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Data-Driven Digital Transformation in Luxury Travel Retail

Like every business, the Travel Retail industry is experiencing the changes in global consumer behavior, the and sees the need for omni-channel and data-driven solutions. One of our key clients is a leader in Luxury Travel Retail, and presented their approach to data-driven digital transformation at Informatica World 2017 in San Francisco. (The name of... more

The CIO Reading List: The Hard Thing About Hard Things

“Humans, particularly those who build things, only listen to leading indicators of good things.” –Ben Horowitz, Author, The Hard Thing About Hard Things Most management books are about the author’s successes—great decisions, great hires and great outcomes. The Hard Thing About Hard Things, by top VC and former CEO Ben Horowitz, goes the other way.... more

Unleash the Disruptive Power of Data

The business world is at a major inflection point due to the disruptive power of data. From smart phones to smart homes, the number of connected devices is exponentially increasing. By 2020, we expect to see 20 billion connected devices, each continually creating new data. The rapid growth of Cloud, Big Data and machine learning... more

Why Digital Transformation Needs Customer360

Many Financial Institutions are going through a major Digital Transformation, putting the Customer at the heart of the business has never been more important. With the capabilities of the Customer360 approach driving Digital Transformation, institutions can realize the value of their transformation objectives quickly and provide a platform for sustained future growth. What’s happening around... more

Gartner Ranks Informatica as the Number One iPaaS Solution Provider Again!

For the third consecutive year, Gartner has ranked Informatica the #1 Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution provider worldwide. Gartner’s newly released 2016 market share revenue identified in Gartner’s report “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2016 for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) in the Application and Infrastructure Middleware Market”[i] shows that... more

Learning to Love Artificial Intelligence

In March, I attended the WSJ CIO conference in San Francisco and the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) ignited the most passionate discussions. I was surprised how many people were in the Steve Wozniak (“the future is scary and very bad for people”) and Elon Musk (“the biggest existential threat to mankind”) camps. I think... more

4 Crucial Capabilities for Consumer Engagement Success

A battle is raging in the consumer goods and retail world for our hearts, minds, loyalty, clicks and ultimately hard earned cash.  Consumer or customer engagement programs regularly feature in the most strategic programs in consumer goods and retail organisations.  A quick glance at my ‘noise’ email account[i] shows how many companies are participating –... more