How a big data architect transformed a retailer’s resource management

big data architect retail

Reading Time: 6 minutes If we think of the future of retail, what springs to mind? It could be same-day drone delivery, virtual changing rooms, or wholly unique, fully personalised products. Such services might be just on the horizon, but the architecture that could support them is already here – big data. In order to piece together what they […]

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Open talent, or an open-source approach to HR strategy

open talent

Reading Time: 6 minutes According to a Gallup Survey, a breathtaking 94% of workers want to go remote. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a door opened for a new way of operating. Workers got a chance to explore alternative options and re-design their working lives. Like open-source software, workplace relations were opened to inspection with the possibility to be improved […]

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Smarter connections: Why fibre will be essential to the new era of smart homes

smart home fibre

Reading Time: 7 minutes Once a concept exclusive to the realm of science fiction, the smart home is now a reality for many. It’s on course to become a mainstream feature of contemporary life, but as consumers optimise their households with a growing number of interconnected devices, the demands placed on home connectivity are set to increase dramatically. This […]

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How can telecom tackle the ageing workforce?

ageing workforce

Reading Time: 5 minutes At this year’s TM Forum’s Digital Transformation World event in Copenhagen, Keri Gilder, CEO of Colt Technology Services, made a sobering observation. Casting her eyes around the auditorium at the Bella Centre, she said, “Just look around – we’re facing a retirement cliff in our industry…the great resignation is upon us.” Undoubtedly, the ageing workforce […]

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A go-to-market strategy case study from the financial sector

financial management consultant

Reading Time: 6 minutes A go-to-market strategy requires finesse and deep knowledge. This is especially the case if a business is trying to revamp it in a market where it operates. When Outviser Christian Koschmieder was brought in by British invoice factoring firm Bibby, present in the German market, this is exactly what they needed: experience, knowledge, and deft […]

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All you need to know about hiring an IT Project Manager

hiring an IT project manager

Reading Time: 8 minutes An IT Project Manager is more about who they are than what they do. Almost 90% of their time is spent communicating. This means that they have to offer a seamless blend of business acumen, technological know-how and people skills. It’s a unique personality type, which can make hiring an IT Project Manager a tricky […]

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From insights to monetization: Choosing the right data storage model

Data storage

Reading Time: 6 minutes Estimates suggest that by 2025, there will be more than 150 zettabytes – that’s 150 trillion gigabytes – of unanalysed data. Much of this data will be unstructured, compelling almost every business to formulate a big data strategy. This will require them to radically rethink data storage and analysis.  “Big data” has become a somewhat […]

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The rise of the high-value freelancer in the new work order

New work order

Reading Time: 7 minutes The rapid evolution of digital technologies in an era of global crises has transformed the fabric of the working world. Conventional wisdom has been on its head and workers are shunning traditional career paths in favour of a new work order: the rise of the high-value freelancer.  Professionals are increasingly prioritising project attractiveness, flexibility and […]

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Find out how this PMO Manager steered 5G rollout

PMO manager

Reading Time: 6 minutes In over 25 years of consulting, acting as PMO Manager for an Outvise client in Saudi Arabia was one of the most exciting and challenging projects I have done. It was perhaps one of the most ambitious 5G launches in the world, representing a major step change for telecoms in the region. It goes without […]

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Why profitability is the catch-22 of fintech consulting

Fintech Consultant

Reading Time: 5 minutes According to a study by deVere Group, the European fintech market has grown by 72% since the pandemic. Since last year, 19 European fintech have become unicorns, which means big institutions and new entrants alike are jostling to get a slice of the pie. As a result, fintech consulting has exploded and freelance finance analysts […]

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