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. In addition to being group editor of our Microsoft industry titles – Finance on Windows, Prime, Touch and Speak – 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.

Junction Solutions to roll out Dynamics AX for Retail at Pet Supplies Plus

Junction Solutions to roll out Dynamics AX for Retail at Pet Supplies Plus
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, September 17, 2014

US retailer has selected the enterprise resource planning solution to support its new omni-channel operation

New Microsoft Dynamics CRM breaks down silos between marketing and sales

New Microsoft Dynamics CRM breaks down silos between marketing and sales
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Company announces Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, updates to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online service and Microsoft Dynamics Marketing

Itochu migrates global communication infrastructure to Microsoft Office 365

Itochu migrates global communication infrastructure to Microsoft Office 365
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, September 8, 2014

The global general trading company is using Microsoft’s online productivity suite and NTT Com’s Enterprise Cloud to improve employee productivity

BAI Retail Delivery 2014

BAI Retail Delivery 2014
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, September 3, 2014

12-14 November 2014; McCormick Place, Chicago, US

Over three days, delegates from across the retail banking community will gather to share the latest ideas and learn about emerging technologies

Microsoft counts down to launch of new Lumia devices

Microsoft counts down to launch of new Lumia devices
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Invitation to special webcast hints at official unveiling of the Lumia 730 ahead of the IFA 2014 tradeshow

OneDrive for Android app now supports personal and business accounts

OneDrive for Android app now supports personal and business accounts
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, August 29, 2014

New update allows users to access their OneDrive for Business account on Android devices

Microsoft updates Lync app for iPhone and iPad, and adds Gallery View functionality

Microsoft updates Lync app for iPhone and iPad, and adds Gallery View functionality
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Latest version includes new features such as Lobby Control and the ability to determine who has presenter or attendee status

ZAP and Microsoft sign global ISV partnership agreement

ZAP and Microsoft sign global ISV partnership agreement
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, August 26, 2014

New alliance will raise the profile of ZAP’s business intelligence solutions in the Dynamics marketplace

2013 proves a record year for global self-checkout market

2013 proves a record year for global self-checkout market
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Market grew by nearly a quarter, boosted by the rollout of more than 10,000 NCR SelfServ Checkout lanes at Walmart

Microsoft Devices Group targets entry-level market with launch of Nokia 130

Microsoft Devices Group targets entry-level market with launch of Nokia 130
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, August 11, 2014

The new mobile device costs just €19 and includes built-in video player, music player and USB charging

Microsoft to introduce Skype to Amazon’s Fire phone later this month

Microsoft to introduce Skype to Amazon’s Fire phone later this month
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 24, 2014

This latest development aligns with Microsoft's commitment to deliver its products across multiple mobile platforms, not just Windows

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

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

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

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