Interviews

Transforming financial reporting in insurance

Transforming financial reporting in insurance
By Lindsay James | 21 June 2019

Eve Pastor, a director in the Risk and Accounting Solutions team at Moody’s Analytics, says that cloud technology will enable change across the industry

Moody’s Analytics’ Eve Pastor says that cloud technology will enable change across the industry

How new technologies challenge insurance

How new technologies challenge insurance
By Lindsay James | 01 May 2019

Alice Underwood and Dave Ovenden from Willis Towers Watson discuss how technology is impacting the insurance industry and what we can expect to see in the years to come

Willis Towers Watson’s Alice Underwood and Dave Ovenden discuss what we can expect to see in the years to come

DXC Technology is reimagining innovation in insurance

DXC Technology is reimagining innovation in insurance
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 April 2019

Faisal Siddiqi discusses the firm’s new approach to help insurance customers improve their operations and services

Faisal Siddiqi discusses the firm’s new approach to help insurance customers improve their operations

Microsoft is maximising value for its customers

Microsoft is maximising value for its customers
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 20 February 2019

At the beginning of July, Jennifer Byrne became chief technology officer for Microsoft US. Here she outlines her new role and responsibilities and tells us how the company will evolve in the year ahead

Jennifer Byrne, chief technology officer of Microsoft US, outlines her new role and how the firm will evolve this year

The journey to Microsoft Azure with DXC Technology

The journey to Microsoft Azure with DXC Technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2019

Having opened a new Microsoft Azure Migration Factory in Bangalore, India to help companies accelerate their cloud adoption, Ashim Bose, worldwide leader for Product Management and Engineering at DXC Analytics, tells us more

DXC Analytics's Ashim Bose discusses the new Microsoft Azure Migration Factory in Bangalore, India

How will the payments industry evolve in the coming months?

How will the payments industry evolve in the coming months?
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 January 2019

CeFPro interviewed a few speakers ahead of the Payments Forum 2019 in February

Building the future of banking services with collaboration

Building the future of banking services with collaboration
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 January 2019

Hans Tesselaar, executive director at BIAN, outlines how leading retail financial services organisations are leveraging APIs to exceed customer expectations

BIAN’s Hans Tesselaar outlines how leading financial institutions are using APIs to customer expectations

Modular high-tech innovations for Dassault Systèmes and ID-Consult

Modular high-tech innovations for Dassault Systèmes and ID-Consult
By Jacqui Griffiths | 15 January 2019

Mahesh Deshpande of Dassault Systèmes and Jan Goepfert of ID-Consult discuss the value of holistic modularity at the whole product portfolio and value-chain levels

Mahesh Deshpande and Jan Goepfert discuss the value of holistic modularity 

Angela Elder tells us what to expect from NRF’s Big Show 2019

Angela Elder tells us what to expect from NRF’s Big Show 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 January 2019

National Retail Federation’s vice president of Retail Strategy outlines the key topics and technologies that will be top of the retail agenda this year

National Retail Federation’s vice president of retail strategy outlines this year's key topics

Microsoft is unlocking new experiences for all

Microsoft is unlocking new experiences for all
By Lindsay James | 08 January 2019

By leveraging the Microsoft Azure cloud to make use of artificial intelligence and adopting products like Office 365 to deliver unique employee and customer experiences, Microsoft and its community of global partners are creating solutions that facilitate an entirely new way of working

Azure, AI and Office 365 are helping organisations facilitate an entirely new way of working

Achieving efficient network performance

Achieving efficient network performance
By Jacqui Griffiths | 13 December 2018

David Williamson, CEO of EfficientIP, discusses how the company’s innovations are helping organisations manage network performance, complexity and security

EfficientIP’s David Williamson on how organisations can manage network performance and security

How Jean-Philippe Courtois is building success at Microsoft

How Jean-Philippe Courtois is building success at Microsoft
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 09 November 2018

As executive vice president and president for Global Sales, Marketing and Operations, Jean-Philippe Courtois leads Microsoft’s commercial business across 124 subsidiaries worldwide. Here he outlines how, hand-in-hand with partners, Microsoft is enabling technological success across the globe

Microsoft's executive vice president outlines how the company is enabling success across the globe

Towards a new era of cloud service delivery

Towards a new era of cloud service delivery
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 November 2018

Alex Hilton, CEO of the Cloud Industry Forum, outlines what factors companies should consider when choosing their cloud model and what benefits it will bring

The Cloud Industry Forum's Alex Hilton outlines what to consider when choosing a cloud model 

Empowering educators with budget-friendly tools

Empowering educators with budget-friendly tools
By Guest | 31 October 2018

The education sector today faces significant financial, cultural and resourcing challenges. Larry Nelson, education leader for Microsoft Asia, tells us about new budget-friendly tools that connect classrooms, students and teachers

Larry Nelson from Microsoft Asia tells us about the new technology that connects classrooms

Four things catalysing the future of process manufacturing

Four things catalysing the future of process manufacturing
By Jacqui Griffiths | 22 October 2018

Microsoft’s Egbert Schröer outlines the key areas of focus that will enable organisations to embrace Chemistry 4.1

Microsoft’s Egbert Schröer outlines what organisations need to do to embrace Chemistry 4.1

How to successfully migrate domain name systems

How to successfully migrate domain name systems
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 October 2018

Magnus Bjornsson outlines how the Men & Mice software suite makes it easy for organisations to move domain name system management to the hybrid cloud

Magnus Bjornsson outlines the benefits of the Men & Mice software suite in moving DNS to the hybrid cloud

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?

