Author: Rebecca Lambert

Rebecca has been writing about business technology for several 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.

The City of Miami turns to the Microsoft cloud

The City of Miami turns to the Microsoft cloud
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, May 29, 2015

City CIO Kevin Burns explains why his IT department has switched to a mobile, cloud-first approach

JSC LEPSE optimises resources with Siemens PLM Software

JSC LEPSE optimises resources with Siemens PLM Software
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Russian aerospace firm is significantly improving productivity and increasing machine efficiency

Putting insight into CPG with advanced analytics from Avanade

Putting insight into CPG with advanced analytics from Avanade
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Many CPG companies have yet to take full advantage of analytics capabilities to run their businesses more effectively. A new solution from Accenture and Avanade aims to change that, giving companies the tools they need to gain valuable insights from their data

A new solution from Accenture and Avanade gives CPG companies the ability to gain valuable insights from their data

Azure Media Player gets user interface enhancements in first update

Azure Media Player gets user interface enhancements in first update
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The online content player powered by Azure Media Services was first launched last month

Daimler completes CAD software migration project

Daimler completes CAD software migration project
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, May 22, 2015

All business units have now transitioned to Siemens NX CAD software

Dassault Systèmes’ ‘Living Heart’ to revolutionise testing

Dassault Systèmes’ ‘Living Heart’ to revolutionise testing
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 21, 2015

The 3D model will be used for device testing and research for heart disease treatment

Dassault Systèmes joins French ‘Industry of the Future’ project

Dassault Systèmes joins French ‘Industry of the Future’ project
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The company will lend its expertise to French enterprises as part of a new government initiative

Microsoft releases public preview of Office for Android phone apps

Microsoft releases public preview of Office for Android phone apps
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Android phone users can now try out beta versions of the free Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps

Nokia stores are being rebranded as Microsoft resellers

Nokia stores are being rebranded as Microsoft resellers
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 14, 2015

The Microsoft Priority Reseller stores will sell software and hardware such as Lumia and Surface

BIAN finalises new core banking technology standard

BIAN finalises new core banking technology standard
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Service Landscape 4.0 architecture is now ready to be used by banks worldwide

Jack Henry & Associates bundles Branch Anywhere app with Surface Pro 3

Jack Henry & Associates bundles Branch Anywhere app with Surface Pro 3
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Banks can now buy the hardware and software together thanks to new agreement

Boosting IT capacity at Distributech/InvestorCom with Dell

Boosting IT capacity at Distributech/InvestorCom with Dell
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, May 11, 2015

Dell helps the Canadian SaaS provider to increase IT availability, improve disaster recovery, enhance data security and reduce costs

Dell helps the Canadian SaaS provider to increase IT availability, improve disaster recovery and enhance security

Interactive map highlights Microsoft cloud implementations across Europe

Interactive map highlights Microsoft cloud implementations across Europe
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, May 11, 2015

New Microsoft resource details how customers across the continent are benefiting from the cloud

Enriching engagement with customers as they shop

Enriching engagement with customers as they shop
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 7, 2015

Employing innovative mobile and beacon technologies to connect the in-store and online shopping experiences will ultimately help retailers better engage with their customers. We spoke with Tom Nix of Scala to find out more

Tom Nix of Scala on employing innovative mobile and beacon technologies to connect shopping channels

Dell simplifies cloud delivery of Windows applications and desktops

Dell simplifies cloud delivery of Windows applications and desktops
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 7, 2015

Company debuts the Dell Appliance for Wyse – vWorkspace desktop virtualisation appliance at Ignite

K3 Retail and AGR to talk trade and tax changes this May

K3 Retail and AGR to talk trade and tax changes this May
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Series of events in Birmingham, Manchester and London will cover AEO accreditation

Microsoft rolls out Dynamics CRM Online Spring 2015 update

Microsoft rolls out Dynamics CRM Online Spring 2015 update
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Latest release includes enhancements to Dynamics Marketing and integration with Parature

SharePoint Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2016 previews coming soon

SharePoint Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2016 previews coming soon
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The solutions were showcased alongside Office 2016 and new Office Delve dashboard at Ignite 2015

Office 2016 to include real-time co-authoring feature

Office 2016 to include real-time co-authoring feature
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Latest version, revealed at Ignite 2015, is now available in public preview ahead of final release this autumn

Full-featured software development kit for Microsoft Band is now available

Full-featured software development kit for Microsoft Band is now available
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, May 1, 2015

Microsoft released the full version to developers at this year’s Build event

Microsoft brings iOS and Android apps to Windows 10

Microsoft brings iOS and Android apps to Windows 10
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, April 30, 2015

New toolkits revealed at Build will enable developers to create Windows 10 apps using existing code

Redefining business models in telecommunications

Redefining business models in telecommunications
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the face of declining revenues from their traditional service offerings, telcos are now exploring new sources of income and better ways of holding onto their existing customers, as we find out from Microsoft’s Rikke Helms

Telcos are exploring new sources of income and ways of holding onto their customers, as Rikke Helms explains

Adobe’s Marketing Cloud Solutions now integrate with Dynamics CRM

Adobe’s Marketing Cloud Solutions now integrate with Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

New partnership between Microsoft and Adobe will enable businesses to align marketing and CRM

The return of the store: reinventing the in-store shopping experience

The return of the store: reinventing the in-store shopping experience
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Armed with the latest technologies, retailers have the pulling power they need to attract customers into their stores and drive engagement

Armed with the latest technologies, retailers have the pulling power they need to attract customers into their stores

Dell Software launches enterprise social migration solution

Dell Software launches enterprise social migration solution
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Migration Manager for Enterprise Social consolidates Jive content in Yammer

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