Author: Rebecca Lambert

Rebecca has been writing about business technology for close to a decade and in that time has developed a soft spot for all things Microsoft. As well as being managing editor of our Microsoft industry title The Record, Rebecca also heads up the editorial team, managing and coordinating writers’ workloads, overseeing all editorial output and carrying out the odd interview whenever she can.

Skype for Business gets new calling features and analytics capabilities

Skype for Business gets new calling features and analytics capabilities
By Rebecca Lambert | 28 March 2017

New business capabilities will improve how calls are handled and identify issues sooner

Adobe and Microsoft share their sales and marketing data

Adobe and Microsoft share their sales and marketing data
By Rebecca Lambert | 21 March 2017

Partnership involves a shared data format between Adobe Experience Cloud and Microsoft Dynamics

The benefits of proactive CRM for the insurance sector

The benefits of proactive CRM for the insurance sector
By Rebecca Lambert | 20 March 2017

By using the latest customer relationship management solutions, insurers can put the customer at the heart of their business and reap significant rewards. Dennis Vanderlip is joined by a number of key Microsoft partners to tell us more

Those insurance companies that put the customer at the heart of their business will reap significant rewards

Societe Generale plans to move to the public cloud

Societe Generale plans to move to the public cloud
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 March 2017

Bank is working with Microsoft and Amazon to shift its operations to the cloud

The transformation from paper to blockchain

The transformation from paper to blockchain
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 March 2017

Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s blockchain project is taking the complexity, cost and error out of labour-intensive trade finance processes. We find out more about the work they’re doing together

How Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch are taking the complexity out of trade finance

Caxton offers faster, cheaper payments with blockchain on Azure

Caxton offers faster, cheaper payments with blockchain on Azure
By Rebecca Lambert | 01 March 2017

The UK forex firm’s private blockchain system uses Microsoft’s cloud platform

ClearBank is built from the ground up on Microsoft platform

ClearBank is built from the ground up on Microsoft platform
By Rebecca Lambert | 28 February 2017

New UK clearing bank runs on a combined public and private cloud infrastructure

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation
By Rebecca Lambert | 21 February 2017

The global competition will source innovative technology that promotes public sector integrity

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 February 2017

In an era of ‘app fatigue’, chatbots promise a more natural, human interface for us to engage with organisations. Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Trimble and Cambridge University trial HoloLens in construction

Trimble and Cambridge University trial HoloLens in construction
By Rebecca Lambert | 31 January 2017

The two organisations are developing practical industry applications for the holographic technology

Five things to look forward to at CeBIT 2017

Five things to look forward to at CeBIT 2017
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 January 2017

AI, drones and driverless cars are just some of the tech developments going on show at the event

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 January 2017

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings with simple chat commands

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings via simple chat commands

NRF 2017: a round-up of the action from the retail show so far

NRF 2017: a round-up of the action from the retail show so far
By Rebecca Lambert | 17 January 2017

Microsoft partners demo IoT, cloud and augmented reality solutions

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation
By Rebecca Lambert | 12 January 2017

A Gartner whitepaper and Microsoft e-book show leaders how to build a digital roadmap 

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 January 2017

Satya Nadella will shed more light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 January 2017

TimeFleX tool simplifies group meeting scheduling and the management of appointments across the organisation

Microsoft and AMIS build Asia’s first blockchain consortium

Microsoft and AMIS build Asia’s first blockchain consortium
By Rebecca Lambert | 19 December 2016

Pilot blockchain project developed on Azure aims to boost Taiwan’s fintech sector

Azure IoT Hub update automates message routing logic

Azure IoT Hub update automates message routing logic
By Rebecca Lambert | 15 December 2016

The managed service helps companies manage their internet of things devices

Azure IoT Gateway SDK tweaks improve edge device management

Azure IoT Gateway SDK tweaks improve edge device management
By Rebecca Lambert | 22 November 2016

The open source project is designed to make it easier to connect devices in an IoT network

Lexmark demonstrates its Invoice Capture Service at Dynamics events

Lexmark demonstrates its Invoice Capture Service at Dynamics events
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 November 2016

The new cloud-based release improves invoice data management

How will the Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM alliance impact AI development?

How will the Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM alliance impact AI development?
By Rebecca Lambert | 03 October 2016

We sum up what the tech leaders aim to achieve through their new Partnership on AI initiative

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos
By Rebecca Lambert | 27 September 2016

Finserv leaders gather in Geneva to discuss the top technology trends impacting the industry

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video

New media service from Microsoft automatically blurs faces in video
By Rebecca Lambert | 13 September 2016

Azure Media Redactor has been designed for scenarios where individuals must remain anonymous

New calculator estimates the cost of Azure Government

New calculator estimates the cost of Azure Government
By Rebecca Lambert | 08 September 2016

US public sector organisations can now price and configure Azure features for different scenarios

The HP Elite x3 smartphone goes on sale in the US

The HP Elite x3 smartphone goes on sale in the US
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 September 2016

Built for business, the Windows 10 device can be used as a phone, tablet or PC

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