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.

Why ClearBank will make a difference in the UK

Why ClearBank will make a difference in the UK
By Lindsay James | 07 April 2017

Nick Ogden, ClearBank’s executive chairman, tells Lindsay James why the UK financial services market needs a new clearing bank

Nick Ogden, ClearBank’s executive chairman, explains why the UK market is ripe for a clearing bank 

Microsoft to further collaborate with Toyota on connected car tech

Microsoft to further collaborate with Toyota on connected car tech
By Lindsay James | 23 March 2017

The agreement aims to help Toyota to deliver new, contextual and immersive experiences to customers

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 

What to expect from this year's RBTE event

What to expect from this year's RBTE event
By Lindsay James | 24 April 2017

Matt Bradley, event director at RBTE, gives us a sneak preview into this year’s conference which takes place at Olympia in London from 8-9 May

Matt Bradley, event director at RBTE, gives us a sneak preview into this year’s conference 

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Chessington Garden Centre expands with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Microsoft’s ERP solution combines with LS Retail’s POS solution to deliver new efficiencies 

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello

Lloyds Banking Group is first in its industry to trial Windows Hello
By Lindsay James | 21 April 2017

Customers of Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland will benefit from new biometric functionality

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman

Ensuring a hitch-free premiere of Batman v Superman
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch

With help from Microsoft, Warner Brothers premiered Batman v Superman to the masses without a hitch 

The tech that has saved Sodexo tens of millions of dollars

The tech that has saved Sodexo tens of millions of dollars
By Lindsay James | 20 April 2017

Using Microsoft tech to transform on a global scale, Sodexo has achieved significant new efficiencies

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’

How Microsoft is helping to create ‘the newspaper of dreams’
By Lindsay James | 19 April 2017

Publico24 is leveraging the Microsoft cloud to help the media industry to create personalised content  

The Spring issue of The Record is out now

The Spring issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 13 April 2017

The latest issue of The Record is available in print and digital formats

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future

Microsoft, Esri and Frequentis create the control room of the future
By Lindsay James | 06 April 2017

Victims of crime will receive better and quicker help from police thanks to Microsoft and its partners 

Businesses can expect 14% revenue boost from modernising IT systems

Businesses can expect 14% revenue boost from modernising IT systems
By Lindsay James | 06 April 2017

Avanade report highlights benefits to the bottom line, including over 13% reduction in operating costs

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech

How Special Olympics is leveraging Microsoft tech
By Lindsay James | 05 April 2017

With its new Azure-enabled system, Special Olympics has access to more data than ever before

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield
By Lindsay James | 03 April 2017

Search365 recognises that data can only be useful in a managed, searchable system

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices

Department for Education rolls out Microsoft Surface devices
By Lindsay James | 31 March 2017

The devices will transform the way the government department’s staff work and improve ties with schools 

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world

Microsoft’s president calls for greater security and privacy in the digital world
By Lindsay James | 30 March 2017

Brad Smith says companies like Microsoft are on the front lines to help fight against nation state attacks

“There is no place for digital exclusion in the UK,” says MP

“There is no place for digital exclusion in the UK,” says MP
By Lindsay James | 29 March 2017

A new parliamentary group has been set up to look at how the UK will be affected by new technologies 

How Fox’s Biscuits has boosted its customer service levels

How Fox’s Biscuits has boosted its customer service levels
By Lindsay James | 27 March 2017

The UK biscuit company has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices

The UK biscuit company has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices

Digital skills will help new teachers manage their increasing workload

Digital skills will help new teachers manage their increasing workload
By Lindsay James | 27 March 2017

Microsoft’s Student Teacher Education Programme is being adopted by universities to help new teachers 

Study finds significant gap between digital strategy and execution

Study finds significant gap between digital strategy and execution
By Lindsay James | 24 March 2017

New research from Acquia finds that many companies are not delivering on their digital ambitions 

How big data is levelling the playing field for charities

How big data is levelling the playing field for charities
By Lindsay James | 17 March 2017

Attendees at Microsoft’s recent Tech4Good event heard how charities are achieving new insights  

Microsoft House opens its doors in Milan

Microsoft House opens its doors in Milan
By Lindsay James | 16 March 2017

The new headquarters of Microsoft Italy aims to promote innovation and collaboration

More efficient engineering change at Mobile Technologies Inc

More efficient engineering change at Mobile Technologies Inc
By Lindsay James | 13 March 2017

Using Bluestar PLM’s solution running on Microsoft Dynamics AX, Mobile Technologies Inc has reduced time spent on engineering change order processes by 80%

Mobile Technologies Inc has implemented Bluestar PLM’s solution running on Microsoft Dynamics AX

Microsoft and Steelcase combine to unlock creativity at work

Microsoft and Steelcase combine to unlock creativity at work
By Lindsay James | 13 March 2017

The partnership will help companies both physically and digitally revolutionise their workplaces

How Efma’s CEO is instigating change in financial services

How Efma’s CEO is instigating change in financial services
By Lindsay James | 10 March 2017

Since his appointment as Efma’s CEO in 2015, Vincent Bastid has initiated a huge amount of change. Here he explains how he is paving the way for a new financial services landscape via industry-wide collaboration

Efma CEO Vincent Bastid explains how he is paving the way for a new financial services landscape

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability
By Lindsay James | 08 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson has included machine learning in the latest edition of its Radar pricing software

Creating business efficiency and growth at Planet Dryers

Creating business efficiency and growth at Planet Dryers
By Lindsay James | 06 March 2017

The industrial specialist Planet Dryers is using Solid Edge from Siemens PLM Software to design customised food processing machines quickly and easily

Planet Dryers is using Solid Edge from Siemens PLM Software to design machines quickly and easily

Microsoft joins blockchain innovators in Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Microsoft joins blockchain innovators in Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
By Lindsay James | 06 March 2017

The newly formed enterprise collaboration will drive Ethereum blockchain technology best practices

The benefits of Yammer's new integration with Office 365 Groups

The benefits of Yammer's new integration with Office 365 Groups
By Lindsay James | 03 March 2017

Yammer empowers people to work out loud and connect with others across their organisation

Companies are missing the human touch in their cybersecurity efforts

Companies are missing the human touch in their cybersecurity efforts
By Lindsay James | 02 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson research shows that people are responsible for two-thirds (66%) of cyber breaches

Five tips for successfully navigating digital transformation

Five tips for successfully navigating digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 27 February 2017

The Microsoft Business team has come up with five tips that will help CXOs stay ahead of the game

Azure Search launches for Microsoft's cloud customers in the UK

Azure Search launches for Microsoft's cloud customers in the UK
By Lindsay James | 24 February 2017

Azure Search can analyse the text typed into an app’s search box and recognises 56 different languages