4 strategies for creating a culture of innovation


“Innovation” is the buzz word that just won’t go away. And for retailers constantly compared to Amazon standards — no matter their size or niche — it’s an obsession. Like every other industry, retailers are hungry for the formula that will create the kind of business and culture that innovates at the speed necessary to compete. read more

WIPRO: Using Amazon Redshift for Fast Analytical Reports


With digital data growing at an incomprehensible rate, enterprises are finding it difficult to ingest, store, and analyze the data quickly while keeping costs low. We provide insights into how AWS Premier Partner Wipro helped their customer move their workload from SAP Sybase IQ to Amazon Redshift. read more

Unisys: 3 ways to massively fail with machine learning (and one key to success)


Though everyone seems to be piling on the machine learning bandwagon, it's a game that only the rich can play. While open source machine learning projects like Google's TensorFlow and Amazon's DSSTNE lower the bar to would-be machine learning engineers, resolving the skills deficit that Gartner analyst Merv Adrian called the biggest hurdle to machine learning success, no amount of training can resolve a thornier issue: Lack of data.read more

Accenture Positioned Furthest and Highest in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Procurement Outsourcing 2017


For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the overall Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture leads in both Market Success, based on revenue, number of clients and year-over-year revenue growth, as well as Delivery Capability for its scale, scope, technology and innovation, delivery footprint, and buyer satisfaction. read more

WIPRO: Wipro Achieves AWS Service Delivery Status for AWS Service Catalog


Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery status for AWS Service Catalog. With this status, Wipro’s capabilities help clients build the AWS Service Catalog to enable self-service discovery, maintain controls and centrally manage their enterprise cloud services.read more

Consulting firm Gate One wins Amazon Growing Business Award


Last week the final of the ‘Amazon Growing Business Awards’ took place in central London, with seventeen growing UK businesses managing to scoop an award. Gate One, a London-based management consulting firm, came out on top as one of the winners, taking home the prestigious Young Company of the Year award.

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Freshminds: 3 fintech firms and 1 established bank lead the way in product personalisation


Product personalisation is a growing and important trend in the world of financial services. This is driven by two key factors. The first is in big data. Through advances in data analytics platforms, banks are increasingly able to explore opportunities to tailor their products to individual customers. Secondly, developments in adjacent industries such as online shopping and streaming – think tailored recommendations from Amazon, Netflix and Asos – mean that consumers are increasingly demanding more personalised services.read more