Monthly Archives: June 2014

How Capgemini’s UK financial services unit helps clients manage risk using big data analysis

When Capgemini’s business information management (BIM) practices unit needed to provide big data capabilities to its insurance company customers, it needed to deliver the right information to businesses much faster from the very bottom up. That means an improved technical design … Continue reading

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The Open Group Amsterdam panel delves into how to best gain business value from Open Platform 3.0

The next BriefingsDirect panel discussion defines new business values from the massive Open Platform 3.0 shift that combines the impacts and benefits of big data, cloud, Internet of things, mobile and social. Our discussion comes to you from The Open Group Conference held on May 13, 2014 in Amsterdam, where … Continue reading

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Big data meets the supply chain — SAP’s Supplier InfoNet and Ariba Network combine to predict supplier risk

The next BriefingsDirect case study interview explores how improved visibility analytics and predictive responses are improving supply-chain management. We’ll now learn how SAP’s Supplier InfoNet, coupled with the Ariba Network, allows for new levels of transparency in predictive analytics that reduce risk in supplier … Continue reading

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Latest ServiceNow update makes turning any awkward process into a managed service available to more workers

IT service management (ITSM) has long been a huge benefit to complex and exception-rich IT operations by helping to standardize, automate and apply a common system-of-record approach to tasks, incidents, assets, and workflows. ServiceNow has been growing rapidly as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of ITSM, but … Continue reading

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Big data should eclipse cloud as priority for enterprises

Big data is big — but just how big may surprise you. According to a new QuinStreet survey, 77 percent of respondents consider big data analytics a priority. Another 72 percent cite enhancing the speed and accuracy of business decisions as a top benefit of big-data … Continue reading

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Perfecto Mobile goes to cloud-based testing so developers can build the best apps faster

We have surely entered a golden age of mobile apps development, not just for app stores wares, but across all kinds of enterprise and productivity applications. The notion of mobile-first has altered the development landscape so much that the very notion of … Continue reading

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SAP’s Ariba teams with eBay to improve rogue B2B procurement for buyers, sellers and enterprises

It remains one of the last bastions of enterprise spend over which companies have little or no control. Yet companies have been loathe to tamper with how their employers and managers buy ad-hoc goods — known as indirect spend, shadow … Continue reading

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