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Pierre Audoin, fondateur de PAC et pionnier du numérique, nous a quittés…

Posted on January 17, 2018

L’histoire de Pierre Audoin se confond avec celle de l’Informatique… Pourtant rien ne destinait ce diplômé de Sciences Po Paris à une telle aventure… Lorsqu’en 1960, il intègre le BIPE (Bureau d’Informations et de Prévisions Economiques), il...

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New PAC RADAR series: "Leading Suppliers of SaaS Implementation and Integration Services in Europe"

Posted on December 20, 2017

For its brandnew PAC RADAR series on SaaS implementation and integration services in Europe, PAC has evaluated the leading providers of SaaS-related services in Europe in a total of nine different PAC RADAR reports; the focus has been put on C&SI services for the major SaaS platforms with the most established ecosystems of services and ...

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The long and winding road that leads to Digital Transformation

Posted on December 18, 2017

2017 was inescapably the year of Digital Transformation - since it featured heavily at every conference we’ve attended, formed part of many vendor briefings, and appeared in almost every article we read. Judging from of the wall-to-wall vendor focus on Digital Transformation as a key marketing theme, you could be forgiven for thinking that ...

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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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Cloud Foundry Summit 2017 in Basel, Switzerland, on October 11-12, 2017

Posted on October 12, 2017

Cloud Foundry is one of the liveliest open source projects around today. It provides a comprehensive multi-cloud application platform as a service (PaaS) governed by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. The foundation was established in 2015 as an independent not-for-profit organization. The best-known software piece besides Cloud Foundry is BOSH, ...

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Cornerstone is pushing employee experience with its HCM suites

Posted on October 9, 2017
The provider of cloud-based solutions for human capital management has started out as a specialist in the field of learning, an area that is still key for its business. Now Cornerstone wants to grow with a more comprehensive HCM approach that comprises suites for employee performance, recruiting, learning and human resources management. ...

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AWS London Summit 2017: A meeting of the faithful

Posted on July 11, 2017

PAC attended Amazon’s 2017 London Summit last month, an exhilarating event that at times was truly a meeting of the faithful.That description is justified by the real and evident enthusiasm of the attendees, which was several notches up the energy scale from other large events held by other large vendors (usually in the very same hall).

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Sapphire Now 2017: key take-aways on SAP's innovation roadmap

Posted on June 1, 2017
Last week, Julia Reichhart and I took part in the Sapphire Now 2017 conference in Orlando/Florida, where we could talk to SAP representatives and many of its partners. In this blog post, we would like to share some of the key take-aways from the conference as well as from the SAP Partner Summit.

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Sage buys its strategic partner Fairsail to push mid-market HCM

Posted on March 6, 2017

Business software vendor Sage has acquired Fairsail, a provider of SaaS solutions for human capital management. Both companies had been strategic partners before. We think that Fairsail as a modern, cloud-based application for HCM fits well into Sage’s portfolio. Fairsail is based on the Salesforce platform, which has become strategic for ...

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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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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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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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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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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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CenturyLink Offloads Data Centres: More Telco Divestitures to Come

Posted on November 9, 2016

CenturyLink’s recently-announced decision to sell its data centres in a £1.7-bn transaction is reflective of the telcos struggle to effectively battle with hyperscale providers in the ultracompetitive infrastructure services market.

Monroe, La.-based CenturyLink decided to sell its data centres, including the five it owns in Slough, ...

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Cloud Collaboration: AWS and VMWare Strike Groundbreaking Partnership

Posted on October 19, 2016

Amazon’s newfound friendship with VMWare opens up the lucrative cloud market for the infrastructure services company by broadening its appeal to companies looking to combine data centre resources with AWS’ public cloud services in ‘hybrid cloud’ scenarios. 

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DSAG: New business models require innovation beyond traditional SAP ERP software

Posted on September 21, 2016

SAP customers from the German-speaking countries gathered in Nuremberg for their annual meeting “DSAG Jahreskongress” to discuss how they should develop their business and their ERP software to align them with their digital strategies.

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Content-Management – wichtige Disziplin zur digitalen Fitness von Unternehmen

Posted on September 12, 2016

Eine Studie von PAC, Star Storage und und Hitachi Data Systems analysiert, wie deutsche Firmen ihre dokumentgestützten Prozesse durch Digitalisierung aufwerten und effizienter gestalten. Im Kern geht es um die Nutzung von Soft­ware für das digitale Content-Management.

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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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