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    Can you Deliver Agile BI through Data Virtualisation?

    [fa icon="calendar'] 23-Sep-2016 14:36:20 / by Mayur Trived posted in data virtualisation, agile bi

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    Agility in decision-making processes is the buzzword in the ever-changing and dynamic business environment. In my view, businesses want to act and improve their decision-making in real time. One of the important factors to bring agility to business decisions is to have effective, actionable insights on information available to business in days or weeks and not in months or years.

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    Spend Analytics and the Single View of the Customer

    [fa icon="calendar'] 22-Sep-2016 16:30:25 / by Graham Cobb posted in Banking, spend analytics

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    The single view of the customer continues to be the nirvana that banks strive towards. But, this outlook comes in different forms depending on who you are talking to. Whether that be wanting an integrated view of the customer’s product holdings with their bank, or a broader understanding of the customer’s channel interactions (omni-customer), or a combination of them all.

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    Why an Integrated Data Strategy will help Retailers

    [fa icon="calendar'] 20-Sep-2016 17:01:08 / by Keven Huelin posted in Retail Tech

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    Retail businesses are desperate to realise greater value and insight from data. More data is available through significant system investments, such as in ERP, system upgrades and network integration, however digital value derived from these systems is often limited. The move to being a more agile, digitally enabled enterprise can create challenges of a different nature, where visibility is actually reduced and functions are disconnected with limited interpretation of events.

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    Data Visualisation: Can You See the Wood? Or Even the Trees?

    [fa icon="calendar'] 19-Sep-2016 13:58:50 / by Mick Bull posted in BI, data visualisation

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    If a picture paints a thousand words, then a great visualisation paints a thousand numbers.

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    Is it time to revisit your Digital Strategy, or are you too late?

    [fa icon="calendar'] 16-Sep-2016 16:40:20 / by Anurag Kothari posted in Financial Services, digital banking

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    Differentiators always fade away with time and new ones have to be identified or built continuously. Innovations provide businesses the advantage to leap forward against the competition, but only for a limited time. With advancement and adoption of technologies by end customers in their day-to-day lives, their expectations are increasing and they look forward to greater value delivered through digital channels.

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    Agile Leadership – Build Self-Managing Teams

    [fa icon="calendar'] 13-Sep-2016 11:38:22 / by Laurence Wood posted in Agile

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    Laurence Wood, Mastek's Agile Solution Director & Transformation Lead, shares some leadership techniques for creating self-managing digital teams.

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    Will a Two-Year Tariff Benefit the NHS?

    [fa icon="calendar'] 13-Sep-2016 11:11:24 / by Mike Pemberton posted in NHS, healthcare

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    During the first stage of the consultation on the National Payment Tariff, NHS England and NHS Improvement have proposed moving towards a new two-year payment tariff to reassure and steady the sector in the wake of budgetary uncertainty.

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    Can Blockchain become the beating heart of Financial Services?

    [fa icon="calendar'] 13-Sep-2016 10:35:54 / by Malcolm Cressey

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    It’s being touted as the beating heart’ of the financial system. And, according to a report from the World Economic Forum, blockchain will fundamentally alter how financial institutions will do business.

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    Useful BI Events to Attend: an Insightful Round-up

    [fa icon="calendar'] 09-Sep-2016 15:25:35 / by Mick Bull posted in BI

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    Come September and the conference season descends upon us. Despite living in the digital age, there is no substitute for a quality face-to-face event, to get up-to-speed with the latest innovation.

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    How Gov.UK Verify makes the Digital Identity Drive Easy

    [fa icon="calendar'] 07-Sep-2016 16:56:55 / by Patrick King posted in Government, digital transformation

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    One-stop login! That’s what the recently launched Gov.UK Verify citizen digital identity service is supposed to be. Aimed at improving the user experience, it was developed using Agile methods and was launched by GDS on the gov.uk website earlier this year.

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