Travis Kalanick has quit as CEO of Uber, an enforced decision that is the result of the firm's toxic culture. It's time for the firm to grow up and fast.
In this edition: Why Shell's Downstream CIO believes that CIOs must earn their business relevance or walk the career plank. HfS sparks a debate on the future of work and the obsession with digital efficiency over a purpose that matters. Also: what we've learned over the event season about AI and customer-savvy. Your whiffs include Facebook stepping in it, Google stepping in it twice, and: I go back on my airlines ban to assess British Airways.
SAP's Business Beyond Bias ambitions - SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher gives a live SAPPHIRENow update
SAP's Business Beyond Bias is one of its most compelling initiatives. The problems it aims to tackle are vital to modern business but hardly easy to solve. At Sapphire Now 2017, SAP SuccessFactor's Patti Fletcher dropped by diginomica's video studio to talk about the program and how transformational change can happen. We also got into how SAP is integrating this into products and why algorithms are both hopeful and troubling.
Brexit, Brexit and more Brexit - but there are also some digital economy strands running through the Liberal Democrat Election Manifesto.
A Digital Ambassador and superfast broadband for all, but higher corporation tax and a clamp down on the 'gig economy' - digital commitments from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party.
Pricing and SAP's Next Big Thing will dominate SAPPHIRENow 17. There is both excitement and concern at some hefty challenges that lay ahead. Whatever happens, it will be 'interesting.'
Unit4 has launched Wanda, a digital assistant that takes advantage of Facebook Messenger, Skype or Slack for the processing of many query types including expense handling.
What makes for a great place to work? We talk to Sameer Patel, CEO of award winning Kahuna who talks clarity, transparency, goal setting and the importance of owning a sense of achievement in your culture.
The digital revolution will inevitably create upsides and downsides, winners and losers. To mark ‘Responsible Business Week’, charity Business in the Community hosts a London-based event to explore what companies can do to ensure they make the right ethical choices – and why they should bother.
Agile and DevOps have put developers at the forefront of collaborative teamwork in the digital enterprise. So what tools do they use? I ask IT toolmaker Chef
Mining equipment supplier Caterpillar and its Australian reseller Westpac are showing how autonomous vehicles are changing the extractive industries.
Culture and creativity go hand in hand but what is the reality and is the notion of creative business a pipedream? Gapingvoid is optimistic but makes clear the need for significant change management. That starts at the top.
Augmented reality has huge potential to change how field service is delivered. ServiceMax chief architect Indresh Satyanarayana weighs the pros and cons