Media Contact:Kelli Day
Houston, Texas (18-21 March, 2012)—The 2012 Microsoft Convergence Conference was held this year at the George Brown convention center in Houston, Texas. Microsoft featured World Vision as one of their partners for the new developing software, Microsoft Dynamics AX. World Vision has successfully implemented Dynamics AX in Mongolia and Senegal, and is expected to expand to many other remote locations.
Listed below are the media hits from the conference:
Empowering the Dynamic Workforce—Microsoft Presspass,19 March 2012
Technology has changed a lot of things in business, but one thing remains true — people make the biggest difference when it comes to assessing a company’s success. Putting the right person in the right place with the right tools remains the best way for a company of any size to stay competitive.
6 Pros and 3 cons of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy—InformationWeek, 21 March 2012
Microsoft this week outlined a clear plan to deliver its Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) software as cloud-delivered services. Microsoft has some credibility here, drawing on its experience delivering Dynamics CRM Online. But is it moving fast enough with its cloud strategy, and will the company really change its Microsoft-biased ways?
Microsoft’s answer to the end of software—EAC, 21 March 2012
I saw something cool this week at Microsoft’s Convergence user conference that convinced me that anyone who thinks Microsoft isn’t a player against Apple’s IOS and Google’s Android needs to think twice. Make that three times. Trying out Windows 8 on a Samsung tablet and a Lenovo laptop/tablet hybrid made me wish I could justify adding one more techy toy to my collection.
World Vision featured on stage at Microsoft Convergence for Dynamics AX success—Ignify Blog, 19 March 2012
World Vision, the global humanitarian aid organization, was on stage today at the General Session at Microsoft Convergence at the George Brown Convention center in Houston, TX.
Convergence 2012—Blue Horseshoe, 20 March 2012
With over 10,000 attendees on the ground in Houston, Convergence 2012 is off to a great start! Lots of great client success stories and visions being shared…
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About World Vision:World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We serve the world's poor — regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. For more information on their efforts, visit WorldVision.org/press or follow them on Twitter at @WorldVisionNews