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Everything we thought we knew about work—where we do it, when we do it, how we do it—has been turned on its head. Where is it all going, and is there a map to get us there? WorkLab is a new podcast from Microsoft that taps into data and research to guide you on the road ahead. Leaders and scientists share the company’s findings, and we’ll hear stories about how people and organizations are being transformed at this radical moment. Join us as we explore the science of work and ingenuity.
 
Microsoft’s “The Network: Media, Entertainment, and Telecommunications Transformed” focuses on how these industries imagine new ways to accelerate innovation and improve customer experiences as more organizations adopt cloud-based services. Host Steve Franklin, Microsoft’s global marketing director for both industries, leads these fascinating conversations.
 
This is a show for anyone who cares about using digital approaches in the public sector to deliver better outcomes. We explore stories from around the world, where public servants have been successful at driving change. We meet the people behind the stories, to hear their first-hand experiences and lessons learned. Throughout the series we discuss technology and trends, as well as the cultural aspects of making change happen.
 
As organizations continue to adopt AI, they need to look beyond the technology to successfully implement AI. Microsoft’s AI Business School podcast highlights what business leaders should consider in their AI transformation. Host David Carmona showcases thought leaders, corporate changemakers, and internal Microsoft experts who share experiences from their own AI journeys.
 
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How did work change in 2021, and how will it continue to evolve next year? We know that the Great Reshuffle isn’t over: In a Microsoft survey, 41 percent of respondents said that they may leave their employer, and resignations did in fact reach record highs. WorkLab host Elise Hu is joined by correspondents Mary Melton and Desmond Dickerson present…
 
As companies move into hybrid work and embrace more flexibility, they’ll need to experiment. They’ll have to make space for employee feedback—and truly listen, says Anne Helen Petersen, co-author of the new book Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home. In this episode of the WorkLab podcast, Petersen talks to host Eli…
 
Why should business leaders pay attention to the creator economy? The latest episode of the WorkLab podcast features Daniel Roth, editor in chief at LinkedIn, who’s been tracking the power of creators’ content on the platform. Roth explains what the creator economy is and why it’s growing; CB Insights found that creator-focused companies reaped 188…
 
There is no one-size-fits-all solution for the hybrid era. A recent report by Microsoft found that 61% of workers identified “social interaction” as a primary benefit of coming to the office. But the same percentage said that ditching daily commutes was a top reason to work from home. In this episode of the WorkLab podcast, leadership expert Dr. Da…
 
In this episode we speak with Dr. Vik Pant, the Chief Scientist and Chief Scientific Advisor for Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). Dr. Pant shares his priorities in his role and learnings from NRCan’s digital accelerator as they work to implement new technologies. Discover how new artificial intelligence capabilities are being used to promote susta…
 
The shift to hybrid work is already transforming the business world. What should forward-thinking leaders watch for? The latest episode of the WorkLab podcast features Nicholas Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford University who studies remote and hybrid work. Bloom addresses emerging trends like flexibility; according to a LinkedIn survey, 81…
 
In this episode we speak with Professor Dame Angela McLean, the Chief Scientific Advisor for the UK’s Ministry of Defence. McLean shares her priorities in the role, from data curation for sharing to risk analysis, and lessons learned from responding to COVID-19. She discusses the importance of asking the right questions and integrating scientific e…
 
How can organizations be sure that everyone feels included in hybrid work? In the latest episode of WorkLab’s new podcast, consultant, and coach Ritu Bhasin talks to host Elise Hu about how leaders can foster a sense of belonging by allowing everyone to show up as their full, authentic selves. We’ll look at the business imperatives of diversity and…
 
Our ability to connect anytime, anywhere, has enabled a remarkable transformation to hybrid work. It’s also driving us to distraction. As Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trend Index showed, about 39 percent of people worldwide describe themselves as exhausted. In this episode of WorkLab’s new podcast, Dr. Clare Purvis, senior director of behavioral neuroscie…
 
Companies are facing yet another big test: the seismic shift to hybrid work. In the debut episode of WorkLab’s new podcast, Microsoft 365 leader Jared Spataro talks to host Elise Hu about an emerging paradox. Three quarters of people worldwide—73 percent—say they want flexible remote work options to continue. But nearly the same percentage want mor…
 
