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SAP drives blockchain use cases in standard applications

Posted on October 2, 2018

PAC recently caught up with SAP on its initiatives in the blockchain area. The company‘s endeavors are aimed at complementing its SAP Leonardo portfolio with Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in order to increase both the efficiency and ...

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Les plateformes IoT en Europe : 12 acteurs "best in class" dans le Radar PAC

Posted on October 8, 2018

PAC vient de publier la plus grande analyse du marché des fournisseurs de plateformes IoT. Le Radar PAC « Les plateformes IoT en Europe 2018 » analyse plus de 120 plateformes, et en évalue 43 d'entre elles dans sept segments différents, afin d’identifier les meilleurs fournisseurs de chaque catégorie dans différents domaines. Sur l'ensemble ...

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Oracle’s six degrees of autonomous computing, and why they matter

Posted on September 27, 2018

At its digital-transformation-focused Impact Event in Liverpool Street in London this week, Oracle outlined what it described as six levels of autonomous computing. Here's why they matter. A lot.

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Insights from this year's DMEXCO Conference

Posted on September 19, 2018

We were among the 40,000 visitors (10,000 more than last year) that descended on Cologne last week to attend the Digital Marketing Expo & Conference (DMEXCO). The event, which gathers decision-makers from digital business, marketing and innovation, hosted 1,000 exhibitors and 170 start-ups this year. So, judging purely by numbers, the DMEXCO ...

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Hosting innovation and co-creation: IBM’s Watson IoT Center in Munich

Posted on September 18, 2018

PAC recently had the chance to visit IBM's Watson IoT Center in Munich. Discussions quickly revolved around topics like connected objects, artificial intelligence (AI), and smart cities, and took a cross-vertical perspective.

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Why is Munich Re paying $300m for IoT startup Relayr?

Posted on September 7, 2018

Relayr started out as an IoT middleware platform developer back in 2013. Fast forward five years: Relayr expanded its portfolio into IoT analytics and a range of supporting services around its products. Now it is being acquired by the €50bn insurance giant Munich Re for an eye-catching price tag of $300m.

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How artificial intelligence can innovate the client acquisition process

Posted on August 16, 2018

Today, sales and marketing teams are faced with new challenges: consumers, although constantly connected, are becoming harder and harder to reach as messages get lost in a plethora of media and notifications. The superficial personalization of automated messages is no longer enough to stand out in consumer inboxes. A new PAC Expert View now ...

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The IoT Survey

Posted on July 4, 2018

The IoT survey is the first of its kind to evaluate the leading IoT platform providers based on feedback from users worldwide available to participants in English, German, French and Spanish. 

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Your AI Friday - 11000

Posted on June 29, 2018

Welcome to the weekly selection of links compiled by PAC's AI team. This week, we offer you some good reads connected to this new world in the making. Please note that we, the A(I) Team, will take a little break over the summer months and see you back in 2 months – in case we haven't been replaced by AI til then... Enjoy reading!

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EOS – a viable alternative to Ethereum, Hyperledger and IOTA?

Posted on June 12, 2018

This past weekend, the mainnet of EOS, a new cryptocurrency, was officially launched. This is especially remarkable, since the event was preceded by a noteworthy ICO (initial coin offering, during which more than $4 billion in initial investment were raised), a bitter conflict among the community and quite some chaos with respect to ...

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Your AI Friday – 10101

Posted on June 8, 2018

Welcome to the weekly selection of links compiled by PAC's AI team. This week, we'd like to invite you to a little game: Who can define a suitable image for AI? Enjoy reading!

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Your AI Friday - 10000

Posted on May 4, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Stefanie Naujoks als Research Director Manufacturing zurück bei PAC

Posted on April 12, 2018

Stefanie Naujoks ist zum 1. April 2018 als Research Director Manufacturing zum Marktanalyse- und Beratungsunternehmen PAC (CXP Group) zurückgekehrt. In dieser Position verantwortet sie europaweit die PAC-Marktforschung im Bereich Fertigungsindustrie. Dabei liegt der Fokus auf neuen Technologien wie Internet of Things (IoT), Robotik, ...

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Stefanie Naujoks appointed Research Director Manufacturing

Posted on April 12, 2018

PAC appointed Stefanie Naujoks as Research Director for its global Digital and IoT practice. In this role, Stefanie will be working with manufacturing companies and IT vendors across Europe, to help them understand how new technologies like the IoT, robotics, AI, augmented reality or additive manufacturing will impact traditional processes ...

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European transport industry bets on IoT and AI

Posted on March 6, 2018

Transport incumbents across all sub-segments are investing in technology solutions based on IoT and AI to boost their operational efficiency while improving the customer experience at the same time. PAC recently published several reports on the back of its recent projects in the transport segment and recent engagements with the players on ...

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The end of physical stores as we know them

Posted on January 25, 2018

During the three busy days at NRF 2018 Retail’s Big Show in New York, the buzz word seemed to be “bricks-and-mortar”. The store has a future, and it is all about reinvention and innovation! What are the ways for store brands to succeed?

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Tendances 2018 : plus d'intelligence et d'automatisation

Posted on December 5, 2017

Le numérique reste un sujet prédominant dans le programme des DSI pour l'année à venir. Ce concept a déjà fait couler beaucoup d'encre et suscité de nombreuses discussions. Bon nombre d'entreprises ont déjà lancé des projets et augmenté leur budget numérisation de manière significative. Pourtant, il est clair qu'il reste encore beaucoup à ...

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L’IT contextuelle tire fortement la croissance du marché !

Posted on November 22, 2017

Le modèle traditionnel de l’IT a fait son temps. C'est ce que nous expliquions en début d'année, et les chiffres que nous venons de publier confirment bien qu’au-delà d’un angle vertical et/ou métier, l’approche doit se faire selon un « contexte » donné qui est centré sur l’usage et peut donc déborder des schémas classiques. Nous avons ...

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Mass Customization erreicht die Getränkeindustrie – Insights von der Drinktec, der Weltleitmesse für die Getränke- und Liquid-Food-Industrie

Posted on September 26, 2017
Digitalisierung und IoT haben auch in der Getränkeindustrie in vielen Bereichen Einzug gehalten. Neben den andauernden Optimierungen der Abfüllanlagen hinsichtlich Leistungsfähigkeit und Optimierung der Bedienungsführung setzen die wesentlichen Player bei den Anlagenherstellern auf die Digitalisierung.

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HPE repositions in IoT to focus on Intelligent Edge

Posted on August 3, 2017

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.

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