The 1:1 hierarchy of needs: Building the foundation for future educational technology success October 16, 2019

When students have access to educational devices, their learning outcomes inevitably improve. The 1:1 paradigm serves to democratize education so that every student has the… Read more

Want To Be A Remote Worker? Get These Digital Skills October 16, 2019

Tired of being chained to your desk? Do your customers want to brush up on their digital skills so they can easily work remotely? Now,… Read more

Microsoft’s vision for AI in the enterprise October 15, 2019

How could AI empower your workforce? Microsoft wants to bring AI to every application, every business process, and every employee. At Breakpoint Technology, we believe… Read more

Data-Minded Or Data-Blinded?

October 15, 2019

Collaboration and networks are about people not data. What opportunities and concerns should you consider when using network data analytics to transform your organization? Read more

Customer Story: Bridgeport Public Schools

October 15, 2019

Every teacher wants their students to succeed. But in a constantly evolving digital society, it can be challenging to provide students with updated digital learning… Read more

Develop AI with Azure Machine Learning

October 15, 2019

Many businesses are struggling to find the talent and capacity to create and manage their machine learning models to actually unlock the insights within their… Read more

SQL Server 2017

October 15, 2019

Looking to drive industry-leading performance and security on Linux and Docker? Move to SQL Server 2017 with Breakpoint Technology. Here’s why you should. Read more

Customer Story: Clifton Coffee | Work From Anywhere

October 14, 2019

For most people, working from the beach is a fantasy, but we can make it a reality for your team. Do we have your attention… Read more

Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial – Braylon O’Neill

October 9, 2019

Answering the question, “What is that we can do that is unique; that is impactful,” guides the development of everything Microsoft delivers. In this video… Read more

How AI Will Augment Human Creativity

October 8, 2019

75% of people surveyed believe that they’re not living up to their creative potential. A study published in Psychological Science may have an explanation. They… Read more

Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches

October 8, 2019

Breakpoint Technology can help you achieve more with Microsoft Azure. Here’s a recommendation: Save 40% on Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches. Just enter… Read more

Enabling Analytics for Improvement: Lessons from year 2 of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative

October 8, 2019

The Fresno Unified School District is providing its students with a robust and adaptable education by implementing a Personalized Learning Initiative (PLI) in its schools,… Read more

The Ultimate Meeting Guide

October 8, 2019

It’s no secret that a clearly defined agenda is key to a productive meeting, but how else can you upgrade your company’s meetings? Productive meetings… Read more

Customer Story: St. Lucie Public Schools

October 8, 2019

When overburdened school districts struggle to provide resources for everyone, it’s easy for some students to get lost in the shuffle. St. Lucie Public Schools… Read more

Customer story: Seattle Children’s Hospital explores new avenues of research with Microsoft Genomics

October 7, 2019

When Microsoft Chief Data Analytics Officer John Kahan lost his baby to SIDS, he went on a quest to prevent this tragedy from becoming another… Read more

Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial – Braylon O’Neill

October 7, 2019

Answering the question, “What is that we can do that is unique; that is impactful,” guides the development of everything Microsoft delivers. In this video… Read more

Help customers work together with Microsoft technology

October 7, 2019

Did you know that 83% of employees depend on technology to work together? How are you helping your teams work together to do their best… Read more

The total economic impact of Microsoft Office 365 threat intelligence

October 2, 2019

When it comes to deciding how much money to dedicate to security, schools may feel caught between balancing budget and peace of mind. At Breakpoint… Read more

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October 2, 2019

Combined, SQL Server 2017 and Azure Data Services form the ultimate hybrid data platform. Contact Breakpoint Technology to discover how you can harness the power… Read more

Advanced threat protection: An integrated cybersecurity solution

October 1, 2019

81% of breaches are caused by compromised user accounts. For educational institutions with a constantly shifting student user base and a large number of external… Read more

Lackluster Teamwork? Tips For Boosting Performance

October 1, 2019

What are you doing to help your teams work better together? #Teamwork is about more than just changing the way that employees communicate. It’s about… Read more

