Microsoft identifies top internet of things security trends

Microsoft identifies top internet of things security trends
By Sean Dudley | 26 August 2016

Increase in mobile device use and hacker persistency among key areas highlighted

Desktop-as-a-Service, the way it should be

Desktop-as-a-Service, the way it should be
By Lindsay James | 26 August 2016

Emerio, an NTT Communications company, drives Desktop-as-a-Service by creating a blueprint for flexible, high-performance desktops

Communications company Emerio is creating a blueprint for flexible, high-performance desktops

The path to mobile-first banking success

The path to mobile-first banking success
By Jacqui Griffiths | 26 August 2016

Innovative mobile solutions are helping banks to boost productivity and deliver exciting experiences, anywhere


Microsoft and KPMG partner to co-develop scalable IoT solutions

Microsoft and KPMG partner to co-develop scalable IoT solutions
By Lindsay James | 26 August 2016

Global strategic collaboration will see the delivery of new suites of innovative solutions and services

Manufacturing today: is industry 4.0 really smart?

Manufacturing today: is industry 4.0 really smart?
By Guest | 25 August 2016

In the latest of his series of articles, Mike James from ATS discusses what the word ’smart’ really means in relation to today’s advanced world of manufacturing

Mike James from ATS discusses what the word ’smart’ really means to manufacturers today

Transforming the financial services model

Transforming the financial services model
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 August 2016

We speak with Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever to understand how banks can digitise processes and mobilise employees with Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business

Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever explain how banks can digitise processes

Helping insurers to improve service and reduce risk

Helping insurers to improve service and reduce risk
By Lindsay James | 25 August 2016

Microsoft's Johnathan Silverman explains how IoT can revolutionise insurance

Volksbank in Germany leverages NCR’s Innovation Experience Room

Volksbank in Germany leverages NCR’s Innovation Experience Room
By Lindsay James | 24 August 2016

Volksbank is the first bank customer to introduce NCR’s mobile experiential room

Finding the truth in a non-stop avalanche of data

Finding the truth in a non-stop avalanche of data
By Guest | 24 August 2016

With data offering the potential to make significant enhancements to the business, the importance of ensuring it is reliable and trustworthy is paramount. Profisee’s Jeff Wilson explains

The importance of ensuring data is trustworthy is paramount. Profisee’s Jeff Wilson explains

Protecting customer data at the point of sale

Protecting customer data at the point of sale
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 August 2016

We speak to Microsoft’s Pinar Salk to understand how innovations in point-to-point encryption are helping retailers and merchants to provide a more secure POS experience for their customers

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk tells us how innovation in point-to-point encryption is helping retailers

Microsoft reveals acquisition of Genee scheduling service

Microsoft reveals acquisition of Genee scheduling service
By Sean Dudley | 24 August 2016

Artificial-intelligence-powered tool to add to productivity capabilities of Office 365

Ransomware: making sure you're aware of the threat

Ransomware: making sure you're aware of the threat
By Guest | 24 August 2016

Nick Smith from Extrinsica Global explains how to prevent a ransomware attack

Simon Smith from Extrinsica Global explains how companies can prevent a ransomware attack

Datapipe acquires adapt to extend managed cloud services

Datapipe acquires adapt to extend managed cloud services
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 August 2016

Companies will provide cloud solutions for enterprises wanting to enhance or extend their capabilitie

Five UK Microsoft Gold Partners enter new partnership

Five UK Microsoft Gold Partners enter new partnership
By Sean Dudley | 23 August 2016

‘Consortium’ to deliver boutique services to customers and harness each company’s specific expertise

Accelerating the adoption of the internet of things in Asia Pacific

Accelerating the adoption of the internet of things in Asia Pacific
By Lindsay James | 22 August 2016

Over 30 Microsoft partners across the world are developing cloud-based IoT applications

Streamlining the clinical supply chain with integrated ERP

Streamlining the clinical supply chain with integrated ERP
By Guest | 22 August 2016

Massimo Crudeli from AX for Pharma says that integrated enterprise resource planning platforms offer the perfect solution for successfully managing the supply chain for clinical trials

Massimo Crudeli from AX for Pharma outlines the benefits of integrated enterprise resource planning

Fulfilling demand at Club 21 – Armani Exchange

Fulfilling demand at Club 21 – Armani Exchange
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 August 2016

Clare Vella at Club 21 – Armani Exchange, tells us how K3 Retail’s Microsoft Dynamics NAV-based solution has made the luxury retailer’s UK business more efficient

