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Why scientists, vendors and end users are usually wrong about artificial intelligence

Posted on August 3, 2017

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...

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Moving the GDPR goal posts

Posted on July 13, 2017

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.

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EY sets out Technology strategy for continued advisory momentum

Posted on June 28, 2017

PAC recently attended the Tech Advisory Summit in New York where EY provided an update on its advisory business and showcased its digital capabilities.

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Kollaboration und Agilität in der öffentlichen Verwaltung – erfolgversprechende Ansätze auf dem Weg zum digitalen Bürgerservice

Posted on June 26, 2017

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?

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Cloud Security

Posted on March 30, 2017

Cloud security is mandatory in our digital world, the foundation of which is in fact the cloud. Security for the cloud is therefore critical, and security from the cloud could be the solution.

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Digitale Verwaltung 2025 - Fujitsu wagt einen Ausblick

Posted on February 17, 2017

Mit spannenden Vorträgen und Podiumsdiskussionen lud Fujitsu am 14. und 15. Februar 2017 zum „Jahreskongress Digitale Verwaltung“ nach Berlin. Dabei standen nicht nur IT-Themen im Zentrum, sondern vor allem auch der Kulturwandel im Zuge der Digitalisierung.

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Public Cloud für datensensible Kundengruppen? - Microsoft erweitert seine Cloud Deutschland um Office-365-Services

Posted on January 26, 2017

Beim „Grand Opening“ in Berlin präsentierte Microsoft den Start seiner Office 365 Suite aus der Microsoft Cloud Deutschland. Das Besondere: die deutsche Datentreuhand.

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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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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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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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Internet exchange points: a key link of the Internet value chain

Posted on September 30, 2016

Digital transformation is the future for many companies and it is a future that is based on the Internet’s long value chain, with all its risks and weaknesses. Interconnection is a crucial but fragile aspect of the Internet because few players have sufficient investment capacity to meet the challenge of supporting the entire digital value ...

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Ungenutztes Potenzial: Prozesseffizienz steigern mit elektronischen Signaturen

Posted on September 2, 2016

PAC hat im Rahmen einer von DocuSign in Auftrag gegebenen Studie die Rolle der elektronischen Signatur bei der Reduzierung von Papier als Teil von Digitalisierungsinitiativen deutscher Firmen analysiert.

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Would you entrust your IT to Facebook?

Posted on June 7, 2016

I don’t know about you, but it would never enter my head to entrust my company's data to Facebook. And yet this is what Facebook is about to propose with its Corporate Social Network “Facebook at work".

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BMW the role model for European Identity in the digital age

Posted on May 13, 2016

Germany is rightly credited with producing some of the finest cars in the world. From its headquarters in Munich BMW continues to innovate as part of its goal to produce the best high performance and luxury cars of the future. More than likely these will be electric, fully connected and driverless vehicles. But they will still be BMWs with ...

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Panama : sous le soleil numérique, exactement

Posted on April 13, 2016

On connaissait le Panama pour son canal. Désormais, on le connaitra aussi pour ses « papers ».

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Panama: under the digital sun, precisely

Posted on April 13, 2016

Panama used to be known for its canal. Now it will also be known for its "papers". The canal may not look like much but it's something significant. A small channel, 80kms long, which, today, is used by nearly a third of world shipping, no less. 14,000 ships pay the passage fees annually out of 50,000 vessels in operation. Cargo ships, ...

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One hour with IBM’s Global Chief Information Security Officer, Shamla Naidoo

Posted on March 23, 2016

CeBIT in Hanover, Germany, is the biggest IT fair in the world, and even if it keeps very strong German roots, it now has a global coverage worth visiting. Especially so for me this year as it was well oriented towards cybersecurity, with many German companies showing their cybersecurity muscles, besides, of course, the usual suspects, among ...

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Blockchain technology – what impact will it have on corporate finance?

Posted on March 7, 2016

The impact of blockchain technology on the finance sector cannot yet be fully measured – let’s just say the best is yet to come. Experts are currently still trying to evaluate its potential, and most of us consultants agree that it will be huge.

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Threat intelligence: Allowing the evolvement of high-value security capabilities - from administration and ticket handling to decision making

Posted on February 22, 2016

‘Threat intelligence’ is a hot topic in cyber security. But what is it and do we need it? The example of FireEye’s shopping tour in recent years shows the high relevance of this new, emerging market. However, with respect to ‘security intelligence’, the market is still in its infancy.

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La trinité de la e-santé

Posted on February 19, 2016
Le principal constat concernant la e-santé à l’issue du CES 2016, grand-messe des innovations numériques de Las Vegas, fut le suivant : « La transformation numérique du domaine de la santé constituera pendant les 10 ou 15 prochaines années l’un des plus grands chantiers technologiques de tous les temps ». Cette transformation impactera aussi ...

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2016, année de l’expérience patient dans les SI de santé

Posted on February 5, 2016
Chaque année le patient a le droit à un nouveau sobriquet : l’actient (pour patient/acteur), le patient 2.0, le patient conscient, le patient connecté… Et c’est à peu près tout. Les technologies évoluent, les pratiques aussi (un peu), mais l’expérience patient, pas vraiment. Cependant, après une année 2015 sous le signe de la e-Santé l’année ...

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