It will require a lot of tech to re-adjust now

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,It will help lay new foundations for businesses and societies post-pandemic.
As countries start to think about what work looks like post the pandemic, we can look at what this means for businesses. While every industry and business is different, there are several commonalities that present themselves to organizations of all sizes. Continue reading “It will require a lot of tech to re-adjust now”

Organisations shouldn’t turn a blind eye to soft skills

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Tech has enabled such skillsets to be bolstered through immersive learning and the like.
Disruptive technologies like AR/VR and artificial intelligence have forced organizations into automating operations. This calls for employees to look beyond their traditional skills – those that has been taken over by AI – and improve upon their soft skills. Continue reading “Organisations shouldn’t turn a blind eye to soft skills”

Artificial intelligence will make Indian businesses smarter

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The adoption of tech innovations such as AI, ML, IoT and analytics across sectors has helped organisations scale up their efficiency rate.
India’s largest bank, State Bank of India, faces a unique challenge — it receives 2,000-3,000 applications daily for every job vacancy it wants to fill. These forms pile up rapidly, and the bank regularly deals with the daunting task of sifting through nearly half a million applications, looking for the best of the lot. Continue reading “Artificial intelligence will make Indian businesses smarter”

Clearly, global supply chains need a TWEAK!

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Data and some advanced analytics can make those improvements happen.
Big data has become a key differentiator in the ever more complex world of supply chain management. As the pandemic has shown, supply chains are particularly vulnerable to shocks. Now, businesses need to anticipate changing customer needs, strengthen supplier networks and be on top of logistics to respond quickly in a crisis. Continue reading “Clearly, global supply chains need a TWEAK!”

This futuristic, floating city can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics, innovation,Imagine living in a sustainable city that not only produced its own food and energy but also withstood natural disasters — all while resting out on the ocean.

Although it sounds like something concocted by a science fiction writer, the United Nations wants to make it a reality. Continue reading “This futuristic, floating city can withstand Category 5 hurricanes”

Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,In the past five years, HHS’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has increased enforcement of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations, according to the HIPAA Journal. In 2015, there were only six HIPAA penalties, compared with 11 in 2018. Not only have enforcements increased, but fines and settlement amounts are also on the rise. In 2018, more than $28 million in penalties was paid to OCR. The mean penalty amount for 2018 was $2.6 million. Anthem settled for $16 million for failure to respond to breaches that had occurred since 2015 and for lacking technical controls to prevent unauthorized electronic personal health information (PHI) access. Continue reading “Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant”

3 Signs Your Startup Might Die …. taken from Startups that Actually did DIE!

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics,Do any of these ring a bell? It might be time for your start-up to call it quits.

It’s old news that startups die often, fast and hard. Whatever stats you set store by — the one that says 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail or the one about 50 percent of all businesses failing within five years — the conclusion is the same: Your startup has a statistically unfavourable road ahead. Continue reading “3 Signs Your Startup Might Die …. taken from Startups that Actually did DIE!”

Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Nearly 14,000 stores closed on European high streets in the first half of 2020 and retail sales are down to their lowest level since the ’08 financial crisis.

There’s no doubt that the pressure, stress and financial risk of opening physical stores has never been higher. But there’s good news for those currently treading water; an emergent, new offering for retailers that potentially brings some welcome relief. Continue reading “Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?”

Blockchain traceability launching for Halal Markets

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Last week it was reported that KT (formerly Korea Telecom) plans to develop a global traceability blockchain for halal food. The firm claims that the system will streamline authenticating halal products, which must be produced following Islamic law.

The telecommunications firm will join forces with B-square Lab and the Korea Muslim Federation, with plans to involve international halal verification groups. Currently, halal food is certified with logos on packaging or documentation. But these methods are susceptible to fraud since it is often more expensive to produce food in line with Islamic principles.

With 1.9 billion halal food consumers globally and a market worth $3.64 trillion, according to the Federation, there is a call for more reliable ways to certify food origin. Continue reading “Blockchain traceability launching for Halal Markets”

Openness is key to success in a data-driven world

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,IMEA’ Shift to a services era While IMEA’s (India, Middle East & Africa) trajectory remains full of daunting challenges, there is reason to be optimistic. Ratification of the Continental Free Trade Agreement demonstrates critical collaboration between IMEA leaders, and promises to unlock the region’s potential. Equally important, growing investments in broadband ensure that affordable access to leading technology will accelerate the continent’s productivity Continue reading “Openness is key to success in a data-driven world”

Australia’s cloud market booms as productivity benefits unfold

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Cloud technology has proven to be just as popular and effective in Australia as it has across the globe, according to new analysis from Deloitte Access Economics. According to the firm’s calculations, the integration of cloud technology within operations across Australia has boosted the economy’s productivity by nearly $9.5 billion over the last half a decade.

Not only has cloud adoption enhanced key areas of business Continue reading “Australia’s cloud market booms as productivity benefits unfold”

Brazil Is More Than Samba. Here We Unveil One Of The Fastest Growing Data Centre Markets In The Southern Hemisphere

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Nearly 50% of Latin America’s data centre capacity resides in Brazil and over $2.5bn have been invested in the last 24 months in the sector.

