Amadeus and Microsoft partner to deliver modern travel experiences

Amadeus and Microsoft partner to deliver modern travel experiences
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 February 2021

Firms will use cloud technology to foster innovation and create new hyper-personalised services

Optimising processes with artificial intelligence

Optimising processes with artificial intelligence
By Mar Jorba | 26 February 2021

MECOMS is exploring how AI can help drive efficiency for utility businesses

MECOMS is exploring how AI can help drive efficiency for utility businesses

Microsoft Ignite 2021: virtually (unstoppable) together

Microsoft Ignite 2021: virtually (unstoppable) together
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 February 2021

2-4 March 2021; virtual event

Attendees can hear from community members to help accelerate technology on a global scale 

Microsoft launches financial services, manufacturing and non-profit clouds

Microsoft launches financial services, manufacturing and non-profit clouds

Microsoft

By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 February 2021

Platforms will help users to “deliver value faster and adapt quickly to changing conditions”

Putting partners first for better brand growth

Putting partners first for better brand growth
Basware
By Alex Smith | 25 February 2021

Basware is collaborating closely with its partner network to explore new business avenues

Basware is collaborating closely with its partner network to explore new business avenues

Accenture and Microsoft to support UK’s net-zero carbon goal

Accenture and Microsoft to support UK’s net-zero carbon goal
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 February 2021

Firms will help utility and energy companies lower the cost of decarbonising electricity in the UK

International Hotel Technology Forum 2021: reinventing hospitality

International Hotel Technology Forum 2021: reinventing hospitality
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 24 February 2021

27-28 April 2021; virtual event

Attendees can hear from leading hotel brands about the best solutions to address Covid-19

Microsoft is developing the driverless future

Microsoft is developing the driverless future

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By Alex Smith | 24 February 2021

The long-held goal of autonomous mobility is coming into sight for the automotive industry, but will require a dramatic shift in the way companies think about vehicle design

Autonomous mobility, while on the horizon, will require a dramatic shift in vehicle design

Microsoft partners with media firms to fight misinformation

Microsoft partners with media firms to fight misinformation
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 February 2021

New Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity aims to share source of online content

A secure partnership for meeting customers in the cloud

A secure partnership for meeting customers in the cloud
By Chris Hill | 23 February 2021

Barracuda and Microsoft are tightly integrating their solutions to deliver secure and scalable SD-WAN services

Barracuda and Microsoft are integrating their solutions to deliver secure and scalable services

ARC European Industry Forum 2021: post-Covid-19 technology

ARC European Industry Forum 2021: post-Covid-19 technology
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 February 2021

18-19 May 2021; virtual event

Attendees can learn more about accelerating digital transformation after the pandemic

Traditional point of sale just takes too long

Traditional point of sale just takes too long
By Abhijit Killedar | 22 February 2021

Retailers should implement a headless framework to gain control of their digital and in-store commerce stack and meet customer expectations

Retailers should implement a headless framework to meet customer expectations

International Hotel Technology Forum: Asia

International Hotel Technology Forum: Asia
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 February 2021

23-24 March 2021; virtual event

Event aims to address the challenges facing the hospitality industry caused by Covid-19

Microsoft to release Office 2021 and LTSC

Microsoft to release Office 2021 and LTSC
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 February 2021

Productivity suite updates will provide an alternative to cloud-based software

Reuters Events Digital Health: improving healthcare for all

Reuters Events Digital Health: improving healthcare for all
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 February 2021

16-17 June 2021; virtual event

Attendees can join industry experts to learn how to improve access to care and reduce costs

Accenture Interactive and Microsoft are delivering the future of marketing

Accenture Interactive and Microsoft are delivering the future of marketing
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By Alex Smith | 19 February 2021

As customer experiences become more personalised and contextual, Accenture Interactive and Microsoft are partnering to enable marketeers in the Middle East and Africa to embrace new opportunities using technology

Firms are helping marketeers in the Middle East and Africa to embrace new opportunities using technology 

ThreatLocker to open new European headquarters in Ireland

ThreatLocker to open new European headquarters in Ireland
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 February 2021

