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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.

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 

 

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

Hannover Messe 2017: the tech transforming manufacturing

Hannover Messe 2017: the tech transforming manufacturing
By Guest | 24 April 2017

Microsoft’s Toni Townes-Whitley provides an overview of the innovations being showcased at the world’s biggest industrial fair, which opened its doors today

Microsoft’s Toni Townes-Whitley outlines the innovations being showcased at Hannover Messe

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

The data revolution has begun

The data revolution has begun
By Guest | 14 April 2017

Advances in data analytics and machine learning are changing the way companies operate, enabling businesses to become more productive and more profitable than ever before. Paul Rubens reports

Discover how advances in data analytics and machine learning are changing the way companies operate

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

Why Interop ITX is going full stack for 2017

Why Interop ITX is going full stack for 2017
By Guest | 07 March 2017

Emily Johnson, digital content editor at InformationWeek, gives an overview of the key IT topics that will be explored at Interop ITX this May

An overview of the key IT topics that will be explored at Interop ITX this May

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