Fintech Report: Financial Services Sector Growth

Fintech Report: Financial Services Sector Growth

Financial Services Sector Fintech, a term typically describing the small financial start-ups competing with established financial institutions, is increasingly playing a role in our business and private lives, making use of analytics, mobile platforms, digital technology and more. With increased consumer expectations and heightened security concerns, interest in the fintech sector is at an all-time high. Fintech vs. Traditional Banking Though there’s much hype around financial technology firms, and they’re certainly shaking up the financial…

Technology Influencer in Chief: 5 Steps to Success for Today’s CMOs

Technology Influencer in Chief: 5 Steps to Success for Today’s CMOs

Success for Today’s CMOs Being a CMO is an exhilarating experience – it’s a lot like running a triathlon and then following it with a base jump. Not only do you play an active role in building a company and brand, but the decisions you make have direct impact on the company’s business outcomes for years to follow. The role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) has evolved significantly in the past several years. Previously, the…

Transparency in the Cloud and the Lack Thereof

Transparency in the Cloud and the Lack Thereof

Cloud Transparency The enterprise cloud is changing the way we do things from our day jobs, to social media, entertainment, and everyday interactions. While many of today’s enterprises are leading the way to complete digital transformation, one concern they often have is the lack of transparency of cloud computing. It’s a fact that many cloud service providers do not offer customers visibility into their operating environments. Customers have no idea where their data resides physically or…

How Wearable Devices Are Making A Healthy Society Around Us

How Wearable Devices Are Making A Healthy Society Around Us

Wearable Devices Having smartphones to smarter the way we communicate or stay connected is an old fable. Technology has evolved itself impeccably and over its boulevard, it has created footprints on the health industry in form of wearable devices. A few decades back, wearable technology started to mold not only itself but the way humans used to live. How and when it started? For the former question, ‘necessity is the mother of invention’, I believe…

What Is the Future of Data Warehousing?

What Is the Future of Data Warehousing?

Data Warehousing There is no denying it – we live in The Age of the Customer. Consumers all over the world are now digitally empowered, and they have the means to decide which businesses will succeed and grow, and which ones will fail. As a result, most savvy businesses now understand that they must be customer-obsessed to succeed. They must have up-to-the-second data and analytical information so that they can give their customers what they…

Data Management and the Internet of Things

Data Management and the Internet of Things

Data Management The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken software development to new levels and with the many points of contact it provides creates a myriad of opportunities and, of course, challenges. The number of developers working on IoT applications are consistently increasing as businesses across industries recognize the value of such apps and search for new ways to keep ahead of their competitors. In the past, SAP SQL Anywhere has operated as an embeddable…

Will Chatbots Finally Make Mobile Payments Popular?

Will Chatbots Finally Make Mobile Payments Popular?

The Future of Chatbots We’ve profiled several digital wallet platforms that aim to change how we make payments. Apple, Samsung, and Google all have mobile wallet apps hoping to convince users to use their smartphones instead of credit/debit cards and bank accounts to send money and pay for purchases. By 2020, analysts project 56 percent of the consumer population to use mobile payments. However, digital wallet adoption is still low. Avivah Litan, an Analyst at…

Waiting for IT? Rise Up Citizen Coders! Cloud Now Eliminates the Need for Developers

Waiting for IT? Rise Up Citizen Coders! Cloud Now Eliminates the Need for Developers

SaaS Application Development All we seem to hear about is the shortage of developers, people who can code. Times are changing in response to this need. Ever hear of “Low Code” or “No Code”? Now you can modify and connect your applications, as needed without developers. Cloud makes this possible. Can you use Excel? Know somebody on your team who can? You or they don’t need to be spreadsheet jockeys but just have a basic…