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11 features to get the most out of your business e-mail

11 features to get the most out of your business e-mail
By Lindsay James | 23 November 2015

Microsoft's Office 365 team offer some tips to improve e-mail productivity 


Volvo explores the future of car buying with hologram technology

Volvo explores the future of car buying with hologram technology
By Lindsay James | 20 November 2015

Using Microsoft HoloLens, Volvo aims to transform the customer experience

Five common VM backup headaches that are easily prevented

Five common VM backup headaches that are easily prevented
By Guest | 19 November 2015

Altaro Software’s Andy Syrewicze explains how to avoid unnecessary virtual machine hassle

Microsoft unveils series of new and updated developer tools

Microsoft unveils series of new and updated developer tools
By Sean Dudley | 19 November 2015

Scott Guthrie voices desire to provide open and flexible technologies at Connect(); event

Helping NHS trusts to remain competitive

Helping NHS trusts to remain competitive
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 November 2015

We talk to Optevia’s Steve Lyon to find out how Microsoft Dynamics CRM is helping NHS trusts to effectively compete against private healthcare organisations

Optevia’s Steve Lyon tells Rebecca Gibson about the power of Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Ten trends that are shaping retail banking

Ten trends that are shaping retail banking
By Guest | 19 November 2015

Ambrogio Terrizano, head of digital for financial services at Accenture, looks at ten major trends shaping retail banking

Ambrogio Terrizano from Accenture outlines the latest trends impacting banks today

Dell joins with Cylance to deliver advanced threat protection

Dell joins with Cylance to deliver advanced threat protection
By Lindsay James | 18 November 2015

The solution is 99% effective against threats including malware and targeted attacks


One bank, many channels: making banking more personal

One bank, many channels: making banking more personal
By Guest | 18 November 2015

João Lima Pinto from ebankit explains how delivering a personalised level of service is a key way for banks to hold onto their loyal customers

João Lima Pinto from ebankit explains why delivering personalised service is essential

Microsoft showcases technologies that will transform the classroom

Microsoft showcases technologies that will transform the classroom
By Lindsay James | 18 November 2015

IoT, OneNote, Sway, Skype and Minecraft are empowering students to do more

A new approach to security is needed, says Satya Nadella

A new approach to security is needed, says Satya Nadella
By Sean Dudley | 18 November 2015

Microsoft CEO discusses company’s mission at Government Cloud Forum in Washington D.C

Santander partners with Meniga to deliver new PFM functionality

Santander partners with Meniga to deliver new PFM functionality
By Lindsay James | 16 November 2015

Meniga will help Santander to deliver new personal finance management capabilities to customers

Big data: a business value driver or a distraction?

Big data: a business value driver or a distraction?
By Guest | 16 November 2015

Tyler Graham from Profisee argues that senior executives need to better understand when and how to leverage big data

Tyler Graham from Profisee explains how companies can use big data more effectively

Improving cities through digital technology

Improving cities through digital technology
By Guest | 13 November 2015

Ingeborg Rocker from Dassault Systèmes outlines the Virtual Singapore project

Ingeborg Rocker from Dassault Systèmes outlines the Virtual Singapore project

New network created to help public sector organisations fight cybercrime

New network created to help public sector organisations fight cybercrime
By Lindsay James | 13 November 2015

CyAN brings together the expertise of nine independent consultants


Worldwide big data market to reach US$48.6 billion by 2019

Worldwide big data market to reach US$48.6 billion by 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 November 2015

IDC predicts infrastructure, software, and services submarket will grow over the next five years

Microsoft optimises its range of Office apps for iPad Pro

Microsoft optimises its range of Office apps for iPad Pro
By Sean Dudley | 12 November 2015

Users able to take advantage of multitasking features across Word, Excel, Outlook and more

Dassault Systèmes opens innovation laboratory to support startups

Dassault Systèmes opens innovation laboratory to support startups
By Lindsay James | 11 November 2015

Selected startups will have access to Dassault Systèmes’ technology, technical skills and mentoring

Finding new efficiencies in legacy systems

Finding new efficiencies in legacy systems
By Guest | 11 November 2015

Herman Eggink from Asysco explains how companies can unlock the value from their legacy systems

Herman Eggink from Asysco explains how companies can unlock the value from their legacy systems

 

How to develop the most complete banking industry framework

How to develop the most complete banking industry framework
By Lindsay James | 11 November 2015

BIAN’s Hans Tesselaar explains the progress the banking standards association is making

