E-commerce which till a few years back was of peripheral significance to the CPG industry is now one of the biggest drivers of change and innovation in the sector. The numbers representing growth are quite staggering with McKinsey1 believing that the online space will account for anywhere from 10 to 30 percent of total industry sales growth in the next five years. This equates to a market opportunity of USD 15 Billion to USD 50 Billion.
Given how digital is impacting every part of the CPG value chain, companies need to be awake to the emerging trends as they can potentially have a make or break effect. This article discusses key trends that will define the CPG space in days to come.
Agile development teams and IT operations teams often become so consumed with their own daily challenges that collaboration between them is severely lacking or non-existent. The problem with this is that manageability requirements become an afterthought to the development process, and agile teams may roll out applications that IT ops can't effectively monitor and run.
While enabling cross-team collaboration is mutually beneficial— and ultimately improves the business' bottom line—, implementing it requires some effort at the organizational level to instill changes, and the right tools will help. Read this white paper to learn guidelines for adapting your application development and management model to enable Dev/Ops information sharing and collaboration, and learn how the cloud can be leveraged for this purpose.
Da Anwendungs-Workloads neu definiert werden, müssen sich auch Rechenzentren ändern. In diesem IDC-Whitepaper wird beleuchtet, wie Netzwerk-Automatisierung und -Orchestrierung bei diesem Wandel helfen können und somit einfachere, agilere Netzwerke entstehen.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
The release of iOS 8 not only introduces a comprehensive list of features to enable greater enterprise mobility, it also highlights the pervasive need for an agile mobility strategy and EMM platform. According to a March 2014 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, 50 percent of IT professionals in financial services say their company has no mobile strategy(1). Without a strategic approach to mobility and an EMM provider, organizations lack control over data security, end-user privacy, and mobile technologies that support corporate productivity. As iOS 8 becomes widely adopted, it will impact other mobility trends such
as the continued migration away from Blackberry. Enterprises will need to move quickly to address these challenges, so updating the mobile strategy should be a top priority in every IT organization.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
The release of iOS 8 not only introduces a comprehensive list of features to enable greater enterprise mobility, it also highlights the pervasive need for an agile mobility strategy and EMM platform. According to a March 2014 study conducted by the Ponemon Institute, 50 percent of IT professionals in financial services say their company has no mobile strategy(1). Without a strategic approach to mobility and an EMM provider, organizations lack control over data security, end-user privacy, and mobile technologies that support corporate productivity. As iOS 8 becomes widely adopted, it will impact other mobility trends such as the continued migration away from Blackberry. Enterprises will need to move quickly to address these challenges, so updating the mobile strategy should be a top priority in every IT organization.
Published By: Dynatrace
Published Date: May 20, 2016
Goodbye War Room, Hello DevOps 2.0: 6 ways to increase quality and speed in application deployment
In this eBook, we'll focus on what you need to do to continue to transform:
- Ask the right questions and get the right answers to act efficiently when there is a problem
- Level-up development, test, and operations capabilities to build in quality right from the start
- Identify the priorities for your business so you can give teams laser-like focus on what matters most
- Define a common set of metrics based upon shared goals to do what good agile teams do well — collaborate
Published By: Atlassian
Published Date: Feb 29, 2016
In this article, we’ll discuss how Git benefits each aspect of your organization, from your development team to your marketing team, and everything in between. By the end of this article, it should be clear that Git isn’t just for agile software development—it’s for agile business.
The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility. In this book, explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframe point of view.
• Digital transformation is essential in the modern software factory, and mainframes are mission-essential elements in many industries, including, finance, transportation, insurance and others
• The industry is adopting agile and DevOps practices throughout IT to increase business agility
• Explore the potential for DevOps in your organization, told from a mainframer’s point of view
To deliver on the potential for transformative innovation, businesses must maximize the latent value of legacy application code and data—and fast.
• Go Agile with Agile processes and tools that speed innovation on legacy applications
• Onboard your team quickly with modern toolsets and languages that seamlessly integrate legacy code
• Integrate legacy code and simplify how you manage the software development lifecycle
Published By: Lucidworks
Published Date: Dec 14, 2016
Download this whitepaper to learn about the benefits and trade-offs of contextual and data-based analysis. Recommendations and answers are provided by the next generation of enterprise applications that use search-based features and capabilities to improve performance and add value.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 19, 2017
It is an exciting and challenging time for CFOs as their role continues to evolve in a dynamic, everchanging business environment. To keep up with the pace of change and steer their companies toward growth, CFOs need to focus on strategic value and how they can support the broader organization. Driving growth, contending with an ever-evolving regulatory environment, delivering deeper and more-strategic business insights, and staying agile as demands change requires a new kind of finance organization. All of this change will continue to lead CFOs to look inward at their finance systems and evaluate if they can help support business demands today and in the future.
Published By: Monetate
Published Date: Oct 05, 2018
So you’re thinking about personalisation.
Great. You’ve come to the right place. Your timing is good, too. FitForCommerce found that 71% of shoppers agree
personalisation makes it easier to find the products that they want to buy. And when products are easy to buy, you can sell
more of them.
But deciding you want to personalise the shopping experience for your customers is just the beginning. You also need an
agile software partner to help you deliver that experience, so you can quickly respond to changing customer behaviours
and preferences. To get the most value out of your potential software partner, we recommend you ask tough questions
to make sure your investment will help you meet your business goals. Here are our top nine questions to ask a potential
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Jan 14, 2019
This whitepaper explores how to automate your data lake pipeline to address common challenges including how to prevent data lakes from devolving into useless data swamps and how to deliver analytics-ready data via automation.
