More than half the world’s population now lives in towns and cities, putting pressure on current infrastructures. As a fast-growing city, Chicago wanted to harness enormous advances in technology to improve quality of life. It created City Tech Collaborative/City Digital.
HERE joined the collaborative in October 2017 and this case study takes a brief look at the solutions it has already worked on, including easing congestion on Chicago Cubs games nights. HERE is one of the largest tech companies in Chicago, with more than 1,100 employees invested in it. They are committed to improving quality of life for themselves, their neighbors and future generations of Chicagoans.
Published By: Tripp Lite
Published Date: Jun 28, 2018
Cooling tends to take a back seat to other concerns when server rooms and small to mid-size data centers are first built. As computing needs grow, increased heat production can compromise equipment performance and cause shutdowns. Haphazard data center expansion creates cooling inefficiencies that magnify these heat-related problems. End users may assume they need to increase cooling capacity, but this is often unnecessary. In most cases, low-cost rack cooling best practices will solve heat-related problems. Best practices optimize airflow, increase efficiency, prevent downtime and reduce costs.
Understand how infrastructure complexity slows down data delivery and why flash storage alone addresses less than half of slow downs.
HPE makes the data center of the future available today. There are thousands of customers that can benefit from InfoSight predictive analytics within the HPE Nimble Storage and HPE 3PAR platforms. Enterprises depend on data to improve customer interaction, accelerate product development and run the back office.
Published By: Bloomberg
Published Date: Jun 11, 2012
Bloomberg Government (BGOV) is a unique online service that helps business and government leaders understand the business impact of government actions through a combination of in-depth analysis, best-in-class data, analytical tools, and award winning journalism, enabling better decisions. bgov.com
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Mitarbeiter von heute sind es gewohnt, privat digitale Technologien zu nutzen, die eine problemlose Kommunikation ermöglichen und die Abläufe des täglichen Lebens vereinfachen. Bedauerlicherweise können viele Unternehmenstools nicht Schritt halten. Die meisten Projekt- und Portfoliomanagementlösungen, die heute eingesetzt werden, bieten keine unkomplizierten Optionen, um alltägliche Aufgaben auszuführen. Sie ermöglichen keine kontextbasierte Kommunikation, mit der sich Probleme lösen lassen, und verfügen nicht über entscheidende Funktionalität. Dazu zählen z. B. die Möglichkeit, den Fokus auf relevante Daten einzuschränken, das Durchführen von Drilldowns, um zusätzliche Informationen zu erhalten, sowie die Vorhersage finanzieller Entwicklungen und das Modeling von Ergebnissen.
E-commerce which till a few years back was of peripheral significance to the CPG industry is now one of the biggest drivers of change and innovation in the sector. The numbers representing growth are quite staggering with McKinsey1 believing that the online space will account for anywhere from 10 to 30 percent of total industry sales growth in the next five years. This equates to a market opportunity of USD 15 Billion to USD 50 Billion.
Given how digital is impacting every part of the CPG value chain, companies need to be awake to the emerging trends as they can potentially have a make or break effect. This article discusses key trends that will define the CPG space in days to come.
'Innovatively growing a consumer base, especially non-users' can be a challenging task for a CPG organization, looking for growth strategies in a world of discerning loyalty and fragmented markets.
WNS designed a personalized consumer analysis framework that enabled a CPG major to successfully target non-user target segments, and enabled a two-fold growth in consumer base
and revenue from sales.
The US retail industry has had an interesting holiday season, marked by high expectations, volatility and distractions, and a reassuringly strong end. While it saw high sales growth - a 4 percent growth over last year, the best in some time - the results have not brought cheer all around. In many respects, the 2016 holiday sales data emphasizes the disruption patterns impacting the retail industry, and validates several predictions about the changing face of retail.
Online and mobile sales continue to grow unabated, at 17 and 44 percent respectively, while in-store traffic saw the highest decline in two years. While none of this is surprising in itself, it helps to highlight the role omni-channel retail will play in the coming years.
Making key decisions that improve business performance requires more than simple insights. It takes deep data discovery and a keen problem solving approach to think beyond the obvious. As a business leader, you ought to have access to information most relevant to you that helps you anticipate potential business headwinds and craft strategies which can turn challenges into opportunities finally leading to favorable business outcomes.
WNS DecisionPoint , a one-of-its kind thought leadership platform tracks industry segments served by WNS and presents thought-provoking original perspectives based on rigorous data analysis and custom research studies. Coupling empirical data analysis with practical ideas around the application of analytics, disruptive technologies, next-gen customer experience, process
transformation and business model innovation; we aim to arm you with decision support frameworks based on points of fact.
Pricing needs to support a brand’s overall marketing platform. But is that enough to assure consistency of message throughout the organization? Given the far-reaching influence a price position has on a brand, and how various departments need to be aligned to support that position, an argument can be made for treating pricing as a core competency within the organization.
What does this mean in real terms? Pricing is a day-to-day concern for numerous departments throughout the organization. While marketing might use pricing tactics to grow market share, sales teams chase volume goals, and product development teams lose sleep over the price image each product projects.
The growing need for cyber insurance is undeniable, yet the landscape is currently operating without standards, mostly due to the high number of unknowns regarding cyber risks. As a result, understanding how cyber insurance can help mitigate the costs for your company, if a cyber attack occurs, is quickly emerging as a best practice. Download this whitepaper and learn about what to consider when purchasing a cyber insurance plan, cyber Insurance Coverage: What Is (and Isn't) Covered, How Much Will the Coverage You Need Cost?, and how to step up cyber security efforts.
The client – a leading multi-line insurance provider working across life, general and health verticals – was looking for innovative solutions to adapt to the dynamic operational landscape. The focus was on combining high levels of operational expertise, tight financial discipline and technological excellence to deliver stronger balance sheets.
The client is one of the world's leading insurance companies. In 2007, the client embarked on a journey to transform its actuarial function. The objective was to improve the operational efficiencies and accuracy of actuarial reporting, while meeting tight timelines and reducing operational costs.
Our client is one of UK’s largest provider of health insurance and one of the largest insurers in the world. Their health insurance products range from private medical insurance to income protection covering more than 750,000 lives.
The lifeblood of discrete organizational inputs—customer phone numbers, invoices, marketing prospect lists, inventory calculations, employee job descriptions—once existed in disconnected silos, typically transcribed on carefully guarded pieces of paper, limited in lifespan and scope to the department or person carefully guarding it. Now, the modern organization both enjoys, and drowns in, a proliferation of business data both ripe for strategic possibilities and staggering in complexity. Few are the companies who feel they’ve totally tapped into its power to supercharge their growth efforts.
Download this white paper to find out how your company can cultivate key relationships.
Committed to providing a first class education for the "whole child", Bensalem Township School District's technology team has innovated the learning experience with "technology infused instruction". Read this case study to find out how!
Leonard Niebo, Director of IT for Brick Township Public Schools leads a discussion on overcoming the roadblocks of a manual auditing process, specialized computing needs, and incidents of loss and theft.
Alice Owen, Executive Director of Technology for Irving Independent School District, discusses how she effectively secures and tracks her district's 12,000 computers. Leonard Niebo, Director of IT for Brick Township Public Schools leads our discussion on overcoming the roadblocks of a manual auditing process, specialized computing needs and incidents of loss and theft.
Published By: Uberflip
Published Date: Mar 16, 2018
When it comes to content production, marketers across
the globe can let out a collective “we’ve got this.” Content
marketing is now the cornerstone of most organizations’
marketing strategies. In fact, 91 percent of all B2B companies
use content marketing. And 38 percent of North American
marketers say they expect their content marketing budget
to increase in the next 12 months. We’ve invested heavily in
it because it works.
The Bakken is a very large hydrocarbon-bearing subsurface rock formation underneath a large portion of the Williston Basin in North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan and Winnepeg. The Bakken has been the scene of many advancements in drilling technology – horizontal drilling, pad drilling and downspacing, to name a few. This first Edition of the DI Expert eBook by Drillinginfo, the premier provider of data and insights for oil and gas exploration decisions, is a collection of articles posted by our staff of engineers, analysts and geologists about the Bakken over the past year.