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News articles
Microsoft promises to cut carbon emissions by 75% by 2030
News, Resources, Cloud, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft promises to cut carbon emissions by 75% by 2030

Brad Smith says greater investment in carbon neutrality and renewables will ensure success 

The Autumn 2017 issue of The Record is out now!
News | Lindsay James

The Autumn 2017 issue of The Record is out now!

This issue covers a wide range of topics including the transformation of business models and Sibos 2017

Object Theory releases collaboration app for Microsoft HoloLens
News | Lindsay James

Object Theory releases collaboration app for Microsoft HoloLens

The technology is being used by enterprise customers in custom application development projects 

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills
News, Government, Cloud | Rebecca Gibson

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills

Reports says UK government must develop expertise to digitise the services it delivers to citizens

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes
News, Government, Public safety | Sean Dudley

French city of Rennes to digitalise urban planning with Dassault Systèmes

Officials, residents and businesses will have access to virtual model via 3DEXPERIENCity digital environment

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020
News, IoT, AI | Rebecca Gibson

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020

More than half of survey respondents expect to invest over £10 million in digital technologies 

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels

New updates to group calendar software will make it easier to organise team meetings

Microsoft helps UK educators prepare for GDPR
News, Public safety | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft helps UK educators prepare for GDPR

Data privacy session included within recent E2 Education Exchange regional conference

Education leaders in Asia say they need to be digital to grow
News, IoT, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Education leaders in Asia say they need to be digital to grow

Only 23% have full digital strategy in place, according to Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study


Calidus adopts Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform
News, Transportation | Elizabeth Robinson

Calidus adopts Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Solution allows first military light attack aircraft to be made in UAE

Feature stories
Bridging the skills gap in the digital technology industry
Feature, Education | Mon 16 Oct, 2017

Bridging the skills gap in the digital technology industry

Digital technology has brought new opportunities to innovate, compete and drive economic growth

The technology transforming business models
Feature | Wed 04 Oct, 2017

The technology transforming business models

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

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