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How Cloud Computing Saved My Business

How Cloud Computing Saved My Business | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Cloud technology helped these small companies coordinate operations, manage paperwork and control phone expenses.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:36 AM
The cloud has as great an impact on business as more tangible transformational technologies. With the cloud business don't have to invest in and maintain costly backroom hardware and software.
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Geavanceerde software maakt afwerking Sagrada Familia mogelijk

Geavanceerde software maakt afwerking Sagrada Familia mogelijk | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
De legendarische Sagrada Familia in Barcelona - na 130 jaar nog altijd niet afgewerkt - lijkt nu toch stilaan klaar te geraken, en dit met behulp van software die ook in de luchtvaartindustrie gebruikt wordt.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:44 AM
WIth the help of advanced technology - also used for the design of cars and airplanes - was Mark Burrey able to renovate the models from Gaudi. They also discovered how to build those complex forms and surfaces.
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UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad

UZA laat patiënten maaltijden bestellen op iPad | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Patiënten van het Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen kunnen hun maaltijdkeuzes voortaan via de iPad doorgeven. Dit zou het ziekenhuispersoneel een kwart meer tijd besparen.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:50 AM
Patients of the university hospital of Antwerp are able to order their meals by iPad. In order to be able to do that, Cegeka developed an app. This app helps save time.
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Case study: Menzies Aviation upgrades in-house datacentre

Case study: Menzies Aviation upgrades in-house datacentre | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Menzies Aviation has updated its three internal datacentres with new servers, storage and cooling products rather than invest in cloud computing
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 7:32 AM
Menzies Aviation has started its own datacentre in Heathrow. They extended their contract with Dell. They spent 2 million dollars om green technology servers, next-generation 12G server racks, networking products, tape technology, high-capacity memory products and EquaLogic storage devices.
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Case study: Omnicom improves security and cuts costs without disruption

Case study: Omnicom improves security and cuts costs without disruption | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
The Omnicom Media Group has cut costs and reduced risk without business disruption by deploying ForeScout’s CounterACT network access control system
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 7:36 AM
Omnicom improves their security by using ForeScout system. It is able to support the existing operating environment due to its integrated functionality and because it was a simple appliance without software agents.
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Van Heusen boosts sales with BI

Van Heusen boosts sales with BI | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
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Van Heusen used a business intelligence software to forecast the mix of shirts it needs to stock in stores more accurately. Because of that, they have seen its sales increase. It used software supplier JDA'S advanced allocation and performance analysis tools.
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Case study: Birmingham NEC boosts Wi-Fi network

Case study: Birmingham NEC boosts Wi-Fi network | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham has rolled out a new wireless network to tackle the rise in demand for Wi-Fi connectivity
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:28 AM
The national exhibition centre has rolled out a new wireless network to tackle the rise in demand for wi-fi connectivity. They had large visitor and exhibition numbers so it was clear they needed to provide a wireless network for both exhibition staff and visitors.
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Case Study: Asda Direct revamps distribution centre IT

Case Study: Asda Direct revamps distribution centre IT | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Asda is deploying software from Manhattan Associates to support the future growth of its e-commerce site, Asda Direct
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:32 AM
Asda deploys software from Manhattan Associates to support the future growth of its general merchandise e-commerce. They will deploy it in several distribution centers across the UK. It will be used to manage internet orders from the Asda Direct website.
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Case Study: Disaster recovery boosts business continuity

Case Study: Disaster recovery boosts business continuity | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
A review of disaster recovery capabilities has made multinational recruitment firm Hudson more resilient in its day-to-day business
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:35 AM
By modifying their disaster recovery strategy, Hudson has improved their business continuity. All the back-office IT infrastructure in all their offices in Europa has been consolidated into a london datacentre.
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Case study: Novus Leisure doubles sales after IT upgrade

Case study: Novus Leisure doubles sales after IT upgrade | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Bar chain Novus Leisure has moved its IT infrastructure into the cloud and is benefiting from lower costs and scalable IT as a result, which has helped it increase bookings by 100%.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:38 AM
Novus Leisure has refreshed its customer relationship management system and website, and puts its IT infrastructure into Microsoft's azure cloud. It chose Azure's because of their quick set-up, low costs and scalability.
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How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security | Smart Business

