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.

Five top new features to look out for in Windows 10

Five top new features to look out for in Windows 10
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Microsoft has given its customers many reasons to upgrade to its brand new operating system

Microsoft launches Windows 10, hailing new era for PC users

Microsoft launches Windows 10, hailing new era for PC users
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Windows 10 is now available globally and will be offered as a free upgrade for most consumers

Microsoft Power BI is now generally available

Microsoft Power BI is now generally available
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, July 27, 2015

More than 500,000 people who signed up for the preview will automatically be transferred to the new service

LF Corp implements Dassault Systèmes’ My Collection solution

LF Corp implements Dassault Systèmes’ My Collection solution
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 24, 2015

The South Korean lifestyle company intends to unify its design, development and sourcing processes

Seeing the bigger picture: realising the value of master data management

Seeing the bigger picture: realising the value of master data management
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 24, 2015

Companies have a variety of options to choose from when deploying a master data management solution, as we discover in conversation with Profisee’s Ian Ahern

Profisee’s Ian Ahern discusses the deployment options for a master data management solution

Pyramid Analytics features are built into Microsoft Power BI Desktop

Pyramid Analytics features are built into Microsoft Power BI Desktop
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 23, 2015

Collaboration will allow organisations to publish a Power BI Desktop file to the Pyramid Analytics Server

King’s College London deploys 1,700 Dell OptiPlex 9030 PCs

King’s College London deploys 1,700 Dell OptiPlex 9030 PCs
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 23, 2015

The all-in-one PCs were rolled out across the UK university in six weeks, along with a network upgrade

Hotels reimagine the guest experience through the power of IT

Hotels reimagine the guest experience through the power of IT
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 22, 2015

From in-room tablets to touchscreen tables in the lobby, hotels are trying out new technologies to wow their guests and offer them a more convenient, comfortable and personalised stay

Hotels are trying out new technologies to wow their guests and offer them a more comfortable stay

Going digital in health: the impact of the ‘consumerism’ shift

Going digital in health: the impact of the ‘consumerism’  shift
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Following the example set by other industries such as retail and manufacturing, healthcare is becoming far more customer centric. We hear from experts at Avanade about what this means for the future of the industry

Avanade experts discuss the big culture shift coming to the healthcare industry

Microsoft ships Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6

Microsoft ships Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 4.6
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Latest version includes support for iOS and Android app development

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture to build smart ships

Hyundai Heavy Industries and Accenture to build smart ships
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, July 20, 2015

Built-in sensor networks will help ship owners track equipment and improve operational efficiency

Turning sensor data into intelligence: OSIsoft on improving the value of data

Turning sensor data into intelligence: OSIsoft on improving the value of data
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 17, 2015

OSIsoft and Element Analytics are making it easier for data scientists and engineers to access the operational data they need to perform advanced analytics and create predictive models

OSIsoft and Element Analytics are making it easier for data scientists and engineers to perform advanced analytics

Dell to deliver first thin clients for Windows 10 IoT Enterprise

Dell to deliver first thin clients for Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 17, 2015

The Wyse 7000 and 5000 series will ship on the same day as the Windows 10 launch

The digital bank: remaining relevant in the digital age

The digital bank: remaining relevant in the digital age
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 16, 2015

If banks want to remain relevant in the digital age, it is time for them to change the way they serve their customers, as we find out in conversation with Microsoft’s Marcelo Marquez

Microsoft’s Marcelo Marquez discusses why banks must change the way they serve their customers

risual celebrates a decade of success at Microsoft WPC 2015

risual celebrates a decade of success at Microsoft WPC 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, July 16, 2015

We caught up with Richard Proud to find out what it takes to be Microsoft’s UK Partner of the Year

Dell unveils AppAssure Replication Target VM for Azure

Dell unveils AppAssure Replication Target VM for Azure
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

New VM offering enables customers to replicate their AppAssure backups in Azure

Insteon for Hub app update allows you to control your home with Cortana

Insteon for Hub app update allows you to control your home with Cortana
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The company will also be launching a universal app for Windows 10 later this year

New Cortana Analytics Suite bundles Microsoft’s core analytics technologies

New Cortana Analytics Suite bundles Microsoft’s core analytics technologies
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Offering was unveiled at WPC 2015 and will be available as a monthly subscription service

Project GigJam task management tool is unveiled at Microsoft WPC 2015

Project GigJam task management tool is unveiled at Microsoft WPC 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, July 13, 2015

New cloud service and set of apps help workers break down tasks and get work done

Data analytics tool Power BI is to come out of preview on 24 July

Data analytics tool Power BI is to come out of preview on 24 July
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, July 13, 2015

Microsoft will also be making Power BI Desktop generally available on the same day

AWS to Azure migration included in Microsoft’s hybrid cloud updates

AWS to Azure migration included in Microsoft’s hybrid cloud updates
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 10, 2015

New features build on Microsoft’s vision to deliver the most complete, open cloud in the industry

Microsoft updates its Skype TX controller software

Microsoft updates its Skype TX controller software
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, July 10, 2015

Latest version includes live video previews and integration with Skype contacts

Digital technologies are changing our attention span, finds Microsoft report

Digital technologies are changing our attention span, finds Microsoft report
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, July 8, 2015

UK survey finds that attention is evolving in the digital age and marketers must adopt new strategies

Mobile-first, cloud-first cities: driving transformation in the public sector

Mobile-first, cloud-first cities: driving transformation in the public sector
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Cloud adoption rates are on the rise across the public sector. We speak with Microsoft’s Per Bendix Olsen to find out why

Cloud adoption rates are on the rise across the public sector. Microsoft’s Per Bendix Olsen explains why

Skype for Business app arrives on Windows Phone

Skype for Business app arrives on Windows Phone
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

New business comms app replaces the Lync 2013 app for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

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