Showing posts from September 29, 2014

The new digital landscape in Africa.

Indeed, we are still at the early stage when it comes to understand and appropriate  the new IT Convergence in Africa, but at, soon #Retinknow we are particularly seduced by the leapfrogging capabilities of young African people when it comes to appropriate these emerging technologies.
From the north to south, through the west and center, the digital landscape is different in terms of infrastructures; cost per megabit; improved connectivity and affordability; positive government interventions; the spread of mobility; propensity to pay for applications and content.
But overall, it is encouraging to observe increased infrastructure investments (landing of undersea fiber-optic cables connecting Africa to the rest of the world; increasing bandwidth capacity; investments in EDGE, 3G, 4G and Wi-fi networks); the high digital appetite for social media, digital magazines, native search, ecommerce, smart devices with intuitive interfaces, content-rich applications, and faster c…

Hype, excitements, risks, threats, benefits and holistic recommendations surrounding the Internet of Things.

When it comes to Internet of Things, talks about connected and unified countless objects and systems (Devices and their cloud, network and client application components).
The most exciting with this technology, it is its ability to capture, process and provide critical data and insights we need in real-time to streamline our business and IT operations, improve our living conditions and implement sustainable development. It is encouraging to observe that the rise of IoT, the number and diversity of connected devices is expected to increase exponentially. According to Gartner, “the Internet of Things” will include 26 billion units installed by 2020. IoT product and service suppliers will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion, mostly in services, in 2020.”(1)
It is also exciting to observe that manufacturers are quickly bringing to market connected devices, cloud access capabilities and mobile applications.
But beyond unmatched benefits to consumers, accordin…

TomTom (TOM2) navigation technology and maps into Bosch’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS): stakes and opportunities.

Accurate Advanced Driving Applications with near real-time information; accurate and actionable information; an overall safer driving experience and driving safer and more convenient, are the hearth behind the new partnership between TomTom (TOM2) and Bosch., soon #Retinknow recalls that this partnership aims to enable Bosch to develop more advanced applications including intelligent cruise control, upcoming curve alerts, and jam tail warnings.

Financial Management & Reporting for Oracle EBS Users and Enterprise Information Management software.

Image, soon #Retinknow salutes the new collaborative alliance between Excel4apps, a provider of Excel-based reporting and budget-loading software for Oracle and SAP and Magnitude Software, a provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) software.
We encourage this alliance because it focuses on simplicity and productivity when it comes inter alia to reporting solution for E-Business Suite.
NoetixViews by Magnitude Software and GL Wand by Excel4apps combine their knowhow and technology with the goal to help businesses gain value from their existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems by accelerating financial reporting and reducing costs., soon #Retinknow recalls that Magnitude Software offers a family of products: from business intelligence and data warehousing to master data management, reporting and analytics. Excel4apps products can easily and securely deliver real-time ERP data using Microsoft Excel to save reporting time and effort.

The availability, security and accessibility that organizations need for their valuable and critical digital content.

Along with the HC (Human capital), digital assets are our most critical and precious wealth. This means inter alia that, enterprises, organizations and public sector need and should appropriate content storage management solutions that help them, in real-time: secure, migrate, manage and monetize large-scale media assets.
They need sophisticated and intuitive, simple and seamless availability and accessibility of their valuable content, anywhere and anytime.
What also matters, it is the real-time ability for organizations to more effectively and efficiently manage the growing complexities associated with the migration, security, integration, storage, and delivery of rich media content.
Organizations need a modern, flexible, scalable, open-source and integrated content storage management solution to intuitively manage and monetize their valuable rich media assets.

Enterprise Apache Hadoop with the Hortonworks Data Platform: stakes, realties and recommendations.

Flexible, agile, tailored and open solutions, scalable platforms, distributed and mobile applications and the new IT Convergence: here is where organizations, enterprises and public sector can find resources, productivity and competitiveness they need, when it comes to deal with our ever changing business environment and provide sustainable development., soon #Retinknow salutes the new commitment (equity investment and R&D resources) of HP with regard to focus on adoption of Enterprise Apache Hadoop with the Hortonworks Data Platform.
We encourage this commitment because HP and Hortonworks have committed to integrate their engineering strategies, in our challenging environment where you need the real-time ability to understand data and put it to effective use.

Key technologies that enable Human Resources leaders to take care of their people.

Because we live inter alia in a highly competitive, mobile and ever changing business environment, as an organization or an employee, our productivity, performance, security and competitiveness is henceforth linked to our ability to appropriate in real-time the new IT Convergence.
Companies need to create a great employee experience with modern, talent-centric, and engaging human capital management (HCM) strategies and systems. Henceforth, their ability to:
Use social media to drive collaboration and develop talent;
Go mobile to give employees the anytime, anywhere access they need;
And use big data Analytics, the cloud computing to gain workforce insight and forecast performance and risk, is critical. 
With #Specific,, soon #Retinknow is helping businesses, organizations and public sector to optimize existing systems and understand upcoming and new industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology.