Data-driven companies are outperforming their peers financially,
according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
The study found that companies are more than three times as
Limited adoption of advanced technologies is constraining the
ability of companies to understand and mitigate risk in the supply
chain, a report by Deloitte claims.
The advisory firm's study...
Companies are four times more likely to be top performers if
there is strong collaboration between C-level executives and the
chief innovation officer (CIO), a survey by PwC has found.
Many publishing clients I meet have outgrown
their existing systems, typically because they are designed for
single company organisations. Over the last few years many
publishers are growing b...
Dramatic changes to VAT rules could add a significant burden to
business if European Union proposals go ahead. The EU is currently
in consultation on the initiative which would mean any export ...
Half of firms have implemented, or are planning to implement,
new technologies which provide better automation and transparency
in the supply chain, according to PwC.
The advisory firm said ...
Recently I was invited for lunch at the House of Commons to help
launch BASDA's Interoperability Charter. This was the day
before Maggie's funeral so, as you might imagine, we were al...
Warehouse management systems are key to inventory management and
overall visibility, according to Bill McBeath, chief research
officer at ChainLink Research.
In a report, published by the su...
I've lost count of the number of publishers that have told me
that they do not have an accurate handle of their title
profitability. Often organisations do not have a centralised system
Following our acquisition of award-winning SaaS-based staff
planner and team management solution TeamSeer, founder and managing
director talks about Why they've joined us. Read the blog in full...
How can growing organisations embrace social media as a
channel for the employee voice? Stuart Allsopp, Access CTO,
explains how utilising enterprise group messaging has fuelled a
culture of o...
You have to realise that most employees nowadays have more IT
power in their hands, through the use of iPhones, iPads and other
mobile and tablet devices. It's now time to take advantage of thi...
Reading the latest CIPD research on
current landscape of social media and employee voice some
trends and patterns are becoming evident in today's Human Capital
Management (HCM) area. The...
Companies are adopting
new technologies to keep up with rising customer service
expectation, according to Ventana Research
The benchmarking firm said customer engagement was now moving
The majority of
multinational manufacturers are demanding increased visibility in
their supply chain as they aim to organise logistics globally,
according to Gartner.
The market insight fir...
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In the last quarter of 2012 we commissioned a survey of UK
manufacturers to find out their views for 2013. Despite some
downbeat official data and a gloomy out...
For years, you've
managed with your stock control system - and it's worked just fine,
thanks very much. But lately the cracks have started to show: the
vendor's expensive, integrations are cos...
Almost a third of
chief executives believe real time global tracking and tracing is a
'critical and immediate need' in their supply chain logistics,
according to PwC.
The international advi...
Demand for improved business productivity is fuelling major
growth in the global enterprise software market, according to
The market intelligence firm claims the on-premise enterp...
Hot on the heels of
yesterday's acquisition, Access CTO Stuart Allsopp tells us what
makes Sazneo an essential tool for business, its key benefits - and
why he'll be saying goodbye to "reply a...
Expenses IS that easy to use, as Anton Krause, Database Manager
from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, confirms:
"Last month, I attended an Access user event at Sadler's Wells
Nudging, collaboration, persistent messaging - just a few of
the social elements that'll soon be incorporated into the Access
As news of its latest acquisition goes public, Access...
Senior supply chain leaders will need to
work closer with chief innovation officers as the role of
technology grows across global networks in 2013, according to
The technology analyst ...
I read a number of articles in the guardian and heard some
interesting debate on the radio this week regarding the recent hoo
haa of horse meat, halal containment and uncooked chicken. It's
With an increase in
orders in December, a lot of January can often be taken up sorting
out the consequences of the picking errors, i.e. mispicks.
Mispicks can have three major consequences ...