Confiar en el análisis es un buen comienzo, pero no suficiente

Casi tres cuartas partes de las grandes empresas ya se han beneficiado de las iniciativas de Big Data e Inteligencia Artificial (IA), según una encuesta publicada a principios de este año en Harvard Business Review. Entre sus beneficios, aseguran los coautores Thomas Davenport y Randy Bean, destacan que las decisiones que se toman mediante análisis […]

Embracing analytics is a good start, but it’s not enough

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Nearly three-quarters of large enterprises already have benefited from big data and artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives, according to a survey published early this year in Harvard Business Review. Among those benefits, write co-authors Thomas Davenport and Randy Bean, are better decisions through advanced analytics, better customer service, lower costs, and innovation. However, only about one […]

Microsoft: The Windows cloud business

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Still think of Microsoft as the Windows company? Think again. In Microsoft’s latest quarter, it was the cloud, not Windows, that drove revenue to $25 billion in non-GAAP revenue in the quarter, over the expected $24 billion and up 10% year-over-year from $23 billion. Not bad. Not bad at all. “Innovation across our cloud platforms drove […]

What’s going on with Intel and OpenStack?

Is Intel backing away from the OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud? Good question, but I don’t see it happening myself. The story that questions Intel’s commitment to OpenStack was sparked by news that Intel was pulling out of its Rackspace partnership, the OpenStack Innovation Center. This was a software-testing project meant to encourage the use of OpenStack in the enterprise. […]

The mobile mistake that could kill your business

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Mobile technology is absolutely critical for enterprises to succeed in the digital economy. But the presence of mobile devices and apps in the workplace doesn’t automatically translate into improved business. In fact, mobile can cause so many problems if not effectively managed that it can lead to enterprise failure through lost sales opportunities, excessive and unnecessary costs and […]

How to build (and execute) a real data strategy

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When I think of strategy, I imagine playing a game of chess, coming up with patterns that put me in a better position to win: “If I can get my knight and queen connected in the center of the board, I can force my opponent’s king into a trap in the corner.” But when I […]

Teaching old dogs new ‘clicks’

I just spent an hour with my 20-year old daughter on the receiving end of a tutorial for a new Snapchat feature she thought I needed. As a specialist in social media with my company Weapons of Mass Discussion®, I consider myself pretty savvy about the latest apps and social media platforms. But despite this cockiness, I […]

How to avoid drowning in a data lake

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The rise of data lakes — huge repositories of different types of data in original form — over the past couple of years is in response to a growing urgency among enterprises to efficiently and cost-effectively store and manage increasingly large and diverse sets of data. The data residing in the lake is unsiloed and can be […]

Notre série sur les 4 D du mix-digital – 4ème D : Dé-silotage de la chaîne de valeur

Par Pierre Kalfon, partner Transformation Digitale chez CSC Confronté à la nécessité d’innover toujours plus vite et de rester au plus près de son marché tout en maîtrisant ses coûts, ING a procédé, aux Pays-Bas, à une réorganisation radicale qui préfigure peut-être l’entreprise digitale de demain. Plusieurs milliers de collaborateurs sont désormais répartis en 12 […]

Notre série sur les 4 D du mix-digital – 3ème D : Diffusion du digital en interne

Par Pierre Kalfon, partner Transformation Digitale chez CSC “La principale difficulté de la transformation numérique, c’est la conduite du changement”, affirme sans détour Patrick Hoffstetter, CDO de Renault. Le défi, comme il le précise, est de parvenir à embarquer l’ensemble des collaborateurs, du PDG à l’opérateur, dans cet environnement nouveau, parfois complexe, et en mutation […]