Interviews

Microsoft’s Gavriella Schuster discusses new opportunities for partners

Microsoft’s Gavriella Schuster discusses new opportunities for partners
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 04 July 2018

At last year’s Inspire event, Microsoft announced major changes to the way it is working with partners. In an exclusive interview with The Record, Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner organisation, tells us more about these changes and explains the opportunities that will be presented in the coming financial year

How the One Commercial Partner organisation is paving the way for a successful future 

How to reinvent the traditional workplace

How to reinvent the traditional workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

We ask Yogi Sikri, DXC Technology’s enterprise mobility and internet of things leader, to explain how companies can adapt to digital technologies and changing software licensing requirements

DXC Technology’s Yogi Sikri explains how companies can adapt to digital technologies 

How Jean-Philippe Courtois is building success at Microsoft

How Jean-Philippe Courtois is building success at Microsoft
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 09 November 2018

As executive vice president and president for Global Sales, Marketing and Operations, Jean-Philippe Courtois leads Microsoft’s commercial business across 124 subsidiaries worldwide. Here he outlines how, hand-in-hand with partners, Microsoft is enabling technological success across the globe

Microsoft's executive vice president outlines how the company is enabling success across the globe

Towards a new era of cloud service delivery

Towards a new era of cloud service delivery
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 November 2018

Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum, outlines what factors companies should consider when choosing their cloud model and what benefits it will bring

The Cloud Industry Forum's Alex Hilton outlines what to consider when choosing a cloud model 

Empowering educators with budget-friendly tools

Empowering educators with budget-friendly tools
By Guest | 31 October 2018

The education sector today faces significant financial, cultural and resourcing challenges. Larry Nelson, education leader for Microsoft Asia, tells us about new budget-friendly tools that connect classrooms, students and teachers

Larry Nelson from Microsoft Asia tells us about the new technology that connects classrooms

Four things catalysing the future of process manufacturing

Four things catalysing the future of process manufacturing
By Jacqui Griffiths | 22 October 2018

Microsoft’s Egbert Schröer outlines the key areas of focus that will enable organisations to embrace Chemistry 4.1

Microsoft’s Egbert Schröer outlines what organisations need to do to embrace Chemistry 4.1

How to successfully migrate domain name systems

How to successfully migrate domain name systems
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 October 2018

Magnus Bjornsson outlines how the Men & Mice software suite makes it easy for organisations to move domain name system management to the hybrid cloud

Magnus Bjornsson outlines the benefits of the Men & Mice software suite in moving DNS to the hybrid cloud

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2018

Microsoft’s Tony Emerson revealed his vision for the future at the recent Edinburgh Television Festival

 

How to create a more productive workplace

How to create a more productive workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 August 2018

Anthony Bruce, a partner in PwC’s human resources consulting practice, outlines what technologies and best practices organisations can use to empower employees to work from anywhere

Anthony Bruce from PwC outlines what organisations can do to empower employees to work from anywhere

Helping big businesses drive greater returns on their transformation spend

Helping big businesses drive greater returns on their transformation spend
By Jacqui Griffiths | 03 August 2018

Angelique Mohring, founder of GainX, tells us how her company uses AI to help global businesses address the complex challenges of transformation

Angelique Mohring tells us how GainX uses AI to help businesses address transformation challenges

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services
By Jacqui Griffiths | 18 July 2018

Having settled into her new role at Microsoft, Janet Lewis, vice president of Global Financial Services, tells us how she is realising her vision to empower financial firms to transform

Microsoft's VP of Global Financial Services outlines her vision to empower financial firms to transform

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs
By Guest | 12 July 2018

Construction machinery manufacturer is using technology from 09 Solutions

How AI is driving a new era of intelligent transformation

How AI is driving a new era of intelligent transformation
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 July 2018

Co-founder and CEO of LiveTiles Karl Redenbach explains how artificial intelligence solutions will help companies approach digital transformation with a new mindset

Karl Redenbach from LiveTiles explains how AI helps foster a new approach to digital transformation

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 21 June 2018

Online language learning solution provider explains how it has benefitted from taking part

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 08 June 2018

Spanish startup explains how it has benefitted from taking part in the programme 

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!
By Guest | 29 May 2018

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach according to Fred Thomas, DELMIA global industry director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes. He tells The Record why the time for real change is now

Dassault Systèmes' Fred Thomas explains why manufacturers should rethink tech investment 

Predicting and discovering the future of IoT

Predicting and discovering the future of IoT
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 May 2018

Michael Huth, technical lead for Harnessing Economic Value theme at PETRAS IoT Research Hub, predicts how the internet of things landscape will evolve in 2018

Michael Huth, from PETRAS IoT Research Hub, predicts how the IoT landscape will evolve in 2018 

