How smart companies are using information to become more competitive and profitable

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Insights analysts are typically charged to perform analysis and discover new insights that can generate new business by identifying new customer and market trends or generate cost savings by discovering the root causes for inefficiencies.

If insights are discovered in a timely manner, they can create new opportunities for monetization by revealing new customer needs, new customer segments for targeting, emerging consumer behaviors and purchasing trends. Time is of the essence in the...

By Gerald Cohen and Dr. Rato Kodorov, 31 October 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Big Data, Case Studies, Mobile Analytics, Productivity.

How Eurostar improved efficiency and saved employee costs through mobility

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Eurostar has slashed employees’ mobile bills by 50% and improved maintenance times through a mobility initiative with enterprise mobility management (EMM) firm MobileIron.

The railway firm worked alongside MobileIron and Qolcom, the wireless and enterprise mobility provider and UK partner of the Global Enterprise Mobility Alliance (GEMA), to secure and manage both corporate owned and BYOD devices.

A key part of the rollout was giving train drivers and train managers iPads to...

By James Bourne, 27 July 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Case Studies, Employees, Enterprise Mobility.

Jonathan Reichental, Palo Alto CIO: On changing CIO roles and building smarter cities

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According to a recent research study from IDC, 40% of CIOs view themselves predominantly as ‘custodians of operational infrastructure’, compared to 25% who believed they were ‘business technology innovation officers’. We’ve all heard it before; CIOs need to move from being chief information officers to chief innovation officers, heavily prompted by...

By James Bourne, 19 July 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Big Data, Case Studies, CIO, IoT.

The paperless NHS: Are fully electronic patient records truly attainable?

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In 2013, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt pronounced that “the NHS cannot be the last man standing as the rest of the economy embraces the technology revolution… only with world class information systems will the NHS deliver world class care.”  With that, he laid out his ambition for the NHS to be ‘paperless at the point of delivery’ by 2018. 

That deadline has since been revised to 2020, but the programme received a shot in the arm earlier this year,...

By Ryan Jordan, 30 June 2016, 2 comments. Categories: Case Studies, Data & Analytics, Data Loss, Employees.

Mobility and the cloud: The next technology frontiers of field service management

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If your service business depends on technicians or engineers going out to deliver services to customers in their homes, businesses or anywhere else for that matter, then you need to be embracing the latest cloud and mobility technologies to survive and thrive in the 21st century.

After all, the global Field Service Management (FSM) market is estimated to jump from $1.58 billion last year to over $3.5 billion by 2019, according to the latest Field...

By Tim Faulkner, 08 April 2016, 1 comment. Categories: Case Studies, Cloud , Enterprise Mobility, Productivity.

Mitie moves its facilities managers to mobile for greater data delivery

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Facilities management company Mitie is working with enterprise app development firm Mubaloo to deliver an iOS version of account management tool Miworld to its facilities managers.

The two companies put their heads together to provide a dashboard which gives facilities managers either an overview of their client portfolio or property specific information. The app also has a bespoke content management system, which allows the app to be tailored to individual customers or managers, as...

By James Bourne, 09 March 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Case Studies, Enterprise Mobility, iOS.

The legal industry: A desk liberation that led to a security nightmare

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During the Autumn Statement back in November, UK chancellor George Osborne placed significant importance upon the investment in the use of technology within the justice system, including the digitalisation of courtrooms and the moving of paper-based systems online. Whilst the plans for digitalising the justice system has been in the pipeline  for several years, we are now...

By David Meyer, 08 February 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Case Studies, Employees, Enterprise Mobility, Security.

Bolton NHS Foundation moves to virtual desktops, increases workplace efficiency

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The Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, an integrated patient care organisation based in the UK town of the same name, has embarked on a project which resulted in successfully cutting login times for employees from several minutes to 15 seconds.

The organisation, which has over 4,000 employees, migrated its thousands of desktops to Windows 7, and chose AppSense for its migration. The Trust’s “highly complex” infrastructure, consisting of 300 clinical-based applications,...

By James Bourne, 10 November 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Case Studies, Collaboration, Employees, Productivity.

How Mondelez International overhauled and mobilised its legacy platform

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Mondelez International, the third largest global food and beverage company, has overhauled its legacy IT systems and mobilised its North American sales team for greater productivity and efficiency.

The company, with more than 107,000 employees across 80 countries, used enterprise mobility provider StarMobile Inc, and in particular the StarMobile platform to mobilise theSource, which is Mondelez’ key customer facing and revenue generating application.

StarMobile’s rapid...

By James Bourne, 30 October 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Applications, Case Studies, Enterprise Mobility.

Together Housing moves to enterprise mobility to improve costs and efficiency

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Housing development organisation Together Housing Group is moving towards working through enterprise mobile in partnership with UK-based technology firm 1st Touch.

Together Housing has seven companies run by a voluntary board of independent experts, council representatives and tenants. It has over 1,400 staff members and manages over 35,000 homes. The company chose 1st Touch to help customer-facing and mobile operatives to deliver role-specific information directly to their...

By Enterprise CIO, 24 September 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Case Studies, Enterprise Mobility.