Focus on Windows Apps for Health: NHSGiveBlood gives donors control

This post is part of an occasional series about health-focused apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone. If you’ve developed a health or wellness app on a Windows platform and you’d like to be considered for this series, leave a link to your app in the comments. Giving blood is one of the easiest and…


See Satya Nadella make his first UK appearance at Future Decoded

Have you heard the news? On 10 November, Satya Nadella will be giving his first-ever UK speech as CEO of Microsoft. Satya is coming to share his vision of a mobile-first, cloud-first world – and to explore how those changes align with Microsoft’s goal of helping people everywhere achieve more. There’s no question that the…


Everything fit for purpose: A new approach to device standardisation

Microsoft’s Richard Shipton knows a thing or two about public sector IT, having spent time working as a CTO in the UK government. At the recent Government Mobility conference, he told attendees that during his time in service, he began to notice a pattern. When a new employee started, they were presented with a standard-issue…


Microsoft’s mobility platform means business

This post is by  John Delaney, Associate Vice President, European Mobility, IDC. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella recently said that the company is to evolve towards a mobile first, cloud first world of business. In this world, mobile and cloud technologies are intrinsically linked – mobile devices, connected to the cloud, will give employees access to their…


Microsoft City Next: 10 essentials for successful mobile application development

By Declan Grogan, Managing Director, NDL Software Mobile ‘line of business’ applications offer huge organisational benefits through cost savings, cleaner data and service efficiencies. In the public sector, there is now widespread acceptance that mobile working supports the dual aims of better service delivery and reduced costs. But adoption is not happening as quickly as…

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EHI Live 2013 in review: What was everyone buzzing about this year?

Now that sun has set on EHI Live for another year, it’s time to take a moment and reflect on the big ideas that dominated this year’s show. Microsoft were joined at EHI Live by some stellar partners in the healthcare space: Ascribe, Concentra, Esteem, OSCL, Cloud2, IMGROUP, Optevia, Risual and Steljes, each of whom…


EHI Live 2013 preview: Learn to build your own healthcare app!

Mobile app development, is one of the most important topics in healthcare information technology today, but it’s also one of the most intimidating. Sure, it’d be wonderful to be able to build your own application to handle a unique need at your organisation, or even a mass-market app with broad appeal – but how do…


Office 365 – a must have for your device in healthcare (plus get a free trial!)

It’s a fact many healthcare professionals are looking to use portable devices much more in their daily work. This means there is a big shift taking place from old desktop-friendly applications to those which work on tablets and even on multiple devices. After all, Office 365 lends itself to touch devices but can also be used on non-touch PCs…

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