Monthly Archives: March 2014

Workforce of the future – and why preparing means rethinking human resources now

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba, an SAP company. The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader interview focuses on the fascinating subject of preparing for the workforce of the future. It’s now clear that we are entering into a very diverse and even … Continue reading

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NASCAR attains intimacy and affinity with fans worldwide using big data analytics

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Auto racing powerhouse NASCAR has engineered a way to learn more about its many fans — and their likes and dislikes — … Continue reading

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Ariba announces business network analysis enhancements, first transactions conducted under AribaPay

LAS VEGAS — Ariba wrapped up its annual Ariba LIVE user conference today with a series of announcements, chief among them news that its AribaPay automated B2B payments settlements service is now operational, and a demo of pending mobile applications … Continue reading

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Top 25 SharePoint influencers: Social influence nicely collides with collaboration clouds

Educating technology markets and communities is now, more than ever, a function of influence, social media, digital word of mouth — and of cultivating an ecosystem of trusted collaboration. The role of social media and the power of personal connections have really … Continue reading

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HP HAVEn CTO Mundada on new ways for businesses to gain transformation from big data and new wave analysis

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Big data capabilities and advanced business analytics have now become essential to nearly any business development activity. The benefits that enterprises can … Continue reading

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Fast-changing demands on data centers drive need for uber data center infrastructure management

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Once the province of IT facilities planners, the management and automation of data centers has rapidly grown in scope and importance. As … Continue reading

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CIOs think proliferation of IT applications is overwhelming businesses and threatening competititve edge

The tangled web of applications within international organizations is getting more and more complex, putting strain on the IT department and stunting digital transformation. This comes from a study of over 1,000 CIOs and senior IT decision makers by Capgemini, … Continue reading

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