1 million students to get free access to Office 365 Education

1 million students to get free access to Office 365 Education
By Sean Dudley | Friday, February 5, 2016

Microsoft works with New York City Council and US Department of Education to launch new initiative

How Dell is building the world's infrastructure

How Dell is building the world's infrastructure
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, February 5, 2016

From expanding its data analytics, security and data centre portfolios, to targeting the hybrid cloud with Microsoft, we highlight how Dell’s chairman and CEO Michael Dell plans to help customers develop future-ready businesses

How Dell’s chairman and CEO Michael Dell is helping customers to develop future-ready businesses

Driving digital transformation and gaining better insight

Driving digital transformation and gaining better insight
By Jacqui Griffiths | Friday, February 5, 2016

We spoke to Rupesh Khendry and Peter Hazou to find out what customers were talking about at Sibos 2015

Rupesh Khendry and Peter Hazou tell us what customers were talking about at Sibos 2015


Business intelligence market to reach US$16.9 billion in 2016

Business intelligence market to reach US$16.9 billion in 2016
By Lindsay James | Thursday, February 4, 2016

New Gartner report says the shift to modern BI and analytics has now reached a tipping point

Microsoft releases the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub

Microsoft releases the Microsoft Azure IoT Hub
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hub enables secure two-way communication between devices and cloud solutionsl

Profisee updates its Maestro master data management platform

Profisee updates its Maestro master data management platform
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Version 4 includes enhanced integration, administrative and deployment capabilities

Bouncing back: document management for disaster recovery

Bouncing back: document management for disaster recovery
By Guest | Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Metafile’s Alyssa Kadansky explains how document management can help when disaster strikes

Microsoft to acquire SwiftKey to boost smartphone productivity

Microsoft to acquire SwiftKey to boost smartphone productivity
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Microsoft plans to continue developing SwiftKey’s keyboard apps for Android and iOS

Asia Pacific manufacturing spend to grow between 2015 and 2019

Asia Pacific manufacturing spend to grow between 2015 and 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

IDC report shows that spending will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.8%

How retailers can make the digital leap

How retailers can make the digital leap
By Sean Dudley | Monday, February 1, 2016

The retail industry is in the midst of a significant transformation, with digital technologies at the heart of the change. We find out how Microsoft and its partners are supporting retailers as they look to reinvent themselves and meet the needs of the modern consumer

How Microsoft and its partners are helping retailers to transform by using digital technologies


Dassault Systémes is reimagining retail with 3D technologies

Dassault Systémes is reimagining retail with 3D technologies
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 1, 2016

Planning where to place products in store can be difficult, but this process plays an essential role in driving retail sales and, ultimately, profitability. Philippe Loeb explains why Dassault Systèmes believes 3D virtual technology is the key to success

Philippe Loeb explains why Dassault Systèmes' 3D virtual technology is key to planning store layouts

Microsoft supports White House scheme to boost computer science

Microsoft supports White House scheme to boost computer science
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 1, 2016

Microsoft supports US government effort to bring computer science teaching to all American students

Cushman & Wakefield signs up for Microsoft Office 365 E5 suite

Cushman & Wakefield signs up for Microsoft Office 365 E5 suite
By Sean Dudley | Monday, February 1, 2016

Real estate services provider able to provide unified communications and collaboration for staff

How banks can keep pace with fintech providers

How banks can keep pace with fintech providers
By Lindsay James | Monday, February 1, 2016

Citi’s Andres Wolberg-Stok shares his thoughts on the future impact of the fintech industry

RMS to showcase Metro solution at RBTE this March

RMS to showcase Metro solution at RBTE this March
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 29, 2016

Reatilers can use the Azure-based solution to manage all areas of their business

Temenos launches new platform for fintech providers

Temenos launches new platform for fintech providers
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 29, 2016

The Temenos MarketPlace store and website helps financial institutions to discover the latest tech

Big data analytics leads to 25% more revenue in Asian markets

Big data analytics leads to 25% more revenue in Asian markets
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 29, 2016

Efma and NRI findings illustrate the benefits of using big data analytics in Asian markets

BAI Payments Connect 2016

BAI Payments Connect 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 28, 2016

7-9 March; San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, US

The event will focus exclusively on empowering payments leaders to make smart business decisions

Four winning approaches to payments in 2016

Four winning approaches to payments in 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chloe Rigby, editor of InternetRetailing.net, outlines how retailers can successfully develop and implement new processes to make digital payments easier for customers

Chloe Rigby outlines how retailers can successfully make digital payments easier for customers

Winners in the digital economy will place people first, predicts Accenture

Winners in the digital economy will place people first, predicts Accenture
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 28, 2016

Comapnies should adopt a people-first approach to create business models that drive digital disruption

Health IT must shift towards empowerment and collaboration

Health IT must shift towards empowerment and collaboration
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Microsoft’s Dennis Schmuland highlights need to connect team members 

Microsoft advances AI with open source toolkit

Microsoft advances AI with open source toolkit
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Microsoft has released CNTK, its open source deep learning toolkit, on GitHub

Microsoft and Olio Devices to share patent licence for wearable devices

Microsoft and Olio Devices to share patent licence for wearable devices
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Olio Devices creates connected wristwatches using its proprietary hardware and software

Carillion uses the power of Yammer to unite its global workforce

Carillion uses the power of Yammer to unite its global workforce
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 25, 2016

