Robotics could be critical for the UK – if only an Industrial Strategy recognized that

techUK discussed autonomous robotics at a dedicated event this week. But the issues it raised were more wide-ranging than they first appeared. | Continue reading


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What I’d say to myself back then - You don’t need to code to be a technologist, says IBM iX’s Jennifer Quinlan

Work/life balance needs to be a sliding scale and women don’t need all the answers to contribute, says Quinlan. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Truly open AI gets a boost from industry collaboration with enterprise implications

Efforts to build open AI are getting a boost from the AI Alliance backed by IBM, Meta, Intel, NASA, the National Science Foundation, and fifty other organizations. This could spur research into smaller, more efficient, and secure models that may be more appropriate for enterprise … | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

When you get to the 70% mark in a B2B journey, nothing is going to change the buyer's mind! Here's why

Time for a wake-up call! | Continue reading


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Oracle's long game clashes with Wall Street's short-term view as cloud revenue growth disappoints

There's a lot of demand out there, but Oracle needs to bring more capacity online to meet it. | Continue reading


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AI and cloud increases need for workload management, say tech leaders

Business technology leaders in construction, insurance, retail, and tech say cloud workload management is more important than ever | Continue reading


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Weapon of mass distraction - how much damage might AI have on democracy as 2024's election frenzy looms?

During its Digital Ethics Summit, techUK – normally upbeat about every aspect of the technology – seemed deeply pessimistic about AI’s impact on elections worldwide. What are their concerns?
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Digitizing the Arches - how McDonald's intends to tackle its inconsistent digital experience

IoT, AI and Google Cloud are all on the menu... | Continue reading


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Certinia under new leadership - an exclusive interview with DJ Paoni, its new CEO

We speak exclusively to DJ Paoni in his first media interview since joining Certinia as CEO in October and find out more about his plans for the company. | Continue reading


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AI in legal services - will lawyers or citizens win in this battle for the future?

Evangelists faced critical thinkers in a policy conference this week. Who won? | Continue reading


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How will generative AI impact legal services? It’s all about responsibility, say lawyers

A Westminster policy conference about lawyers’ increasing use of AI opened a Pandora’s Box of issues. What are they? And what happens next? | Continue reading


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CIO Interview - merger provides Sovereign Network Group with new working methods opportunity

Sovereign Network Group CIO Kevin Ives discusses the merger of two major UK housing associations and the increasing importance of data | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Salesforce and AWS - why their marketplace alliance matters

To market, to market... | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Get your IT foundations in place before you start exploring AI

Focus on service management and security before taking on the challenges and opportunities that come with emerging technologies. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Planful CEO Grant Halloran - how collaborative, continuous planning can change the way your business operates

I follow up with Grant Halloran, CEO of Planful, to discuss the impact of a more collaborative, dynamic approach to financial performance management on the work of finance teams and wider enterprise culture | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Box share price dips as third quarter earnings disappoint

Content Cloud vendor, Box, delivered a largely flat set of earnings, but did point to the future AI opportunity that lies ahead of it. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Solid Q3 2024 for MongoDB as it anticipates future growth from AI tools and application modernization

MongoDB’s database-as-a-service offering - Atlas - saw revenue increase 36% year-over-year. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

AI lessons from financial market surveillance

Innovations in financial market surveillance are an interesting story of their own. They also have some important lessons for the future of AI oversight. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

How The Home Depot is building a tech foundation on computer vision with Sidekick

The home improvement specialist recognizes that emerging technology can help staff focus on the right tasks at the right time. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

CIO interview - Deutsche Bahn builds central IT platform for change

Deutsche Bahn is stepping up its efforts for centralized change to be more sustainable, digital and reliable | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Is self-service all that? The problem with self-service analytics

Self-service isn't as straightforward as some would think... | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

TruEra - baking hallucinations into AI quality assurance

Researchers and vendors are developing a variety of complementary approaches for measuring hallucinations in AI. TruEra is baking this into the AI development process. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Citizen Developer - your time has come!

The idea of the Citizen Developer is often politely scoffed at and dismissed by software vendors and business users. But over at low-code developer, Mendix, the notion is gaining traction. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

How Walgreens Boots Alliance avoids AI vendor hype

The healthcare and retail giant’s international CIO says digital leaders must be careful to avoid being swayed by hype. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Enterprise hits and misses - enterprise LLMs heat up, holiday shoppers spend (online), and the return to office debate isn't over

This week - enterprise LLMs heat up - and I file my first live gen AI use case. Holiday shopping numbers look good so far - at least from the online lens. Vendors file upbeat earnings, and return to office is declared... dead? And yes, the un-predictions are coming. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

The end of the offset? Navigating carbon offset projects in a market under scrutiny

As leaders gather in Dubai for COP28, the validity of voluntary carbon offset programmes face scrutiny for their effectiveness. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

AI ethics - is there a necessity for the US to field Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS)?