Intelligent economies: AI’s transformation of industries and society

October 1, 2019

According to Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK, “AI and machine learning are important aspects of a wider trend of digitalization that promises nothing less… Read more

Advanced Threat Protection in Office 365

October 1, 2019

With a changing user base and an ever-shifting threat landscape, our higher education institutions are particularly vulnerable to attack, especially on the email battlefront. Microsoft… Read more

AI is on the rise

October 1, 2019

84% of surveyed U.S. executives agree that AI streamlines processes, freeing knowledge workers for more creative, intuitive, and laterally thinking activities. For knowledge workers, AI… Read more

Ignition Ai makes online advertising more human with Microsoft Azure

September 30, 2019

Ignition Ai is a visionary data-driven marketing company that integrates the emotion and psychology of shopping with powerful real-time data to predict trends in consumerism.… Read more

Customer Story: Clifton Coffee Overview

September 30, 2019

Do you want to improve communication among your employees? With #Teamworksolutions from #Microsoft, communication has never been easier. With a single hub for accessing company… Read more

4 ways AI helps business protect the environment

September 25, 2019

The world we live in is extremely complex. With so many moving parts, it can be difficult to know what steps to take to protect… Read more

Digital transformation in education: Smart and secure campus

September 24, 2019

Universities are responsible for securing personal information, academic resources, and actual physical locations. It’s no wonder that many schools have enacted multiple security solutions to… Read more

Keep students safe online and on campus

September 24, 2019

37% of higher-ed leaders say their institution’s locks and doors are no longer properly configured for safety and security. And, with buildings like libraries and… Read more

Chief Data Officers Struggle To Make A Business Impact

September 24, 2019

According to Forbes, data-driven transformation isn’t a one-shot effort. It’s a journey which requires commitment, steadfastness and adaptability. With #Microsoft #Azure, Breakpoint Technology delivers the… Read more

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September 24, 2019

Did you know that having resources available in #Microsoft #Teamworksolutions reduces downtime by 15%? The benefit to your productivity is huge. What are you waiting… Read more

Early look at Microsoft Threat Protection

September 24, 2019

36% of universities are hit by a cyberattack every hour, and these attacks are constantly growing and shifting in complexity. It is very difficult for… Read more

Customer story: SilviaTerra maps the future of forests with Microsoft AI

September 23, 2019

Analyzing data has given us a better understanding of everything from consumer behavior to production efficiencies. In short, data helps us manage and direct our… Read more

Customer Story: Clifton Coffee

September 23, 2019

How could your company benefit from a better teamwork strategy? Step up your teamwork game with Breakpoint Technology and Microsoft. When your employees have a… Read more

Advancing achievement and equity: Growing evidence from the Fresno Unified School District Personalized Learning Initiative

September 18, 2019

Fresno Unified School District implemented the Personalized Learning Initiative in fall 2016, to help close the achievement gap for their students and produce well-rounded graduates… Read more

We All Knew Tech Would Make Work Better

September 18, 2019

According to the @NYTimes and @Microsoft, by 2025, 75% of the workforce will be comprised of Millennials. “For the first time, there are five generations… Read more

Emotion and cognition in the age of AI

September 18, 2019

80% of educators say emotional well-being is crucial for developing foundational literacies. Over time, our understanding of the importance of emotional well-being has grown. Now… Read more

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September 17, 2019

Bringing together SQL Server 2017 and Azure Data Services forms the ultimate hybrid data platform. With built-in AI, you have the opportunity to efficiently innovate… Read more

Human AI is here

September 17, 2019

AI has the power to amplify human ingenuity when properly applied. But the roadmap for proper application is still being written. Over 90% of surveyed… Read more

Customer Story: Garfield Prep Academy provides engaging, personalized education with powerful classroom tools

September 17, 2019

Picture the ideal learning environment. When Garfield Prep teacher Marlyne Graves pictures this, she sees each of her students tackling the same task while being… Read more

How AI-powered organizations are getting ahead

September 17, 2019

86% of current or planned AI spending is in customer-oriented areas, especially marketing and sales. That’s because businesses recognize the potential of AI to offer… Read more