BIAN’s Hans Tesselaar explains the progress the banking standards association is making

Virgin Atlantic launches new Ida app based on Windows 10

Virgin Atlantic launches new Ida app based on Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | 11 November 2015

Company’s sales team able to gain a greater level of engagement with customers

Mutual Benefit Group deploys Accenture Duck Creek claims software

Mutual Benefit Group deploys Accenture Duck Creek claims software
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 November 2015

Insurance company has moved 13 lines of business to improve operational efficiency

Future Decoded: Microsoft to offer cloud services from the UK

Future Decoded: Microsoft to offer cloud services from the UK
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 November 2015

Enterprises will be able to access Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online from UK data centres

Companies face risk due to haphazard privileged account management

Companies face risk due to haphazard privileged account management
By Sean Dudley | 10 November 2015

Dell survey finds lack of diligence when it comes to managing privileged accounts

Microsoft signs patent licensing agreement for Star Micronics

Microsoft signs patent licensing agreement for Star Micronics
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 November 2015

Agreement covers Star Micronics’ Android-based commercial printers and computing devices

The cloud is facilitating the shift from CIO to CMO

The cloud is facilitating the shift from CIO to CMO
By Guest | 10 November 2015

Jake Chody from cloudamour highlights the changing role of the CIO

Jake Chody from cloudamour highlights the changing role of the CIO


Microsoft agrees deal to acquire data protection specialist Secure Islands

Microsoft agrees deal to acquire data protection specialist Secure Islands
By Sean Dudley | 09 November 2015

Deal will enable customers to secure business data regardless of its storage location

Corporate banking is catching up in the digital space

Corporate banking is catching up in the digital space
By Guest | 09 November 2015

Steve Scott from Temenos explains how corporate banks are winning with digital technology

Steve Scott from Temenos explains how corporate banks are winning with digital technology

New Social Share feature in PowerPoint for enhanced interactivity

New Social Share feature in PowerPoint for enhanced interactivity
By Lindsay James | 09 November 2015

Microsoft has launched a new plug-in for PowerPoint to enable users to better share information 


Microsoft acquires Mobile Data Labs to provide mobile productivity tools

Microsoft acquires Mobile Data Labs to provide mobile productivity tools
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 November 2015

Mobile Data Labs will use Office 365 and Office Graph to help mobile workers become more productive

Growing importance of dynamic inventory allocation

Growing importance of dynamic inventory allocation
By Guest | 06 November 2015

Satisfying customer demand while minimising inventory investment and maximising margins is no easy feat – that’s why today’s omni-channel retailers require dynamic inventory allocation

Keith Whaley from JustEnough shares the benefits of dynamic inventory allocation

Dassault Systèmes helps POSCO digitise its manufacturing operations

Dassault Systèmes helps POSCO digitise its manufacturing operations
By Sean Dudley | 05 November 2015

Steel producer creates ‘virtual twin’ using 3DEXPERIENCE platform to identify problems

Microsoft joins with Red Hat to make hybrid cloud adoption easier

Microsoft joins with Red Hat to make hybrid cloud adoption easier
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 November 2015

Microsoft is to make Red Hat solutions available natively to Microsoft Azure customers

Australian customers are winning with Microsoft Azure

Australian customers are winning with Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 05 November 2015

Scancam, SEERA and the NSW Government are just some of the Australian customers embracing Azure

UC Point named as global High Potential Partner for Skype for Business

UC Point named as global High Potential Partner for Skype for Business
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2015

UC Point will provide services to support customers through Skype for Business implementations

Enhanced monitoring for the modern world

Enhanced monitoring for the modern world
By Lindsay James | 04 November 2015

John Bycroft from Insider Technologies outlines the importance of creating decisive insights


Microsoft makes its mark in the public sector

Microsoft makes its mark in the public sector
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2015

How public sector organisations are implementing Microsoft technologies to become more innovative


Kortext and Microsoft make studying easier for students

Kortext and Microsoft make studying easier for students
By Lindsay James | 04 November 2015

Kortext is integrating its digital textbook software into the Microsoft Office 365 platform


Fintech investment in Asia-Pacific set to at least quadruple in 2015

Fintech investment in Asia-Pacific set to at least quadruple in 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2015

Largest share of fintech investment deals were in payments and lending

Sphere 3D joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Sphere 3D joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2015

Company will provide Glassware 2.0TM to enable Microsoft Azure users to modernise applications

