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Frederic Fontes Gerards

Frederic Fontes Gerards
Fred Fontes is a Client Partner with Aera Technology, where he helps clients drive impact across the enterprise by digitizing and augmenting complex decision-making. Prior to Aera, he was an Associate Partner with McKinsey's Advanced Analytics practice, where he led clients through large scale analytics transformations across the CPG and Retail sectors.


IBM - Consumer

IBM report: ‘shoppers will pay premium prices for sustainable, traceable brands’

IBM has released a study on global consumer trends which 'reveals' that the importance of brand purpose surpasses cost and convenience for today's shoppers....
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The unsolved problem of poor utilisation

KeyedIn has highlighted recent research showing how poor utilisation rates are. The research, carried out by the Resource Management Institute (RMI), was co-sponsored by...
Kadena Hybrid Blockchain

Kadena launches its hybrid blockchain

Kadena has launched its public blockchain which includes full transactions and the ability to write smart contracts. The latest functionality of the network completes...
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WAV files risk to Windows 7 and beyond

WAV files have been blamed for infecting Windows 7 machines with cryptomining malware at a medical tech (MedTech) vendor. It infected over 50% of...

Ternio slashes minimum balance requirement on BlockCard

Ternio, the creator of BlockCard, has reduced the minimum balance requirement for all its BlockCard holders - by 90% (from US$100 to US$10). Ternio...
Food Trust - olives

Food Trust for quality and origin of Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil

CHO, a Tunisian olive oil producer, will use IBM's Food Trust blockchain to create a provenance record that traces, via eight quality assurance checkpoints,...
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The benefits of combining Sage People and Sage Intacct

When Sage Intacct announced an integration with Sage People, Enterprise Times spoke with Kathy Lord, SVP, Sage People and Paul Burrin, VP Product and...
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New Imperva board takes shape

Imperva has announced more changes to its senior executive team. The announcement comes just a few days after Pam Murphy took over as CEO....
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Banco Bradesco SA trials IBM quantum resistant encryption

Banco Bradesco SA has been trialling quantum resistant encryption technology from IBM. The goal was to prove that the encryption was viable in the...

Nervos offers grants to accelerate blockchain development

Nervos Network has announced a public grants fund to fuel ecosystem growth and development for its permissionless layer one blockchain — the Nervos Common...
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Accello changes time!

Accello has announced in a blog by Hugh Cowling, product manager a new enhancement to its software that enables customers to automatically round time...

Loyyal’s unveils new admin console in V3

Loyyal has unveiled V3 of its Loyyal Product Suite. Among new features are its 'Administration Console' and improved fault-tolerance and recovery. This furthers Loyyal's...
Huobi Global

Huobi Indonesia launches Rupiah fiat currency gateway

Huobi Indonesia has launched a local fiat gateway to enable a direct fiat-to-crypto trading between the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) and Tether (USDT). This gateway...
Dreamforce 2019

Meeting the challenge of Sales and Operations Planning

At Dreamforce Enterprise Times sat down with David Stephans CRO, Rootstock to talk about sales and operations planning in Manufacturing. Stephans had just completed...