This week, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon, channel industry editor & writer, and Diane Krakora, CEO of PartnerPath, ponder some of the recent announcements coming out of the annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that took place July 10-14, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.
First on deck are the 6 priorities for 2017 presented by Judson Althoff, Microsoft Executive Vice President Worldwide Commercial Business. Digital transformation, acceleration with cloud adoption and driving ISV and SI momentum were key topics. Diane and Charlene also discuss takeaways from the keynote by Gavriella Schuster, Corporate Vice President Microsoft Worldwide Partner Group. She spoke about, among other things, certifications in data science, investments in field employees to aid cloud adoption and noted that 90% of Microsoft revenue is driven through partners. What does this news mean for Microsoft and the channel?
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|Charlene O'Hanlon, Editor & Writer||Diane Krakora,
CEO at PartnerPath