BUSINESS leaders and IT professionals from across the UK attended a conference in a country house In Warwickshire to hear Microsoft reveal new developments that will determine how businesses are run in the future.
James Akrigg, Microsoft’s Head of Technology for Partners, described the company’s aim to “reinvent” productivity and business processes through a more personal experience using an “intelligent” cloud powered by predictive analytics and technology.
He told delegates: “Younger generations coming into business expect to have access the best tools and smarter ways of working. It’s up to businesses now to embrace this technology.”
The event at historic Coombe Abbey also featured award-winning entrepreneur Hilary Devey CBE, founder, Chief Executive and Chairman of the Pall-Ex Group. The former Dragon of Dragon’s Den fame spoke passionately about the role of women in business and talked of the effects the refugee crisis was having on the...