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Public transit operators need to start implementing operations transparency in order to maximise customer satisfaction and on-time performance
Everyone knows just how challenging the public transportation industry is proving for operators. Few industries face the same confluence of challenges that is cooking up a perfect storm - increasing congestion; capacity and budget constraints; aging infrastructure and workers; and...
October 13, 2011 3:20 PM Read Full Post
Adopting a new philosophy to approach new problems
One of the key trends in today’s IT world is consumerisation. Consumer IT device usage and consumer behaviour on the web is creating new kinds of demands and new kind of services to fill those demands. We’ve seen massive changes...
October 5, 2011 3:25 PM Read Full Post
Filter the sea of information
An organisation is only as good as the decisions its leaders make. And those decisions increasingly need to be based on soaring volumes of data in data centres as well as emails, tweets, blogs, video clips and more. What’s a...
September 13, 2011 4:33 PM Read Full Post
Cloud services need to be built as “open” from day one
The vacation season is hitting continental Europe right now. Some of us in the more Nordic parts of Europe have already spent our vacation for this year and are back in business. Wondering what I’ve missed in the past weeks...
August 17, 2011 9:53 AM Read Full Post
You have been warned
Not having a strong IT governance framework for making technology-based decisions can be as precarious as riding a bicycle downhill without any brakes. With the proliferation of cloud computing, the incline has the potential to grow steeper, with the...
July 23, 2011 1:41 AM Read Full Post
A standards-based framework is only the start
We know the volume and diversity of attacks on corporate and government networks, smartphones and applications is on the rise - SPAM, phishing scams, mobile devices, advanced persistent threats . Yet, a large number of companies still do not have...
July 15, 2011 12:45 AM Read Full Post
Can you create a space for an internal community?
Communities are one of the key driving forces behind the success of the open source business model. Without the organisations and individuals that participate, of their own free will, investing time and money, there would be no open source —or...
June 16, 2011 10:22 AM Read Full Post
Suppliers getting savvy about legal requirements
At Accenture we are refreshing our Cloud Security & Data Privacy point of view. It’s been 2 years since we advocated ‘more caution,’ ‘less action’ in public cloud computing. Today, we are more optimistic and more realistic about the road...
May 24, 2011 9:42 PM Read Full Post
Put the users and developers back at the centre
How does your organisation manage open source governance? Do you have a standard policy in place? Do you revisit it frequently? And, do you involve your developers in the development of your governance policy? In the research study Accenture completed...
May 6, 2011 12:23 AM Read Full Post
Analytics, technology and proactive transport management
As I listened to presentations by leading transportation organisations from around the world, the majority of transport authorities seem to be driving to a common mission - increasing the market share of public transport in their region. The more progressive...
April 13, 2011 4:59 PM Read Full Post