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.

 

 

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE technology used for Heathrow sculpture

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE technology used for Heathrow sculpture
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 April 2014

British sculptor Richard Wilson leveraged 3D simulation software to design Slipstream sculpture

Microsoft and its hardware partners to provide low-cost devices to US schools

Microsoft and its hardware partners to provide low-cost devices to US schools
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 April 2014

Range of low-cost devices and other Microsoft educational offers will  help K-12 schools  to become data-driven

Starting small to reap big rewards with the internet of things

Starting small to reap big rewards with the internet of things
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 April 2014

Rebecca Gibson speaks to Steve Dunbar, intelligent systems lead, EMEA, about how Microsoft aims to help retailers through its Internet of Your Things strategy

Steve Dunbar, intelligent systems lead, EMEA, discusses how Microsoft aims to help retailers through its Internet of Your Things strategy

Nokia Devices and Services becomes part of Microsoft

Nokia Devices and Services becomes part of Microsoft
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 April 2014

Two companies join together after finalising acquisition deal on 25 April 

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 April 2014

Helsinki Bus Transportation uses analytics to improve fuel economy and driver performance

Microsoft to finalise Nokia Devices and services acquisition

Microsoft to finalise Nokia Devices and services acquisition
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 April 2014

Companies make final adjustments to US$7.2 million deal before it closes on Friday 25 April 

Microsoft and São Paulo partner to release crime-monitoring system

Microsoft and São Paulo partner to release crime-monitoring system
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 April 2014

Brazilian state to deploy Detecta to improve police services and crime rates 

Microsoft releases preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service

Microsoft releases preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 April 2014

Company also launches SQL Server 2014 and Analytics Platform System at event in San Francisco 

Gartner identifies the top ten strategic technology trends for smart governments

Gartner identifies the top ten strategic technology trends for smart governments
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 April 2014

Social, mobile, big data and cloud will drive innovation in the public sector this year 

Improving student inclusion with Windows 8 tablets

Improving student inclusion with Windows 8 tablets
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 April 2014

Dell’s UK education sales director Ken Harley spoke to Touch at Bett to explain how a focus on improving student inclusion will drive 1:1 device ratios in classrooms

Dell’s  Ken Harley spoke to Touch at Bett to explain how a focus on improving student inclusion will drive 1:1 device ratios in classrooms

European Union approves Microsoft cloud services platform

European Union approves Microsoft cloud services platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 April 2014

Enterprises can move data freely though Microsoft cloud from Europe to the rest of the world

Brit Group goes live on Sequel Eclipse Underwriting software

Brit Group goes live on Sequel Eclipse Underwriting software
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 April 2014

Sequel solution has enabled the company to update its insurance and reinsurance processes

Rental group deploys Tagetik Financial Performance Management tool

Rental group deploys Tagetik Financial Performance Management tool
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 April 2014

Onsite Rental Group implements Microsoft SQL Server-based solution to improve budgeting

New features for Microsoft Outlook Web App in Office 365

New features for Microsoft Outlook Web App in Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 April 2014

Microsoft to redefine the e-mail experience and make it more social, relevant and collaborative

Microsoft releases images of Kinect for Windows v2 hardware

Microsoft releases images of Kinect for Windows v2 hardware
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 March 2014

Second-generation version of the device is scheduled to launch in summer this year

Microsoft and Dell sign patent licensing agreement

Microsoft and Dell sign patent licensing agreement
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 March 2014

Companies to share intellectual property related to Android and Chrome OS devices and Xbox consoles

Microsoft becomes first global public cloud provider in China

Microsoft becomes first global public cloud provider in China
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 March 2014

Company partners with 21Vianet to deliver enterprise-grade services via Microsoft Azure in the region

Coats migrates from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365

Coats migrates from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 March 2014

Dell Software solutions help to implement new communication platform for 7,500 users 

Mecklenburg County deploys Office 365, Windows Azure and Surface Pro

Mecklenburg County deploys Office 365, Windows Azure and Surface Pro
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 March 2014

North Carolina county saves US$3.2 million and improves productivity with Microsoft technology

The Garden Centre Group deploys Microsoft Dynamics AX

The Garden Centre Group deploys Microsoft Dynamics AX
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 March 2014

Microsoft platform to help company develop its omnichannel retail platform and promote business growth

Convergence 2014: Microsoft shares range of new Dynamics updates

Convergence 2014: Microsoft shares range of new Dynamics updates
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 March 2014

The new apps and services enable organisations to use cloud services to improve customer engagement

New social tools for Office 365 will help organisations become more responsive

New social tools for Office 365 will help organisations become more responsive
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 March 2014

Microsoft showcases the future of workplaces at SharePoint Conference, demonstrating a range of new Office 365 experiences 

Windows Azure services platform available in two prefectures in Japan

Windows Azure services platform available in two prefectures in Japan
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 February 2014

Japan’s cloud market estimated to increase by around US$1.6 billion in 2014

HIMSS: Healthcare providers deploy new solutions based on Surface 2

HIMSS: Healthcare providers deploy new solutions based on Surface 2
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 February 2014

Microsoft highlights various Surface 2 deployments by healthcare providers

HIMSS: Microsoft partners showcase new Windows 8.1 apps for healthcare

HIMSS: Microsoft partners showcase new Windows 8.1 apps for healthcare
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 February 2014

New apps help clinicians to collaborate and give instant access to electronic medical records

New apps help clinicians to collaborate and give instant access to electronic medical records

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