The importance of creating a flexible environment

The importance of creating a flexible environment
By Sean Dudley | 08 May 2018

As customers increasingly demand greater personalisation, manufacturers need to find ways to improve flexibility and agility on the factory floor. Dassault Systèmes’ Eric Green explains why mobile technologies offer a solution

Dassault Systèmes’ Eric Green explains why mobile technologies improve flexibility 

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics
By Guest | 27 April 2018

Michael Kanellos, IoT analyst at OSIsoft, explains that some say all data and applications will go to the cloud. Others, such as market research firm IDC, say that around 40% of data will be stored, managed, analysed and kept right where it was produced – at the edge. Here are five factors that determine where to do analytics

Michael Kanellos from OSIsoft explains the five factors that determine where to do analytics

How tech will change the future workplace

How tech will change the future workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 March 2018

Author and partner of Future Workplace Jeanne Meister highlights how enterprises can use technologies such as artificial intelligence and mobile apps to empower employees

Author of Future Workplace Jeanne Meister highlights how enterprises can empower employees

The power of artificial intelligence in the retail industry

The power of artificial intelligence in the retail industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 March 2018

Microsoft’s Tracy Issel outlines how artificial intelligence, analytics and mixed reality can help retailers create seamless customer experiences across all channels

Microsoft’s Tracy Issel outlines how AI and mixed reality can help improve customer experiences

The benefits of embracing cultural change

The benefits of embracing cultural change
By Lindsay James | 02 March 2018

GCI Communications’ Mike Constantine and Adrian Thirkill explain how their own experiences are enabling them to help customers better meet the challenges of digital transformation

Mike Constantine and Adrian Thirkill explain how they are facilitating digital transformation 

How Microsoft is leading the start-up revolution

How Microsoft is leading the start-up revolution
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 January 2018

Spokespeople from three Microsoft Innovation Centers outline how they help entrepreneurs to access the technical expertise, technologies and partners they need to launch their businesses

Spokespeople from three Microsoft Innovation Centers outline how they are helping entrepreneurs 

What trends and technologies will shape the telco industry in 2018?

What trends and technologies will shape the telco industry in 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 December 2017

Companies will use robotic process automation, machine learning and cloud to improve the employee and customer experience, says Deep Dawar, Capgemini’s lead for Telecom, Media and Gaming Sector

Capgemini's Deep Dawar says firms will adopt robotics, machine learning and cloud

What will the retail industry look like in 2018?

What will the retail industry look like in 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 December 2017

Nikki Baird, managing partner at RSR Research, expects that AI and machine learning will help to drive more personalised customer experiences and help retailers to optimise operations

RSR Research's Nikki Baird expects AI and machine learning to drive personalised customer experiences

What will the public sector prioritise to achieve a successful 2018?

What will the public sector prioritise to achieve a successful 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 December 2017

Analytics, cybersecurity, AI and a move from legacy systems will be the top focus for organisations, predicts Kevin Noonan, chief analyst and practice leader of Ovum’s Public Sector team

Analytics, security and a move from legacy systems will be the top focus, says Ovum's Kevin Noonan

What will the telco of the future look like?

What will the telco of the future look like?
By Lindsay James | 27 November 2017

Providing a high-quality network is a prerequisite for today’s telco companies who are increasingly having to expand their offering in order to differentiate themselves in the market

Connectivity-first has always been the mantra of telco companies, but this is no longer enough

Supporting the development of technology companies

Supporting the development of technology companies
By Sean Dudley | 14 November 2017

Dennis Turpitka, CEO and general manager of Apriorit, discusses what his company offers across a number of industry verticals

Dennis Turpitka, CEO and general manager of Apriorit, discusses what his company offers 

IoT is coming, even if security isn’t ready

IoT is coming, even if security isn’t ready
By Guest | 25 October 2017

DXC Technology and WIRED Brand Lab explain how companies should prepare for the internet of things

DXC Technology and WIRED Brand Lab explain how companies should prepare for the internet of things

How Microsoft is driving innovation and entrepreneurship

How Microsoft is driving innovation and entrepreneurship
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 October 2017

We speak to representatives from two Microsoft Innovation Centers and two start-ups to find out how Microsoft is using its technical and business expertise to drive innovation and entrepreneurship

We find out how Microsoft is using its technical and business expertise to drive innovation 

Sibos 2017: Helping banks to prepare for tomorrow

Sibos 2017: Helping banks to prepare for tomorrow
By Jacqui Griffiths | 04 October 2017

Peter Hazou discusses how Microsoft is helping banks tackle the industry’s most pressing issues and take control of their futures

Peter Hazou discusses how Microsoft is helping banks tackle the industry’s most pressing issues

The benefits of moving media to the cloud

The benefits of moving media to the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 14 September 2017

Jeff Rosica, president and chief marketing officer at Avid, discusses his company’s new strategic cloud alliance with Microsoft

Jeff Rosica from Avid explains his company’s new strategic cloud alliance with Microsoft