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News articles
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to close Sibos 2017 in Toronto
News, Financial services, Sibos | Lindsay James

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to close Sibos 2017 in Toronto

Nadella will explain how technology is profoundly impacting every aspect of our society and economies 

AI is creating jobs and increasing sales, says Capgemini report
News, Professional services, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

AI is creating jobs and increasing sales, says Capgemini report

Research shows that four in five companies implementing AI have created new jobs 

Microsoft and Amazon announce first-of-its-kind collaboration
News, Windows 10 | Lindsay James

Microsoft and Amazon announce first-of-its-kind collaboration

The collaboration will ensure consumers and developers get more value and choice

Thales joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance
News, Professional services, Cloud, Azure | Elizabeth Robinson

Thales joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Membership supports existing cloud security deployments in the Azure marketplace

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable
News, Communications, Government, Azure | Lindsay James

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable

Marea is the most technologically advanced subsea cable to cross the Atlantic Ocean

AmWINS launches new intranet based on Akumina software
News, Professional services | Elizabeth Robinson

AmWINS launches new intranet based on Akumina software

System will provide employees with personalised and customisable dashboards

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud
News, Government, Public safety, Azure | Lindsay James

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud

Azure has become the first cloud computing platform that can be used by police forces across the UK

Devon Energy increases productivity with Microsoft technologies
News, Resources, Azure | Elizabeth Robinson

Devon Energy increases productivity with Microsoft technologies

Oil and gas firm adopts a cloud-first mindset using Microsoft 365 Enterprise and Azure 

72% of UK consumers find shopping a frustrating experience
News, Retail, CRM | Lindsay James

72% of UK consumers find shopping a frustrating experience

New research from Omnico highlights the need for retailers to reinvent the customer experience

Capgemini study says artificial intelligence transforms business
News, Professional services, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Capgemini study says artificial intelligence transforms business

Consulting firm provides recommendations for AI investment decisions

Feature stories
How Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative is enabling accessibility for all
Feature, Government | Mon 07 Aug, 2017

How Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative is enabling accessibility for all

We take a look at how a new accessibility toolkit is supporting Microsoft’s Smart Cities initiative

Why broadcasting is so much better in the cloud
Feature, Media, Azure | Fri 07 Jul, 2017

Why broadcasting is so much better in the cloud

Tony Emerson explains why Microsoft’s Azure cloud is the platform of choice for leading broadcasters

The secret to staying ahead of the game in manufacturing
Feature, Manufacturing | Thu 06 Jul, 2017

The secret to staying ahead of the game in manufacturing

Microsoft’s Enrique Andaluz explains how manufacturers can create a culture of innovation 

How AI can enhance the customer experience
Feature, Financial services, AI | Thu 06 Jul, 2017

How AI can enhance the customer experience

How artificial intelligence could improve banks’ ability to personalise the customer experience 

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow
Feature, Office, SharePoint, Skype | Wed 05 Jul, 2017

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow

Why businesses from Facebook to AXA are using Microsoft tools to better connect their workforce 

How financial institutions can deliver better customer experiences
Feature, Financial services, Azure | Fri 23 Jun, 2017

How financial institutions can deliver better customer experiences

VeriPark’s Next Best Action solution is helping financial institutions to turn data into valuable insight

How Microsoft is driving innovation across borders
Feature | Wed 07 Jun, 2017

How Microsoft is driving innovation across borders

How Microsoft's innovation centres are helping start-ups, academia, governments and partners

How insurers can harness the power of analytics

How insurers can harness the power of analytics

Insurers have an opportunity to improve loss ratios and boost sales with better customer service

The data revolution has begun
Feature, Big data, BI | Fri 14 Apr, 2017

The data revolution has begun

Discover how advances in data analytics and machine learning are changing the way companies operate

The transformation from paper to blockchain
Feature, Financial services | Thu 09 Mar, 2017

The transformation from paper to blockchain

How Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch are taking the complexity out of trade finance