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News articles
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

Microsoft opens London venue to help UK remain tech leader
News, Professional services | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft opens London venue to help UK remain tech leader

The Reactor will give startups access to partners, customers and products

PowerON launches PowerON Pulse to help organisations manage devices
News, Professional services, Cloud, Azure | Elizabeth Robinson

PowerON launches PowerON Pulse to help organisations manage devices

Solution will also monitor system performance directly from the Microsoft cloud


68% of businesses report high demand for digital skills, says Capgemini
News, Professional services | Elizabeth Robinson

68% of businesses report high demand for digital skills, says Capgemini

Research reveals corporate demand for cybersecurity is rising faster than internal supply


SmartCharge helps improve the efficiency of charging electric cars
News, Transportation, Azure | Elizabeth Robinson

SmartCharge helps improve the efficiency of charging electric cars

Meshcrafts is harnessing Microsoft Azure to increase security and scalability of its platform

Microsoft outlines three trends that will impact mixed reality in 2018
News, Communications, Cloud, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft outlines three trends that will impact mixed reality in 2018

New technologies will shape the next iteration of the HoloLens virtual reality solution 

Microsoft launches new programme to help startups in the UK

Microsoft launches new programme to help startups in the UK

Businesses involved will be able to benefit from Office 365 and Dynamics 365

25% of brands will use virtual customer assistants by 2020, says Gartner
News, Communications, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

25% of brands will use virtual customer assistants by 2020, says Gartner

Research reveals a 70% reduction in call, chat and email enquiries after implementation


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 

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018
News, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

Topics include how AI and blockchain will transform the telco industry 


Feature stories
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

The importance of planning ahead for retail success
Feature, Retail, Dynamics, Azure | Mon 04 Dec, 2017

The importance of planning ahead for retail success

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how analytics, machine learning and AI empower retailers

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