Interviews

Towards systems of intelligence in manufacturing

Towards systems of intelligence in manufacturing
By Sean Dudley | 23 November 2016

Sanjay Ravi, Worldwide Managing Director of Discrete Manufacturing at Microsoft, explains how the manufacturing industry is moving beyond its traditional boundaries

Microsoft's Sanjay Ravi explains how manufacturers are moving beyond their traditional boundaries

How HPE and Microsoft are helping to create modern enterprises

How HPE and Microsoft are helping to create modern enterprises
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 November 2016

Chris Moyer explains how Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and Microsoft’s cloud productivity and mobility technologies help customers accelerate their transformation to a modern, user-centric enterprise

Chris Moyer says cloud productivity and mobility technologies are helping customers do more

Creating a next-generation customer experience

Creating a next-generation customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2016

Jeremy Cox, Ovum’s Principal Analyst of Customer Engagement, predicts which practices and technologies will enable enterprises to meet the evolving needs of their customers

Jeremy Cox from Ovum predicts how enterprises will meet the future needs of their customers

Empowering employees at consumer packaged goods firms

Empowering employees at consumer packaged goods firms
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 October 2016

Microsoft’s Luke Shave and AFS Technologies’ James Caudill outline how the AFS Retail Execution solution is driving value for consumer packaged goods companies

Microsoft’s Luke Shave and AFS Technologies’ James Caudill tell us about AFS Retail Execution

Helping enterprise clients move to a digital workplace

Helping enterprise clients move to a digital workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 October 2016

We find out how Hewlett Packard Enterprise helps clients to digitise their business processes and support tech-savvy employees

We discover how HPE helps clients to digitise their business processes and support tech-savvy employees

Embracing the cloud to drive better outcomes

Embracing the cloud to drive better outcomes
By Jacqui Griffiths | 13 October 2016

Amarjit Dhillon of Turning Point explains how he is working with Morgan & Wolfe to ensure service users benefit from collaboration between staff and partners

Amarjit Dhillon of Turning Point explains how he is working with Morgan & Wolfe to ensure success

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies

Optimising retail operations with the latest technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 October 2016

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how advanced analytics, machine learning and the cloud are driving optimisation and accurate demand-driven inventory and assortment planning

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explores how new technologies are driving new efficiencies in retail

 

How Microsoft is actively enabling digital transformation

How Microsoft is actively enabling digital transformation
By Sean Dudley | 06 October 2016

Following the announcement of Dynamics 365 and AppSource at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, Colin Masson and Bill Moffett from Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise explain how these new releases will empower customers

Colin Masson and Bill Moffett explain how new Microsoft releases will empower customers

Succeeding in a digitised media industry

Succeeding in a digitised media industry
By Lindsay James | 03 October 2016

Steve Guggenheimer, Microsoft’s corporate vice president and chief evangelist, discusses the changes that are taking place across the media industry, and outlines what he believes will be key to success in the future

Steve Guggenheimer discusses the changes that are taking place across the media industry

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs
By Lindsay James | 29 September 2016

Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory in the financial technology department at Deutsche Bank, tells us what he believes is the most effective strategy for working with fintech companies and outlines his thoughts for the future of the financial services industry

Matthaeus Sielecki from Deutsche Bank outlines the most effective strategy for working with fintechs

Creating a safer world in which to do business

Creating a safer world in which to do business
By Lindsay James | 29 September 2016

Cybercrime is an increasing concern for businesses the world over. Ann Johnson, Vice President of Microsoft’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, is joined by a number of key partners to explain what is being done to tackle the threats and create peace of mind

Microsoft's Ann Johnson explains what is being done to tackle threats and create peace of mind

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud
By Jacqui Griffiths | 28 September 2016

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how the changing regulatory landscape is accelerating banks’ move to the cloud

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how changing regulations are facilitating faster cloud adoption

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

As general manager of the worldwide financial services sector at Microsoft, Karen Cone is privy to the major challenges facing financial services organisations today. Here she explains how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for the industry

Karen Cone tells Lindsay James how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for banks and insurers

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 September 2016

As financial services leaders come together in Geneva for Sibos 2016, Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry explain what Microsoft is looking forward to showcasing at the event

Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry tell us what Microsoft will be showcasing at Sibos next week

Complete cloud solutions for risk modellers

Complete cloud solutions for risk modellers
By Lindsay James | 09 September 2016

A complete cloud solution delivers efficient risk modelling with a wealth of benefits. We asked Pat Renzi how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Pat Renzi explains how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Helping governments to keep citizen data private and secure

Helping governments to keep citizen data private and secure
By Sean Dudley | 07 September 2016

Microsoft’s Jennifer Byrne explains how the growth of digital information is affecting public agencies

Microsoft’s Jennifer Byrne explains how the growth of digital information is affecting public agencies

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 September 2016

A complete cloud solution delivers efficient risk modelling with a wealth of benefits. We asked Pat Renzi how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Pat Renzi explains how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Scaling solutions to meet customer needs

Scaling solutions to meet customer needs
By Guest | 01 September 2016

ICONICS has provided analytics and mobile software solutions for manufacturing, industrial and energy customers for the past 30 years and is still at the forefront of the industry

ICONICS has provided its software solutions for manufacturing customers for the past 30 years

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 

How HPE and Microsoft are helping customers migrate to Windows 10

How HPE and Microsoft are helping customers migrate to Windows 10
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 July 2016

Marc Wilkinson highlights how Hewlett Packard Enterprise is working with Microsoft to help customers in all industries benefit from Windows 10

Marc Wilkinson explains how HPE and Microsoft are helping customers benefit from Windows 10 

Beating cyber attackers more effectively

Beating cyber attackers more effectively
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 July 2016

Robert Westervelt, research manager for security products at IDC, says cloud, mobile and more sophisticated hackers are making data security more challenging. Here, he explains why

IDC's Robert Westervelt says more sophisticated hackers are making data security more challenging

Staying one step ahead throughout the journey to the cloud

Staying one step ahead throughout the journey to the cloud
By Sean Dudley | 19 July 2016

Ratmir Timashev, CEO at Veeam, explains how his company is working with Microsoft throughout its journey from data centre to the cloud, and shares his visions for the future of the industry

Ratmir Timashev, CEO at Veeam, shares his visions for the future of the industry

Guaranteeing the perfect guest experience

Guaranteeing the perfect guest experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 July 2016

Mark Voermans explains how IreckonU can help hospitality providers make operations more efficient and tailor the guest experience to meet the personal preferences of their customers

Mark Voermans explains how IreckonU can help hospitality providers to deliver better experiences

How digital technologies are enabling the connected car

How digital technologies are enabling the connected car
By Sean Dudley | 15 July 2016

Digital technologies are enabling a new level of connectivity and mobility for drivers and automotive manufacturers alike. We speak to Microsoft’s Sanjay Ravi and Rohit Bhargava to find out more

Microsoft’s Sanjay Ravi and Rohit Bhargava outline the technologies that are transforming automotive

How Microsoft is reinventing productivity with Project 'Madeira'

How Microsoft is reinventing productivity with Project 'Madeira'
By Lindsay James | 06 July 2016

Microsoft has recently announced its vision to reinvent business productivity with Project ‘Madeira’ – a codename for a new cloud offering hosted by Microsoft inside Office 365. Marko Perisic, general manager for Project ‘Madeira’, tells us more

Marko Perisic outlines the new cloud offering hosted by Microsoft inside Office 365