Author: Elly Yates-Roberts

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

 

 

 

 

Uniting social media and e-commerce at Smart Retail Tech Expo 2023

Uniting social media and e-commerce at Smart Retail Tech Expo 2023
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 February 2023

Shahriary Hassan will discuss how TikTok Shop can drive follower growth, traffic and revenue

Qcells and Microsoft partner to boost solar power economy

Qcells and Microsoft partner to boost solar power economy
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2023

Collaboration will develop reliable renewable energy supply chain

Spatial audio from Q-SYS to provide more immersive hybrid meetings

Spatial audio from Q-SYS to provide more immersive hybrid meetings
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2023

New Microsoft Teams feature offers directional sound based on the speaker’s location on screen

ExFlow delivers instant relief in accounts payable

ExFlow delivers instant relief in accounts payable
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 01 February 2023

SignUp Software’s solution has helped the medical equipment provider to reduce employee workload and improve efficiency

SignUp Software’s solution has helped Reliable Medical Supplies to reduce employee workload  
 

Jabra launches new videoconferencing solution for flexible hybrid working

Jabra launches new videoconferencing solution for flexible hybrid working
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 January 2023

PanaCast 50 Video Bar System with Microsoft Teams integration aims to improve meeting experiences

Avanade is putting the ‘digital’ in digital transformation

Avanade is putting the ‘digital’ in digital transformation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 31 January 2023

Chris Lowndes and Barry Maybank share why digital twins and service-centric business models could be the answer to the ever-evolving challenges facing the manufacturing industry

Chris Lowndes and Barry Maybank discuss the value of digital twins and service-centric business models

Students use Minecraft to design future of London borough

Students use Minecraft to design future of London borough
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 January 2023

Partnership with Mayor of London and C40 Cities encourages sustainable changes in Croydon

From disruption to resilience with the Microsoft Supply Chain Platform

From disruption to resilience with the Microsoft Supply Chain Platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 January 2023

Overhaul’s involvement with Microsoft’s new Supply Chain Center will see it transform experiences for Microsoft partners and customers. David Warrick explains

David Warrick discusses how Overhaul can transform experiences for partners and customers

Smart Retail Tech Expo 2023 to highlight virtual and augmented reality

Smart Retail Tech Expo 2023 to highlight virtual and augmented reality
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 January 2023

New XR Xperience showcase will connect attendees with a range of exhibitors and their solutions

Data is key to business success, says Mankgopo Moroaswi

Data is key to business success, says Mankgopo Moroaswi
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 January 2023

Orbus Software’s iServer365 platform gives customers unprecedented access to application information. Orbus’s Reda Gadiri and OBASA’s Moroaswi share more

Orbus Software’s iServer365 platform gives customers unprecedented access to application information

Crestron to showcase workplace solutions at ISE 2023

Crestron to showcase workplace solutions at ISE 2023
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 January 2023

Attendees can learn how the firm’s products can transform office and home-working spaces

Microsoft helps Government of the Philippines empower justice system

Microsoft helps Government of the Philippines empower justice system
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 January 2023

Firm will help to digitise files, provide specialised search engine and deliver virtual hearings

Microsoft democratises access to AI with Azure OpenAI Service

Microsoft democratises access to AI with Azure OpenAI Service
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 January 2023

Launch will enable businesses to use AI with security, reliability and compliance of Azure

Bitmovin and ViewLift to enhance media streaming experiences

Bitmovin and ViewLift to enhance media streaming experiences
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 January 2023

Partnership combines ViewLift's content distribution with Bitmovin's cloud infrastructure

Thinking business before technology at Orbus Software

Thinking business before technology at Orbus Software
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 17 January 2023

Gareth Burton explains why he believes the phrase ‘digital transformation’ is becoming meaningless and how partnerships are essential for his firm’s success

Gareth Burton explains why he believes the phrase ‘digital transformation’ is becoming meaningless

The epitome of resilient retail with Microsoft and Blue Yonder

The epitome of resilient retail with Microsoft and Blue Yonder
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 January 2023

