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  Platform in Action

Why Retailers Need High-Productivity Development Environments to Speed Innovation

The retail sector was hit hard by the recession. High-profile struggles of longstanding fixtures such as Blockbuster shook the industry as many retailers worked to stay afloat.

The retail industry tends to be the bellwether for the economy as it highlights consumer confidence and today there are signs of cautious optimism. (more…)

  Perspectives

Under Investment in Banks is Causing Major IT Headaches

A number of recent articles put the spotlight on the latest computer glitches that resulted in down time on Cyber Monday. One can reasonably conclude that banks could stand to invest more in their IT systems to increase their ability to deliver good customer service and further protect customer data from attacks. In fact, RBS’s new chief executive Ross McEwan admitted to the press that the state-run bank had under invested in IT for decades. (more…)

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  Dev Zone

Innovation Nation

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.

From the laptop to the laws of gravity, British ingenuity has shaped our world and we have a strong history of championing new ideas, innovations and inventions.

Britain’s capacity to excel in research and development has continued to be at the heart of our economic growth and today we are still one of the world’s leading innovators.

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  Perspectives

Innovating in a Digital World

As we slowly climb out of recession, businesses are starting to jostle for position in order to get one step ahead of the competition in the upturn. As a result, many organisations are now striving for ‘digital innovation’ to help take their organisations forward.

In fact a report by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research found that there are at least 270,000 digital companies in Britain and revenue reported by digital companies is growing 25% faster than that reported by non-digital companies.

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