Company’s online network grows to 6,000 users in three years since deployment

An opportunity to transform the manufacturing industry

An opportunity to transform the manufacturing industry
By Lindsay James | Monday, January 25, 2016

Microsoft’s Michel Putnik explains how a connected infrastructure can benefit manufacturers  

Worldwide public cloud services spending to double by 2019

Worldwide public cloud services spending to double by 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 25, 2016

IDC estimates that public cloud spending will grow at six times the rate of overall IT spending

Microsoft updates Office 365 to improve collaboration capabilities

Microsoft updates Office 365 to improve collaboration capabilities
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 22, 2016

PowerPoint and Morph to be made available to additional platforms

New VIVIDtouch screens with Windows 10 launch at Bett

New VIVIDtouch screens with Windows 10 launch at Bett
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 22, 2016

Steljes launches first non-Android series of devices with interactive panels that run on Microsoft OS

Microsoft invests in new version of Minecraft for the classroom

Microsoft invests in new version of Minecraft for the classroom
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 22, 2016

New and expanded version of Minecraft will empower teachers, says Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito


Helping insurers to get a handle on claims

Helping insurers to get a handle on claims
By Jacqui Griffiths | Thursday, January 21, 2016

How insurers can deliver exceptional claims processing and prevent pay-out of fraudulent claims

Creating more mobile public sector organisations

Creating more mobile public sector organisations
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Microsoft’s Eric Basha explains how public sector organisations are embracing mobile technology  

Research suggests that AR and wearables will transform enterprises

Research suggests that AR and wearables will transform enterprises
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Report suggests that business applications will be the drivers for augmented reality and wearable tech 

Cirkled in harnesses the power of Azure to boost student prospects

Cirkled in harnesses the power of Azure to boost student prospects
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Online accomplishment record can be used during school and job applications

Microsoft Philanthropies to donate US$1 billion in cloud resources

Microsoft Philanthropies to donate US$1 billion in cloud resources
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Donation is part of Microsoft’s three-part initiative to ensure Microsoft Cloud can serve public good

NRF 2016: Microsoft reveals demo of new Windows 10 mobile workstation

NRF 2016: Microsoft reveals demo of new Windows 10 mobile workstation
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

New solution designed to turn traditional workstations into interactive mobile experiences

World Retail Congress 2016

World Retail Congress 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

12-14 April; Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The annual event will focus on improving the customer experience

Efma SME Summit

Efma SME Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 18, 2016

17-18 March; Berlin, Germany

The summit will focus on challenges and opportunities faced by SMEs in the retail banking sector

Boyner Group deploys Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experience

Boyner Group deploys Dassault Systèmes’ industry solution experience
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 18, 2016

My Collection industry solution experience streamlines design and development of fashion retail collections

44th Efma Congress

44th Efma Congress
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 18, 2016

27-28 October; Barcelona, Spain

Delegates will discuss how digital transformation will help banks succeed and grow

NRF 2016: The new technologies set to transform retail

NRF 2016: The new technologies set to transform retail
By Lindsay James | Monday, January 18, 2016

Smart checkout solutions, intelligent lighting and Kinect-based monitoring are being showcased

NRF 2016: Microsoft outlines the future of unified commerce

NRF 2016: Microsoft outlines the future of unified commerce
By Lindsay James | Monday, January 18, 2016

Microsoft is showcasing a number of key customers at the event, including Macy’s and L’Oréal Paris

Efma Insurance Summit

Efma Insurance Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Sunday, January 17, 2016

9 -10 June; Milan, Italy

Attendees will explore the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the insurance market

Microsoft's Erwin Visser on the future of enterprise IT

Microsoft's Erwin Visser on the future of enterprise IT
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 15, 2016

As Microsoft’s general manager of enterprise audience marketing, Erwin Visser has witnessed an extraordinary number of changes across every sector. Here he outlines the company’s key areas of focus and summarises his thoughts on the future of enterprise IT

Microsoft's general manager outlines how digital technologies will transform enterprises

Bett Show 2016

Bett Show 2016
By Lindsay James | Friday, January 15, 2016

20-23 January; Excel, London

Leaders in education will converge to discover the latest developments in the sector

The Kraft Heinz Company supports collaboration with Office 365

The Kraft Heinz Company supports collaboration with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 15, 2016

Major food and beverage company looking to enhance the business following 2015 merger

Efma Distribution Summit

Efma Distribution Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 15, 2016

13-15 April; London, UK

Around 400 senior executives will gather to discuss distribution strategies

Webinar: SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Webinar: SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 14, 2016

19 January 2016; Webinar

Webinar to showcase how SIMATIC IT Preactor APS adds value to Microsoft Dynamics AX/GP

Event Zero technology to enhance Skype for Business Online

Event Zero technology to enhance Skype for Business Online
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 14, 2016

Microsoft acquires management, reporting and analytics technology from Event Zero

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines uses Yammer to improve employee communication

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines uses Yammer to improve employee communication
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, January 14, 2016

Inflight Services teams enhances collaboration efforts with enterprise social networking service

The Microsoft tech behind President Obama’s State of the Union address

The Microsoft tech behind President Obama’s State of the Union address
By Lindsay James | Thursday, January 14, 2016

A number of major broadcasters used Microsoft Pulse to engage audiences during the address