Case studies

How Microsoft is helping to put employees first at Mars

How Microsoft is helping to put employees first at Mars
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 May 2017

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10 help Mars to mobilise employees and foster real-time collaboration among its 80,000 employees worldwide

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows10 help Mars to mobilise 80,000 employees worldwide  

Wavin boosts network performance and improves worker productivity

Wavin boosts network performance and improves worker productivity
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 May 2017

The manufacturer turned to Sinefa to better manage its network and tackle performance issues

How Velux Group is personalising the online experience

How Velux Group is personalising the online experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 May 2017

Window manufacturer Velux Group moves to Microsoft Azure with the help of Avanade and paves the way to a unified global digital marketing and e-commerce strategy

Window manufacturer Velux Group has moved to Microsoft Azure with the help of Avanade 

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan Lighting is saving time and increasing its rate of production

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan is saving time and increasing production

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2017

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork is anticipating a wealth of new efficiencies thanks to the integration of Bluestar PLM within its Dynamics AX ERP system

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork has turned to Bluestar PLM for help

How William Hill Australia has significantly increased revenue

How William Hill Australia has significantly increased revenue
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 April 2017

Avanade has helped Australia’s largest telephone and online betting company to streamline online operations and enhance the customer experience

Avanade has helped Australia’s largest telephone and online betting company to streamline operations

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Microsoft’s ERP solution combines with LS Retail’s POS solution to deliver new efficiencies 

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch 

From paper to digital: NHS Wales turns to iBabs to digitise meetings

From paper to digital: NHS Wales turns to iBabs to digitise meetings
By Rebecca Lambert | 18 April 2017

NHS Wales board members have moved to paperless meetings, saving them time, money and paper, using iBabs software

How Fox’s Biscuits has boosted its customer service levels

How Fox’s Biscuits has boosted its customer service levels
By Lindsay James | 27 March 2017

The UK biscuit company has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices

The UK biscuit company has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices

More efficient engineering change at Mobile Technologies Inc

More efficient engineering change at Mobile Technologies Inc
By Lindsay James | 13 March 2017

Using Bluestar PLM’s solution running on Microsoft Dynamics AX, Mobile Technologies Inc has reduced time spent on engineering change order processes by 80%

Mobile Technologies Inc has implemented Bluestar PLM’s solution running on Microsoft Dynamics AX

Creating business efficiency and growth at Planet Dryers

Creating business efficiency and growth at Planet Dryers
By Lindsay James | 06 March 2017

The industrial specialist Planet Dryers is using Solid Edge from Siemens PLM Software to design customised food processing machines quickly and easily

Planet Dryers is using Solid Edge from Siemens PLM Software to design machines quickly and easily

Supporting business growth strategies at JYSK Nordic

Supporting business growth strategies at JYSK Nordic
By Sean Dudley | 03 March 2017

The furniture and accessories retailer has turned to Veeam’s backup solutions to keep its distribution centres up and running at all times

JYSK Nordic has chosen Veeam’s backup solutions to keep its distribution centres running at all times

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia

Enabling greater visibility at the University of British Columbia
By Sean Dudley | 27 February 2017

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

Canadian university’s department of IT has turned to Veeam to help meet its backup and replication needs

Connecting the global workforce at Uvex Group

Connecting the global workforce at Uvex Group
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2017

Avanade has helped the safety equipment manufacturer migrate more than 2,000 employees to Microsoft Office 365

Avanade has helped the safety equipment manufacturer migrate to Microsoft Office 365

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities
By Lindsay James | 20 February 2017

RingMD is using Microsoft cloud solutions to connect patients in India with doctors via video

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2017

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is set to improve its finance management with Avanade and the new cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is improving its finance management with Avanade

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT
By Lindsay James | 17 February 2017

The company is using the Microsoft Internet of Things (IoT) Hub to improve its business processes

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city
By Lindsay James | 15 February 2017

The City of Stirling in Australia has implemented the latest iteration of Microsoft’s Project Server 2016

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

UK-based manufacturer Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and bring about a 20% reduction on inventory of finished goods

Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and improve efficiency

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 February 2017

Avanade uses Microsoft technologies to help Unilever Brazil to bring its vision for the future of omnichannel retail to life

Avanade is using Microsoft technology to help Unilever Brazil stay ahead of the competition

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 January 2017

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings with simple chat commands

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings via simple chat commands

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve
By Sean Dudley | 28 December 2016

Evalueserve reduces recovery time and proactively resolves issues in a virtualised environment thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

How Evalueserve is reducing recovery time thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses
By Lindsay James | 27 December 2016

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is leading the way in giving businesses faster, easier access to the information they need

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is reaping the rewards of new tech

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2016

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers and establish a platform for innovation

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service
By Lindsay James | 21 December 2016

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control
By Lindsay James | 15 December 2016

Agrifirm has turned to Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud. As a result, it is experiencing greater productivity and increased security

Agrifirm has turned to Microsoft partner Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud

 

Supporting global growth at engineering firm Black & Veatch

Supporting global growth at engineering firm Black & Veatch
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2016

Black & Veatch fostered collaboration between globally dispersed employees thanks to Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Microsoft Office 365

Black & Veatch fostered collaboration with help from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Office 365

Putting care in patients’ hands with the Digital Diabetes Coach

Putting care in patients’ hands with the Digital Diabetes Coach
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 November 2016

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is trialing a self-care app for diabetes patients with the help of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The West of England Academic Health Science Network is trialing a self-care app with the help of HPE


Creating a new digital transformation strategy at C&A

Creating a new digital transformation strategy at C&A
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2016

Dutch retailer C&A worked with Avanade to deliver a digital workplace that could power its Chinese expansion

Dutch retailer C&A worked with Avanade to deliver a digital workplace that could power its expansion

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2016

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell to implement student-centred learning

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell

 

Eliminating widespread poverty in Paraguay

Eliminating widespread poverty in Paraguay
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 November 2016

Foundation Paraguay uses a Windows 10 application developed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise to quickly provide underprivileged citizens with the help they need

Foundation Paraguay uses an HPE Windows 10 app to help underprivileged citizens