CARTES Secure Connexion gears up for 2015 conference

CARTES Secure Connexion gears up for 2015 conference
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 November 2015

Startup Challenge finalists named ahead of the event, which will take place from 17-19 November

Microsoft enters into new partnership with the PGA TOUR

Microsoft enters into new partnership with the PGA TOUR
By Sean Dudley | 03 November 2015

Golf organisation to adopt Windows 10, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office over the coming months

Exploring the importance of smart document management

Exploring the importance of smart document management
By Guest | 03 November 2015

Companies in the manufacturing sector are using document management systems in order to enhance their operational efficiency

Manufacturers are using document management systems to enhance operational efficiency

Taser International joins Microsoft to deliver law enforcement solution

Taser International joins Microsoft to deliver law enforcement solution
By Lindsay James | 02 November 2015

The partnership will result in a trusted cloud solution for law enforcement agencies across the globe

Versatility of Surface Pro 4 embraced across every industry

Versatility of Surface Pro 4 embraced across every industry
By Lindsay James | 30 October 2015

Surface Pro 4 has already attracted many business customers across a range of industries

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit: tackling cyber threats head on

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit: tackling cyber threats head on
By Lindsay James | 30 October 2015

Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit is poised to ensure justice and to ensure solutions are inherently secure

How infrastructure can keep up with the world’s urbanisation

How infrastructure can keep up with the world’s urbanisation
By Sean Dudley | 29 October 2015

Johannes Petrowisch from COPA-DATA highlights the need for big data in order to create smart cities


What to expect from the new and expanded Azure Data Lake

What to expect from the new and expanded Azure Data Lake
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2015

The expanded Azure Data Lake is now available in preview


Lakeside Software to join Microsoft at Ignite Your Business events

Lakeside Software to join Microsoft at Ignite Your Business events
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 October 2015

Analytics platform provider to showcase how endpoint insights can facilitate Windows 10 migrations

SQL Server 2016: turn data into intelligent action

SQL Server 2016: turn data into intelligent action
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2015

Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh outlines what to expect from the latest SQL release

Spread the wealth: AP automation for all

Spread the wealth: AP automation for all
By Lindsay James | 28 October 2015

Alyssa Kadansky from Metafile Information Systems highlights the benefits of AP automation solutions

ThyssenKrupp Elevator launches new Azure IoT-enabled solution

ThyssenKrupp Elevator launches new Azure IoT-enabled solution
By Sean Dudley | 28 October 2015

MAX extends remote monitoring capabilities and increases elevator availability for buildings

Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book now on sale in the US

Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book now on sale in the US
By Lindsay James | 28 October 2015

Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book are now on sale in the US and Canada

Improving customer experience will be a top priority for companies in 2016

Improving customer experience will be a top priority for companies in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 October 2015

Accenture study shows companies plan to enhance online and mobile offerings

Arvind Lifestyle Brands chooses Dassault Systèmes solution

Arvind Lifestyle Brands chooses Dassault Systèmes solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 October 2015

India-based retail aims to accelerate operational efficiency and time to market for new products

Microsoft helps to usher in the future of design engineering

Microsoft helps to usher in the future of design engineering
By Guest | 27 October 2015

Just as today’s technology innovations are helping transform products into a new world of connected solutions, they are also ushering in a new era of how we design. Simon Floyd explains how Microsoft HoloLens is unlocking new possibilities in design engineering

Microsoft's Simon Floyd explains how HoloLens is unlocking new possibilities in design engineering

Becoming a leading content and service provider

Becoming a leading content and service provider
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2015

Hong Kong media organisation has lowered power usage by 80% and boosted IT performance by 33%


Increasing transparency through bodyworn cameras

Increasing transparency through bodyworn cameras
By Sean Dudley | 26 October 2015

Genetec’s Pervez Siddiqui explains the benefits of using bodyworn cameras


Moving beyond reporting for CPG companies

Moving beyond reporting for CPG companies
By Lindsay James | 26 October 2015

Microsoft's Doug Caywood outlines the benefits of data-powered innovation for CPG companies


Microsoft helps Red Bull pilot to fly faster

Microsoft helps Red Bull pilot to fly faster
By Lindsay James | 26 October 2015

Microsoft researchers are helping Red Bull Air Race pilot Kirby Chambliss fly faster

Asia-Pacific to spend US$10.4 billion to improve IT in higher education by 2019

Asia-Pacific to spend US$10.4 billion to improve IT in higher education by 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 October 2015

