The best of enterprise technology on the Microsoft Platform
Editor: Lindsay James
Executive Editor: Andy Clayton-Smith
The Summer 2018 issue of The Record is out now and available to download free of charge in digital format.
If we are to navigate and lead digital transformation successfully, we need to ensure that our culture is ready to engage and learn in order to thrive. That’s the opinion of Microsoft’s president for US Public Sector, Healthcare and Financial Services Toni Townes-Whitley who, in this issue’s cover story, is joined by key partners to discuss the most beneficial strategies for effective cultural change.
Another must read in this issue is our exclusive interview with Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner organisation, who outlines the big, bold changes that Microsoft is making to how it works with partners.
In our communications and media feature, meanwhile, Microsoft’s Rainer Kellerhals is joined by industry experts to explain how technologies infused with artificial intelligence are enabling the revolution of the media industry.
And in our financial services section, we discover how insurers are leveraging the power of the cloud to manage risk, increase efficiency and enhance the customer experience. Plus, don’t miss the interview with Microsoft’s newly appointed vice president of Global Financial Services Janet Lewis, who explains her vision to empower financial services firms to transform.
Transformation is also the focus of our manufacturing feature, where Microsoft’s Bill Moffett explains how, by implementing new technologies, manufacturers can significantly up their game. And in our public sector feature, Kat Wilson, director of Cities Solutions at Microsoft, tells us how civic leaders are looking to technology to help them reengineer their cities.
Last but not least, our retail feature sees Microsoft’s Vic Miles discuss why microservices offer retailers the perfect way to provide customers with a personalised and seamless omnichannel retail experience.
Plus, there’s the usual mix of news, case studies, industry insight and more.
We hope you enjoy this issue.