Interviews

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 

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 

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 

It's time to get a grip on file management

It's time to get a grip on file management
By Lindsay James | 18 August 2017

As the volume of data being created by businesses explodes, file management is taking a renewed importance for companies of all shapes and sizes. Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us more

Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us about the renewed importance of file management

Optimising inventories: making shelf space count

Optimising inventories: making shelf space count
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 August 2017

Luke Shave from Microsoft and David McClellan from Neal Analytics explain how cloud-based inventory optimisation solutions are empowering retailers

Microsoft's Luke Shave and David McClellan from Neal Analytics provide insight on inventory optimisation 

How manufacturers are bringing the cloud to the plant floor

How manufacturers are bringing the cloud to the plant floor
By Sean Dudley | 04 August 2017

A panel of experts from Rockwell Automation discuss how manufacturers are turning to the cloud to achieve their goals and revolutionise processes

A panel of experts from Rockwell Automation discuss how the cloud is revolutionising processes

How to use technology to transform business models

How to use technology to transform business models
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 August 2017

Adele Every, portfolio and innovation director at Capgemini, shares her top tips for companies who want to successfully migrate to a digital business model

Adele Every from Capgemini shares her top tips on how to migrate to a digital business model 

Why multichannel content management is key to retail success

Why multichannel content management is key to retail success
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 August 2017

Avanade’s Marcos Suárez outlines the importance of multichannel content management in the era of the connected customer

Avanade's Marcos Suárez outlines what is important in the era of the connected customer 

 

Microsoft and the UNHCR unite for the greater good

Microsoft and the UNHCR unite for the greater good
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 July 2017

We explore how the UNHCR and Microsoft Innovation Center Jordan are using technology to educate Syrian refugees and make the best out of the worst modern humanitarian crisis

Microsoft Innovation Center Jordan is using technology to educate Syrian refugees

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional
By Lindsay James | 13 July 2017

As BYOD takes hold, and more companies are collaborating with multiple shareholders, the need for effective enterprise mobility and security becomes essential. GCI’s Mike Constantine tells us more

GCI’s Mike Constantine says that many enterprises are putting themselves at huge risk

How manufacturers are using simulation to see the unseen

How manufacturers are using simulation to see the unseen
By Sean Dudley | 10 July 2017

Dassault Systèmes’ Sumanth Kumar explains how SIMULIA applications are helping workers from a spectrum of industries use simulation models to start seeing the unseen

Dassault Systèmes’ Sumanth Kumar explains how SIMULIA applications are helping manufacturers

The industrial internet of things demystified

The industrial internet of things demystified
By Sean Dudley | 23 June 2017

Dassault Systèmes’ Lou Feinstein explains that knowing why you want industrial internet of things technologies is key to a successful adoption

Dassault Systèmes’ Lou Feinstein explains what is key to a successful adoption of IIoT

 

Improving productivity when every minute counts

Improving productivity when every minute counts
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 June 2017

Ericsson’s Anders Jönsson and HPE Enterprise Services’ Chris Moyer tell us why role-based digitisation models are key to helping modern enterprises remain productive

Ericsson’s Anders Jönsson and Chris Moyer from HPE ES explain role-based digitisation models

Shift and engage: the rise of the connected car

Shift and engage: the rise of the connected car
By Sean Dudley | 14 June 2017

Microsoft’s Rohit Bhargava and Vijitha Chekuri discuss how automotive manufacturers are looking to bring customers’ digital lives into the vehicle

Microsoft’s Rohit Bhargava and Vijitha Chekuri explain how the automotive industry is transforming

The modern systems created for modern shoppers

The modern systems created for modern shoppers
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 June 2017

Microsoft’s Brendan O’Meara outlines the benefits of modern cloud-enabled POS systems and explains how they can help retailers to stay top of mind with customers

Microsoft’s Brendan O’Meara outlines the benefits of modern cloud-enabled point of sale systems