Move will enable the firm to better deliver cybersecurity solutions to EMEA customers

Unblur webinar: transforming public safety

Unblur webinar: transforming public safety
Unblur
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 February 2021

25 February 2021; virtual event

Attendees can learn how digitisation is changing the emergency services landscape

Improving patient experiences with cloud-enabled healthcare

Improving patient experiences with cloud-enabled healthcare
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By Mike Pietig | 18 February 2021

Avtex is using the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare to help organisations engage their patients, deliver care and improve health outcomes during and following the Covid-19 pandemic

Avtex is using the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare to help organisations during the Covid-19 pandemic

Every swipe tells a story to help battle fraud

Every swipe tells a story to help battle fraud
By Ayelet Eliezer | 17 February 2021

Digital behaviour patterns, combined with artificial intelligence-powered risk models, are changing the way financial institutions detect fraud in the mobile channel

Digital behaviour patterns are changing the way financial institutions detect mobile fraud 

Unilever deploys Microsoft Viva for better work-life balance

Unilever deploys Microsoft Viva for better work-life balance
Unilever
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 February 2021

Firm can use the platform to understand how work patterns affect employee well-being

Driving autonomous mobility transformation

Driving autonomous mobility transformation
By Alex Smith | 16 February 2021

DXC Luxoft’s Marek Jersak and Matthias Bauhammer discuss building, validating and integrating the autonomous driver into the car

DXC Luxoft executives discuss integrating the autonomous driver into the car

10 ways to improve performance of a Windows 10 PC

10 ways to improve performance of a Windows 10 PC
Kingston Technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 February 2021

Kingston Technology has outlined a series of helpful tips for optimising your processing speed

Schneider Electric and Wood to deliver automation solutions

Schneider Electric and Wood to deliver automation solutions
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 February 2021

The partnership will help energy and industrial customers “thrive in the digital economy”

Why AI is the key to digital transformation

Why AI is the key to digital transformation
By Rohana Meade | 15 February 2021

Automating paper-based processes is now a top priority for most companies and an easy way to achieve this goal is to harness the power of artificial intelligence

Harnessing the power of AI will help organisations to automate paper-based processes

Internet Retailing Expo 2021: Engage digital platform

Internet Retailing Expo 2021: Engage digital platform
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 February 2021

Virtual platform

Forum will provide retailers with advice, tools and support to improve e-commerce

Healthcare innovation and digital transformation

Healthcare innovation and digital transformation
Rapid Response Revival
By Sally Frank | 12 February 2021

Many organisations are implementing Microsoft technologies to improve healthcare delivery and quality

Many firms are implementing Microsoft solutions to improve healthcare delivery and quality

ECB partners with Microsoft to “redefine” cricket

ECB partners with Microsoft to “redefine” cricket
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 February 2021

Project will explore how AI, data and analytics can inform the performance of England’s teams

Microsoft and Volkswagen to build Automated Driving Platform

Microsoft and Volkswagen to build Automated Driving Platform
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 February 2021

Azure-hosted service will “accelerate the development of automated driving”, says Microsoft

Why compliance recording is relevant to remote workers

Why compliance recording is relevant to remote workers
By Katrin Henkel | 11 February 2021

The new ASC Recording Insights for Microsoft Teams is empowering financial services providers to ensure their employees can comply with industry regulations while working from home

ASC Recording Insights for Microsoft Teams is helping financial services companies comply with regulations

Bizdirect becomes Microsoft ISV Development Center

Bizdirect becomes Microsoft ISV Development Center
Bizdirect
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 February 2021

Firm can now help software vendors scale up and grow more quickly using Microsoft applications

Decisions expands secure voting in Microsoft Teams

Decisions expands secure voting in Microsoft Teams
Decisions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 10 February 2021

New feature one of several updates designed to improve the meeting experience

Creating innovative ways to communicate

Creating innovative ways to communicate
By Alex Smith | 10 February 2021

Telecommunications companies are leveraging the transformative capabilities of 5G networks and the cloud to develop new services and business models

Telcos are using 5G networks and the cloud to develop new services and business models

