• How retailers are using digital to engage with Covid Christmas shoppers

    The government is priming the public to expect Christmas to be a little different this year, as Covid-19 infections prove difficult to keep under control.

    Most of us understand that this is likely to mean a smaller family gathering for Christmas lunch, a year off from big Christmas parties, and almost certainly no kissing under the mistletoe. But as shoppers start making their lists for the Christmas Day turkey with all the trimmings and presents to sit under the tree, they will also be preparing for a different Christmas shopping experience from normal.

    Accenture’s UK Holiday shopping survey suggests that

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  • Microsoft Windows’ future is all about users

    Microsoft’s financials tell an interesting story. While Azure continues to grow, along with its cloud revenues, it’s still, at heart, the Windows and Office company. The product names and the business models may have changed, but those stalwarts are still the foundation of everything from Redmond.

    Office might now be the Microsoft 365 subscription service and Windows, both desktop and server, now a series of bi-annual rolling releases instead of a big bang every three years or so, but they’re still Office and Windows.

    Following on from Microsoft’s 2020 Build, Inspire and Ignite events, it’s worth taking

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