IDC report shows IT spending in the APEJ sector will increase from US$8.7 billion in 2015

Dell World 2015: Dell refreshes its portfolio of OptiPlex commercial PCs

Dell World 2015: Dell refreshes its portfolio of OptiPlex commercial PCs
By Sean Dudley | 23 October 2015

New releases including desktops and all-in-one devices unveiled at Dell World event

Prodware launches Project Management for Dynamics CRM

Prodware launches Project Management for Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 October 2015

Solution will help professional services enterprises track the entire customer contact process

Cloud-based BI leads to a revolution in analytics

 Cloud-based BI leads to a revolution in analytics
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 October 2015

Avanade is using cloud-based BI for everything from customer insight to corporate scorecards – at half the cost of traditional solutions

Avanade uses cloud-based BI to reduce costs for customer insights, corporate scorecards and more

Dell World 2015: Dell expands security products portfolio

Dell World 2015: Dell expands security products portfolio
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 October 2015

New solutions will help enterprises implement a comprehensive security strategy to protect data

Accenture finds low mobile payment adoption rates in North America

Accenture finds low mobile payment adoption rates in North America
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 October 2015

Fewer than 20% of North Americans use mobiles to make payments per week, says new study

Brazilian hospital uses analytics to improve ICU treatment for patients

Brazilian hospital uses analytics to improve ICU treatment for patients
By Sean Dudley | 22 October 2015

Team at Hospital Estadual Getúlio Vargas using solution to shorten patient length of stay

Dell World 2015: Dell launches new data centre solutions and services

Dell World 2015: Dell launches new data centre solutions and services
By Sean Dudley | 22 October 2015

First releases from the Dell Datacenter Scalable Solution range unveiled at event

Australian council finds a new way to enable sustainable public services

Australian council finds a new way to enable sustainable public services
By Guest | 22 October 2015

Tamworth Regional Council increases efficiency with a data centre solution that significantly cuts management time for storage and backup processes

Tamworth Regional Council increases efficiency with an improved data centre solution

Dell World 2015: Dell enhances big data solutions

Dell World 2015: Dell enhances big data solutions
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 October 2015

Dell reinforces its ‘All-Data’ strategy with new solutions tto help companies thrive in the modern data economy

UK enterprises must spend more on capacity planning

UK enterprises must spend more on capacity planning
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 October 2015

New Sumerian study indicates that lack of capacity planning causes critical outages

Microsoft and Dell invest in the hybrid cloud with new offerings

Microsoft and Dell invest in the hybrid cloud with new offerings
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 October 2015

New Cloud Platform System Standard solution will reduce the costs of hybrid cloud implementations

Dell to acquire EMC Corporation in record US$67 billion deal

Dell to acquire EMC Corporation in record US$67 billion deal
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 October 2015

Dell to combine its enterprise server, PC and mobile businesses with EMC’s enterprise data storage, virtualisation and cloud products

ABB and Microsoft launch new electric vehicle fast-charging services platform

ABB and Microsoft launch new electric vehicle fast-charging services platform
By Sean Dudley | 21 October 2015

Machine learning and predictive analytics to drive innovation in fast growing market

Sumerian joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Sumerian joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 October 2015

Sumerian to integrate capacity-planning-as-a-service solutions with Microsoft’s cloud platform

Dell World 2015: Dell unveils new Edge Gateway 500 Series sensor

Dell World 2015: Dell unveils new Edge Gateway 500 Series sensor
By Sean Dudley | 21 October 2015

Release identifies meaningful company data before relaying it to the cloud or the data centre

Johns Hopkins and Microsoft to improve critical care in hospitals

Johns Hopkins and Microsoft to improve critical care in hospitals
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 October 2015

New cloud solution will connect medical devices and use data analytics to improve patient care

Driving new efficiencies in the manufacturing industry

Driving new efficiencies in the manufacturing industry
By Guest | 20 October 2015

The heavy equipment manufacturing industry is evolving, and fast. Jan Larsson from Siemens PLM Software explains how successful organisations are taking a number of steps to better respond to customer demand, comply with legislation, drive efficiencies globally and cut costs

Siemens PLM Software's Jan Larsson explains how heavy equipment manufacturers are improving operations

Lenovo unveils new selection of YOGA PCs

Lenovo unveils new selection of YOGA PCs
By Sean Dudley | 20 October 2015

Company works with Microsoft to help enable users to maximise their use of Windows 10

