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16 Mar 2017 Big Data, Business Analytics Revenue To Reach $150B In 2017 [61521]
SmartDataCollective, March 16th, 2017

"Dive Brief:

  • Worldwide revenues for Big Data and business analytics (BDA) are expected to reach $150.8 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.4% over 2016, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC).

  • Banking, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, federal/central government, and professional services will make the biggest investments in BDA in 2017, the report found, and are expected to spend $72.4 billion this year.

  • "BDA as an enabler of decision support and decision automation is now firmly on the radar of top executives. This category of solutions is also one of the key pillars of enabling digital transformation efforts across industries and business processes globally," said Dan Vesset, group vice president of Analytics and Information Management at IDC, in a statement.

Dive Insight:..".
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16 Mar 2017 Theo & Philo Sweetens Business Operations with NetSuite Cloud ERP [61602]
Oracle, March 16th, 2017

Social Enterprise Expands Internationally and Aids Filipino Nonprofit with NetSuite

Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, one of the industry's leading providers of cloud financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle, announced that Theo & Philo, a bean-to-bar maker of single-origin Philippine artisanal chocolate, replaced QuickBooks and numerous Excel spreadsheets with NetSuite to gain scalability and flexibility to power its growth.

Since going live on NetSuite in November 2015, Theo & Philo has been using NetSuite for accounting, inventory management, order management, invoicing and purchasing - all within one cloud ERP system. With NetSuite, Theo & Philo is able to better plan and manage sourcing, production and distribution and increase efficiency while saving both time and money compared to the error-prone manual work required by their previous software and paper-based processes.
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16 Mar 2017 In Cyber, Who Do We Trust To Protect The Business? [61513]
Dark Reading, March 16th, 2017

"If business leaders and directors continue to view cybersecurity as mainly a matter for the IT department, they will leave their companies exposed to significant risks.

The heightened level of attention to the proliferation of cyberattacks has yielded many outcomes, but none more notable than the recognition that responsibility for cyber risks no longer lies solely within the realm of IT. It now sits squarely in the domain of the C-suite and business leaders, with responsibility for oversight of management's performance in cyberrisk identification, defense, mitigation, and response resting with the corporate board of directors..."
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15 Mar 2017 A Fintech Innovator's Race To The Cloud [61609]
By Carrie Massey

Carrie writes in Forbes, "The banking and capital markets sector is starting to embrace cloud-based software and systems, setting off a race-to-the-moon type of competition for fintech innovators such as Calypso Technology.

Calypso has long offered on-premises software for financial trading, processing, risk management, and accounting, and now it's offering those capabilities via Calypso Cloud Services, running on the Oracle Cloud Platform. The stakes in this space race are high: The winning software provider will become 'the de facto solution on the cloud' for financial institutions, says Calypso Chief Customer Officer Corinne Grillet..."
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15 Mar 2017 Singapore fintech startup leverages IBM Blockchain and Bluemix technologies to help SMEs raise their productivity and competitiveness [61588]
IBM, March 15th, 2017

IBM announced Singapore fintech start-up, INVICTUS, is collaborating with them to leverage IBM Cloud and Blockchain technologies for their Order, Logistic & Payment (OLP) platform. The platform aims to help businesses reduce wastage, redundancy and cash-flow issues in their transaction processes by disrupting the supply chain management cycle with blockchain smart contract technology.

As part of this collaboration, INVICTUS is also working with the IBM Bluemix Garage in Singapore to design a distributed ledger platform prototype on the Hyperledger Fabric, aimed at managing transactions between small and medium enterprises, suppliers, banks and other liquidity providers.
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