Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for more than a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. On a daily basis she can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features for a wide variety of magazines, including our quarterly OnWindows title, producing copy for marketing collateral, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

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

Webjet and Microsoft build blockchain solution for the travel industry

Webjet and Microsoft build blockchain solution for the travel industry
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2016

The first-of-a-kind solution could transform the management of online payments for hotel bookings

AI and cybersecurity key talking points at Future Decoded

AI and cybersecurity key talking points at Future Decoded
By Lindsay James | 02 November 2016

Yesterday’s business day at Future Decoded welcomed over 10,000 visitors

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

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


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

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

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme

Microsoft supports New Zealand computer science programme
By Lindsay James | 17 November 2016

Satya Nadella joined NZ Minister of Education to discuss the computational thinking initiative

How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence

How Microsoft is realising its vision to democratise artificial intelligence
By Lindsay James | 16 November 2016

Microsoft's Harry Shum has announced a new Azure Bot Service as well as a partnership with OpenAI

Airbus Safran Launchers to transform its PLM process with Siemens

Airbus Safran Launchers to transform its PLM process with Siemens
By Lindsay James | 14 November 2016

Siemens’ PLM and MOM software will be used to design and build the new Ariane 6 rocket

New app from Microsoft Garage corrects colour blindness

New app from Microsoft Garage corrects colour blindness
By Lindsay James | 14 November 2016

The Color Binoculars app helps the colour blind distinguish between colours they usually struggle with

New Surface Book and Surface Dial now on sale

New Surface Book and Surface Dial now on sale
By Lindsay James | 11 November 2016

The redesigned Surface Book delivers twice the graphics processing power of the previous model

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5

Engaging students at Spartanburg School District 5
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2016

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell to implement student-centred learning

Spartanburg School District 5 has expanded learning and fostered enthusiasm by working with Dell

 

Simplifying the evolution of smart tech at Innodep

Simplifying the evolution of smart tech at Innodep
By Lindsay James | 07 November 2016

Innodep in South Korea has cut development time by 40% for its internet of things security management solution

Innodep in South Korea has cut development time by 40% for its IoT security management solution

Microsoft rolls out Skype Preview 11.9 for Windows 10

Microsoft rolls out Skype Preview 11.9 for Windows 10
By Lindsay James | 07 November 2016

Skype Preview 11.9 for Windows 10 PCs and phones adds ability to send SMS messages

Future Decoded day 2: big data and cloud-driven intelligence

Future Decoded day 2: big data and cloud-driven intelligence
By Lindsay James | 03 November 2016

The second day of the conference saw Microsoft shed light on the technology of tomorrow

Nearly half of UK businesses say they will fail without transformation

Nearly half of UK businesses say they will fail without transformation
By Lindsay James | 03 November 2016

New research has revealed that businesses understand the importance of digital transformation

How the cloud can improve government data centre security

How the cloud can improve government data centre security
By Lindsay James | 31 October 2016

Three reasons why the Microsoft cloud makes government data centres more secure

 

Bill Bryson confirmed as speaker at Future Decoded

Bill Bryson confirmed as speaker at Future Decoded
By Lindsay James | 28 October 2016

The award-winning author will take to the stage next week, along with physicist Stephen Hawking

The journey to modern ERP at Emile Egger

The journey to modern ERP at Emile Egger
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2016

Emile Egger transforms operations with Avanade and the new Microsoft Dynamics AX

Emile Egger transforms operations with Avanade and the new Microsoft Dynamics AX

Supporting digital transformation at Telefónica

Supporting digital transformation at Telefónica
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2016

Global telecommunications company Telefónica is using Yammer right out of Office 365



The winners of the 2016 Global Banking Awards are announced

The winners of the 2016 Global Banking Awards are announced
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2016

Efma and Accenture have recognised retail banks across the globe for their most innovative projects