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British Army digital transformation blues, but it’s not all bad news

By |2018-12-15T13:23:31+00:0014 December 2018|Analysis, Digital Transformation|

Can organisations from across the market landscape learn from the British Army? If the recent travails regarding the latter’s abysmal attempt to automate and improve its recruitment process by shifting it online is anything to go by, I’d say a resounding ‘yes sir!’ The recruitment project, implemented (if that’s the right word) by Capita, is [...]

Foundations fit for the digital economy

By |2018-03-08T14:42:26+00:008 March 2018|Analysis, Digital Transformation|

“What’s at stake in the digital economy?” Tough question, right? Tough enough to keep you up at night? Maybe not. One thing is for certain, the answer will be different, depending on who you are asking. In truth, there is collective fear across industries of being outsmarted and outplayed by a more nimble, innovative bright [...]

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

By |2018-02-21T12:38:02+00:0021 February 2018|Analysis, Consulting, Delivery and Lifecycle Management, Partner Services, Vendor Analysis|

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? Insights from the field In Creative [...]

Why two heads are better than one for IBM and Salesforce in AI

By |2017-03-09T13:23:11+00:009 March 2017|Analysis, Analytics, Partner Ecosystems, Software Development|

On Monday 6th March 2017, IBM and Salesforce announced they will form a strategic partnership centred on their Artificial Intelligent (AI) and cognitive computing products: IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein. While many of the details around the integration are unclear this is neither a one sided, nor a Marketing announcement.  A strategic relationship for strategic [...]

Six reasons why “Cloud now” is good

By |2016-10-17T11:08:10+00:0014 July 2016|Analysis, Cloud|

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 many-to-many cloud model creates a particular challenge for IT management teams. The explosion of cloud applications bought into the office by users [...]

More than a question of support: Opportunities for London Tech start-ups through IBM’s Digital City Network

By |2016-10-17T10:52:15+00:009 July 2015|Analysis, Developers, Tech Start-ups|

On any list measuring cities by economic, cultural or intellectual dynamism, London is frequently at the top. In many cases it vies for pole position with New York City demonstrating that no matter the measurement criteria both cities are recognisably thriving global centres. The challenge for any capital city like London is in bringing together [...]

IBM challenges Intel dominance with POWER8 release: what’s in it for the market?

By |2016-10-17T10:52:24+00:0030 May 2014|Analysis, Platforms and Operating Systems|

For two decades, IBM’s POWER computing division has occupied that space between System x and System z which was traditionally occupied by the mini-computer. Over the last two years, IBM has been pushing System x, POWER and System z at the cloud. Each has a different price point for entry, a different price point per [...]

Out with the old and in with the new: Compuware 2.0 no more

By |2016-10-17T10:52:29+00:0017 January 2014|Analysis, Software Development|

January, as the start of the calendar year is a time full of anticipation and trepidation as well as an opportunity for metaphorically starting afresh, with new resolutions, promises of change and all good intentions. Compuware’s announcement on 8th January that it is divesting its Changepoint, Professional services and Uniface business units to Marlin Equity [...]