KPMG Collaborates with Microsoft To Help Businesses Reopen

Using Microsoft Power Platform tools such as Power Apps, Teams and Azure, KPMG will support CEOs, HR, IT professionals, and employees with services and data models, analytics, and access to cloud technology products that can provide quick analysis in a volatile environment.

KPMG (KPMG) is collaborating with Microsoft, as part of a ‘flexible enterprise-wide program’, to prepare organizations for carefully phasing employees back into the workplace and advancing operations with decision support, integrated technology and risk frameworks for the new reality.

Todd Lohr
“Our clients are trying to manage their businesses in an environment with little recent precedent so the right technology is essential,” said Todd Lohr, Principal, Advisory, KPMG LLP.

As part of its flexible technology solution, KPMG has created a mobile digital toolkit for use in health monitoring, social distancing, contract tracing, and IoT solutions for safety protocols. This aggregate technology tool creates one platform experience for employees and one dashboard for leaders to make informed decisions to accelerate workforce transformation, conduct performance management, facilitate employee communication, and manage physical considerations, healthcare and HR issues in this new environment.

“We are pleased to be working with KPMG’s Restarting America initiative to help our mutual customers implement a risk-based technology-enabled framework to safely open as organizations start to bring their U.S. employees back to the workplace,” said Matt Renner, Microsoft President, US Enterprise Commercial. “KPMG’s selection of Microsoft Power Platform as a key technology enabler of the Restarting America program digital toolkit demonstrates the true value of the platform for agile low-code development, leveraging the power of the Microsoft Azure.”

Making Changes to the Workplace

KPMG The five-step framework also offers flexibility based on the nature of the client’s business – to assess the need to make changes to the workplace, enable new digital tools, and create new relationships with healthcare providers.

“Our clients are trying to manage their businesses in an environment with little recent precedent so the right technology is essential,” said Todd Lohr, Principal, Advisory, KPMG LLP. “It’s imperative that we provide critical technology platforms and flexible solutions for resiliency and productivity in a new world. We can help organizations evolve by bringing our technology partners like Microsoft to create a data-backed and user-driven experience.”