Digital technologies are currently not only revolutionizing how companies interact with their customers, e.g. via online platforms, mobile devices or social media. Digital technologies are also transforming the value chains, business models, ecosystems, and the balance of power in entire industries. Digital transformation is not driven by a single technology, it is the interplay of various technologies, which enable and [...]
Der deutschen Unternehmen liebstes Spielzeug – so erscheint es nach Studium der Befragungsergebnisse im Rahmen unserer kürzlich veröffentlichten Studie “Mobile Device & Application Management in Deutschland, Frankreich, Großbritannien und der Schweiz” – sind Regeln und, wenn die Regeln nicht greifen, Verbote. Um es vorwegzunehmen: JA, Regeln sind enorm wichtig in einem Umfeld, in dem immer mehr Mitarbeiter mit ihren Smartphones und [...]
German companies’ favorite toy – or so it appears on studying the outcomes of PAC’s recently published study on Mobile Device & Application Management in Germany, France, the UK, and Switzerland – are rules and, if rules don’t work, bans. In a nutshell: YES, rules are enormously important in an environment in which increasing numbers of employees access business-critical data [...]
Mit der aktuellen Ankündigung, den Softwareanbieter Apriso zu übernehmen, plant Dassault sein Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Portfolio weiter auszubauen. Für rund $205 Millionen will Dassault den in Kalifornien ansässigen Softwareanbieter für Fertigungsprozesse übernehmen. Mit den Lösungen von Apriso können die Fertigungsprozesse in weltweit verteilten Fertigungsstandorten und bei Zulieferern in Echtzeit kontrolliert und synchronisiert werden. Für Dassault’s Kunden bedeutet diese Erweiterung [...]
PAC has released one of the most comprehensive studies on the status, strategies, decisions and budgets around the adoption of social collaboration among European IT user companies.
For the first time, PAC will publish a PAC RADAR in three countries, UK, Germany and France. The PAC RADAR shows a visual representation of our assessment of IT service providers in a given market, and thus allow immediate comparison.
L&T Infotech, the eighth-largest Indian IT services firm and part of the diversified Larsen & Toubro conglomerate, has been completely reorganised and is now aggressively targeting the two biggest IT services markets in Europe – Germany and France. The company has been reorganized around two business clusters—industrials and services. The services cluster will include banking, financial services, insurance and areas [...]
On behalf of Wipro, PAC recently conducted an analysis on the German mid-market and Wipro Technologies’ role in this market. The mid-market is considered as the ‘backbone’ of the German economy, in terms of revenues, employment, etc. Especially in the manufacturing sector, there are many ‘hidden champions’ that are positioned as market leaders in their business segments – often at a [...]
As 2013 begins, the Indian IT services companies can perhaps look back with some degree of satisfaction at 2012, at least as far as the European markets are concerned. For the market leader Tata Consultancy Services, the quarter ended September 2012 was very strong and while Infosys was still suffering and churning out an under-par performance, HCL Technologies has emerged [...]
While the big Indian IT companies have clearly identified France and Germany as focus markets and finally decided to deploy the required strategy and means to break through, the Tier 2 companies who had promising and big ambitions for Europe seem to have disappeared from the landscape… in this small opinion note, I would like to share with you my [...]