How one Kiwi co-operative is transforming Rural Supply

 |   Microsoft New Zealand News Centre

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Cultural change and digital transformation go hand in hand in Farmlands’ journey to a new era of collaboration. Farmlands has been an essential part of New Zealand’s rural communities for more than half a century. It’s New Zealand’s largest rural supplies co-operative, with 82 stores across the country providing more than 70,000 shareholders with vital farming supplies, from clothing to seed and dog biscuits to water pipes. In 2017, it began working with Microsoft on a sweeping organisation-wide business transformation, dubbed Braveheart. Many of the co-operative’s operations were shifted to a Dynamics 365 platform, harnessing the power of the cloud to unlock a new world of automation and efficiency for the Farmlands team. See the whole story here: