Category: Features

Julian Meyrick, IBM, on cyber training for veterans

Julian Meyrick is Vice President for Security, IBM Europe. IBM has been sponsoring cybersecurity training courses for military veterans. It is part of their Corporate Social Responsibility programmes. It started in the US where 1,000 people have been trained and has now reached the UK. Every month, Salute My Job selects 10 military veterans, IBM…

Rachel Neaman talks about diversity and cybersecurity

Earlier this year, Enterprise Times spent some time with the Corsham Institute looking at the work it was doing with retraining military veterans into cybersecurity roles. During the day, ET was able to sit down with Rachel Neaman, CEO of the Corsham Institute. During the discussion Neaman talked about the challenges of skills gaps across…

Tieto turns on intuitive Workday HCM

Tieto is an IT software and services company operating primarily in the Nordics with around 1,000 customers. It has 4,000 employees around half of whom work in the Nordics area. The remainder are based mainly in Poland, Czech Republic, India and China. They have a presence in 20 countries. ET spoke to Katariina Kravi, Executive…

John Petrie on the challenge of being a CISO

John Petrie is the Global CISO of NTT Security. On a recent trip to London to meet with all the CISO’s across the NTT group of companies, Petrie sat down with Enterprise Times to talk about the challenges of the role. Petrie faces some unique challenges. NTT Security is just one year old and is…

Serendipity opens unexpected doors for Reactive Technologies

Serendipity opened unexpected doors for Reactive Technologies when it began a pilot project with the UK’s National Grid. The pilot’s objective was to use the electricity network for data transmission. It was not to open a wholly new business opportunity by addressing a quite different, known problem. Yet this is what occurred. Reactive Technologies (Reactive)…

Is the key to internationalisation watching TV?

ET spoke to Craig Sullivan, Group Vice President, Product Management, NetSuite at NetSuite Next Ready Business Tour in London. He talks about the challenges of internationalisation in his role at NetSuite and for other organisations. He retells an anecdote about how watching TV in a new country gives him an initial understanding of the culture. He also…

Dermot O’Kelly talks about Oracle in the UK at Openworld

Enterprise Times spoke to Dermot O’Kelly, Senior Vice President and Country Leader, UK, Ireland and Israel, Oracle at Oracle Openworld. In this brief podcast he shares his views on how different the UK market is to the US market, or isn’t. O’Kelly also talks about a “hell of a proposition” when explaining the autonomous database. He also…

Making a difference in the NHS with analytics

Mridula Sori, Principal Analyst, development lead at NHS Improvement talks about how Alteryx has helped the NHS deliver an award winning solution in the NHS. Many of the challenges faced by the NHS are similar to those in complex businesses. There are disparate data sets and an array of external factors that can determine how…

Workday Rising delivers some big announcements

Workday is kicking off its annual US convention with three major product announcements. ET spoke to Dan Beck SVP Product Marketing and Technology Strategy. Beck spoke about the headline features that are in Workday 29. More on those later. What he was pleased to share is that the update for all users from Workday 28…

Alteryx delivers financial BI solution to Cargill

Peter Janssens, Global FP&A Director Operations & Supply Chain at Cargill talks about how Alteryx has made a difference. Cargill is a global privately-owned corporation. It operates in the food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management businesses. In this podcast Janssens discusses how he introduced a strategy he calls FBI – for Finance Business Intelligence. Cargill…