A study by the jobs analytics firm Burning Glass has revealed which business skills saw the fastest-growing demand between 2011 and 2015 by analysing millions of job ads on more than 40,000 career websites.
There is a growing consensus among industry analysts that IoT (Internet of Things) and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) are becoming the main drivers of the next Industrial Evolution, which will completely transform how manufacturing, supply chain, and services problems are solved.
JR Watkins is a US-based home care, body care, and gourmet food products manufacturer. Throughout most of its 150-year history, JR Watkins relied on direct sales. The company underwent a big change 10 years ago and started working with retailers and wholesalers.
Tableau 10.2 is now available for Tableau Online, the cloud-based business analytics platform for enterprises. The other two Tableau offerings, Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server, will soon be running with this latest version as well. Users can still use their current versions of Tableau Desktop to publish to their Tableau Online 10.2 sites.
The Business Intelligence and Analytics market has undergone dramatic changes in recent years. The most recognisable one is the shift to self-service solutions, i.e. those capable of empowering ordinary business users to understand data and turn it into insights with little technical skills required.
Topics: Business Intelligence
Ferrari is a luxury carmaker company that sought to enhance the sophistication of its IT systems to better manage its internal processes and improve efficiency. The huge re-engineering of Ferrari’s processes required the right enterprise software, and Ferrari chose Infor.
The adoption of Financial Shared Services Centre has revolutionised the strategic roles of the finance function in global corporations by delivering more added value to other functions and processes via their analytics and decision-making capabilities. Such centres have evolved to not only focus on traditional tasks, such as costs reduction but also enhance organisations’ effectiveness and efficiency in many ways.
The consulting firm Protiviti and North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management collected responses from 735 board members & finance executives about 30 risk issues that will likely have an impact on their companies in 2017.
The argument of integrated suites vs. stand-alone (best-of-breed) systems has been around for as long as there have been integrated enterprise solutions. And experts have never been able to reach a final consensus on this debate, and for a good reason. Each approach has its strengths and weaknesses.