27 mai 2016

Smart City: When Big Data makes cities smart

Big Data has not finished surprising us, and come to revolutionize the economy by transforming the approach to whole sectors. The flow analysis of massive data in real time, to make concrete decisions, is a major challenge for the cities of tomorrow. According to Philippe Torres, board director and digital strategy at L'Atelier BNP Paribas, and co-author of the study "Big Data, Big Economy", the biggest potential to use the power of Big Data is also in the field Smart City. Will the data to make our cities smarter? Yes, and the... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2016

IT Departments Launch a Digital SOS

The list of major disruptions induced by digital activities is long. And these disruptions put the company under pressure like never before and make the information control a strategic issue. Expansion of mobile technologies and proliferation of devices; explosion of social networks and behaviors that challenge models where each contact is a moment of truth; development of the Internet-of-Everything; advances in data analysis and artificial intelligence; demands on personalized and contextualized omni-channel experience; adoption of... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2016

Becoming a Digital Bank

Chief technology officer Mike Murphy discusses Standard Bank’s shift to agile software development and how it has helped improve service delivery and internal processes. Several years ago, Standard Bank, one of South Africa’s largest and oldest financial-services groups, found itself facing significant challenges from digital competitors. These banks were operating at a much lower cost while still offering customers innovative products and engaging experiences. “We felt like we were investing in all the right technologies, but we... [Lire la suite]