customer story: iSalon

For @iSalon, making the move to #Microsoft365Business was a no-brainer. In fact, the IT department at @iSalon identified the superior data-loss prevention tools from Microsoft 365 as a game-changer for the company.

In addition to protecting customer #data and simplifying IT management, @iSalon has already seen a positive impact on its bottom line since adopting Microsoft 365 Business.

Our team at Demand ITS Inc. can help you increase security measures and grow your business. Contact us to learn more.

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Refine your digital buying experience with @Microsoft #AI customer insights to reduce costs, manage leads, and efficiently adjust to fluctuations in demand. Subscribe now to learn more.

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Customer story: Jack’s Diving Locker

Did you know that technology is helping to protect and save our oceans? With #cloud security and communication tools, @JacksDiveLocker has exponentially increased their outreach and education efforts to keep our oceans healthy and thriving.

Want to see how the latest #security tools can help grow your business? Contact our team at Demand ITS Inc. to get started today!

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Technology’s Impact on Employee Experience: Balancing Overload Versus Enablement

How does technology enhance an employee’s experience? How does it hinder it?

You can lead the way in providing a balanced work environment. With #Teamworksolutions from #Microsoft, show your employees how to make technology work for them so their teams stay more connected and productive with tools that make it easy and fun to work together.

Read this article for more. And contact us to help you get started.

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Up-to-Date infographic

Spend less time on maintenance and more time on creation and innovation when you use #Microsoft #Azure SQL database. Its intelligent databases are always up to date with unique, built-in resource management and governance. Learn more with this infographic: