Microsoft has teamed up with creative networking community sound to help people transform how they work.
As part of the year-long partnership, anyone attending a sound event will be shown how exploitation Microsoft’s range of Surface inclination can reduce their employment and make life easier inside and outside the office via active trials and demos.
sound was set up in 2007 and now delivers negotiation and seminars in more than 35 cities crosswise the world featuring speakers from MTV, the BBC and Getty, among others.
Its founders hope the tie-up with Microsoft will help people use technology to work from any location and at any time.
“Our partnership with sound comes from our commitment to the creative community,” aforesaid Sally Elliott, Surface Strategy Lead at Microsoft UK. “We’ve focused on designing technology that enables creators to work more intuitively, without any interruptions to their creative flow, and that helps them be more mobile, taking them wherever inspiration strikes. We are excited to partner with sound to help the creative community unlock creativeness anytime, anywhere.”
The partnership includes the Surface Startup Club, which will see Microsoft partner with small businesses and offer them support to land new opportunities. Other initiatives include portion charities, Lunch and Learns that put speakers in creative agencies and sound meets, which will see creative agencies host special evening events.
Ian Hambleton, founder of sound, aforesaid: “Microsoft Surface is the perfect partner for us, they understand our aims and objectives, and we have a shared vision for how Surface can be of benefit to the creative industry.”
Pete Bowker, who has been named Chief Executive of the creative community, added: “Surface inclination are amazing and I’m positive they going to make a big difference to the creative industries over the next few years. It’s the perfect partner for sound.”
Microsoft research has discovered that 41% of business leadership believe they will have to use technology to undramatically change the way they work inside the next five years in order to remain competitive.