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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Will the new coalition agreement in Germany open up concrete areas for digital investment?

Posted on December 10, 2021

On November 26, 2021, the coalition agreement was presented by the Social Democratic Party (SPD), the Liberal Democratic Party (FDP), and the Greens. PAC recently reviewed it in more detail in an Expert View report with respect to digitalization and potential investment areas. The bar has been set high, but only concrete action will show ...

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Deutsche Telekom Security, Hitachi Energy, and Securitas launch Industrial Security Center (ISC)

Posted on December 9, 2021

Due to the increase in both cyber and physical attacks on critical infrastructure operations, it is important to do integral, real-time security monitoring. Given the expected higher demand for carbon-neutral energy systems, utilities in particular need to increase their protection in all business areas to be able to provide their critical ...

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Figure of the day: Manufacturing industry - share SITS market - Germany

Posted on December 8, 2021

According to PAC, the German manufacturing industry accounts for more than 35% of the total software and IT services (SITS) market...

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Le secteur du numérique plus dynamique que prévu

Posted on December 7, 2021

Nos prévisions de début d’année se voulaient plutôt conservatrices au vu de l’année 2020 que nous venions de vivre. Il en était de même avec les perspectives de croissance du PIB ou de l’investissement des entreprises. Depuis, il s’avère que l’économie française est repartie bien plus vite qu’estimée en début d’année et toutes les prévisions ...

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Le q-commerce : catalyseur de la mutation du retail

Posted on December 3, 2021

« Le quick commerce est une simple continuation du e-commerce par d’autres moyens ». Certes, le quick commerce est une tendance récente dans le domaine du e-commerce qui a pour singularité sa rapidité et la souplesse de ses livraisons.

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Dikomm 2021: Kommunale Digitalisierungsstrategien

Posted on November 29, 2021

Die bundesweite Kongressmesse „dikomm – Zukunft Digitale Kommune“ fand in diesem Jahr am 23. und 24. November online statt. Mit einem breit aufgestellten Repertoire an Themen wurde dem kommunalen öffentlichen Dienst die Möglichkeit geboten, sich umfassend über IT-Themen zu informieren. Dabei gewährten die anwesenden Experten wertvolle ...

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Le Metaverse d’entreprise : gadget ou véritable valeur ajoutée ?

Posted on November 26, 2021

Avant la renaissance de la tendance en 2021, Second Life était l'un des projets de Metaverse les plus prometteurs. À son apogée (2006-2007), de nombreuses marques avaient ouvert leur boutique dans cet univers et même les personnages politiques, comme Ségolène Royal et Nicolas Sarkozy, y tenaient des meetings de campagne présidentielle.

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Centrient Pharmaceuticals modernizes and simplifies IT infrastructure and supply chain planning with SAP

Posted on November 25, 2021

Dutch pharmaceutical company Centrient ramps up its digital transformation with SAP. For this journey, it selected Atos to simplify its IT infrastructure landscape and Flexso (SAP Gold Partner) to modernize its supply chain planning.

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Figure of the day: Carbon footprint tracking

Posted on November 24, 2021

For our study “Europe’s Digital Journey to Net Zero” we asked how companies currently track their carbon footprint. Just 6% claim to have a “single pane of glass” view on it.

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Daniella Campbell is appointed as Managing Director of PAC Germany

Posted on November 22, 2021

Daniella Campbell will be responsible for the DACH and US business of market research and advisory firm PAC as of today. In her new role as Managing Director, Daniella Campbell will focus on the company’s strategic direction in the German-speaking market. Beside supporting IT vendors with their growth challenges, this also includes fleshing ...

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L’automatisation complète de la cybersécurité n’est pas pour tout de suite

Posted on November 19, 2021

L'intelligence artificielle (IA) et l'automatisation gagnent du terrain ces dernières années dans différents domaines horizontaux et verticaux, et la cybersécurité ne fait pas exception.

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Figure of the day: Cloud-related C&SI (total) - Western Europe

Posted on November 18, 2021

Cloud-related consulting and systems integration (C&SI) will generate a €66.7bn market in Western Europe in 2021.

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AI and the Public Sector: Digital Welfare Dystopia?

Posted on November 15, 2021

We have recently been exploring the acceleration of digital transformation initiatives in the public sector, looking at how the impact of the pandemic has challenged the mindset around the art of the possible. However, one area that remains mired in controversy is how public bodies can harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in an ...

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94% of European Businesses see Decarbonization as Critical to the Future Survival of their Business

Posted on November 11, 2021

A new PAC study reveals that while the vast majority of European organizations have set a firm target to achieve net zero carbon status, many admit they lack the clear visibility into current emissions levels or the expertise to build short-term momentum. 

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Figure of the day: Collaboration with partners around 5G initiatives

Posted on November 11, 2021

According to PAC, 63% of enterprises will need to work with partners to support their 5G initiatives to varying extents.

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Figure of the day: Hybrid cloud - CxO survey - France

Posted on November 4, 2021

According to PAC's CxO Investment Survey, 41% of respondents in France plan to invest in hybrid cloud over the next two years.

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Les éditeurs de logiciels ne connaissent pas la crise

Posted on November 2, 2021

Il y a environ un an, au moment de la rédaction de notre Insight Software France 2020, la pandémie COVID-19 venait de frapper, la visibilité était extrêmement faible et les perspectives moroses.

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Figure of the day: Investment in 5G - CxO survey - worldwide

Posted on October 28, 2021

39% of companies we surveyed for the CxO Investment Survey worldwide plan to invest in 5G within the next 2 years.

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CGI steps up UK expansion

Posted on October 26, 2021

CGI has joined the growing ranks of IT services companies looking to significantly ramp up their UK workforce.

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TietoEVRY rewires its operations for growth

Posted on October 25, 2021

Nordic IT services champion TietoEVRY has unveiled what is calls “the biggest change in the company’s history,” with a wide-ranging overhaul of its structure.

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