CFAO is a 4.2 billion euro company based in France that does business in 36 African countries, 7 French overseas territories, Denmark, Portugal, Italy, India, Vietnam, and Cambodia. With more than 140 operational subsidiaries, CFAO found it difficult to be as responsive as they wanted.
The exponential pace of disruptive innovation is fundamentally changing the way enterprise organizations do business. In response, companies are looking to digital transformation initiatives as the key to the discovery and development of new business models and long-term business survival.
Digital media has had a profound impact on the way consumers interact and engage with brands. They are no longer satisfied with loosely targeted mass marketing communications and instead they expect products, services, communications and discounts that are tailored to their needs and buying habits.
The retail environment has never been more competitive. Online and mobile shopping channels, with their lower overhead costs, exert constant pressure on retailers to deliver low prices while remaining profitable.
The importance of collaboration has become apparent in modern business. In fact, 97 percent of employers and staff members believe that alignment within a team has a substantial impact on the outcome of a project or task.
The 2018 Global State of Enterprise Analytics report by MicroStrategy is based on an expansive survey of 500 analytics professionals from around the world and delivers an overall picture of the latest thinking around analytics and mobility, and a glimpse of what’s next.
Zurich Insurance went through a transformation to simplify its data processes, and was recognised with a DataIQ Transformation with Data award. Toni Sekinah speaks to Anita Fernqvist who lead the turnaround.
Fergus Weldon of Trainline and his team built a prediction model that shows users what ticket prices will be and when specific prices are about to expire. He gives advice to other data teams that would like to build such a model and says how it was similar to constructing one of the wonders of the world.
Oliver Smith is leading a far-reaching innovation programme at Telefónica as part of a “health moonshot” to change lifestyles and reduce chronic illnesses. Ahead of his speech at Data Summit, he told DataIQ how they plan to get there.
It’s conference season again and exhibition halls around the world are full of people selling their data goods and services. At one a big expo I went to recently, the representatives of one company got me really excited about data management despite my lack of a comprehensive understanding of all its intricacies. They did this by being by highlighting the path to a beneficial destination.