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Analyst Value Survey 2015 - Share your thoughts!

Posted on August 19, 2015

The Analyst Value Survey 2015-2016 by Duncan Chapple and Kea Company is now open. Please share your thoughts on PAC and make sure your opinion is well represented!

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Insider Threats Thrive on the Gaps Between People, Process and Technology

Posted on August 28, 2015

A look at the characteristics of insider threats, and what can be done to address them.

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IBM is accelerating its rebuilding

Posted on August 26, 2015

During the last couple of days, IBM made some significant announcements that demonstrate its willingness and ability to change fundamental parts of its business strategy. The facts are convincing.

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CGI Beats Capita to £186m Edinburgh Deal

Posted on August 26, 2015

A look at the implications of CGI's £186m contract win with Ediburgh City Council

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DevOps in the UK – Going Mainstream?

Posted on August 25, 2015

DevOps is moving further and further into mainstream use among UK businesses in 2015.

PAC has recently published a report looking at the state of DevOps in the UK, where we try to assess the potential impact of the model among both IT suppliers and end user organizations.

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Industry 4.0 in Germany - market holds large share of internal IT spendings

Posted on August 18, 2015

Industry 4.0 is one of the major playgrounds of the Internet of Things in Germany. PAC defines „Industry 4.0“ as the internal innovation focus on industrial manufacturing processes. What used to be referred to as „Industrial Automation“ is nowadays being enhanced by integration technologies basically coming from the classic IT world such as ...

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How PAC sees the major PLM providers: Dassault Systèmes, Siemens PLM Software and PTC

Posted on August 17, 2015

PAC has published detailed company profiles of Dassault Systèmes, Siemens PLM Software and PTC, the leading PLM providers worldwide. Among other things, these company profiles contain detailed analyis and a review of the companies' strategies and business activities, as well as a SWOT analysis and performance analysis.

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CSC Security has a Spring in its Step

Posted on August 14, 2015

A window into CSC's security positioning in the UK and the drivers behind the practice's strong revenue growth.

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SCM im Zeitalter von Industrie 4.0

Posted on August 5, 2015

Bei Industrie 4.0 geht es aus Sicht von PAC zum einen darum, Produktionsprozesse in Richtung einer „Smart Factory“ zu optimieren und zum anderen darum, neue datenbasierte Geschäftsmodelle für „Smart Services“ zu entwickeln.

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What drives autonomous driving?

Posted on August 3, 2015

Autonomous driving is one of the most interesting topics for the automotive industry, currently and surely for the years to come. Is it a game changer? Or is it much ado about nothing. While it may definitely not be the later, it is also questionable how much the benefits of autonomous driving technologies are going to be leveraged. And when.

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Unit4 – überzeugende Story für einen anspruchsvollen Business-Plan

Posted on July 28, 2015

Unter CEO Jose Duarte verfolgt Unit4 eine fokussierte Strategie, die sich auf personalintensive Branchen, die Cloud als bevorzugtes Betriebsmodell sehen, und auf den breiten Marktzugang mittels Partnernetze konzentriert. Die angestrebten Veränderungen sind grundlegend und schlüssig. Erfolgsentscheidend wird sein, ob es gelingt, Kunden, ...

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L’innovation, levier de transformation des ESN pour soutenir le commerce omni-canal des entreprises utilisatrices

Posted on July 22, 2015

PAC a co-réalisé avec GFI un livre blanc sur le commerce connecté pour illustrer les nouvelles attentes des clients en termes de commerce omni-canal. La nécessaire évolution des entreprises utilisatrices impacte mécaniquement les ESN qui font aussi évoluer leur modèle d’affaire à coup d’acquisitions, de restructurations d’équipes et de ...

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Pas de cyber économie sans Cyber Sécurité

Posted on July 20, 2015

Dans le cadre de son enquête sur la Cyber Sécurité en France, PAC a interrogé plus de 150 donneurs d’ordre issus de tous les secteurs d’activité. Quels sont les principaux moteurs de croissance de ce domaine ? Quelles sont les attentes et craintes qui nourrissent la hausse des investissements dans la cybersécurité aujourd’hui ? Qui ...

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IT 3.0 – Must There be a Trade-Off Between Security and Usability?

Posted on July 17, 2015

A look at how 'identity as a service' provider Okta aims to help organisations avoid the trade-off between usability and security as they seek to harness digital transformation and cloud computing to enable new and innovative working models.

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Consultant daily rates for cloud and big data well above market average

Posted on July 14, 2015

The highest daily rates can currently be achieved with ‘hot topics’ such as cloud, mobility, digital transformation and big data & co. They are well above the average daily rates in Germany, France and the UK. Such were the findings of the recently published PAC IT Services Rates Database for these three countries.

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AWS Summit 2015 in Berlin – Sonntagsbraten mit allen Beilagen

Posted on July 10, 2015

Am 30. Juni 2015 fand der diesjährige Summit von Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Berlin statt. Deutschland-Geschäftsführer Martin Geier eröffnete die Veranstaltung und ließ wenig Zweifel aufkommen am Erfolgsmodell, dem Bezug von IT-Infrastruktur aus der Wolke. Insbesondere durch die Eröffnung eines eigenen Rechenzentrums in Frankfurt wurde den ...

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KPN continues its cloud journey with the acquisition of Dutch IS Group

Posted on July 9, 2015

With the acquisition of managed hosting and cloud services provider IS Group, as announced this week, KPN again underlines its ambitions to stay in the front row of cloud hosting providers in the Netherlands.

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Cisco Connects the Dots to Address Shadow IT

Posted on July 9, 2015

A look at the solutions that Cisco offers to help CISOs build visibility and control over the access to and flow of enterprise data, countering the risks of 'Shadow IT' while harnessing the benefits.

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Berater-Tagessätze für Cloud und Big Data deutlich über Marktdurchschnitt

Posted on July 6, 2015

Mit aktuellen Hot Topics wie Cloud, Mobility, Digitalisierung, Big Data & Co. lassen sich derzeit die höchsten Berater-Tagessätze erzielen. Sie liegen deutlich über dem Durchschnitt der Tagesätze in Deutschland, Frankreich und Großbritannien. Das belegen die kürzlich von PAC veröffentlichten IT-Services-Preisdatenbanken für die drei Länder.

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Salesforce.com: Aufbruch ins Business jenseits von Sales Force Automation

Posted on July 3, 2015
Im Markt für Vertriebssteuerung ist der Software-as-a-Service-Pionier bereits ein führender Player. In den nächsten Jahren muss er beweisen, ob er auch in den Bereichen Analytics, Collaboration, Service, Marketing und branchenspezifische Lösungen sowie als breit aufgestellter Platform-as-a-Service-Anbieter Spitzenpositionen erlangen kann – und ...

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IBM is getting its cloud positioning right - at last!

Posted on July 3, 2015

There is no doubt about IBM's strong ambitions to move the business towards the cloud. Now the vendor is forming a unique vision to align its offerings to better differentiate from competitors. 

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