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Thought leaders from across the IT and enterprise industries contribute articles to OnWindows.com and our quarterly print title OnWindows. 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.

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help

Why throwing more people at your IT migration problem won't help
By Guest | 22 September 2017

Barry Angell, CTO of Juriba, explains the benefits of automation

Barry Angell from Juriba explains the benefits that can be achieved with automation 

Why choose modular enterprise resource planning solutions?

Why choose modular enterprise resource planning solutions?
By Guest | 21 September 2017

Massimo Ruosi explains how modular enterprise resource planning solutions like AX for Pharma allow pharmaceutical companies to lower the costs and complexity of managing the drug production and distribution process.

Massimo Ruosi explains how pharma companies can improve the drug production and distribution process

An ecosystem for industrial interoperability

An ecosystem for industrial interoperability
By Guest | 15 September 2017

The OPC Unified Architecture standard is being used across a range of global markets to help companies embrace Industry 4.0 and IIoT practices. Stefan Hoppe explains

Stefan Hoppe explains how the OPC Unified Architecture standard is being used across the globe

How manufacturers can tackle issues head on

How manufacturers can tackle issues head on
By Guest | 11 September 2017

Companies across the manufacturing industry are looking for new ways to tackle challenges they face

Companies across the manufacturing industry are looking for new ways to tackle challenges they face

Taking the guesswork out of customer service

Taking the guesswork out of customer service
By Guest | 06 September 2017

Wim Geukens provides an overview of Veripark’s Customer Insights for Banking solution

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI

How insurers can take the challenges out of AI
By Guest | 04 September 2017

Artificial intelligence systems bring a new host of challenges for insurance companies, but if deployed well, they will drive more personable customer experiences. Steve Magennis from Avanade explains

Steve Magennis from Avanade explains how AI can provide more personable customer experiences 

How to successfully move to digital twin technology

How to successfully move to digital twin technology
By Guest | 01 September 2017

Melissa Topp from ICONICS says that the ’digital twin’ concept works best when organisations work to achieve connectivity, security, resiliency and advanced visualisation and control

Melissa Topp from ICONICS says organisations need to achieve connectivity, security and resiliency

Why every firm should consider leasing their devices

Why every firm should consider leasing their devices
By Guest | 30 August 2017

Nick Gallop and Jonas Rosqvist explain how leasing devices from 3 Step IT can help companies save money and boost employee productivity

Nick Gallop and Jonas Rosqvist explain how leasing devices from 3 Step IT can benefit companies 

How to win at the financial efficiency game

How to win at the financial efficiency game
By Guest | 25 August 2017

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems says that companies can reap multiple rewards when they combine a document management solution with Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations to manage their financial operations

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems outlines the benefits of document management 

The modern pricing strategies that are transforming retail

The modern pricing strategies that are transforming retail
By Guest | 24 August 2017

Luke Shave from Microsoft and Steve Peppler from Flintfox explain how having real-time pricing visibility enables retailers to manage promotions and maximise sales opportunities across all channels

Microsoft's Luke Shave and Flintfox's Steve Peppler explain the benefits of real-time pricing visibility

How manufacturers can ensure customer value

How manufacturers can ensure customer value
By Guest | 21 August 2017

Ian Bamber from Bottomline Technologies explains how solutions around Industry 4.0 are allowing manufacturers to realise a higher return on investment

Bottomline Technologies' Ian Bamber says Industry 4.0 is facilitating a higher ROI for manufacturers

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing
By Guest | 16 August 2017

In the second of a series of four articles on the matter of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at developments around artificial intelligence

Mike James from ATS Global looks at how artificial intelligence is being adopted in manufacturing 

Collaboration – it’s all about the tooling

Collaboration – it’s all about the tooling
By Guest | 11 August 2017

With the right tools in place, collaboration can be supported, sustained and made part of a company’s culture, says Ed Airey from Micro Focus

Ed Airey from Micro Focus explains how collaboration can be made part of a company’s culture

Top tips to get the most out of Office 365

Top tips to get the most out of Office 365
By Guest | 31 July 2017

Ian McNeice And Gabriella Ladogana from Morgan & Wolfe explain how, by applying categories and context to your Office 365 services portfolio, you will offer your business audiences clarity of purpose and, in turn, get much more from your collaboration suite.

Morgan & Wolfe's Ian McNeice and Gabriella Ladogana reveal a few secrets to success

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks
By Guest | 17 July 2017

Tom Srail from Willis Towers Watson says that, while the rise of AI is providing many new opportunities for insurance companies, it is also presenting a number of risks

Willis Towers Watson's Tom Srail says insurers should take care when adopting AI solutions 

PDM Technology brings CAD and ERP together

PDM Technology brings CAD and ERP together
By Guest | 14 July 2017

PDM Technology has launched its CAD/ERP LINK solution with initial support for SOLIDWORKS, which aims to provide valuable data exchange between engineering and operations departments. Jørgen Schiønning Larsen, the company’s business development manager, tells us more

Jørgen Schiønning Larsen from PDM Technology outlines the new CAD/ERP LINK solution

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance
By Guest | 14 July 2017

Dennis Vanderlip from Microsoft explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence to better serve their customers and run a more efficient operation

Microsoft's Dennis Vanderlip explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence

 

Is your business truly ready for the cloud?

