Creating more connected customer journeys

Creating more connected customer journeys
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 29, 2016

Today’s consumers expect the same seamless and personalised shopping experience in store and online, so retailers must focus on improving more than just technology. Tony Bryant from K3 Retail explains

Retailers must improve more than just technology, says Tony Bryant from K3 Retail

Microsoft launches new M&R webcast series

Microsoft launches new M&R webcast series
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, April 28, 2016

Enrique Andaluz, Chris Harries and Kadri Umay to discuss possibilities of digital transformation

How Nordgetreide is harvesting cloud technology

How Nordgetreide is harvesting cloud technology
By Lindsay James | Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thanks to software-defined storage from Dell, German cereal manufacturer Nordgetreide has reduced its IT costs while lowering investment expense by three-quarters

German cereal manufacturer Nordgetreide has reduced its IT costs with help from Dell

Showcasing the power of Xamarin teaming with Microsoft

Showcasing the power of Xamarin teaming with Microsoft
By Lindsay James | Thursday, April 28, 2016

The power of Xamarin and Microsoft technologies are outlined at Evolve 2016 event

A focus on security: the four keys to data sovereignty

A focus on security: the four keys to data sovereignty
By Guest | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

As the amount of data companies process and create increases, so should the focus on protecting and securing such information, says Chris Henley from Veeam

Companies should focus on protecting and securing data, says Chris Henley from Veeam

HM16: Otis Elevator and Microsoft enter new digital solutions alliance

HM16: Otis Elevator and Microsoft enter new digital solutions alliance
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Companies to work together to help deliver technologies that enable smart buildings

HMI: Microsoft targets industrial manufacturing

HMI: Microsoft targets industrial manufacturing
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Microsoft’s support of OPC UA in Azure and Windows to drive industrial IoT adoption

HM16: Rolls-Royce and Microsoft boost aircraft engine practices

HM16: Rolls-Royce and Microsoft boost aircraft engine practices
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Company integrating data analytics into its new Service Solutions programme

Retail Realm and MIT integrate card payments with Dynamics AX

Retail Realm and MIT integrate card payments with Dynamics AX
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 26, 2016

New capability will allow Mexican retailers to access to MIT’s card payment services

HM16: Liebherr and Microsoft launch smart refrigerator

HM16: Liebherr and Microsoft launch smart refrigerator
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 25, 2016

New levels of monitoring and maintenance possible with new solution

HM16: Jabil uses Azure Services to enable predictive maintenance

HM16: Jabil uses Azure Services to enable predictive maintenance
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 25, 2016

Design and manufacturing solution provider able to identify problems earlier in the process

HM16: Satya Nadella outlines ‘systems of intelligence’ vision

HM16: Satya Nadella outlines ‘systems of intelligence’ vision
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 25, 2016

Microsoft CEO discusses use of big data and operational technology in modern manufacturing

Why banks need to optimise the digital workplace

Why banks need to optimise the digital workplace
By Jacqui Griffiths | Monday, April 25, 2016

As banks look to improve productivity and efficiency, the digital workplace is empowering workers with new ways to collaborate, connect and do business

The digital workplace is empowering banks with new ways to connect and do business

Success comes from more relevance, not more data

Success comes from more relevance, not more data
By Guest | Monday, April 25, 2016

Efficient IT operations management relies on intelligent analytics, says Matthew Carr of Savision

Efficient IT operations requires intelligent analytics, says Matthew Carr of Savision

More than half of enterprises in Asia-Pacific to invest in big data

More than half of enterprises in Asia-Pacific to invest in big data
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 25, 2016

IDC report forecasts that big data and analytics marketing will grow to US$7.0 billion in 2019

Blue Horseshoe extends Dynamics AX to beverage industry

Blue Horseshoe extends Dynamics AX to beverage industry
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 22, 2016

ERP provider joins with Retail Realm to win contract with large Nevada liquor store chain

deFacto uses Azure Machine Learning for analytics tool

deFacto uses Azure Machine Learning for analytics tool
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 22, 2016

deFacto Predictive Forecasting allows business managers to perform predictive forecasts

