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The ROI in BI Tools 

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Great Western Bank sought to become even more stable after the global financial crisis, and one of its primary goals was to become BASEL II compliant, being able to put aside enough capital to offset its risk profile. Read more

Life after free wifi 

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64% of hotels now offer free wireless Internet (WIFI) to guests, which has become one of the, if not the, most sought after amenity for hotel guests worldwide, whether traveling for business or leisure. Whilst this is great for travelers, it is a challenge for hoteliers. Read more

Microsoft, Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software and ATK Aerospace To Share Mobility Progress at the JT Open International Conference 

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At the 2014 JT Open International Conference in Tokyo, Japan, I will have the pleasure of reporting the progress made by Siemens PLM and Microsoft to enable JT (ISO 14306:2012) for mobility business processes. To help bring this progress to life, I will have the privilege of sharing ATK Aerospace experience with Surface Pro and Read more

A universe of opportunities 

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Speak provides its readers with a quarterly digest of features, commentary and case studies focusing on the role of Microsoft technology in the retail, hospitality and consumer industries. Read more

Transforming the Hotel Intranet 

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According to Accor’s Marc Champsaur, the world is changing very quickly – and so is the hospitality industry. To keep up, he says, the hotel group needs to be more agile, and enable its employees to be the same. Mobility is a cornerstone in transforming the business, and one priority is to easily allow employees Read more

A new way of working 

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Dixons Retail is one of Europe’s largest specialist electrical retailing and services companies. Its brands include Currys and PC World in the UK and Ireland, as well as many others across Europe. Read more

NYC Office of Emergency Management 

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The CityNext Team recently caught up with James McConnell, the Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Data at the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM), to ask a few questions about the agency’s new big data solution. Here’s what he had to say. Read more

Digital policing evolves in a new era of cyber crime 

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The threat picture for law enforcement is changing rapidly – and in a borderless, constantly evolving society, new trends require new solutions to ensure the protection of citizens. At the first ever World Innovation Conference on The Future of Law Enforcement Information Management (WICLEIM 2014) , held last week in Amsterdam, global leaders gathered for Read more