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Turn Big Data into True Business Benefit

Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data – so much that 90% of data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. When data sets get so big that they cannot be analysed by traditional data processing application tools, we have ‘Big Data’. Today, Big Data are woven into every sector, used to creating transparency, enabling experimentation, improving innovating, supporting decisions, increasing segmenting, etc. However, although organisations may hold an enormous amou

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Transform Your Customer Experience with Augmented Reality

Augmented reality, or AR, has the ability to overlay the physical world with digital information, and have the two interact in real time. Pokémon Go is a famous recent example, but AR is more than a game. If used well, AR may have the capacity to deliver far-reaching strategic, service improvement and cost saving benefits. Whether in the private or public sector, AR is providing new opportunities for businesses and organisations to engage with customers, present and promote products and services

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Balance the Human-Computer Partnership to Enhance Creativity

Computers are great at processing, storing and letting you search through huge amounts of information, but not so great (yet, anyway) at empathy, emotion, and being creative without human assistance. Digital tools offer the potential to exploit a range of different media or share information with people who can’t physically join a brainstorming session, but do these advantages out-weigh the potential downsides, including the time needed to learn new tools and their operational requirements.

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Build Resilience: Be crisis prepared, not crisis prone

A recession, a supply-chain disruption, a technology break-down, an industrial accident. These are all examples of crises that may have negative implications for organisations. Crises have been defined as low probability events that have severe consequences, generating ambiguity and decision-making time pressures for businesses. For this reason, the response of an entrepreneur or management team to a crisis can mean the difference between business survival or failure.

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