Through volatile markets, economic uncertainty, and supply chain disruption, companies in a wide variety of industries are learning to adapt quickly, innovate sustainably, and speak to customers in more engaging and personalized ways.Organizations that aren’t actively working to modernize their data management, automation, and security processes are at risk of falling behind with 95% of the top 100 largest enterprise software companies reporting the integration of "smart" tech into their products in 2020. But it can be challenging to know where to start.
As a resource for individuals and organizations looking to solve complex business issues, Microsoft Assessmentsoffer the ability to examine your goals and existing practices to identify opportunities that accelerate your digital transformation. Here's how.
What are Microsoft Assessments?
Microsoft Assessments are interactive questionnaires available on Microsoft Learn. By completing a customized survey that addresses a wide array of operational and technical needs, you receive a tailored evaluation of your organization's current strategies and processes, with specific guidance to help you achieve your goals.
You can search Microsoft Assessments for many business needs (for example,cybersecurity) and see a detailed breakdown of what the assessment evaluates. At the end of the assessment, you receive personalized guidance where you can review your scores and your recommended next steps via detailed results pages like the one below:
How can Microsoft Assessments help me?
Identifyingyour areas for focus and the resources that will help your organization move forward can set you up for better success when pursuing digital transformation initiatives and gaining the confidence of your stakeholders.Microsoft Assessments provide personalized guidance for teamslooking to implement important technologies like Microsoft Azure, evaluate existing architectures, and identify any underlying areas of potential risk to consider addressing.
Assessments also give you a sense of how newly introduced elements of digital transformation can be implemented with your team structures and employees. Assessments like the Cloud Journey Tracker can help you review your team's structure and skills readiness. Microsoft Assessments are a valuable first step in accelerating your digital transformation and ensuring your technical decisions are the best ones. They can also be instrumental tools for determining "what's next" for your organization.