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Le DSI, courroie de transmission entre digital et Big Data

Posted on May 3, 2016

Le lien entre transformation digitale et Big Data est évident : la donnée est le carburant des nouveaux services et usages numériques, et le Big Data amène une nouvelle façon de collecter et exploiter cette donnée.

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Hannover Messe 2016 – Die Highlights verschiedener MES-Anbieter

Posted on May 3, 2016

Auch auf der diesjährigen Hannover Messe hatte ich die Gelegenheit, mit einigen Anbietern von Manufacturing Execution Systemen (MES) zu sprechen.

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The times are changing – also for IBM: Blockchain as a proof point

Posted on May 2, 2016
The days are over when IT heavyweights could wait and see what new technology might be most promising and then put resources behind the new concept to end up dominating it. The PC industry was one of the last good examples for IBM. Many PC-like concepts existed before IBM entered the market, set the rules and standards, and made good money ...

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No business strategy without data quality!

Posted on April 28, 2016

Having reliable, good quality information is essential to construct an effective business strategy. All companies that use data to make informed decisions are well aware of this. But, today, it would appear that a major change is taking place: for many organizations, quality data is no longer sought solely to increase operational efficiency ...

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OpenStack Summit Austin – day three – culture, finally!

Posted on April 28, 2016

I started my Austin chronicles by wondering why the OpenStack Summit took place in Austin. On day one I said that diversity was the common link between Austin and OpenStack. During the course of the conference, and after experiencing Austin’s very rich nightlife (yes I’m very devoted to my job!), I concluded that there was another factor: ...

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OpenStack Summit Austin – day two - network

Posted on April 27, 2016

Day two was a very rich day, full of interesting exchanges that led me to the following conclusion: “the network is the computer”.

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OpenStack Summit Austin - day one - diversity

Posted on April 26, 2016

With the rise of OpenStack in cloud architectures, the OpenStack Summit has become a key conference on this subject. Here are my thoughts and experiences from day one.

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AWS changes the cloud game rules – again!

Posted on April 21, 2016

AWS is known as a low-cost, easy to use and consume storage and computing power provider – a typical PaaS company, if not THE PaaS company. However, AWS moves into a direction leaving this exchangeable ground by offering service as a service (SaaS= or process as a service (PaaS) to make the acronym confusion complete.

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Dataviz, synonymous with the Big Data phenomenon or the era of “Visual Culture”

Posted on April 20, 2016

The proliferation of Big Data due to increased customer interactions on websites, blogs and forums, social networks, e-mail and mobiles makes it more and more difficult to use this data, and in particular “interpret data” to anticipate customers’ needs, respond to their requests for information, resolve issues within a reasonable time, ...

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Workplace-Virtualisierung vor der Renaissance?! - Interview mit Citrix, Teil 1

Posted on April 20, 2016

Die Vorteile einer zentralisierten und Cloud-basierten Bereitstellung von Arbeitsplatzanwendungen mit Blick auf Kosten, Sicherheit und Flexibilität liegen auf der Hand. Sie gaben vor einigen Jahren den Aus­schlag für einen regelrechten Hype rund um die Desktop-Virtualisierung. Doch wie hat sich dieser Markt weiterentwickelt, wo liegt das ...

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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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Hastings shows digital insurance in action

Posted on April 8, 2016

We’ve blogged several times about whether the European insurance sector is about to turn a corner in terms of digital transformation.

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Willkommen in der neuen Telekommunikationswelt: Bundling, Omnichannel und Coopetition

Posted on April 8, 2016

Das Beispiel Freenet verdeutlicht, wie wichtig es auch für Telekommunikationsunternehmen ist, eine klare digitale Strategie zu verfolgen, um den Umsatzrückgang im traditionellen Telekommunikationsgeschäft zu verkraften und neue Geschäftsfelder zu besetzen.

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BARC Score among the best consulting products of the year

Posted on April 6, 2016

BARC’s new scoring method, the 'BARC Score', has been named among the best offers in the 'Consulting' category of this year's Innovationspreis-IT 2016 straight away! This award, presented by the 'Initiative Mittelstand', is given to products and services that are highly innovative (original, ready for production, future-oriented), useful ...

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IoT : les industriels en France sur la bonne voie… mais le chemin est encore long

Posted on April 6, 2016

Aujourd’hui, environ 10% des industriels ont mis en place une stratégie IoT ! Cela peut paraître faible mais le sujet est relativement nouveau. De plus, il existe une réelle dynamique puisque 6% ont d’ores et déjà prévu de définir une stratégie IoT avant fin 2017.

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L’innovation, un levier de légitimité pour les ESN sur la transformation numérique

Posted on April 4, 2016

Les ESN, légitimes sur l’innovation : Dans un contexte économique tendu, les entreprises utilisatrices cherchent à se différencier de leurs concurrents et à se repositionner sur leur marché par l’innovation.

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Bosch starts its own IoT cloud

Posted on March 30, 2016

Bosch officially launched its own cloud solution, the Bosch IoT Cloud. From PAC’s point of view this is a strong commitment to the IoT and also a signal that Bosch continues to extend its software and service offerings towards completing its portfolio. For now, access is limited to different Bosch divisions and some partners. It will be open ...

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IoT: manufacturers in France are on the right road... but there's still a long way to go

Posted on March 30, 2016

Today, around 10% of manufacturers have implemented an IoT strategy! That may seem low but the subject is relatively new. In addition, there is real momentum since 6% have already planned to define an IoT strategy before the end of 2017. These figures come from a study we have just completed on IoT in the industrial sector in France.

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PAC-Nachlese CeBIT 2016

Posted on March 24, 2016

Die CeBIT 2016 wurde stark von den Trendthemen „Digitalisierung“ und IoT (Internet of Things) geprägt. Fast jeder Aussteller versuchte, seine Produkte und Services damit in Verbindung zu bringen. Dabei wurden durchaus auch interessante Fallbeispiele gezeigt, obwohl der Beitrag der einzelnen Anbieter dabei oft etwas fraglich war. Ebenso blieb ...

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The Oracle Cloud Machine – hardware as a service

Posted on March 24, 2016
On March 24th Oracle announced its new offering: “The Oracle Cloud Machine”. An interesting move for a limited number of customers with deep pockets.

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