Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for more than a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She is the editor of The Record and on a daily basis can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future

Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future
By Lindsay James | 08 June 2017

The future supermarket will be centred around providing innovative new experiences for customers

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'

Brad Smith says cyberattack hitting 150 countries is a 'wake-up call'
By Lindsay James | 15 May 2017

The WannaCrypt ransomware has impacted organisations including the NHS, FedEx and Renault 

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit to gain seamless end-to-end data security for Microsoft Azure

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit 

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

£1.3 million Cracking the Code initiative will help children in Wales prepare for the jobs of the future 

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces
By Lindsay James | 23 June 2017

The Block by Block programme is enabling residents to improve public spaces around the world

The Associated Press trials Microsoft Power BI for data visualisation

The Associated Press trials Microsoft Power BI for data visualisation
By Lindsay James | 19 June 2017

The news cooperative will trial Power BI to expand the way in which it shares data with members

Six things you need to know about Windows 10 S

Six things you need to know about Windows 10 S
By Lindsay James | 16 June 2017

The new Windows 10 S operating system has been streamlined for security and performance

The top technologies for security in 2017

The top technologies for security in 2017
By Lindsay James | 15 June 2017

Gartner has outlined the top security technologies and their implications for enterprises in 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer
By Lindsay James | 12 June 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft are developing topological qubits, which could form a future quantum computer

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million
By Lindsay James | 09 June 2017

The acquisition comes following Microsoft’s bid to invest more than US$1 billion in cybersecurity R&D

What to expect from the next generation of Skype

What to expect from the next generation of Skype
By Lindsay James | 02 June 2017

Skype has unveiled a completely rebuilt service, with new features to help people chat, call and share

Global CIO for Domino’s praises Microsoft Azure

Global CIO for Domino’s praises Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 01 June 2017

Wayne McMahon commends Microsoft Azure for being scalable, robust, secure and globally available

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say
By Lindsay James | 31 May 2017

AI could enable drones to find and rescue people in remote areas with limited network connectivity

Kempinski Hotels reaps the rewards of Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Kempinski Hotels reaps the rewards of Microsoft Dynamics NAV
By Lindsay James | 26 May 2017

The international hotel chain has improved inventory management and reduced operational costs

Surface Studio to be released in the UK next month

Surface Studio to be released in the UK next month
By Lindsay James | 26 May 2017

Architects can sketch ideas with the Surface Pen and then put them into production using 3D modelling

How Auckland Transport is embracing digital transformation

How Auckland Transport is embracing digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 25 May 2017

Auckland Transport is using the cloud to help people navigate the city by car, bike, bus, ferry and train


IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?
By Lindsay James | 22 May 2017

Willis Towers Watson warns that the new global standard will be a major challenge for insurers

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams
By Lindsay James | 19 May 2017

Courtney Gregoire explains how Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit is combatting tech support fraud

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue
By Lindsay James | 18 May 2017

The new Amdocs Cloud-Fusion solution leverages Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure 

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK
By Lindsay James | 17 May 2017

As a result, fifteen more firms have joined the Microsoft Surface Hub partner programme

Microsoft to help General Fusion accelerate clean energy development

Microsoft to help General Fusion accelerate clean energy development
By Lindsay James | 15 May 2017

General Fusion will use Microsoft's big data and machine learning expertise to explore plasma data

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate
By Lindsay James | 12 May 2017

At the event Microsoft demonstrated several new innovations that will transform developers' lives

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal

Intercede wins US$1 million cybersecurity deal
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Under the contract, Intercede solutions will be used to manage digital credentials for over 100,000 entities

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts

How Designplan is using tech to create lighting that lasts
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan Lighting is saving time and increasing its rate of production

Using solutions from Siemens PLM Software, Designplan is saving time and increasing production

What will the patient journey of the future look like?

What will the patient journey of the future look like?
By Lindsay James | 10 May 2017

How the digital healthcare industry is transforming the patient experience across Asia 

How the broadcasting industry is evolving

How the broadcasting industry is evolving
By Lindsay James | 08 May 2017

Gartner says spending on consumer video media services will reach US$314 billion in 2017

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York

How Microsoft is driving smart city innovations in New York
By Lindsay James | 05 May 2017

This week saw the first ever Smart Cities NYC event open its doors. Leaders from government, business and startups converged to discover how smart city initiatives are making an impact around the globe.

The first ever Smart Cities NYC event has showcased how smart city initiatives are making an impact

What to expect from next week’s RBTE event

What to expect from next week’s RBTE event
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2017

The worldwide retail community will head to London’s Olympia next week when RBTE opens its doors 

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX

The benefits of implementing PLM inside Dynamics AX
By Lindsay James | 04 May 2017

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork is anticipating a wealth of new efficiencies thanks to the integration of Bluestar PLM within its Dynamics AX ERP system

Global pipeline control systems manufacturer Rotork has turned to Bluestar PLM for help

Five ways in which the banking industry needs to evolve

Five ways in which the banking industry needs to evolve
By Lindsay James | 28 April 2017

A new report from Efma and ATKearney titled ‘Reinventing Retail Banking’ has revealed five areas of retail financial services that have not yet reached their full potential

A new report from Efma and ATKearney has revealed the areas where bankers need to focus their efforts 

Michelle Obama announced as featured speaker at Microsoft Envision

Michelle Obama announced as featured speaker at Microsoft Envision
By Lindsay James | 27 April 2017

The former first lady of the US will speak at the Microsoft event in Orlando, Florida later this year 

New business solutions and capabilities are coming to Microsoft Dynamics 365

New business solutions and capabilities are coming to Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Lindsay James | 26 April 2017

New features include integration with LinkedIn, talent management services and industry-specific apps