Vodafone Idea taps IBM for big data management

Vodafone Idea selected IBM Services to manage its big data platform, seeking to streamline its analytics capabilities and reduce costs by using open source technologies.

In an expansion of an existing partnership, IBM explained it is leading the implementation, system integration and management of the platform on an open source Hadoop framework, to enable Vodafone Idea to more effectively optimise and analyse data points from more than 200 systems across the company.

IBM said the deal builds on its work to advance the Indian operator’s hybrid cloud transformation using open technologies.

Vishant Vora, Vodafone Idea’s CTO, said: “The open source approach has helped us in modernising infrastructure and network experience, helping our people and partners in quicker business decision making. The power of data will help transform our cloud and AI journey in the future.”

IBM India and South Asia MD Sandip Patel added the “data platform is helping Vodafone

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Informatica Announces Advanced Capabilities in Enterprise Cloud Data Management to Help Businesses Swiftly Transform in the Cloud

The Fall 2020 Launch Delivers New Enhancements for Superior Cloud-Native Serverless Computing Power, AI-Powered Intelligence and Business Resiliency in a Pandemic

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced new advanced capabilities designed to help customers rapidly become cloud-first, cloud-native in this global pandemic. IDC predicts continued double-digit growth in infrastructure digital transformation in 2020 during the pandemic as companies increasingly invest in the cloud to accelerate their digital transformation efforts*. Informatica has been at the forefront of enterprise cloud data management, continuously innovating to help its customers succeed in the Cloud-AI era.

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Today’s virtual fall launch event is yet another milestone in Informatica’s innovation helping enterprises with AI-powered serverless data management, business continuity, application management and a 360-degree view of the business leveraging multi-domain Master Data Management. The Fall enhancements also include an intelligent data

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Picton Mahoney Asset Management Welcomes Industry Leader Michael Lynds as Managing Director, Head of Retail Business

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Picton Mahoney Asset Management (“Picton Mahoney”), an alternative investment fund manager of the Picton Mahoney Fortified Alternative Fund family, the largest offering1 of liquid alternative funds in Canada, is thrilled to announce that Michael Lynds has joined the company as the Managing Director, Head of Retail Business.

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A respected industry veteran of nearly 25 years in the financial services and fintech sectors, Lynds’ experience is multifaceted and global. He comes to Picton Mahoney after having worked with international wealth management and technology firms of all sizes, most recently as Vice President of Global Wealth, Intellectual Property and Consulting at CGI. There, he managed a team spanning North America and Europe with

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Riversand Partners with Digital Data Consultancy to Offer Cloud-native Data Management Software in the UK

Riversand, a leading cloud-native SaaS Master Data Management (MDM) and Product Information Management (PIM) solution provider, announced today its partnership with Digital Data Consultancy Limited (DDC), a provider of digital consulting services in the UK operating across retail and consumer goods, banking and finance, healthcare and manufacturing.

The partnership enables Digital Data Consultancy to offer consulting and system integration services with Riversand’s transformational MDM technology platform. Riversand’s customers will benefit from an integrated consulting and implementation experience.

“Collaborating with Riversand offers forward-thinking companies an infinitely scalable cloud-native, muliti-domain platform for their product and master data needs,” said Saikat Ghosh, principal consultant at Digital Data Consultancy. “By combining Riversand’s ability to leverage data and provide better experiences with DDC’s implementation and operational depth, customers will get measurable value in their MDM and PIM investments.”

As companies transform their digital strategy to deliver a holistic customer experience, their foundation for success with

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Global Production Information Management Market 2021 Business Strategies, Product Sales and Growth Rate, Assessment to 2030

Pune, Maharashtra, India, October 9 2020 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd :Market.us delivers granular analysis of Production Information Management Market COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis 2021 | Business Prospect and Forecast 2030, which includes global industry analysis, key market trends, vendor classification with their market positioning, sales, revenue and market share with the product type and by applications. Likewise, The development ratio which is expected in perspective of the rational analysis provides thorough information concerning contributions by way of top key vendors, demand, and deliver complete evaluation as well as market proportion boom of the Production Information Management industry.

