Global Knowledge Selected as Microsoft’s First North American Learning Partner to Have Training Schedules Listed on the Microsoft Learn Site

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CARY, N.C., Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT training and professional skills development, is the first learning partner to have its training schedule integrated into the Microsoft Learn site in North America. Global Knowledge was selected because of its global footprint and robust high-frequency Microsoft training schedules.

On Microsoft’s site, Microsoft Learn is positioned as an online training platform that provides interactive learning for Microsoft products and more. Its goal is to help professionals become proficient on Microsoft technologies and learn more skills with fun, guided, hands-on, interactive content that’s specific to job roles and goals.

“Microsoft Learn will be an important way for tech professionals to easily find instructor-led Microsoft training opportunities,” said Debbie Murray-John, Global Knowledge’s global product director for Microsoft. “We

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  • Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 tools for customer service and financial planning, are becoming an increasingly important part of its business, particularly its customer data platform.
  • Microsoft’s customer data platform is meant to help companies collect customer information in one central place, so that they can use it to improve customer service. 
  • Dynamics 365 as a whole has the potential to become a much bigger and stronger competitor to Salesforce in the customer data space, Futurum Research analyst Dan Newman told Business Insider. 
  • Microsoft’s product is designed to connect to any data collection tool, whether Microsoft owns it or not, which gives customers more flexibility than Salesforce does, he said. 
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