SAP Evolves for Next-Gen Enterprises

The world seems like it’s headed back to normal operations, but still, everything has changed. That was the vibe as customers of enterprise software giant SAP returned to an in-person event format for the company’s annual Sapphire conference in Orlando, Florida this month (although a virtual option was also still available). Indeed, the world, industry, … Read more

Fintech, Cloud, and Bringing Machine Learning to the Edge

A few disruptive players in the financial services scene came out to a gathering held last Thursday at Google’s offices in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. It was all part of an event organized by C2C Global, a community of Google Cloud users, to bring together business leaders and experts to discuss not … Read more

How CINC Cut Down Churn on Its Apps for Real Estate Agents

Real estate lead generation platform CINC made use of FullStory to reduce churn and boost conversions through its mobile app. CINC, part of Fidelity National Financial, offers real estate professionals apps to connect with clients. The company looked at FullStory’s digital experience intelligence as part of an ongoing effort to track issues more efficiency, says … Read more

Time to Rethink How We Make the Products of the Future

Organizations are nothing without their paying customers. While so many businesses are busy focusing on earning new customers to demonstrate growth and progress, the pandemic taught us a valuable lesson: Your most loyal current customers are your key to resiliency. Companies are shifting to subscription models, offering products as-a-service, regardless of their industry. Subscription models … Read more

Priorities of Highly Successful Chief Data Officers

Chief Data Officers (CDOs) who put their primary focus on meeting revenue-generation and data monetization goals were more successful than CDOs who focused primarily on enabling projects such as data governance. That’s among the findings of Gartner’s 7th annual survey of CDOs, conducted from September through November 2021 with 496 CDOs and other high-level data … Read more

Startups Take Aim at Financial Inclusion

On Thursday morning, a batch of startups in a virtual demo day hosted by FinTech Sandbox talked up ways they might address financial gaps that incumbents in the market have not yet tackled. This was one of the events held as part of New York Fintech Week and included some perspectives from the public sector … Read more

Embracing the Platinum Rule for Data

We all know the golden rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated. The lesser known “platinum rule” tells us to treat others the way they want to be treated. It’s an important distinction that I’ve embraced in my personal life, and one that enterprises can learn from when it comes to data. … Read more

Automated Accounts Payable Gives Biotech Company New Efficiency

Biotech company ImaginAB — which develops next-generation cancer-fighting technology — says it cut down some 1,750 manhours when the company adopted automated accounts payable software from Tipalti. Operating on the global level, ImaginAB must contend with multi-currency accounts payables. The company previously maintained a full-time finance manager who focused on paying invoices, but ImaginAB sought … Read more

US Regulators Move to Understand Crypto and Explore Guardrails

President Biden’s executive order to establish a government strategy regarding digital assets will open the door for regulatory engagement in the sometimes-volatile world of cryptocurrency. Issued earlier this month, the stated intent of the executive order is to ensure “responsible development of digital assets.” That would include forming a plan to safeguard citizens and national … Read more

Crypto and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

As the grim reality of Russia’s armed invasion of Ukraine continues, moves are being made on either side of the conflict to secure access to monetary resources via digital means. Traditional banking and other financial transactions are seeing disruptions in the form of sanctions leveled against Russia and the basic fact that a war is … Read more