Author: Rebecca Gibson

After graduating in 2012, Rebecca joined the publishing world and now spends her days researching and writing articles for The Record, as well as helping to manage our social media sites. Rebecca regularly interviews IT industry experts to create compelling feature articles and compiles the news section for our quarterly magazine.

Meeting the needs of the modern worker

Meeting the needs of the modern worker
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

We talk to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to find out how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive and efficient, wherever they are

HPE executives explain how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

IDC report forecasts that spending will reach US$2 trillion by 2020

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 February 2017

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain how a secure and connected IT architecture helps data to flow efficiently across the manufacturing value chain

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain what's needed to enable an efficient value chain

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2017

New initiatives enable partners to use Microsoft's cloud, AI and research to transform healthcare

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2017

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is set to improve its finance management with Avanade and the new cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is improving its finance management with Avanade

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 February 2017

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how new unified commerce models are enabling retailers like The L’Oréal Group to succeed

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how unified commerce is benefitting retailers like The L’Oréal Group

eTail Europe 2017

eTail Europe 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

20-22 June; Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

eTail Europe is where European e-commerce innovators come to grow their businesses

Interop ITX

Interop ITX
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

15-19 May; MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, US

The independent conference delivers full stack IT education for technology leaders

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

Accenture identifies five ‘languages of loyalty’ that are driving customer relationships in the digital age

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

UK-based manufacturer Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and bring about a 20% reduction on inventory of finished goods

Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and improve efficiency

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

Start-ups could help insurers improve processes, analyse data and reduce costs

Multiple benefits across multiple locations

Multiple benefits across multiple locations
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2017

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile Information Systems’ paperless document management solutions are helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline invoicing processes across multiple establishments

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile is helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline processes 

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 February 2017

Avanade uses Microsoft technologies to help Unilever Brazil to bring its vision for the future of omnichannel retail to life

Avanade is using Microsoft technology to help Unilever Brazil stay ahead of the competition

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 February 2017

Accenture finds that AI and machine learning will help to improve job satisfaction and staff retention

Carnival Maritime uses machine learning to optimise cruise operations

Carnival Maritime uses machine learning to optimise cruise operations
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 February 2017

Arundo Analytics uses Cortana Intelligence Suite to predict onboard water consumption

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 January 2017

Company aims to ensure UK will remain a global leader in cloud computing and AI

EuroShop

EuroShop
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 January 2017

5-9 March; Düsseldorf, Germany

The retail trade fair provides an information and communication platform for all retail decision makers

InternetRetailing Expo 2017

InternetRetailing Expo 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2017

5-6 April; Birmingham, UK

The two-day expo will help companies in the retail industry discover multichannel trends

Efma SME Summit

Efma SME Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2017

23-24 March; Milan, Italy

Discussions will focus on big data, analytics, the IoT and artificial intelligence in SME Banking

Microsoft appoints LinkedIn executive to new CTO role

Microsoft appoints LinkedIn executive to new CTO role
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 January 2017

Kevin Scott to drive joint initiatives to maximise Microsoft’s impact with members and customers

Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices

Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2017

Microsoft aims to help enterprises protect against, detect and respond to cyber threats in real time

Reinvent your business with big data analytics

Reinvent your business with big data analytics
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2017

Edward Curry, research leader at Insight NUI Galway and vice president at Big Data Value Association, tells us how he expects big data analytics to transform business operations across all industry sectors

Edward Curry from Insight NUI Galway tells us how big data analytics will transform business operations

Human skills could help reduce automation-related job losses

Human skills could help reduce automation-related job losses
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 January 2017

New Accenture report advises CEOs to re-skill employees to ensure they remain relevant

Deloitte predicts one billion devices will have biometric security in 2017

 Deloitte predicts one billion devices will have biometric security in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 January 2017

Analyst forecasts significant rise in the active base of fingerprint reader-equipped devices

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2017

New Office 365 app helps managers and employees schedule their work day

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