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News articles
Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future
News, Retail | Lindsay James

Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future

The future supermarket will be centred around providing innovative new experiences for customers

Microsoft unveils latest Surface Pro laptop device
News, Surface | Sean Dudley

Microsoft unveils latest Surface Pro laptop device

New release supports the new Surface Pen and has 13 and a half hours of battery life

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'
News, Security | Lindsay James

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'

The WannaCrypt ransomware has impacted organisations including the NHS, FedEx and Renault 

Windows 10 S: what is it and how could it benefit your organisation?
News, Windows 10 | Rebecca Lambert

Windows 10 S: what is it and how could it benefit your organisation?

Microsoft's newest OS will be available on devices from next month. We see how it compares

Microsoft invests in Skillful initiative to support the US labour market
News, Manufacturing | Sean Dudley

Microsoft invests in Skillful initiative to support the US labour market

Programme provides workers with additional skills required for today’s employment

Financial companies to invest more heavily in transformation
News, Financial services | Rebecca Gibson

Financial companies to invest more heavily in transformation

Accenture finds firms will invest in efficiency and cost control, customer experience, risk and digital

Microsoft enters Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism
News | Sean Dudley

Microsoft enters Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Company to work with YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to tackle threat and improve practices

Carpetright to improve customer service with Dynamics 365
News, Retail, Dynamics | Rebecca Lambert

Carpetright to improve customer service with Dynamics 365

The flooring retailer will use the cloud-based system to gain a single view of the customer

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding
News, Government, Education | Lindsay James

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding

£1.3 million Cracking the Code initiative will help children in Wales prepare for the jobs of the future 

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces
News, Government, Public safety | Lindsay James

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces

The Block by Block programme is enabling residents to improve public spaces around the world

Feature stories
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

How tech is facilitating the transformation of governments
Feature, Government | Fri 27 Jan, 2017

How tech is facilitating the transformation of governments

Cloud computing and mobility are allowing government organisations to reimagine their processes

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
Feature, AI | Thu 05 Jan, 2017

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

Covering all bases
Feature, Manufacturing | Fri 14 Oct, 2016

Covering all bases

Dassault Systèmes is helping the aerospace and defense industry ensure they meet IP regulations

The path to mobile-first banking success
Feature | Fri 26 Aug, 2016

The path to mobile-first banking success

Innovative mobile solutions are helping banks to boost productivity and deliver exciting experiences, anywhere


How ICONICS is connecting customers to the IoT
Feature | Mon 13 Jun, 2016

How ICONICS is connecting customers to the IoT

ICONICS has worked with Intel to develop a Microsoft Azure-based IoT Gateway Suite