YouthSpark initiative empowers 100 non-profits in 55 countries

YouthSpark initiative empowers 100 non-profits in 55 countries
By Lindsay James | Friday, April 22, 2016

Microsoft's YouthSpark initiative is providing opportunities for young people across the globe

Bringing Real Madrid closer to 450 million fans

Bringing Real Madrid closer to 450 million fans
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 22, 2016

Microsoft’s cloud technology helps to transform how one of the world’s biggest football clubs interacts with its worldwide fan base

Microsoft is helping to transform how Real Madrid interacts with its worldwide fan base


Ericsson selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Ericsson selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Company aiming to digitalise processes and drive business transformation.

Manufacturing industry to invest in connected industrial workforce

Manufacturing industry to invest in connected industrial workforce
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Automotive and industrial equipment firms to spend €220bn in R&D by 2020, says Accenture

DCF Mexicana: pushing product development

DCF Mexicana: pushing product development
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Mexican original equipment manufacturer DCF Mexicana has advanced its labelling and material handling machinery development with Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS solutions

Mexican OEM DCF Mexicana is benefitting from Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS solutions

Inspiration and innovation at Efma 2016 Distribution Summit

Inspiration and innovation at Efma 2016 Distribution Summit
By Lindsay James | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Inspiration and innovation – as well as some mind-reading and robot interaction – were on offer as more than 300 leading executives from 45 countries came together to make Efma’s 2016 Distribution Summit an unforgettable event

More than 300 leading executives from 45 countries visited Efma’s 2016 Distribution Summit

What is the manufacturing (r)evolution?

What is the manufacturing (r)evolution?
By Guest | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

This year’s Hannover Messe event will see companies from around the world demonstrate how the manufacturing industry is adapting to the demands of customers. Colin Masson discusses the areas in which Microsoft’s business solution portfolio is making a critical difference

How Microsoft’s business solution portfolio is helping to make a critical difference

DawaiLelo Lifecare harnesses Azure to deliver healthcare to citizens

DawaiLelo Lifecare harnesses Azure to deliver healthcare to citizens
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Indian company’s online and mobile application helps provide services to remote users

eShare launches new meeting management app

eShare launches new meeting management app
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

MeetingSquared can be accessed via Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 

Equipping the store of the future with Microsoft tech

Equipping the store of the future with Microsoft tech
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

We find out how Microsoft and its partners are leveraging new technologies to help retailers create modern shopping experiences and empower employees to deliver a new level of customer service

How Microsoft and its partners are leveraging new technologies to help retailers

Mobilising small businesses with Windows 10

Mobilising small businesses with Windows 10
By Guest | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

For small businesses, every corporate initiative, pilot project, new direction or policy change could mean the difference between survival and shutdown. With this in mind, there are a number of factors to consider when implementing a mobility programme, explains Dell's Neil Marshall

Dell's Neil Marshall tells us what to consider when implementing a mobility programme

Dassault Systèmes helps enhance WestRock’s packaging processes

Dassault Systèmes helps enhance WestRock’s packaging processes
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

US-based provider uses 3DEXPERIENCE platform to meet customer, retailer and brand needs

Unisys launches new Stealth(cloud) micro-segmentation software

Unisys launches new Stealth(cloud) micro-segmentation software
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Users able to safely move data to the cloud without compromising security

Information security to be a hot topic at Interop Las Vegas 2016

Information security to be a hot topic at Interop Las Vegas 2016
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Attendees will learn how to minimise cybersecurity threats from IT security’s top experts

A changing focus for healthcare providers

A changing focus for healthcare providers
By Sean Dudley | Monday, April 18, 2016

The healthcare industry is becoming more connected, with staff looking to work more collaboratively than ever before. We take a look at how technology is at the heart of the transformation

The healthcare industry is becoming more connected, with a focus on collaboration

