Microsoft is aiming to adapt its productivity suite to a short-attention-span world, bringing years of research into products like PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel. This article outlines how after years of slavishly digitizing and formatting words, numbers, and images, future versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will be much more aware of your work and how you do it. Intelligent algorithms will find patterns and meanings in the data and use the insights to help you get through your day more efficiently. This transition to smarter work software has already begun.
Thanks to the cloud, organizations can now take on more research projects than ever before, and scientists can gain instant access to powerful resources that allow them to run faster, more efficient investigations. In this video, you’ll learn how, via the data management capabilities of Microsoft #Azure, Australian National University (ANU) has been able to augment its research into more than 7 billion base pairs of DNA in the human genome.