Author: Guest

Thought leaders from across the IT and enterprise industries contribute articles to TechnologyRecord and our quarterly print title The Record. Guest authors include experts from Microsoft and partner companies, IT developers and executives from some of the top organisations in the communications and media, financial services, manufacturing, public sector, and retail and hospitality industries.

How to cultivate the enterprise of tomorrow

How to cultivate the enterprise of tomorrow
By Guest | 06 July 2018

For many commercial and public sector organisations, traditional operational models still hold sway. But as digital innovation transforms the global economy, successful delivery of products and services will require a fundamental reorientation from ‘process first’ to ‘culture first’. Michele Witthaus reports

Successful digital transformation requires a reorientation from ‘process first’ to ‘culture first’

The three keys to ensuring professional success

The three keys to ensuring professional success
By Guest | 21 May 2018

Paul Timmins, global director for Microsoft at DXC Technology, argues that enterprises must focus on customer centricity, digital transformation and cloud to ensure they can meet both customer and employee needs in 2018 and beyond

DXC Technology's Paul Timmins says that enterprises must focus on customer centricity

Office 365 tailor made: ensuring your rollout goes to plan

Office 365 tailor made: ensuring your rollout goes to plan
By Guest | 17 July 2018

Neil Thomas from Claranet explains the importance of designing training around users’ specific needs

Neil Thomas from Claranet explains the importance of designing training around users’ specific needs

How Microsoft is leading the way in e-commerce

How Microsoft is leading the way in e-commerce
By Guest | 16 July 2018

Ed Kennedy from Episerver explains how Microsoft’s strong cloud platform, artificial intelligence tools and business applications will enable it to become the key e-commerce player by 2019

Ed Kennedy from Episerver explains how Microsoft will become the key e-commerce player by 2019

Why transportation solutions work well in the cloud

Why transportation solutions work well in the cloud
By Guest | 13 July 2018

PayiQ’s Tuomo Parjanen explains how the challenges facing cities can be met

Microsoft Inspire 2018: What to expect from interworks.cloud

Microsoft Inspire 2018: What to expect from interworks.cloud
By Guest | 13 July 2018

Pelli Papoulidou explains what the Microsoft partner will be showcasing at the event

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs
By Guest | 12 July 2018

Construction machinery manufacturer is using technology from 09 Solutions

How to ensure a smooth transition to Microsoft Teams

How to ensure a smooth transition to Microsoft Teams
By Guest | 12 July 2018

In order to effectively make the transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams, companies need to overcome a number of interoperability challenges. According to Anders Lokke, this is where Pexip can help

Pexip's Anders Lokke explains how businesses can make the transition from Skype for Business

Five reasons you should choose Dynamics 365 Business Central

Five reasons you should choose Dynamics 365 Business Central
By Guest | 09 July 2018

Camilo Lascano Tribin from Advantage says the cloud-based model is the best option for SMEs

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 21 June 2018

Online language learning solution provider explains how it has benefitted from taking part

Where to start with the process of digital transformation

Where to start with the process of digital transformation
By Guest | 13 June 2018

Rob McGreevy, head of Portfolio Management at AVEVA, says that going digital can help companies to meet regulatory, customer and price challenges, but only if they carefully consider their business priorities and operational architecture

Rob McGreevy from AVEVA says that going digital can help companies to meet price challenges

Moving towards intelligent automation in insurance

Moving towards intelligent automation in insurance
By Guest | 12 June 2018

Dave Ovenden, global director of Pricing Product Claims and Underwriting at Willis Towers Watson explains why new developments in automation technology are presenting significant opportunities for the insurance industry

Dave Ovenden from Willis Towers Watson discusses the new opportunities in the insurance industry

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 08 June 2018

Spanish startup explains how it has benefitted from taking part in the programme 

The benefits of smart manufacturing going mobile

The benefits of smart manufacturing going mobile
By Guest | 05 June 2018

Mike James from ATS Global explains that by adopting a ‘see and go’ approach, manufacturing teams can adopt more efficient working processes

ATS Global's Mike James explains how manufacturing teams can adopt efficient working processes

How interworks.cloud is simplifying data integration

How interworks.cloud is simplifying data integration
By Guest | 01 June 2018

The firm explains how their platform makes data management a piece of cake

Government agencies: don’t get left behind in the digital race

Government agencies: don’t get left behind in the digital race
By Guest | 01 June 2018

Ranjith Kotcherlakota from Sagitec Solutions explains the importance of moving to the cloud today

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!
By Guest | 29 May 2018

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach according to Fred Thomas, DELMIA global industry director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes. He tells The Record why the time for real change is now

Dassault Systèmes' Fred Thomas explains why manufacturers should rethink tech investment 

