Digitising back-office processes at scale at Isbank

İşbank – Turkey’s first national bank and the largest private bank in Turkey – is nearing the end of a three-year BPM technology implementation programme, put in place as part of a wider operational excellence programme that has worked across the bank’s shared services centre and its branch back-offices. Through this programme the bank has deployed BPM […]

Posted on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by

nooQ: a new way to visualise communication and collaboration content

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, start-up vendor nooQ recently launched a SaaS-based “visual communication platform”, which takes an alternative approach to helping individuals organise, navigate, digest and manage activity streams, news feeds or discussion forum data. At the heart of nooQ’s strategy and technology offering is an information visualisation application that is designed to help individuals […]

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 by

Nukissiorfiit builds its case for ECM with Alfresco

Nukissiorfiit is the national incumbent energy company in Greenland. Starting out in 1949 as the first public power utility in its four largest towns, the company is now the only one that covers the whole country. With Greenland’s 60,000 inhabitants spread across an area six times the size of Germany, Nukissiorfiit’s content and rights are […]

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 by

Intralinks consolidates its secure content collaboration platform

Headquartered in New York City, Intralinks – which offers a range of general-purpose and industry-specific applications for secure content management, collaboration, and workflow based upon a common cloud-based platform – employs 810 people across 20 locations worldwide. It now has over 3.1m paid users across more than 90,000 organisations; Intralinks products are used by 99% […]

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2015 by

What ‘doing digital’ really means, in one simple map

In my earlier post (Making sense of Digital: is “look at Uber and Airbnb” the best we can do?) I highlighted how we might be in danger of obsessing over what companies like Uber and Airbnb do, and how they’re disrupting existing industries; and thereby missing a bigger picture. Uber and Airbnb are of course […]

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2015 by

Jive makes headway towards profitability with Q3 results

Earlier this week, social collaboration vendor Jive Software announced its Q3 2015 results, highlighting revenues that were up around 7% over 2014 at a smidge under $50m, combined with year-to-date figures of $145.6m, up 11% on the same period last year. For the full year 2015, the company is projecting total revenues in the range$195.1-$196.1m, […]

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2015 by

Oracle Digital: almost invisible, but really, really important

As I walked through Moscone North at 5.30pm on Wednesday, the vast majority of Oracle OpenWorld attendees had already left – in a rush to get to the Customer Appreciation Event on Treasure Island. It was so quiet that a security guard challenged me – asking who I was meeting, and where – before he would […]

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 by

The Oracle Co-ordination Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld this week, nobody can escape one simple thing: Oracle has taken its commitment to cloud platforms and services to a whole new level. This is a drum that’s being beaten loud and repetitively in every keynote session. At MWD Advisors our interest is principally in the ‘digital evolution of work’, and so […]

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2015 by

Making sense of Digital: is “look at Uber and Airbnb” the best we can do?

“Companies like Uber and Airbnb are disrupting industries, while owning no assets. They take advantage of digital technologies and platforms to build relationships with customers quickly and at low cost. They’ve grown in value so quickly that in just a handful of years they now (in market terms) rival established corporations that have taken decades […]

Posted on Monday, October 26, 2015 by

Getting Notes down on Paper with Box and Dropbox

So you’ve got a cloud-based file storage / collaboration business? Well then, what you need to offer alongside is a real-time collaborative document editing tool based on open source Etherpad technology. Or so both Box and Dropbox are betting. Just be careful not to over-promise if people start asking if it’s designed to compete with more […]

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2015 by