The SAP Plastic Challenge – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Article

Over 50 tonnes of plastic waste were generated across the European Union last year,  according to a study by the World Wildlife Fund, and consumers are increasingly concerned about the potential environmental impacts vividly illustrated in programs such as the BBC’s Blue Planet. Stephen Jamieson, Head of SAP Leonardo in the UK, saw an opportunity to innovate with purpose. Working with design expert David Kester, he put together a series of Plastic Challenge workshops bringing together consumers and retail industry experts…

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Top 10 Analytics Trends for 2019 – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Article

2019 is the year that analytics technology starts delivering what users have been dreaming about for over forty years — easy, natural access to reliable business information. 1. Machine learning everywhere. We’ve reached the third great wave of analytics, after semantic-layer business intelligence platforms in the 90s and data discovery in the 2000s. Augmented analytics platforms based on cloud technology and machine learning are breaking down the longest-standing barriers to analytics success. They bring insights to users rather than forcing users…

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What is Experience Management? – Digital Business & Business Analytics – Business Intelligence Article

SAP has announced its intention to acquire Qualtrics, a global pioneer in the area of experience management (XM) software. Experience management is the process of monitoring every interaction people experience with a company in order to discover opportunities for improvement. For decades, SAP has been the leader in business applications that generate and leverage operational data (O-data) — hard numbers like costs, accounting, and sales — to inform their business decisions. But while operational data gives you an idea of…

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