The importance of being agile in insurance

The importance of being agile in insurance
By Guest | Friday, May 27, 2016

In a fast moving world, being able to cope with change can provide a number of vital business advantages for companies in the insurance industry, explains Patti Griffin from Duck Creek Technologies

Duck Creek Technologies' Patti Griffin says insurers need to be better equipped for change

A vision for the industrial internet of things at the edge

A vision for the industrial internet of things at the edge
By Guest | Thursday, May 26, 2016

The industrial internet of things (IIoT) promises to transform the manufacturing industry – and fast. This change requires a new, embeddable communications platform that can successfully bridge the gap between operations and IT, says Tony Paine from Kepware Technologies

Tony Paine from Kepware outlines the need to bridge the gap between operations and IT

Microsoft invests in the delivery of affordable internet access

Microsoft invests in the delivery of affordable internet access
By Lindsay James | Thursday, May 26, 2016

Microsoft has awarded grants to 12 new businesses to help scale their solutions

World Cities Summit 2016

World Cities Summit 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 26, 2016

10-14 July; Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Event to show how cities can govern through policy, technology and social innovations

Microsoft makes series of updates to Office 365 suite

Microsoft makes series of updates to Office 365 suite
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, May 26, 2016

Enhancements made to Skype for Business, Outlook and SharePoint

Report: Banks need to increase unified communications use

Report: Banks need to increase unified communications use
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

New research indicates a third of customers would be willing to move banks for better service

Falcon Holdings: an effective journey to the cloud

Falcon Holdings: an effective journey to the cloud
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

By adding cloud-based financial intelligence to hundreds of restaurants, Falcon Holdings has streamlined its financial workflow and cut cycle time by more than half

 Falcon Holdings has streamlined its financial workflow and cut cycle time by more than half

Industry 4.0 and the journey into smart manufacturing

Industry 4.0 and the journey into smart manufacturing
By Guest | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

In the second of a new series of articles, Mike James from ATS highlights how smart advisors are the perfect starting point for the journey into smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

Mike James from ATS outlines the journey into smart manufacturing and industry 4.0


2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 25, 2016

10-14 July; Toronto, Canada

Microsoft's biggest partner event brings together more than 15,000 global attendees

Worldwide big data revenues to hit US$187bn in 2019

Worldwide big data revenues to hit US$187bn in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Largest opportunities to be in discrete and process manufacturing and banking

Using Skype for Business to create a better NHS

Using Skype for Business to create a better NHS
By Guest | Monday, May 23, 2016

Outsourcery’s Paul Todd says that Skype for Business can unlock the efficiencies that NHS Trusts, hospitals and GP surgeries so drastically need

Outsourcery’s Paul Todd outlines the benefits that Skype for Business could bring to the NHS

New HPE report highlights ways to improve enterprise defenses

New HPE report highlights ways to improve enterprise defenses
By Lindsay James | Monday, May 23, 2016

'Business of Hacking' report uncovers the inner workings of the cybercriminal economy

Using technology to improve outcomes for vulnerable children

Using technology to improve outcomes for vulnerable children
By Lindsay James | Friday, May 20, 2016

Microsoft technologies are enabling welfare agencies to do their job more effectively

Making the internet of things accessible to everyone

Making the internet of things accessible to everyone
By Lindsay James | Thursday, May 19, 2016

London-based startup SAM Labs is working to democratise the internet of things


Smart machines need smart engineering

Smart machines need smart engineering
By Guest | Thursday, May 19, 2016

Whether you call it the internet of things (IoT), Industry 4.0 or the age of the digital machine, it’s clear that we’re entering a new industrial revolution. Mirko Bäcker from Siemens PLM Software says that, to succeed against this backdrop, industrial equipment manufacturers need to be more collaborative, versatile and flexible

Mirko Bäcker from Siemens PLM Software says that IE manufacturers need to be more flexible

LOKI Systems completes first Advanced Payroll AX sale

LOKI Systems completes first Advanced Payroll AX sale
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 19, 2016

Company provides Canaidan floral wholesaler with Dynamics AX payroll solution

Check Point expands SandBlast malware protection to Office 365

Check Point expands SandBlast malware protection to Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

SandBlast Cloud prevents known and unknown malware from reaching e-mail customers