EduTECH Europe 2021: redefining education technology

EduTECH Europe 2021: redefining education technology
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 February 2021

28-29 April 2021; virtual event

Event will bring together those working to lift and lead education in Europe 

PwC deploys new Azure-based toolset for mergers and acquisitions

PwC deploys new Azure-based toolset for mergers and acquisitions
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 February 2021

Firm’s Decision Analytics Platform has already been used for 150 deals in eight countries this year

Achieving holistic automation with ICONICS software

Achieving holistic automation with ICONICS software
By Melissa Topp | 09 February 2021

ICONICS software is helping manufacturing companies to connect their IT and operational technology and automate their processes to boost productivity and lower costs

The firm is helping manufacturers to boost productivity and lower costs

Microsoft to phase out legacy Edge browser by April 2021

Microsoft to phase out legacy Edge browser by April 2021
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 February 2021

Organisation will no longer provide security updates for the browser after 9 March

Delivering impact for industry and community

Delivering impact for industry and community
Microsoft
By April Walker | 08 February 2021

The US Microsoft Technology Centers have aligned their efforts to create a national organisation to help industries and communities navigate their digital transformation journeys through a changing world

The US MTCs are helping industries and communities navigate digital transformation 

Transforming retail landscapes in the face of crises

Transforming retail landscapes in the face of crises
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By Rebecca Gibson | 05 February 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has expedited the growth of e-commerce and it’s imperative for retailers and consumer packaged goods vendors to reimagine their operations if they want to stay competitive. We ask Microsoft and its partners how they can achieve this

We ask Microsoft and its partners how they are reimagining operations to stay competitive

Kaiser Permanente expands cloud use with Accenture and Microsoft

Kaiser Permanente expands cloud use with Accenture and Microsoft
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 February 2021

Collaboration aims to deliver better digital experiences to Kaiser Permanente’s patients

Microsoft launches employee experience platform Microsoft Viva

Microsoft launches employee experience platform Microsoft Viva
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 February 2021

Solution aims to “help organisations create a thriving culture with engaged employees”

Microsoft makes Custom Neural Voice available on Azure

Microsoft makes Custom Neural Voice available on Azure
Microsoft/AT&T
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 February 2021

Text-to-speech capability creates highly realistic custom, synthetic voices

Improving supply chain visibility with RFID tags

Improving supply chain visibility with RFID tags
By Charles Dressler | 04 February 2021

Radio-frequency identification tags are a key part of any inventory tracking system, so ensuring their quality and durability is essential in modern business

Ensuring the success of your inventory tracking system is essential in modern business

Microsoft supports Australian Government in new media proposal

Microsoft supports Australian Government in new media proposal
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 February 2021

Bing could replace Google search functions in the country following new legislative changes

EY launches solution to aid Covid-19 vaccine distribution

EY launches solution to aid Covid-19 vaccine distribution
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 February 2021

New offering uses Microsoft technologies including Azure, Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform

Pursuing growth through collaboration and partnership

Pursuing growth through collaboration and partnership
By Alex Smith | 03 February 2021

Basware is looking to drive revenue by taking a more open approach to collaboration

NHS migrates mailboxes to Microsoft Azure for cloud-first healthcare

NHS migrates mailboxes to Microsoft Azure for cloud-first healthcare
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 February 2021

Move will give staff access to the latest Microsoft 365 productivity capabilities

Nice launches Microsoft Teams integration for CXone contact centre

Nice launches Microsoft Teams integration for CXone contact centre
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 February 2021

Users can access Nice’s contact centre from Teams and use Engage real-time recording

Embracing the rise of the hybrid meeting

Embracing the rise of the hybrid meeting
Decisions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 02 February 2021

Jørgen Solberg shares how Decisions is building on the Microsoft Teams experience to take virtual and hybrid meetings to the next level

Decisions is building on Microsoft Teams to take virtual meetings to the next level

Microsoft reduces emissions by 6 per cent since sustainability pledge

Microsoft reduces emissions by 6 per cent since sustainability pledge
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2021

The firm has published a new sustainability report that outlines efforts to become zero waste

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