Author: Rebecca Lambert

Rebecca has been writing about business technology for over six years and in that time has developed a soft spot for all things Microsoft. In addition to being editor of our Microsoft industry title, OnWindows, Rebecca also heads up the editorial team, managing and coordinating writers’ workloads, overseeing all editorial output and carrying out the odd interview whenever she can.

Paul Sicking at Siemens PLM Software on tracking new technology trends

Paul Sicking at Siemens PLM Software on tracking new technology trends
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, January 21, 2015

As Siemens PLM Software CTO, Paul Sicking is responsible for identifying the business value in new IT

MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse as part of State of the Union coverage

MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse as part of State of the Union coverage
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, January 19, 2015

Both TV networks will use the voting system on 20 January to share viewer feedback in real time

100 Resilient Cities partners with Microsoft to tackle cyber security

100 Resilient Cities partners with Microsoft to tackle cyber security
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

Microsoft is joining 100R’s Platform Partners network to help cities combat online threats

AE&C Services reduces risk with reliable recovery software from Dell

AE&C Services reduces risk with reliable recovery software from Dell
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

Back-up software from Dell has helped the aeroplane repair firm improve recovery times

Payments International 2015

Payments International 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

17-20 March 2015; Guoman The Tower Hotel, London, UK

This European payments event will attract over 350 delegates from across the payments industry

BAI Payments Connect 2015

BAI Payments Connect 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

2-4 March 2015; Phoenix, US

Meet industry experts and solutions providers committed to resolving today’s payments challenges

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Microsoft is releasing a free version and a reduced price full-featured option called Power BI Pro

Dell releases new Kace K1000 for improved device management

Dell releases new Kace K1000 for improved device management
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Latest systems management appliance includes agentless Windows Server support

Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Afrika launch network using TV white spaces

Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Afrika launch network using TV white spaces
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The commercial network service in Africa gives students access to high-speed internet at low prices

One million Communities In Schools students to get Office 365 for free

One million Communities In Schools students to get Office 365 for free
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, January 26, 2015

Office 365 deal is based on three-year collaboration with Microsoft and Comparex

K3 Retail builds on the success of its retail solution ­ax|is fashion

K3 Retail builds on the success of its retail solution ­ax|is fashion
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 23, 2015

Building on the strength of its relationship with Microsoft, K3 Retail is looking to extend its ax|is fashion solution to more retailers worldwide. Tony Bryant details the company’s vision and explains its plans to develop capabilities for other retail segments too

Tony Bryant details the company’s vision and explains its plans to develop capabilities for other retail segments too

Microsoft builds Skype into Windows 10 and adds messaging

Microsoft builds Skype into Windows 10 and adds messaging
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 23, 2015

Native Windows 10 tool will allow users to send instant messages from their PC, tablet and phone

Windows 10 unites the desktop and mobile experience

Windows 10 unites the desktop and mobile experience
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Continuum feature enables users to dynamically shift between desktop and tablet modes

Cortana and holographic headset come to Windows 10

Cortana and holographic headset come to Windows 10
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Latest OS will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Phone users

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

We find out what opportunities in-home IoT devices present to manufacturers and consumers

Microsoft to unveil more about Windows 10 in media briefing

Microsoft to unveil more about Windows 10 in media briefing
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

Event will be streamed live on 21 January and will feature insight from Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson

Omni-channel, EMV and internet of things top agenda at NRF’s Big Show

Omni-channel, EMV and internet of things top agenda at NRF’s Big Show
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Technologies on show include interactive digital signage, in-store tracking beacons and mobile POS

Executive insight: Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne

Executive insight: Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The digital revolution has arrived and it’s being driven by mobile, says Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne. He explains how this is affecting the way businesses engage with their customers and why he believes that connectivity is the new oxygen of modern life

The digital revolution has arrived and it’s being driven by mobile, says Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne

Event preview: NRF's Annual Convention and Expo

Event preview: NRF's Annual Convention and Expo
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 9, 2015

Microsoft and its partners will be showcasing the latest developments in retail, including new Windows devices and IoT solutions

Office for Android preview is now available in Google Play

Office for Android preview is now available in Google Play
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 8, 2015

All customers can now download the Word, Excel and PowerPoint preview apps for Android

Executive insight: Dell chief executive officer Michael Dell

Executive insight: Dell chief executive officer Michael Dell
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 8, 2015

With the belief his company is in a strong position to transform the world through the power of technology, we find out what Michael Dell’s priorities are over the coming months and years

Dell’s CEO believes his company is in a strong position to help transform the world through technology

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for Government out now

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online for Government out now
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Hosted solution complies with US regulations and integrates with Microsoft Azure and Office 365

Swift returns more than €30 million to its customers worldwide

Swift returns more than €30 million to its customers worldwide
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 6, 2015

10% rebate on 2014 messaging is down to operational efficiencies and significant traffic growth

Avanade explains why hybrid is the next wave in cloud for businesses

Avanade explains why hybrid is the next wave in cloud for businesses
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft have recently launched a solution that is designed to help businesses more easily manage their private and public cloud environments. Mick Slattery at Avanade talks to us about why hybrid is the future

Following the launch of a new cloud solution from Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft, we find out why hybrid is the future

HP introduces updated ZBook ultrabooks for business users

HP introduces updated ZBook ultrabooks for business users
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The ZBook 14 and 15u are lightweight yet deliver on graphics capabilities and processor performance

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