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.

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'
By Lindsay James | 15 May 2017

The WannaCrypt ransomware has impacted organisations including the NHS, FedEx and Renault 

The transformation of the telco industry

The transformation of the telco industry
By Lindsay James | 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

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?
By Lindsay James | 22 May 2017

Willis Towers Watson warns that the new global standard will be a major challenge for insurers

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams
By Lindsay James | 19 May 2017

Courtney Gregoire explains how Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit is combatting tech support fraud

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue
By Lindsay James | 18 May 2017

The new Amdocs Cloud-Fusion solution leverages Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure 

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK
By Lindsay James | 17 May 2017

As a result, fifteen more firms have joined the Microsoft Surface Hub partner programme

Microsoft to help General Fusion accelerate clean energy development

Microsoft to help General Fusion accelerate clean energy development
By Lindsay James | 15 May 2017

General Fusion will use Microsoft's big data and machine learning expertise to explore plasma data

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate
By Lindsay James | 12 May 2017

At the event Microsoft demonstrated several new innovations that will transform developers' lives

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Under the contract, Intercede solutions will be used to manage digital credentials for over 100,000 entities

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan Lighting is saving time and increasing its rate of production

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan is saving time and increasing production

What will the patient journey of the future look like?

What will the patient journey of the future look like?
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

How the digital healthcare industry is transforming the patient experience across Asia 

How the broadcasting industry is evolving

How the broadcasting industry is evolving
By Lindsay James | 08 May 2017

Gartner says spending on consumer video media services will reach US$314 billion in 2017

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York
By Lindsay James | 05 May 2017

This week saw the first ever Smart Cities NYC event open its doors. Leaders from government, business and startups converged to discover how smart city initiatives are making an impact around the globe.

The first ever Smart Cities NYC event has showcased how smart city initiatives are making an impact

What to expect from next week’s RBTE event

What to expect from next week’s RBTE event
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2017

The worldwide retail community will head to London’s Olympia next week when RBTE opens its doors 

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2017

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork is anticipating a wealth of new efficiencies thanks to the integration of Bluestar PLM within its Dynamics AX ERP system

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork has turned to Bluestar PLM for help

Five ways in which the banking industry needs to evolve

Five ways in which the banking industry needs to evolve
By Lindsay James | 28 April 2017

A new report from Efma and ATKearney titled ‘Reinventing Retail Banking’ has revealed five areas of retail financial services that have not yet reached their full potential

A new report from Efma and ATKearney has revealed the areas where bankers need to focus their efforts 

Michelle Obama announced as featured speaker at Microsoft Envision

Michelle Obama announced as featured speaker at Microsoft Envision
By Lindsay James | 27 April 2017

The former first lady of the US will speak at the Microsoft event in Orlando, Florida later this year 

New business solutions and capabilities are coming to Microsoft Dynamics 365

New business solutions and capabilities are coming to Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Lindsay James | 26 April 2017

New features include integration with LinkedIn, talent management services and industry-specific apps 

What to expect from this year's RBTE event

What to expect from this year's RBTE event
By Lindsay James | 24 April 2017

Matt Bradley, event director at RBTE, gives us a sneak preview into this year’s conference which takes place at Olympia in London from 8-9 May

Matt Bradley, event director at RBTE, gives us a sneak preview into this year’s conference 

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Microsoft’s ERP solution combines with LS Retail’s POS solution to deliver new efficiencies 

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Customers of Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will benefit from new biometric functionality

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch 

The tech that has saved Sodexo tens of millions of dollars

The tech that has saved Sodexo tens of millions of dollars
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

Using Microsoft tech to transform on a global scale, Sodexo has achieved significant new efficiencies

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’
By Lindsay James | 19 April 2017

Publico24 is leveraging the Microsoft cloud to help the media industry to create personalised content  

The Spring issue of The Record is out now

The Spring issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 13 April 2017

The latest issue of The Record is available in print and digital formats

Why ClearBank will make a difference in the UK

Why ClearBank will make a difference in the UK
By Lindsay James | 07 April 2017

Nick Ogden, ClearBank’s executive chairman, tells Lindsay James why the UK financial services market needs a new clearing bank

Nick Ogden, ClearBank’s executive chairman, explains why the UK market is ripe for a clearing bank 

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future
By Lindsay James | 06 April 2017

Victims of crime will receive better and quicker help from police thanks to Microsoft and its partners 

Businesses can expect 14% revenue boost from modernising IT systems

Businesses can expect 14% revenue boost from modernising IT systems
By Lindsay James | 06 April 2017

Avanade report highlights benefits to the bottom line, including over 13% reduction in operating costs

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech
By Lindsay James | 05 April 2017

With its new Azure-enabled system, Special Olympics has access to more data than ever before

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield
By Lindsay James | 03 April 2017

Search365 recognises that data can only be useful in a managed, searchable system

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices
By Lindsay James | 31 March 2017

The devices will transform the way the government department’s staff work and improve ties with schools 

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world
By Lindsay James | 30 March 2017

Brad Smith says companies like Microsoft are on the front lines to help fight against nation state attacks