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.

Number of augmented and virtual reality headsets to grow 58% by 2021

Number of augmented and virtual reality headsets to grow 58% by 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 June 2017

IDC predicts worldwide shipments of devices like Microsoft HoloLens will hit almost 100 million units

Improving productivity when every minute counts

Improving productivity when every minute counts
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 June 2017

Ericsson’s Anders Jönsson and HPE Enterprise Services’ Chris Moyer tell us why role-based digitisation models are key to helping modern enterprises remain productive

Ericsson’s Anders Jönsson and Chris Moyer from HPE ES explain role-based digitisation models

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft create blockchain solution for ID2020

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft create blockchain solution for ID2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 June 2017

Microsoft Azure-based prototype give individuals consent over who can access their personal data

3rd Annual Operational & Enterprise Risk Management

3rd Annual Operational & Enterprise Risk Management
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 June 2017

19-20 October; New York, US

Talks will address reputational risk, culture and accountability, lines of defence and regulations

Firms face risks by not aligning innovation and business strategy

Firms face risks by not aligning innovation and business strategy
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 June 2017

PwC finds that strategy, not size of investment, is the greatest success factor for innovation

How Nippon Paint is unlocking customer insights

How Nippon Paint is unlocking customer insights
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 June 2017

Avanade is helping the Chinese paint manufacturer to consolidate multiple websites to gain an overview of customer behaviour and deliver personalised experiences

Avanade is helping the Chinese paint manufacturer to gain a better overview of customer behaviour 

Key speakers confirmed for first Shoptalk Europe event

Key speakers confirmed for first Shoptalk Europe event
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 June 2017

The event will focus on the digital customer experience and more

Directions EMEA expands to cover whole Microsoft Dynamics portfolio

Directions EMEA expands to cover whole Microsoft Dynamics portfolio
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 June 2017

Conference will focus on NAV and CRM topics and Dynamics 365 Business edition

The modern systems created for modern shoppers

The modern systems created for modern shoppers
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 June 2017

Microsoft’s Brendan O’Meara outlines the benefits of modern cloud-enabled POS systems and explains how they can help retailers to stay top of mind with customers

Microsoft’s Brendan O’Meara outlines the benefits of modern cloud-enabled point of sale systems

Microsoft names ICONICS app development partner of the year

Microsoft names ICONICS app development partner of the year
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 June 2017

This is the fourth Microsoft Partner of the Year award ICONICS has received

The technology that is equipping the modern field engineer

The technology that is equipping the modern field engineer
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 June 2017

HPE Enterprise Services’ Keith Hudgell and Jacques Spee highlight how manufacturers can use cloud-based tools and mobile apps to work more intelligently and efficiently

HPE Enterprise Services’ Keith Hudgell and Jacques Spee say tools and apps are making a difference

Avanade to launch a fully managed Microsoft Azure Stack Solution

Avanade to launch a fully managed Microsoft Azure Stack Solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 June 2017

Companies will be able to adopt Microsoft Cloud in a deployment model that best suits their needs

How Microsoft is driving innovation across borders

How Microsoft is driving innovation across borders
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 June 2017

We speak to Microsoft to find out how its innovation centres are helping start-ups, academia, governments and partners to drive entrepreneurship around the world

How Microsoft's innovation centres are helping start-ups, academia, governments and partners

The Future of Finance Summit is to host six tailor-made conferences

The Future of Finance Summit is to host six tailor-made conferences
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 June 2017

Each of the conferences is targeted at a specific segment within the financial services industry

Digital tech to help retailers unlock US$2.95 trillion in value by 2027

Digital tech to help retailers unlock US$2.95 trillion in value by 2027
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 June 2017

Accenture study finds digital business models will transform buying experience for customers

Money20/20 US

Money20/20 US
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 June 2017

22-25 October; The Venetian, Las Vegas

Event will cover payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce

Technological change and cyber risk now top risks for insurers

Technological change and cyber risk now top risks for insurers
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 May 2017

CSFI and PwC study finds that the level of anxiety in the insurance industry is at a record high

TeamViewer adds support for Windows 10 S to Blizz web conferencing tool

TeamViewer adds support for Windows 10 S to Blizz web conferencing tool
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 May 2017

Blizz by TeamViewer enables users to easily set up, start or join online meetings with up to 300 participants

Directions EMEA

Directions EMEA
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 May 2017

4-6 October; Madrid, Spain

Directions EMEA is an independent conference for Microsoft Dynamics partners

Safepoint Insurance chooses Duck Creek Technologies

Safepoint Insurance chooses Duck Creek Technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 May 2017

Duck Creek’s policy and billing solutions to help US insurer to diversify products and expand business

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 May 2017

Ovum report finds that smartphones and tablets are leading the voice AI- capable devices market

Money 20/20 Europe

Money 20/20 Europe
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 May 2017

26-28 June; Copenhagen, Denmark

Event will explore the European payments and financial services ecosystems

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 May 2017

Capgemini research predicts 50% of factories could be smart by the end of 2022

How Microsoft is helping to put employees first at Mars

How Microsoft is helping to put employees first at Mars
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 May 2017

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10 help Mars to mobilise employees and foster real-time collaboration among its 80,000 employees worldwide

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Windows10 help Mars to mobilise 80,000 employees worldwide  

K3 Retail to help Sue Ryder streamline stock management

K3 Retail to help Sue Ryder streamline stock management
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 May 2017

UK charity to deploy Microsoft Dynamics-based ePOS and warehouse management system

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