Author: Elly Yates-Roberts

Elly Yates-Roberts is a writer for The Record, reporting on the latest news from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

 

 

itim launches pricing and promotions software built on Microsoft SQL Server

itim launches pricing and promotions software built on Microsoft SQL Server
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 December 2018

Software finds the best promotions for retailers using data on social media trends and the weather 

Microsoft Teams adoption to double within two years

Microsoft Teams adoption to double within two years
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 December 2018

Spiceworks study finds the Office 365 app is catching up Skype for Business in popularity

AI provides US$300 billion opportunity for retail firms, finds Capgemini

AI provides US$300 billion opportunity for retail firms, finds Capgemini
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 December 2018

Recent study reveals the value of artificial intelligence when implemented correctly 

Wilson Parking launches digital solution on Microsoft Azure cloud

Wilson Parking launches digital solution on Microsoft Azure cloud
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 December 2018

Service offers drivers using the new Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge a more seamless experience

Microsoft adds audio description and subtitles to Skype and PowerPoint

Microsoft adds audio description and subtitles to Skype and PowerPoint
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 December 2018

Features aim to help those hard of hearing, learning a language or listening to non-native languages

Microsoft and BlackRock to reimagine retirement planning

Microsoft and BlackRock to reimagine retirement planning
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 December 2018

Partnership aims to help people foster better saving and investment habits for the future

Interop 2019: The Unbiased IT Conference

Interop 2019: The Unbiased IT Conference
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 December 2018

20-23 May 2019; Las Vegas

Event offers delegates the chance to discuss challenges, products and services with IT experts 

RSA Conference announces keynote speakers for 2019

RSA Conference announces keynote speakers for 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 December 2018

Two stages will host keynotes and panels featuring industry experts and special guest Tina Fey 

LSAC chooses Microsoft Surface Go to digitise admission tests

LSAC chooses Microsoft Surface Go to digitise admission tests
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 December 2018

Law school will use the technology to improve efficiency of key processes

DXC Technology to open two new Analytics Migration Factories

DXC Technology to open two new Analytics Migration Factories
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 December 2018

The move aims to help clients accelerate their move to Microsoft Azure 

Estendio uses Microsoft AI and Azure to create ‘Present Pal’ app

Estendio uses Microsoft AI and Azure to create ‘Present Pal’ app
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 December 2018

Solution integrates with PowerPoint to help users reduce anxiety around public speaking 

Microsoft president outlines the challenges posed by facial recognition

Microsoft president outlines the challenges posed by facial recognition
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 December 2018

Brad Smith is calling for extensive legislation to protect the use of the innovative technology

UK is a leader in supply chain digitisation, finds Capgemini

UK is a leader in supply chain digitisation, finds Capgemini
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 December 2018

Report also reveals that companies are not focusing enough on strategic priorities

Volkswagen reveals its vision for the future of connected cars

Volkswagen reveals its vision for the future of connected cars
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 December 2018

New vehicles using Microsoft Azure and IoT Edge will be the “future of convenience” 

Scottish researchers use Azure to boost Alzheimer’s research

Scottish researchers use Azure to boost Alzheimer’s research
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 December 2018

Aridhia will store data from its largest research project on the Microsoft cloud platform

CodeTwo releases new version of Backup for Office 365

CodeTwo releases new version of Backup for Office 365
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 December 2018

Solution now offers customers the ability to archive Microsoft SharePoint data 

Leeds United chooses Barracuda Networks for data protection

Leeds United chooses Barracuda Networks for data protection
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 December 2018

Barracuda’s Message Archiver will make storing and accessing e-mails quicker and more secure

Star Storage launches new version of SEAL for Microsoft Office

Star Storage launches new version of SEAL for Microsoft Office
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 December 2018

The software helps customers archive e-mails and Microsoft Word documents for business purposes

Redgate Software Webinar: SQL in the City Streamed

Redgate Software Webinar: SQL in the City Streamed
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 December 2018

12 December 2018

The event will help attendees broaden their skill sets, support learning and showcase industry innovations

Microsoft and Mastercard to advance digital identity innovations

Microsoft and Mastercard to advance digital identity innovations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 December 2018

Collaboration aims to offer a secure, instant way to verify one’s digital identity

Fenestrae uses Microsoft SharePoint and Udocx to improve logistics

Fenestrae uses Microsoft SharePoint and Udocx to improve logistics
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 December 2018

Combination of tech eliminates paper and improves energy efficiency and accuracy

Microsoft has redesigned its Office apps to reflect new world of work

Microsoft has redesigned its Office apps to reflect new world of work
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 November 2018

Transformation mirrors the simplicity and collaboration offered by the Office suite


 

What does the future hold for machine learning?

What does the future hold for machine learning?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 November 2018

Christopher Bishop from the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge discusses the importance of data

Happit expands Office 365 adoption service to London and fintech industry

Happit expands Office 365 adoption service to London and fintech industry
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 November 2018

The single-click learning service will support UK-based Microsoft partners during cloud implementations

How Renault Sport’s Formula One team is succeeding with Microsoft tech

How Renault Sport’s Formula One team is succeeding with Microsoft tech
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 November 2018

Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI are enabling greater insight into data

Landscape Structures uses Microsoft Dynamics AX to improve efficiency

Landscape Structures uses Microsoft Dynamics AX to improve efficiency
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 November 2018

Playground design firm has also reduced costs with paperless robotic process automation

Microsoft partner Itron launches Smart City Challenge

Microsoft partner Itron launches Smart City Challenge
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 November 2018

Developers invited to use company’s Microsoft-based IoT platform to solve city infrastructure issues

Barbri chooses Microsoft Azure-based video editor, Blackbird

Barbri chooses Microsoft Azure-based video editor, Blackbird
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 November 2018

The law exam preparation company will use Forbidden Technologies’ software to improve training videos

Maersk Drilling adopts Microsoft HoloLens

Maersk Drilling adopts Microsoft HoloLens
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2018

Mixed reality solution will improve efficiency and security for Danish rig operator

Microsoft’s Cindy Rose favours proposed Brexit deal over ‘no deal’

Microsoft’s Cindy Rose favours proposed Brexit deal over ‘no deal’
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2018

Theresa May’s agreement protects the businesses of customers and partners

interworks.cloud now integrated with Microsoft Electronic Service Delivery

interworks.cloud now integrated with Microsoft Electronic Service Delivery
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2018

Fully-integrated tools offer distributors savings in time and money

FotoWare software now used by over 80% of UK police forces

FotoWare software now used by over 80% of UK police forces
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 November 2018

The solution helps officers work more efficiently by speeding up administration