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.

Synechron launches blockchain apps on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Synechron launches blockchain apps on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 May 2017

It is the first company to share working blockchain applications on Microsoft’s public cloud platform

Microsoft PoC Framework speeds up blockchain projects

Microsoft PoC Framework speeds up blockchain projects
By Rebecca Lambert | 22 May 2017

New framework provides the required code assets and templates to cut development time and costs

Wavin boosts network performance and improves worker productivity

Wavin boosts network performance and improves worker productivity
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 May 2017

The manufacturer turned to Sinefa to better manage its network and tackle performance issues

BNP Paribas International Hackathon seeks exciting start-ups

BNP Paribas International Hackathon seeks exciting start-ups
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 May 2017

The competition will take place in 10 cities next month and aims to find innovative solutions in banking

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 May 2017

The integration aims to make it easier for insurers to improve the way they interact with customers

Windows 10 S: what is it and how could it benefit your organisation?

Windows 10 S: what is it and how could it benefit your organisation?
By Rebecca Lambert | 08 May 2017

Microsoft's newest OS will be available on devices from next month. We see how it compares

The top ways mobile banks can acquire new customers

The top ways mobile banks can acquire new customers
By Rebecca Lambert | 03 May 2017

Mobile banking offerings must cater for the masses, finds new report from Efma and Wavestone

Fewer than half of businesses have a digital strategy, finds Harvard report

Fewer than half of businesses have a digital strategy, finds Harvard report
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 May 2017

A Harvard Business Review Analytic Services report forecasts who will win in the digital economy

Hannover Messe 2017: Trekstor IoT watch could replace handheld devices

Hannover Messe 2017: Trekstor IoT watch could replace handheld devices
By Rebecca Lambert | 25 April 2017

The Windows 10 IoT Core device takes advantage of Microsoft Azure Cloud services

Hannover Messe 2017: Sarcos Robotics and Microsoft develop AI robot

Hannover Messe 2017: Sarcos Robotics and Microsoft develop AI robot
By Rebecca Lambert | 25 April 2017

The Guardian S robot uses the Azure IoT Suite and more to carry out inspections in difficult terrains

From paper to digital: NHS Wales turns to iBabs to digitise meetings

From paper to digital: NHS Wales turns to iBabs to digitise meetings
By Rebecca Lambert | 18 April 2017

NHS Wales board members have moved to paperless meetings, saving them time, money and paper, using iBabs software

Digital transformation in financial services: from strategy to reality

Digital transformation in financial services: from strategy to reality
By Rebecca Lambert | 17 April 2017

We discuss Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy and hear from Karen Cone about the difference it is making in financial services. Rebecca Lambert finds out more

We discuss Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy and hear about the difference it is making in financial services

Consistency is key for tackling hybrid cloud complexity, says Microsoft

Consistency is key for tackling hybrid cloud complexity, says Microsoft
By Rebecca Lambert | 13 April 2017

Julia White, Microsoft’s corporate vice president, shares findings from a new hybrid cloud report

Businesses are choosing to invest in cloud over servers, says Gartner

Businesses are choosing to invest in cloud over servers, says Gartner
By Rebecca Lambert | 10 April 2017

Analyst expects businesses to rent more server power in the cloud, rather than buy and maintain their own

New Microsoft report explores the opportunities to be had from PSD2

New Microsoft report explores the opportunities to be had from PSD2
By Rebecca Lambert | 04 April 2017

PSD2 will serve as catalyst for digital transformation, says report co-published with Accenture-Avanade

HPE ES-CSC merger relaunches as DXC Technology

HPE ES-CSC merger relaunches as DXC Technology
By Rebecca Lambert | 03 April 2017

The new business promises to support companies with digital transformation

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

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