Sue McMahon and Erin Halka discuss the new, omnichannel retail landscape and why brands must leverage AI to meet customers’ expectations and supply chain demands

Sue McMahon and Erin Halka discuss why AI is essential to meet customer expectations

Johnson Controls is paving the way to better buildings

Johnson Controls is paving the way to better buildings
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 January 2023

Firm is transforming how businesses and organisations worldwide operate their buildings so they can become integral components of their environmental strategy, while offering an improved experience for users

Firm is transforming how organisations operate their buildings to become more sustainable

Microsoft to outline retail media solutions at NRF 2023

Microsoft to outline retail media solutions at NRF 2023
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2023

Updates aim to improve customer and staff experiences through several Microsoft products

Italy’s National Cybersecurity Agency joins Microsoft security programme

Italy’s National Cybersecurity Agency joins Microsoft security programme
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2023

Collaboration will explore cybersecurity and resilience strategies for country’s digital development

Automating the sales process with Experlogix CPQ

Automating the sales process with Experlogix CPQ
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 January 2023

Brewing firm Heineken has improved the productivity of its Dutch sales team and account managers by working with Experlogix

Firm has helped Heineken improve the productivity of Dutch sales reps and account managers

RealWear launches new headset for frontline workers

RealWear launches new headset for frontline workers
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 January 2023

RealWear Navigator 520 with HyperDisplay delivers greater efficiency and sharper displays

Understanding consumers is key for retail innovation

Understanding consumers is key for retail innovation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 09 January 2023

Lindsay Carpen shares how RSM’s focus on understanding retail consumers helps its clients create premium customer experiences

Lindsay Carpen shares how RSM’s focus on consumers helps clients improve customer experiences

New Consumer Product Showcase to debut at NRF 2023: Retail's Big Show

New Consumer Product Showcase to debut at NRF 2023: Retail's Big Show
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 January 2023

Programme enables small businesses to exhibit products for national merchandisers

Avanade to highlight retail innovation at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show

Avanade to highlight retail innovation at NRF 2023: Retail’s Big Show
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 January 2023

Firm will offer a 45-minute experience covering the metaverse, smart fitting rooms and more

The power of unified commerce in meeting customer expectations

The power of unified commerce in meeting customer expectations
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 January 2023

Flooid’s Donna Stevens discusses how the cloud and omnichannel offerings can help retailers to deliver the experiences that customers want

Flooid’s Donna Stevens discusses the retail value of the cloud and omnichannel offerings 
 

Türkiye Isbank moves London branch to cloud with Microsoft Azure

Türkiye Isbank moves London branch to cloud with Microsoft Azure
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 January 2023

Bank has successfully completed first stage of digitalisation to speed up business processes

Upland Software empowers contact centres for better customer service

Upland Software empowers contact centres for better customer service
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 December 2022

Whitepaper demonstrates positive impact of CTI technology on today’s contact centres  
 

Microsoft and partners are helping to develop connected urban transport

Microsoft and partners are helping to develop connected urban transport
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 23 December 2022

Microsoft and its ecosystem of partners are demonstrating that the power and flexibility of IoT, cloud and other technologies are helping city leaders deliver next-generation transportation systems

IoT, cloud and other technologies are helping city leaders deliver next-generation transportation

Microsoft supports Linux Foundation’s new mapping service

Microsoft supports Linux Foundation’s new mapping service
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 December 2022

Other founding members of the open data initiative include AWS, Meta and TomTom

Microsoft and Tecnológico de Monterrey promote scientific research

Microsoft and Tecnológico de Monterrey promote scientific research
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 December 2022

Partnership will support genome studies for disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment 

Microsoft and Viasat bring connectivity to underserved communities

Microsoft and Viasat bring connectivity to underserved communities
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 16 December 2022

Partnership will extend Airband Initiative to five million people across Africa

IOTSWC to focus on collaboration, cybersecurity and smart cities

IOTSWC to focus on collaboration, cybersecurity and smart cities
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By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 December 2022

Businesses from around the world will be showcasing solutions at the event’s Testbed Area

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