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SMiLE, it's collaboration!
Last week I attended the SMiLE London event, hosted by Simply Communicate. SMiLE stands for Social Media in the Large Enterprise, and it’s an event targeted at internal comms professionals who want to take advantage of social technologies....
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 30th September '14
Building a business case for social collaboration
Back in August we published a new report, Building a business case for social collaboration, written by Angela Ashenden. As a bit of an experiment we decided to offer this report for free download until the middle of September, just to see how much...
MWD Advisors | By: Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 30th September '14
Fraud insights from the iSMG summit
I have been getting some insights into Fraud at an iSMG Fraud Summit. With my Governance hat on, I think that we too often neglect the possibilities for Fraud when building automated business systems. We make a big fuss over external hacking, which...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 30th September '14
Channels to MPS in Europe, 2014
Managed print services (MPS) has emerged as an effective way for enterprises to reduce printing costs, improve productivity, enhance document security and support sustainability initiatives. Many vendors are extending their MPS offerings to their...
Louella Fernandes | By: Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 29th September '14
Watson Analytics: getting creative with the data preparation and analysis process
Last week at IBM’s Business Analytics Live event the company gave an introduction to Watson Analytics, its cloud-based natural language analytics service that enables business users to ask relevant business questions of data in a Google-like...
MWD Advisors | By: Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 29th September '14
Clarizen webinar poll: a snasphot into changing project management expectations
I recently took part in a Clarizen-hosted webinar focused on measuring success and demonstrating the ROI of social and collaborative work management, alongside Robert Forde from Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the UK. As part of the webinar,...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 29th September '14
More opportunities for mobile development fun
If there is a hot topic in Enterprise development today, it is probably the development of mobile applications for businesses—both for eCommercial and eBusiness customers and even for internal business applications. This comes with certain...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 26th September '14
IBM's take on IoT
I've just been at a virtual round table hosted by Bret Greenstein and IBM's systems engineering leadership team and it is clear that the Internet of Things is deeply affecting IBM's view of the world now—for a start, Bret was speaking from an...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 26th September '14
Sage Group announce acquisition of PAI Group - provider of PayChoice
Sage Group have announced an agreement to acquire the US Company PAI Group, who provide payroll and HR services under the banner PayChoice for SMEs in the US. This acquisition accelerates Sage's move to the cloud in this market by leveraging...
The Holloway Angle | By: Simon Holloway, Bloor Research | 25th September '14
Digital, customers, data: the strategy connection that you must understand
When I wrote my A Digital Strategy is a data strategy post earlier this year, it generated a fair amount of discussion, and one outcome was a post from Pegasystems’ CMO, Robert Tas: A Digital Strategy = A Customer Strategy. Robert makes some...
MWD Advisors | By: Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 24th September '14
Ricoh Analyst Summit, September 2014
Ricoh held its first industry analyst summit recently in Tokyo. The event focused on communicating Ricoh’s focus on its services-led business transformation through its 18th Mid-Term Plan. Ricoh is in the midst of transformation, actively...
Louella Fernandes | By: Louella Fernandes, Quocirca | 24th September '14
Embarcadero XE7 launch
I've always had a soft spot for Borland developer tools (in fact, I still have the manuals on my bookshelf). They are still around, even Delphi, being developed and modernised by Embarcadero, which acquired then when Borland went under. The Borland...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 24th September '14
Using ATS and Assessments for an Automated, Uniform Recruitment Process
Whether a business is large or small, identifying, qualifying and hiring the right employees is critical to innovation and growth. But, as the recession wanes and the economy picks up, more companies are hiring, and competition—especially for...
Laurie McCabe | By: Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 23rd September '14
Bullet-proof SQL - Hadoop's real battleground
Ever since Hadoop’s second generation release in late 2013 brought it closer to enterprise capability acceptance, the blogosphere has been ringing with the sound of commentators proclaiming what was still lacking, and what hurdles that yellow...
MWD Advisors | By: Craig Wentworth, MWD Advisors | 22nd September '14
Is TIBCO a worrying sign of a different malaise?
The news that TIBCO’s sales and profits are down has left financial analysts wrong-footed, resulting in them being instrumental in seeing the value of its shares fall by over 4 percent. It has also started to beg an important question: should...
Banks Statement | By: Martin Banks, Lian-James Consultancy | 22nd September '14
ReachLocal: One Stop Digital Shop for Local Small Business
This video interview was originally posted on SMB Group Spotlight. Laurie: Hi, this is Laurie McCabe here with SMB Group’s SMB Spotlight. Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Sharon Rowlands, the relatively new CEO of ReachLocal. Sharon...
Laurie McCabe | By: Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 19th September '14
The BCS Configuration Management Specialist Group runs SAM (Software Asset Management) Networking events under Chatham House Rules (what is said in SAM stays in SAM), which results in a much more robust discussion and a lot more jokes at the expense...
The Norfolk Punt | By: David Norfolk, Bloor Research | 19th September '14
Who should lead a social collaboration initiative?
I blogged recently about how I thought HR should play a more central role in social collaboration initiatives (and it prompted some interesting discussions/debates!), so I thought this time I’d focus on who is currently driving this trend...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 17th September '14
How is your business tackling the Big Data challenge?
Today’s business landscape is being deluged by data. Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) have an unprecedented opportunity to harness it to address a wide variety of marketing challenges. For example, it can be used for anything from crafting and...
MWD Advisors | By: Craig Wentworth, MWD Advisors | 15th September '14
Microsoft releases Office Delve: time to learn about sharing permissions
This week, Microsoft released Office Delve, the first product to take advantage of the Office Graph technology that it discussed widely at this year’s SharePoint conference, and the official launch of what was “Project Oslo”. This...
MWD Advisors | By: Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 12th September '14
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