Author: Elly Yates-Roberts

Elly Yates-Roberts is a writer for The Record, reporting on the latest news from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

 

 

Wayve uses Microsoft supercomputing for autonomous vehicle deep learning

Wayve uses Microsoft supercomputing for autonomous vehicle deep learning
Unsplash/Pat Whelen
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 May 2022

Organisations will combine expertise to accelerate the roll-out of self-driving technology

American Airlines and Microsoft partner for better travel experiences

American Airlines and Microsoft partner for better travel experiences
American Airlines
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 May 2022

Partnership leverages Microsoft Azure, AI and data analytics to streamline operations  
 

Microsoft announces general availability of Cloud for Sustainability

Microsoft announces general availability of Cloud for Sustainability
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 May 2022

New ESG capabilities from Microsoft and partners will help organisations accelerate progress  
 

Isolved launches conversational AI chatbot for Microsoft Teams

Isolved launches conversational AI chatbot for Microsoft Teams
Lovelymockups/Isolved
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 May 2022

Employees can use the virtual assistant to ask questions and complete everyday HR tasks 
 

For business success, the right technology is everything

For business success, the right technology is everything
Jabra
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 May 2022

Nigel Dunn of Jabra shares how high-quality audio-visual tools can improve productivity in hybrid working environments, while giving staff the flexibility they want

Nigel Dunn of Jabra shares how high-quality audio-visual tools can improve productivity and flexibility  
 

Augury enhances asset management with Seebo acquisition

Augury enhances asset management with Seebo acquisition
Augury
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 May 2022

Firms will deliver AI solutions that improve asset performance, quality, sustainability and safety 
 

Microsoft updates cybercrime defences with new Security Experts

Microsoft updates cybercrime defences with new Security Experts
Pixabay/Werner Moser
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 May 2022

New category of services combines threat intelligence technology with highly skilled people

Jabra introduces Dynamic Composition for PanaCast 50

Jabra introduces Dynamic Composition for PanaCast 50
Jabra
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 May 2022

New feature provides close-up view of participants in physical meeting rooms 
 

Microsoft-led group launches Neurodiversity Career Connector

Microsoft-led group launches Neurodiversity Career Connector
Unsplash/Jason Goodman
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 May 2022

The job site aims to connect applicants with firms that have dedicated neurodiversity hiring programmes 
 

Microsoft drives growth in Canada with new headquarters and investments

Microsoft drives growth in Canada with new headquarters and investments
Microsoft Canada
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 May 2022

The firm’s ecosystem supports 300,000 jobs and contributes $37 billion to GDP, finds EY  
 

A head start for homeworking with Microsoft Teams

A head start for homeworking with Microsoft Teams
University of Dundee
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 May 2022

The University of Dundee is using Jabra’s Microsoft Teams-certified headsets to provide flexible working opportunities for staff and students

The University of Dundee uses Jabra’s headsets to provide flexible working opportunities for staff and students 
 

Microsoft makes Defender for Business generally available

Microsoft makes Defender for Business generally available
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 May 2022

Move aims to help businesses protect themselves against security breaches

Adyen is delivering a unified approach to retail

Adyen is delivering a unified approach to retail
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 May 2022

As customers come to expect more from the places they shop, Jan-Pieter Lips shares how Adyen’s close partnership with Microsoft is changing how retailers do business

Jan-Pieter Lips shares how the firm’s partnership with Microsoft is changing how retailers do business

Poly reveals that staff crave consistency in remote and office working

Poly reveals that staff crave consistency in remote and office working
Poly
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 May 2022

Report highlights that employers want to return to the office, despite the benefits of hybrid working 
 

Democratising access to digital tools for better hybrid working

Democratising access to digital tools for better hybrid working
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 May 2022

Mandarine Academy’s Florent Petit shares how the firm is helping businesses overcome challenges associated with hybrid working

Florent Petit shares how Mandarine Academy is empowering employees to work in more flexible ways   
 

Skkynet enables real-time manufacturing business

Skkynet enables real-time manufacturing business
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 28 April 2022

Skkynet CEO Andrew Thomas shares how a better flow of information can power smarter and more versatile business operations to meet consumer demand

CEO Andrew Thomas shares how information can help firms to meet consumer demand 
 

Automatically better: the power of automation solutions

Automatically better: the power of automation solutions
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 April 2022

