The best of enterprise technology on the Microsoft Platform
Editor: Lindsay James
Executive Editor: Andy Clayton-Smith
According to IDC, by 2021 worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies will exceed US$2.1 trillion. With more and more business leaders finally come to the decision that re-evaluation of their vision for digital-first business is probably overdue, we have taken the opportunity to speak with a number of leading Microsoft partners about the ways in which they are helping business leaders rise to the challenges being set by the technological advances ongoing around them.
For many, this is not just a chance to refresh the technology stack but also an opportunity to revisit some of the core philosophies which underpin their business. You’ll find more in our cover story on page 30.
Also in this issue, don’t miss the exclusive interview with Microsoft’s executive vice president Jean-Philippe Courtois about the work he and his co-workers have engaged upon during the year and look at where they are heading with their strategy for digital transformation in 2019. You’ll find the interview on page 23.
Whether considering the steady transition toward cash-free economies across the globe or finding out more about the ways in which education professionals are harnessing technological innovation to deliver more compelling and effective lessons, this edition of the magazine also delivers practical examples of where the cloud is revolutionising the workplace and lighting-up citizen services with greater availability and choice for less investment.
News and views, features, business insight and thought leadership – it’s all here in our latest edition.
We hope you enjoy this issue.