Cogmotive launches SharePoint Online reporting application

Cogmotive launches SharePoint Online reporting application
By Sean Dudley | 19 October 2015

New release provides administrators with greater visibility of their organisation’s data

Middle East quick to embrace five key digital technology trends

Middle East quick to embrace five key digital technology trends
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 October 2015

Organisations in Middle East are ahead of many countries when it comes to digital technologies

Document management and HR – The perfect pair

Document management and HR – The perfect pair
By Guest | 19 October 2015

Metaviewer’s Alyssa Kadansky explains how to enhance the efficiency of HR staff 

Driving changes in financial services with actionable analytics

Driving changes in financial services with actionable analytics
By Rebecca Lambert | 19 October 2015

IDC estimates that companies using data assets to their advantage will capture US$1.6 trillion more in business value than those that lag behind. We find out how the Cortana Analytics Suite can drive change in financial services

We find out how the Cortana Analytics Suite can drive change in financial services

Helping banks get more out of their technology

Helping banks get more out of their technology
By Lindsay James | 16 October 2015

In a new blog post, Peter Hazou outlines Microsoft’s week at Sibos 2015


Embracing IoT for a new way of thinking

Embracing IoT for a new way of thinking
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 October 2015

Enrique Andaluz explains how manufacturers can get the most value from their technology


Microsoft productivity technology supports Growing Underground

Microsoft productivity technology supports Growing Underground
By Lindsay James | 16 October 2015

Sustainable farming project backed by Michel Roux Jr is experiencing great success


Managing vast amounts of law enforcement video

 Managing vast amounts of law enforcement video
By Lindsay James | 16 October 2015

The Microsoft government cloud is becoming the platform of choice for managing videos


Getting to the bottom of customer relationship management software

Getting to the bottom of customer relationship management software
By Guest | 15 October 2015

Tom Rhodes, editor of Dynamics Feed, outlines the benefits of CRM software

Helping the public sector to build trust in the cloud

Helping the public sector to build trust in the cloud
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2015

Microsoft’s Jennifer Byrne explains how public sector organisations can keep their data safe


Driving customer centricity in retail banking

Driving customer centricity in retail banking
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2015

Microsoft is enabling banks across the globe to better focus on their customers

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS 2016

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS 2016
By Sean Dudley | 15 October 2015

Latest version of 3D design and engineering application features user-requested enhancements

Higher growth rates reported for companies that invest in technology

Higher growth rates reported for companies that invest in technology
By Sean Dudley | 15 October 2015

Dell study finds cloud, mobility, security and big data is making a notable difference to revenue

Cyber attacks will cost US health systems US$305 billion by 2020

Cyber attacks will cost US health systems US$305 billion by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 October 2015

Accenture predicts 25 million patients will have personal data stolen from healthcare systems 

LG launches series of new Windows 10 devices

LG launches series of new Windows 10 devices
By Sean Dudley | 14 October 2015

gram ultrabooks and Tabbook Duo tablet to deliver hardware innovation and enable new experiences

Retailers turning to the cloud to organise company systems

Retailers turning to the cloud to organise company systems
By Sean Dudley | 14 October 2015

Survey at the UK Retail Innovation Forum identifies operations visibility as a key area for improvement

A winning combination of style, performance and speed

A winning combination of style, performance and speed
By Lindsay James | 14 October 2015

When Williams wanted its new website up and running quickly, Avanade made it happen


TRUSTECH to focus on Unlimited Innovation this November

TRUSTECH to focus on Unlimited Innovation this November
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 October 2015

Annual conference will showcase a range of secure payment, connection and identification solutions

UniGroup chooses Accenture Duck Creek to manage claims operations

UniGroup chooses Accenture Duck Creek to manage claims operations
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 October 2015

Software will enable UniGroup to submit, process and administer cargo loss claims quickly

Toshiba unveils Windows 10 dynaPad digital notebook

Toshiba unveils Windows 10 dynaPad digital notebook
By Sean Dudley | 13 October 2015

New 2-in-1 device designed to encourage user creativity and productivity

Creating more targeted marketing campaigns

Creating more targeted marketing campaigns
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 October 2015

Pizza delivery company Domino’s has gained valuable insight by leveraging big data

More than 91% of businesses have adopted a security framework

More than 91% of businesses have adopted a security framework
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 October 2015

New PwC report shows 69% of orgaisations use cloud-based security services to protect data

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