Read Increase Data Lake ROI with Streaming Data Pipelines to learn about:
• Common data lake origins and challenges including integrating diverse data from multiple data source platforms, including lakes on premises and in the cloud.
• Delivering real-time integration, with change data capture (CDC) technology that integrates live transactions with the data lake.
• Rethinking the data lake with multi-stage methodology, continuous data ingestion and merging processes that assemble a historical data store.
• Leveraging a scalable and autonomous streaming data pipeline to deliver analytics-ready data sets for better business insights.
Read this Attunity whitepaper now to get ahead on your data lake strategy in 2019.
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Feb 12, 2019
How can enterprises overcome the issues that come with traditional data warehousing? Despite the business value that data warehouses can deliver, too often they fall short of expectations. They take too long to deliver, cost too much to build and maintain, and cannot keep pace with changing business requirements.
If this all rings a bell, check out Attunity’s knowledge brief on data warehouse automation with Attunity Compose. The solution automates the design, build, and deployment of data warehouses, data marts and data hubs, enabling more agile and responsive operation. The automation reduces time-consuming manual coding, and error-prone repetitive tasks. Read the knowledge brief to learn more about your options.
Digital technology is creating change at a pace never seen before. Customers now expect speed, ease, choice and a personalised service. It makes customer experience key to success. And it sets merchants a challenge. To survive, and thrive, businesses need to stay agile in everything they do –including how they manage fraud. As the people who set the strategy that determines if an order is
accepted or not, fraud teams have a pivotal role to play in improving customer experience and reducing risk. This makes fraud management more than a back-office utility. It’s a way to differentiate your business and achieve a competitive advantage.
This is the question we put to three specialists from CyberSource – as well as Chris Monk from digital literacy agency Decoded. This report reflects their expert opinion, and explores:
• The changing landscape for businesses.
• The key challenges for fraud teams.
• How to develop an agile fraud solution
Today, applications facilitate commerce on a global scale. They play a key role in delivering products and services to customers, a role that directly affects the success of the business. Companies that rapidly deploy, update, and manage business applications have a competitive advantage.
To maintain this fast pace, many organizations have adopted a hybrid cloud—a combination of private and public clouds—to become more agile.
But true agility isn’t easy
Hyperconvergence has been receiving a tremendous amount of attention because it represents the next step in the evolution of IT resource delivery. This technology takes the idea of integrating compute, storage and networking that started with converged systems design and has improved on those architectures by adding deeper levels of abstraction and automation. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) vendors promise simplified operation and the ability to quickly and easily expand capacity by deploying and launching additional modules; simplicity has been the key selling point for the HCI pioneers.
As HCI ventures even deeper into the enterprise and cloud environments, the architectures will need to become more efficient, agile and adaptable to help IT professionals shoulder the burden of rapidly growing data sets and workloads. This report discusses the benefits of HCI and the enhancements that must be
made to expand HCI deeper into the mainstream enterprise datacenter.
Digital transformation is reshaping the business landscape faster than at any time in history. It used to take decades to disrupt a market, but natively digital companies such as Uber and Airbnb have disrupted their industries in just half a decade. Digitization is creating new winners and losers at an unprecedented rate. Organizations that adopt a digital strategy will leapfrog the competition, while those that do not will risk becoming irrelevant within five years.
One important step in becoming a digital enterprise is becoming an agile organization—that is, having the ability to take advantage of market opportunities faster than the competition. This shift to being an agile business has now become a top initiative for IT and business leaders. However, business agility cannot be achieved without having an agile IT infrastructure to enable it. This is why businesses spent more than $12 billion on technology to make IT more agile in 2014, according to ZK Research.
Miercom was engaged by Cisco Systems to independently configure, operate and then assess aspects of competitive campus-network infrastructures from Cisco Systems and Huawei Technologies. The products of each vendor were configured and deployed strictly according to the vendors' recommended designs, and using their respective software for campus-wide network management, control, configuration and monitoring.
"Growing organizations today need ERP systems that are agile, continuously updated, scalable, and quick to deploy.
As a result, focus has shifted away from legacy systems and toward cloud ERP solutions.
Read this IDC report to learn what to look for in a solution and why now is the perfect time to make the switch."
In today’s transformational era, businesses globally turn to digital technologies and new competitive models that take a holistic approach to business activities, processes and competencies to increase competitive differentiation. Digital transformation enables businesses to be more agile, people-orientated, innovative, customer-centric and efficient. By its very nature, digital transformation is a journey that encompasses the entire IT ecosystem, from end device to data center infrastructure.
Business leaders are eager to harness
the power of big data. However, as the
opportunity increases, ensuring that source
information is trustworthy and protected
becomes exponentially more difficult. If not
addressed directly, end users may lose
confidence in the insights generated from
their data—which can result in a failure to
act on opportunities or against threats.
Information integration and governance
must be implemented within big data
applications, providing appropriate
governance and rapid integration from
the start. By automating information
integration and governance and employing
it at the point of data creation, organizations
can boost confidence in big data.
A solid information integration and
governance program must become a
natural part of big data projects, supporting
automated discovery, profiling and
understanding of diverse data sets to
provide context and enable employees
to make informed decisions. It must be
agile to accommodate a wide variety of
data and seamle
Download this report from IDG to learn how Juniper Unite can:
Simplify your network with virtualization and automation
Make your infrastructure more agile and cost-efficient
Empower IT to focus on creating value through building apps and improving efficiencies
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