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What happens when devices at the edge of enterprise networks are connected to software and services in the backend or the cloud? Suddenly a rich new source of information is available. The data has always been there, but now with Windows Embedded 8 and an integrated stack of Microsoft technologies, extending from the server room to the customer’s fingertips, your enterprise can evolve business intelligence to operational intelligence to identify and act on new opportunities.
Watch the videos below or visit www.getwindowsembedded8.com to learn how Windows Embedded enables you to drive a new level of business intelligence and identify opportunities that would be otherwise out of reach.
Video #1: Capitalizing on the Internet of Things
The internet of things is prompting businesses to rethink how they use their digital assets. Kevin Dallas, the GM of Windows Embedded at Microsoft, tells GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser how companies can build intelligent systems to take advantage of the data their devices are already generating, for better business intelligence.
Video #2: Transforming Business
The internet of things enables transformation for businesses in the retail, manufacturing and health industries, making it possible to deliver new experiences to customers and use data to identify new opportunities. Industry analysts Cornelia Wels-Maug of Ovum, Craig Resnick of ARC Advisory Group and Jerry Sheldon of IHL Group join GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss the trends impacting these industries and the role of edge devices as part of intelligent systems that are enabling businesses to capitalize on these trends.
Video #3: Transforming Business in Retail
Retail technology should empower companies to deliver an experience that fits the customer. Windows Embedded GM Barb Edson, Microsoft Worldwide Retail Managing Director Brendan O’Meara and IHL Group analyst Jerry Sheldon join GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss how intelligent systems create rich, personalized customer experiences and drive operational efficiency in retail and hospitality.
Video #4: Transforming Business in Health Care
Connected technology can be transformative for health care organizations but also needs to be secure. Windows Embedded GM Barb Edson, Microsoft’s WW GM for Health Neil Jordan and Ovum analyst Cornelia Wels-Maug join GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss how intelligent systems help health care providers securely improve patient care, access and outcomes in less time and at lower costs.
Video #5: Transforming Business in Manufacturing
For manufacturers, competitive advantage lies in connecting equipment on the factory floor to backend systems to harness real-time data. Windows Embedded GM Barb Edson, Microsoft CTO for Manufacturing Rohit Bhargava and ARC Advisory Group analyst Craig Resnick join GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss how intelligent systems drive operational efficiency and new business opportunities in manufacturing.
Video #6: Building Edge Devices and Intelligent Solutions
To be a part of the internet of things, businesses need the right kinds of devices. Kevin Dallas, the GM of Windows Embedded at Microsoft, tells GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser what OEMs and ODMs should think about as they help their customers build intelligent systems to take advantage of the data their devices are already generating.
Video #7: Building Edge Devices and Intelligent Solutions with HP
Today’s health care providers are looking to implement intelligent systems that connect data across departments and organizations. HP’s Lance Stevens joins GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss how his company’s Windows Embedded devices enable health care organizations to seamlessly and securely access data across multiple touch points while driving operational efficiency for increased productivity and improved patient care.
Video #8: Building Edge Devices and Intelligent Solutions with Dell Wyse
As retailers look to provide a better shopping experience for customers, OEMs will play a key role, creating the devices that deliver rich, personalized customer experiences. Dell Wyse’s Dan O’Farrell joins GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss key trends in retail and how their solutions provide a more fulfilling shopping experience.
Video #9: Building Edge Devices and Intelligent Solutions with Omnicell
As health care providers work to provide effective care for patients, they need to securely access information in many different systems from a single location. Omnicell’s Jeff Kropp joins GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss the intelligent systems opportunity in health care and how his company’s Windows Embedded devices deliver the security and interoperability health care organizations need.
Video #10: Building Edge Devices and Intelligent Solutions with ParTech
As retailers look to drive competitive advantage, OEMs play a key role in delivering technology and devices for more engaging, personalized customer experiences. ParTech’s Mark Bunney joins GigaOM Research’s Adam Lesser to discuss the evolving needs of retail and hospitality businesses and the role that the Windows Embedded 8 platform plays in enabling intelligent systems that open up new revenue streams and drive operational efficiencies.