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PowerApps Portals – Use Web API to Create, Update and Delete records
Up to now (pre-version 22.214.171.124), PowerApps Portals and Power Pages only had one method to update entities back to the database, and that was to use Entity Forms. This has been severely limiting in what can be done with the user interface where updates are needed. You either had to…
How to build your digital transformation roadmap
Hitachi Solutions and Microsoft came together on Thursday 3rd March for a hybrid event to understand the opportunities and challenges for Professional Services organisations. Featuring a customer story from Alexander Mann Solutions' Chief Technology Officer, Andrew Wayland, you can watch all four sessions from the morning below, and explore how…
Why professional services companies must invest in digital transformation
She adds that when professional services companies do invest in digital, they need to ensure they capture and manage the mass of data they generate effectively. Data must be in the right place at the right time to unlock opportunities from technology. Of course, better use of data also means…
Where is the construction industry heading on its digital journey
The construction industry is very complex, with many stakeholders involved in the highly complex processes of planning and construction. Accordingly, there is a wide variety of approaches to digital transformation and innovation. The industry has been relying on digitalisation since the financial crisis of 2008, albeit often still with island…
How working with a Microsoft Partner can help take your business to the next level
Microsoft partners typically offer a range of technical expertise across Microsoft's products and services to help their customers understand, deploy and get the most from the technologies and their digital ecosystems. There are around 64,000 partners, vendors and service providers that build or sell solutions based on Microsoft products across…
How Microsoft Catalyst can support your organisation’s transformation.
Since Microsoft began rolling out its Catalyst programme to inner circle partners in 2019 I have witnessed, first hand, the difference that it makes in the work that we do with our customers and the fundamental shift in the conversations that we are having. Microsoft Catalyst is a framework (The…
Is the technology sector failing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion?
In early July I had the pleasure of speaking at Civil Service Live in London’s ExCeL. My topic – whether the technology sector was failing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I). As part of the session, I hosted a panel with 3 fantastic speakers, Miranda Pottinger, Funmi Surl and Aaron Prior…
Where is the construction industry heading on its digital journey?
Our author Sabrina Hilmer explores what’s moving the industry. The construction industry has now reached the point of intensively dealing with the megatrend of "digitalisation" and the subtrend of "platformisation" and quickly taking advantage of their opportunities. What is missing, however, is a common approach that takes into account the…
Can we improve margins in the construction sector?
Construction is renowned for competitive pricing and tight margins, which the industry has been trying to improve for years. Faced with unique circumstances and complications other industries do not have, tackling these issues is not as easy as it seems on your own. In this 3-part series, we’ll be exploring…
Practical insights from the CDAO conference: How Gridserve succeeded in their data and analytics transformation
At CDAO, the leading trade fair for data analytics decision makers, Gridserve's CITO was on stage with Hitachi Solutions. The UK company develops and distributes sustainable, technology-enabled energy solutions. The customer and implementation partner reported on how a cloud-first approach to data analytics can be successfully implemented.
Yasmina Passeri candidate for the Women in Industry Awards 2022
Yasmina Passeri, Hitachi Solutions, has submitted her candidacy for the prestigious Women in Industry 2022 Awards in the "International Woman" category to be held on 29 September 2022.
Hitachi Solutions selects Young Lives vs Cancer as their UK charity partner of the year
We are proud to announce that we have selected Young Lives vs Cancer as our UK charity partner of the year! We will be partnering with the charity to help them change the lives of families and children who have been affected by cancer.