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.

Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016

Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2016

Our roundup of the best Microsoft stories from the last twelve months

The top three traits that make a digital leader

The top three traits that make a digital leader
By Lindsay James | 12 December 2016

Microsoft’s Tito Arciniega outlines the key attributes of leaders in digital transformation 

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning

Microsoft researchers make major breakthroughs in machine learning
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Microsoft researchers want to make machine learning even more useful for a broader array of people


Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba
By Lindsay James | 16 January 2017

Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning will help Microsoft to advance its strategy to democratise AI

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content
By Lindsay James | 13 January 2017

There’s a race going on to deliver media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime. Tony Emerson tells us how Microsoft Azure is empowering the front-runners

Tony Emerson explains the demand for delivering media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime

 

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector
By Lindsay James | 11 January 2017

Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Worldwide Public Sector explains how she is helping to empower every citizen, government and public organisation on the planet to achieve more

Townes-Whitley on how she's helping to empower citizens, governments and public organisations

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year
By Lindsay James | 09 January 2017

The rise of DDoS attacks and botnets present security concerns around IoT, according to IDC

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager
By Lindsay James | 06 January 2017

Microsoft's Derrick McCourt says that apps and services are more important to people than devices

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
By Lindsay James | 05 January 2017

Artificial intelligence has had a remarkable rise to fame over the last decade, evolving from unsuccessful attempts at creating ‘thinking computers’ into something that will fundamentally transform our lives for the better

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

The Winter issue of The Record is out now

The Winter issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 04 January 2017

The Winter issue of The Record is out now and available to download free of charge in digital format

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses
By Lindsay James | 27 December 2016

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is leading the way in giving businesses faster, easier access to the information they need

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is reaping the rewards of new tech

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2016

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers and establish a platform for innovation

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service

How St Margaret’s Hospice Care is delivering a better service
By Lindsay James | 21 December 2016

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

Cireson solutions enable the IT team at UK care provider to manage assets on the go

Banks in Africa are transforming the way they do business

Banks in Africa are transforming the way they do business
By Lindsay James | 16 December 2016

A new report from Efma and Oliver Wyman highlights how African banks are embracing change

The cloud comes of age in capital markets

The cloud comes of age in capital markets
By Lindsay James | 16 December 2016

A new Celent report reveals an increased appetite for cloud-based services in capital markets

Dassault Systèmes strengthens its simulation offering

Dassault Systèmes strengthens its simulation offering
By Lindsay James | 15 December 2016

The company has acquired Next Limit Dynamics, the developer of XFlow Technology

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control

How Dutch cooperative Agrifirm is taking back control
By Lindsay James | 15 December 2016

Agrifirm has turned to Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud. As a result, it is experiencing greater productivity and increased security

Agrifirm has turned to Microsoft partner Barracuda to help its transition to the public cloud

 

Gürmen Group optimises its fashion value chain

Gürmen Group optimises its fashion value chain
By Lindsay James | 12 December 2016

The Turkish menswear retailer has chosen the 'My Collection' solution from Dassault Systèmes

Microsoft unveils a new 2017 event lineup

Microsoft unveils a new 2017 event lineup
By Lindsay James | 09 December 2016

WPC becomes 'Inspire' and Envision joins Ignite as Microsoft updates its 2017 conferences

How Microsoft will make mixed reality mainstream in 2017

How Microsoft will make mixed reality mainstream in 2017
By Lindsay James | 08 December 2016

Microsoft is embracing device innovation opportunities in mixed reality, gaming and cellular PCs

New blockchain partners come to Azure Marketplace

New blockchain partners come to Azure Marketplace
By Lindsay James | 08 December 2016

Microsoft has added two new solutions to its growing blockchain ecosystem in the Azure Marketplace

Digital will influence over half of European retail sales by 2021

Digital will influence over half of European retail sales by 2021
By Lindsay James | 07 December 2016

New Forrester research reveals how digital technologies are reshaping the retail landscape

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Using the cloud can provide more flexibility to the service that firms receive, enabling innovation

IT leaders across Asia are prioritising hybrid cloud

IT leaders across Asia are prioritising hybrid cloud
By Lindsay James | 02 December 2016

A Microsoft survey of 1,200 IT leaders found increasing recognition of the importance of cloud 

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime

London’s police officers use Microsoft Azure to fight crime
By Lindsay James | 01 December 2016

The Metropolitan Police are using Azure to store and review footage from body worn cameras

Dispelling the top six cloud myths of 2016

Dispelling the top six cloud myths of 2016
By Lindsay James | 30 November 2016

Despite the phenomenal growth of the cloud over the last few years, many misconceptions still exist

New RAC technology warns drivers before they break down

New RAC technology warns drivers before they break down
By Lindsay James | 28 November 2016

Using Microsoft’s Azure cloud service and analytics, RAC has developed a device that can detect faults


Siemens collaborates with LO3 Energy on blockchain microgrids

Siemens collaborates with LO3 Energy on blockchain microgrids
By Lindsay James | 24 November 2016

The first project of its kind in the world will see Siemens join forces with the US startup

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls

Microsoft UK CEO promotes STEM subjects for girls
By Lindsay James | 23 November 2016

Cindy Rose says girls are just as likely as boys to change the world using technology

£2 billion funding will see Britain become a tech leader, says UK PM

£2 billion funding will see Britain become a tech leader, says UK PM
By Lindsay James | 21 November 2016

Theresa May says that Britain will become the go-to place for innovators and investors

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI
By Lindsay James | 21 November 2016

90% of UK businesses could face fines totalling over £120 billion, following new data protection laws

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching

Scottish school puts Microsoft tech at the heart of its teaching
By Lindsay James | 18 November 2016

A school in Falkirk has become the first in Scotland to transform teaching by using Microsoft products