# Blog

# Blog
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How Conversational AI Is Revolutionizing The E-commerce Experience

Have you heard of Soul Machines? Yeah, this is digital acceleration to another level with conversational AI and Digital People. Check out this post to see how all of this is aligned with e-commerce success. This is wild.

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Greg Ness: The Way Forward: Digital Transformation… or Revolution?

Great post from digital transformation & business technology veteran Greg Ness examining the layers of technology and systems that may need to be revolutionized vs transformed in today's organization.

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Platform Modernization for the Digital Age

Good post from Cognizant on CIO Magazine website, but way too many ads on the linked page. Analyzes how CIOs, VPs of infrastructure, and other IT leaders are tasked with modernizations under enormous pressure with some ideas to help.

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Avalara Launches Managed Returns for Accountants: System Automates Sales Taxes

Exciting announcement from DAC Partner Avalara, featured on CPA Practice Advisor, with the launch of Managed Returns for Accountants (MRA), a cloud sales tax returns solution designed exclusively for accounting firms! Check out their profile page in DAC to set up a discover call to learn more!

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Why interconnecting virtual and physical health care is a smart move

Digital technologies are now part of the DNA of everything in health care. Smart healthcare systems are being leveraged in unique ways to provide safe care, automate clinical operations, and deliver personalized care.

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2021 Supply Chain Technology Trends To Watch

Understanding what's on the horizon for technology and it's impact on your supply chain is critical for future planning. The pace of technology will not be slowing down any time soon. Now is the time to plan and decide which technologies to embrace.

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Supply Chain Management Automation and Pandemic Risks

The supply chain management sector is facing numerous skilled labor shortages due to the ever-increasing demands of the pandemic. Meeting these challenges isn't a viable option for businesses that are afraid of making changes.

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Bob Evans: Google Cloud Jumps to #3 on Cloud Wars Top 10; Trails only #1 Microsoft, #2 Amazon

Bob Evans of Cloud Wars, soon to be announced Keynoter for our DAC Binge Day on Digital Acceleration running January 28, 2021 with the official launch of DAC, outlined how Google Cloud has leapfrogged Salesforce and claimed the #3 spot on the Cloud Wars Top 10 behind #1 Microsoft and #2 Amazon.

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Kylie Kiser Post: Dynamics is Weird

I had to link to this post from Kylie Kiser--it made me laugh, and think, as she describes how we all love Dynamics, but specific things are "weird" like addresses, activities (specifically security) and connections. Well done Kylie and thanks for posting!

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Hybrid Cloud Environments, AWS, and IBM Cloud Security

Looking at ways to improve cloud security remains a top priority for businesses. IBM Security recently announced a plan to use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance cloud infrastructure security for hybrid environments.

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Understand the queries behind Composite Models

With the December 2020 release of Power BI Desktop we got an early christmas present. A loooong waited feature that will change how we build Power BI solutions! The feature is called “DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Azure Analysis Services” also known as Composite Models Gen2.

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Protecting Microsoft 365 from on-premises attacks

This link to the Microsoft Community site will show you how to configure your systems to protect your Microsoft 365 cloud environment from on-premises compromise. The author, Alex Weinert of Microsoft, primarily focuses on Azure AD tenant configuration settings, the ways Azure AD tenants can be safely connected to on-premises systems, and the tradeoffs required to operate your systems in ways that protect your cloud systems from on-premises compromise.