Category: Blog

Why fast growing SoftServe is a good fit for the digital economy

Is being a smart digital operator all just about building software effectively? SoftServe, a fast growing digital consulting company with a global operation and footprint, knows that there is more to it. The creation of software is part of a means to an end. But what is that end? In Creative Intellect Consulting’s (CIC) 2016/2017…

Drone – competitive advantage and legal nightmare

Using drone’s in your business keeps you ahead of the competition. But are you up to date with the legal changes & licensing requirements that are coming? Regulations in play Drones are currently governed by the Civil Aviation Authority. The applicable law is the Air Navigation Order 2016. This means that Drones have simply been…

Stop leaking money – start analysing your contracts

Your organisation is wasting money. Hard-earned money that could be spent on other things. Money that’s rightfully yours. A little strong? I don’t think so. Here’s why. Your procurement and commercial teams spend hours negotiating the pricing components of your supplier contracts. However, once those contracts are signed, where do they go? You might proactively…

Technology in finance: banking on business success

New banking technologies and cloud adoption have already changed the way financial institutions operate. Yet the upcoming revised Payments Service Directive (PSD2) will again disrupt the current rules of engagement. It could allow the technology sector, especially Fintech start-ups, and challenger banks to take advantage of an area that is currently ruled by major banks.…

A brief look at the 2018 legal changes

There is so much change currently in the technology used in law and the financial market place that you would be forgiven for losing track. This article highlights some of the legal changes that are coming into the UK business world in 2018 that you should take the time to understand and be prepared for.…

The DDoS threat landscape, now and into the new year

Sometimes it’s fun to really take stock in your current situation and to look ahead at what’s to come, envisioning the future as 2017 becomes 2018 and the slate is wiped clean for a new year of new adventures. Sometimes, however, it isn’t. Such as when the topic is the current state of DDoS attacks…

Why cores, memory and GPUs matter in an Artificial Intelligence (AI) world

IBM delivered the first of its POWER9 units to the Oak Ridge National Laboratories back in July 2017. This is a deployment that will take several months to complete. It also began deploying units to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory at the end of October 2017. These two announcements mean that customers, and that includes IBM’s internal…

How Easterseals Bay Area is trailblazing using Salesforce Health Cloud

The industry is moving towards an inclusive coordination of all involved in a patient’s health from doctors, nurses, payers, but, also increasingly so, family members. The transition to customer management is needed as it also marks patients coming of age in a digital era. We have seen this transition happening in other industry sectors. Easterseals…

HPE Re-Discovers itself, but is it on the right track?

A little over two years ago HP was a $120 billion IT giant that could rival the likes of IBM. Its business included consumer and enterprise hardware, software and professional services. At HPE Discover in Madrid (28-30 November 2017) we saw a very different business. A brief history of not much time On 1 November…

Do You Know Where Your Leases Are?

What is IFRS 16, how will it affect your business and what do you need to do to ensure your leasing arrangements remain compliant? ­­­If you work in finance, compliance, governance or risk management, you will be all too familiar with the ever-changing and ever-hardening regulatory framework that you operate in. There are specific vertical…