If handled correctly, data is the treasure and most valuable input that companies own in the digital revolution. [shutterstock: 60638618, Fer Gregory]

If handled correctly, data is the treasure and most valuable input that companies own in the digital revolution. [shutterstock: 60638618, Fer Gregory]

Your Digital Treasures Are A Matter Of Survival

When it comes to data, a picture often comes to my mind lately: the image of a person sitting on the beach, looking across the vast sea to the next island in the distance and not noticing the gold treasure beneath his feet in the sand.

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The ongoing digital revolution is driving the EMEA sourcing markets. [shutterstock: 413551816, Phongphan]

The ongoing digital revolution is driving the EMEA sourcing markets. [shutterstock: 413551816, Phongphan]

Traditional Sourcing Market Rebounds in EMEA

The sourcing market in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) rebounded in the second quarter of 2018 as European businesses focused their attention on building their digital backbone, according to the latest state-of-the-industry report from Information Services Group (ISG), a global technology research and advisory firm.

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Digitization challenges silo structures that have developed in companies over the past decades. Today, departments need to act in concert, not independently. [shutterstock: 784081678, bookzv]

Digitization challenges silo structures that have developed in companies over the past decades. Today, departments need to act in concert, not independently. [shutterstock: 784081678, bookzv]

Blow Up Your Silos: DevOps Makes Working Together More Efficient

Everyone's talking about DevOps, yet many companies still have their difficulties with agile development. Especially when it comes to their SAP systems. There's a reason and you can fix it.

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Technology is not the limiting factor when it comes to putting advances in the field of AI into practice. [shutterstock: 678583375, Peshkova]

Technology is not the limiting factor when it comes to putting advances in the field of AI into practice. [shutterstock: 678583375, Peshkova]

AI Colleagues Will Have To Wait

In classical production, robots and AI have been part of everyday life for many years. It is only a matter of time before robotics will also be able to settle in the world of white collars, which will have to welcome an electronic colleague next to them. AI-based technical solutions hold even greater potential than previously know.

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The research finds that more than 90 percent of companies plan to invest into technology that enables predictive maintenance. [shutterstock: 551791498, Zapp2Photo]

The research finds that more than 90 percent of companies plan to invest into technology that enables predictive maintenance. [shutterstock: 551791498, Zapp2Photo]

European Manufacturers Take Steps Towards Predictive Maintenance

A new PAC/CXP Group study finds that 93% of European manufacturers and transport operators believe that their maintenance processes for industrial equipment and vehicles are not very efficient.

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