Q&A: Embracing industry disruption to get the most from your data

Why is a data-driven culture of business necessary for surviving the next major disruption, be it political, regulatory, new technology, or the next pandemic?  Large-scale change and transformation programs often fail when data management is an afterthought. Outdated IT strategies are preventing organizations from embracing industry disruption and taking advantage of the opportunities that technology presents, particularly in terms of …

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UK financial services companies are embracing ‘alternative data’

Financial services companies in the UK are using an increasing number of alternative data sources when making key business decisions, a new report from Oxylabs suggests. The proxy provider polled 252 senior data decision-makers from the country’s finance sector and found that 63 percent of respondents use “non-traditional” data sources that have not previously been analyzed. These include web scraping …

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More and more businesses are embracing AI

The Covid-19 pandemic has made more businesses move into Artificial Intelligence (AI), but the same old barriers to adoption persist. This is according to a new paper from IBM, which states that 43 percent of businesses increased the rollout of AI due to the pandemic. Compared to last year, at the height of the pandemic, 2021 has remained relatively flat …

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Embracing agile RPA | ITProPortal

How agile can we really be with RPA? It’s a conversation I remember having in 2014 when I left an established ‘Operational Agility’ team (the old name for RPA, although not quite as catchy) and joined a well-known consulting firm. Agile RPA is a concept many industry practitioners still struggle with today. Yet it remains one of the biggest opportunities …

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Embracing boundaryless working in the new normal

Enate, a Cheltenham-based SaaS company, successfully moved the entire team to remote working shortly before the Government-enforced lockdown in March. As this starts to feel more ‘normal’, Kit Cox, CEO of Enate, considers the new, boundaryless work environment. As the months go by and more of us are adapting to our new working-from-home environments and routines, Kit Cox, CEO of …

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