While Berlin has developed a vibrant start-up scene and has become an innovation hub for digital technologies and business models largely in the context of digital customer experience, the Munich area has more recently sta...
The outlook for the United Kingdom’s tech industry and its customers is murkier at best in the wake of the recent majority decision by the country’s electorate to leave the European Union (a.k.a. Brexit). Brexit has given the UK’s business and tech communities reason to wring their hands collectively given the climate of uncertainty that ...
The result of the UK’s divisive referendum came as a shock to me. I knew the vote would be close but until waking up on Friday morning to the news that the UK had actually voted to leave the EU, I was confident that Remain would shade it.
As PAC has stressed in various research papers, we believe that there are three distinct stages of digital transformation: 1) digital frontend transformation, focusing on customer experience in the frontend; 2) digital enterprise integration, focusing on integrating frontend and backend systems to provide for an optimized end-to-end customer ...
Benoît Thieulin, who was president of the CNNum from 2013 to 2016, used the occasion of the CXP Group's Digital Forum to share his vision of what digital transformation means to him.
By paying 'cash' to buy LinkedIn for 26.2 billion dollars, Microsoft has caused quite a surprise. In terms of social networks, the acquisition of LinkedIn is the biggest transaction ever carried out in this sector. Let's just think back and classify a few similar transactions on the basis of the amount involved.
Auf der digitalen Agenda der meisten Unternehmen stehen heute die Entwicklung mobiler Apps, die Nutzung moderner Cloud-Dienste oder die Errichtung von Infrastrukturen für das Internet der Dinge. In diesem Zuge werden neue Geschäftsmodelle und auch tiefgreifende Änderungen in Organisation und Führung diskutiert. Doch die Auswirkungen der ...
The European version of the SAP Ariba Live conference took place in Madrid this year, from June 13-15, 2016. Since Ariba was acquired by SAP, innovation to the solution had not seemed to be in the focus. One of the key takeaways of the event is that this has changed recently. Innovation has been the overlaying theme of the series of sessions ...
In a study published in October 2014 by Roland Berger relating to France and entitled 'The middle classes facing digital transformation', three figures stand out:
- 42%: the percentage of professions that risk becoming automated through digitalization.
- 3 million: the number of jobs that could be destroyed by digitalization by the year ...
The price Microsoft paid for LinkedIn may be high, but the combination of the services makes good sense for Microsoft, as it instantly becomes a social collaboration & social business mogul.
Impressions from Dassault Systèmes’ Industry Analyst Meeting 2016: It’s all about “Platform Experience” - and what comes next?
Having had the opportunity to attend Dassault Systèmes’ Industry Analyst Meeting at Dassault Systèmes’ headquarters in Vélizy-Villacoublay near Paris this week, I would like to share some of my impressions of Dassault Systèmes’ major messages at this event.
Accenture’s IoT progress has been somewhat overshadowed by the noise surrounding its Digital division, with its acquisitions of design agencies and momentum in areas such as advanced analytics.
Der klassische Softwaremarkt wandelt sich in Richtung Cloud Computing. Anwendungen für Human Capital Management machen da keine Ausnahme. Für immer mehr Firmen stellen HCM-Lösungen as a Service eine Option dar, weil sie ihnen gewichtige Vorteile bieten. Unsere Studie „Innovatives Personalmanagement“ liefert weitere Belege dafür.
The trend toward the digitalization of business processes also has a direct impact on business IT architectures. Although the main purpose of IT used to be to support business processes, the digitalization of areas such as sales, marketing, and purchasing means that IT is increasingly assuming the role of “enabler”.
Der Trend zur Digitalisierung von Geschäftsprozessen hat auch direkten Einfluss auf die IT-Architekturen von Unternehmen. War in der Vergangenheit die IT vor allem dazu da, Prozesse zu unterstützen, so fällt ihr durch die Digitalisierung etwa des Vertriebs, des Marketing und des Einkaufs immer mehr die Rolle des „Enablers“ zu.
In May, Wipro Digital - the digital business unit of Indian IT services giant Wipro - held its first analyst day after its launch in 2014. Since my last briefing with them one year ago, Wipro Digital has seen an impressive development.
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".
Le marché français du logiciel a entamé une profonde mutation, et cela se ressent dans le top 10 des acteurs.
Keynote de Bill McDermott à Sapphire Now 2016 (Orlando) - 2 heures de discours et aucune information majeure
Le 17 mai dernier, Bill McDermott ouvrait l'édition 2016 de la conférence Sapphire Now à Orlando devant 30 000 visiteurs et 300 000 participants en ligne. Le CEO de SAP a commencé son discours en évoquant l'empathie envers les utilisateurs. Il a ainsi admis que l'entreprise n'était pas véritablement à l'écoute de ses clients par le passé, ce ...
The unexpected often turns out to be pretty much what you expected all along. But before that we are often persuaded that the unreal is, actaully, real.