A deep dive into a controversial topic... | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

How Munch Museum is using AI to give its audiences new access to the history of art

The museum dedicated to the work of prolific Norwegian artist Edvard Munch is embracing emerging technology and developing fresh opportunities. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Why 60% of UK workers do not want to learn new digital skills

Lloyds Bank’s 2023 Consumer Digital Index reveals that 7.5 million (18%) people do not have the required digital skills for the workplace. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

PagerDuty shares rise on solid Q3 2024 earnings

Digital operations vendor PagerDuty delivered a solid quarter as it pointed to strength in its enterprise sales. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Samsara hits $1 billion ARR milestone and raises full-year guidance

It has been a stellar quarter for Samsara, which shows no signs of slowing down on its mission to digitizing the world of physical operations | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Final thoughts - in memory of Simon Mark Hughes, hallucination research pioneer

Hallucination research pioneer Simon Hughes passed away shortly after I spoke to him about his cutting-edge hallucination research. What he had to say is important stuff and diginomica is running his interview in tribute to him and his work. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

UiPath revenue soars as automation interest fuels customer conversations

Co-CEO Rob Enslin sees verticalization as a strategic imperative for the firm. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Subscription fatigue? Not for Zuora as revenue rises and losses are slashed

It is a tougher macro-economic climate out there, but there are strategies for growth around subscription models, says CEO Tien Tzuo. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

CEO interview - why Prolific’s human-centric platform may have real implications for AI

Prolific puts researchers in touch with human respondents. A model that will be replaced by AI? Quite the opposite, says CEO Phelim Bradley. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Pure Storage making the shift from CapEx to subscription revenue as demand for Evergreen//One grows

The performance of Evergreen//One, Pure Storage’s as-a-service offering, is outperforming expectations - as seen in the vendor’s Q3 2024 earnings. This is having an impact on short-term revenue, but is promising for long-term growth. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

"Maybe I'd like to forget exactly how crazy that year got" - CEO Marc Benioff looks back on 2023 as Salesforce delivers strong Q3

It's been quite the year for Salesforce, but as it heads into its silver jubilee, the transformation effort is clearly paying off... | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

How Blue Yonder built an always-on LinkedIn ABM program using 6sense

How one company ramped up its ABM strategic direction... | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

ChatGPT – how this one-year-old child is changing the higher education system

A one-year-old finds itself at university - ChatGPT. But should education embrace it? That was the question for a Westminster policy conference. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

ChatGPT – how this one-year-old child is changing the higher education system

A one-year-old finds itself at university - ChatGPT. But should education embrace it? That was the question for a Westminster policy conference. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

UKISUG urges clarity from SAP over access to S/4HANA innovation for on-premise and hosted customers

Outgoing UKISUG Chair Paul Cooper says that SAP needs to balance the demands of customers with the demands of investors, where clarity over what’s coming is essential. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Cyber Week is over for another year - Adobe and Salesforce provide post-match assessment of how it went for retailers

The economic crisis might not be over, but online shoppers were still out in force in search of a bargain during Cyber Week. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Workday rises as Q3 revenues grow 16.7% on back of strong customer momentum

WIth a CEO transition looming, Workday exits 2023 in good shape and with AI ambitions bedding in. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

The UK Digital Markets, Consumers and Competition Bill – misconceived 20th century thinking for a 21st century issue?

There's skepticism of how this important legislation has been formulated, a view shared by influential thinktank the Legatum Institute. Here's why. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

WSO2 CEO plans to move up in business value

European expansion and abstracting platform management are driving growth as WSO2’s IPO is delayed to 2026 | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

Is it time to get rid of CIOs? The rise of AI prompts organizational and hierarchical questions

The generative generation calls for a re-think of traditional tech power structures. But what do we replace them with? | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

"That's a mindset change" - talking about the clean core, AI, and the state of SAP with UKISUG Chair Paul Cooper

In Birmingham, UKISUG's annual member conference is underway. Here's my preview discussion with UKISUG Chair Paul Cooper, on customer priorities in the face of AI and S/4HANA deadlines. Cooper also weighs in on the challenge of SAP's "clean core" and BTP model, as SAP's innovatio … | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago

European manufacturer McBride set to clean up its data and processes with SAP S/4HANA

A private label manufacturer of cleaning products, McBride is undergoing a major back-end transformation that aims to make data flow across its operations. | Continue reading


@diginomica.com | 2 months ago