On March 6 and 7 this year, the walls of the Palais des Congrès were fit to burst with a staggering 13,000 visitors from all corners of the industry, including software companies, data analysis or visualisation specialists, and integrators to name a few. The gathering was in aid of the Big Data congress, an annual event which brings together the entire digital ecosystem over two days. The success of the event goes to show how the industry is growing, at full speed ahead. Continue reading
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.
What does mobile first mean?
Mobile first design refers to the philosophy that the solution should be designed for smaller screen sizes before creating design solutions for larger screen sizes. This is based on the underlying idea that is it much easier to scale a design up than it is to try and squeeze elements into a smaller area. Continue reading
Within the next five years, scalable artificial intelligence in the cloud – Brand AI – could potentially transform how retailers use personalisation to make every store visit a memorable, exclusive customer experience distinct from anything a competing digital disruptor could offer. Continue reading
As both an educational and commercial showcase, digilabs bring together the most outstanding innovations developed by international Business Units within the Sopra Steria group; they are hubs of new ideas to imagine tomorrow’s world. Continue reading
One way a microfinance institution can improve its effectiveness is to optimise Loan Officers’ work, given that they are at the heart of the institution’s activity. Furthermore, providing them with technical tools improves the institution’s geographical coverage, information collection by managers at a customer level, and even the rate at which high-risk customers repay their loan. Continue reading
n our third and final look at the future of transport we are exploring how the use of digital technologies within infrastructure management can be used to improve overall maintenance and efficiency, ultimately lowering costs and improving user experience. Continue reading
In our series of three articles looking at the digitization of transport we will explore some of the most impactful areas of this new paradigm:
- The customer
- Management of services
This first article will look at the customer, the driving force behind the digitization of the service. Continue reading
Digital or online learning has become a “buzzword” and a trend which most businesses have started to (try to) adopt. Digital learning appears to be “the perfect match” to our digital work life. However, we’ve asked ourselves: Is it really that simple? And if not, where is the catch? Continue reading