Author: Rebecca Lambert

Rebecca has been writing about business technology for over five years and in that time has developed a soft spot for all things Microsoft. Previously group editor of our Microsoft titles – Finance on Windows, Prime, Touch and Speak – today Rebecca heads up the editorial team, managing and coordinating writers’ workloads, overseeing all editorial output and carrying out the odd interview whenever she can.

Washington Athletic Club saves thousands of dollars a year using ICONICS solution

Washington Athletic Club saves thousands of dollars a year using ICONICS solution
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, June 30, 2014

Rebecca Lambert finds out how the US leisure club is cutting energy bill costs by monitoring its energy usage and regulating consumption in real time

Rebecca Lambert finds out how the US leisure club is cutting energy bill costs by monitoring its energy usage and regulating consumption in real time

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Docking Station now available for preorder

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Docking Station now available for preorder
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The new docking station for Microsoft's latest tablet has six USB slots and supports multiple monitors

Microsoft Open Technologies ups support for open source projects on Azure

Microsoft Open Technologies ups support for open source projects on Azure
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Partnerships with Packer.io and OpenNebula will enable developers to use open source technologies in Microsoft cloud deployments

Satya Nadella confirms culture shift is coming to Microsoft

Satya Nadella confirms culture shift is coming to Microsoft
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Speaking at WPC 2014, the CEO said that Microsoft will reinvent productivity and that changes will be made to deliver on this vision

WPC 2014 day one: Kevin Turner delivers the mobile-first, cloud-first message

WPC 2014 day one: Kevin Turner delivers the mobile-first, cloud-first message
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Keynote address focuses on Microsoft’s cloud offerings and its ability to reinvent productivity by delivering seamless experiences across all devices

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines company's future direction

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines company's future direction
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 11, 2014

E-mail to employees hints at significant organisation-wide shake-up, which will see Microsoft's core focus shift to productivity and platform

HSO rolls out Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail at Crew Clothing

HSO rolls out Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail at Crew Clothing
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 10, 2014

UK retailer gains one view of stock and one view of the customer with new enterprise resource planning solution

Europe’s Customer Festival 2014

Europe’s Customer Festival 2014
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, June 30, 2014

9-10 September 2014, Business Design Centre, London, UK

Europe’s Customer Festival brings together over 1,000 executives from all industries to discuss the latest trends affecting the customer journey

Smart and sustainable buildings

Smart and sustainable buildings
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, June 30, 2014

Rebecca Lambert talks to Microsoft's Bill Mitchel, senior director of Worldwide Public Sector, about how cities can implement innovative technologies in order to reduce the carbon footprints of their energy-intensive buildings

Rebecca Lambert talks to Microsoft about how innovative technologies can reduce the carbon footprints of governments' energy-intensive buildings

Optimum partners with Proserv for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 training

Optimum partners with Proserv for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 training
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, June 2, 2014

IT skills consultant successfully delivers user training to support oil and gas service provider's ERP implementation

Mission critical cloud is on the rise in the insurance industry

Mission critical cloud is on the rise in the insurance industry
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Many insurance firms are expected to take advantage of the cloud to handle their mission-critical operations over the coming months and years. Rebecca Lambert reports

Many insurance firms are expected to take advantage of the cloud to handle their mission-critical operations over the coming months and years

MICROS to showcase new Windows 8.1 tablet for restaurants at NRA Show

MICROS to showcase new Windows 8.1 tablet for restaurants at NRA Show
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, May 15, 2014

NRA show attendees will be able to visit MICROS booth 6007 to find out how to use the latest mobile technology to deliver engaging dining experiences

Microsoft to make Surface Mini announcement on 20 May?

Microsoft to make Surface Mini announcement on 20 May?
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Press have been invited to “a small gathering” where Satya Nadella is expected to unveil new Surface Mini

First US Microsoft Innovation Center is set to open in Miami this spring

First US Microsoft Innovation Center is set to open in Miami this spring
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, May 2, 2014

The state-of-the-art facility has been established as part of the Microsoft CityNext initiative

Generating loyalty through seamless customer experiences

Generating loyalty through seamless customer experiences
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, May 2, 2014

Rebecca Lambert explains Avanade’s vision for how the entire retail customer service experience cycle should be managed

Rebecca Lambert explains Avanade’s vision for how the entire retail customer service experience cycle should be managed

London is benefiting from financial IT investment boom, finds Accenture

London is benefiting from financial IT investment boom, finds Accenture
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Spend on ‘fintech’ in the UK and Ireland has increased nearly eightfold in the last five years to US$265 million

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business

BP implements Microsoft Dynamics CRM in its trading business
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, March 25, 2014

BP’s trading business is transforming its customer relationship management processes with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

BP's trading arm, Integrated Supply & Trading, is part way through an ambitious project to transform its customer relationship management processes

Welcome to the all-new OnWindows.com website

Welcome to the all-new OnWindows.com website
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

We are delighted to have launched the new OnWindows.com website

peterevans supports business growth at UK insurance firm TFP

peterevans supports business growth at UK insurance firm TFP
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, March 6, 2014

TFP’s growing business has hinged upon technology, and with its full IT stack outsourced to financial technology specialist peterevans, the firm is free to concentrate on its core operations

With its full IT stack outsourced to financial technology specialist peterevans, TFP is free to concentrate on its core operations

NRF: Microsoft showcases latest release of Dynamics for Retail

NRF: Microsoft showcases latest release of Dynamics for Retail
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Update includes improvements to call centre functionality, and new transportation and delivery capabilities

Update includes improvements to call centre functionality, and new transportation and delivery capabilities

Jim DuBois starts new role as Microsoft chief information officer

Jim DuBois starts new role as Microsoft chief information officer
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 3, 2014

Responsible for delivering a range of initiatives for more than 90,000 Microsoft employees and billions of customers

Responsible for delivering a range of initiatives for more than 90,000 Microsoft employees and billions of customers

Belgian bank KBC chooses Office 365 for collaboration

Belgian bank KBC chooses Office 365 for collaboration
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, December 20, 2013

Microsoft Services and HP Technology Services help the bank improve organisation-wide communication

Microsoft Services and HP Technology Services help the bank improve organisation-wide communication

Microsoft opens NUI research centre at the University of Melbourne

Microsoft opens NUI research centre at the University of Melbourne
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, December 5, 2013

The University of Melbourne is teaming up with Microsoft to explore innovative social uses of natural user interface technologies

New Melbourne research centre will focus on the development of social interactive technologies