I'm always on the lookout at cloud ERP shows for partners building apps and extending SaaS solutions. At PowerPlex 2017, I found a dandy. Here's how Cumulus Consulting is blazing an apps trail on Plex, and how it makes a difference for their customers.
HPI is clearly benefiting from its independence and ability to ‘stick to the knitting’ of its core businesses, even though there are issues that need addressing.
Are automotive incumbents doing enough to anticipate the disruption that's coming? And why is that much-flogged term "big data" integral to new automotive business models? How will changes from ownership to on-demand autos impact urban planning? These are a few of the questions I posed to investor, blogger, and book author Evangelos Simoudis in our chat wrap.
Two years is a long time when it comes to the pace of automotive disruption. In my latest Q/A with Evangelos Simoudis, he gives us a look behind his new book on big data and the automotive industry. We get into the five cultural forces causing change in this sector, and why trends like mobility services present new risks and opportunities for carmakers.
Digital music pioneer Pandora is exploring the idea of finding a buyer as it waits for a cash injection, but for CEO Tim Westergren, there's a Golden Age of Music around the corner and waiting to be tapped into.
Weight Watchers has found its new CEO and she's someone whose background suggests digital innovation will remain on the menu at the slimming firm.
Recovering from 'Hummus-gate', Sainsbury's has turned in some decent digital growth points, even if the core supermarket grocery business remains under pressure.
Starbucks was a early starter when it came to recognising the need to adapt to the oncoming digital disruption of retail. CEO Kevin Johnson and Chairman Howard Schultz have some tips for those now struggling with the same issue.
Digitally-enabled ordering and delivery is the future for the McDonald's Experience of the Future, says CEO Steve Easterbrook, including an expanding alliance with Uber.
GE Ventures leads an $11m investment in enterprise messaging app Zinc, which keeps deskless workers in touch while they're on the move
Scandals and uncertainty have rocked the online ad industry, raising questions for advertisers on value versus cost. Facebook and Google are hogging the growth, leaving publishers and their ad clients with uncertain futures. But what are the alternatives? And when will readers get fed up with invasive, ad-heavy UX? Yes, gory screen shots are included.
One highlight from our local NERD Summit was a well-thought presentation on inclusive design. Here's the takeaways, including presenter Mike Miles' Four Pillars of Inclusive Design. I also bring up one big gotcha not mentioned.
Tech is the foundation of Ladbroke Coral's customer proposition, says the CEO of the bookmaker combo. That includes new tills and the arrival of Salesforce CRM.