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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The hallmarks of a successful smart city project

Smart city project

Reading Time: 7 minutes In 2021, analysts predicted that the value of the global smart cities market will more than double over the next five years, ballooning from $457 billion to $873.7 billion USD. Significant growth is expected in emerging economies across APAC, and meanwhile, incredible innovations are emerging in more established markets in MENA. The leading-edge smart city […]

How IoT and sustainability work in synergy in the African savannah

IoT and sustainability

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ecosystems are vastly complex and interconnected. The ability to completely monitor and visualise this complexity is far beyond human capabilities; but, with next-generation technologies like edge computing, AI and blockchain, we can combine IoT and sustainability to model the world around us and create effective solutions to bring us back from the brink of climate […]

Why daily dopamine is an Agile Leader’s greatest asset

agile mindset

Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous article, I discussed the importance of the “happiness hormones,” endorphins, in Agile coaching. Driving the adoption of Agile rituals requires discipline and dynamism, and to maintain these states, we need a reward system. Rewards aren’t only results; they’re also the emotional impact of reaching those goals. That’s why, as an Agile Leader, […]