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Enabling a strong, efficient virtual democracy

Enabling a strong, efficient virtual democracy
By Jørgen Solberg | 11 June 2021

New solutions for Microsoft Teams are enabling local and state councils to run virtual meetings more efficiently and improve the democratic process

New solutions for Microsoft Teams are enabling local and state councils to run virtual meetings

Optimising supply chain planning with edge computing

Optimising supply chain planning with edge computing
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By Bill Green | 10 June 2021

Self-improving sensors working at the edge can help to make supply chains more efficient

Clearing the way to secure cloud integration

Clearing the way to secure cloud integration

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By Chris Hill | 09 June 2021

SD-WAN solutions can help to address the networking, security and management challenge of the cloud

 SD-WAN solutions can help to address the networking, security and management challenge of the cloud

Helping to offer a new start in healthcare

Helping to offer a new start in healthcare
By Sally Frank | 08 June 2021

Start-ups are using technology and support from Microsoft to democratise access to healthcare and drive innovation in the industry

Start-ups are using technology and support from Microsoft to democratise access to healthcare

How Covid-19 boosted digital transformation for industrial enterprises

How Covid-19 boosted digital transformation for industrial enterprises
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By Ravi Gopinath | 07 June 2021

Digital technologies adopted to overcome operational challenges during the pandemic will help organisations move rapidly towards the connected workplace of the future

Digital technologies adopted during the pandemic will help firms move towards connected workplaces 
 

Automation is key to attracting business talent

Automation is key to attracting business talent
By Dustin Grosse | 04 June 2021

The future of work will likely entail much more remote and hybrid working. Employers must prepare for this shift to realise cost benefits and improve staff satisfaction

Employers must prepare for a shift to hybrid working to improve cost savings and staff satisfaction

Convergence and consolidation for efficient and effective security

Convergence and consolidation for efficient and effective security
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By Jules Martin | 02 June 2021

Security platforms used in isolation are not enough – integration between solutions is essential to ensure the cybersecurity of businesses

Integration between solutions is essential to ensure the cybersecurity of businesses

Unblur is delivering innovation for public safety

Unblur is delivering innovation for public safety
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By Irene Schreiber | 01 June 2021

Digital tools that aggregate data, feature machine learning capabilities and are based on knowledge and experience could help first responders make faster, safer decisions during emergency situations

Digital tools could help first responders make faster, safer decisions during emergency situations

Supporting Microsoft Teams: breaking down the silos

Supporting Microsoft Teams: breaking down the silos
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By Nick Cavalancia | 27 May 2021

By overcoming the walls of IT, organisations can improve the use and service delivery of Teams

Why robotic process automation is vital for business success

Why robotic process automation is vital for business success
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By Alyssa Putzer | 27 May 2021

RPA has enabled organisations to safely transition to remote working models during the pandemic, but it will be essential for future business recovery and resilience too

RPA has facilitated remote working during the pandemic and will be essential for future business recovery  
 

The promise of IoT in automotive diagnostics

The promise of IoT in automotive diagnostics
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By Thomas Pratt | 26 May 2021

Microsoft and CraneMorley are working to help technicians successfully carry out maintenance procedures using HoloLens and IoT

Microsoft and CraneMorley are improving maintenance procedures using HoloLens and IoT

Implementing value at the agile edge with PTC

Implementing value at the agile edge with PTC
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By Joe Biron | 25 May 2021

Many organisations struggle to adopt and then effectively use edge technology as part of their IoT strategies. PTC is building on Microsoft technologies to address these challenges

Firm is building on Microsoft technologies to help businesses adopt and use edge technology

Enabling smart recovery through industry partnership

Enabling smart recovery through industry partnership
By Tuomo Parjanen | 24 May 2021

Public transport could come back stronger after the pandemic if the industry’s players work together to deliver the solutions that customers want and need

Public transport could come back stronger if players work together to deliver solutions  
 

Shifting cloud networks into hyperdrive with Barracuda

Shifting cloud networks into hyperdrive with Barracuda
By Klaus Gheri | 21 May 2021

IT professionals around the world are gaining confidence in the cloud, but organisations are facing growing constraints when it comes to cloud access

Organisations are facing growing constraints when it comes to cloud access 

A product worthy of its name: the Hyper Alarm Server

A product worthy of its name: the Hyper Alarm Server
By Melissa Topp | 20 May 2021

Available as part of the new ICONICS Suite 10.97, the tool offers manufacturing companies better alarm performance, more control and increased integration

Tool offers manufacturers better alarm performance, more control and increased integration 
 

Shaping sustainable futures for smart cities

Shaping sustainable futures for smart cities
By Rashesh Mody | 18 May 2021

AVEVA’s unified insights offer urban policymakers the opportunity to embed resilience into their smart cities, thanks to cloud computing and predictive intelligence tools

AVEVA’s tools help urban policymakers embed resilience into their project plans

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