Is your business truly ready for the cloud?
By Guest | 13 July 2017

Paul Timmins from DXC Technology explains that a readiness review is essential for companies to start their journey to a successful digital transformation

Paul Timmins from DXC Technology explains that a readiness review is key to digital transformation

What is 'cloud slicing' and how will it transform learning?

What is 'cloud slicing' and how will it transform learning?
By Guest | 12 July 2017

Corey Hynes from Learn On Demand Systems says cloud slicing will change hands-on learning

Why DXC Technology and Microsoft make a great team

Why DXC Technology and Microsoft make a great team
By Guest | 12 July 2017

DXC Technology highlights how its technical expertise and partnership with Microsoft are helping companies worldwide to go digital

DXC Technology highlights how its partnership with Microsoft is helping companies to go digital  

Bringing everything together for a better customer experience

Bringing everything together for a better customer experience
By Guest | 12 July 2017

Dassault Systèmes’ Andy Kalambi explains how the 3DEXPERIENCE platform is enabling companies to create a culture centred around collaboration and digitisation

Dassault Systèmes’ Andy Kalambi explains the need to focus on collaboration and digitisation

It’s time to stop meetings from holding you back

It’s time to stop meetings from holding you back
By Guest | 10 July 2017

Alister Esam from eShare explains that, while technology has informed and improved many areas of business over the last few decades, meetings in many organisations remain curiously untouched by modern technology

Alister Esam from eShare says meetings in many organisations remain untouched by modern technology

Why it is imperative to make collaboration secure

Why it is imperative to make collaboration secure
By Guest | 05 July 2017

Having the ability to share information is crucial to success in today’s business environment, something that is very effectively done via the cloud. While this brings huge benefits, businesses need to be aware of the security implications, warns Chris Hill from Barracuda

Chris Hill from Barracuda says having the ability to share information is crucial, but it needs to be secure

The benefits of unified communications in the cloud

The benefits of unified communications in the cloud
By Guest | 28 June 2017

Maintaining expensive hardware for IT and telecoms systems is just not necessary anymore. Jon Seddon from GCI says that enterprises are realising that the cloud opens up a whole host of new possibilities

Expensive hardware for IT and telecoms systems is no longer necessary, says Jon Seddon from GCI

Understanding the role of data in IIoT

Understanding the role of data in IIoT
By Guest | 28 June 2017

When it comes to the industrial internet of things, data is the currency. But who is defining the meaning of data? Stefan Hoppe from OPC Foundation explains

Stefan Hoppe from OPC Foundation explains the importance of data use and analytics around IIoT

Incorporating enterprise risk management into strategy

Incorporating enterprise risk management into strategy
By Guest | 27 June 2017

Alice Kelly, senior research associate at the Center for Financial Professionals, provides an insight into the importance of enterprise risk management

CEFPRO's Alice Kelly provides an insight into the importance of enterprise risk management

The importance of staying secure in the cloud

The importance of staying secure in the cloud
By Guest | 26 June 2017

In the brave new world of the cloud, retail financial services organisations across the globe need a trusted security provider, says Chris Hill from Barracuda

Financial services organisations need a trusted security provider, says Chris Hill from Barracuda 

How better document management improves vendor efficiency

How better document management improves vendor efficiency
By Guest | 15 June 2017

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems says companies and vendors should implement document management solutions with self-service vendor portals to make invoicing processes seamless and hassle-free

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile says better document management can make invoicing hassle-free 

Helping broadcasters to understand their audience

Helping broadcasters to understand their audience
By Guest | 14 June 2017

Microsoft's Dario Scacciati explains how the Microsoft Cortana Analytics Suite can help broadcasters to better understand their audience and prepare themselves for the future

Microsoft's Dario Scacciati explains how the Cortana Analytics Suite is helping broadcasters to evolve

When it comes to IIoT, knowledge is power

When it comes to IIoT, knowledge is power
By Guest | 07 June 2017

Accenture’s Brendan Mislin explains how the industrial internet of things is enabling new levels of connection for manufacturers

Accenture’s Brendan Mislin explains how IIoT is enabling new levels of connection for manufacturers

The top considerations for manufacturers investing in IIoT

The top considerations for manufacturers investing in IIoT
By Guest | 05 June 2017

Melissa Topp from ICONICS says organisations looking to capitalise on the industrial internet of things should evaluate big data energy monitoring solutions with self-service dashboards

Melissa Topp from ICONICS outlines the need for self-service big data energy monitoring solutions

Digital transformation: preparing for the future

Digital transformation: preparing for the future
By Guest | 31 May 2017

As the financial services industry gets to grips with digital transformation, it must prepare itself for the next wave of developments, driven by artificial intelligence. Wim Geukens from VeriPark explains

Wim Geukens from VeriPark says the future of digital will be driven by artificial intelligence