In this episode we talk with Joseph Courtesis, former Inspector of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), who retired in 2020 after 27 years of service. Courtesis discusses his experience leading the NYPD’s Real Time Crime Center, what it is, and how it has supported communities in New York. He shares his lessons for other public sector organi…
 
In this episode we speak with André Correr, Institutional Relations and Project Manager at Best.Projects, Microsoft’s Government Partner of the Year. Best.Projects was recognized for their innovative work over the past year to deliver food to vulnerable communities in São Paulo, Brazil during the global pandemic. Click here for transcript of this e…
 
In this episode we speak with Mike Schrock, Vice President of Global Alliances at Thales, Microsoft’s Defense & Intelligence Partner of the Year. Thales was recognized for their work developing cloud-based capabilities for defense organizations, allowing increased agility and interoperability, and bringing the ability to analyze data for decision m…
 
In this episode we speak with Mohammad Almadani, CEO & Co-Founder of Classera, Microsoft’s Education Partner of the Year. Classera was recognized for their work empowering schools through the pandemic. Almadani was driven to develop smart learning solutions focusing on AI, gamification, and social learning. We discuss the growth of remote learning,…
 
In this episode we discuss Jacky Wright’s experience as the Chief Digital and Information Officer of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the UK’s tax and customs department. She shares how to build a digital organization at scale and how to create an inclusive culture to deliver the best outcomes. Wright has held leadership roles in both the …
 
Data has become the backbone of today’s modern finance organizations. Microsoft’s Jesse Todd and Cory Hrncirik talk with finance leaders about how they’re building cultures and technical capabilities to increase impact while uncovering opportunities for efficiency—and how you can follow their lead. To learn more, visit the Microsoft Modern Finance …
 
Culture plays a big role in a successful modern finance transformation. Victor Casalino, Microsoft’s CFO for the Americas region, weaves his global leadership experience with his interpersonal passion to create an environment where everyone can bring their whole selves to their work. Click here for transcript of this episode. Hosted By: Jesse Todd,…
 
For Mustafa Ozkeskin, Microsoft’s VP of the Central Finance team, having a common language with common goals has led to better outcomes in his organization. Mustafa has cracked the code of leveraging a single source of truth for leaders to make better decisions and for teams to keep better aligned on everything from budgets to accountability. Click…
 
Along with a culture of curiosity and growth mindset, another big key to success is the desire to innovate. Grace Lao changed the game by driving the implementation of automation and AI solutions in Microsoft’s finance operations and is now shaking up how the company runs procurement. In this episode she shares some learnings from her journey with …
 
In this episode, we talk with Maria Hald, who spent 20 years in the Danish public sector, about one of her roles as Deputy Director General in the Ministry of Finance. Hald was responsible for running a shared service center for HR for central government agencies in Denmark. She led transformation of this from a traditional way of operating to a cl…
 
In this episode we are joined by Luis Felipe Monteiro, the Secretary of Digital Government in Brazil. He oversees digital transformation of the federal government and is dedicated to implementing innovation actions in the public sector focusing on the needs of the citizens. We discuss how to scale digital transformation in a very large country, how…
 
In this episode, we speak to Yazmine Laroche, Deputy Minister for Public Service Accessibility in the Government of Canada. We discuss her ambition to make the Canadian public service the most accessible in the world. We explore the steps she’s taking to make it happen, how technology can play a crucial role, effects of the pandemic, and where to g…
 
In this episode we are joined by Siim Sikkut, the Chief Information Officer of the Government of Estonia. Sikkut shares what it’s like to be the CIO of one of the world’s leading digital governments, his focus on user centricity, and how digital approaches can build trust between people and their governments. He gives advice for public servants and…
 
In this episode, we explore a challenge-based approach to public sector innovation. We speak with Jeremy Goldberg about one of the projects he was responsible for in the New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer. Goldberg designed and implemented a new approach to bringing bold ideas and breakthroughs into the public realm to ben…
 
