Growth in the double digits: Ranking of the BI service providers in Germany

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Growth in the double digits: Ranking of the BI service providers in Germany

Posted on December 13, 2016

The vast majority of the services providers for business intelligence were able to substantially grow their revenues in Germany in 2015. However, growth rates vary between 0% and 40%.

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PaaS has become a new battleground for IT vendors

Posted on January 16, 2017

Platform as a service (PaaS) is becoming a hot topic for an increasing number of enterprises. Such platforms help them to transform their existing IT landscapes and to develop and deploy new web-based services and mobile apps. As ‘cloud middleware’ PaaS supports the development, testing and running of applications, as well as the provision ...

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How HPE helps the CFO to get ready for the digital age

Posted on January 13, 2017


Digital technologies are disrupting the business models of companies – and many of these technologies, such as cloud computing, automation and analytics, are also significantly impacting back-office functions, such as the finance department or shared service organizations. 

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European businesses open up on data archiving challenge

Posted on January 13, 2017

Keeping on top of escalating data volumes is one of the biggest challenges facing business in 2017 – particularly in those markets with major compliance considerations.

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Atos wins £130m UK hospital deal

Posted on January 5, 2017

Atos has kicked off the year with a £130m, ten-year contract win with University College London Hospital (UCLH).

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Arismore gobbled up by Accenture. Consolidation continues in the Security market.

Posted on December 20, 2016

 Accenture Security announced the acquisition of Arismore, a leading IAM (Identity & Access Mangement) integrator in the French market, for an undisclosed amount.

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Siemens aims for a comprehensive approach to digitalization with MindSphere at its center

Posted on December 16, 2016

At its recent 2016 Innovation Day, Siemens made it clear that the MindSphere IoT platform was at the center of its digitalization efforts. Particularly noteworthy is the fact that Siemens announced the openness and cross-vertical enhancement of the platform.

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Businesses missing a trick with IoT analytics

Posted on December 15, 2016

PAC recently wrapped up our first in-depth study on IoT and the data analytics challenge, and it proved to be a real eye-opener.

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AI, a rapidly growing reality

Posted on December 12, 2016

AI is among us. All sorts of people gathered to attend the #AIEurope conference in London past week. Text recognition solutions, image analysis solutions, algorithms for natural language processing. We also encountered more discrete forms of AI specialized in the high speed processing of masses of unstructured data. AI, eagerly awaited by ...

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HCL appoints new leader to continue digital momentum

Posted on December 8, 2016

It was a strong quarter for HCL whose growth has now moved ahead of its bigger peers such as TCS, Cognizant and Wipro. And the company has a new man tasked with continuing this momentum, with former COO C Vijayakumar stepping up to the CEO position.

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Les IA, une réalité en croissance accélérée

Posted on December 7, 2016

Les IA sont parmi nous. Il y en avait même de toutes sortes rassemblées à Londres en ce début de semaine, à l’occasion de la conférence #AIEurope. Des solutions de reconnaissance de texte, des solutions d’analyse d’images, des algorithmes capables de produire des phrases à consonance humaine (Natural Language Processing). Nous avons ...

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Hitachi looks to Lumada platform for IoT momentum

Posted on December 6, 2016

Hitachi is the latest Japanese technology giant aiming to position itself as a front-runner in the IoT race with its Lumada IoT Platform. PAC recently caught up with Hitachi to understand how it plans to compete in the fragmented IoT market. 

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Whitman sets out HPE’s new strategy at Discover

Posted on December 2, 2016

PAC attended HPE’s annual Discover event in London this week. CEO and President Meg Whitman was in town to talk customers and partners through what the dramatic changes at the company over the last couple of years mean for its future direction.

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Cognizant continues its “digital shopping tour” and acquires Netherlands-based digital agency Mirabeau

Posted on November 30, 2016

Cognizant, a global IT and business process outsourcing services provider, announced this week that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Mirabeau BV, a digital marketing and customer experience agency located in the Netherlands. Thus the widespread trend of IT services providers and management consultants ...

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Workday adds more analytics to its SaaS applications

Posted on November 24, 2016

The SaaS HCM and financial management solution provider extends its analytics capabilities for Workday and non-Workday data. Users will be enabled to analyze various data sets within the context of their applications.

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Rückblick zum Telekom Dialog in Berlin am 10.-11. November 2016

Posted on November 21, 2016

Unter dem Motto „Digitalisierung.Einfach.Machen“ hatte der Geschäftskundenbereich der Telekom Deutschland zum alljährlichen Kundenevent gebeten. An geschichtsträchtiger Stätte, dem Berliner E-Werk wurde an 2 Tagen über die Chancen und Risiken der Digitalisierung für Unternehmen diskutiert.

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Workplace Enablement and Transformation: The Need for Unified Endpoint Management

Posted on November 18, 2016

Businesses are replete with connected devices owned by the enterprise and employees. Smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs collectively represent a threat and an opportunity for companies.
Managed improperly, connected devices are gaping security holes and even legal liabilities in some cases. If corralled properly for corporate purposes, the ...

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Five things we learned at Fujitsu Forum

Posted on November 17, 2016

It is an interesting time for Fujitsu.
The company has hit the headlines in recent weeks over reports over the future of its PC business with a partnership with Lenovo on the cards. Meanwhile, the company is also pushing ahead with an often painful restructuring program designed to improve its positioning in the digital world.

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SAP S/4HANA: Relevance issue splits the SAP community

Posted on November 15, 2016

About one year after its introduction, the relevance of S/4HANA is still highly controversial among SAP users in German enterprises.

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EXL bets on analytics to digitize operations management

Posted on November 10, 2016

EXL Service started-off as a niche BPO specialist in the US and has expanded its expertise and geographical reach over the years. Now EXL offers operations management with process automation and advanced analytics on top.

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Will more developers fall in love with SAP HANA?

Posted on November 9, 2016

While there can be no doubt that SAP is a leading provider of business application software, this does not apply to the vendor's role as development platform player. The software maker hopes that an extended offering named SAP HANA 2 will resonate with the developer community. 

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