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Intelligent communication is transforming factory operations

Intelligent communication is transforming factory operations
By Karen McCandless | 26 March 2014

Intelligent devices are driving revolutionary change within the manufacturing industry. Karen McCandless finds out more

Intelligent devices are driving revolutionary change within the manufacturing industry. Karen McCandless finds out more

Windows Azure to become Microsoft Azure from 3 April

Windows Azure to become Microsoft Azure from 3 April
By Anonym | 26 March 2014

Rebrand reflects company's transition to a cross-platform software and services provider

Tablet hybrid device market to soar, says Juniper Research

Tablet hybrid device market to soar, says Juniper Research
By Anonym | 26 March 2014

Hi-tech analysts say nearly 50 million units will ship by 2018, rising from an estimated 9.5 million in 2013

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business
By Rebecca Lambert | 25 March 2014

BP’s trading business is transforming its customer relationship management processes with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

BP's trading arm, Integrated Supply & Trading, is part way through an ambitious project to transform its customer relationship management processes

Dell acquires predictive analytics software company

Dell acquires predictive analytics software company
By Karen McCandless | 25 March 2014

StatSoft provides advanced analytics and data mining and visualisation solutions

Microsoft makes Point of Service for .NET v1.14 generally available

Microsoft makes Point of Service for .NET v1.14 generally available
By Sean Dudley | 25 March 2014

New set of class libraries enables software developers and OEMs to write .NET applications for retail and hospitality

The Cambridge Satchel Company selects Eurostop to support retail operations

The Cambridge Satchel Company selects Eurostop to support retail operations
By Anonym | 24 March 2014

Iconic British handbag brand installs EPOS, stock management and head office solutions for its growing retail arm

Microsoft reveals plans for the Naace Strategic Conference 2014

Microsoft reveals plans for the Naace Strategic Conference 2014
By Anonym | 24 March 2014

The UK-based education technology event will have a strong focus on the role of mobile devices in teaching and learning

The benefits of migrating from Windows XP in healthcare

The benefits of migrating from Windows XP in healthcare
By Guest | 21 March 2014

Laura Ipsen, Microsoft's corporate vice president for Worldwide Public Sector, explains why healthcare providers should migrate to newer operating systems before Windows XP end of support

Microsoft’s Laura Ipsen explains why healthcare providers should migrate to newer operating systems before Windows XP end of support

Siemens reveals Shipbuilding Catalyst product lifecycle management software

Siemens reveals Shipbuilding Catalyst product lifecycle management software
By Sean Dudley | 21 March 2014

‘Transformational technology’ aims to integrate and synchronise industry operations

Blackball builds hybrid cloud solution on Microsoft Windows Azure

Blackball builds hybrid cloud solution on Microsoft Windows Azure
By Karen McCandless | 21 March 2014

Taiwanese tea and dessert specialist can now integrate multiple data sources to manage stock more efficiently and better serve customers

Windows 8 mobile POS device use to soar in 2014, says IHL Group

Windows 8 mobile POS device use to soar in 2014, says IHL Group
By Anonym | 21 March 2014

Research firm puts the worldwide figure at 128.4%, while in North America Windows 8 devices are projected to grow 183.9%

Find out what’s happening at the Microsoft Exchange Conference

Find out what’s happening at the Microsoft Exchange Conference
By Karen McCandless | 20 March 2014

Microsoft Distinguished Engineer Perry Clarke provides his thoughts on why people should go to MEC in Austin, Texas

Cumberland Building Society in the UK upgrades its NCR ATMs to Windows 7

Cumberland Building Society in the UK upgrades its NCR ATMs to Windows 7
By Anonym | 20 March 2014

Upgrading to Windows 7 will provide greater security and regulatory compliance and give access to features such as gesture and multi-touch control

Companies deploying the cloud at a rapid rate according to new study

Companies deploying the cloud at a rapid rate according to new study
By Sean Dudley | 20 March 2014

45% of companies surveyed indicate they are beyond the pilot phase of deployment

Update to Office 365 terms make it compliant for Swiss schools

Update to Office 365 terms make it compliant for Swiss schools
By Anonym | 20 March 2014

Microsoft’s amendments to the agreement terms restates its compliance with data protection laws in Switzerland

Hannover Messe 2014 to focus on integration and Industry 4.0

Hannover Messe 2014 to focus on integration and Industry 4.0
By Anonym | 20 March 2014

Integrated Industry – Next Steps will be the theme at the industrial IT trade fair, which will take place on 7-11 April in Germany

Mecklenburg County deploys Office 365, Windows Azure and Surface Pro

Mecklenburg County deploys Office 365, Windows Azure and Surface Pro
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 March 2014

North Carolina county saves US$3.2 million and improves productivity with Microsoft technology

Welcome to the all-new OnWindows.com website

Welcome to the all-new OnWindows.com website
By Rebecca Lambert | 19 March 2014

We are delighted to have launched the new OnWindows.com website

Microsoft reportedly in talks to acquire mobile development company Xamarin

Microsoft reportedly in talks to acquire mobile development company Xamarin
By Anonym | 19 March 2014

Acquisition would mean that Microsoft developers could code iOS and Android apps using the company’s Visual Studio offering

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2014 to manufacturing

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2014 to manufacturing
By Sean Dudley | 19 March 2014

New release furthers Microsoft’s commitment to embracing in-memory technology

South African Police Service pilots Integrated Justice System

South African Police Service pilots Integrated Justice System
By Anonym | 19 March 2014

The solution is based on the Domain Awareness System used by the New York Police Department

New Invensys APC product improves plant performance

New Invensys APC product improves plant performance
By Karen McCandless | 19 March 2014

SimSci 2014 features a completely new user interface that reduces the need for training and replaces long and complex manuals

Microsoft Dynamics and Windows Embedded partner at Euroshop expo

Microsoft Dynamics and Windows Embedded partner at Euroshop expo
By Sean Dudley | 18 March 2014

End-to-end retail scenario showcased for outdoor clothing and footwear provider Jack Wolfskin

Microsoft Surface 2 with built-in 4G LTE connectivity goes on sale in the US

Microsoft Surface 2 with built-in 4G LTE connectivity goes on sale in the US
By Anonym | 18 March 2014

The 64GB mobile broadband-ready Surface 2 is supported by AT&T’s 4G LTE wireless network

The Royal Bank of Scotland implements Microsoft SQL Server 2012 PDW

The Royal Bank of Scotland implements Microsoft SQL Server 2012 PDW
By Anonym | 17 March 2014

Leading UK bank improves performance and customer services through the use of Microsoft’s analytics platform

Sitecore releases its first Windows 8 application for marketers

Sitecore releases its first Windows 8 application for marketers
By Karen McCandless | 17 March 2014

Sitecore Executive Insight Dashboard application gathers customer engagement analytics and insights across touchpoints and presents them in a mobile view

American Electric Power enhances electric substation design practices

American Electric Power enhances electric substation design practices
By Anonym | 17 March 2014

AEP will use Bentley Substation, which combines intuitive 3D modelling, electrical design functionality, and automatic bills of materials and report generation

Alstom Transport improves mobile capabilities with DELMIA Apriso MES

Alstom Transport improves mobile capabilities with DELMIA Apriso MES
By Anonym | 14 March 2014

Manufacturing execution system supports power and transport company's production activities across different operational areas and mobile devices.

