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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

Microsoft to deliver intelligent cloud from Norway data centres
News, Dynamics, Cloud | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft to deliver intelligent cloud from Norway data centres

The cloud will offer enterprise-grade reliability and performance with data residency for its users

Microsoft acquires video discussion platform Flipgrid
News, Education | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft acquires video discussion platform Flipgrid

Solution will now be free to all students and educators, as firms seek to grow community

Formpipe Lasernet partners with Dynamics 365 reseller MS POS
News, Dynamics | Elizabeth Robinson

Formpipe Lasernet partners with Dynamics 365 reseller MS POS

Partnership will enable growth across Europe, the Middle East and Africa


Bentley and Microsoft collaborate on Malaysian infrastructure project
News, Transportation, Cloud | Elizabeth Robinson

Bentley and Microsoft collaborate on Malaysian infrastructure project

Digitisation project will improve mobility for residents and ease traffic by 160,000 cars daily

Adents and Microsoft collaborate on blockchain-based supply chain solution
News, Manufacturing, Cloud, Azure | Lindsay James

Adents and Microsoft collaborate on blockchain-based supply chain solution

The NovaTrack platform uses the Azure Intelligent Cloud platform and offers end-to-end visibility

PayiQ’s Föli mobile app to extend its services in Finland
News, Travel | Elizabeth Robinson

PayiQ’s Föli mobile app to extend its services in Finland

Solution allows users to book new combinations of transport tickets via their phone

Microsoft to update the Office 365 user experience
News, Office | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft to update the Office 365 user experience

Changes are inspired by the new culture of work and will be introduced over the next few months 

Thales partners with Microsoft to develop Defence Cloud solution
News, Public safety, Cloud | Elizabeth Robinson

Thales partners with Microsoft to develop Defence Cloud solution

Technology will allow armed forces to securely store sensitive data within their own infrastructures

Feature stories
Moving towards a new banking ecosystem
Feature, Retail banking | Fri 08 Jun, 2018

Moving towards a new banking ecosystem

A new style of banking is emerging as the regulatory environment makes open banking a reality

Modernising data centres in a telco world
Feature, Communications, AI | Mon 04 Jun, 2018

Modernising data centres in a telco world

How Microsoft is facilitating a leading position for many of the biggest telco firms

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