New usages, new technologies, new regulations, new business models and new players: developments are accelerating and interacting. They are profoundly changing the world of financial services, in particular that of payments. Continue reading
Smart or cognitive systems have reached new levels of sophistication. They can now learn, understand and interact in ways meaningful to humans. The financial industry can use these technologies to improve their operations and services, from customer support to investment advisory. Continue reading
Sopra Steria has launched the first version of the Digital Gov’ barometer with Ipsos. It concluded in particular that the digital transformation of State services is moving forward and that, for 75% of French respondents, the project must be a priority, especially in the areas of civil registrations, employment and unemployment, and health.
In a joint study, the Universität Hamburg, HITeC e. V. and Sopra Steria Consulting have examined the subject of DIGITAL EXCELLENCE of German companies and authorities. The findings of this study are based on workshops and interviews with experts on digitisation from the economy and administration, as well as on quantitative data collection based on a survey. Continue reading
Copyright – Les Echos/Worldcrunch – August 5 2015 – By Hassan Lâasri
Industry applications of the Internet of Things are likely to take up 70% of the total market and generate twice as much revenue as usage by individual consumers. Continue reading
The scope of the application of connected objects is very broad, but the abundance of connected devices and the use of data raise a number of issues. What are they and how should they be responded to?
Copyright – Les Echos/Worldcrunch – August 7 2015 – By Florian Debes
The newly widened Suez Canal will be able to handle twice as many ships. To oversee this growing stream of goods, big data technologies are more present than ever. Continue reading
5 questions asked of Julien Holtzer, a specialist in the digital transformation of companies and their Information systems.
Copyright: Chicago Tribune – August 3 2015 – By Sharon Chen
SINGAPORE — Roads filled with driverless cars, every home linked with fiber-optic cable, gardens in the sky, shining towers of scientists creating the future. Singapore is at it again, trying to plan the next leap up the development ladder. Continue reading