Industrial metaverse - from industrial IoT to holistic digital twins of operations (2023 Prediction #10)

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Industrial metaverse - from industrial IoT to holistic digital twins of operations (2023 Prediction #10)

Posted on January 31, 2023

The metaverse currently stands for the vision of a digital universe with many different virtual worlds where people can “live” an immersive, real-time experience. To bring this visionary topic down to earth, we have chosen a more basic defin...

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Les gros acteurs pure player de l’ingénierie, une espèce en voie de disparition ?

Posted on January 20, 2023

Représentant près de 7,4 Md € en France en 2022, en croissance de +7.6% (Observatoire de Conjoncture S2 2022 PAC pour Numeum), le conseil en technologies (CET) est un marché dynamique, porté par la reprise de ses deux principaux verticaux en 2022 : l’automobile et l’aéronautique. Ainsi, après avoir été le secteur du numérique le plus touché ...

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Energy management – the first step towards net zero (2023 Prediction #3)

Posted on January 20, 2023

The energy management business is booming due to soaring energy costs and will continue to gain in importance in 2023. Energy management solutions are currently the second most frequently used building block of sustainability-related technology for European firms, according to PAC research, just after ESG data monitoring & reporting ...

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Recent trends in AI adoption by German banks

Posted on January 19, 2023

Interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has been steadily increasing across the banking sector in Germany. This is due to the fact that with the help of machine learning (ML), standardized and repetitive processes in particular can be automated to increase efficiency. Virtual assistants and smart language recognition solutions are other ...

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From edge to cloud, why orchestration and management are critical for success (2023 Prediction #2)

Posted on January 19, 2023

As industries continue to expand how they instrument physical locations through IoT and operational technology (OT) to provide richer data insight into their operations, it became apparent that latency and connectivity from the edge of an organization to the cloud can cause data processing inefficiencies. This drove the need for a degree of ...

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Cloud usage optimization / optimized expense management / FinOps - an essential step to managing multi and hybrid clouds at scale (2023 Prediction #1)

Posted on January 18, 2023

Despite the global economic issues, PAC continues to see significant growth year-on-year (YoY) for public cloud services as organizations transition gradually to hybrid and multi-cloud operating models. In all its forms, cloud computing is seen as a catalyst for business innovation as applications are modified or rearchitected entirely when ...

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Separating the hype from the reality of ChatGPT

Posted on January 18, 2023

ChatGPT is a great example of how AI offers a new way to interact with the repository of human knowledge. Despite its current capability and future potential, a range of societal, legal, and governmental factors still need to be addressed for humanity to benefit from AI technologies like ChatGPT.

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Le marché des services autour de la data en France attirent beaucoup d’acteurs différents

Posted on January 13, 2023

PAC est en train de finaliser son panorama des fournisseurs des services data en France. Le moins que l’on puisse dire est que le marché des services de la data est en pleine croissance et que de nombreux acteurs essayent de s’y positionner. Cet écosystème n’est pas nouveau mais est en constante mutation avec de nouveaux venus qui se ...

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Shakeup of the vendor landscape and new initiatives around open-source-based industrial IoT platforms

Posted on January 12, 2023

Open-source-based industrial IoT platforms have a clear focus on leveraging open-source technologies for large-scale IoT deployments across industrial, mobile, and other enterprise-related use cases. As the market for IoT platforms is maturing, we observe that open-source-based industrial IoT becomes a relevant alternative in the market. ...

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Fields of digital innovation: blockchain, quantum, VR/AR - VI

Posted on January 11, 2023

Cloud, IoT, and analytics are highly dynamic but widely established building blocks of digital innovation. In addition, less mature, or even newly emerging technologies are considered as important milestones of digital innovation, such as blockchain technology, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), and quantum computing.

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Dutch consortium NL-ECO: a testbed for energy-efficient technologies

Posted on January 10, 2023

Dutch consortium NL-ECO consisting of over 30 organizations covering academia, social partners, and industry, set to investigate new concepts for energy-efficient IT to curb energy usage and emissions.

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Fields of digital innovation: AI/ML - V

Posted on January 9, 2023

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can be used to address many of the identified targets of digital innovation, namely improved customer experience, security, efficiency, and sustainability, by complementing human abilities in a variety of areas, such as perception and understanding, reasoning and ...

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Le numérique devient plus « responsable » et reste à la recherche de talents

Posted on January 5, 2023

PAC réalise tous les semestres l’analyse de la conjoncture du marché numérique français (ESN, éditeurs et ICT) avec numeum en interrogeant 100 DSI et environ 150 entreprises du numérique. Dans un contexte géopolitique et économique incertain, le secteur du numérique a continué à croitre fortement en 2022 à +7,5%.

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Despite the clouds, Salesforce’s outlook looks bright

Posted on December 21, 2022

A small storm has brewed up around Salesforce’s most recent earnings announcement, triggered by a string of executive departures and a lack of guidance on the next fiscal year.

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IoT Security Vendor and Provider Landscape in Europe

Posted on December 21, 2022

IoT security is among the top issues related to IoT implementations at scale. In the early days of IoT (before “security first” was imperative and integrated IT and OT security operations were even an option), security was of little interest. This changed with the first successful operational implementations; today, IoT security is ...

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An introduction to SAP Build

Posted on December 20, 2022

At this year’s SAP TechEd conference in November, SAP announced its new low-code offering called SAP Build. As part of the SAP Business Technology Platform (BTP), SAP Build is a tool that helps users with minimal technological knowledge to easily develop and extend enterprise applications and automate processes.

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Cyber Security Service Provider Landscape in Europe

Posted on December 20, 2022

The cyber security market is highly dynamic. This is true from a technology perspective and a demand perspective. User organizations are implementing their digital strategies, opening their perimeters to clients, partners, and suppliers. To do so securely, cyber security solutions need to be adapted. As internal staff is scarce and the ...

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Fields of digital innovation: the Internet of Things - IV

Posted on December 19, 2022

Better use of data, a reduction in security risks and error or failure rates, more transparent and resilient supply chains, and improved quality of products and services are among the most frequently mentioned central goals in our survey when it comes to digital innovation strategies. Improved customer experience, security, efficiency, and ...

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Workplace, au-delà des services IT traditionnels

Posted on December 16, 2022

Le marché des services IT autour du poste de travail a souvent été vu comme le parent pauvre du secteur des services informatiques avec une croissance atone, une forte concurrence et une faible différenciation entre les produits et les services proposés. La récente crise du COVID-19, et la démocratisation du télétravail qui en a découlé, a ...

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Fields of digital innovation: analytics & data management - III

Posted on December 16, 2022

As our survey has shown, organizations continue to invest in digital innovation to improve products and services, customer service and support, as well as organizational agility and efficiency, and supply chain transparency. As data is at the heart of any digital transformation, better use of data is the most frequently stated goal of ...

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Infosys’ Microsoft Practice in a strong position to support global clients

Posted on December 13, 2022

In a recent conversation with Infosys' Microsoft practice leaders, PAC had the opportunity to learn more about how Infosys is supporting businesses around the globe through industry-specific solutions and expertise surrounding the Microsoft Power Platform and various other Microsoft-based capabilities.

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