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Apr
2014
To help improve HR decision-making, identify future skills gaps and reduce attrition, payroll processor ADP turned to predictive analytics. The Project: Deploy predictive analytics internally at ADP to improve human resource decision-makin
25
Apr
2014
Insurance company Ecclesiastical embarked on its first major IT outsourcing project when it accepted that it was not getting the most out of the data it holds. The company contracted Indian tier two IT services firm ITC Infotech to help it
25
Apr
2014
Insurance companies in Europe are under threat from companies outside their sector as they fail to keep up with digital developments. According to Forrester Research’s report Trends 2014: European Digital Insurance, companies outside
25
Apr
2014
Only half of UK IT decision makers are aware of the coming EU Data Protection Regulation, compared with 87% in Germany, a survey has revealed. The survey by security firm Trend Micro polled 850 senior IT decision makers across Europe. Of
23
Apr
2014
A shortage of talent and immigration legislation have been blamed for hampering technology growth in London. A lack of talent is the biggest threat to London’s technology sector, according to Tech London Advocates. In a survey of th
22
Apr
2014
Maintaining sales momentum after mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is critical if providers want to achieve desired results, but many struggle to do this in light of the new technology buying cycle, according to Gartner, Inc. Sales and ma
21
Apr
2014
San Francisco-based cloud provider Zendesk has filed for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock. Zendesk plans to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ZEN. It has not disclosed the number
17
Apr
2014
Vendors and disties have told CRN that the new Japan-Australia free trade agreement will not automatically lead to a reduction in prices for ICT equipment, despite the removal of tariffs on electronics. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot
15
Apr
2014
The impact of cloud is the focus for this year’s Datacentres Europe (www.datacentreseurope.com), the largest regional event for enterprises and the IT infrastructure and evolving cloud services they use. In a packed program which inc
14
Apr
2014
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked as the number one life science information technology (IT) services vendor in a global survey conducted by IDC Health Insights. It is the fourth consecutive year Accenture has received this ranking.
14
Apr
2014
2014 will be the year that CEOs and senior executives prioritize growth, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. The 2014 Gartner CEO and Senior Executive Survey found that that there is currently a "risk-on" period when CEO
11
Apr
2014
As the traditional worldwide enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market experiences relative maturation and the lofty gains of the past two years begin to flatten, the WLAN market for cloud-managed Wi-Fi presents notable growth op
11
Apr
2014
The worldwide wearable computing market (commonly referred to as "wearables") is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories that are making their way onto the pages of GQ and
10
Apr
2014
As the hardcopy industry shifts its focus from hardware to business document workflow automation and optimization, a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) user survey has identified important trends that can help providers sharpen the
04
Apr
2014
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Orange Business Services, a major communications service provider that offers cloud infrastructure services, have formed an alliance to support large enterprises with their cloud strategy and the transformation of
04
Apr
2014
Consumer viewing of TV programming and movies over the Internet is growing, according to a new survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The demand for more devices and more online content, as well as consumers’ willingness to p
04
Apr
2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) which includes intelligent devices ranging from smartphones to medical robotics, is forecast to grow to 26 billion units installed by 2020, representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009. Adopt
27
Mar
2014
According to IDC’s Top 10 Predictions for Chinese Internet industry, mobile e-commerce will become the focus of competition in Chinese e-commerce market in 2014, as the number of mobile Internet users and mobile e-commerce transaction
27
Mar
2014
Countries in Asia Pacific offer cost-competitive, typically stable and scalable locations for offshore IT and business process services, but Latin American and Eastern European countries now compete more aggressively for offshore deals, acc
27
Mar
2014
Home security monitoring vendors continue to enjoy a dominant position in the U.S. managed smart home market, but according to a new ABI Research report, their market share will plummet over 50 percent as a host of new competitors emerges.
27
Mar
2014
Analysts claim that the mobile platform war is over — or at least the battle is no longer so intense. Most of us are aware that Apple tends to be more dominant in Western markets — due to the premium cost of its devices —
18
Mar
2014
Organizational, operational and technology challenges are hampering retailers’ efforts to meet customers’ demand for a seamless shopping experience across all channels and touch points, according to a new research study from Acc
18
Mar
2014
The Internet of Things (IoT) has a potential transformational effect on the data center market, its customers, technology providers, technologies, and sales and marketing models, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner estimates that the IoT wil
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Mar
2014
The business process outsourcing (BPO) industry has reached a critical inflection point in terms of what clients expect from outsourcing engagements and what providers can deliver, according to an Accenture (NYSE:ACN) sponsored study from H
10
Mar
2014
For technology and service providers, especially those that target other businesses (B2B), making or missing quarterly sales goals often comes down to whether a few key "new name" prospects sign deals in that period. These deals n
28
Feb
2014
New Accenture research reports that more than 89 percent of female professionals around the globe and a similar number of male respondents believe building their “career capital” – those differentiated skills that define a
27
Feb
2014
According to a new mobile phone forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments will slow to 8.3% annual growth in 2017 and 6.2% in 2018. Annual smartphone volu
27
Feb
2014
The rise of big data, social networking and mobile interactions, coupled with an accelerating increase in the amount of structured and unstructured information enabled by cloud-based technologies, is forcing organizations to focus on the en
24
Feb
2014
Telekom Austria CEO Hannes Ametsreiter on Sunday said Europe needs a clear plan to reclaim is leading position in the telecoms industry. European telecoms regulation "just doesn’t work", because it has left operators with i
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Feb
2014
India’s Internet population rose to 238.71 million last year helped by growing number of users especially in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. In a written reply
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