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...
As Salesforce held its annual Dreamforce customer event in San Francisco this week, the consolidation in its services partner ecosystem continued apace.
Last spring I went to Austin to the Open Stack Summit, and I was quite surprised how important open source is for cloud infrastructures, especially in a digital environment. As we at PAC have been evangelizing the market about this topic for nearly fifteen years, I wanted to know if this was also the case with the middleware layers. And here ...
Bosch and SAP are partnering in the field of IoT. SAP HANA will be integrated into Bosch's IoT Cloud and IoT microservices will be made available for the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. From Bosch's point of view, the cooperation does not come as a surprise.
IBM finished atop the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) infrastructure-as-a-service regional market for the second straight year thanks to a variety of factors including the breadth of its cloud portfolio, expertise in cloud migration and the sheer number of data centres it operates.
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.
PAC has just published its latest annual rankings of the largest cloud-related consulting and system integrators in the EMEA region – and IBM continues to set the pace.
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.
The European insurance sector has historically dragged its heels in terms of digital transformation, but as we have covered in other blogs, momentum seems to be picking up in 2016.
Vous n'en avez pas assez d’entendre parler à longueur de journée de « transformation numérique », comme si d’un claquement de doigt, un miracle pouvait venir sauver votre activité ou faire exploser les compteurs ? Car de quoi parlons-nous au fond ? De magie noire, de rédemption, d’une potion magique ? Et si nous vous proposions juste une ...
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.
A few days ago, Diebold Nixdorf officially began business. Resulting from the merger of the banking IT specialists Diebold and Wincor Nixdorf, the company has great promise. To some, however, the future of the former Wincor Nixdorf retail operations appears uncertain.
Cognitive computing is IBM's new mantra. The vendor intends to make meaningful use of cognitive technologies within processes that are driven by business applications. Such solutions can help improve and speed up decision-making, increase automation and reduce costs. In addition, cognitive intelligence is integrated into service delivery.
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are once again perceived by IT market players as a key competitive advantage. Why?
Schmitz Cargobull Telematics, an independent subsidiary of trailer company Schmitz Cargobull AG, is currently renewing its “TrailerConnect” telematics portal by means of IoT. It will provide detailed monitoring of status information such as position, cooling temperature, technical state, or coupling status.
Übernahme „in Sack und Tüten“ - Was der Zusammenschluss von Diebold und Wincor Nixdorf für deutsche Einzelhändler bedeutet
Vor wenigen Tagen nahm das neue Unternehmen Diebold Nixdorf nun offiziell seine Arbeit auf. Die Versprechen sind vielfältig – jedoch ist über die Zukunft des Retail-Segments gerade bei den deutschen Einzelhändlern auch Verunsicherung zu spüren. Zu Recht?
EY, one of the Big 4 firms, has recently started to make a bigger push around IoT. Things changed since its recent alliance with GE Digital, which secured it one of the best seats at the IoT table. PAC views EY as a serious contender in the IoT race and it will use its influence at CxO level in client organizations. Its wide European ...
Sage has outlined a strategy to innovate and transform its business solutions towards the cloud. Solutions that are globally available and cloud-based are the cornerstone of this transition. Expanding the market in the U.S. is in the focus of these efforts.
PAC spoke with Bill Ruh who is currently at the forefront of GE's digital efforts as GE Digital CEO and Chief Digital Officer of GE. GE Digital is trying to position itself as the number one IoT provider with Predix, its vendor-agnostic platform purpose built for industrial customers. To retain its leading position in the industrial IoT ...
Oracle has been developing Cloud ERP on the basis of its Fusion platform, the deal to buy Netsuite is a strong shift in the vendor’s strategy. Not every customer is going to like that.
Connected cars promise new business models, as does usage-based insurance (UBI) for the insurance industry. Currently it is still unclear how insurance companies will get access to the required data. What is clear, however, is that OEMs will not offer their help.