Artificial intelligence can be many things - depending on who you’re talking to. To scientists, AI is a work in progress, with decades of research still required to achieve perfection. To software vendors, AI is an existing and quite amazing...
Infosys’ Innovation Fabrik (Berlin): a space for fostering collaboration and enabling & accelerating innovation
My colleague Katrin Schleife and I were recently invited to visit Infosys’ new “Innovation Fabrik” in Berlin. The Innovation Fabrik is the first innovation lab of this kind and adds to a number of competence centers around the globe. The focus of the Innovation Fabrik is quite different from that of other centers: it is designed to provide a ...
With revenues of $6.7billion and 116,000 employees in 32 countries, HCL is among the top 25 global IT services companies and one of the leading India-centric players. HCL has been a global success story in the IT services market by managing to achieve a profitable revenue growth of 42% for the 2010-2016 period.
The transport and logistics sectors are probably some of the strongest when it comes to appetite for IoT solutions and willingness to invest. We can see a growing number of deals being inked lately on the back of IoT solutions and platforms.
The spin-out of the HP Enterprise Services business means that HPE also needs to reposition in the IoT ecosystem. PAC recently caught up with the company's IoT leadership and discussed where their ambitions lie in the post-separation world.
Accenture is putting innovation at the core of its business model and has declared “to lead with (applied) innovation in everything we do”. This is manifested in the launch of the Accenture Innovation Architecture, which consists of six parts.
From June 12-14, 2017, SAP Ariba held its annual conference dedicated to European customers. The conference reunited the entire Ariba ecosystem, customers, partners, press and analysts.
A few novelties were presented and announcements made, such as on the launch of SAP Ariba® Spot Buy capability for European customers with Mercateo as the ...
GDPR has been a big wake up call to many businesses. The non-negotiable and permanent nature of the EU regulation means that businesses have been compelled to put far better data management in place to avoid prosecution and fines of up to 4% of annual revenue.
PAC attended Amazon’s 2017 London Summit last month, an exhilarating event that at times was truly a meeting of the faithful.That description is justified by the real and evident enthusiasm of the attendees, which was several notches up the energy scale from other large events held by other large vendors (usually in the very same hall).
Storage technology is currently changing in three ways. NVRAM, NVMe, and all-flash arrays optimize bandwidth and latency. On the one hand, hyper-converged infrastructure and software defined storage reduce complexity for IT departments. On the other hand, however, the task of connecting the different storage pieces in different converged ...
PAC recently attended the Tech Advisory Summit in New York where EY provided an update on its advisory business and showcased its digital capabilities.
GE Digital has positioned its IoT platform Predix at the heart of digital transformation. Via the Predix marketplace, users can take their pick from solutions and apps from more than 700 development partners.
« L’an dernier, on était le service goodies et petits fours. » En une petite phrase en introduction de son intervention, Christophe Kühner, vice-président field marketing & communication de l’éditeur Generix, a résumé le désarroi des directions marketing, qui ont du mal à trouver leur place et à justifier leur rôle. Aujourd’hui, Christophe ...
Kollaboration und Agilität in der öffentlichen Verwaltung – erfolgversprechende Ansätze auf dem Weg zum digitalen Bürgerservice
Die Liste der Herausforderungen rund um die digitale Verwaltung in Deutschland ist lang und ein Vorankommen dringend erforderlich. Um entsprechende Lösungsansätze zu diskutieren, fand am 20. und 21. Juni 2017 in Berlin der "5. Zukunftskongress Staat und Verwaltung“ statt. Welche Erkenntnisse habe ich mitgenommen?
IBM has announced to expand its partnership with Hortonworks, a move reflecting IBM’s overall strategy. Hortonworks main focus has always been on data collection and data storage. However, what used to be an open question is how actual value can be generated from this data.
Equinix has long been known in both Enterprise and Service Provider circles as a (probably the) leading name for colocation services. Today Equinix is increasingly focused on providing the best locations from which to access reliable, secure, low-latency connections to a broad range of the world’s leading clouds.
Vivatech aura parfois été qualifié de « mini-CES à la française ». Si on se réfère au nombre de start-up venues exposer leur savoir-faire et leurs innovations – en particulier des robots, des robots, et encore des robots – alors c’est assez vrai. Mais Vivatech, de notre point de vue, c’est surtout la célébration d’un heureux mariage, entre ...