News, trends and insights for the field of analytics

Cuando tu asistente personal es un espía

No pasará mucho tiempo antes de que muchas o incluso la mayoría de nuestras actividades diarias, dentro y fuera del trabajo, se lleven a cabo con la ayuda de asistentes digitales personales (PDA) como Alexa, Cortana, Google o Siri. Desde la comprobación de las citas diarias hasta el envío de mensajes, o la captura de […]

Best practices to overcome barriers to DevOps

Companies in all industries are embracing DevOps for superior productivity, but a lot of organizations struggle to overcome barriers that prevent them from translating these programs into improved business results. DevOps organizations generally start from a common vision — namely that the primary focus of DevOps should be driving business value. But that common vision […]

El aeropuerto del futuro y la importancia de la analítica

¿Cómo deben transformarse las operaciones de las empresas más tradicionales para competir, en esta era digital, con las empresas de nuevo cuño? Esta es la gran pregunta que afrontan los aeropuertos hoy en día. Para encontrar respuesta, vale la pena fijarse en Amazon, como caso de éxito. Claro, Amazon comenzó vendiendo libros, pero con el […]

How big is a gigabyte (GB)?: Putting units of data into tangible scale


Data permeates our lives. And, while data is measurable, it is also abstract, making it difficult for people to grasp its size or scale. This video shows data units re-imagined as more tangible objects, so we can more easily comprehend their scale. Logan Wilt is a data scientist for DXC. She is interested in practical […]

L’aéroport du futur :  de nouveaux horizons ouverts par l’analytique

Comment viser l’excellence opérationnelle pour des entreprises dont le modèle se rapproche de celui des distributeurs traditionnels (« brick and mortar ») ? Et ceci, quand les grands gagnants semblent être les acteurs « 100% digital ».   C’est la grande question à laquelle font face les aéroports aujourd’hui. Pour trouver la réponse, il convient d’examiner Amazon en tant qu’étude de […]

Airport of the future: The importance of analytics

How can operations that function primarily as brick-and-mortar enterprises excel in an era when digital companies win big? This is the big question facing airports today. To find an answer, it’s worth looking at Amazon as a case study. Sure, Amazon started by selling books, but over time it has evolved into a complete digital […]

Cloud storage with free service plans: Pros and cons

Cloud storage

There are several popular cloud storage services, such as Apple iCloud, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive, that offer not only folder and file syncing, but also media playing and device syncing. These products even double as collaboration software, offering real-time document co-editing. From a cloud storage standpoint, you may start by analyzing how much storage space you […]

G is for geolocation


This post is part of a continuing series, “Digital: from A to Z,” that explores what it means to be “digital” from A to Z, broken down into individual blog posts diving deeper into various subjects. Check back here regularly to see continuing posts as I work my way through the alphabet and let me know: What’s in […]

Robotic Process Automation: Statistics, business impact and future

Digital Robot

Automation software is being used by businesses to reduce the costs of particular processes, specifically labor-intensive activities. Automation empowers people whose ideas, effort and focus make the companies they work for great. Applying automation technology intelligently to business and IT processes means you and your company can always be depended on. Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, […]

The CIO becomes CEO of your technology business

Technology Business Management TBM

The concept of running the enterprise IT office (ITO) as a business-within-a-business is not new. Back in the 1990s, several large organisations hived off their IT departments altogether as separate new entities: think Melbourne Water (MITS, since acquired by Logica) and Amcor (Ferntree). Various state governments have tried to centralise the ICT function across agencies […]