Category: Microsoft

Facilities Management. Business Intelligence and Business Processes. How do you manage?

Managing office buildings, public areas and other corporate facilities generates a lot of data. There can be many business processes to incorporate into the general everyday running of buildings. These processes can sometimes be quite simple, but can also be quite complex incorporating SLA, (service level agreements), governance policies, supply chain management and the use…

More SharePoint Updates

Microsoft is readying new smarter SharePoint search capabilities, as well as several other new features for SharePoint users Microsoft officials previewed the company’s plans for its next set of SharePoint updates and features during the recent SharePoint Virtual Summit webcast. While Microsoft will continue to support its SharePoint Server on-premises users and will release a…

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint Team News for Office 365 Users Microsoft announced a few SharePoint Online user experience improvements that are starting to arrive for Office 365 users. Yet another reason to use SharePoint as your business foundation. Microsoft keeps making it better. Many of the user experience improvements promised by Microsoft at its May 4 launch…

Global Ransomware Attack

NHS Windows PCs hit hard As many people know there is a wide-spread and serious global PC hacking attack. The BBC and UK papers report numerous hospitals and the NHS in general have been especially hard hit with many thousands of PCs compromised. The virus is bad, as bad as they get. An infected PC…

Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Third Quarter Results

Microsoft announce financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017: Revenue was $22.1 billion GAAP, and $23.6 billion non-GAAP Operating income was $5.6 billion GAAP, and $7.1 billion non-GAAP Net income was $4.8 billion GAAP, and $5.7 billion non-GAAP Diluted earnings per share was $0.61 GAAP, and $0.73 non-GAAP “Our results this quarter reflect…

Business still stuck with older version of Microsoft Windows

According to the Spiceworks 2017 OS Adoption Trends survey, released Monday, some 52% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows XP, despite support for the OS ending on April 8, 2014. The survey also noted that 9% of businesses are still running at least one instance of Windows Vista, which will lose…

Microsoft Azure enables powerful forecasting at the Met Office

From its base in Exeter, The UK’s Met Office provides global weather insight services using one of the world’s largest supercomputers.  In their ongoing drive to provide greater personalisation to its forecast they are developing more ways in which citizen scientists can contribute data and in order to do this they needed to be able…

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella: Keytips for better productivity using Office 365 and Windows 10

Speaking at the Future Decoded conference at London’s ExCeL, Satya Nadella demoed a whole range of Windows 10 updates and Office 365 products and gave the audience a window into his working life. Here’s key takeaways: He likes One Note a lot. Nadella stated that One Note in Office 365 had a hugely significant impact…