Turning tiny insects into big data

September 17, 2019

With the right tools, big data has the potential to change the world. Watch this video to find out how researchers are analyzing their data… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting Recap

September 16, 2019

Struggling to grow your business? Before @ThinkUpConsulting implemented #Office365 on #Windows 10 devices, employees wasted time switching between disparate systems. They created a unified solution… Read more

Customer Story: Technology in harmony – the story of Port Alberni School District

September 11, 2019

How can a three-person IT team keep an entire district outfitted with devices that are both usable for all students, and yet provide a customized… Read more

Nine Essentials For Enabling An AI-Ready Culture And Business

September 11, 2019

According to a recent survey, over half of the companies that are industry leaders in AI adoption are working with external partners and suppliers to… Read more

How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Business Models

September 10, 2019

In this article, CEO Jayshree Pandya of Risk Group writes, “Over the years, digital data has been growing at a staggering pace across nations. It… Read more

The state of modern device deployment in education

September 10, 2019

When considering a new technology for their school, IT professionals weigh everything from ease of deployment to in-classroom applicability. But above all, IT professionals value… Read more

Intune for Education Technical Datasheet

September 10, 2019

Our IT professionals carry many responsibilities. They are often tasked with everything from the selection of new technology, to training other staff on current devices,… Read more

Cost Savings and Business Benefits Enabled by Windows 10 Security Features

September 10, 2019

How would you like to reduce costs and enhance your security features on a new device? $1.1 million was saved by those using Windows 10… Read more

Customer Story: New South Wales – Scaling STEM education in one of the world’s largest school jurisdictions

September 10, 2019

The STEM job market in Australia is both highly paid and highly stable, and yet experiencing a lower-than-average growth in qualified workers. Meanwhile, high school… Read more

Customer story: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and MIT collaborate with Microsoft to showcase the potential of AI

September 9, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses an extensive and powerful collection of art spanning 5,000 years of human history. The museum recognizes both the responsibility… Read more

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

September 9, 2019

Azure SQL Database the most economical destination for your SQL Server databases. Companies experience a 212% return on investment and a 40% increase in DBA… Read more

Reduce costs with Windows and Office

September 9, 2019

70% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) reinvest saved money into their business thanks to the cloud. Are you using the #cloud? Work smarter, not… Read more

Quantifying the value of collaboration with Microsoft Teams

September 3, 2019

Employees save four hours each week through improved collaboration and information sharing, according to @Forrester’s Total Economic Impact™ Of @MicrosoftTeams. Empower your business. Learn more… Read more

The role of familiarity in predicting the ability of technology to improve learning outcomes

September 3, 2019

We often spend so much time focused on getting technology into classrooms, and devices in the hands of students, that we fail to focus on… Read more

A Developer’s Guide to Building AI Application

September 3, 2019

No field will be left untouched by AI. Its transformational power will span fields as diverse as astronomy where AI has accelerated the pace of… Read more

Preparing the class of 2030

September 3, 2019

Social and emotional skills are far more predictive of a student’s achievement than home environment or demographics. That’s because employers are looking for people who… Read more

The future computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society

September 3, 2019

Technology is advancing exponentially. With the all-encompassing applicability of AI, what does that mean for the next 20 years? While there is no way to… Read more

Customer Story: School gets future ready with Windows 10 devices, Office 365, and STEM curriculum

September 2, 2019

No one person can be an expert on everything, and this applies to teachers as well. When it comes to STEM areas where many are… Read more

What is AI?

