Microsoft to acquire organisational analytics start-up VoloMetrix

Microsoft to acquire organisational analytics start-up VoloMetrix
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, September 4, 2015

The company’s solution will be integrated with Office 365 and Delve Organizational Analytics

No smart factory without the right gear: making Industry 4.0 a reality

No smart factory without the right gear: making Industry 4.0 a reality
By Guest | Friday, September 4, 2015

Being able to provide innovative end-to-end IoT solutions for the smart factory of the future will require strong collaboration between automation and IT, says Thomas Punzenberger

Thomas Punzenberger discusses what's required to create the smart factory of the future

University of York extends its use of Dell Wyse vWorkspace software

University of York extends its use of Dell Wyse vWorkspace software
By Sean Dudley | Friday, September 4, 2015

Desktop virtualisation tool helps UK university meet diverse application deployment requirements

Microsoft to launch Dynamics NAV 2016 at Directions EMEA 2015

Microsoft to launch Dynamics NAV 2016 at Directions EMEA 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, September 4, 2015

Directions EMEA will welcome 1,300 Dynamics NAV partners in Germany this October

Tastea improves collaboration and communication with Office 365

Tastea improves collaboration and communication with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, September 3, 2015

California beverage retailer enhances its processes, security and staff morale with new platform

Customer partnerships: MMU updates its IT with IAMCloud

Customer partnerships: MMU updates its IT with IAMCloud
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, September 3, 2015

IAM Cloud’s co-creation business model has brought significant benefits to Manchester Metropolitan University, enabling it to tackle IT problems effectively and better serve its students

IAM Cloud’s co-creation business model has brought significant benefits to MMU

Virtual construction: transforming the AEC industry with 3D technologies

Virtual construction: transforming the AEC industry with 3D technologies
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, September 3, 2015

Virtual construction technologies are transforming the AEC industry by eliminating many challenges of old, explains Javier Glatt

Virtual construction technologies are transforming the AEC industry by eliminating many challenges of old

Dakine deploys Office 365 to improve collaboration and customer service

Dakine deploys Office 365 to improve collaboration and customer service
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Action sport accessory and apparel company now able to meet the needs of its mobile workforce

Software defined hybrid IT: improving automation and flexibility

Software defined hybrid IT: improving automation and flexibility
By Guest | Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Software defined hybrid IT is transforming the IT infrastructure of businesses across the globe thanks to greater automation and improved flexibility, says Christos Altimparmakis at Unisys

Christos Altimparmakis at Unisys discusses the benefits of software defined hybrid IT

Creating intelligent, effective promotions with centralised IT

Creating intelligent, effective promotions with centralised IT
By Guest | Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Planning promotions has become extraordinarily complex over the last few years, thanks to the ever-evolving retail landscape. To succeed, retailers need a centralised system that will eliminate any guesswork, explains Dan Pahomi at JustEnough Software

Dan Pahomi at JustEnough Software discusses the value of a centralised system to manage promotions

Microsoft goes public with its in-house legal software for Office 365

Microsoft goes public with its in-house legal software for Office 365
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Matter Center for Office 365 will be available for legal professionals later this year

IDC predicts CEE will spend US$386 million on public cloud services in 2015

IDC predicts CEE will spend US$386 million on public cloud services in 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Software-as-a-service solutions will account for 69% of the market in 2015

Protecting patient data: reducing data breaches in healthcare

Protecting patient data: reducing data breaches in healthcare
By Guest | Monday, August 31, 2015

Healthcare organisations need to take a swift and proactive approach to data security management to prevent cyber attacks and ensure confidential patient records remain protected, says Nicholas Banks

Nicholas Banks explains why healthcare organisations need to take a proactive approach to data security

Producing forms and reports within hours instead of days

Producing forms and reports within hours instead of days
By Sean Dudley | Friday, August 28, 2015

Bottomline Technologies’ Chris Hopper explains the benefits of smarter document output management 

Industry 4.0: the how in the fourth industrial revolution

Industry 4.0: the how in the fourth industrial revolution
By Guest | Friday, August 28, 2015

In the third of this series of articles, discover the steps required to make the fourth industrial revolution a reality

Mike James discusses the steps required to make the fourth industrial revolution a reality

Accenture opens Digital Insurance Solution Center in North America

Accenture opens Digital Insurance Solution Center in North America
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, August 28, 2015