Microsoft reinvents its workspaces to boost creativity

Microsoft reinvents its workspaces to boost creativity
By Lindsay James | Monday, April 18, 2016

Microsoft has revamped Buildings 16 and 17 to create more modern, collaborative spaces

Pharmaceuticals to increase patient services spend by 2018

Pharmaceuticals to increase patient services spend by 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 18, 2016

Accenture expects companies to offer 50% more patient services in the next two years

Keynote speakers named for eHealth Week this June

Keynote speakers named for eHealth Week this June
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, April 18, 2016

Dutch ministers, university professors and CEOs to spearhead discussions at healthcare event

Kent School District uses Windows 10 to enhance student learning

Kent School District uses Windows 10 to enhance student learning
By Sean Dudley | Friday, April 15, 2016

Authority in Washington State to extend rollout following successful pilot

Global investment in fintech ventures reaches US$5.3 billion

Global investment in fintech ventures reaches US$5.3 billion
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, April 15, 2016

Accenture report finds fintech investments increased 67% in first quarter of 2016

The power of personalisation in manufacturing

The power of personalisation in manufacturing
By Sean Dudley | Friday, April 15, 2016

When purchasing cars, handbags or shoes, many consumers are gravitating towards products they can personalise. Armed with technology that makes customisation more manageable, factories are positioning themselves to respond with Manufacturing as a Service offerings

Factories are discovering the benefits of Manufacturing as a Service offerings

Why local authorities should embrace the mindset of millennials

Why local authorities should embrace the mindset of millennials
By Lindsay James | Friday, April 15, 2016

Embracing the technologies used by Gen Y can help local authorities deliver better services

Winners of the the first Efma Fintech Awards are announced

Winners of the the first Efma Fintech Awards are announced
By Lindsay James | Friday, April 15, 2016

Efma and its partners have awarded six innovative fintech firms at a ceremony in London

Dimension Data focuses on productivity in the energy sector

Dimension Data focuses on productivity in the energy sector
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Firm releases video showcasing how its hybrid IT solutions help to improve employee collaboration

RCS MediaGroup to adopt Microsoft and Accenture cloud

RCS MediaGroup to adopt Microsoft and Accenture cloud
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft to help RCS accelerate digital content distribution

Microsoft’s Project Madeira now available as a public preview

Microsoft’s Project Madeira now available as a public preview
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cloud service aims to help SMBs grow sales, manage finances and improve operations

Accelerating accounts payable processes

Accelerating accounts payable processes
By Guest | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Alyssa Putzer from Metafile Information Systems explains how a document management system can help to make accountants more efficient and improve how they process invoices and payments

Metafile's Alyssa Putzer explains the benefits of a document management system

NATS uses SQL Server and Azure to improve air traffic management

NATS uses SQL Server and Azure to improve air traffic management
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

New data warehouse handles more than 15 million rows of radar data daily

Get ready for the future of broadcasting

Get ready for the future of broadcasting
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Tony Emerson outlines how Microsoft is helping broadcasters to meet the needs of a new generation of audience

Tony Emerson outlines how broadcasters can meet the needs of a new generation of audience

TeleWare achieves Microsoft Gold Communications competency

TeleWare achieves Microsoft Gold Communications competency
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Company recognised for work to extend Skype for Business with enhanced fearures

Video banking to transform customer engagement

Video banking to transform customer engagement
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Video banking services are set to become ubiquitous, according to Efma and Vidyo report

High quality, targeted engineering with the help of Siemens PLM

High quality, targeted engineering with the help of Siemens PLM
By Guest | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Mechanical design specialist CPI-ENG has developed a Stirling engine from scratch in a few months thanks to NX software

CPI-ENG has developed a Stirling engine from scratch in a few months thanks to NX software

Forbes Global 2000 firms spend US$2.4 trillion on digital sales tools

Forbes Global 2000 firms spend US$2.4 trillion on digital sales tools
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Despite adopting digital tools, many firms have yet to maximise their potential, says Accenture