How Veeam and Microsoft are helping extri:co reach new markets

How Veeam and Microsoft are helping extri:co reach new markets
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

extri:co selected Microsoft Azure because of its high performance and fast, scalable services

Delivering better retail experiences: why bricks and mortar must evolve

Delivering better retail experiences: why bricks and mortar must evolve
By Guest | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Retailers need to deliver a rich, personalised service in their physical stores in order to match the exceptional experience that customers receive online, says Wincor Nixdorf’s Thomas Fell

Wincor Nixdorf’s Thomas Fell says retailers need to deliver rich, personalised experiences in store


Bank-fintech alliances to revolutionise B2B payments

Bank-fintech alliances to revolutionise B2B payments
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Banks and fintechs should collaborate rather than compete, says new Deutsche Bank whitepaper

Worldwide IT spending forecast to hit US$2.8 trillion in 2019

Worldwide IT spending forecast to hit US$2.8 trillion in 2019
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

IDC predicts US and Canada to provide the largest share of global IT spending over the next four years

Gartner identifies Microsoft as a BI and analytics platform leader

Gartner identifies Microsoft as a BI and analytics platform leader
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, February 9, 2016

New report places company furthest in vision within the Leaders quadrant

Retailers must rethink how they personalise the shopping journey

Retailers must rethink how they personalise the shopping journey
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Retailers need to strike a careful balance between 'cool' and 'creepy' personalisation efforts

Naval defence expert DCNS selects DS’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Naval defence expert DCNS selects DS’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform
By Sean Dudley | Monday, February 8, 2016

Platform to aid design, engineering and construction of company’s naval defence solutions

Retailers failing to meet consumer demand for mobile shopping

Retailers failing to meet consumer demand for mobile shopping
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, February 8, 2016

Accenture study finds that consumers expect to access more retail services via mobile

GoPro and Microsoft sign licensing agreement

GoPro and Microsoft sign licensing agreement
By Lindsay James | Monday, February 8, 2016

The new licensing agreement with GoPro will cover file storage and other system technologies

One million students to get free access to Office 365 Education

One 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

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