Adapting the online customer experience to automotive retail sales Consumer buying habits have radically changed over the past decade, and we have Amazon, Google and others to thank forÂ it. Online shopping is convenient, and cost effective. We can get what we want, when we want it, and have it delivered to our door. But how Read More..
CIOs in German-speaking countries put a high priority on improving dataÂ networking and the development of data analysis. According to a new study, they also prioritize new products and services and the expansion of cloud capacity. The “IT Trends 2017” survey conducted by consultants Capgemini last September and October in Germany, Switzerland and Austria found that Read More..
Rainer Mehl, previously head of manufacturing at consultants NTT Data, has joined Capgemini as senior vice president and head of digital operations for Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The 52-year-old, who is based in Munich, joins Capgemini’s German country board and will focus on advising customers in the automotive industry. Mehl has wide-ranging experience advising customers Read More..
IT managers will aim to boost efficiency, cut costs and offer stable services, according to a recent survey. Innovation and the support of other corporate business requirements will come second, according to the report. Consultants Capgemini interviewed 168 corporate IT decision makers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in September and October, 2012. They found that Read More..
Many companies fail to adequately test mobile applications, according to a survey on enterprise application quality. The World Quality Report, which is compiled each year by consultants Capgemini, software test specialist Sogeti and IT group HP, found that only 31 pc of 1,550 CFOs, CIOs, IT directors and quality assurance (QA) directors polled conduct tests Read More..
Making better use of big data provides huge potential for productivity improvement, according to a global survey of senior corporate executives. The poll, carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit on behalf of consultants Capgemini, found that big data is becoming increasingly important for companies’ planning and decision making. Companies that have used Big Data Read More..
Business-IT alignment is the top priority for German CIOs when it comes to securing the future of their companies, according to a survey conducted by CapGemini. The consultants, who interviewed IT managers at 156 major German corporations, also found that high on IT managers’ agendas was the integration of standard, off-the-shelf software with individual applications, Read More..
A Capgemini study identified a pressing need to retire applications that have outlived their usefulness. “We have found that today’s application landscape is often more an obstacle to successful business and IT alignment than a testament to it,” the study concluded. Capgemini surveyed 100 CIOs and IT managers across Europe and the US for its Read More..
Capgemini unveiled a new global service line that will combine its various Business Process Management (BPM) activities. The consultant and provider of outsourcing services said the move will help it grow in a key business area where it strives to be one of the top three players. Capgemini will extend its existing expertise and assets Read More..
IT experts at Swedish automotive supplier Autoliv are converting 40 European plants to a new, common ERP infrastructure. Top priority for the new system is to make sure that there is an uninterrupted flow of materials to all machinery, says Soenke Gebhardt, IT expert at Autolivâ€™s German factory in Elmshorn near Hamburg. Equally important is Read More..