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La prise de décisions "au pifomètre", facteur de stress pour les métiers

Posted on May 26, 2015

Revenons un instant sur cette tendance du marché logiciel que l'on désigne sous le nom de "consumérisation de l'IT". Désormais familier des technologies numériques, l'utilisateur métier s'est peu à peu transformé en "consommateur" de logicie...

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Le rôle des DSI de plus en plus impacté par la transformation numérique

Posted on May 19, 2015

Les fondamentaux de la mission d'un DSI sont aujourd'hui bien établis, quasi-normalisés : "Le directeur des systèmes d’information a pour mission de définir et mettre en œuvre la politique informatique en accord avec la stratégie générale de l’entreprise et ses objectifs de performance.

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HP Enterprise Security Services – Briefings From Böblingen

Posted on May 15, 2015

PAC summarises its impressions of HP's Enterprise Security Services business, fresh from attending the analyst event delivered from its new Regional SOC in Böblingen (near Stuttgart), Germany.

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Is There a Competitive Market for Threat Intelligence? (Part 2)

Posted on May 15, 2015

Following on from last week’s blog on the topic, this week PAC explores the challenges facing enterprises when thinking about how to embrace threat intelligence. Are some sources more equal than others?

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Why are MSSPs building SOCs?

Posted on May 15, 2015

Are SOCs really necessary or are they acting as shop windows for MSSPs?

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IBM embraces SAP – again

Posted on May 12, 2015

Two interesting pieces of news surfaced during the last few days from a "big data mountain“ of press releases. On the one hand, IBM made a hardware announcement: a series of Power Systems Solution Editions for the SAP HANA platform. On the other hand, IBM made a software announcement: the integration of its own cloud-based HR solution, ...

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SAP Services simplifies customer engagements with “One Service”

Posted on May 11, 2015

At this year’s SAP Services Analyst 1 day prior to SAPPHIRE 2015, the services organization announced it would be following the software organization down the road of simplification. All units of the services organization (support, education, consulting, CDS, cloud delivery) are going to merge their forces under a new “One Services” ...

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SAP and IBM become friends in cloud HCM

Posted on May 11, 2015

IBM and SAP have acquired SaaS providers in the HCM space, Kenexa and SuccessFactors, respectively. To a certain extent, the solutions compete against each other. The partnership is about the integration of the solutions so that customers are able to use them in a combined fashion.

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Is there a competitive market for Threat Intelligence?

Posted on May 8, 2015

Threat intelligence is the ‘mot du jour’ in cyber security circles these days. The idea is that intel allows organisations to predict attacks before they happen, prepare defences and mitigate breach consequences. But where do organisations get this intel from? And can - or should - they seek competitive advantage from threat intel?

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SAP S/4 HANA: Simplified ERP may not lead to simple migrations

Posted on May 8, 2015

After the initial announcement earlier this year, SAP revealed more details about the way its core product, S/4 HANA, is evolving. Some questions remain. One is how big the effort is for companies to move to the new core solution.

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Wipro on the way from "running" to "changing the enterprise"

Posted on May 5, 2015

This week Wipro invited to its European Analyst & Advisor Day in Frankfurt, Germany. The event’s claim of “Leading the Change” underlines Wipro’s ambitions to clearly position itself much more strongly as a transformational partner for enterprises.

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Customer Journey Engineering at Wipro Digital

Posted on May 5, 2015

In the classic IT services domain, the notion of customer-centered design is not yet commonplace – unfortunately. Agile and iterative approaches to technology development that strictly start with the customers’ needs, have so far been mainly applied by innovation and design agencies or software developers in the B2C space. Traditional IT ...

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Cloud-Marktplätze im Vergleich

Posted on May 5, 2015

Angesichts des angekündigten Starts der Deutschen Börse Cloud Exchange mehren sich die Fragen, wie sich das Konzept von den bekannten Cloud-Provider-Marktplätzen abhebt. Die Angebote sind tatsächlich nur eingeschränkt vergleichbar, denn verschiedene „Cloud Marktplatz“-Anbieter, darunter die Deutsche Telekom, Canopy, Amazon Web Services, ...

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Classement des éditeurs de logiciels en France : Microsoft domine, SAP tire la croissance

Posted on May 5, 2015

Microsoft tout au sommet du Top 10 des éditeurs de logiciels en France, voilà qui n’étonnera personne. Ce qui peut surprendre davantage, ce sont les scores de croissance du trio de tête, notamment. Des chiffres qui sont le reflet d’une mutation en train de s’opérer sur le marché français.

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La "Gen M" pourrait bousculer les politiques d'entreprise

Posted on April 28, 2015

Levier majeur de leur transformation numérique, l'usage croissant de la mobilité par leurs collaborateurs aura dans les années à venir un impact considérable sur la politique des entreprises, sur leur organisation, leur mode de management et sur la gestion de leurs ressources humaines.

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The Newbies in German City Centers

Posted on April 28, 2015

Online retailers are increasingly realizing the advantages of offline stores as a means to increase brand awareness, get in touch with customers, showcase products, and test new ones. Thus, they start experimenting with pop-up stores or even permanent brick-and-mortar shops in German cities - a challenge not least for their IT systems.

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Wipro thinking big in healthcare

Posted on April 28, 2015

Wipro is focused on its healthcare business segment and confident of achieving $2bn revenue by the year ending March 2019.

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Capgemini Deutschland: Digitalisierung groß geschrieben

Posted on April 27, 2015

In der vergangenen Woche hatte Capgemini Deutschland eingeladen, um einen Einblick in die aktuellen Entwicklungen der Firma in Deutschland zu geben. In Übereinstimmung mit der globalen Strategie setzt auch Capgemini Deutschland einen strategischen Hauptfokus auf das Thema Digitalisierung.

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Windows 10 is coming. What’s in for the market?

Posted on April 24, 2015

Microsoft is set to release Windows 10 to customers in the summer. From an IT services perspective, one interesting aspect with the release will be around adoption levels in the enterprise space, and implications for Microsoft’s partners.

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Smart homes: Becoming a reality in India

Posted on April 24, 2015

The rise of India’s middle class is driving a surge in interest in smart home technology and the country is becoming a hotbed for some of the most interesting models in home automation.

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Indian players circle infrastructure renewals

Posted on April 24, 2015

The next 18 months will see a raft of big ticket IT services contracts coming up for renewal. A sneak peek into PAC’s deals database reveals that well over $10bn of IT deals will be coming to market during this period, including long-term programs at E.ON, BAE Systems, Amgen, UBS and Aviva.

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