Empowering Government with a Digital Agenda

Like private businesses, governments are driven by information. Consider the amount of information associated with a single citizen: a birth certificate, passport, driver’s license, student loans, social security, health-related services, etc. Now multiply that across an entire population. If information is the new currency, then many government organizations are rich—so rich, in fac... Read More

Data Driven Digest for July 3

It’s a holiday week: Wednesday was Canada Day, and tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States. Fairness dictates that North America not get all of the attention, so the Eurozone is the subject of this week’s Data Driven Digest. We’re sharing interesting data visualizations about global art prices, the Greek economic crisis, and European population trends. Picture ... Read More

Data Science and Mobile Devices: Joined at the Hip

What qualifies as a mobile device? Believe it or not, we had a brief – and surprisingly illuminating – debate at the OpenText Analytics office the other day that started with this question. Let me provide some context: Our team is gearing up to produce technology demonstration projects and other content that connects Big Data analytics to mobile devices. (Both literally and f... Read More

How B2B Automation Helps to Develop Greener Supply Chains

Developing a greener and more sustainable supply chain has been on the agenda of CEOs for many years and in fact just looking back through my archive of blogs that I have written over the years, the first green related blog that I wrote was in 2007. This was at a time when companies were being made to think more carefully about how they design their supply chains to help reduce carbon em... Read More

Accessibility in Telecommunications: Thriving in a Customer-Centric World

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules under Section 255 of the Communications Act require telecommunications equipment manufacturers and service providers to make their products and services accessible to people with disabilities, if such access is readily achievable. While this regulation has been around since 1996, Telco companies and device manufacturers are now starting t... Read More

Expanding the Banking Universe with a Mobile-Only Play

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Mobile phones continue to help break new ground in the world of Banking.  A very interesting example is called Atom Bank, which is in the United Kingdom today, or is it everywhere? Atom Bank was recently awarded a banking license and plans to commence their operations later this year.  They have already raised around 25 million pounds (about $39 million). So why is this so inter... Read More

Data Driven Digest for June 26

The Periodic Table, conceived of nearly 150 years ago, has had a huge impact on the study of chemistry. When it was created, the Table organized the known chemical elements, but its true genius lay in its ability to predict properties of elements not yet discovered. The Periodic Table structure - meaningful rows and columns, sometimes presented with an overlay of color  adding more ... Read More

Enterprise Mobility: Are You an Enabler?

Seventy-three percent of the world’s population uses mobile phones, more than 5.2 billion people around the globe. The majority of millennials say that their smartphone never leaves their side, 24x7. This is just the tip of a mobility movement that promises to intensify in the future. How is this consumer behavior impacting enterprise mobility? Range of Mobility Responses For ... Read More

Top Ways Apple’s Watch Can Transform a Company’s Interaction With Its Supply Chain

If there was one company that has contributed the most towards mobilizing today’s enterprise, from a smart device point of view, I would have to say it is Apple. Interestingly Apple has been able to achieve this with hardly any dollars being spent on enterprise marketing activities, instead, the trend of allowing employees to connect their own devices to corporate resources has allowed... Read More

Top 3 Trends for Strong User Adoption

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One of the greatest pleasures in my job is when I get to meet with customers and hear how they are implementing our solutions to drive business value in their organization.   As we have recently completed our worldwide Innovation Tour, I was privileged to meet with several of our customers in different regions of the world and to be inspired by their stories.  One of the common to... Read More

Achieving Equal Access in Health Care Information

As per a report published by the Equal Rights Center in 2011, blind and visually impaired individuals routinely face barriers in receiving information regarding their health care including documents such as test results, prescriptions, etc., benefits information such as Explanation of Benefits, eligibility and termination information and e-delivered communications such as billing stateme... Read More