A New Business Model for a Midsize Business: Fresh Air As A Service
New cloud platform technologies have unleashed new opportunities for business model innovation. Midsize companies, in particular, can leverage their deep understand of their customer needs to go beyond providing products or simple transactional services, and instead introduce more value-added solutions on a subscription basis. ActoVent in Germany is a great example of this trend, and […]
Automation With A Human Touch: Balancing Agility And Standardization
Simon Jarke of Freudenberg, a family-owned global technology group, explains how to take advantage of the latest technology advances to give business people more agility and control, without sacrificing standardization and efficiency.
How to Regulate Power in Davos? (With IoT!)
The World Economic Forum at Davos is traditionally all about power — but in these cold, snowy conditions, a different type of power regulation may come into play, based on the internet of things.
McLaren CIO on Digital Transformation, Hybrid Environments, Shadow IT And More
McLaren has been a pioneer in the competitive world of Formula 1 since 1963, and has recently grown and diversified into related industries. In a previous post, I summarized McLaren’s five-point IT strategy, working closely with SAP, as summarized by CIO Craig Charlton in a recent web seminar when he was interview by Eric Kavanagh, […]
Explaining McLaren Technology Group’s 5-Step IT Strategy
McLaren has been pioneering and innovating in the competitive world of Formula 1 since 1963. In a recent web seminar sponsored by SAP, Eric Kavanagh, CEO of The Bloor Group, interviewed McLaren CIO Craig Charlton to understand the critical role of technology in supporting the Group’s different business units. The McLaren-Honda racing team remains dedicated to winning […]
Newcastle University: #SAPHANA Experience Leaves Them Skipping!
At this week’s itelligence UK user conference, one of the highlights Newcastle University’s presentation of their project to move to the SAP HANA platform
Swiss Property: Business Model Disruption with SAP S/4HANA
Swiss Property is using SAP S/4HANA to transform the residential construction industry with a new disruptive business model.
Vodafone Netherlands: New Products Made Simple
New, simpler to use predictive analytics helped Vodafone Netherlands jump on new products opportunities.
SAP HANA Brings ROI of over 500% for University of Kentucky
SAP HANA isn’t expensive. It’s not just for extreme data speeds. It’s simply a cheaper, better way of doing analytics.
SAP HANA and Hadoop in the Cloud: Big Data At The Globe and Mail
The Globe and Mail newspaper used a combination of Hadoop and SAP HANA in the cloud to help answer critical business questions.