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

How to bring design thinking to learning delivery

How to bring design thinking to learning delivery
By Guest | 15 August 2018

Armin Hopp from Speexx says a user-centric approach is key to success

Armin Hopp from Speexx says a user-centric approach is key to success

Why businesses should create a digital blueprint for IT support

Why businesses should create a digital blueprint for IT support
By Guest | 15 August 2018

Carol Rizio from DXC Technology says that IT issues can quickly reduce employee productivity and impact a company’s bottom line, so businesses should offer instant support via multiple digital channels

Carol Rizio from DXC Technology explains the need for instant support via multiple digital channels

Why user adoption is a new strategic driver for customer success

Why user adoption is a new strategic driver for customer success
By Guest | 13 August 2018

JP Wirta from Happit explains how solution providers can keep users coming back

JP Wirta from Happit explains how solution providers can keep users coming back

The importance of user-friendliness and transparency

The importance of user-friendliness and transparency
By Guest | 10 August 2018

These are key attributes of the CDM Tender Optimizer solution, says Kim Erbo Christensen

These are key attributes of the CDM Tender Optimizer solution, says Kim Erbo Christensen

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?
By Guest | 09 August 2018

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys says that, while the insurance industry is lagging behind other sectors when it comes to digital transformation, this can change with help from the cloud

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys explains how the cloud can help insurers' digital transformation efforts

Why billing automation is key in the Microsoft CSP programme

Why billing automation is key in the Microsoft CSP programme
By Guest | 09 August 2018

Insight from interworks.cloud on the key features of a successful billing process

Insight from interworks.cloud on the key features of a successful billing process

How mixed reality will help to take retail to the next level

How mixed reality will help to take retail to the next level
By Guest | 07 August 2018

Tim Morgan-Hoole from JTRS explains how the store experience might evolve

Tim Morgan-Hoole from JTRS explains how the store experience might evolve

An easy way for comms and media companies to integrate AI

An easy way for comms and media companies to integrate AI
By Guest | 06 August 2018

Steven Armstrong from Blue Prism explains how, by infusing artificial intelligence into a digital workforce platform, communications and media companies can boost innovation and become more creative

Steven Armstrong from Blue Prism explains the benefits of infusing AI into a digital workforce platform

Why Microsoft’s CSP programme is a perfect fit for cloud resellers

Why Microsoft’s CSP programme is a perfect fit for cloud resellers
By Guest | 01 August 2018

Insight from interworks.cloud on how the cloud has changed the game for resellers

Putting industrial equipment manufacturers on the path to success

Putting industrial equipment manufacturers on the path to success
By Guest | 01 August 2018

James Branigan outlines the benefits of Bright Wolf's Azure IoT reference implementation guide

James Branigan on the benefits of Bright Wolf’s Azure IoT reference implementation guide 

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud
By Guest | 01 August 2018

Successful customer-focused insurance business models require embracing the ubiquity of cloud innovations and leveraging the power of cloud-native design for enterprise applications, says Mike Dwyer from EIS Group

Mike Dwyer from EIS Group highlights the benefits of cloud-native design for enterprise apps

Is artificial intelligence a job creator or a job destroyer?

Is artificial intelligence a job creator or a job destroyer?
By Guest | 30 July 2018

Maria Pardee from DXC Technology says that artificial intelligence technology is rapidly reshaping the workplace and automating simple, manual tasks, but it’s also empowering employees to do more

Maria Pardee from DXC Technology explains how AI technology is rapidly reshaping the workplace 

Transforming media production in the cloud

Transforming media production in the cloud
By Guest | 27 July 2018

Cloud-based workflows are helping to meet the operational and financial challenges of media’s rapid digitisation, dramatically increasing production capacity and easing the financial burden of content creation and distribution. Craig Dwyer from Avid tells us more

Cloud-based workflows are helping media’s rapid digitisation, says Craig Dwyer from Avid

Optimising the invoicing process with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Optimising the invoicing process with Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Guest | 26 July 2018

Machine learning technology can help companies to increase the efficiency and accuracy of their automated accounts payable solutions, says Jon Rushton at Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies on how machine learning can make automated AP solutions efficient 

How to reduce the administrative burden of the cloud

How to reduce the administrative burden of the cloud
By Guest | 24 July 2018

Singhammer IT Consulting’s business software SITE has everything cloud solution providers need to manage their cloud contracts efficiently, says digital marketing manager Vanessa Kohlhaas

Singhammer’s business software SITE helps cloud solution providers to manage cloud contracts

What are the benefits of cloud-based core systems?

What are the benefits of cloud-based core systems?
By Guest | 23 July 2018

A cloud-based, unified core and digital platform is the key to a customer-focused business model says Glenn Lim from EIS Group

EIS Group's Glenn Lim says they're the key to a customer-focused business model

The technology that is enabling the airport of the future

The technology that is enabling the airport of the future
By Guest | 20 July 2018

John Tsucalas from DXC Technology says that analytics, artificial intelligence and biometrics are just some of the digital technologies that will enable airports to become the centralised hub of the entire travel industry

John Tsucalas from DXC Technology outlines the impact of analytics, artificial intelligence and biometrics

Why failing fast and often is the secret key to long-term success

Why failing fast and often is the secret key to long-term success
By Guest | 19 July 2018

Corey Hynes from Learn On Demand Systems says that learning companies should focus efforts providing safe sandboxes – let learners use the skills they have to attempt things and, if they fail, let them easily try again

Corey Hynes from Learn On Demand Systems says that if learners fail, let them easily try again

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