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Munich is becoming the IIoT innovation hub

Posted on April 13, 2017

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...

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CIOs say acquired digital agencies lose their sparkle

Posted on June 3, 2016

We’ve blogged a lot about the progress being made by the IT services majors in growing their digital operations.

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Imagine your transformation and meet Benoit Thieulin at the Digital Forum

Posted on June 1, 2016

What if digital transformation was simply a question of acceleration?

Things that used to be the stuff of dreams are now rapidly becoming possible.

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Un DSI "full Cloud" témoigne à l'AWS Summit Paris

Posted on May 31, 2016

L'édition 2016 de l'AWS Summit était l'occasion d'écouter un des clients, DSI de Veolia Global Enterprises, donner sa vision du Cloud : une plateforme qui redonne stabilité et agilité au système d'information, et permet ainsi au business d'imaginer et mettre en œuvre de nouveaux services.

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How to be special

Posted on May 27, 2016

As Jose Mourinho is officially unveiled as Manchester United’s new manager, does the cult of the football coach have any lessons for security and IT?

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AI will shake things up a bit

Posted on May 25, 2016

Are you familiar with the Tensor Processor Unit or “TPU”? It is a brand new processing unit, or chip, unveiled last week at Google’s I/O conference keynote. This “accelerator” chip - which can fit into a hard drive slot in Google’s data center rack - can speed up machine learning processes, the science and technology that imitates, extends ...

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HP Enterprise Services and CSC to Merge

Posted on May 25, 2016

HP Enterprise is spinning out its Enterprise Services business and merging it with CSC in an $8.5bn deal.

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Adobe’s new platform strategy

Posted on May 25, 2016

The key topic at this year’s Adobe Summit in London was 'the experience business’. Because consumers today “value moments over material”, Adobe promotes that the key to success for any company is to provide consistent, continuous and compelling customer experience. And Adobe offers a wide range of technologies that help companies to do so: ...

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No relevant news in 2 hours - Bill McDermott’s keynote at Sapphire Now 2016 in Orlando

Posted on May 20, 2016

On May 17th, Bill McDermott opened Sapphire Now 2016 in Orlando, with 30,000 registered visitors and 300,000 online participants. SAP’s CEO placed customer empathy at the core of his opening words.

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The digital agenda needs a strong IT ... and IT a digital agenda!

Posted on May 19, 2016

Whether at the Hanover Fair or at CeBIT, the digital transformation sets the agenda. But despite some exemplary companies and initiatives, most companies in Europe are far from a real digital transformation. Despite much talk about “customer experience” across Europe, and subsequently websites being modernized, customer data collected and ...

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Die digitale Agenda braucht eine starke IT ... und die IT eine digitale Agenda!

Posted on May 19, 2016

Ob auf der Hannover Messe oder der CeBIT: Die digitale Transformation bestimmt die Agenda. Aber trotz einiger Vorzeigeunternehmen und -initiativen ist ein Großteil der Unternehmen in Europa von einer echten digitalen Transformation noch weit entfernt. Zwar wird heute überall in Europa von der „Customer Experience“ gesprochen und in der Folge ...

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Atos keeps transforming to sustain its pace of growth

Posted on May 19, 2016

Atos started its amazing analyst event in Boston last month with the traditional “flashback”. The figures are impressive: Within eight years since Thierry Breton and his team joined, Atos will have doubled both its revenue (from € 5.5 billion to € 11.5 billion in 2016) and its margin (from 4.7% to 9%+), while generating a free cash flow of € ...

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BPM in the digital era

Posted on May 18, 2016

The digital transformation currently underway requires businesses to undergo a fundamental change, not only as regards their customer relations – which, more than ever, are the principle focus – but also in terms of their internal processes.

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CIOs assess challenge of legacy-to-digital journey

Posted on May 13, 2016

PAC presented at the CIO Summit Europe event in St Andrews, Scotland this week, and the event was a great opportunity to hear from the horse’s mouth about the extent of the challenge facing technology leaders as they drive the digital transformation of the business.

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BMW the role model for European Identity in the digital age

Posted on May 13, 2016

Germany is rightly credited with producing some of the finest cars in the world. From its headquarters in Munich BMW continues to innovate as part of its goal to produce the best high performance and luxury cars of the future. More than likely these will be electric, fully connected and driverless vehicles. But they will still be BMWs with ...

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The CIO, a 'transmission belt' between digital and big data

Posted on May 12, 2016

The link between digital transformation and big data is clear: data fuels the new digital services and uses, and big data leads to a new way of collecting and exploiting this data. What is less evident is the role of the CIO in this revolution. We see it time and again at our workshops for CIO on digital transformation: their position is not ...

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Intelligentes Netzwerk als Wachstumsmotor - Interview mit Citrix, Teil 2

Posted on May 11, 2016

Citrix hat in den letzten Jahren sein Portfolio nicht nur rund um Virtualisierung und Mobility, sondern auch im Netzwerkumfeld kräftig ausgebaut. Das Unternehmen positioniert sich in diesem Feld heute als End-to-End-Lösungsanbieter und Enabler einer Software-definierten Netzwerk­architektur. Doch wo genau sieht Citrix die Chancen im hart ...

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Hannover Messe Industrie 2016 – Geschäftsmodelle und Wertschöpfungsketten entwickeln sich!

Posted on May 10, 2016

Der Einsatz von IoT und die Entwicklung von entsprechenden Lösungen und Geschäftsmodellen entwickeln sich weiter, sind aber noch immer durch starke Unsicherheit geprägt. Viele Industrieunternehmen wissen und ahnen schon die drastischen Veränderungen, haben für sich selbst aber noch kein schlüssiges künftiges Geschäftsmodell entwickelt oder ...

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MindSphere – Siemens cloud for industry: What is it all about?

Posted on May 9, 2016

After all the announcements Siemens has made over the past year about the “Web of Systems” (which is what Siemens calls its answer to the Internet of Things (IoT)) and “Sinalytics”, the latest announcement of “MindSphere” now seems to round off Siemens’ investments in the field of IoT and analytics.

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CSC Set for Insurance Push after Xchanging Swoop

Posted on May 6, 2016

CSC has wrapped up its protracted $720m takeover of Xchanging and is talking up how the move will put it “at the heart of the insurance industry’s digital transformation.”

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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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