Telecommunications Provider Advances its Development Process

Developers Get Traceability, Real-Time Status, and Better Release Management with Application Lifecycle Management Solution In June 2011, Hrvatski Telekom, a major provider of telecommunications services in Croatia, began using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2010 (TFS) to develop a business support billing solution that it employs to prepare around 1.2 million invoices monthly for…

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Dominion Dealer Solutions and Microsoft Establish Strategic Relationship for Next-Generation Dealer Management System

Today we announced that Dominion Dealer Solutions and Microsoft have established a strategic relationship to collaborate and create a next-generation Dealer Management System (DMS) based on Microsoft Dynamics AX. The two companies are combining the powerful foundation of Microsoft Dynamics AX with Dominion Dealer Solutions’ extensive automotive retail expertise and assets into an industry leading…

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News Flows like Water in the Cloud

Hearst Delivers a Flexible Digital Marketplace with Windows Azure In an age when readers and advertisers want flexibility in receiving and delivering content—and publishers seek to distribute to niche audiences—Hearst Newspapers is using Windows Azure Cloud Services to explore opportunities in the digital marketplace. With Windows Azure, organizations can host, scale, and manage web applications…

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Discovering Intelligent Systems at work in Manufacturing

By Jeff Wettlaufer, Technical Program Manager, Windows Embedded Hey everyone, recently our Windows Embedded team was on a customer site visit in Europe, and we came across a fantastic example of Intelligent Systems in action. While we were touring an automobile manufacturing plant, we observed the line using electric screwdrivers like the one pictured below….

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From Data to Insight & Impact: Using Power View to Review Sales Performance

Welcome to our From Data to Insight & Impact series, where we invite you to take a closer look at Power View, the BI tool that is helping business leaders across every industry drive positive impact in their business. In this series of videos and case studies, we share real-life scenarios that we learned of through…

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Experiencing Intelligent Systems in Hospitality and Retail

By Jeff Wettlaufer, Technical Program Manager, Windows Embedded Hi everyone, it has been an incredibly exciting few weeks around the Redmond campus. The launch of Windows 8, the release of Surface (I’m writing this blog on my own Surface with Windows RT) and the Intelligent Systems Leadership Summit, shows we have been having a lot of…

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Windows Azure: Supporting Customers and Applications Of All Sizes

Technology can be an incredible equalizer, and we believe it can help solve challenges that are critical to society. For instance, yesterday our partner Temenos announced an inspiring use of technology in West Africa. Renaissance Credit (RenCredit), a new microfinance institution in Lagos, Nigeria, has launched on TEMENOS T24 for Microfinance and Community Banking (MCB), hosted…

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On the Horizon: Sibos 2012 and News and Views From our Partners (Guest Blog Post)

This is the last in a series of guest blogs from Microsoft’s partners about how they are working with us to enable customer success in Financial Servics with Sibos 2012 approaching. Today, our guest author is Ioana Moldovan, Social Media Marketing Manager at Allevo. You can find more information about Allevo’s initiatives here. Allevo Takes Financial…

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Sibos Is Here! How Microsoft Is Helping Financial Institutions Deliver What Their Customers Need

– By Karen Cone, general manager of Worldwide Financial Services at Microsoft Over the past several years, there have been major changes to the financial services landscape.  I like to think of it as a trifecta of mega-trends, driving change at a pace that has been unmatched for fifty years.  No one will be surprised…

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On the Horizon: Sibos 2012 and News and Views From our Partners (Guest Blog Post)

This is the second in a series of guest blogs from Microsoft’s partners about how they are working with us to enable customer success in Financial Services. Over the coming week, we are excited to share news and views on Sibos 2012. Today, our guest author is Daniel E. Retzer, Managing Director and Chief Technology…

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