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Blinkbox tunes in to IaaS to compete with Amazon and Netflix

April 24, 2014 | Video streaming firm Blinkbox works to deliver a great service to customers in a cut-throat market where it competes against the likes of Amazon Prime and Netflix and has to keep a close eye on costs. Read more [...]

Welcome to Plex

April 24, 2014 | New partner Plex shows us how vertical market effort can reap solid results. That's important going forward. Read more [...]

Talking vertical markets with Oracle’s Primavera

April 22, 2014 | Engineering and construction plus oil and gas all have issues. They are best addressed when speaking the language of business. Read more [...]

Does a Netflix price hike get me series 3 of House of Cards?

April 22, 2014 | I'm only half way through series 2 of House of Cards - will I get it finished before Netflix puts my subscription price up as the streaming content site fires up for further international expansion? Read more [...]

How National FFA achieved value from Rimini Street

April 21, 2014 | Cost savings and bundled customizations support was a winning combination Read more [...]

How GE Software is transforming itself for the digital age

April 21, 2014 | While visiting the San Francisco Bay Area I got an unexpected opportunity to visit with Jeremiah Stone, CTO GE Energy Management and William 'Bill' Ruh, Read more [...]

The final damnation of the BBC’s £100m digital disaster and some tips for others

April 10, 2014 | The BBC’s abortive Digital Media Initiative (DMI) may well be dead, but it won’t stay lying down as this week legislators in the UK Parliament slammed the state broadcaster in the strongest possible terms for its £100 million digital disaster. Read more [...]

Morrison’s digital boss exits after supermarket chain bets the farm on, er, digital

April 9, 2014 | After a shocking start to the year, things can only get better for Morrisons now the supermarket chain has belatedly got digital religion, surely? Er, not when the guy in charge of digital decides it's time to leave. Read more [...]

Inteva finds value in cloud manufacturing ERP

April 7, 2014 | Inteva switched from SAP to Plex. Learn what happened and about the benefits derived Read more [...]

SAP and Salesforce to duke it out in vertical markets?

April 3, 2014 | | 12 Comments Salesforce is going after vertical markets. Enough to overtake SAP?  I doubt it will happen anytime soon. Read more [...]

HSBC innovation boss urges cloud rethink by financial services firms

March 31, 2014 | | One Comment "Is cloud adoption where we want it to be? Are firms like HSBC and other financial services firms getting the best out of cloud? Frankly we're not," concludes HSBC's head of research and innovation. Read more [...]

KPMG taps Xero for UK market growth

March 30, 2014 | KPMG and Xero announce a strategic partnership that sees KPMG attack the SME market.  Does it makes sense? Yes, but only if KPMG can get the math right. Read more [...]

Xero: looks matter but they’re not enough

March 28, 2014 | | 6 Comments Lawyerist takes a hard look at Xero and comes up wondering if it is worth the switch from QuickBooks. It's hard to disagree and there are lessons ofr Xero along the way. Read more [...]

Mobile acceleration speeds conversion rates for retailer MandM Direct

March 20, 2014 | At the online discount fashion retailer, a responsive redesign combined with a hefty dose of mobile acceleration technology has had a significant effect on mobile and tablet conversion rates, says IT director Graham Benson. Read more [...]

Stanley Black & Decker: cloud collaboration, one step at a time

March 20, 2014 | With 5TB of content and 40,000 employees, the tools manufacturer cannot help but move slowly as it begins to push collaboration to the cloud Read more [...]