The Chicago centre has been set up to help insurers accelerate innovation

Azure and Power BI helps Boys & Girls Clubs of America gain valuable insights

Azure and Power BI helps Boys & Girls Clubs of America gain valuable insights
By Sean Dudley | Friday, August 28, 2015

Fort Worth branch of national organisation able to chart and examine the efficacy of its programmes 

Protecting your brand and reputation in the age of social media

Protecting your brand and reputation in the age of social media
By Guest | Thursday, August 27, 2015

Reacting to posts and feedback that could be potentially harmful to your company is of vital importance, says John Bycroft at Insider Technologies

John Bycroft explains why it's important to react to social media posts and feedback

Riverside County revolutionises attorney practices with Surface Pro 3

Riverside County revolutionises attorney practices with Surface Pro 3
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Attorneys move towards a paperless environment with Microsoft tablet technology

Cortana now available on Android phones in public beta

Cortana now available on Android phones in public beta
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Android phone users in the US can now access Microsoft's voice-controlled personal assistant

eDelivery Conference and Internet Retailing Conference

eDelivery Conference and Internet Retailing Conference
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

13-14 October; Novotel, Hammersmith, London, UK

Learn about the latest trends in multi-channel and internet retailing at these two events in October

ACORD2015

ACORD2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, August 26, 2015

2-4 November; Boca Raton, Florida, US

Hear about the latest developments in insurance standards and architecture at ACORD2015

Össur Selects Profisee Master Data Maestro to cleanse its customer data

Össur Selects Profisee Master Data Maestro to cleanse its customer data
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The MDM solution will improve the company’s customer data model prior to a Dynamics CRM update

Advising the shopper: enhancing the retail experience with NCR and Intel

Advising the shopper: enhancing the retail experience with NCR and Intel
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NCR’s Sales Advisor application brings a host of benefits to the sales associate, enabling them to deliver an enhanced in-store experience for the customer

NCR’s Sales Advisor application brings a host of benefits to the sales associate and consumer

Putting a price tag on your paper with improved document management

Putting a price tag on your paper with improved document management
By Guest | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Metaviewer’s Alyssa Kadansky explains how companies can see ROI when going paperless

Directions EMEA 2015

Directions EMEA 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 24, 2015

5-7 October; Mannheim, Germany

The three-day event brings together Dynamics NAV partners from across Europe, Middle East and Africa

IoT spending by MEA retailers to increase by 19% annually

IoT spending by MEA retailers to increase by 19% annually
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, August 24, 2015

IDC study shows IoT solutions will be used to improve operations and customer experience

Transforming SharePoint and meetings with BoardPacks

Transforming SharePoint and meetings with BoardPacks
By Guest | Monday, August 24, 2015

Thanks to BoardPacks, the public sector is getting better access to vital meeting docs, says Alister Esam

Thanks to BoardPacks, the public sector is getting better access to vital meeting docs, says Alister Esam

Dell targets fastest growing data centre market with DSS

Dell targets fastest growing data centre market with DSS
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, August 24, 2015

Dell DSS will serve the IT needs of web tech, telco, hosting, oil and gas, and research companies

Enhancing global operations: Treasury Wine Estates moves to Office 365

Enhancing global operations: Treasury Wine Estates moves to Office 365
By Sean Dudley | Monday, August 24, 2015

Avanade helps Treasury Wine Estates make the transition to the cloud with Office 365 and Microsoft Azure

Avanade helps Treasury Wine Estates make the transition to the cloud with Office 365 and Microsoft Azure

Staying compliant in pharma: using ERP to keep up with change

Staying compliant in pharma: using ERP to keep up with change
By Guest | Friday, August 21, 2015

Remaining compliant is one of the biggest challenges for pharmaceutical companies, but with the help of epista IT and the AX for Pharma solution, it can be achieved easily, explains Klavs Esbjerg

Klavs Esbjerg at epista IT explains how pharmaceutical companies can overcome one of their biggest challenges

Microsoft boosts integration between Outlook and Office apps for iOS

Microsoft boosts integration between Outlook and Office apps for iOS
By Sean Dudley | Friday, August 21, 2015

Users can now collaborate and share Office documents on the go

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield revolutionises its accounts payable

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield revolutionises its accounts payable
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, August 20, 2015

The US health insurance provider is now using Dynamics GP and MetaViewer’s document management solution

The US health insurance provider is now using Dynamics GP and MetaViewer’s document management solution

