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Profitability tips for your PSO

“Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.” - Scott Adams Reducing costs and increasing revenues are the simplest way to increase profitability. There...
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A reality for Artificial Intelligence (AI) at HIMSS 2018

AI’s conundrum: Is it just correlation or cause? We need to know this. If we know what determines a condition, we will be in a better position to treat and prevent sicknesses....
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Big Content – A Growing Problem

Information is the currency that fuels business. But as information becomes more important, the ability to effectively manage it is eroding. This is due to the exploding volumes, variety, and velocity...
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Book review: Sales Enablement

Sales Enablement by Byron Matthews and Tamara Schenk does what the title says.  The authors are experts in their field. Byron Matthews is the CEO of one of the best known...
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Outsourcing IT more pros than cons

Businesses have been agonising over the pros and cons of outsourcing for years. In today’s competitive marketplaces, the consensus is that organisations need to run lean, and outsourcing, particularly among larger...
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Going global to attract tech talent

“The competition for quality tech talent is brutal!” says tech entrepreneur Sidney Minassian. The Aussie native earned his stripes in the Silicon Valley and has gone on to run successful businesses....
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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...
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Is LXP The New LMS?

Coorpacademy co-founder and former head of Google France Jean-Marc Tassetto explains why a new breed of elearning solutions are making the learner, not the training booker, the focus Learning Management Systems (LMS)...
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Six reasons why “Cloud now” is good

Is now a better time for Cloud computing? In a climate of uncertainty many businesses have been wrestling with this question – and so have the team at CIC. The emergence of the...
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Why Choose Native Graph

Graph databases have been the fastest growing of any database category in the last five years. There is growing awareness that connected data is the raw material for business success. Neo4j...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
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Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
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BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
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CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
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Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
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Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
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Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
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FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

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A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...