Technology Record - Issue 28: Spring 2023

14 CONTENTS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIALS & MANUFACTURING 134 Ansys and Microsoft are helping organisations use digital twins for more than just simulation. Manzoor Tiwana tells us more 136 AVEVA’s Lisa Wee explains why investments in digital technology, clean energy and infrastructure will help to achieve net-zero operations by 2050 138 Tom Nall, Michael Schleuss and Marko Weisse discuss Avanade’s smart digital manufacturing offering and how it delivers true transformation to customers 140 Data partnerships will help businesses to address economic uncertainty, drive the industrial metaverse and safeguard future operations, says AVEVA’s Andrew McCloskey 142 Andy Byers shares how Ansys’s partnership with Microsoft can help its customers run more simulations in less time 143 Xavier Mesrobian of Skkynet Cloud Systems discusses how demilitarised zones can keep data safe and prevent expensive attacks 144 Making movies in the cloud As media companies explore cloud-based options to replace their on-premises systems, Microsoft’s Andy Beach discusses the benefits and challenges of the shift 124 Taking transformation to the next level A new survey highlights how manufacturers can accelerate their digitalisation efforts with investment into Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing 133 Augury’s Chris Dobbrow explains why companies should introduce AI solutions to deliver transformative value MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS 118 Unleashing the potential of AI Microsoft’s Roni Karassik and Philippe Brissaud discuss the opportunities that AI offers financial service providers 122 Businesses can use automation software to address fraud detection, risk management, trading and investment, and customer service. Metafile’s Andy Birkey explains