Helping Trans Maldivian Airways to meet its objectives

Helping Trans Maldivian Airways to meet its objectives
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

One the world’s largest seaplane operators, Trans Maldivian Airways is decreasing backup complexity and saving time with Veeam technology

Trans Maldivian Airways is decreasing backup complexity and saving time thanks to Veeam

PGA TOUR harnesses the power of Windows 10

PGA TOUR harnesses the power of Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

New apps helping to improve operations and fan engagement

Putting new technologies in the driving seat

Putting new technologies in the driving seat
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Accenture and SEAT are collaborating to build a proof of concept that supports the connected lifestyle of the modern car user

Accenture and SEAT are collaborating to support the lifestyle of the modern car user

SAP and Microsoft expand cloud partnership

SAP and Microsoft expand cloud partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SAP will run on Azure, while Office 365 will be integrated with various SAP solutions

The big picture: what should data look like?

The big picture: what should data look like?
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 17, 2016

When it comes to big data, visualisation is one of the best ways of communicating key messages. Barry Smith, head of sales and marketing at retail data consultancy Ikano Insight, examines some of the best ways to do this and highlights the pitfalls to avoid

Ikano Insight's Barry Smith highlights how data visualisation can communicate key messages

Multi-channel retail innovations demoed at biggest-ever IRX

Multi-channel retail innovations demoed at biggest-ever IRX
By Guest | Monday, May 16, 2016

Hot topics included multi-channel retail strategies, connected delivery and more

Enabling the provision of more personalised care

Enabling the provision of more personalised care
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, May 16, 2016

We speak to Sheetal Shah, Avanade’s director of digital health, to find out how new technologies are helping healthcare providers deliver more personalised care

Sheetal Shah from Avanade outlines the benefits of digital healthcare solutions

Using cloud technology to improve breast cancer detection

Using cloud technology to improve breast cancer detection
By Lindsay James | Monday, May 16, 2016

New solution to boost the early detection of breast cancer and enhance clinical efficiency  

EMS Summit

EMS Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 13, 2016

4-6 October; Hilton, Düsseldorf, Germany

Around 300 attendees will hear 40 case studies from leading manufacturers

Ensuring cost-effective compliance

Ensuring cost-effective compliance
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, May 13, 2016

Andrea Ruosi, CEO of AX for Pharma, tells us why pharmaceutical and life science companies should adopt integrated commercial-off-the-shelf solutions to manage production processes

Andrea Ruosi, CEO of AX for Pharma, outlines a solution for managing production processes  

Hewlett Packard Enterprise launches universal IoT platform

Hewlett Packard Enterprise launches universal IoT platform
By Lindsay James | Friday, May 13, 2016

New platform aims to streamline the interoperability of IoT devices and applications

Analysing the future of the retail industry

Analysing the future of the retail industry
By Guest | Thursday, May 12, 2016

Atul Batra, chief technology officer at Microsoft partner Manthan, shares his views on how the cloud, analytics and big data are transforming the retail industry

Manthan's Atul Batra shares how the cloud, analytics and big data are transforming retail

Creating a new, digital viewing experience

Creating a new, digital viewing experience
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 12, 2016

deltatre’s Play Sports desktop and mobile app solution has transformed the way Telenet’s Belgium-based subscribers view sports online

deltatre has transformed the way Telenet’s Belgium-based subscribers view sports online

Real Madrid’s Marcelo Vieira backs YouthSpark initiative

Real Madrid’s Marcelo Vieira backs YouthSpark initiative
By Lindsay James | Thursday, May 12, 2016

Through the YouthSpark programme, Vieira is helping to empower children with technology

How HoloLens is enhancing military effectiveness

How HoloLens is enhancing military effectiveness
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

HoloLens enables defense organisations to interact with the real world in new ways

AvePoint releases DocAve 6 SP 7 for SharePoint migration

AvePoint releases DocAve 6 SP 7 for SharePoint migration
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Solution allows businesses to easily migrate to the new SharePoint 2016 and Office 365

Microsoft helps CARE provide support for mothers and children

Microsoft helps CARE provide support for mothers and children
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Range of technology tools enabling better service for nonprofit organisation in India

