Adobe's acquisition of Marketo: new evolutions in sight for service providers

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Adobe's acquisition of Marketo: new evolutions in sight for service providers

Posted on September 21, 2018

When the leader of digital customer experience software buys the most promising company in marketing automation, what does that mean? It means that IT services providers must become serious contenders in marketing expertise and in the market...

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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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Simulation reloaded – how immersive technologies can transform healthcare

Posted on August 13, 2018

The success of Pokémon Go was probably what made the immersive technologies, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), known to the wider public. What unites the technologies is the simulations they create; what divides them is the level of immersivity of the environment:

While VR completely detaches the user from the reality, AR ...

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Multi-Cloud und Cloud Managed Services im Manufacturing-Umfeld - Teil 5/10

Posted on August 13, 2018

Nachdem wir uns in den vergangenen Beiträgen mit den Treibern und Hemmnissen einer Cloud-Nutzung sowie den geschäftlichen Herausforderungen im Manufacturing-Bereich befasst haben, wird es nun Zeit, die Nutzung von Cloud-Services für Unternehmen der Manufacturing-Branche in Deutschland und der Schweiz zu betrachten.

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Why digital ecosystems matter for manufacturing companies

Posted on August 9, 2018

Many digital transformation initiatives started by digitally transforming their customer-facing front-ends, driven by sales, marketing, or customer service. The second stage of the digital journey was to digitize the company’s back-end processes and integrate them with the customer-facing processes. We now believe that companies have started ...

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Brilliant Basics – Infosys’ design arm opens Design Studio in Berlin

Posted on August 9, 2018

I had the chance to attend the opening of Brilliant Basics' new Design Studio in Berlin. The teams from Infosys and Brilliant Basics (Infosys recently acquired BB) showed interesting samples of the work they did for their customers, ranging from analytics-focused examples to AR/VR examples, as well as new ways of customer interaction via bots.

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Alibaba Cloud von Vodafone?

Posted on August 6, 2018

Vodafone ist recht spät ins Cloud-Computing-Geschäft eingestiegen, hat aber inzwischen ein Geschäftsmodell entwickelt, mit dem man sich im Markt positioniert. Dabei fokussiert sich Vodafone auf die Bereiche Datenerfassung bzw. Festnetz/Mobile Networking, Value Added Services und Datenhaltung/Computing entweder in einem Private- oder Public- ...

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How SAP enables data-driven business innovation in manufacturing

Posted on August 1, 2018

At the recent SAP Industry Analyst Base Camp 2018, which took place on July 16th and 17th in Philadelphia (US), PAC had the opportunity to meet with SAP’s industry executives responsible for the global manufacturing business and be given a “deep-dive” update on SAP’s focus topics, specifically in the manufacturing industry.

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App Insights: How can artificial intelligence innovate supply chain management?

Posted on July 31, 2018

Solutions for supply chain management have always been among the most critical applications for companies. Due to the proliferation of omni-channel commerce and the need to deliver goods in an ever shorter period of time, companies are forced to innovate and automate their processes accordingly.

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Go-Ahead Group’s Digital Roadmap: An Interview with Craig Ellis, CTO

Posted on July 31, 2018

PAC recently caught up with Craig Ellis, the Chief Technology Officer of the Go-Ahead group, which is one of the largest transport operators in the UK with more than one billion journeys completed each year and £3.5bn in annual revenue. The company operates both train and bus services, in the UK and internationally, and as Ellis explains, it ...

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Multi-Cloud und Cloud Managed Services im Manufacturing-Umfeld - Teil 4/10

Posted on July 30, 2018

Wo Licht ist, ist auch Schatten. Im letzten Beitrag dieser Serie haben wir die Vorteile einer Cloud-Nutzung betrachtet. Dieses Mal geht es um die Hemmnisse hinsichtlich der Cloud-Nutzung durch Unternehmen der Manufacturing-Branche in Deutschland und der Schweiz.

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Atos announces Syntel's acquisition

Posted on July 25, 2018

With Syntel's takeover Atos continues its successful external growth process. Syntel's acquisition will bring a lot to Atos, both to the top line (expertise and customer relationship) and to the bottom line (delivery efficiency).

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EY Advisory continues to strengthen its technology capabilities

Posted on July 25, 2018

At their recent Technology Analyst Summit held in Toronto, in one of their waveSpace innovation hubs, EY provided an update on their technology vision, strategy and digital capabilities, including a range of actual customer engagements. Coming from a mainly management consulting background, EY has made significant progress in boosting its IT ...

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Wie sich die Schweiz zu einem Zentrum für künstliche Intelligenz entwickelt

Posted on July 25, 2018

Die Schweiz – beim Gedanken an dieses schöne Land fallen einem normalerweise immer die gleichen Dinge ein: Berge, Schokolade, Banken. Aber wie sieht’s mit künstlicher Intelligenz (KI) aus? Nein? Vielleicht momentan noch nicht, aber der Alpenstaat wandelt sich langsam zu einem der wichtigsten Zentren für die Weiterentwicklung der KI-Technologie.

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Endava IPO Highlights Rise of Services Challengers

Posted on July 19, 2018

Endava, one of the rising stars of the European IT services sector, has set out the details of a planned IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

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IBM is going for trust - again!

Posted on July 17, 2018

IBM is returning to its core values in a more modern form.

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Multi-Cloud und Cloud Managed Services im Manufacturing-Umfeld - Teil 3/10

Posted on July 16, 2018

Im heutigen Blog-Beitrag betrachten wir die Vorteile einer Cloud-Nutzung für Unternehmen der Manufacturing-Branche in Deutschland und der Schweiz.

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Shifts in AI for IBM

Posted on July 13, 2018

IBM is shifting its vertical main focus for Watson away from healthcare and towards retail. The market is broader and the competitive pressure of customers is higher.

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IBM is betting on the third wave of cloud implementations

Posted on July 13, 2018

IBM is slowly but steadily overcoming its weaknesses from the early days of cloud computing.

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A glimpse of the new IBM

Posted on July 13, 2018

IBM seems to come out of the ditch it has gone through the last years.

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How Switzerland is becoming a hub for artificial intelligence

Posted on July 13, 2018

Switzerland. Thinking of this beautiful country, usually the same things come to mind: mountains, chocolate, banks. But what about artificial intelligence (AI)? No? Maybe not yet, but the alpine nation is slowly transforming into one of the most important centers for advancements in AI technology.

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