Reverse auctions are a key tool that sourcing organizations can use to bring about huge success if executed along with a well-defined sourcing process. Careful thought and planning must precede an auction event in order to achieve double-digit price compression.
In this week's Computer Weekly, we find out how data scientists at online grocer Ocado are using machine learning technology to deliver better customer service. Manufacturing giant GE is making a play to become a top 10 software supplier. And we examine the future of server operating systems as workloads move to the cloud. Read the issue now.
In this week's Computer Weekly, a shortage of semiconductors is affecting industries beyond just IT – we examine the implications. We talk to the CIO of pharmacy chain Boots about how tech helped in being an essential retailer during lockdown. And we look at the prospects for young people entering the IT sector post-pandemic. Read the issue now.
Apple Pay introduces EMV cryptographic strength to remote payments for in-app payments on the iPhone and interconnected Apple devices. It has the potential to reduce card-not-present (CNP) fraud.
Automating business processes can save time and money. In this 15-page buyer's guide, Computer Weekly looks at how BPA can expand into new areas, the opportunities artificial intelligence has to offer and why it's so important to assess what's working optimally.
The pandemic caused many businesses to reassess their approach to customer experience. Customers were changing their behaviour, their channels, their brands and suppliers and organisations had to adapt. Download this exclusive e-guide and read more about the transformative impact of the pandemic on customer service and experience.
Drools, a business rules management system (BRMS) created by members of the JBoss developer community, offers the innovation you need for early stage projects or proof-of-concepts. But when it comes to mission-critical applications, don't you want the assurance of SLA-based support, patches, and updates?
IT leaders are used to doing more with less, but the pandemic has forced many organisations to reassess whether the way processes have always been run, is optimal. With people having to work from home, many organisations have needed to automate previous manual tasks, in order to remain operational.
This expert e-guide highlights new emerging monitoring strategies that tie together cloud provisioning and service and application delivery. Discover how creating a clearer view of application performance can help you improve business processes, and explore the various tools that are part of modern networking strategies.