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Thought leaders from across the IT and enterprise industries contribute articles to OnWindows.com and our quarterly print title OnWindows. Guest authors include experts from Microsoft and partner companies, IT developers and executives from some of the top organisations in the communications and media, financial services, manufacturing, public sector, and retail and hospitality industries.

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help
By Guest | 22 September 2017

Barry Angell, CTO of Juriba, explains the benefits of automation

Barry Angell from Juriba explains the benefits that can be achieved with automation 

Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons

Cybersecurity via blockchain: the pros and cons
By Guest | 17 November 2017

When cyberattacks can shut down entire networks, it’s important to develop an effective solution to protect data against unauthorised access and tampering. Fortunately, blockchain technology offers an innovative approach to data security that has successfully withstood the fiercest cyberattacks for more than eight years. Anna Bryk, market research specialist at Apriorit, tells us more

Anna Bryk from Apriorit says blockchain is a potentially effective tool in the defence of confidential information 

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach

Five reasons why organisations don’t detect a cyber breach
By Guest | 16 November 2017

Rowland Johnson from Nettitude explains why cyberattacks often come as a shock

Why payments are the electricity of the economy

Why payments are the electricity of the economy
By Guest | 16 November 2017

Ed Adshead-Grant from Bottomline Technologies explains how real-time payments are delivering heightened service, but it’s vital that security and efficiency remain top of mind

Ed Adshead-Grant from Bottomline explains how real-time payments deliver a heightened service

 

Rethinking digital transformation in document management systems

Rethinking digital transformation in document management systems
By Guest | 13 November 2017

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems discusses how document management systems are a key part of every digital transformation, giving companies better access to data and improving their efficiency

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems discusses digital transformation

Putting customers first in the financial services sector

Putting customers first in the financial services sector
By Guest | 10 November 2017

Wim Geukens from VeriPark Europe says customer relationship management solutions can help banks and insurance companies to grow their customer base and personalise their services

Wim Geukens from VeriPark Europe discusses customer relationship management solutions 

How the financial services industry is preparing for tomorrow

How the financial services industry is preparing for tomorrow
By Guest | 09 November 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 

How the motor racing industry is leveraging augmented reality

How the motor racing industry is leveraging augmented reality
By Guest | 07 November 2017

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes is working with Everspeed Group to enhance collaboration and design practices in the motorsport industry using augmented reality technology

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes is helping Everspeed Group enhance design practices 

Snowden brings mining data to the cloud with Neuroverse

Snowden brings mining data to the cloud with Neuroverse
By Guest | 02 November 2017

Microsoft Azure-based solution enables mining companies to analyse and visualise data insights

Making data an asset in the financial services industry

Making data an asset in the financial services industry
By Guest | 02 November 2017

Justin Harris from Binary Tree explains that an organisation’s data repository is now a strong financial asset to help fuel future growth. Effective data storytelling and insight helps to bring the consumer closer all the while introducing new revenue streams

Justin Harris from Binary Tree explains that an organisation’s data repository is a financial asset 

Taking steps towards a data-led insurance industry

Taking steps towards a data-led insurance industry
By Guest | 31 October 2017

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson explains that while many large underwriters and reinsurers started their big data and predictive analytics journey over a decade ago, most midsize and smaller insurers have only just begun

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson says smaller insurers have just begun their big data journey

 

Maximising media assets with cloud technology

Maximising media assets with cloud technology
By Guest | 30 October 2017

Craig Dwyer from Avid argues that by embracing cloud services, organisations can enhance their media asset management

Craig Dwyer from Avid discusses how organisations can enhance their media asset management

It’s time to lock down your company data

It’s time to lock down your company data
By Guest | 27 October 2017

The new Data Protection Bill puts a renewed focus on data security, with substantial fines promised to organisations that fail to protect personal data. With this in mind, implementing the right systems and processes is key, says Jon Seddon from GCI

Jon Seddon from GCI discusses the impact of the new Data Protection Bill 

How to implement an IIoT automation plan

How to implement an IIoT automation plan
By Guest | 26 October 2017

Melissa Topp from ICONICS explains that manufacturing companies need to prioritise their protocols

Melissa Topp from ICONICS says manufacturing companies need to prioritise their protocols

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

Where to start your digital transformation?

Where to start your digital transformation?
By Guest | 25 October 2017

Digitise or die? It may sound dramatic, but think about it. If your competitors are digitising and automating their systems, and thereby achieving greater efficiency and higher profits, but you are not, what effect will that have on your business? Henrik Garvner from SignUp Software explains

If your competitors are digitising and automating their systems, what effect will that have on your business?

