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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

PGi’s GlobalMeet integrates with Skype for Business Server

PGi’s GlobalMeet integrates with Skype for Business Server

Conferencing solution allows workers inside and outside of an enterprise to join virtual meetings 

Callcredit uses artificial intelligence to catch fraudsters
News, Financial services, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Callcredit uses artificial intelligence to catch fraudsters

Azure Machine Learning makes it easier to spot false loan applications and protect consumers

CognitiveScale to deliver AI for financial services on Microsoft Azure
News, Financial services, Azure, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

CognitiveScale to deliver AI for financial services on Microsoft Azure

Collaboration with Microsoft designed to transform front and back office operations

Microsoft brings new Skype desktop features to Windows 10 PCs
News, Communications, Windows 10, Skype | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft brings new Skype desktop features to Windows 10 PCs

Update includes an improved search function and the return of personal statuses 

Gartner predicts security spending will reach US$96 billion in 2018
News, Security | Elizabeth Robinson

Gartner predicts security spending will reach US$96 billion in 2018

Cyberattacks and data breaches mean organisations are investing in safety

Why multichannel will be key to retail success this Christmas
News, Retail | Guest

Why multichannel will be key to retail success this Christmas

Cybertill’s IanTomlinson says an all-round brand experience will be crucial 

Microsoft releases Simplygon Cloud solution for mixed reality development
News, Professional services | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft releases Simplygon Cloud solution for mixed reality development

Solution will reduce the complexity of creating 3D models 


The top game-changing data trends for 2018
News, Big data, Security | Lindsay James

The top game-changing data trends for 2018

According to Infogix, the convergence of data management tech will be key in the year to come

Feature stories
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

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