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Systematising great employee performance
25 Mar, 2013 11:57 am

Training staff, having them reach their best potential, and working with their growth, are vital elements for Virgin Media. Using a cloud-based system, we can manage employees development and help them get the very most from themselves and their careers.

Framing a complete web and store experience
18 Mar, 2013 12:03 pm

The way that we reach our customers, and the service we provide, has to be consistent across all channels. At Specsavers we take careful steps to make sure web, mobile, social media and in-store are closely aligned.

Banking ahead of the curve
11 Mar, 2013 10:08 am

In the last five years, we have embarked on a £1 billion programme to transform our business. IT is the largest part of this change, and our main focus areas are customer satisfaction and growth.

A Sonic boost in the cloud
4 Mar, 2013 10:04 am

The video games industry has gone through a big reshuffle in the last five years, moving from traditional in-console games to live online multiplayer gaming featuring social networking...

The cloud and high resilience
18 Feb, 2013 12:12 pm

IT is core to the operation of Oxfam. Itís relied upon by our 2,000 staff and 22,000 volunteers in the UK, and equally enables our 3,000 staff abroad to carry out their work - tackling poverty, solving humanitarian crises, campaigning and fundraising...

The CIO in 2013
22 Dec, 2012 03:33 pm

The function of the chief information officer is changing dramatically at Bank of America and beyond. Technology simply cannot be a separate operation from the business; therefore the focus is tight integration...

Powering sports car production
17 Dec, 2012 10:46 pm

At Ferrari, speed and precision are vital in our daily processes, as much as in the cars we produce. We are in the middle of a major overhaul of our enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, targeting a flexible and responsive supply chain, better commercial logistics, and better finance processes.

Mobile holds the key to the high street of the future
6 Dec, 2012 01:30 pm
Mobile holds the key to the high street of the future

At eBay, we've spent the last 20 years saying that online shopping is not the 'killer' of the high street. But there's no question that a fundamental...

A system to operate in any environment
26 Nov, 2012 05:18 pm
A system to operate in any environment

The Gavi Alliance has so far secured over $7.2 billion in funding for immunisation programmes around the world, over its 10 years of existence. We needed a system that would work across...

Optimising digital marketing
20 Nov, 2012 10:11 am

Since we launched as the Premier Inn brand five years ago, we have sought to make the very most of digital channels to reach our customers. Increasingly we are finding that the web, mobile devices and social media play a crucial part in our strategy.