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ChatGPT craziness what it can do and what it cannot

By DrSalonen | Apr 6, 2023

ChatGPT craziness, what it can do, and what it cannot Many discussions have been about how far ChatGPT can go to create entire applications. Let’s be clear. If you do not know how to program or have some basic programming skills, you will not build a single application, or if you do, it will be…

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Actions the best CEOs are taking in 2023

By DrSalonen | Mar 17, 2023

I run into an interesting article by McKinsey & Company on how corporate leaders are “addressing the risks while finding the opportunities in digital disruption, the economy, and geopolitical uncertainties.” The article is based on a CEO Excellence Survey, which “takes the pulse of leading CEOs’ evolving priorities and the actions they’re taking in response.”¬†…

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Benefits of partnering?

By DrSalonen | Mar 7, 2023

In my previous blog entry, “Elements of effective partnering with Microsoft,” I highlighted a few key elements that I know Microsoft appreciates in its partners. The world is full of solutions; each partner wants to be part of the winning story, but it takes hard work to succeed. In this blog, I focus on what…

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Successful Microsoft partnering

Elements of effective partnering with Microsoft

By DrSalonen | Mar 3, 2023

I often get a question from partners about what one needs to have in place to partner effectively. I always say that the relationship is an investment, both sides need to gain from it, and the partner should not automatically expect there to be an interest by Microsoft. In my tens of business design session…

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ChatGPT: The Revolutionary Tool for Innovation

By DrSalonen | Feb 28, 2023

In today’s fast-paced world, innovation is essential for businesses to stay ahead of the competition. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a game-changer in this regard, and one of its most significant breakthroughs is the development of ChatGPT. ChatGPT, a large language model trained by OpenAI, has opened up new opportunities for innovation in numerous industries.…

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Career Reflection and New Year Goals

By DrSalonen | Jan 12, 2023

  I used the holiday season to reflect on where I am at with my business and career, including reflection on what I am passionate about. We tend to ignore to stop and think, and I am also guilty of not doing it often enough. Reflecting on things moving to a new year is good.…

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Effective Office365 Education using Stories

By DrSalonen | Nov 13, 2022

Continuous updates of software have increased the need for continuous learning The question that many organizations are struggling with is how to ensure that their employees are effective in their use of different digital tools. The software industry has changed dramatically over the past few years. I grew up in the era of floppies, disks,…

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SharePoint North America 2018 Conference Recap #SPC18

By DrSalonen | May 25, 2018

SharePoint North America 2018 Conference is completed and I wanted to share some of my thoughts and perceptions from the conference. You can find several recaps of the event, such as listening to a podcast¬†from The Intrazone by Bill Baer (@williambaer) and Mark Kashman (@mkashman) where Bill and Mark summarize and discuss of the main…

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Microsoft channel partners facing hurdles with new technologies

By DrSalonen | May 20, 2018

It became obvious to me when watching Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella giving a keynote speech at Build 2018 event that every, I mean every Microsoft partner will have a mountain to climb if they want to be part of the exciting new Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, analytics, and overall digital transformation. You might ask…

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