ACORD2016

ACORD2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

1-3 November Boca Raton, Florida, US

Summit to show how data and technology can help enterprises overcome challenges

Dassault Systèmes releases new version of Homebyme solution

Dassault Systèmes releases new version of Homebyme solution
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Platform uses 3DVIA applications to provide an immersive user experience

Succeeding during a time of transition

Succeeding during a time of transition
By Guest | Monday, May 9, 2016

It’s a time of transition for financial services organisations, thanks to new players and technologies that are entering the market. Banks should not only be looking at ways of surviving, but ways to thrive as well, says Ernst Roelofs from Five Degrees

Banks need to find new ways to thrive, says Ernst Roelofs from Five Degrees


Helping oil and gas companies to do more with less

Helping oil and gas companies to do more with less
By Guest | Monday, May 9, 2016

Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Phil Aldrich explain how communication and collaboration platforms are helping oil and gas companies boost productivity and reduce costs

Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Phil Aldrich outline the benefits of collaboration


ESS selects DS’ Integrated Plant Engineering solution

ESS selects DS’ Integrated Plant Engineering solution
By Sean Dudley | Friday, May 6, 2016

Technology to help support construction of neutron research facility in Sweden

Creating amazing customer experiences with Dynamics AX

Creating amazing customer experiences with Dynamics AX
By Lindsay James | Friday, May 6, 2016

The latest iteration of Microsoft Dynamics AX has just become widely available, bringing with it a raft of benefits for the retail industry. In the first of a series of articles on Microsoft’s flagship ERP solution, Luke Shave and Karen Garrette tell us what to expect from the new release

Luke Shave and Karen Garrette tell us what to expect from the new ERP system release

 


One year on: Windows 10 now on 300 million devices

One year on: Windows 10 now on 300 million devices
By Lindsay James | Friday, May 6, 2016

Windows 10 has become one of the largest online services in less than a year

Spend green to save green: the ROI of document management

Spend green to save green: the ROI of document management
By Guest | Thursday, May 5, 2016

Metafile’s Alyssa Putzer explains the benefits of transitioning to a paperless office with a document management or accounts payable automation solution

Metafile’s Alyssa Putzer explains the benefits of transitioning to a paperless office

Microsoft joins the Chamber of Digital Commerce

Microsoft joins the Chamber of Digital Commerce
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, May 5, 2016

New trade association focused on helping businesses capitalise on blockchain

Preparing for Exchange Server 2016 migration

Preparing for Exchange Server 2016 migration
By Guest | Thursday, May 5, 2016

According to Dell’s Tom Crane, migrating to Exchange 2016 is one of the most important initiatives that an IT organisation will undertake. Here he offers four tips for a successful migration

Dell’s Tom Crane offers four tips for a successful migration to Exchange Server 2016

Microsoft unveils the future of SharePoint

Microsoft unveils the future of SharePoint
By Lindsay James | Thursday, May 5, 2016

General availability of SharePoint Server 2016 announced, along with vision for the future

Meeting demand for unlimited connectivity

Meeting demand for unlimited connectivity
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Veeam is delivering a new level of availability and VM backup for communications solution provider SES

Veeam is delivering a new level of availability for communications business SES

The cloud revolution: shaping the future

The cloud revolution: shaping the future
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Alex Hilton, CEO of Cloud Industry Forum, predicts that enterprises worldwide will continue to rapidly replace their IT infrastructures with cloud technology over the next few years. Here, he tells us why

Alex Hilton, CEO of Cloud Industry Forum, predicts how the cloud will transform business

HP to roll out new portfolio of redesigned Windows 10 PCs

HP to roll out new portfolio of redesigned Windows 10 PCs
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Pavilion convertible, notebooks and desktops to be made available in the coming months

Unified communications in the cloud: debunking the myths

Unified communications in the cloud: debunking the myths
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Jon Seddon, head of product at Outsourcery, debunks the longstanding preconceptions about the enterprise cloud that can inhibit organisations from deploying unified communications platforms

Outsourcery's Jon Seddon debunks the myths about the enterprise cloud and unified comms

Microsoft acquires Solair to help customers harness IoT

Microsoft acquires Solair to help customers harness IoT
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Solair’s technology will be integrated into Microsoft's Azure IoT Suite