Production Information Management Market: An Structure Overview

Production Information Management Market play a vital role in market research industry. This intelligence report along with (2021-2030) Forecast of Production Information Management market study exhibits a pattern of interpreting previous data sources gathered from the most reliable sources and sets a precedented growth

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SUCCESS INSIDER: Management consulting, Daymond John, side hustles

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Dan Shapero is LinkedIn’s VP of global sales.

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After a candid conversation with the CEO, Dan Shapero at LinkedIn developed a plan to change jobs within the organization. Here’s the three-pronged strategy the executive recommends for anyone feeling stuck or restless in their career.

How a 25-year-old entrepreneur bootstrapped her free newsletter into a 500,000-subscriber business that made $1.1 million in one month

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The 25-year-old founder of Newsette, Daniella Pierson, started the newsletter as a sophomore in college.

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Daniella Pierson started Newsette as a sophomore in college, sending out her first Mailchimp newsletter to 11 subscribers. Six years later, the 25-year-old has grown her free newsletter into a 500,000-subscriber business that made $1.1 million last month.

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Meet Katherine Power, the serial entrepreneur who’s running 3 companies with more than $60 million in total funding, including one with Cameron Diaz

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Maryland Risk Management Consultants Discuss Cyber Risk Assessments – Press Release

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Hartman Executive Advisors, a Maryland risk management consultant company, recently released a blog discussing the importance of performing cyber risk assessments.

Timonium, Maryland – October 10, 2020 – Hartman Executive Advisors, a Maryland risk management consultant company, recently discussed the importance of performing risk assessments. Hartman Executive Advisors is an independent operated technology firm working with businesses to align their IT solutions with business goals. By aligning these solutions and goals, Hartman sets up a path to advance and transform organizations.

Cyber risk assessments are a great tool to utilize in business. They have the ability to identify risks that the company is currently facing as well as potential risks in the future. Once blindspots have been identified from these assessments, businesses can put IT infrastructure in place in order to prevent them. By implementing this practice, businesses are taking steps toward

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Project management certification courses: Learn PMP, Six Sigma, Minitab skills

Become an in-demand project manager by learning valuable data analytics and leadership skills in these training courses.

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More and more people are turning toward careers in project management thanks to the high pay, exciting work environments, and opportunities for advancement. But growing demand means that competition for the best positions at the best companies can be fierce, which is why you need to have the right skills and certifications on your resume if you want to get noticed by top recruiters.

The 12 courses in the Ultimate PMP, Six Sigma & Minitab Certification Bundle is your one-stop resource for learning how to become an in-demand project manager, and it’s available right now for over 95% off at just $49.99.

Led by the top-rated instructors at the Advanced Innovation Group Pro Excellence (AIGPE), this extensive training bundle will help you ace the exams for several renowned PMP, Six Sigma,

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Intuit (INTU) Launches Business Management Platform QuickBooks Commerce

  • Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) has launched QuickBooks Commerce — which is a business management platform to help small businesses attract and sell to new customers across multiple channels and grow their business

This week, Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) launched QuickBooks Commerce — which is a business management platform to help small businesses attract and sell to new customers across multiple channels and grow their business. QuickBooks Commerce serves as a central hub that small businesses have been looking for where they can access multiple sales channels, integrate existing ones, manage orders and fulfillment, sync inventory across online and offline channels, avoid stockouts, and get profitability insights.

QuickBooks Commerce comes at a time when small businesses need it most. And for product-based business (PBBs) to thrive, they must support how their customers want to shop whether in-store, online, or across multiple digital marketplaces all in real-time. And for most small businesses,

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MEGA accelerates business transformation with HOPEX IT Business Management

MEGA International, a global software firm providing enterprise architecture solutions, is releasing HOPEX IT Business Management, a new strategic planning solution to ensure IT projects are aligned with strategic business.

The solution helps accelerate business transformation by planning and aligning IT assets to key strategic business objectives, according to the vendor.

“HOPEX IT Business Management allows IT departments to manage both the day-to-day technology and proactively plan for future investments, ensuring the IT roadmap keeps pace with changing business objectives,” said Lucio de Risi, founder and CEO of MEGA.

 HOPEX IT Business Management creates a synergistic environment to support all stakeholders involved in digital business transformation by providing actionable insights for all business and IT stakeholders.

The solution demonstrates the immediate business value of IT projects for accelerated decision-making and faster time-to-value.

This new solution provides business architecture capability, application portfolio management, technology risk management, and a data glossary all

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