Clare Vella at Club 21 – Armani Exchange, shares the secrets of the luxury retailer’s UK success

Achieving unified corporate financial management

Achieving unified corporate financial management
By Guest | 19 August 2016

Carmela Owens of Tagetik told us how the company is helping insurance companies around the world to simplify and streamline business processes

Carmela Owens tells us how Tagetik is helping insurance companies around the world

CMA banking report reveals pivotal role of digital tech

CMA banking report reveals pivotal role of digital tech
By Lindsay James | 19 August 2016

Nitin Rakesh from Syntel believes that customers should be at the heart of any digital business strategy

Global spending on connected vehicles will hit US$29.6 billion in 2017

Global spending on connected vehicles will hit US$29.6 billion in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 August 2016

IDC study also shows government spending on intelligent transport systems will reach US$16.5 billion

Empowering teachers with Office 365 Education

Empowering teachers with Office 365 Education
By Lindsay James | 19 August 2016

Microsoft has highlighted some of the new features of Office 365 Education, including Microsoft Classroom

Why telco companies should partner for growth

Why telco companies should partner for growth
By Guest | 18 August 2016

Steve Haworth from TeleWare explains that partnerships play a key role in helping telecommunications providers to improve customer experience, increase productivity and remain compliant

Steve Haworth from TeleWare explains that partnerships play a key role in helping telcos succeed

Effective analytics – with or without the cloud

Effective analytics – with or without the cloud
By Guest | 18 August 2016

Developing a meaningful business analytics strategy is a challenge for many organisations – especially those that are concerned about security. Bob Bedard from deFacto Global says that there is now a range of solutions that can help, either on-premise or in the cloud

Bob Bedard from deFacto Global explains how to achieve a meaningful business analytics strategy

Payment sector prioritises fintech investment

Payment sector prioritises fintech investment
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 August 2016

Around 84% of payments companies are focused on fintech and 35% have launched fintech subsidiaries

Microsoft tech is behind the NHS blood donor campaign

Microsoft tech is behind the NHS blood donor campaign
By Lindsay James | 17 August 2016

Azure has accelerated the donor registration process from a month to a matter of hours

Transforming the financial services industry with blockchain

Transforming the financial services industry with blockchain
By Guest | 17 August 2016

Today’s new economy is about more than goods and services – it is about sharing information and, ultimately, making transactions finally move at the speed of the internet. Blockchains are at the very heart of this. Microsoft’s Marley Gray explains

Microsoft’s Marley Gray explains how blockchain technology is at the crux of today's new economy

How tech is facilitating the revolution of the mining industry

How tech is facilitating the revolution of the mining industry
By Sean Dudley | 17 August 2016

Accenture’s Brendan Mislin explains how the internet of things is helping to revolutionise practices and processes in the mining industry

Accenture’s Brendan Mislin explains how the internet of things is helping to revolutionise mining

Augmented and virtual reality revenues to hit US$162 billion in 2020

Augmented and virtual reality revenues to hit US$162 billion in 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 August 2016

IDC predicts sales of AR/VR hardware will generate 50% of worldwide revenues from 2016-2020

Becoming an insight-driven retail organisation

Becoming an insight-driven retail organisation
By Guest | 15 August 2016

Helping retailers to succeed in today’s competitive landscape is all about giving them choice and flexibility. Microsoft’s Karen Garrette and Luke Shave explain how the latest version of Dynamics AX is empowering retailers to stay one step ahead

Microsoft’s Karen Garrette and Luke Shave explain the benefits of the latest version of Dynamics AX

How the internet of experiences is transforming manufacturing

How the internet of experiences is transforming manufacturing
By Guest | 15 August 2016

In an age where connectivity and the internet of things are enabling new business processes, Dassault Systèmes is looking to move a step further and help deliver compelling and connected experiences. Olivier Ribet explains

Olivier Ribet explains how Dassault Systèmes is helping to deliver compelling experiences

Australian accountancy firm removes phones in favour of Skype for Business

Australian accountancy firm removes phones in favour of Skype for Business
By Lindsay James | 15 August 2016

Pitcher Partners is simplifying the user experience and empowering staff thanks to Skype for Business

Siemens introduces solutions to transform performance engineering

Siemens introduces solutions to transform performance engineering
By Lindsay James | 12 August 2016

The new Simcenter portfolio aims to help companies address modern engineering challenges

How Dell is taking the challenge out of security

How Dell is taking the challenge out of security
By Lindsay James | 11 August 2016