In this episode we speak with Yolanda Martínez about one of the key challenges of successful digital transformation, the ability to work across boundaries and barriers to share and use data, and to better deliver services to people who really need them. We discuss how she worked across federal and regional boundaries while leading the National Digi…
 
Media & Entertainment: Using MovieLabs’ 10-year vision of the future of content production as a starting point, guests Neil Beckford of Technicolor and Hanno Basse of Microsoft discuss how the entertainment industry has been shifting to the cloud to make production workflows more efficient — on a much more compressed timeline — so creators have the…
 
Telecommunications: As the industry rolls out 5G networks, providers must move quickly to expand their capabilities and offer more industry-specific solutions so they can capitalize on the digital services 5G will enable. Steve speaks with experts Ashwin Moranganti, Shriraj Gaglani, and Monte Hong about opportunities in the cloud and how telcos can…
 
Media & Entertainment: The past year has accelerated the ability for media companies to deliver new, highly personalized experiences through comprehensive, data-driven insights. Jesse Redniss of Brave Ventures and Jennifer Cooper of Microsoft join Steve for this wide-ranging discussion about how these efforts are already delighting audiences. Click…
 
Telecommunications: Providing a meaningful customer experience has long been a challenge in the telco industry, but technologies like chatbots that utilize AI and cloud-based services are changing those impressions. Guests Kevin Knowles and Paul Jacobs of Vodafone join Rick Lievano and Luca Cassani of Microsoft to talk about the new face of custome…
 
Media & Entertainment: The disruption to traditional channels and venues over the past decade, and the past year in particular, has driven media organizations to increasingly focus on personalized digital experiences. Industry veterans Virl Hill, Jennifer Cooper, and Marc Perez show how these entities can monetize these experiences while making sur…
 
Telecommunications: Industries have had to adjust to the new reality of working and schooling from home. Telcos are no different, even as they had to expand their own services to keep their customers seamlessly connected. Mike Little of Lumen Technologies and Rick Lievano of Microsoft talk about their journeys and offer advice on how others can con…
 
In this episode we explore the technology and cultural changes that have been put in place by Western Australia’s Police Force. Join us as we sit down with Western Australia’s Assistant Divisional Officer, Darren Henstock, to discuss the journey to implement body worn cameras, GPS tracking of Officers, and the management of COVID-19 through a digit…
 
When virtual reality is integrated into our real, physical reality, we welcome mixed reality. We speak with Dr. Marc Pollefeys, Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zurich and Director of Science at Microsoft who leads Microsoft’s Mixed Reality & AI lab in Zurich. Learn about emerging areas of technology from 3D computer vision to AI, and practical…
 
This is a show for anyone who cares about using digital approaches in the public sector to deliver better outcomes. We explore stories from around the world, where public servants have been successful at driving change. We meet the people behind the stories, to hear their first-hand experiences and lessons learned. Throughout the series we discuss …
 
To unlock the full potential of AI, leaders must paint a holistic vision that inspires the entire company, put steps in place to achieve that goal and then execute. Host David Carmona shares his own experience and speaks with global thought leaders that share best practices for companies to succeed in the long term. Click here for transcript of thi…
 
Undergoing an AI transformation requires an AI-ready culture. Host David Carmona and his guests will share insights on topics such as what it means to be data-driven and how organizations should align internal resources to ensure that subject matter experts are empowered and can more effectively work with data scientists. Click here for transcript …
 
At Microsoft we believe AI solutions built responsibly not only ensures inclusion, fairness and transparency, it empowers you to create better products and experiences. In this episode you’ll hear from the experts inside and outside of Microsoft share learnings from their own experiences to help you innovate responsibly as you develop your own AI s…
 
Innovation is instrumental in creating long-term customer value. But an innovative organization needs a safe environment to allow employees to take risks, train its employees to innovate with AI, and engage the right managers to balance competing interests. Host David Carmona is joined by industry experts to discuss how organizations can prioritize…
 
At Microsoft, we believe that AI's full potential is reached when you enable everyone in your organization with AI: helping employees automate repeatable tasks, enabling them to discover new insights, augmenting their business acumen and creating and innovating with the use of AI. David Carmona and his guests discuss learnings on how you can how to…
 
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