Author: Elly Yates-Roberts

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

 

 

 

 

KPMG to invest US$5 billion in its digital strategy

KPMG to invest US$5 billion in its digital strategy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 December 2019

Firm will implement Microsoft 365, Teams, Azure and AI services as part of five-year agreement

Microsoft and BRAC bring vocational training to Bangladesh’s youth

Microsoft and BRAC bring vocational training to Bangladesh’s youth
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 December 2019

Skills Development Programme will cover graphic design, electrical installation and maintenance

Hollard Partner Solutions moves to cloud with SilverBridge’s Exergy

Hollard Partner Solutions moves to cloud with SilverBridge’s Exergy
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 04 December 2019

South African insurance subsidiary will use the Microsoft Azure-based solution to modernise

Collaboration is key to stay ahead in transportation, says PayiQ CEO

Collaboration is key to stay ahead in transportation, says PayiQ CEO
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 03 December 2019

Tuomo Parjanen explores the changing industry and how the company is evolving to meet it

Microsoft and AT&T preview Network Edge Compute technology

Microsoft and AT&T preview Network Edge Compute technology
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 27 November 2019

Companies are expanding 5G partnership by combining Azure with AT&T’s Network Cloud

Politico Europe provides voting insight with Microsoft Power BI

Politico Europe provides voting insight with Microsoft Power BI
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2019

The election-coverage hub aims to show EU citizens how their votes affect political outcomes

CloudMoyo improves compliance and safety for Kansas City Southern

CloudMoyo improves compliance and safety for Kansas City Southern
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 26 November 2019

Railroad company has rolled out CloudMoyo’s Microsoft Azure-based Operational Testing System

Microsoft supports Australian government to halve homelessness

Microsoft supports Australian government to halve homelessness
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 25 November 2019

Act to End Street Sleeping Collaboration will use PowerApps to connect rough sleepers to services

NSW Health pilots Azure for real-time clinical diagnoses

NSW Health pilots Azure for real-time clinical diagnoses
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Trial uploads pathology test results to the internet to help patients wherever they are

Telstra uses Microsoft solutions to improve collaboration

Telstra uses Microsoft solutions to improve collaboration
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Teams and Power Apps are empowering staff and transforming the customer experience as a result

How the public sector is transforming citizen services with AI

How the public sector is transforming citizen services with AI
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 22 November 2019

Government organisations, education institutions and healthcare providers are increasingly recognising that, in order to meet the needs of citizens, they need to free themselves of incumbent technology and invest in modern solutions underpinned by artificial intelligence

Government, education and healthcare organisations must invest in modern technology

Cognizant, Microsoft and Walmart invest $3 million in tech education

Cognizant, Microsoft and Walmart invest $3 million in tech education
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 21 November 2019

Partnership will fund CodePath.org to increase inclusion and diversity in computer science

Montrium releases Toolkits to help life sciences firms move to the cloud

Montrium releases Toolkits to help life sciences firms move to the cloud
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 November 2019

New Office 365 compliance solution will help companies improve efficiency and reduce costs

Baker Hughes, C3.ai and Microsoft join to bring AI to energy sector

Baker Hughes, C3.ai and Microsoft join to bring AI to energy sector
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 November 2019

Joint offerings will enable energy companies to operate more safely, reliably and sustainably

Microsoft announces new Azure features at Smart City Expo 2019

Microsoft announces new Azure features at Smart City Expo 2019
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 20 November 2019

Firm is using the cloud to improve urban mobility, water quality and share real-time weather info

Bizagi chooses Microsoft Azure to host automation platform

Bizagi chooses Microsoft Azure to host automation platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 November 2019

Solution integrates with RPA platforms such as Blue Prism and UiPath to drive digital transformation

Westpac launches Azure data hub for personalised services

Westpac launches Azure data hub for personalised services
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 19 November 2019

Australian bank partners with Microsoft to create ‘Data Driven Experience Platform'

Microsoft updates privacy of commercial cloud contracts

Microsoft updates privacy of commercial cloud contracts
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 November 2019

Changes will give customers more transparency around data processing

Episerver to acquire personalisation and analytics software provider Idio

Episerver to acquire personalisation and analytics software provider Idio
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 November 2019

Move will help Episerver predict buyer interests for improved business results

TCS launches Microsoft Business Unit to boost enterprise innovation

TCS launches Microsoft Business Unit to boost enterprise innovation
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 18 November 2019

New service will help enterprises use AI, machine learning and the cloud to pursue transformation

Harvey Norman pilots Microsoft Synchronized Shopping

Harvey Norman pilots Microsoft Synchronized Shopping
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 November 2019

App uses Azure cloud and geolocation services to help customers find their perfect product

Salesforce to use Microsoft Azure to power its Marketing Cloud

Salesforce to use Microsoft Azure to power its Marketing Cloud
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 15 November 2019

Firm will also connect its customer relationship management records with Microsoft Teams

Allianz to use Microsoft Azure to streamline insurance processes

Allianz to use Microsoft Azure to streamline insurance processes
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 November 2019

Microsoft will also partner with Allianz insurtech Syncier to offer customised solutions

Tata Communications and Microsoft drive connected car development

Tata Communications and Microsoft drive connected car development
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 November 2019

Joint efforts will help manufacturers to create solutions faster and more cost-effectively

Mayor of London and Microsoft launch Civic Innovation Challenge

Mayor of London and Microsoft launch Civic Innovation Challenge
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 14 November 2019

Initiative will support technology companies that create solutions for the city’s biggest challenges

Ieso uses Microsoft Azure to give people 24/7 mental health support

Ieso uses Microsoft Azure to give people 24/7 mental health support
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 13 November 2019

Users can take part in cognitive behavioural therapy sessions from anywhere, at any time

Azure AI is helping Brazilian startup take the stress out of car repairs

Azure AI is helping Brazilian startup take the stress out of car repairs
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 November 2019

The Car10 app enables users to get quotes from local garages by uploading a photo

Internet of Things World North America

Internet of Things World North America
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 November 2019

6-9 April 2020; California

Attendees can network with over 12,500 peers and hear from over 400 experts in IoT

NatWest and Pollinate launch Azure-based payments platform

NatWest and Pollinate launch Azure-based payments platform
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 11 November 2019

Tyl aims to help banks provide a personalised customer service and compete with fintechs

Ignite 2019: Unisys launches security solutions for Microsoft Azure

Ignite 2019: Unisys launches security solutions for Microsoft Azure
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 November 2019

Firm has unveiled new biometric software, plus solutions to help clients work better in the cloud

McAfee adds new capabilities to MVISION Cloud

McAfee adds new capabilities to MVISION Cloud
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 08 November 2019

Updates will help customers prioritise security in Azure and prevent data loss in Teams

Colt to add to Microsoft 365 experience via Azure Peering Service

Colt to add to Microsoft 365 experience via Azure Peering Service
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 November 2019

Enterprises can use a direct interconnection to enhance performance and ensure low latency 

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