How Office 365 supports future business models

How Office 365 supports future business models
By Guest | 24 October 2017

As the rise of digital technologies gives way to an evolution in business models, collaboration solutions need to keep pace. Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe explains how Office 365 is at the forefront of underpinning organisational evolution

Office 365 is at the forefront of organisational evolution, says Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe

MPP Global helps The Irish Times to improve subscription service

MPP Global helps The Irish Times to improve subscription service
By Guest | 19 October 2017

News publisher uses Microsoft’s machine learning-based platform to decrease reader churn

News publisher uses Microsoft’s machine learning-based platform to decrease reader churn

BindTuning helps Tyson to digitise its workspaces

BindTuning helps Tyson to digitise its workspaces
By Guest | 19 October 2017

New Microsoft technology-based intranet servers help food company to boost employee productivity

New Microsoft technology-based intranet servers help food company to boost employee productivity  

Enabling bigger thinking with Artificial Intelligence

Enabling bigger thinking with Artificial Intelligence
By Guest | 19 October 2017

New technologies such as artificial intelligence may seem exciting, but without consistent standardisation, problems will arise

Artificial Intelligence may seem exciting, but without consistent standardisation, problems will arise

Dynamic enhancement in the digital technology industry

Dynamic enhancement in the digital technology industry
By Guest | 19 October 2017

Manufacturers who are making advances towards the ‘smart factory’ have a lot to gain by implementing Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning platform

Manufacturers have a lot to gain by implementing Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning platform 

Creating new business models with Industry 4.0

Creating new business models with Industry 4.0
By Guest | 18 October 2017

Technologies such as the internet of things, the industrial internet of things and artificial intelligence are changing the way manufacturers operate

Technologies such as the IoT and AI are changing the way manufacturers operate

Microsoft gathers recommendations on the Dynamics product roadmap

Microsoft gathers recommendations on the Dynamics product roadmap
By Guest | 16 October 2017

Delegates at Directions EMEA 2017 hear about Dynamics Tenerife 365 and Dynamics NAV 2018

The Soil Association achieves one unified digital experience

The Soil Association achieves one unified digital experience
By Guest | 13 October 2017

Microsoft Dynamics 365 provides back-end platform to record and manage membership information

New technologies reduce the cost of learning for enterprises

New technologies reduce the cost of learning for enterprises
By Guest | 11 October 2017

Corey Hynes from Learn on Demand Systems explains how new technologies and innovative thinking are reducing the cost of learning for enterprises

Corey Hynes explains how new technologies are reducing the cost of learning for enterprises 

Exciting times ahead for the electric car market

Exciting times ahead for the electric car market
By Guest | 11 October 2017

With many new opportunities on the horizon, the electric car market is developing quickly, says Paal Christian Myhre

The electric car market is developing quickly, says Paal Christian Myhre from Meshcrafts

The benefits of robotic process automation

The benefits of robotic process automation
By Guest | 11 October 2017

David Moss from Blue Prism explains how Robotic process automation is providing forward-thinking financial services firms with the ability to succeed, despite operating against a backdrop of challenges

David Moss from Blue Prism explains how Robotic process automation helps financial services firms 

How to achieve best practice in data analytics

How to achieve best practice in data analytics
By Guest | 10 October 2017

Paul Timmins from DXC Technology explains how Cloud solutions provide the scalable, near real-time analytical platform organisations need to gain easy access to turn data into actionable insights

Paul Timmins from DXC Technology explains how Cloud solutions provide an analytical platform 

The opportunity to simplify both the process and cost of learning

The opportunity to simplify both the process and cost of learning
By Guest | 05 October 2017

Innovative companies have an opportunity to create a learning interface for the cloud, making it cheaper and easier for consumers and businesses to come to terms with new software. Corey Hynes from Learn on Demand Systems explains

It should be easier to come to terms with new software, says Corey Hynes from Learn on Demand Systems

The technology transforming business models

The technology transforming business models
By Guest | 04 October 2017

Advances in technologies including cloud, big data, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) are facilitating the digital transformation of every industry. Kate O’Flaherty speaks to Toni Townes-Whitley and a number of key Microsoft partners to find out how

Kate O’Flaherty hears from Toni Townes-Whitley plus a number of key Microsoft partners

IASA creates a Virtual Business Show for its members

IASA creates a Virtual Business Show for its members
By Guest | 02 October 2017

IASA volunteers Scott Bowen and Jose Loera tell us how the new platform will complement the annual business show and help insurance carriers find the best products

IASA shares how the platform will complement its annual business show and help insurers find products

Teams vs Skype for Business – what Microsoft really told us at Ignite

Teams vs Skype for Business – what Microsoft really told us at Ignite
By Guest | 27 September 2017

Scott Riley from GCI explains how a new vision for unified communications will impact business