Artificial Intelligence

Read about all of the latest news and announcements related to artificial intelligence

Whisky distillery uses Microsoft tech for new flavour combinations

Whisky distillery uses Microsoft tech for new flavour combinations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 May 2019

Mackmyra will use AI to combine existing recipes, customer preferences and sales data

Microsoft teams with education provider to close the AI skills gap

Microsoft teams with education provider to close the AI skills gap
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 May 2019

Partnership with General Assembly will provide 15,000 workers with essential knowledge

Microsoft launches first Africa Development Centre

Microsoft launches first Africa Development Centre
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 May 2019

Move will provide employment opportunities for locals and drive technological innovation

AI will have profound effects on the UK economy, says PwC

AI will have profound effects on the UK economy, says PwC
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 May 2019

New research shows that feelings are mixed but overall it could help drive enterprise business

Reports show that AI can transform UK healthcare

Reports show that AI can transform UK healthcare
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 May 2019

Microsoft health expert says the technology could also give doctors more time with patients

Mobile World Congress Shangai 2019: intelligent connectivity

Mobile World Congress Shangai 2019: intelligent connectivity
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 May 2019

26-28 June 2019; Shanghai

Event welcomes over 550 organisations to showcase the industry’s latest innovations

Microsoft and SK Telecom join to provide new IT opportunities

Microsoft and SK Telecom join to provide new IT opportunities
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 May 2019

Firms sign MOU to drive IoT business, 5G, AI, the cloud and new ways of working

Social media is an essential part of online retail, says Episerver

Social media is an essential part of online retail, says Episerver
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 May 2019

Firm’s Digital Experience Cloud uses Azure-based AI to help retailers connect with their customers 

Starbucks uses Microsoft tech to personalise the customer experience

Starbucks uses Microsoft tech to personalise the customer experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 May 2019

Coffee giant is leveraging the Azure cloud, IoT and blockchain to connect bean to cup

Build 2019: Microsoft showcases new features in Graph and Edge solutions

Build 2019: Microsoft showcases new features in Graph and Edge solutions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 May 2019

Firm also outlines its vision for chatbots in the future of business

Build 2019: Microsoft introduces new cloud and developer tools

Build 2019: Microsoft introduces new cloud and developer tools
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 May 2019

Releases include AI-driven innovations across Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure

Microsoft delivers new features in Azure for cloud and edge computing

Microsoft delivers new features in Azure for cloud and edge computing
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 May 2019

Move gives developers advanced capabilities using AI, mixed reality, IoT and blockchain

Santander partners with Microsoft to drive digital transformation

Santander partners with Microsoft to drive digital transformation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 May 2019

Collaboration will see the bank use Azure cloud plus data, AI and cognitive services

London Tech Week 2019: exploring inclusivity, AI and the future of work

London Tech Week 2019: exploring inclusivity, AI and the future of work
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 May 2019

This year’s event, backed by the UK government, will highlight the industry’s need for diversity

How new technologies challenge insurance

How new technologies challenge insurance
By Lindsay James | 01 May 2019

Alice Underwood and Dave Ovenden from Willis Towers Watson discuss how technology is impacting the insurance industry and what we can expect to see in the years to come

Willis Towers Watson’s Alice Underwood and Dave Ovenden discuss what we can expect to see in the years to come

Microsoft invests in UND to accelerate US drone industry innovation

Microsoft invests in UND to accelerate US drone industry innovation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 May 2019

Funding is part of TechSpark initiative to boost economic opportunities in North Dakota

Bee’ah boosts energy efficiency with Microsoft and Johnson Controls

Bee’ah boosts energy efficiency with Microsoft and Johnson Controls
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 April 2019

Sustainability firm will benefit from cloud-based intelligent edge systems

AI helps banks create more personal and tailored interactions, says VeriPark

AI helps banks create more personal and tailored interactions, says VeriPark
By Guest | 26 April 2019

Wim Geukens explains how new technology will enhance the personal touch in banking

Downer uses Microsoft Azure to improve train safety in Sydney

Downer uses Microsoft Azure to improve train safety in Sydney
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 April 2019

Firm’s TrainDNA solution stores and analyses data to enhance engineers’ decision-making

AI could reduce global emissions by 4%, say PwC and Microsoft

AI could reduce global emissions by 4%, say PwC and Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 April 2019

New research suggests that the technology could also create as many as 38 million new jobs

Microsoft partners with educators to bridge the technology skills gap

Microsoft partners with educators to bridge the technology skills gap
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 April 2019

Collaboration provides programmes to help students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow

Risk EMEA 2019: three streams to encourage discussion and networking

Risk EMEA 2019: three streams to encourage discussion and networking
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 April 2019

Event will welcome over 300 attendees to hear from over 70 speakers on risk and regulation

Achieving brand dominance with Microsoft

Achieving brand dominance with Microsoft
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 April 2019

Retaining relevance with customers is a daily battle for retailers. We ask Shelley Bransten for the secret to success and learn how the firm and its partners are helping them to achieve this goal

Shelley Bransten explains the secret to success when retaining relevance with customers

Microsoft and OpenClassrooms to train students with AI skills

Microsoft and OpenClassrooms to train students with AI skills
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2019

Partnership aims to help employers fill their high-tech roles with qualified graduates of the programme

Microsoft and Cisco to headline UC Expo 2019

Microsoft and Cisco to headline UC Expo 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 April 2019

Representatives will speak about artificial intelligence in business communication and collaboration