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Companies often prioritise investment in customer-facing systems over infrastructure projects, but it’s important to realise that both are critical to success, says Shailendra Kumar, Vice President and Chief Evangelist at SAP, “As the new customer-facing systems usually have a direct impact on customer experience, management finds it easy to approve

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Australia is facing a skill gap within the analytics sector according to some of the country’s leading practitioners. But emerging technology can help to offset the gap by also improving traditional reporting. “There is a skill gap. A lot of data scientists are not data scientists,” said SAP VP and

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Analytics are going through a renaissance of sorts, businesses are able to use analytics in ways they could not before due to new technologies. Timo Elliott, SAP VP and global innovation evangelist notes three key analytics trends for 2019. Firstly, analytic companies are able to create scenarios businesses have been

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Advanced analytics has the potential to uncover otherwise unseen insights and outcomes. But more often than not organisations are using the tools to reinforce what they already know, according to SAP VP and chief analytics evangelist, Shailendra Kumar. Kumar, who spoke to Which-50 following an industry roundtable in Sydney, says the

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Organisations that want to be truly data-driven need to change their approach depending on the scenario, as not all data projects are equal in the eyes of company leaders. A recent SAP report, Challenges for Analytics as Data-Driven Enterprises Chase Scale, explains how it is easier to get approval for customer-facing projects rather

In the world’s first truly digital sport, esports, analytics is emerging as a key competitive advantage, and the technology industry is taking note — and writing cheques. Last year, SAP signed a three-year sponsorship deal with one of the world’s biggest esports teams — US-based Team Liquid — and the

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Machine learning algorithms are “psychopaths” without regard for human consequences, according to Timo Elliott, SAP VP and global innovation evangelist, who cautions organisations should be piloting ML programs in areas with less potential human consequences. “[Machine learning] can do some amazingly good things but it requires human judgement,” Elliott told

At Adobe Summit, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed additional details about the Open Data Initiative (ODI). As originally announced last September, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have embarked on a new approach to business data that will help companies transform their customer experiences through real-time insights

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Emerging technology like AI and machine learning, despite its hype, often faces tough questions on its ability to produce business outcomes. However, three clear areas have already emerged for translating new technology into measurable results, according to Timo Elliott, SAP VP and global innovation evangelist. Following his presentation at the

Coles has selected three SAP products to help transform its digital operations across procurement, human resources (HR) and its business processes. The supermarket giant is implementing intelligent enterprise resource planning (ERP) with SAP S/4HANA, along with SAP Ariba for procurement and SAP SuccessFactors streamline and automate its HR operations. Sign