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.

Microsoft CityNext: driving momentum to build smart, sustainable cities

Microsoft CityNext: driving momentum to build smart, sustainable cities
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, October 3, 2014

Now in its second year, the Microsoft CityNext initiative is going from strength to strength. Rebecca Lambert spoke with Joel Cherkis to get his perspective on its impact so far

Now in its second year, the Microsoft CityNext initiative is going from strength to strength. Joel Cherkis provides his perspective on its impact so far

Dassault Systèmes CEO Bernard Charlès shares his 3D vision

Dassault Systèmes CEO Bernard Charlès shares his 3D vision
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, October 2, 2014

The ‘experience economy’ is changing everything about the way we do business, says Bernard Charlès. Rebecca Lambert spoke with the inspiring CEO of Dassault Systèmes to find out more

According to Bernard Charlès, the ‘experience economy’ is changing everything about the way we do business

Efma and Accenture announce 2014 Global Financial Services award winners

Efma and Accenture announce 2014 Global Financial Services award winners
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, October 17, 2014

Financial institutions from Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific are continuing to demonstrate strength in innovation

Microsoft and Salesforce announce Windows and Office integration

Microsoft and Salesforce announce Windows and Office integration
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Marc Benioff and Tony Prophet revealed more details about the products on stage at Dreamforce 2014

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 continues to gain traction in the business world

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 continues to gain traction in the business world
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, October 10, 2014

The Lotus F1 Team, BMW, Coca Cola and Louis Vuitton have all deployed the tablet as a laptop replacement option

Growth returns to the payments industry, finds World Payments Report

Growth returns to the payments industry, finds World Payments Report
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Report from Capgemini and RBS finds that global non-cash payments are up by nearly 10%

Sibos 2014: Microsoft partners with FS-ISAC to thwart cyber criminals

Sibos 2014: Microsoft partners with FS-ISAC to thwart cyber criminals
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pilot programme will see FS-ISAC members get access to near real-time information on known malware infections

Microsoft launches Universal Mobile Keyboard for Windows, iOS and Android

Microsoft launches Universal Mobile Keyboard for Windows, iOS and Android
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, September 22, 2014

The keyboard works with iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows devices, and will go on sale in October

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

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