Holland & Barrett adopts JustEnough Promotion Management solution

Holland & Barrett adopts JustEnough Promotion Management solution
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, August 20, 2015

Retailer able to improve promotional planning, forecasting and time to market

Azure Government is awarded four more industry certifications

Azure Government is awarded four more industry certifications
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, August 19, 2015

New certifications assure government agencies they can safely use Microsoft’s cloud services

Benefits of integration: streamlining processes and producing safer medicines

Benefits of integration: streamlining processes and producing safer medicines
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, August 19, 2015

We discuss how integrated software solutions can help pharmaceutical companies to streamline processes, reduce costs and produce safer medicines with AX for Pharma’s Andrea Ruosi

AX for Pharma’s Andrea Ruosi discusses the benefits of integrated IT for pharmaceutical companies

11th Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit

11th Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

26-28 October 2015; Swissotel, Dusseldorf, Germany

A must-attend event for manufacturing professionals looking to investigate new process methodologies

Better, faster, cheaper: Orbital ATK transitions from 2D to 3D

Better, faster, cheaper: Orbital ATK transitions from 2D to 3D
By Lindsay James | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Aerospace contractor Orbital ATK has replaced its 2D engineering drawings with 3D digital models running in Siemens JT2Go software on Microsoft Surface Pro

Orbital ATK is using 3D digital models running in Siemens JT2Go software on Microsoft Surface Pro

Have software as a service providers lost their way?

Have software as a service providers lost their way?
By Guest | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

In their effort to make money fast, many SaaS providers are forgetting to provide what should be a key component of their offering: a genuine service that offers real value to their customers

Many SaaS providers are forgetting to provide what should be a key component of their offering: a genuine service

Global m-payments to account for US$1 trillion in value in 2017

Global m-payments to account for US$1 trillion in value in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Mature and emerging Asia-Pacific markets are expected to lead in the m-payments markets

Enterprise social for consumer packaged goods companies

Enterprise social for consumer packaged goods companies
By Lindsay James | Monday, August 17, 2015

As social media’s influence over the way we live our lives proliferates, today’s consumer packaged goods companies are recognising the power it has to evolve their businesses. Microsoft’s Doug Caywood and ShiSh Shridhar tell us more

Discover how CPG companies are using social media to evolve their businesses

Da Nang improves its IT infrastructure with Microsoft Cloud solution

Da Nang improves its IT infrastructure with Microsoft Cloud solution
By Sean Dudley | Friday, August 14, 2015

Vietnamese city adopts data centre solution with Windows Server and Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

More add-ins, including Evernote and Yelp, come to Outlook.com preview

More add-ins, including Evernote and Yelp, come to Outlook.com preview
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, August 14, 2015

Customers can tag notes, find restaurants, pay bills and more within the new online e-mail service

The new police report: exploring the use of body-worn cameras

The new police report: exploring the use of body-worn cameras
By Guest | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Public calls for accountability are seeing the use of body-worn cameras rise in police forces worldwide. Thanks to technology advances around data storage, they’re also a cost-effective option

Public calls for accountability are seeing the use of body-worn cameras rise in police forces worldwide

Get it clean and keep it clean: mastering customer data

Get it clean and keep it clean: mastering customer data
By Guest | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

There are ways of ensuring you’re using consistent information to maximise the currency of customer data across the enterprise, says Tyler Graham

There are ways of ensuring you’re using consistent information to maximise the currency of customer data

Building data-driven business systems in financial services

Building data-driven business systems in financial services
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

In conversation with Microsoft’s Rupesh Khendry, we discover how the company is helping its customers in the financial services sector garner insight from data

Rupesh Khendry explains how Microsoft is helping customers in the financial services sector garner insight from data

Skype for Business iOS and Android apps now available in preview

Skype for Business iOS and Android apps now available in preview
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Contact search bar, upcoming meetings and recent conversations now all on the app’s dashboard

Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core for small IoT devices

Microsoft releases Windows 10 IoT Core for small IoT devices
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Wi-fi support and Bluetooth connectivity are included in the special OS for IoT devices

Western European retailers have started digital transformation

Western European retailers have started digital transformation
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, August 11, 2015

IDC study shows that omni-channel, mobile and offering a personalised in-store service are top priorities

Microsoft announces general availability of Azure Data Factory

Microsoft announces general availability of Azure Data Factory
By Sean Dudley | Monday, August 10, 2015

Cloud-based data integration service helps customers gain actionable insights