Industrial process fluids maker Quaker Houghton improves customer service with a Nintex-based automated workflow solution that initiates analyses of customer samples

Quaker Houghton improved customer service with a Nintex-based workflow for sample analyses  
 

Finastra delivers new financing options through Microsoft Dynamics 365

Finastra delivers new financing options through Microsoft Dynamics 365
Unsplash/Bram Naus
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 April 2022

Business-as-a-service solution will enable SMEs to access lending through the platform

BPCL partners with Microsoft to transform customer experience

BPCL partners with Microsoft to transform customer experience
Unsplash/Zbynek Burival
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 April 2022

Firm aims to use cloud and AI to drive digital transformation in oil and gas industry 
 

The next stage for public sector sustainability

The next stage for public sector sustainability
Disaster Tech
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 April 2022

Consumers are demanding more of organisations in terms of sustainability, and public sector organisations and governments are integral to realising meaningful societal change. Microsoft’s Jeremy M. Goldberg discusses the challenges of doing so, and highlights where Microsoft can provide support

Jeremy M. Goldberg highlights how Microsoft can help to realise meaningful societal change 
 

Boeing and Microsoft expand digital aviation partnership

Boeing and Microsoft expand digital aviation partnership
Boeing
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 April 2022

Aerospace firm will use the Microsoft Cloud and AI to streamline business and accelerate innovation

Navigating cybersecurity threats in financial services

Navigating cybersecurity threats in financial services
iStock
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 April 2022

The threat landscape has become increasingly sophisticated, not least for financial services firms who are grappling with the competing needs to better serve customers, while also thwarting cybercriminals. Bill Borden tells us how Microsoft and its partner community are positioned to help

Bill Borden tells us how Microsoft and its partners are positioned to help firms defend against cybercriminals  
 

Namogoo launches e-commerce solution for better retail experiences

Namogoo launches e-commerce solution for better retail experiences
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 April 2022

Customer Journey OS will help brands understand shoppers’ real-time needs and provide digital solutions

Striving for business sustainability with Microsoft technology

Striving for business sustainability with Microsoft technology
UN Climate Change
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 April 2022

Many organisations and governments have been reinvigorated by COP26 to explore sustainability strategies. But to realise their goals, they must make a renewed commitment to technological innovation. Microsoft and its partners are working to deliver the solutions and initiatives that could make the difference

Microsoft and its partners are delivering solutions to help organisations commit to sustainability strategies 
 

The Spring 2022 issue of Technology Record is out now!

The Spring 2022 issue of Technology Record is out now!
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 April 2022

Hear from a range of Microsoft executives and partners about the latest in enterprise technology

Nueva Pescanova uses Microsoft AI to transform shrimp farming

Nueva Pescanova uses Microsoft AI to transform shrimp farming
Nueva Pescanova
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 April 2022

Joint solution Smartfarm aims to help aquafarmers improve yield and sustainability

Orbus Software joins Microsoft Partner Pledge

Orbus Software joins Microsoft Partner Pledge
Unsplash/Israel Andrade
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 April 2022

Firm will commit to achieving goals in digital skills, apprenticeships, diversity, ethical AI and sustainability

Microsoft and United Airlines support First Women’s Bank

Microsoft and United Airlines support First Women’s Bank
Unsplash/Christina@wocintechchat.com
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 April 2022

Partnerships aim to create accessible financing and expand economic opportunities for women  

Technology is critical to business sustainability, finds Digital Space

Technology is critical to business sustainability, finds Digital Space
Unsplash/Alexander Abero
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 April 2022

Recent report showed that organisations  are more aware of how IT can help them reach their goals   
 

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub platform now available in Asia

Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub platform now available in Asia
Microsoft
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 March 2022

Programme aims to accelerate innovation for economic and societal progress in the region

ScaleOut Software to launch new data platform for Redis clients

ScaleOut Software to launch new data platform for Redis clients
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 March 2022

New release aims to provide customers with greater ease of use, scaling and automated recovery  
 

UK becomes third country to reach $1 trillion technology sector

UK becomes third country to reach $1 trillion technology sector
Unsplash/Aron Van de Pol
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 30 March 2022

The country’s “thriving ecosystem of talent” is a key driver in the success, says Ensono’s Hannah Birch 
 

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