Video: Can artificial intelligence make TV better?
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2018

Microsoft’s Tony Emerson revealed his vision for the future at the recent Edinburgh Television Festival

 

How to create a more productive workplace

How to create a more productive workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 August 2018

Anthony Bruce, a partner in PwC’s human resources consulting practice, outlines what technologies and best practices organisations can use to empower employees to work from anywhere

Anthony Bruce from PwC outlines what organisations can do to empower employees to work from anywhere

Helping big businesses drive greater returns on their transformation spend

Helping big businesses drive greater returns on their transformation spend
By Jacqui Griffiths | 03 August 2018

Angelique Mohring, founder of GainX, tells us how her company uses AI to help global businesses address the complex challenges of transformation

Angelique Mohring tells us how GainX uses AI to help businesses address transformation challenges

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services
By Jacqui Griffiths | 18 July 2018

Having settled into her new role at Microsoft, Janet Lewis, vice president of Global Financial Services, tells us how she is realising her vision to empower financial firms to transform

Microsoft's VP of Global Financial Services outlines her vision to empower financial firms to transform

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs

How Caterpillar has increased fulfil rates and reduced inventory costs
By Guest | 12 July 2018

Construction machinery manufacturer is using technology from 09 Solutions

How AI is driving a new era of intelligent transformation

How AI is driving a new era of intelligent transformation
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 July 2018

Co-founder and CEO of LiveTiles Karl Redenbach explains how artificial intelligence solutions will help companies approach digital transformation with a new mindset

Karl Redenbach from LiveTiles explains how AI helps foster a new approach to digital transformation

Microsoft’s Gavriella Schuster discusses new opportunities for partners

Microsoft’s Gavriella Schuster discusses new opportunities for partners
By Andy Clayton-Smith | 04 July 2018

At last year’s Inspire event, Microsoft announced major changes to the way it is working with partners. In an exclusive interview with The Record, Gavriella Schuster, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner organisation, tells us more about these changes and explains the opportunities that will be presented in the coming financial year

How the One Commercial Partner organisation is paving the way for a successful future 

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Speexx discusses the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 21 June 2018

Online language learning solution provider explains how it has benefitted from taking part

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme

Q&A: Nextail on the Microsoft ScaleUp programme
By Guest | 08 June 2018

Spanish startup explains how it has benefitted from taking part in the programme 

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!

Manufacturing transformation – it’s now or never!
By Guest | 29 May 2018

Many manufacturers have continued to invest in technology and systems using a disjointed, piecemeal approach according to Fred Thomas, DELMIA global industry director for Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industries at Dassault Systèmes. He tells The Record why the time for real change is now

Dassault Systèmes' Fred Thomas explains why manufacturers should rethink tech investment 

Predicting and discovering the future of IoT

Predicting and discovering the future of IoT
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 May 2018

Michael Huth, technical lead for Harnessing Economic Value theme at PETRAS IoT Research Hub, predicts how the internet of things landscape will evolve in 2018

Michael Huth, from PETRAS IoT Research Hub, predicts how the IoT landscape will evolve in 2018 

How to reinvent the traditional workplace

How to reinvent the traditional workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

We ask Yogi Sikri, DXC Technology’s enterprise mobility and internet of things leader, to explain how companies can adapt to digital technologies and changing software licensing requirements

DXC Technology’s Yogi Sikri explains how companies can adapt to digital technologies 

The importance of creating a flexible environment

The importance of creating a flexible environment
By Sean Dudley | 08 May 2018

As customers increasingly demand greater personalisation, manufacturers need to find ways to improve flexibility and agility on the factory floor. Dassault Systèmes’ Eric Green explains why mobile technologies offer a solution

Dassault Systèmes’ Eric Green explains why mobile technologies improve flexibility 

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics

Cloud or edge? Where to do your analytics
By Guest | 27 April 2018

Michael Kanellos, IoT analyst at OSIsoft, explains that some say all data and applications will go to the cloud. Others, such as market research firm IDC, say that around 40% of data will be stored, managed, analysed and kept right where it was produced – at the edge. Here are five factors that determine where to do analytics

Michael Kanellos from OSIsoft explains the five factors that determine where to do analytics

How tech will change the future workplace

How tech will change the future workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 March 2018

Author and partner of Future Workplace Jeanne Meister highlights how enterprises can use technologies such as artificial intelligence and mobile apps to empower employees

Author of Future Workplace Jeanne Meister highlights how enterprises can empower employees

The power of artificial intelligence in the retail industry

The power of artificial intelligence in the retail industry
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 March 2018

Microsoft’s Tracy Issel outlines how artificial intelligence, analytics and mixed reality can help retailers create seamless customer experiences across all channels

Microsoft’s Tracy Issel outlines how AI and mixed reality can help improve customer experiences