Author: Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson is a senior writer for technologyrecord.com and The Record magazine, where she reports on the latest news and updates from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

Breaking the retail monolith with flexible and scalable solutions

Breaking the retail monolith with flexible and scalable solutions
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 August 2018

Microsoft’s Vic Miles explains why microservices offer retailers the perfect way to provide customers with a personalised and seamless omnichannel retail experience

Microsoft’s Vic Miles explains why microservices enable retailers to transform the customer experience

 

Microsoft and National FFA to help drive innovation in agriculture

Microsoft and National FFA to help drive innovation in agriculture
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 July 2018

Blue 365 initiative will give students the skills and technology they need to solve future challenges

European companies to spend US$3.5 billion per year on blockchain by 2022

European companies to spend US$3.5 billion per year on blockchain by 2022
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 July 2018

IDC predicts the region will become the world's second-largest investor in the technology

StarLeaf moves Maestro management solution to Microsoft Azure

StarLeaf moves Maestro management solution to Microsoft Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 July 2018

Update will make it easier for enterprises to implement and manage integrated meeting room systems

PayiQ to bring ticketing services to Pivo mobile wallet

PayiQ to bring ticketing services to Pivo mobile wallet
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 July 2018

Customers can use Microsoft technology-based services to buy tickets for public transport 

VeriPark named as finalist for 2018 Microsoft Financial Services Award

VeriPark named as finalist for 2018 Microsoft Financial Services Award
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 July 2018

Independent software vendor recognised for solutions and service built on Microsoft cloud platform

Microsoft Inspire 2018: Highlights from day one

Microsoft Inspire 2018: Highlights from day one
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 July 2018

We look at some of the key updates Microsoft executives revealed during their keynote speeches

Microsoft Inspire 2018: New features added to Microsoft IoT solutions

Microsoft Inspire 2018: New features added to Microsoft IoT solutions
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 July 2018

Updates to Azure IoT Central, IoT Edge and Maps will empower users to extend their IoT solutions

Microsoft Inspire 2018: GE and Microsoft expand IIoT partnership

Microsoft Inspire 2018: GE and Microsoft expand IIoT partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2018

GE Digital to integrate Predix portfolio with Microsoft Azure so companies can deploy IIoT applications

Intelligent automation in financial services to generate US$512bn by 2020

Intelligent automation in financial services to generate US$512bn by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2018

Capgemini report finds AI and robotic process automation can cut costs and drive revenue

Microsoft to add Workplace Analytics and MyAnalytics nudges to Office 365

Microsoft to add Workplace Analytics and MyAnalytics nudges to Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 July 2018

New features will use data to improve individual and team productivity and collaboration

Gartner survey finds 80% of organisations lack digital dexterity

Gartner survey finds 80% of organisations lack digital dexterity
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 July 2018

Companies struggling to adopt 'new ways of work' solutions, such as mobile tools and virtual collaboration

Tackling global issues with cloud and IoT technology

Tackling global issues with cloud and IoT technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 June 2018

WaterForce leverages Microsoft Azure’s service platform through Schneider Electric’s cloud and hardware products to help farmers improve sustainability

WaterForce leverages Microsoft Azure’s service platform to help farmers improve sustainability

How to successfully manage estates with cloud technology

How to successfully manage estates with cloud technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 May 2018

ICONICS and Microsoft Azure give UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy a new way to manage data from multiple property estates

ICONICS and Microsoft Azure provide a new way to manage data from multiple property estates 


SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia

SilverBridge deploys Microsoft Power BI solution for Hollard Life Namibia
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 May 2018

Platform provides Namibia-based insurance firm with real-time actionable insights from its data

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines

Microsoft acquires conversational AI start-up Semantic Machines
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 May 2018

Companies aim to enable users to communicate more naturally with chatbots and virtual assistants

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail

The secret to successfully using AI to power a new era of retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2018

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using artificial intelligence-enabled virtual agents, robots, analytics and more to empower their employees, optimise their operations and delight customers

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how retailers are using AI-enabled virtual agents 

Four ways to build a powerful B2B customer experience

Four ways to build a powerful B2B customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 May 2018

Author, keynote speaker and customer experience futurist Blake Morgan highlights why companies need to focus on digital transformation, big data, personalisation and omnichannel

Customer experience futurist Blake Morgan highlights the benefits of new technologies

Visibility platforms are a key driver for successful experiential retail, says IDC

Visibility platforms are a key driver for successful experiential retail, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 May 2018

Report finds that the systems help retailers to improve business productivity and customer experience 

Over 50% of businesses expect AI to create new jobs, says EY Global

Over 50% of businesses expect AI to create new jobs, says EY Global
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 May 2018

New poll shows that companies will use technology to develop products and boost operational efficiency

Smart factories to drive productivity growth in automotive sector

Smart factories to drive productivity growth in automotive sector
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 April 2018

Capgemini report predicts industry could achieve US$160 billion annually by 2023

New services to help ensure retail success

New services to help ensure retail success
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 April 2018

Michael Boykin and Daniel Munyan from DXC Technology explain how geomatics and omnilocation services can help retailers to capture data from their physical stores so they can meet, and exceed, the needs of their customers

DXC Technology's Michael Boykin and Daniel Munyan explain how geomatics services help capture data 

A new approach to cloud service delivery

A new approach to cloud service delivery
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 April 2018

Italy’s biggest cloud distributor uses interworks.cloud platform to expand and automate its Microsoft Cloud Services delivery channel for more than 12,000 resellers

Computer Gross uses interworks.cloud platform to expand its Microsoft Cloud Services channel 

Two new Microsoft Azure regions go live in Australia and New Zealand

Two new Microsoft Azure regions go live in Australia and New Zealand
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 April 2018

Microsoft joins with Canberra Data Centres to give governmental and other companies access to cloud

Microsoft restructures to focus on intelligent edge and intelligent cloud

Microsoft restructures to focus on intelligent edge and intelligent cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 April 2018

Firm creates new Experience + Devices and Cloud + AI Platform teams, and makes leadership changes

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