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.

 

 

What will the retail industry look like in 2018?

What will the retail industry look like in 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 December 2017

Nikki Baird, managing partner at RSR Research, expects that AI and machine learning will help to drive more personalised customer experiences and help retailers to optimise operations

RSR Research's Nikki Baird expects AI and machine learning to drive personalised customer experiences

What will the public sector prioritise to achieve a successful 2018?

What will the public sector prioritise to achieve a successful 2018?
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 December 2017

Analytics, cybersecurity, AI and a move from legacy systems will be the top focus for organisations, predicts Kevin Noonan, chief analyst and practice leader of Ovum’s Public Sector team

Analytics, security and a move from legacy systems will be the top focus, says Ovum's Kevin Noonan

The importance of planning ahead for retail success

The importance of planning ahead for retail success
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 December 2017

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence empower retailers to accurately predict hyper-local demand for products

Microsoft’s ShiSh Shridhar explains how analytics, machine learning and AI empower retailers

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills

CIF finds 40% of UK public sector organisations are lacking digital skills
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2017

Reports says UK government must develop expertise to digitise the services it delivers to citizens

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020

Deloitte says 85% of UK companies will invest in AI and IoT by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 November 2017

More than half of survey respondents expect to invest over £10 million in digital technologies 

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels

TimeFleX to launch new meeting module and NFC door panels
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 November 2017

New updates to group calendar software will make it easier to organise team meetings

Overcoming the technology grind with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Overcoming the technology grind with Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 08 November 2017

enVista and Stone Technologies helped a grain and milling company successfully migrate to Microsoft Dynamics 365 in the cloud in seven months

enVista and Stone Technologies helped milling company successfully migrate to the cloud

GCI deploys virtual contact centre for Prospect Union

GCI deploys virtual contact centre for Prospect Union
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 October 2017

Enghouse contact centre and Microsoft Skype for Business deployment improves customer service

HTNG European Conference to explore AI and virtual reality

HTNG European Conference to explore AI and virtual reality
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 October 2017

Conference to help hoteliers and travel companies find ways to innovate with digital technology

Blackbaud joins with Microsoft to digitise the nonprofit sector

Blackbaud joins with Microsoft to digitise the nonprofit sector
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 October 2017

Blackbaud SKY, an operational platform for nonprofits, is now on Microsoft Azure

Sibos 2017: Volante Technologies moves payment suite to Azure

Sibos 2017: Volante Technologies moves payment suite to Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 October 2017

Moving the VolPay Suite to the cloud will give financial firms better payment capabilities and reduce costs

Developing a competitive supply chain with the help of DXC Technology

Developing a competitive supply chain with the help of DXC Technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 October 2017

Kotahi used a cloud-based business intelligence and predictive analytics solution from DXC Eclipse to improve demand forecasting

The logistics company used cloud-based business intelligence to improve demand forecasting 

How the DS Virgin Racing team is boosting fan engagement

How the DS Virgin Racing team is boosting fan engagement
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 October 2017

DXC Technology helped the electric car racing team use social analytics to meet fans’ demands

DXC Technology helped the electric car racing team use social analytics to meet fans’ demands

A fashion-forward approach to e-commerce

A fashion-forward approach to e-commerce
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 October 2017

Online fashion retailer Asos has migrated from a monolithic, on-premises e-commerce system to a microservices platform running on Microsoft Azure

Asos has migrated from a monolithic, on-premises e-commerce system to running on Microsoft Azure

How the City of Wolverhampton Council is leading the way with cloud

How the City of Wolverhampton Council is leading the way with cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 October 2017

IT automation company PowerON has helped the UK council to implement an advanced IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Microsoft Azure

PowerON has helped the UK council to implement an IT system built on Microsoft System Center and Azure

Shoptalk prepares for European retail event in Denmark

Shoptalk prepares for European retail event in Denmark
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 September 2017

Shoptalk Europe will focus on digitalising physical stores, e-commerce trends and much more 

Robotics is the highest priority for technology investment, says IDC

Robotics is the highest priority for technology investment, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 September 2017

New report finds 50% of respondents placed robotics as their key business focus

Microsoft to reveal new Windows Mixed Reality headsets at IFA

Microsoft to reveal new Windows Mixed Reality headsets at IFA
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 August 2017

Microsoft and its partners have also developed two PCs that are compatible with Windows Mixed Reality

PowerON joins Microsoft EMS Elite Partner Team

PowerON joins Microsoft EMS Elite Partner Team
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 August 2017

UK-based IT automation specialist joins 70 other partners in the exclusive team

Detego eliminates out-of-stock situations with new AI solution

Detego eliminates out-of-stock situations with new AI solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 August 2017

New merchandise management software is hosted on the Microsoft Azure cloud

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security

Governments using biometrics and analytics for data security
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 August 2017

Accenture says 71% of organisations are deploying advanced analytics and predictive modelling 

Optimising inventories: making shelf space count

Optimising inventories: making shelf space count
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 August 2017

Luke Shave from Microsoft and David McClellan from Neal Analytics explain how cloud-based inventory optimisation solutions are empowering retailers

Microsoft's Luke Shave and David McClellan from Neal Analytics provide insight on inventory optimisation 

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017

VeriPark wins Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV of the Year 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 August 2017

Financial software provider also won three regional awards for its use of Microsoft Dynamics

How Beyond Bank Australia is creating better customer relationships

How Beyond Bank Australia is creating better customer relationships
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 August 2017

DXC Technology is helping the Australian bank to improve how it interacts with individual customers by deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM

DXC Technology is helping the Australian bank to improve how it interacts with individual customers

Driving new workplace efficiencies at FMC Technologies

Driving new workplace efficiencies at FMC Technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 August 2017

Avanade helps subsea and offshore systems provider to streamline operations by migrating to Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016

Avanade is helping the subsea and offshore systems provider to streamline its operations

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