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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

UK health service issues official guidance for moving to cloud
News, Healthcare, Cloud, Azure | Elizabeth Robinson

UK health service issues official guidance for moving to cloud

Transition could help NHS save money, enhance security and improve staff productivity


Public cloud services spending forecast to reach US$160 billion in 2018
News, Cloud | Elizabeth Robinson

Public cloud services spending forecast to reach US$160 billion in 2018

International Data Corporation predicts an increase of 23% compared to 2017

Microsoft’s 15-inch Surface Book 2 now available in more countries
News, Professional services | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft’s 15-inch Surface Book 2 now available in more countries

Device features a detachable keyboard, 17-hour battery life and weighs 4.2 pounds

CASC partners with Dassault Systèmes to support digital transformation
News, Manufacturing | Elizabeth Robinson

CASC partners with Dassault Systèmes to support digital transformation

China’s space agency will use 3DEXPERIENCE to improve efficiency

Gartner predicts global IT spending will reach US$3.7 trillion in 2018
News, Big data, IoT, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Gartner predicts global IT spending will reach US$3.7 trillion in 2018

Analyst’s research vice president says that blockchain, IoT and AI will continue to drive growth

Morrisons implements Blue Yonder’s AI stock replenishment technology
News, Retail, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Morrisons implements Blue Yonder’s AI stock replenishment technology

Solution reduces product waste by accurately predicting customer demand 

Microsoft launches AI research hub in Taiwan
News, Professional services, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

Microsoft launches AI research hub in Taiwan

Government predicts the centre will transform the island’s industrial sectors

AFC Bournemouth launches chatbot that reads emotion
News, Communications, Azure, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

AFC Bournemouth launches chatbot that reads emotion

CherryBot recognises feelings and uses intelligent conversation AI in engagement with fans

NRF confirms expanded programme ahead of New York show
News, Event, Retail, Big data, AI | Elizabeth Robinson

NRF confirms expanded programme ahead of New York show

Annual conference, NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show, kicks off on 14 January

Feature stories
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

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