How the interworks.cloud platform can transform your business

How the interworks.cloud platform can transform your business
By Guest | 28 May 2018

The firm explains how its platform can help stakeholders meet client needs  

How to take advantage of data for business success

How to take advantage of data for business success
By Guest | 25 May 2018

Tim Harris from Arbela Technologies explains how companies can transform their decision making


A lesson in automation: document management for education

A lesson in automation: document management for education
By Guest | 22 May 2018

Metafile Information Systems’ marketing communications specialist Alyssa Putzer outlines the key benefits educational institutions can expect when they implement automated document management solutions

Metafile's Alyssa Putzer outlines why schools should implement automated document management

How automation is changing the work day

How automation is changing the work day
By Guest | 18 May 2018

Alyssa Putzer, marketing communications specialist at Metafile Information Systems, explains how moving from manual to automated document management processes can boost employee efficiency, make regulatory compliance easier and reduce document storage costs

Metafile Information Systems' Alyssa Putzer explains how automated document management boosts efficiency

Why is good project management so hard?

Why is good project management so hard?
By Guest | 16 May 2018

Niels Skjoldager from Arbela explains the road blocks to ERP project management success

Niels Skjoldager from Arbela explains the road blocks to ERP project management success

Get more from your content archive with AI

Get more from your content archive with AI
By Guest | 14 May 2018

Paula Minardi, head of content strategy at Ooyala, says that many companies struggle to find, manage and monetise their video assets. Ooyala Flex works with Microsoft Video Indexer to bring advanced metadata management and artificial intelligence to archived content

Ooyala's Paula Minardi says that many companies struggle to manage and monetise their video assets

The importance of personalising the IT support experience

The importance of personalising the IT support experience
By Guest | 11 May 2018

Carol Rizio, the lead principal for Workplace and Mobility at DXC Technology, argues that enterprises should explore how analytics, machine learning, automation, artificial intelligence and virtual agents can help employees resolve IT issues quickly

DXC Technology’s Carol Rizio says enterprises should explore how they can resolve IT issues quickly

Democratising business process management

Democratising business process management
By Guest | 10 May 2018

Andy Hamilton, chief executive at CompanyNet, explains how Microsoft Office 365 is allowing CompanyNet to deliver a flexible and affordable system to companies across a spectrum of industries

CompanyNet's Andy Hamilton explains how Office 365 allows CompanyNet to deliver to companies 

Making the strategic move to open banking

Making the strategic move to open banking
By Guest | 04 May 2018

Wim Geukens from VeriPark argues that open banking could help financial institutions to increase innovation, lower costs and extend customer reach, but only if they plan and execute their strategies carefully

VeriPark's Wim Geukens says that open banking could help financial institutions increase innovation

How to beat cloud anxiety and become customer centric

How to beat cloud anxiety and become customer centric
By Guest | 30 April 2018

Paul Timmins, global director for Microsoft at DXC Technology, says that unfounded anxiety about cloud adoption is preventing many manufacturers from transforming their businesses, but it’s vital they recognise the benefits if they want to stay competitive

Paul Timmins from DXC Technology says cloud anxiety prevents manufacturers transforming businesses

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics
By Guest | 27 April 2018

Michael Kanellos, IoT analyst at OSIsoft, explains that some say all data and applications will go to the cloud. Others, such as market research firm IDC, say that around 40% of data will be stored, managed, analysed and kept right where it was produced – at the edge. Here are five factors that determine where to do analytics

Michael Kanellos from OSIsoft explains the five factors that determine where to do analytics

An ecosystem built around the customer

An ecosystem built around the customer
By Guest | 25 April 2018

Jon Rushton, commercial product management director at Bottomline Technologies, argues that the UK’s Open Banking initiative presents an opportunity for financial institutions to become much closer with their customers

Bottomline Technologies' Jon Rushton says Open Banking will benefit financial institutions

Why achieving unified commerce should be a priority

Why achieving unified commerce should be a priority
By Guest | 18 April 2018

Samir Belkhayat from Cegid discusses retail’s digital revolution and the changing needs of customers

How Styla is helping retailers to create the perfect product stories

How Styla is helping retailers to create the perfect product stories
By Guest | 18 April 2018

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of retail by preventing its total disruption, says Styla’s founder and CEO Philipp Rogge

Artificial intelligence is changing the face of retail by preventing its total disruption, says Philipp Rogge

The benefits for companies learning with Markdown

The benefits for companies learning with Markdown
By Guest | 16 April 2018

Corey J Hynes, the CEO and chief product architect for Learn on Demand Systems, discusses how Markdown has rapidly become the standard for companies to build, maintain and serve documentation. Learn on Demand Systems has taken it one step further by putting it at the heart of its Lab on Demand software

Corey J Hynes from LODS explains how Markdown has become the standard for companies