The Pros and Cons of the Multi-Cloud Trend for Businesses

A growing number of enterprises are choosing to migrate their information and applications onto the cloud. Whether they opt for a “lift and shift” or “re-platforming” approach, business adoption of the cloud is moving faster and wider than ever.

Businesses have quickly discovered that relying on a single cloud solution might not be sufficient to meet their future needs. In 2018, their strategy will be more focused on following a cloud-based model. Gartner foresees that by 2019, the multi-cloud approach will become the norm for 70% of businesses in contrast to 10% today. Continue reading

[INFOGRAPHIC] New ways of working: towards a major transformation of the banking sector

Intensified competition (the rise in online banking, fintech, regtech, etc.), the arrival of millennials on the labour market as well as changes in customer bases are making the French banking sector far more complex and driving traditional banks to undergo major transformations.

For the past few months, these organisations have been shaking things up and embarking on New Ways of Working: the change has begun. Continue reading

How Industry 4.0 use Blockchain Technology?

Earlier this year, the world’s largest container shipping company Maersk was the victim of a massive ransomware attack. The malicious software behind the attack being the infamous NotPetya. The malware went on to infect systems on an international scale. Industries of all types, including construction and manufacturing, were hit by the ransomware. And malware threats are growing. Continue reading

Artificial Intelligence as a System of Trust and Accountability

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The first thing we must understand is that the term “artificial intelligence” (AI) has been happily taken over by the digital marketing establishment. It is a means to simplify developing the marketing materials that they view as essential to drumming up business. It leads ordinary people like you and me down the path of looking at AI as the development of a race of machines, robots if you will, that will be as smart if not smarter than us. That is a disturbing thought for most to the extent that some people view AI as a prelude to the apocalypse. Continue reading

Big businesses and startups: when threat takes out the competition

Last summer, SNCF, RATP, Blablacar and Transdev signed a highly confidential partnership agreement. The aim of such a partnership is to propose a multi-transport service-offer and fight back against Google’s new services. For this to happen, these leading players are developing a data warehouse able to deliver a service that is both centralised and adapted to consumer journeys. Continue reading

Blockchain making waves in nextgen cybersecurity

The blockchain has become synonymous with bitcoins, especially in recent months with heightened awareness after massive increases in the price of cryptocurrency. However, the technology, which also facilities smart contracts, is about much more than currency. As a technology it offers a number of key features that can be used in systems from identity to trading to cybersecurity. Continue reading

Management 3.0: what if we simply went back to the “old” Lean formula?

Businesses, employees, all of us in fact, are seeking to set free collective intelligence in order to reinvent ourselves in this ever-changing world. Many are striving to find new approaches to management, but look no further: one method has been working for more than 50 years, namely the good old Lean management method based on Kaizen philosophy that’s well-known in the industry. Here’s how to take another look at an old formula and give it the modern twist of agility. Continue reading