Well-established business practices like flattening management structures and shortening chains of command in decision-making are pointless if access to the lifeblood of those processes – data – is still highly structured and restricted.
Friday Rant - if your business plans depend on 5G, think carefully about what you do next given the Huawei psycho-drama!
Political talk of ousting Huawei as a provider of 5G kit would come at a huge cost for Brexit Britain, both in terms of cost and technological ambition. An aggrieved UK taxpayer makes his case for everyone calming down.
Some exemplars from the Bezos bunch on how businesses can make fast starts and not go instantly bankrupt as they look for ways to kickstart their recovery from the pandemic.
Italian insurance company Generali has some ambitious business transformation ambitions with digital at their heart.
Google Solving Together – Ocado Technology readies clients for more changes to online retail’s ‘new normal’
Automation is already a core part of online retailing operations, but there are still more opportunities for it to be exploited. Ocado Technology’s CEO has a to do list.
The current pandemic makes this a good time to make significant updates to production processes in order to be ready to get up and running when the timing is right.
Analytics + natural language tools - Tibco and Arria’s twin solution to kick-start a post-COVID-19 economy
Tibco and Arria are using pandemic analyses to show how big Big Data + natural language tools could get the post-pandemic economy kick-started.
Agility is crucial in such uncertain times - a consistent backdrop to Lancaster University's recent VMware upgrade and expansion.
Matching remote working with empowered workers on ‘the coalface’ - Thoughtspot’s solution to post-Coronavirus change
There is a growing need for businesses to democratise their exploitation of data analytics so its ‘coalface’ workers. The ability to work autonomously will thrust data democracy on to both them and their employers
The sick economy and the medication needed for recovery - two perspectives from across the political aisle
Tackling the COVID-19 heath crisis is the main priority, but beyond that lies uncertainty about the extent and duration of the damage caused by the pandemic on the world's economies. Appian's virtual conference heard from 2 leading US economists who've served very different political masters.
Workflow is getting more complex and should now incorporate BPM, RPA, AI, machine learning, oh…and humans too. What’s needed is a workflow ‘operating system', says Appian.
Learning from customers what it is that you need to learn as a vendor - Splunk customers make the point.
How US legal online teaching firm BARBRI uses Dynatrace to know about problems before they're problems
Session Replay helps a US legal training company find and resolve any problem – be it in the code, operations or at the student’s fingertips – and keep the student experience up to scratch