CIO – CMO: the data power balance

Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, quickly turned into Blackout Saturday. Servers crashed, website performance crawled and online glitches left festive shoppers disappointed. Some of these problems were to do with unprecedented numbers of online shoppers. Some was due to the amount of data that retailers now include in their online experience…

Testing your patience

Recent research* has shown that at least 40% of organisations who have implemented SAP are reluctant to upgrade to the latest versions of its software. This reluctance stems, primarily, from the perceived cost overruns and failures to deliver on time these large scale projects have become known for. ┬áThe main cause for the adversity to…