September 2, 2019

Data, data everywhere! You’ve probably heard the message that data is the key to success in today’s world. Like many businesses, you are probably already… Read more

Integral Analytics switches to Azure from AWS for high performance and cost-effective data warehousing

September 2, 2019

“Data doesn’t become decision making without intelligence in the middle, and that’s where Azure and AI put themselves together,” Kevin Kushman, COO of Integral Analytics… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Reduce Costs

September 2, 2019

@ThinkUpConsulting has saved $13,925 a year by using #MicrosoftTeams. Always looking to work smarter, Think Up is reducing costs by getting modern with @Microsoft. With… Read more

Empowered By Technology, Wealth Managers Will Take Personalization To The Next Level

August 28, 2019

The value of deeper insight into your customers can affect the new products and services you offer. It can grow your business in ways you… Read more

Making the Shift to a Modern Desktop with Microsoft 365

August 28, 2019

A modern desktop is one that should continually add value to your operations without adding complexity. Luckily, this technology not only exists, but it is… Read more

Building Collaborative Teaching Communities

August 28, 2019

The world is changing so fast and a single teacher cannot be expected to keep up with all the shifting trends and emerging tools. But… Read more

Windows 10 helps prepare students for the future with skills needed for work and life

August 27, 2019

34% less time spent by school IT departments on security issues and stronger protections overall? Yeah, schools deserve that too. Today, there is so much… Read more

The chief data officer’s guide to an AI strategy

August 27, 2019

AI technology is unlike any other we have seen in recent years. In the past, most businesses would simply look for ways to fit new… Read more

4 Reasons Businesses Should Make the Move

August 27, 2019

.@Forrester research shows organizations using @Office365 reduce data breaches by 75%. Security is just one of four reasons to make the move to the cloud.… Read more

Customer Story: Critical to curricular success – Bridgeport’s Windows 10 pilot and scale journey

August 27, 2019

Bridgeport has interwoven technology into the very fabric of their curriculum. From teacher collaboration to STEM-specific program training, Bridgeport’s magnet high schools, such as Fairchild… Read more

Customer story: With Microsoft AI, Comics go head to head at the Laugh Battle

August 27, 2019

AI technology can do more than just crunch numbers. At the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, AI is being used for something much… Read more

Enhance Security with Windows and Office

August 26, 2019

Enhance Security and remain compliant as end of support approaches. It takes hackers 4 minutes to get into servers through email attacks. 286 days on… Read more

Helping Small Businesses Protect Their Greatest Asset–Their Data

August 20, 2019

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 is ending. Enhance your security and upgrade to a new #Windows 10 device and #Office365. Read this blog… Read more

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August 20, 2019

The risks  with an outdated data platform  include non-compliance with GDPR and other  market standards, and exposure to unexpected attacks and security breaches. The benefits… Read more

Customer story: Rochester Institute of Technology levels the playing field with AI for students who are deaf

August 19, 2019

As the largest mainstream program in the world, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) serves as a beacon of hope and opportunity to… Read more

How migrating to Azure is modernizing JB Hunt

August 19, 2019

You shouldn’t need to bend to someone else’s vision of the cloud. Watch this video to learn how JB Hunt drives digital transformation with Microsoft… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Most Secure

August 19, 2019

Want to unite teams and secure your devices? Get Modern. @ThinkUpConsulting has improved security significantly using Windows and Teams to implement a device-agnostic solution with… Read more

Change Management Needs Change Management

August 13, 2019

Where are you in your digital transformation journey? What’s your adoption management strategy? With change being the only constant, it’s time to throw out change… Read more

Crash Course in Office 365: How it Can Help You Grow Your Business

August 12, 2019

How can @Office365 help you grow your business? Learn how to coauthor a document with anyone in real time and use the power of AI… Read more

Move and Modernize your Microsoft workloads with Azure

August 12, 2019

With Microsoft Azure, you can improve IT application management time by as much as 80% and experience cost savings of up to 82%! Contact us… Read more

Improve Productivity with Windows and Office

August 12, 2019

Today, the average employee spends 50% more time collaborating. Yet many still don’t work to their full potential because of disorganized collaboration, file sharing and… Read more

Microsoft Will Soon End Support for Windows 7. Now What?

