Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for more than a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She is the editor of The Record and on a daily basis can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to close Sibos 2017 in Toronto

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to close Sibos 2017 in Toronto
By Lindsay James | 15 September 2017

Nadella will explain how technology is profoundly impacting every aspect of our society and economies 

Microsoft and Amazon announce first-of-its-kind collaboration

Microsoft and Amazon announce first-of-its-kind collaboration
By Lindsay James | 31 August 2017

The collaboration will ensure consumers and developers get more value and choice

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow
By Lindsay James | 05 July 2017

The Microsoft Office 365 collaboration suite now has over 100 million monthly commercial active users and growing. We discover what makes it so popular, and why businesses from Facebook to AXA are using Microsoft tools to better connect their workforce

Why businesses from Facebook to AXA are using Microsoft tools to better connect their workforce 

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable

Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius deliver the Marea subsea cable
By Lindsay James | 22 September 2017

Marea is the most technologically advanced subsea cable to cross the Atlantic Ocean

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud

Police in the UK can now store data in Microsoft’s cloud
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2017

Azure has become the first cloud computing platform that can be used by police forces across the UK

72% of UK consumers find shopping a frustrating experience

72% of UK consumers find shopping a frustrating experience
By Lindsay James | 20 September 2017

New research from Omnico highlights the need for retailers to reinvent the customer experience

Voting opens for 2017 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards

Voting opens for 2017 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards
By Lindsay James | 19 September 2017

Industry prepares to recognise the most innovative retail financial services projects across the world

x.news announces three new customers at IBC 2017

x.news announces three new customers at IBC 2017
By Lindsay James | 18 September 2017

Radio Max, MTV3 Oy and The University of Applied Sciences Burgenland have chosen x.news

Collaboration key to industry success, finds 2017 World Insurance Report

Collaboration key to industry success, finds 2017 World Insurance Report
By Lindsay James | 13 September 2017

The report by Capgemini and Efma finds partnerships will help insurers meet customer needs

Microsoft partners with Copenhagen University on quantum computing

Microsoft partners with Copenhagen University on quantum computing
By Lindsay James | 08 September 2017

The long-term collaboration is part of a multi-million dollar investment by Microsoft 

Satya Nadella tells how Microsoft has ‘rediscovered its soul’ in new book

Satya Nadella tells how Microsoft has ‘rediscovered its soul’ in new book
By Lindsay James | 07 September 2017

Nadella’s new book ‘Hit Refresh’ will be on sale from 26 September

GCI-owned Blue Chip wins five-year contract with SunLife

GCI-owned Blue Chip wins five-year contract with SunLife
By Lindsay James | 31 August 2017

Blue Chip will provide the insurance company with a cloud-based technology stack 

Microsoft Azure powers new advertising marketplace

Microsoft Azure powers new advertising marketplace
By Lindsay James | 30 August 2017

Azure will form the backbone of Trade Dragon, a first-of-its-kind advertising marketplace

“It is our duty” to update learning, says Angela Merkel

“It is our duty” to update learning, says Angela Merkel
By Lindsay James | 30 August 2017

Merkel highlighted the need for improved learning practises at this year’s Gamescom conference 

Canada’s TD Bank saves 50% in e-mail costs by moving to Office 365

Canada’s TD Bank saves 50% in e-mail costs by moving to Office 365
By Lindsay James | 25 August 2017

The company is redefining banking in the digital age with cloud solutions from Microsoft 

Microsoft and Red Hat to make it easier for firms to work with containers

Microsoft and Red Hat to make it easier for firms to work with containers
By Lindsay James | 24 August 2017

Microsoft and Red Hat have expanded their alliance to help enterprises embrace hybrid cloud 

Microsoft speech recognition tech now as accurate as humans

Microsoft speech recognition tech now as accurate as humans
By Lindsay James | 23 August 2017

Microsoft has reached a new industry milestone in conversational speech recognition 

How the Government of Dubai Media Office keeps track of news

How the Government of Dubai Media Office keeps track of news
By Lindsay James | 23 August 2017

The organisation has chosen the x.news platform to help it monitor government-related news

The organisation has chosen the x.news platform to help it monitor government-related news

Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event

Sibos 2017: What to expect from this year’s event
By Lindsay James | 21 August 2017

Preparations are underway for this year’s event which takes place in Toronto from 16-19 October

It's time to get a grip on file management

It's time to get a grip on file management
By Lindsay James | 18 August 2017

As the volume of data being created by businesses explodes, file management is taking a renewed importance for companies of all shapes and sizes. Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us more

Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us about the renewed importance of file management

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service
By Lindsay James | 17 August 2017

The service aims to make event-based and serverless applications easier to build on Azure

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2017

Gartner says the business impact of security incidents is one reason for the market growth

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework
By Lindsay James | 11 August 2017

The superfast and secure blockchain service will be used by JP Morgan Chase among others

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

The programme aims to help engineering students gain advantage by learning beyond their degree 

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

Microsoft says technologies including wearable devices and Skype could help 

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2017

Pexip’s software allows Skype for Business meetings and calls to be joined by non-Skype users

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10
By Lindsay James | 04 August 2017

The Eye Control feature will make Windows 10 more accessible to people with disabilities

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The experimental version of iPlayer lets viewers talk to their television and find their favourite programmes

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The Australian lab forms part of Microsoft’s ramped-up quantum computing bid

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres
By Lindsay James | 02 August 2017

New Microsoft Azure services make it easier to work with huge amounts of information

How Costa Coffee is reaping the rewards of archiving and compression

How Costa Coffee is reaping the rewards of archiving and compression
By Lindsay James | 31 July 2017

Having grown tremendously over the last decade, UK coffee brand Costa Coffee has to deal with a massive amount of data. With help from SQL Perform it is streamlining its systems and improving efficiency

Costa Coffee has turned to SQL Perform to streamline its systems and improve efficiency

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre
By Lindsay James | 14 July 2017

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall