ESPC21 Online to provide pre-event tutorials for digital transformation

ESPC21 Online to provide pre-event tutorials for digital transformation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 May 2021

Sessions drive professional development covering topics such as Power BI, SharePoint and Azure

Microsoft and WPP drive content production with new Cloud Studio

Microsoft and WPP drive content production with new Cloud Studio
WPP
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 May 2021

The Azure-based platform will enable greater collaboration between WPP teams around the world

Surviving and thriving during a global pandemic

Surviving and thriving during a global pandemic
Giacom
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 May 2021

Giacom’s Mike Wardell discusses the necessity of partnership in a challenging business landscape and how AI is becoming increasingly important to business survival

Giacom’s Mike Wardell discusses the necessity of partnership and AI in a challenging business landscape 

Demandbase acquires InsideView and DemandMatrix

Demandbase acquires InsideView and DemandMatrix
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 May 2021

Move will enable firm to expand its business-to-business data and intelligence solutions

Adversity breeds innovation, says Microsoft’s Shelley Bransten

Adversity breeds innovation, says Microsoft’s Shelley Bransten
Microsoft
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 05 May 2021

We spoke with Microsoft’s Shelley Bransten about the new Microsoft Cloud for Retail, the importance of the partner ecosystem in meeting the needs of end consumers, and how the Covid-19 pandemic has helped progressive retailers to drive sales

The retail lead discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has helped progressive retailers to drive sales 
 

Microsoft launches digital skills programme in UK schools

Microsoft launches digital skills programme in UK schools
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 May 2021

Initiative will introduce students to technology sector and topics such as AI, IoT and coding

Money20/20 USA: driving fintech’s biggest conversation

Money20/20 USA: driving fintech’s biggest conversation
Money20/20
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 May 2021

24-27 October 2021; Las Vegas

Event offers four days of conversation, connection and discovery to shape the future of money 

The banking benefit of a platform approach

The banking benefit of a platform approach
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By Eli Rosner | 04 May 2021

Platforms such as Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud enable banks to pursue digital transformation while reducing costs and delivering great customer experiences

Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud helps banks pursue digital transformation while reducing costs

HoloLens is enabling manufacturers to work in entirely new ways

HoloLens is enabling manufacturers to work in entirely new ways
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 April 2021

Microsoft’s Rody Senner explains how the technology can modernise maintenance and knowledge sharing, and help organisations reach sustainability goals

Microsoft’s Rody Senner explains how the technology is modernising maintenance and knowledge sharing
 

Successful performance-based testing for IT skills

Successful performance-based testing for IT skills
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By Corey Hynes | 30 April 2021

By implementing performance-based testing, organisations can ensure that their programmes produce better results and higher standards

Organisations can ensure that their programmes produce better results and higher standards

Microsoft develops new partnerships to bridge disability divide

Microsoft develops new partnerships to bridge disability divide
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2021

Initiative with UK government and SeeAbility aims to support people with disabilities

Preventx uses Node4 cloud to deliver health services across UK

Preventx uses Node4 cloud to deliver health services across UK
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2021

Microsoft Azure-based service will provide a cost-effective and agile infrastructure

HIMSS21 and Health 2.0 European Health Conference

HIMSS21 and Health 2.0 European Health Conference
HIMSS
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2021

7-9 June 2021; virtual event

Event will feature Health 2.0’s network of investors to showcase the latest in health technology

Manifesting mass migration with Nero Blanco

Manifesting mass migration with Nero Blanco
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 29 April 2021

In a global-scale project, IT services provider Nero Blanco overhauled Wunderman Thompson’s disparate systems to Microsoft Office 365 in just nine weeks

The IT services provider moved Wunderman Thompson to Microsoft Office 365 in just nine weeks

Crestron launches Crestron Flex Phones for Microsoft Teams

Crestron launches Crestron Flex Phones for Microsoft Teams
Crestron
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 April 2021

Device enables videoconferencing and one-touch connectivity to maximise productivity

Creating a sustainable product lifecycle in retail

Creating a sustainable product lifecycle in retail
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By Rebecca Gibson | 28 April 2021

Microsoft’s Michelle Lancaster explains why increasing the sustainability of products and services has become a vital goal for retail and consumer packaged goods brands, as well as their customers

Microsoft’s Michelle Lancaster explains why this has become a vital goal for retailers and customers

M247 partners with Geomant for new Microsoft Teams contact centre

M247 partners with Geomant for new Microsoft Teams contact centre
Geomant
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 April 2021

Users can now access all customer communications and collaboration tools on one platform

Creating virtual sport experiences with Microsoft Teams

Creating virtual sport experiences with Microsoft Teams
Virginia Commonwealth University
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 April 2021

Synergy Technical uses Microsoft Teams to help Virginia Commonwealth University basketball team’s fans watch live games and interact with commentators and former players in real time

Synergy Technical is helping basketball fans watch live games and interact with commentators 

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy to inspire young games creators

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy to inspire young games creators
Xbox
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 April 2021

Rare and Into Games will speak at Microsoft UK’s Work Experience Week to share career insights 

CraneMorley is bridging the impending skills gap

CraneMorley is bridging the impending skills gap
iStock
By Thomas Pratt | 26 April 2021

Mixed reality solutions such as Microsoft HoloLens and Dynamic 365 Guides could transform training for manufacturers worldwide

Microsoft HoloLens and Dynamic 365 Guides could transform training for manufacturers worldwide

Embracing change: a new era for the public sector

Embracing change: a new era for the public sector
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 April 2021

Technology is enabling public sector organisations to pivot from process-led to citizen-centric service provision. Microsoft’s Julia Glidden shares how the firm’s products and partnerships have driven this change during a global crisis

Julia Glidden discusses the role of Microsoft’s products and partnerships during a global crisis
 

How digital behaviour can indicate fraud

How digital behaviour can indicate fraud
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By Ayelet Eliezer | 23 April 2021

Behavioural biometrics provide a fresh lens to identify advanced fraud attacks by analysing users’ physical and cognitive behaviours

Behavioural biometrics can identify fraud by analysing users’ physical and cognitive behaviours
 

Finastra Fusion KTP now available in Microsoft Azure cloud

Finastra Fusion KTP now available in Microsoft Azure cloud
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 April 2021

Users can now accelerate innovation and time to market, and transform operations at scale

Kognitiv Spark enables remote troubleshooting

Kognitiv Spark enables remote troubleshooting
Kognitiv Spark
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 April 2021

Surepoint used the firm’s HoloLens-based technology to solve technical issues remotely

Surepoint used the firm’s HoloLens-based technology to solve technical issues remotely

How to solve the manufacturing skills gap

How to solve the manufacturing skills gap
By Jacqui Griffiths | 22 April 2021

Microsoft’s Colin Masson discusses how the latest technologies are enabling manufacturers to attract, empower and engage top talent

Microsoft’s Colin Masson shares how technology can help firms attract and empower top talent
 

UK government signs new three-year MOU with Microsoft

UK government signs new three-year MOU with Microsoft
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 April 2021

Partnership aims to help the public sector benefit from cloud computing and business applications

New College Lanarkshire teams up with Microsoft to deliver digital skills

New College Lanarkshire teams up with Microsoft to deliver digital skills
New College Lanarkshire
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 April 2021

Partnership will help students, businesses and local communities thrive in the digital economy

Virtual desktops: from business critical to mission critical

Virtual desktops: from business critical to mission critical
By John McVay | 21 April 2021

As business continuity plans are adjusted to reflect longer-term scenarios, virtual desktops in the cloud are proving to solve a number of challenges

The cloud-based technology is proving to solve a number of business continuity challenges 

Microsoft to establish Malaysian data centre region

Microsoft to establish Malaysian data centre region
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 April 2021

Move aims to empower the country’s digital economy and transformation

Accelerating the fight against financial crime

Accelerating the fight against financial crime
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By Lindsay James | 20 April 2021

Banks and insurers around the globe are witnessing a remarkable rise in financial crime. Stepping up to help, Microsoft and its partners are delivering a range of solutions that combine the power of the cloud with artificial intelligence to actively monitor, detect and prevent fraudulent activity

Microsoft and its partners are delivering solutions that monitor, detect and prevent fraudulent activity

Saving lives with Altoura’s spatial collaboration software

Saving lives with Altoura’s spatial collaboration software
Altoura
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 April 2021

Firm helped Thermo Fisher Scientific to deploy digital twins, empower its workforce and battle Covid-19

Firm helped Thermo Fisher Scientific to deploy digital twins, empower its workforce and battle Covid-19

Microsoft introduces Surface Laptop 4 and new accessories

Microsoft introduces Surface Laptop 4 and new accessories
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 April 2021

Latest model focused on enhancing meeting experience and facilitating hybrid working 

Anywhere365 to launch Attendant Console for Microsoft Teams

Anywhere365 to launch Attendant Console for Microsoft Teams
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 April 2021

New service will provide phone operators with a range of intelligent reception features

The power of virtual support for rapid innovation

The power of virtual support for rapid innovation

NBA

By Alex Smith | 16 April 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing physical venues to close, digital platforms have become central to maintaining fan engagement

Digital platforms have become central to maintaining fan engagement

McLaren uses Logitech to boost innovation, creativity and collaboration

McLaren uses Logitech to boost innovation, creativity and collaboration
McLaren Group
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 April 2021

Firm’s worldwide teams use conferencing and desktop solutions to work together effectively

Simulation World 2021: the benefits of engineering simulation

Simulation World 2021: the benefits of engineering simulation
iStock
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 April 2021

20-22 April 2021; virtual event

Event is designed to inspire and educate executives and manufacturing professionals 

The importance of zero-trust policies in cybersecurity

The importance of zero-trust policies in cybersecurity
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 April 2021

Cybercrime is one of the biggest threats facing businesses today. ThreatLocker is helping customers understand and improve their security environments and practices

ThreatLocker is helping customers understand and improve their security environments and practices
 

Microsoft and AccuWeather partner for new Azure Maps capabilities

Microsoft and AccuWeather partner for new Azure Maps capabilities
iStock
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 April 2021

New integration will add to the platform’s existing mapping data including traffic and public transport

Microsoft technology is driving automotive productivity

Microsoft technology is driving automotive productivity
By Alex Smith | 14 April 2021

By empowering workforces with Microsoft solutions, automotive organisations will be able to deliver successful digital transformation

With workforces using Microsoft solutions, automotive firms can deliver successful digital transformation
 

Microsoft bolsters healthcare cloud with acquisition of Nuance

Microsoft bolsters healthcare cloud with acquisition of Nuance
Nuance Communications
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 April 2021

Firms will combine solutions and expertise to deliver new cloud and AI capabilities 

Nintex ProcessFest: transforming the way people work

Nintex ProcessFest: transforming the way people work
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 April 2021

20 May 2021; virtual event

Hear from firms using Nintex software to improve business processes and digitally transform 

A perfect pairing: great wine and unified commerce

A perfect pairing: great wine and unified commerce
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 April 2021

Covid-19 shut down Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ on-site business in 2020, but it was able to offer new digital customer experiences with Adyen and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates offered new digital experiences with Adyen and Microsoft Dynamics 365 
 

NRF Retail Converge: depth of a workshop, breadth of a conference

NRF Retail Converge: depth of a workshop, breadth of a conference
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 April 2021

21-25 June 2021; virtual event

Event will cover marketing, digital and data analytics, supply chain, cybersecurity technology and more

Achieving sustainability together: the environmental value of partnership

Achieving sustainability together: the environmental value of partnership
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 April 2021

Microsoft is making good initial progress against its ‘moonshot’ goals for sustainability, and is also helping partners and customers follow suit

Microsoft is pursuing its sustainability goals and is helping partners and customers follow suit

Liquidware joins Azure programme for Windows Virtual Desktop deployments

Liquidware joins Azure programme for Windows Virtual Desktop deployments
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2021

Firm’s adaptive workspace management suite facilitates remote and hybrid working for customers 

Awareness training is essential for modern cybersecurity, says Giacom

Awareness training is essential for modern cybersecurity, says Giacom
Pixabay/Werner Moser
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 April 2021

Employees need to be trained to be vigilant, cautious and suspicious of potential threats

x.news webinar: launching and understanding x.news 3.0

x.news webinar: launching and understanding x.news 3.0
Unsplash/Nick Morrison
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 April 2021

15 April 2021; virtual event

Event will showcase the firm’s next-generation monitoring and research solution

Microsoft supports software development training at 42 Wolfsburg

Microsoft supports software development training at 42 Wolfsburg
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 April 2021

Firm will help shape curriculum for automotive software and mobility ecosystems 

Anywhere365 earns industry-first Microsoft Teams certification

Anywhere365 earns industry-first Microsoft Teams certification
Anywhere365
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 April 2021

Firm’s contact centre solution uses Azure and AI to help employees resolve customer queries

Hotel360: a hub for hospitality innovation

Hotel360: a hub for hospitality innovation
Hotel360
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 April 2021

28-29 September 2021; London, UK

Attendees can hear from industry experts as they share their success stories 

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