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News articles
Six ways to create a memorable customer experience
News | Lindsay James

Six ways to create a memorable customer experience

Experts offer valuable insight into how companies can exceed expectations and boost the bottom line 

The top five things a customer needs from their bank
News, Financial services | Lindsay James

The top five things a customer needs from their bank

Banking needs to be easy and customers should be properly understood

Accenture to equip over three million people with digital skills
News, Education, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Accenture to equip over three million people with digital skills

The firm will invest US$200 million into new initiatives over the next three years 

London Midland invests in Microsoft Office 365 and Surface Hub
News, Transportation, Surface, Office, Cloud | Elizabeth Robinson

London Midland invests in Microsoft Office 365 and Surface Hub

Solutions allows technicians to stay connected, share information and ensure trains run on time

SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia
News, Insurance, Azure, SQL Server, BI | Rebecca Gibson

SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia

Platform provides Namibia-based insurance firm with real-time actionable insights from its data

Blue Prism collaborates with Microsoft to provide access to AI
News, Professional services, Azure, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Blue Prism collaborates with Microsoft to provide access to AI

Microsoft AI platform will be integrated into the company’s Digital Workforce platform 

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines
News, AI | Rebecca Gibson

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines

Companies aim to enable users to communicate more naturally with chatbots and virtual assistants

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035
News, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Accenture predicts AI will add US$182 billion to UAE economy by 2035

Financial services, healthcare and transport industries will see the greatest impact from the technology

Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93% in energy efficiency
News, Resources, WPC | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft Cloud can save customers 93% in energy efficiency

New report outlines the benefits of moving away from on-premises data centres 

Star Storage launches SEAL Content Library Connector for SharePoint
News, Professional services, Cloud, SharePoint | Elizabeth Robinson

Star Storage launches SEAL Content Library Connector for SharePoint

Solution combines power of business productivity with management of active content

Feature stories
The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail
Feature, Retail, AI | Wed 16 May, 2018

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using AI-enabled virtual agents 

Why there's an urgent need for flexible citizen services
Feature, Government, Cloud, Azure | Wed 02 May, 2018

Why there's an urgent need for flexible citizen services

Microsoft’s Tim Turitto explains the steps being taken to efficiently serve populations 


The benefits of a truly mobile workforce
Feature, Manufacturing, AI | Mon 23 Apr, 2018

The benefits of a truly mobile workforce

By providing employees with the tools they need, manufacturers can improve their processes


Empowering employees with new technologies
Feature, Professional services, IoT, AI | Fri 13 Apr, 2018

Empowering employees with new technologies

Successful businesses are leveraging Microsoft solutions to empower employee collaboration 

How to create amazing and memorable customer experiences
Feature, Retail | Thu 15 Feb, 2018

How to create amazing and memorable customer experiences

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk tells us how technologies like machine learning are helping retailers 

Understanding the four big compute pillars
Feature, Manufacturing, IoT | Mon 29 Jan, 2018

Understanding the four big compute pillars

Microsoft’s big compute solution has enabled manufacturers to digitally recreate the physical world 

How digital transformation is impacting the media industry
Feature, Media, Cloud, Azure, AI | Wed 24 Jan, 2018

How digital transformation is impacting the media industry

Media companies look towards cloud-based solutions to help them adapt to digital transformation

The winning combination of technologies
Feature, Cloud, Azure | Tue 16 Jan, 2018

The winning combination of technologies

Box and Microsoft are bringing together the best of two organisations’ respective cloud offerings 

How technology is influencing the insurance industry
Feature, Insurance, IoT, AI | Mon 15 Jan, 2018

How technology is influencing the insurance industry

Insurers are leveraging new technologies to transform their business for the digital age 

Fostering new ideas to progress digital transformation

Fostering new ideas to progress digital transformation

When enterprise employees are connected on a digital level, the power of their business increases