Jackson Shaw, senior director of product management at Dell Software, gives us an update on the adoption of context-aware security approaches and offers his advice to organisations that want a smart, flexible solution

Dell's Jackson Shaw gives us an update on the adoption of context-aware security approaches

Streamlining financial reporting at Timex Group

Streamlining financial reporting  at Timex Group
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 August 2016

Timepiece manufacturer Timex Group can now create financial reports and visualise data much more quickly, thanks to Tagetik

Timex Group can now create financial reports and visualise data more quickly, thanks to Tagetik  

Carvajal empowers global workforce with move to Office 365

Carvajal empowers global workforce with move to Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 10 August 2016

Colombian company improves staff ability to share information and collaborate across devices

Microsoft researchers enable secure data exchange in the cloud

Microsoft researchers enable secure data exchange in the cloud
By Lindsay James | 10 August 2016

New research from Microsoft aims to unlock the full value of encrypted data by using the cloud 

Australian organisations moving towards hybrid cloud

Australian organisations moving towards hybrid cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 August 2016

IDC finds 80% of Australian enterprises aspire to develop a hybrid cloud environment

Transforming customer relationships in manufacturing

Transforming customer relationships	 in manufacturing
By Guest | 10 August 2016

Colin Masson from Microsoft Business Solutions says that, by having a complete view of the customer journey and gaining information at every touchpoint, companies in the manufacturing industry can gain actionable insights

Colin Masson from Microsoft Business Solutions explains the benefits of actionable insights

Providing more flexible solutions for insurers

Providing more flexible solutions for insurers
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2016

Insurers need flexible solutions to measure value, manage risk and safeguard solvency. We asked Joel Fox and Stephen Hollands how Willis Towers Watson is helping insurers achieve those goals

Joel Fox and Stephen Hollands explain how Willis Towers Watson is helping insurers to be more flexible

Jet Aviation Basel to digitise processes with Siemens software

Jet Aviation Basel to digitise processes with Siemens software
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2016

Jet Aviation Basel will leverage NX and Teamcenter to replace its existing legacy PLM software

Microsoft introduces new HoloLens Commercial Suite

Microsoft introduces new HoloLens Commercial Suite
By Sean Dudley | 08 August 2016

Release includes new mobile device management capabilities and enhanced security levels

InternetRetailing Conference returns to London this October

InternetRetailing Conference returns to London this October
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 August 2016

The event will focus on the new pressures and trends challenging the growth of the multi-channel retail industry

Leveraging the value of integrated reporting

Leveraging the value of integrated reporting
By Guest | 05 August 2016

Marco Van der Kooij from Tagetik Benelux explains how integrated reporting can streamline the reporting framework and help organisations gain a reliable holistic overview of their corporate performance

Marco Van der Kooij from Tagetik Benelux outlines the benefits of integrated reporting

Helping cities to meet the needs of citizens

Helping cities to meet the needs of citizens
By Sean Dudley | 05 August 2016

Kathryn Willson explains how Microsoft’s rich portfolio of services and solutions is benefitting cities

Kathryn Willson explains how Microsoft’s portfolio of services and solutions is benefitting cities 

New bots announced to provide better Skype experiences

New bots announced to provide better Skype experiences
By Lindsay James | 05 August 2016

The partner-inspired Skype bots will deliver interesting experiences in a wide variety of scenarios

Atkins harnesses the power of Microsoft Office 365’s E5 Suite

Atkins harnesses the power of Microsoft Office 365’s E5 Suite
By Sean Dudley | 04 August 2016

Design, engineering and project management consultancy aiming to become ‘digital by default’

Retailers need an agile operating model approach, says research

Retailers need an agile operating model approach, says research
By Sean Dudley | 03 August 2016

Accenture highlights three key actions to help boost competitiveness and growth

Success hinges on a deeper understanding of the cloud

Success hinges on a deeper understanding of the cloud
By Guest | 03 August 2016

Emily Murphy from Hanu says that, in order to maximise adoption, companies should start by looking at their own understanding of the benefits the cloud can bring

Emily Murphy from Hanu says that companies need to better understand the benefits of the cloud

Windows 10 Anniversary Update now available

Windows 10 Anniversary Update now available
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2016

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has begun rolling out for customers around the world

NBC Olympics to stream Olympic Games content via Microsoft Azure

NBC Olympics to stream Olympic Games content via Microsoft Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 August 2016

Cloud platform will enable NBC to share live and on-demand content on multiple devices