KPMG recognized as the 2023 Microsoft Global Defense & Intelligence Partner of the Year

KPMG also named as a finalist for Advisory Services, Inclusion Changemaker and MVP Industry Solutions GSI/Advisory awards.

KPMG achieves 2023 Microsoft Defense & Intelligence Partner of the Year award.

The KPMG global organization is proud to receive the 2023 Microsoft Global Defense & Intelligence Partner of the Year award. KPMG was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. 

Weaving Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Azure technologies with KPMG assets and methodologies, KPMG professionals have been able to help public sector clients modernize large-scale supply chain support functions. We are proud to be acknowledged for our transformative approach in the defense and intelligence industry. This recognition underscores our continuous joint pursuit to create innovative, industry-focused digital solutions and our dedication to delivering operational value for clients.

Chad Jones, Government Lead, KPMG in the US.

KPMG in the US collaborated with Microsoft to create a leading 5G smart warehouse solution built on Azure and Dynamics 365 for a federal agency. It incorporates new and emerging technology to help improve mission readiness and operational efficiency by controlling and managing the warehouse through a single integrated function. With this 5G smart warehouse solution, federal agencies can achieve advanced capabilities, helping to dramatically reduce labor costs, improve auditability and accountability, improve safety and increase speed of inventory processes.

In addition to the above award, the KPMG global organization was also named as a finalist for the 2023 Microsoft Advisory Services, Inclusion Changemaker and MVP Industry Solutions GSI/Advisory Partner of the Year awards.

KPMG has created an ecosystem where Microsoft’s advanced technology works together with the trusted expertise of our professionals, bolstered by KPMG’s transformational solutions including the Connected. Powered. Trusted. digital transformation suite, to help propel change across industries while fostering inclusion. This award is a testament to the joint commitment of Microsoft and KPMG firms to help drive sustainable value for clients and shape the future together.

Cherie Gartner, Microsoft Global 360° Lead Partner, KPMG in the US.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services and devices during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honorees chosen from a set of more than 4,200 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide.

In achieving these recognitions, Microsoft acknowledges and commends KPMG professionals for providing robust, repeatable and customer-mission focused expertise backed by Microsoft platforms and technologies.

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards!
The innovative new solutions and services that positively impact customers and enable digital transformation from this year's winners demonstrate the best of what’s possible with the Microsoft Cloud.

Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft.

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are announced annually prior to the company’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, which will take place on July 18-19 this year. Additional details on the 2023 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner blog: The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found at

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KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is the brand under which the member firms of KPMG International Limited ("KPMG International") operate and provide professional services. “KPMG” is used to refer to individual member firms within the KPMG organization or to one or more member firms collectively.

KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories with more than 265,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities.

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