AVEVA releases its first mobile app for plant design review

AVEVA releases its first mobile app for plant design review
By Karen McCandless | 14 March 2014

The Windows 8.1 app enables mobile users to comment and approve AVEVA E3D designs from a tablet device

Bridgestone Asia Pacific deploys Windows 8-based cloud solution

Bridgestone Asia Pacific deploys Windows 8-based cloud solution
By Sean Dudley | 14 March 2014

Toolbox Touch app to improve efficiency of tyre manufacturer’s mobile workforce

Cincom simplifies product management for complex manufacturers

Cincom simplifies product management for complex manufacturers
By Anonym | 13 March 2014

New features in the Cincom Business Suite enterprise resource planning system include multi-purpose bills of material and routes

Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf renews Wincor Nixdorf service agreement

Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf renews Wincor Nixdorf service agreement
By Sean Dudley | 13 March 2014

Deal will see replacement of self-service systems that are not Windows-7 compatible

Manhattan Associates helps Arcadia manage supply chain complexity

Manhattan Associates helps Arcadia manage supply chain complexity
By Anonym | 13 March 2014

New solutions will optimise supply chain processes and maximise service levels across the retailer's growing omni-channel retail operations

Shenzhen Airlines selects NCR self-service check-in solution

Shenzhen Airlines selects NCR self-service check-in solution
By Sean Dudley | 13 March 2014

Running on Microsoft Windows XP, new kiosks enable passengers to scan passes and select seats.

RBTE 2014: retailers must be customer centric, says former Best Buy CEO

RBTE 2014: retailers must be customer centric, says former Best Buy CEO
By Karen McCandless | 12 March 2014

Retailers must look at the lifetime value of each customer rather than each transaction, according to Robert Willett.

Microsoft opens annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum

Microsoft opens annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum
By Anonym | 12 March 2014

The forum is focused on the importance of student privacy through the use of modern technology

RBTE 2014: big data is key to success in retail sector, say industry executives

RBTE 2014: big data is key to success in retail sector, say industry executives
By Karen McCandless | 12 March 2014

Retailers are using past behaviour to predict consumers’ shopping habits instead of trying to work out future trends, says Domino’s Pizza Group CEO

The Garden Centre Group deploys Microsoft Dynamics AX

The Garden Centre Group deploys Microsoft Dynamics AX
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 March 2014

Microsoft platform to help company develop its omnichannel retail platform and promote business growth

Matrix42 launches new patch catalogue for Microsoft SCCM

Matrix42 launches new patch catalogue for Microsoft SCCM
By Sean Dudley | 11 March 2014

New add-on helps users address security threats and reduce time spent on monthly patching process

Lombardia launches open data site powered by Windows Azure

Lombardia launches open data site powered by Windows Azure
By Sean Dudley | 10 March 2014

New open data site from Italian regional authority improves citizen engagement

Sustainability and technology – the future of fashion retail

Sustainability and technology – the future of fashion retail
By Guest | 07 March 2014

Saverio Romeo explains how technology can optimise processes with the aim of making the shopping experience sustainable for all

Saverio Romeo explains how technology can optimise processes with the aim of making the shopping experience sustainable for all

Taking full advantage of enterprise quality management software

Taking full advantage of enterprise quality management software
By Guest | 07 March 2014

LNS Research’s Matthew Littlefield outlines a strategy that can help manufacturers ensure their EQMS implementation improves the quality of their products and processes

LNS Research’s Matthew Littlefield provides tips to help manufacturers ensure their EQMS implementation improves the quality of their products and processes

Convergence 2014: Microsoft shares range of new Dynamics updates

Convergence 2014: Microsoft shares range of new Dynamics updates
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 March 2014

The new apps and services enable organisations to use cloud services to improve customer engagement

4N to reveal new 3D concept created with Dassault Systèmes technology

4N to reveal new 3D concept created with Dassault Systèmes technology
By Anonym | 07 March 2014

Watch brand will display a film in 3D without glasses that was created with the help of Dassault Systèmes FashionLab technology incubator

AMD is to implement a business intelligence solution on SQL Server 2014

AMD is to implement a business intelligence solution on SQL Server 2014
By Anonym | 07 March 2014

Semiconductor maker will use built-in, self-service BI tools such as Power View, an interactive data visualisation feature

Dell releases new set of devices to support interactive education

Dell releases new set of devices to support interactive education
By Sean Dudley | 07 March 2014

Latitude 13 Series laptops and S520 projectors meet schools security and management needs

New social tools for Office 365 will help organisations become more responsive

New social tools for Office 365 will help organisations become more responsive
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 March 2014

Microsoft showcases the future of workplaces at SharePoint Conference, demonstrating a range of new Office 365 experiences 

peterevans supports business growth at UK insurance firm TFP

peterevans supports business growth at UK insurance firm TFP
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 March 2014

TFP’s growing business has hinged upon technology, and with its full IT stack outsourced to financial technology specialist peterevans, the firm is free to concentrate on its core operations

With its full IT stack outsourced to financial technology specialist peterevans, TFP is free to concentrate on its core operations

New Belgium boosts customer relations and sales with Microsoft Dynamics

New Belgium boosts customer relations and sales with Microsoft Dynamics
By Sean Dudley | 05 March 2014

Brewery’s ‘Beer Rangers’ gain mobile access to CRM system, helping to significantly increase sales

Bicycle company Trek adopts Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Bicycle company Trek adopts Microsoft Dynamics CRM
By Sean Dudley | 05 March 2014

Hybrid SharePoint and Office 365 solution also enables access to vital customer information 

Microsoft buys Junction Solutions' multi-channel retail solutions for Dynamics AX

Microsoft buys Junction Solutions' multi-channel retail solutions for Dynamics AX
By Anonym | 04 March 2014

JunctionMCR, which was built directly in the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform, will be part of the AX 2012 R3 release

Retail Fraud

Retail Fraud
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 March 2014

2 April; London, UK

This event in the UK will cover all aspects related to physical and technological fraud prevention in retail

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes senior leadership changes

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes senior leadership changes
By Karen McCandless | 04 March 2014

Chris Capossela takes on role as executive vice president and chief marketing officer while Mark Penn becomes chief strategy officer

Microsoft overtakes Amazon to become largest Windows hosting company

Microsoft overtakes Amazon to become largest Windows hosting company
By Anonym | 04 March 2014

Redmond-based company now has 23,400 web-facing Windows computers against Amazon's 22,600



Los Angeles Unified School District adopts Microsoft Office 365

Los Angeles Unified School District adopts Microsoft Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 03 March 2014

Solution implemented by SADA Systems at second-largest school district in the US 

Reaching the 5i consumer: retailers embrace social media

Reaching the 5i consumer: retailers embrace social media
By Guest | 03 March 2014

Retailers need to engage with consumers across all channels to deliver a true omni-channel shopping experience. Jacqui Griffiths finds out more

5i’ shoppers – instrumented, interconnected, informed, in place and immediate – expect the same rich experience no matter how they shop

Convergence 2014: Tatarinov to deliver keynote on customer experience

Convergence 2014: Tatarinov to deliver keynote on customer experience
By Anonym | 28 February 2014

Kirill Tatarinov will kick off the Microsoft Dynamics event by outlining how companies can use business solutions to deliver great customer experiences

K3's ax|is fashion solution provides supply chain insight and control

K3's ax|is fashion solution provides supply chain insight and control
By Lindsay James | 28 February 2014

Creating a consistent experience for customers is crucial to success today, yet research shows that less than a third of fashion brands believe that they are truly multi-channel. Lindsay James finds out how K3 Retail is poised to help

Lindsay James finds out how K3 Retail is helping fashion retailers deliver a consistent customer experience

Bealls selects JustEnough software to improve customer service

Bealls selects JustEnough software to improve customer service
By Sean Dudley | 27 February 2014

US retailer to replace legacy system with Microsoft-based solution for replenishment and profiling

Windows Azure services platform available in two prefectures in Japan

Windows Azure services platform available in two prefectures in Japan
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 February 2014

Japan’s cloud market estimated to increase by around US$1.6 billion in 2014

L'Oreal chooses Teamcenter from Siemens for product data management

L'Oreal chooses Teamcenter from Siemens for product data management
By Anonym | 25 February 2014