August 6, 2019

Support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 is ending. Now what? Is it worth the risk to stick with Windows 7? How do I move… Read more

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August 5, 2019

It’s time to reimagine your business processes and opportunities! Let us work with you to shape your data and create a single source of the… Read more

How Airbus is transforming aerospace with Microsoft Azure Stack

August 5, 2019

Today’s organizations must adapt quickly to change or risk getting left behind. That’s why it’s imperative to make the most of big data, the cloud… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting | Most Productive

August 5, 2019

Want to stay productive anytime, anywhere, on any device? Get Modern. See how @ThinkUpConsulting uses #Office365 to optimize the way it works. With #MicrosoftTeams, employees… Read more

5 Ways IoT Is Reinventing Businesses Today

July 30, 2019

Thanks to IoT, businesses can now not only manufacture products but also offer ongoing services to monitor the performance of their products. It’s an exciting… Read more

Exposing the Top 4 Myths of Cloud Security

July 30, 2019

Security breaches and their business impact make the headlines frequently, underscoring the need for more stringent security. In fact, 74% of IT leaders say security… Read more

Customer story: EON

July 30, 2019

At EON, saving clothing from landfills is important. In fact, it’s what they do: creating Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) that can stay with clothing for… Read more

Steve Gleason on technology and making ideas come to life

July 29, 2019

How much can your data tell you? Are you using it to its full potential? Discover what Microsoft Azure makes possible with the cloud, big… Read more

Increase Productivity and Security with Windows and Office

July 29, 2019

According to @BCG, 61% of employees believe effective business tools are vital to offering faster services. Work smarter, not harder. Protect your everyday business, while… Read more

Bill Gates Says These Tech Innovations Will Change the World

July 23, 2019

When asked about where technology is headed over the next 20 years, Bill Gates said he hopes “to see technologies that center almost entirely on… Read more

4 Proven Ways To Accelerate Your Growth From Startup To Thriving SMB

July 23, 2019

In 2018, SMBs suffered over 1,200 data breaches exposing 446+ million records. Now that you know the facts, what is your small business doing to… Read more

Customer story: Steve Gleason

July 22, 2019

Modern technology can provide a solution for almost any circumstance. Steve Gleason, famed NFL safety, knows this all too well. Steve, who has ALS, uses… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting Overview

July 22, 2019

Want to increase productivity and enhance security? Get Modern. By adopting #Office365, @ThinkUpConsulting has quickly shifted 90% of its communications to #MicrosoftTeams and streamlined internal… Read more

Applications and infrastructure: Reimagining our foundation

July 17, 2019

To get to the intelligent edge, you need infrastructure that will give you access to the data that matters most. While modernizing infrastructure doesn’t sound… Read more

AI empowers us to change the world

July 16, 2019

Nearly every industry is moving to the intelligent edge. Companies need the right IT service provider, powerful tools and solutions that enable every application, business… Read more

Building modern, connected business applications

July 16, 2019

There seems to be an app for everything. Constantly building new apps is tedious, yet business applications are essential to driving productivity and operations. Microsoft… Read more

Building a modern, responsive workplace at Microsoft

July 16, 2019

Every enterprise faces a changing set of employee expectations, a widening skills gap, more diverse and globally distributed teams, and an increasingly complex threat environment.… Read more

Azure Migration Guide for Windows Server

July 16, 2019

Migrating to the cloud can be intimidating. Shifting your environment to the cloud or upgrading to the latest platform requires thorough planning, deep knowledge, and… Read more

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July 16, 2019

When support for Windows 7 and Office 365 ends, outdated file sharing methods and skyrocketing numbers of devices and apps may put customers’ sensitive data… Read more

SQL Server VMs run better on Azure than AWS

July 15, 2019

80% of IT administration time is spent on patching, network setup, and firewall configuration. But with compliance changes and cyberattacks happening every day, it can… Read more

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting

July 15, 2019

Looking to accelerate your small business? Discover how @thinkingup streamlines internal processes, enhances security and reduces costs with #Office365 on #Windows 10 devices. With a… Read more

Top 10 Security Deployment Actions with Microsoft 365

July 10, 2019

Threats come from all areas, from malware attacks to compromised user credentials, and even accidental data leaks caused by human error. Naturally, it follows that… Read more

A closer look at hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud approaches

July 9, 2019

81% of respondents in a recent RightScale report claim that their enterprises use a multi-cloud strategy. Hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud are quickly becoming the new norm… Read more