Often to be found at the heart of the largest companies and organisations, the Digital Factory stands out thanks to its original way of working. Its innovative work organisation methods, including short decision cycles, less hierarchy and more autonomy for teams, stimulate creativity and reduce time to market. The start-up mentality abounds! Continue reading
The rise of digital technology has resulted in many new positions opening up within a company, from data scientists and UX designers to DevOps engineers and product owners. What better place than the Digital Factory, a workspace dedicated to the industrialisation of digital solutions, for the IT department to take on a more strategic role, becoming a distinguishing feature of this new agile organisation. The time for experimenting is over, it’s now time to produce.
The insurance sector hasn’t fully capitalised on it yet, but the robotic revolution is happening now and professionals in the market stand to gain from it. To cite a few examples, today we are seeing the automation of more onerous tasks, the emergence of virtual “smart” advisors and humanoid robots to greet us in stores. None of these advanced technologies are here to replace humans, but rather to help us better negotiate the leap towards a higher level of efficiency in customer relations, marketing, and HR. Here are a few key points for getting the best out of the unavoidable context of robotisation.
If the first generation of Blockchain platforms was defined by the transaction-based distributed ledgers such as Bitcoin, the next generation is clearly defined by the advent of Smart Contracts.
Gartner’s 2016 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies identifies three key trends and one of these is “Platform Revolution”. It is believed that these technologies have the potential to be game-changers in the way business ecosystems are run today. A key technology identified in this paradigm is the Blockchain.
The entire mobile industry recently descended on Barcelona, as it does at the beginning of every year, for the Mobile World Congress. The show is traditionally used by mobile phone makers, leading operators and electronic component manufacturers to unveil their latest innovations. We visited to get the lowdown on the biggest mobile trends to look out for in 2017.