How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security | Smart Business | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
How cloud computing can lower your costs and increase your security - Pervez Delawalla, president, CEO, Net2EZ
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:40 AM
An advantage of cloudcomputing is time, it also offers more versatility and capacity. It can improve your ability to be agile and nimble and there is a minimal of software installed on the computer.
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From Disney to dishwashers: Digital CRM to change customer experience

Digital CRM is being hailed as the new way to approach customer experience, allowing companies to respond better to consumers and improve collection of data.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:47 AM
A lot of companies are using some form of CRM. The y use it to know when their sold product breaks down. If they know it then they can contact the customer before the customer has to contact them.
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Case Study: Sutton & East Surrey Water plugs leaks with Google

Case Study: Sutton & East Surrey Water plugs leaks with Google | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Sutton & East Surrey Water has implemented a job allocation system built on top of Google maps to manage its works maintenance crews
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 4:52 AM
Sutton & East Surrey Water has implemented a job allocation system. It helps to deal with the red tape associated with local authority building planning requirement. It replaces paper-based process.
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Case study: CSR boosts WAN with SilverPeak

Case study: CSR boosts WAN with SilverPeak | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
How WAN optimisation from SilverPeak has helped the international operations of CSR, the private sector winner of Computer Weekly’s European User Awards for Networking
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 7:34 AM
CSR already had a wide area network but they knew it needed work. They decided to try out an alternative and Silverpeak was the best alternative. It has received positive feedback from the customers.
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Case study: Telefonica Ireland uses business intelligence to reduce churn

Case study: Telefonica Ireland uses business intelligence to reduce churn | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
O2 Ireland, part of Telefonica, has been using Teradata’s data warehousing and Cognos BI to stop customers leaving, and entice them with new offers with location-based marketing
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 7:39 AM
By using business intelligence, Telefonica Ireland was able to reduce churn. They want to invest in the customers they can influence and the customers who are really engaging with them.
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Case study: How technology has transformed education in Denmark

Case study: How technology has transformed education in Denmark | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Schools in the municipality of Odder, Denmark, adopted a new digital technology strategy last year. Saksild Nølev School outlines how technology is now used within its school.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:27 AM
Technology has transformed Denmark's education. The infrastructure includes broadband and wireless networks in almost every classroom in addition to interactive whiteboards and an iPad for every student aged six to 16.
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Case Study: US Xpress deploys hybrid big data with Informatica

Case Study: US Xpress deploys hybrid big data with Informatica | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
US Xpress is using a suite of data tools and integration products from Informatica to boost fleet management..
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:30 AM
US Xpress is using several informatics tools including IDQ for data quality; PowerExchange which talks to its AS/400 systems; and CPE for real-time data monitoring. This is a part of a project to put information management at the heart of the company(s IT.
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Case study: How Advania maintains a low PUE in its Icelandic datacentre

Case study: How Advania maintains a low PUE in its Icelandic datacentre | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
The Advania Thor datacentre near Reykjavik uses Iceland's natural energy resources and free air cooling to maintain a low PUE
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:34 AM
Advania has been running and managing the Thor datacentre. The datacentre contains two modular datacentre containers but has room to accommodate four more conatiners.
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Danone uses SAP to reduce carbon footprint

Danone uses SAP to reduce carbon footprint | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Heath food maker Danone has used SAP to reduce its carbon footprint by 22%.
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:37 AM
By using SAP tools and services os Danone able to compare the carbon footprint that it takes to produce different products. The system can be used to measure impact of green initiatives or reduce carbon emissions.
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Barclays streamlines phone banking with voice biometrics

Barclays streamlines phone banking with voice biometrics | ICT-show-cases | Scoop.it
Barclays wealth investment management has been using voice biometrics from Nuance to streamline authentication when clients call
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Camille Locquet's comment, May 23, 2013 9:40 AM
Barclays has developed Nuance FreeSpeech in its call centre, which combined with caller ID, allows a call centre agent to identify customer after just a minute's worth of conversation. It is part of a program to improve the way the bank services customers.