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Unlocking productivity and efficiency gains with data management

Enterprise data has been closely linked with hardware for numerous years, but an exciting transformation is underway as the era of the hardware businesses is gone. With advanced data services available through the cloud, organisations can forego investing in hardware and abandon infrastructure management in favour of data management.

Unlocking productivity and efficiency gains with data management

Enterprise data has been closely linked with hardware for numerous years, but an exciting transformation is underway as the era of the hardware businesses is gone. With advanced data services available through the cloud, organisations can forego investing in hardware and abandon infrastructure management in favour of data management.

The Risk of IT Business as Usual

IT teams within mid-sized organisations are over-stretched. Resources are scarce, with sometimes skeleton teams responsible for all aspects of IT delivery across large numbers of users. With up to 90% of the team’s time being spent ‘keeping the lights on’, there is minimal scope for the strategic thinking and infrastructure optimisation that business leaders increasingly demand. Yet without IT, businesses cannot function. And in many cases, there will be compliance or regulatory consequences in the event of a data breach.

A New Journey to the Cloud

ERP implementation has changed. And for those companies facing the 2027 maintenance deadline for SAP ECC 6, that is good news. In today’s cloud-first, ‘adopt not adapt model, there are no more white boards. No more consultants offering to customise software to meet any business need. And no more long drawn implementations – followed by expensive and disruptive upgrades and a complete loss of commitment to using technology to accelerate change.

Data literacy: Five reasons CDOs must lead with it

Turning business data into business value is not as straightforward or clear as it appears on paper. But those who don’t will lag further behind their competition – potentially waking up to the fact that they are on the back foot when it is already too late.

No Drama Data Migration

With Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments at record levels, the speed and effectiveness of data migration has come under the spotlight. Every step of this data migration process raises concerns, especially in spin-off or divestment deals where just one part of the business is moving ownership.

Reimagining Retail with Low Cost and Low Risk Innovation

Retail is being continually reimagined to attract and retain profitable customers. With new economic pressures and heightened customer expectations, there is limited leeway for mistakes. Businesses can no longer afford to risk costly and long-winded trial and error in the real world, especially when it comes to sustainability and waste.