The European IT services market maintained its steady growth trend in 2019. Despite the increasingly gloomy economic outlook, the widening scope of digital transformation initiatives across all...
If you take a look at the areas brought together by the smart city concept, you inevitably realize that smart cities is a highly interdisciplinary subject. Consequently, in order to get the best possible outcome, it is crucial to create a smart city ecosystem that involves all affected parties. But who are the major parties that want to ...
The supplier landscape targeting the €92bn European IoT opportunity is large and diverse, and advanced analytics firm Seeq is hoping to cash in.
IBM announced yesterday that it was going to acquire open source software company Red Hat for $34 billion, its biggest acquisition ever. This raises two interesting questions: Why is IBM acquiring Red Hat and how did an open source company become IBM’s biggest acquisition ever?
PAC recently attended a briefing from HPE’s partner teams. It was a fascinating insight how a giant of traditional IT is supporting its partners as they make a sometimes painful shift from shifting boxes, to selling solutions and services that align more closely with current consumption pricing preferences.
SAP has redefined the role of its SAP Cloud Platform: Its main objective is to integrate the various SAP applications, provide an environment to develop extensions and add-ons and to augment solutions with machine learning and predictive analytics.
Last week, PAC attended two events held by Oracle NetSuite, SuiteConnect in London and Grow Live in Frankfurt. Two years after Oracle’s acquisition of NetSuite, a massive expansion program has been set in motion by the vendor, with plans to strengthen the market presence of NetSuite in local markets such as France or Germany. Both events ...
At this year’s Honeywell Users Group (HUG) conference, Honeywell Process Solutions presented its approach of enabling its customers (e.g. oil, gas and chemical companies) to take advantage of new technologies to optimize their production processes. Besides, the increasingly important topic of industrial cyber security was discussed.
I had the pleasure to attend NTT DATA’s global customer event held at the Swarovski Crystal Worlds, near Innsbruck, Austria, the week before last. The motto of the event was “The brain – The uncharted territory – Your new competitive advantage”.
Compared with the transport sectors in other countries, and with other vertical segments in the Netherlands, the Dutch transport sector is probably one of the strongest when it comes to its appetite for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and its willingness to invest.
Im letzten Blog-Beitrag zur Studie „Multi-Cloud und Cloud Managed Services im Manufacturing-Umfeld“ geben wir noch einmal Handlungsempfehlungen für Unternehmen der Manufacturing-Branche.
PAC recently launched its technology intelligence agent, DETEKTION, which focuses on innovative disruptors, and it was in this context that we attended the new.New festival in Stuttgart last week. Under this year’s motto, "Explore the DNA of digital innovation“, the event gave an overview of the digitalization landscape, presenting use cases ...
PAC was recently asked to contribute to Cloud Week by TechUK, the industry association representing the IT industry within the United Kingdom. This is our potted prediction of what the cloud future holds.
Capgemini unveiled their new sub-brand this past September, putting some emphasis on their digital consulting capabilities: they have brought together their Consulting, Technological Expertise and Creative Business units and put them under one new roof - Capgemini Invent.
PAC vient de publier la plus grande analyse du marché des fournisseurs de plateformes IoT. Le Radar PAC « Les plateformes IoT en Europe 2018 » analyse plus de 120 plateformes, et en évalue 43 d'entre elles dans sept segments différents, afin d’identifier les meilleurs fournisseurs de chaque catégorie dans différents domaines. Sur l'ensemble ...
For me integration was the key topic of this year’s Dreamforce. With Customer 360, Salesforce has started its journey of integrating its different cloud applications. With MuleSoft it addresses the fast-growing demand from customers that require integration of back-end systems and other third-party data and systems.
Im vorletzten Blog-Beitrag zur Studie „Multi-Cloud und Cloud Managed Services im Manufacturing-Umfeld“ betrachten wir heute die Zusammenarbeit mit externen Dienstleistern.
PAC recently caught up with SAP on its initiatives in the blockchain area. The company‘s endeavors are aimed at complementing its SAP Leonardo portfolio with Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in order to increase both the efficiency and transparency of transaction processes in networks made up of multiple different business partners.
PAC recently had the opportunity to attend a briefing event held by HPE (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) at the SAP Customer Competence Center in Walldorf, Germany, to discuss the company’s portfolio and strategy with regard to the SAP HANA ecosystem.
At its digital-transformation-focused Impact Event in Liverpool Street in London this week, Oracle outlined what it described as six levels of autonomous computing. Here's why they matter. A lot.
Robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent automation (IA) are recurring terms in events, specialized and generalist media since the last three years. There is undoubtedly an increasing hype around these subjects, but some companies and people are using it as buzzwords, without fully understanding it, ...