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Winter 2015

OnWindows Magazine

Acting Editor: Lindsay James
Publication manager: Andy Clayton-Smith

The Winter 2015 issue of OnWindows magazine is out now, and available free of charge in digital format. Visit the OnWindows magazine page to read it online, or download a copy to your device.

In this issue, our cover story focuses on mobility. At a time when there are more mobile devices on the planet than there are people, there’s no question that new mobile solutions offer the perfect opportunity for enterprises to empower their workers and optimise efficiency.

Mobile productivity is a theme that is reflected throughout this issue, as a number of industry experts describe how mobile devices are facilitating advances in their sector. For example, we hear how insurers are improving their engagement with customers using real-time chat and social media; we discover the benefits of mobilising law enforcement agencies, students and healthcare workers in the public sector; and we learn how leaders in the retail industry are embracing mobile to provide customers with the products and services they want.

Also in this issue, find out how the web is expected to evolve in an exclusive interview with Jeff Jaffe, CEO of the World Wide Web Consortium. Hear from Microsoft’s Erwin Visser on the future of enterprise IT. And find out how Accenture, Avanade, Intel and Microsoft are collaborating to create the supermarket of the future. Plus, there’s the usual technology implementations, executive insight and much more!

Magazine highlights

MANUFACTURING & RESOURCES

Empowered by insight

Embracing the internet of things

Making connections

Microsoft’s Michel Putnik on a connected infrastructure

Next generation manufacturing

Redefining ERP with Dynamics AX

COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA

Transforming the viewing experience

How broadcasters are harnessing the cloud

Turning technology into success

BT Advise’s collaboration with Microsoft

Supporting a video-focused ministry

How Life.Church is using Dell technologies

COVER STORY

Mobile means business

How today’s mobile devices are providing the perfect opportunity for enterprises to empower their workers

Remaining secure and productive

Dell’s Jackson Shaw on context-aware security approaches

Erwin Visser

Insight from the Microsoft thought leader

Making master data management mobile

Creating new efficiencies with mobilisation

MARKETWATCH

How Microsoft’s cloud offering is accelerating business transformation, plus the latest news from across the Microsoft partner network

PUBLIC SECTOR

Mobilising the public sector

Microsoft’s Eric Basha explains

Smart City Expo

An update from the 2015 World Congress

Reduced business risk

Cyprus’s Ministry of Finance is modernising its systems

Easing the administrative burden

Simplifying administrative tasks

RETAIL & HOSPITALITY

Supermarket of the future

Accenture, Avanade, Intel and Microsoft’s collaboration

Making the digital leap

Meeting the needs of the modern customer

Why bricks and mortar must evolve

Creating a personal service

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Getting a handle on claims

How insurers can stay ahead

Unlocking the single view with mobility innovation

Achieving competitive intelligence

Emerging generational technologies

New ways to interact

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