Microsoft Ignite 2023 partner spotlight - Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program
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Julie Sanford Vice President, Partner GTM, Programs & Experiences
Nov 22,2023

Microsoft Ignite 2023 partner spotlight

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Our global partner ecosystem is indispensable in realizing the full potential of AI for our customers. Our partners, including ISVs and system integrators (SIs), are leveraging their profound domain knowledge to create distinctive, industry-tailored AI solutions on the Microsoft Cloud. These solutions not only deliver significant value to customers but also align with the specific security, compliance, and regulatory requirements of each industry. 

Here is a small sample of the cutting-edge partner services and solutions featured at Ignite 2023: 

Financial services  

LSEG’s (London Stock Exchange Group) leading financial markets data intelligence and analytics ecosystem is being integrated with Microsoft Fabric, enabling customers to discover and analyze trusted data faster than ever before to create differentiated insights. Learn more

Healthcare 

Teladoc Health is offering improved care management leveraging the Azure data platform and building a copilot on Microsoft Teams with Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service. Learn more

Epic’s DAX Copilot and Azure OpenAI integrations address many current issues affecting clinicians, including drafting message responses automatically, enabling natural language queries and interactive data analysis, producing clinical summarization, and providing ambient clinical documentation. Learn more

Agriculture 

Bayer is in the early stages of presenting an agriculture copilot and testing multiple scenarios with internal teams to discover where large language model capabilities can add value through the ability to interact with agronomic data using natural language. Learn more

Manufacturing 

Siemens introduced Industrial Copilot, an AI-powered assistant that will enable users to rapidly generate, optimize, and debug complex automation code, and significantly shorten simulation times. Siemens is putting the power of product lifecycle management software into the palm of every employee’s hand later this year with the release of the Teamcenter application for Microsoft Teams. Learn more

Sight Machine has introduced Factory CoPilot, which integrates Sight Machine’s Manufacturing Data Platform with Azure OpenAI. Using a natural language user interface like ChatGPT, Factory CoPilot offers an intuitive, “ask the expert” experience for all manufacturing stakeholders, regardless of data proficiency. Learn more

Retail  

Sitecore OrderCloud is redefining the data hosting and online shopping experience by structuring their solution on the Microsoft platform. The Sitecore solution enables faster time to market with enhanced solutions layers providing ready-to-access capabilities utilizing Azure OpenAI. Learn more

AiFi, the largest provider of autonomous shopping solutions, is built on Microsoft Cloud technologies and works seamlessly with Microsoft Cloud for Retail. Their solution is enabling retailers like Żabka Group and Choice Market, among others, to offer consumers an autonomous shopping experience with frictionless check-out. Learn more

Sustainability 

Ekimetrics has developed a solution based on Azure OpenAI to automate the data collection process and enhance supplier experience. The solution automates the creation of a supplier-relevant questionnaire and the extraction of the relevant answers from common documents. Learn more.  

Public sector 

A few of Axon’s AI innovations include Redaction Assistant, which automates the process of sharing video footage while safeguarding privacy, and Auto-Transcribe, which extracts the audio from body camera to accelerate the process of report writing and evidence search. Axon has also introduced Automated License Plate Recognition in their Fleet3 in-car camera systems, ensuring swift and accurate detection. These initiatives are geared towards streamlining and enhancing the efficiency of public safety operations, allowing responders to focus on the primary task at hand. Learn more

Education 

PowerSchool is using Azure OpenAI to inform and deliver personalized learning pathways for individual students based on their learning goals within a secure platform. Educators can quickly create assessment items and formative assessments aligned to a desired grade level, subject, and learning objective or standard. Learn more

Anthology is empowering instructors to spend more time with students and less time managing content with the AI Design Assistant in their flagship learning management system, Blackboard Learn. Learn more

Telecommunications 

Amdocs has launched its amAIz Platform to enable communication service providers to accelerate their journey into the generative AI era. Using amAIz, cloud solution providers can benefit from a growing set of out-of-the-box generative AI use cases integrated across different Amdocs applications. Learn more

Nokia’s flexible software as a service-based, telco-centric extended detection and response solution, NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome, uses AI and machine learning algorithms to analyze and identify potential security threats, enabling real-time detection and response. Learn more

Nonprofit 

threshold.world has created b.world, the world’s first AI-powered impact measurement and storytelling app for nonprofit and social impact program teams. By unifying program design, impact measurement, project management, and digital storytelling in a single, easy-to-use app, b.world increases capacity to engage communities and drive stakeholders to action. Learn more

Submittable, powered by Microsoft Azure and Azure OpenAI, will release a new-to-market set of tools to further the mission of AI for good and improve the application process for grant givers and seekers. Learn more

Energy 

KADME has enabled a turnkey large language model workflow for ingesting and extracting insights from domain-specific energy documents. With Fabriq, the large language model orchestration platform, domain experts in upstream energy operations can ask domain-specific questions and retrieve multilingual tailored responses powered by these insights. Learn more

Line of Business 

In addition to industry solutions, our partners are also building line of business (LOB) solutions leveraging AI to transform horizontal business processes to further support vertical solutions: 

Seismic is a launch partner with Microsoft Sales Copilot and provides content recommendations, collaboration, task automation, and engagement intelligence for Microsoft Sales Copilot users across the meeting experience to help drive deals and relationships forward and making sellers more productive.  

Icertis is leveraging advanced Azure capabilities, including Azure OpenAI, to transform contracts into structured data that companies can analyze and leverage at scale.  

ServiceNow recently introduced the Generative AI Controller that allows organizations to easily connect ServiceNow to Azure OpenAI. It includes built‑in actions so customers can quickly and easily integrate popular generative AI capabilities—like answering questions, summarizing content, and content generation—into custom apps and workflows.  

Typeface.ai has launched a new Typeface app for Microsoft Teams that uses the powerful combination of Microsoft Azure Machine Learning,  

These examples highlight how partners are building copilots and developing custom solutions with Azure AI for every industry. Together, we can help our customers seize new opportunities across our platforms in this new era of AI. 

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