The best of enterprise technology on the Microsoft Platform
Editor: Lindsay James
Publication manager: Andy Clayton-Smith
The Winter 2017 issue of The Record is out now and available to download free of charge in digital format.
In this issue’s cover story, we consider the systems and solutions from Microsoft and its partners that are enabling businesses to advance on their digital transformation journeys and, as a result, realise unprecedented levels of operational efficiency. Julia Atalla, a senior director in Microsoft’s Surface team, leads the piece, supported by partners including DXC, GCI, Mercato Solutions and PGi.
In our communications and media section, Lorenzo Zanni, lead analyst at IABM, joins Microsoft’s Tony Emerson to discuss the digital transformation of the media industry. And in the financial services section, we discover how insurers are leveraging new technologies to gain insights from their data and transform their business for the digital age.
Meanwhile, in our manufacturing feature we find out how Microsoft’s portfolio of big compute solutions are allowing enterprises to shift towards digital, enabling new levels of efficiency and effectiveness. And don’t miss our public sector feature, where Microsoft’s Toni Townes-Whitley explains how we should be preparing children for the workplace of the future.
Also in this issue, Microsoft’s Pinar Salk tells us how technologies like analytics and machine learning are helping retailers to create the personalised and seamless shopping experience their customers expect. Plus, there’s the usual mix of news, case studies, interviews and executive insight from across the Microsoft partner network.
We hope you enjoy this issue.