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Industry 4.0: building the smart factory

Industry 4.0: building the smart factory
By Guest | 26 May 2017

In the first of a new series of four articles on the matter of Industry 4.0 and its potential, Mike James from ATS Global explains the current status of smart factory deployment

Mike James from ATS Global explains the current status of smart factory deployment 

The benefits of additive manufacturing

The benefits of additive manufacturing
By Guest | 25 May 2017

Andreas Saar from Siemens PLM Software says that, rather than fearing the implications of additive manufacturing, companies should embrace it and use it to catalyse innovation

Siemens PLM Software's Andreas Saar says additive manufacturing is catalysing innovation

The transformation of the telco industry

The transformation of the telco industry
By Guest | 24 May 2017

Rikke Helms from Microsoft says that modern cloud-based services are enabling telco firms to transform into digital service providers, paving the way for a very successful future

Microsoft's Rikke Helms explains how modern cloud-based services are enabling telco firms to transform

The business risks of an unhappy marriage

The business risks of an unhappy marriage
By Guest | 22 May 2017

Mike Constantine from GCI says that reluctance to change network providers or technology partners can be extremely damaging for a business

GCI's Mike Constantine says reluctance to change network providers can be extremely damaging

To achieve effective collaboration, you need a plan

To achieve effective collaboration, you need a plan
By Guest | 18 May 2017

Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe explains what needs to be considered in order to get the most out of an Office 365 collaboration strategy

Morgan & Wolfe's Ian McNeice explains how to get the most out of an Office 365 collaboration strategy

Data modernisation is all in the mind, says Ed Airey from Micro Focus

Data modernisation is all in the mind, says Ed Airey from Micro Focus
By Guest | 12 May 2017

Data is a major business asset and access is key. Ed Airey from Micro Focus questions whether businesses are under-using something they already have

Ed Airey believes that many enterprise businesses are under-using something they already have

How to create a more personal travel experience

How to create a more personal travel experience
By Guest | 11 May 2017

Enda Curran explains how HPE Enterprise Services’ Windows 10 mobile applications and solutions are empowering airports and airlines to enhance the customer experience

Enda Curran explains how HPE Enterprise Services’ solutions are empowering airports and airlines 

Documents are the lifeblood of manufacturing businesses

Documents are the lifeblood of manufacturing businesses
By Guest | 08 May 2017

Ian Bamber from Bottomline Technologies explains how having all documents in one place can help bring about a range of business benefits in the manufacturing space

Ian Bamber from Bottomline Technologies explains the importance of having all documents in one place

Helping pharmaceutical companies to avoid costly mistakes

Helping pharmaceutical companies to avoid costly mistakes
By Guest | 05 May 2017

Andrea Ruosi from AX for Pharma says that warehouse management systems play a critical role in the modern, highly regulated pharmaceutical industry

Andrea Ruosi from AX for Pharma explains the critical role of warehouse management systems

Are you ready for usage-based motor insurance?

Are you ready for usage-based motor insurance?
By Guest | 26 April 2017

Katie DeGraaf from Willis Towers Watson says that usage-based motor insurance (UBI) is generating a huge amount of interest at the moment. But is your IT infrastructure ready for it?

Katie DeGraaf from Willis Towers Watson explains what needs to be done to realise the potential of UBI

How to adopt a successful ‘cloud first’ approach

How to adopt a successful ‘cloud first’ approach
By Guest | 21 April 2017

Gene Webb from Profisee explains that, when it comes to cloud adoption and deployment, companies have a variety of choices, challenges and opportunities

Gene Webb from Profisee says companies turning to the cloud have a variety of choices and opportunities 

Omnichannel to be a key focus at eTail Europe this June

Omnichannel to be a key focus at eTail Europe this June
By Guest | 20 April 2017

Lauren Pozmanter, public relations manager at Worldwide Business Research, shares what we can expect at the e-commerce event from 20-22 June

Lauren Pozmanter shares what we can expect at the e-commerce event from 20-22 June

How to interact with customers in an intelligent way

How to interact with customers in an intelligent way
By Guest | 30 March 2017

Chad Hamblin from Microsoft explains how banks are exploring the benefits of combined CRM analytics solutions so they can understand individual customers’ current and future needs, and act on them

Microsoft's Chad Hamblin explains how banks can benefit from combined CRM analytics solutions 

The growing need to secure desktop applications

The growing need to secure desktop applications
By Guest | 22 March 2017

Bogdan Mitrache from Caphyon outlines how containerised applications like App-V and AppX, with built-in support in the latest Windows 10 edition, can provide piece of mind for IT departments

Bogdan Mitrache from Caphyon outlines how containerised applications can provide piece of mind

How organisations in Asia Pacific can safeguard against cyberattacks

How organisations in Asia Pacific can safeguard against cyberattacks
By Guest | 20 March 2017

Keshav Dhakad from Microsoft Asia’s Digital Crimes Unit outlines what makes a robust cybersecurity strategy

Keshav Dhakad from Microsoft Asia’s Digital Crimes Unit offers tips for a robust cybersecurity strategy 

Demanding digital for payments and invoicing

Demanding digital for payments and invoicing
By Guest | 17 March 2017

Andy Lilley from Bottomline Technologies says that digital transformation efforts must extend to payments and invoicing in order to achieve greater insight and more efficient business processes

