News for Analytics
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Corporate Risk Appetite Is Rising, Say CFOs
Business confidence among chief financial officers (CFOs) has improved for the third consecutive quarter, according to the latest Deloitte CFO Survey, which saw 34% of CFOs say now is a good time to take risk on to their balance sheets, compared to 25% in Q4 2012 and 13% in the final quarter of 2011. The Q1 2013 CFO Survey, which gauges the views of 120 chief financial officers, including those from 26 FTSE 100 and 44 FTSE 250 companies, shows that CFOs’ perceptions of macroeconomic and financial uncertainty have dropped to the lowest level for two and a half years. 23% of CFOs say their business faces a high level of external uncertainty - the lowest level since Q2 2011 (21%).
Thursday, February 14, 2013
IT experts unaware of energy regulation
The existence of the EU 20-20-20 Renewable Energy Directive is widely unknown by IT professionals, with more than 40 percent unaware of the regulation.
Monday, February 11, 2013
University of Portsmouth moves data to new centre in preparation for future IT reliance
Sudlows has been awarded a contract, valued at £2.25 million, to provide a new modular datacentre facility, based on campus.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Outsourcing On The Increase In Large Enterprises
A research study by Horses for Sources and KPMG showed that, despite outsourcing’s vilification in 2012, its prospects for 2013 are still very good. “State of Outsourcing 2013” considered the views of 399 large buy side companies, re: their intentions for 2013. Just 5% are looking to reduce their outsourcing scope: the rest are looking to increase it.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
The public sector should look to the private sector as the leader of bid data
The private sector should inform and lead the public sector rather than the UK government attempting to become the leader of big data.
Monday, October 01, 2012
€75 million Dublin based Google datacentre goes live
Google’s €75 million Dublin datacentre has become operational. The centre is the location for critical services for Google products including; cloud services , Gmail and Google maps.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Business intelligence systems boost HMRC revenues
HMRC have increased tax revenues from the deployment of business intelligence systems, which have allowed the company to catch tax avoidance at greater levels.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Turkish Airlines sign networking deal with Juniper Networks
Turkish Airlines are expecting to create cost savings valued at more than £10.2 million over five years, through a new global networking deal.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Public Accounts Committee criticise Government of dumping of raw data
A report from the Public Accounts Committee has attacked the dumping of raw data into the public sector.