Solution will be deployed globally and used by everyone involved in product development processes

HIMSS: Healthcare providers deploy new solutions based on Surface 2

HIMSS: Healthcare providers deploy new solutions based on Surface 2
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 February 2014

Microsoft highlights various Surface 2 deployments by healthcare providers

HIMSS: Microsoft partners showcase new Windows 8.1 apps for healthcare

HIMSS: Microsoft partners showcase new Windows 8.1 apps for healthcare
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 February 2014

New apps help clinicians to collaborate and give instant access to electronic medical records

New apps help clinicians to collaborate and give instant access to electronic medical records

Fujitsu upgrades its public cloud service as part of new alliance with Microsoft

Fujitsu upgrades its public cloud service as part of new alliance with Microsoft
By Sean Dudley | 25 February 2014

A5 for Windows Azure service environment will be moved to Microsoft data centres in Japan

A5 for Windows Azure service environment will be moved to Microsoft data centres in Japan

Stephen Robertson to chair Power Panel Debate at RBTE

Stephen Robertson to chair Power Panel Debate at RBTE
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2014

Non-executive director of Timpson Group and Hargreaves Lansdown to be joined by four more retail execs

Non-executive director of Timpson Group and Hargreaves Lansdown to be joined by four more retail execs

MWC 2014: Microsoft introduces nine new Windows Phone hardware partners

MWC 2014: Microsoft introduces nine new Windows Phone hardware partners
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 February 2014

Expanded partner base will lead to a wider range of screen sizes and price points for Windows Phone

Expanded partner base will lead to a wider range of screen sizes and price points for Windows Phone

Security experts gather to discuss cybercrime enforcement

Security experts gather to discuss cybercrime enforcement
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2014

Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit hosts first Cybercrime Enforcement Summit at Redmond campus

Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit hosts first Cybercrime Enforcement Summit at Redmond campus

Four youth leaders join Microsoft's 4Afrika Advisory Council

Four youth leaders join Microsoft's 4Afrika Advisory Council
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2014

Representatives from Rwanda, Nigeria, Morocco and Cameroon will help guide strategic investments

Representatives from Rwanda, Nigeria, Morocco and Cameroon will help guide strategic investments

Carillion deploys Microsoft BI solution for management reporting

Carillion deploys Microsoft BI solution for management reporting
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2014

UK-based buildings and infrastructure support services firm rolls out Tagetik software platform

UK-based buildings and infrastructure support services firm rolls out Tagetik software platform

Le Tanneur implements new PLM solution to accelerate product development

Le Tanneur implements new PLM solution to accelerate product development
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2014

French leather goods manufacturer seeks to drive growth with Microsoft-based solution from TXT

French leather goods manufacturer seeks to drive growth with Microsoft-based solution from TXT

Georgia Tech rolls out 3DEXPERIENCE platform for 10,000 users

Georgia Tech rolls out 3DEXPERIENCE platform for 10,000 users
By Sean Dudley | 20 February 2014

US university has been collaborating with Dassault Systèmes for over 12 years

US university has been collaborating with Dassault Systèmes for over 12 years

Beaverbrooks deploys Microsoft NAV for multi-channel customer services

Beaverbrooks deploys Microsoft NAV for multi-channel customer services
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2014

Uk jeweller replaces legacy system with K3 for Retail solution to support future growth

Uk jeweller replaces legacy system with K3 for Retail solution to support future growth

Retail Business Technology Expo introduces e-commerce bootcamps

Retail Business Technology Expo introduces e-commerce bootcamps
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 February 2014

Attendees of London event will get practical e-commerce advice from industry experts

Attendees of London event will get practical e-commerce advice from industry experts

France Boissons deploys warehouse management and supply chain solutions

France Boissons deploys warehouse management and supply chain solutions
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 February 2014

Heineken subsidiary implements software from Manhattan Associates to help grow market share

Heineken subsidiary implements software from Manhattan Associates to help grow market share

