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Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event
News, Financial services, Sibos | Lindsay James

Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event

Preparations are underway for this year’s event which takes place in Toronto from 16-19 October

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security
News, Government, Security | Rebecca Gibson

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security

Accenture says 71% of organisations are deploying advanced analytics and predictive modelling 

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service
News, Azure | Lindsay James

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service

The service aims to make event-based and serverless applications easier to build on Azure

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year
News, Security | Lindsay James

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year

Gartner says the business impact of security incidents is one reason for the market growth

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework
News, Cloud | Lindsay James

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework

The superfast and secure blockchain service will be used by JP Morgan Chase among others

Microsoft enhances features within Cloud App Security
News, Cloud | Sean Dudley

Microsoft enhances features within Cloud App Security

New auto-remediation feature allows users to counter threat and suspicious behaviour

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017

Financial software provider also won three regional awards for its use of Microsoft Dynamics

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture
News, Manufacturing, Education | Lindsay James

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture

The programme aims to help engineering students gain advantage by learning beyond their degree 

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem
News, Government, Healthcare, Azure | Lindsay James

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem

Microsoft says technologies including wearable devices and Skype could help 

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval
News, Skype, Unified comms | Lindsay James

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval

Pexip’s software allows Skype for Business meetings and calls to be joined by non-Skype users

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