Bottomline Technologies' Andy Lilley says digitisation efforts must extend to payments and invoicing

Helping retailers to improve loyalty and increase revenue

Helping retailers to improve loyalty and increase revenue
By Guest | 15 March 2017

Luke Shave explains how Microsoft and Plexure’s new Retail Personalization solution will help retailers to grow customer loyalty and revenue by creating customised shopping experiences

Luke Shave provides an overview of Microsoft and Plexure’s new Retail Personalization solution

The hidden benefits of unified communications

The hidden benefits of unified communications
By Guest | 10 March 2017

Phil Hambly from GCI explains why facilitating flexible working can benefit enterprises

Phil Hambly from GCI explains why facilitating flexible working can benefit enterprises

Reaping the rewards of cloud-based insight

Reaping the rewards of cloud-based insight
By Guest | 08 March 2017

Greg Richards from Itron explains why utilities companies are turning to the cloud for higher reliability and lower costs

Greg Richards from Itron explains why utilities companies are increasingly turning to the cloud

How to lower the cost of system integration

How to lower the cost of system integration
By Guest | 01 March 2017

Stefan Hoppe from OPC Foundation explains how manufacturers are realising the benefits of automation as they look to reduce system integration costs through information modelling standardisation

Stefan Hoppe from OPC Foundation explains the benefits of information modelling standardisation

The evolution of customer service in the telco industry

The evolution of customer service in the telco industry
By Guest | 27 February 2017

Running a successful telco or cable company against today’s backdrop of unprecedented change requires a customer-centric approach, says Microsoft’s Rainer Kellerhals

Microsoft’s Rainer Kellerhals says that today's telco companies need a customer-centric approach

How to effectively calculate quality management costs

How to effectively calculate quality management costs
By Guest | 24 February 2017

AX for Pharma enables pharmaceutical companies to understand and reduce the costs of total quality management procedures, says Massimo Crudeli

AX for Pharma's Massimo Crudeli explains how to reduce the costs of quality management

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security
By Guest | 23 February 2017

In the first of a new series of four articles around the opportunity of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at the need for more bandwidth and greater security

The first of a new series of articles from ATS Global's Mike James on the opportunity of Industry 4.0

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17
By Guest | 22 February 2017

IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive: insurers can take advantage of a smart data platform to ensure cost-efficient implementation. Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains

Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains why IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive

The growing need for security intelligence

The growing need for security intelligence
By Guest | 20 February 2017

The findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent Corporate IT Security Risks report not only put cybersecurity threats in a new perspective, they also reveal a serious problem and its possible solution. Mikhail Nagorny explains

Mikhail Nagorny outlines the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent report on cybersecurity threats

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster
By Guest | 15 February 2017

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software says that 3D printing isn’t the only way to get consumer durables to market faster – integrated design is just as important

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software highlights the importance of integrated design

Multiple benefits across multiple locations

Multiple benefits across multiple locations
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2017

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile Information Systems’ paperless document management solutions are helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline invoicing processes across multiple establishments

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile is helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline processes 

How to turn technical objectives into business value

How to turn technical objectives into business value
By Guest | 08 February 2017

Eric Melcher from Profisee says that, to truly sell the benefit of master data management technology to business leaders, business benefits must be highlighted

Eric Melcher from Profisee outlines the business benefits of master data management technology

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal
By Guest | 03 February 2017

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that, in this digital age, unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies – both financially and with regards to their reputation

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies


What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?

What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?
By Guest | 02 February 2017

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Why you need to awaken your IT monster

Why you need to awaken your IT monster
By Guest | 01 February 2017

Existing and often disparate policy systems don’t have to block insurers from achieving the goal of developing the connected, digital business models that will enable them to stay competitive and enhance customer experience. Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains further

Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains how insurers can benefit from digital models

Entering a new world of industry collaboration

Entering a new world of industry collaboration
By Guest | 30 January 2017

Collaboration through SharePoint Online is driving the rapid growth of small and niche businesses worldwide which in turn regenerates local, regional, national and global economies for the benefit of us all. Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe tells us more

Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe outlines the potential of collaboration through SharePoint Online

Why manufacturers should visualise via the cloud

Why manufacturers should visualise via the cloud
By Guest | 25 January 2017

To meet a range of simulation and visualisation challenges, many manufacturers are turning to high performance computing and graphics accelerated application technologies. When used alongside cloud technologies, new levels of flexibility are attainable. Microsoft’s Simon Floyd explains

Microsoft’s Simon Floyd explains how new solutions used alongside the cloud can help improve flexibility
 

Social engineering: learn from the mistakes of Troy

Social engineering: learn from the mistakes of Troy
By Guest | 23 January 2017

Alun Rogers from risual argues that too many organisations leave the door to their data wide open

The art of creating customer-centric assortments

The art of creating customer-centric assortments
By Guest | 20 January 2017

Data analytics technologies are playing a key role in helping retailers plan product assortments that meet customer demand, drive sales and reduce inventory costs. Nick Bourland from JustEnough Software explains

Nick Bourland from JustEnough Software explains the role of data analytics in assortment planning