Spanish university deploys Office 365 to over 15,000 students

Spanish university deploys Office 365 to over 15,000 students
By Anonym | 19 February 2014

Rollout leads to improvements in connectivity, security and flexibility at The University of Cantabria

Rollout leads to improvements in connectivity, security and flexibility at The University of Cantabria

New capabilities for Microsoft Dynamics CRM will improve customer engagement

New capabilities for Microsoft Dynamics CRM will improve customer engagement
By Sean Dudley | 19 February 2014

Update in Q2 2014 will help improve marketing campaigns and introduce 'social listening' facilities

Update in Q2 2014 will help improve marketing campaigns and introduce 'social listening' facilities

Cloud-based solutions the key to securing banks from attacks, says Ovum

Cloud-based solutions the key to securing banks from attacks, says Ovum
By Anonym | 18 February 2014

New report 'Tackling the DDoS Threat to Banking 2014' identifies new threats to financial institutions

New report 'Tackling the DDoS Threat to Banking 2014' identifies new threats to financial institutions

Tagetik expands presence in Poland with new distributor agreement

Tagetik expands presence in Poland with new distributor agreement
By Sean Dudley | 18 February 2014

Performance management software provider signs up ITmagination as its sole distributor in Poland

Performance management software provider signs up ITmagination as its sole distributor in Poland

COPA-DATA improves ergonomics in 7.11 version of its zenon solution

COPA-DATA improves ergonomics in 7.11 version of its zenon solution
By Sean Dudley | 17 February 2014

Industrial automation software provider will release update in March; includes new 'faceplate' screen type

Industrial automation software provider will release update in March; includes new 'faceplate' screen type

Holland & Knight deploys Microsoft Lync for unified communications

Holland & Knight deploys Microsoft Lync for unified communications
By Sean Dudley | 17 February 2014

2,000 attorneys and staff at international law firm will use Lync solution for voice, video, IM and screen sharing

2,000 attorneys and staff at international law firm will use Lync solution for voice, video, IM and screen sharing

Servebase changes name to PXP as part of major rebrand

Servebase changes name to PXP as part of major rebrand
By Sean Dudley | 14 February 2014

New identify reflects 'people multiplied by platform' model and approach for payment solutions provider

New identify reflects 'people multiplied by platform' model and approach for payment solutions provider

Microsoft releases details of its HIMSS event schedule

Microsoft releases details of its HIMSS event schedule
By Anonym | 13 February 2014

Healthcare event will see partner showcase, innovation forum, awards presentations and 'Lunch and Learn' sessions

Healthcare event will see partner showcase, innovation forum, awards presentations and 'Lunch and Learn' sessions

GE Intelligent Platforms updates its Proficy Manufacturing software suite

GE Intelligent Platforms updates its Proficy Manufacturing software suite
By Sean Dudley | 13 February 2014

New capabilities being shipped, allowing manufacturers to meet objectives for quality, responsiveness and increased capacity

New capabilities being shipped, allowing manufacturers to meet objectives for quality, responsiveness and increased capacity

Finovate Europe 2014: Microsoft partner Etronika selected as a Best of Show Winner

Finovate Europe 2014: Microsoft partner Etronika selected as a Best of Show Winner
By Anonym | 13 February 2014

Audience votes for its multi-channel partnership ecosystem within Banktron e-banking solution

Audience votes for its multi-channel partnership ecosystem within Banktron e-banking solution

Extensive new Windows 8 technology rollout for Miami-Dade schools

Extensive new Windows 8 technology rollout for Miami-Dade schools
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 February 2014

School district will roll out over 100,000 HP and Lenovo devices running Windows 8 by August 2015

School district will roll out over 100,000 HP and Lenovo devices running Windows 8 by August

Eckler's streamlines systems with deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX

Eckler's streamlines systems with deployment of Microsoft Dynamics AX
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 February 2014

Services provider Junction Solutions handles implementation for US automotive parts retailer

