20 Jan

Ericsson’s new CEO must address the trend for fixed/mobile convergence

John Delaney

John Delaney                                      
Associate VP European Mobility, IDC
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On January 16th Börje Ekholm became the new CEO of Swedish telecoms infrastructure giant Ericsson. He took over from Jan Frykhammar, who has been acting as interim CEO since the previous incumbent, Hans Vestberg, stepped down in July 2016. Vestberg’s resignation was the result of persistent dissatisfaction among Ericsson’s shareholders (more…)

17 Jan

Validating Your Roadmap for a Data Driven Enterprise

Helena schwenk IDC

Helena Schwenk
Research Manager, European Software

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Big Data just seems to keep getting bigger in all respects of the term. As people, businesses and things generate never-ending amounts of data. As we start 2017, many organizations are continuing their efforts to assimilate and make sense of this tidal wave. (more…)

12 Jan

GDPR & Print – Overlook at Your Peril

Mick Heys IDC

Mick Heys
Vice President, European Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions

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Companies globally who store or process data on EU individuals have until 25th May 2018 to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation or they may face damaging fines.  Breach notification is mandatory and the relevant authority must be notified within 72 hours.  (more…)

10 Jan

Telefonica Smart Retail Enables Store Digital Transformation

Andrea Sangalli IDC

Andrea Sangalli
Associate Research Director, IDC Retail Insights

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giulio raffaele IDC

Giulio Raffaele
Senior Research Analyst, IDC Retail Insights

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Telefonica Smart Retail enables Store Digital Transformation

In October 2016, Telefonica hosted industry analyst for its annual Industry Analyst Day in Madrid. During the event, they presented how they are transforming the vision and step outside their comfort zone and traditional business lines into areas less familiar to them. (more…)