Author: Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson is a journalist for technologyrecord.com, where she reports on the latest news from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

Eckler's streamlines systems with deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Eckler's streamlines systems with deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 February 2014

Services provider Junction Solutions handles implementation for US automotive parts retailer

Services provider Junction Solutions handles implementation for US automotive parts retailer

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 February 2014

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2014

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Omnichannel strategy and attracting online customers on agenda for RBTE

Omnichannel strategy and attracting online customers on agenda for RBTE
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 January 2014

Retail tech event will also feature presentations from execs of John Lewis, Greggs and ASDA

Retail tech event will also feature presentations from executives at John Lewis and Greggs

Dassault Systemès debuts new Solidworks tool for mechanical design concepts

Dassault Systemès debuts new Solidworks tool for mechanical design concepts
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2014

Solution will be showcased at this week's Solidworks World event in San Diego

Solution will be showcased at this week's Solidworks World event in San Diego

Indonesian developer launches new instant messaging service using Windows Azure

Indonesian developer launches new instant messaging service using Windows Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 January 2014

Sangkuriang Internasional describes Azure as "easiest cloud platform to work with"

Sangkuriang Internasional launches EMASS service on Azure, saving on capital and operational expenses

Gable Insurance deploys Eclipse Underwriting software from Sequel

Gable Insurance deploys Eclipse Underwriting software from Sequel
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 January 2014

Non-life insurer now has one centralised system running as a managed service

Non-life insurer now has one centralised system running as a managed service

Analyst predicts that Smart Cities initiatives are set for a boost in 2014

Analyst predicts that Smart Cities initiatives are set for a boost in 2014
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 January 2014

IDC Government Insights director Ruthbea Yesner expects cities to move "from research and evaluation to investment in pilots"

IDC Government Insights expects cities to move "from research and evaluation to investment in pilots"

Many retailers considering a single consumer platform, finds study

Many retailers considering a single consumer platform, finds study
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 January 2014

More than a third of retailers are considering moving to a single platform to manage transactions across all sales channels

More than a third of retailers are considering moving to a single platform to manage transactions across all sales channels

NRF: Partners showcase Kinect-based solutions for customer engagement

NRF: Partners showcase Kinect-based solutions for customer engagement
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 January 2014

We highlight three innovative solutions on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention and Expo 2014

We highlight three innovative solutions on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention and Expo 2014

NRF: Improving in-store experiences with Microsoft Windows technology

NRF: Improving in-store experiences with Microsoft Windows technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2014

Improving the customer’s in-store experience through mobile devices and apps is the big focus at NRF’s Big Show

Improving the customer’s in-store experience through mobile devices and apps is the big focus at NRF’s Big Show

NRF: Susan Hauser reveals key retail technology trends for 2014

NRF: Susan Hauser reveals key retail technology trends for 2014
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2014

Shoppers behaviour, preferences and expectations are changing as technology increases access to information

Shoppers behaviour, preferences and expectations are changing as technology increases access to information

Interview: How the UK's NHS is set to evolve its digital services

Interview: How the UK's NHS is set to evolve its digital services
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2014

Rebecca Gibson caught up with Denise Hampson, digital user experience and behaviour change consultant at NHS England

Denise Hammond explains what changes we can expect to see within digital services at England's health service

Connecting patients to healthcare with technology

Connecting patients to healthcare with technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2014

Harnessing the power of technology to improve patient safety and experience was top of the agenda at EHI Live 2013

Harnessing the power of technology to improve patient safety and experience was top of the agenda at EHI Live 2013

UIA deploys replaces legacy system with new insurance platform

UIA deploys replaces legacy system with new insurance platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 January 2014

UK insurer selects RDT’s Landscape on which to build and develop its customer offerings over the next decade

UK insurer selects RDT’s Landscape on which to build and develop its customer offerings over the next decade

Esri releases new solution for retailers using Dynamics CRM

Esri releases new solution for retailers using Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 January 2014

New Location Platform provides access to data from across the entire supply chain and ability to share analytical intelligence

New Location Platform provides access to data from across the entire supply chain and ability to share analytical intelligence

Microsoft acquires Parature to enhance CRM self-service capabilities

Microsoft acquires Parature to enhance CRM self-service capabilities
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 January 2014

Integration of customer engagement specialist will bring multiple new functionalities into Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Integration of customer engagement specialist will bring multiple new functionalities into Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Kinect for Windows improves Danish healthcare

Kinect for Windows improves Danish healthcare
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 December 2013

Rebecca Gibson finds out how Microsoft CityNext partner Welfare Denmark has virtualised rehabilitation care for patients using Microsoft technology

Ulrik Møll, managing director of Welfare Denmark, explains how Microsoft Lync and Kinect for Windows has helped to virtualise rehabilitation care for Danish patients

MapAction uses Esri IT to help the Philippines

MapAction uses Esri IT to help the Philippines
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 December 2013

MapAction volunteer Wai-Ming Lee tells Rebecca Gibson how Esri’s digital mapping technology helps in the wake of natural disasters

Wai-Ming Lee, long-term MapAction volunteer and manager of online operations at Esri UK, explains how Esri’s digital mapping technology helps in the wake of natural disasters

Microsoft launches global consortium of cloud service providers

Microsoft launches global consortium of cloud service providers
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 December 2013

Cloud OS Network comprises more than 25 firms delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform

Cloud OS Network comprises more than 25 firms delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform

Lumina deploys Optevia CRM solution to power new pricing service

Lumina deploys Optevia CRM solution to power new pricing service
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 December 2013

Optevia’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013-based solution will power Pricing Engine and improve customer interaction

Optevia’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013-based solution will power Pricing Engine and improve customer interaction

Peel District School Board deploys Office 365 to over 150,000 staff

Peel District School Board deploys Office 365 to over 150,000 staff
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 December 2013

Cloud-based solution has helped the board save money and offer its staff a more productive working environment

Cloud-based solution supports boards ‘bring your own device policy and is helping staff work more productively

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