Services provider Junction Solutions handles implementation for US automotive parts retailer

Surface 2 tablets receive FAA authorisation for electronic flight bags

Surface 2 tablets receive FAA authorisation for electronic flight bags
By Sean Dudley | 12 February 2014

Microsoft completes rigorous testing, making it easier for airlines to deploy Surface 2 as part of an EFB solution

Microsoft completes rigorous testing, making it easier for airlines to deploy Surface 2 as part of an EFB solution

Finovate Europe 2014: mobile wallets to be a key theme for the year ahead

Finovate Europe 2014: mobile wallets to be a key theme for the year ahead
By Anonym | 12 February 2014

Technologies enabling the 'always-on and always-connected' customer will influence how people deal with money

Technologies enabling the 'always-on and always-connected' customer will influence how people deal with money

New version of Invensys' advanced process control software coming in Spring

New version of Invensys' advanced process control software coming in Spring
By Sean Dudley | 11 February 2014

SimSci APC 2014 shortens plant testing and commissioning schedules, and features a modernised GUI

SimSci APC 2014 shortens plant testing and commissioning schedules, and features a modernised GUI

Lync and Skype help to improve education for visually impaired students

Lync and Skype help to improve education for visually impaired students
By Sean Dudley | 10 February 2014

Washington State School for the Blind uses communication tools to connect students to expert teachers

Washington State School for the Blind uses communication tools to connect students to expert teachers

Focus: Security matters - migrating from Windows XP

Focus: Security matters - migrating from Windows XP
By Anonym | 10 February 2014

Microsoft EMEA chief security officer Monika Josi wrote about security and Windows XP migration in the latest edition of Touch. We consider some of the key points

Key points from an article by Microsoft EMEA chief security officer Monika Josi on the importance of migration

Dutch prosecution service deploys Windows 8 tablets

Dutch prosecution service deploys Windows 8 tablets
By Anonym | 07 February 2014

Significant improvements in productivity for workers in the field, with faster and more reliable access to information

Significant improvements in productivity for workers in the field, with faster and more reliable access to information

Sharjah Islamic Bank to move core banking system to Temenos

Sharjah Islamic Bank to move core banking system to Temenos
By Sean Dudley | 06 February 2014

T24 for Islamic Banking will allow UAE-based bank to offer better service to customers

T24 for Islamic Banking will allow UAE-based bank to offer better service to customers

Bill Clinton to deliver keynote speech at SharePoint Conference

Bill Clinton to deliver keynote speech at SharePoint Conference
By Sean Dudley | 05 February 2014

Former US President set to take to the stage on opening day of Las Vegas conference in March

Former US President set to take to the stage on opening day of Las Vegas conference in March

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US

Microsoft introduces education offers for K-12 public schools in US
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 February 2014

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

$1 billion of savings available to support improved access and affordability of computing in education

Microsoft appoints Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO

Microsoft appoints Satya Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer as CEO
By Anonym | 04 February 2014

Former EVP of the company's Cloud and Enterprise Group becomes the latest of only three CEOs in Microsoft history; John Thompson becomes Chairman

Former EVP of the company's Cloud and Enterprise Group takes new role with immediate effect

Redden Court School rolls out Surface tablets to students

Redden Court School rolls out Surface tablets to students
By Anonym | 04 February 2014

Specialist maths and computing academy is using the devices as part of an initiative to enhance teaching and learning

Specialist maths and computing academy is using the devices as part of an initiative to enhance teaching and learning

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses

Microsoft awards 4Afrika grants to five startup businesses
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 February 2014

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Innovators get funds for developing unique and scalable solutions for the African market

Firms named for The Retail Innovation Theatre at RBTE event

Firms named for The Retail Innovation Theatre at RBTE event
By Sean Dudley | 04 February 2014

List of 18 retail technology innovators includes YESpay and Store Enabler

Committee selects 18 retail technology innovators, including YESpay and Store Enabler, to showcase solutions

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