Samba. A rich and syncopated rhythm with voluptuous dance moves whose origins can be traced back to the 17th century in Recôncavo, within the region of Bahia. Continue reading “Brazil Is More Than Samba. Here We Unveil One Of The Fastest Growing Data Centre Markets In The Southern Hemisphere”

How finance technology can streamline your business operations

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The finance function of an organization is often referred to as the ‘engine room’. It may not necessarily be the attention-grabbing, high profile department, but this crucial component keeps the business running in good financial health and operating efficiently. Continue reading “How finance technology can streamline your business operations”

Smart Grid Data Analytics Market to be Worth USD 5,720 Million By 2025

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Global Smart Grid Data Analytics Market expected to reach approximately USD 5,720 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of around 12.58% between 2019 and 2025

Smart grid data analytics controls large data volumes that are created by smart grid technology. It is a key sector in the industrial IoT (Internet of Things), as it helps utilities to address key financial and operational challenges. This technology offers certain advantages for multinational corporations, retail stores, universities, enterprises, and hospitals. Continue reading “Smart Grid Data Analytics Market to be Worth USD 5,720 Million By 2025”

Healthcare Cloud Computing Market 2020 Size, Development Status, Type and Application, Segmentation, Forecast by 2026

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage,Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market is valued approximately at USD 19.9 billion in 2018 and is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 17.5% over the forecast period 2019-2026. Healthcare Cloud Computing helps organizations to manage, store and process data or information’s from different locations and delivers hosting services over the internet, also provides real -time data collection and improves accessibility to the data. Continue reading “Healthcare Cloud Computing Market 2020 Size, Development Status, Type and Application, Segmentation, Forecast by 2026”

General Motors takes supply chain proficiency in the Middle East to NEW HEIGHTS

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Through electric vehicles, General Motors looks to define the automotive supply chain future of the Middle East

In the ever-evolving conversation centred around the autonomous and electric vehicles of the future, one could be easily forgiven for failing to recognise the impact this will have on the manufacturers and the procurement networks of the automotive and transportation sector. As the eyes of the world focus on when we will see EVs and autonomous vehicles, the question should really be how. Continue reading “General Motors takes supply chain proficiency in the Middle East to NEW HEIGHTS”

5 Tools & Practices that can help Your Remote Team

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Today, almost 63% of companies have remote employees and expected that in the coming decade over a third of full-time workers will work remotely. Mainly, your sales department may have workers that operate in different geographical locations, even across international borders.  As a result, you may choose to create your regional sales efforts by engaging remote team members who do not work from a central workplace and can be self-driven. Continue reading “5 Tools & Practices that can help Your Remote Team”

Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The digital deadlock is affecting many organizations today, big and small, and across all industries. Vast amounts of technology investments are being poured into the engines of aggressive digital strategies — but are delivering little in the way of progress. In fact, many are “stuck in their journey.” What’s holding them back?

We’ve looked into this very closely in the past few years and has found Continue reading “Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?”

5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,One of the expectations we have of digital transformation is the hope that it will bring fresh impetus, particularly for the industrial sectors. Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pillar on which these hopes are built.

According to IDC, IoT spending will rise by 12.6% worldwide over the next few years. The report also highlights that in 2020 alone, US$745 billion (€664 billion) will be spent on IoT solutions. There may be big expectations and significant investment ahead, but how can companies ensure their business will benefit from the potential of full-scale digitisation? Continue reading “5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT”

Cloud market in Africa to grow to R23.6 billion by 2023

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Africa Cloud Computing Overview and Market Sizing report, which shows that the growing adoption of cloud computing in South Africa has democratised IT resources and made technology available that traditionally would have been out of reach of the smaller player. Continue reading “Cloud market in Africa to grow to R23.6 billion by 2023”

The Advantages of Cloud Computing for Manufacturers

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,As manufacturers face increasing pressure to optimise their operations, even the most reluctant organisations are left with little choice but to embrace digital transformation. One of the options open to manufacturers looking to modernise their IT setup is cloud computing. But what is the cloud exactly, and what benefits does it offer manufacturers? Continue reading “The Advantages of Cloud Computing for Manufacturers”

Abu Dhabi Power to develop largest thermal plant in the UAE

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Group to form consortium with Marubeni to develop 2.4GW power plant in Fujairah

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) and Japan-based Marubeni Corporation on Sunday announced the formation of a consortium to develop the Fujairah F3 independent power producer (IPP) project, which will be the largest independent thermal power plant in the UAE. Continue reading “Abu Dhabi Power to develop largest thermal plant in the UAE”

Indian IT 4.0: Upping the ante on innovation

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,For long, India has been the destination for low-cost outsourced software services, but it’s not enough now.

The IT services industry has remained a crown jewel in India’s success story, and a key growth catalyst in the nation’s economy. This industry grew to $181 billion in 2018-19, Continue reading “Indian IT 4.0: Upping the ante on innovation”

China takes a great leap forward in data protection

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, fintech, cyber, dynamics,Policymakers in Beijing have moved forward in articulating a nationwide data protection scheme with implications for internet users, businesses, and the development of emerging technologies.

Chinese authorities, businesses, and consumers have long grappled with the impact of emerging technologies on the protection of personal data Continue reading “China takes a great leap forward in data protection”

Trends 2020 providing Real Advantage

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,
James Zimmerman, is a Specialist Product Manager, Clarity 360 Americas, based in Seattle, WA
Clarity 360 ™ – simplified Clarity 360 advantage™.  Award Winning Cloud, Procurement & Professional Services.
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IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, Organizations are shifting IoT deployments from cloud computing to edge computing, but a newer option — the edge cloud — has emerged to bring the cloud to the edge.

Cloud computing and edge computing are well known for their distinct advantages in IoT based on use case, data processing and storage needs. However, the combination of the two computing infrastructures offers greater flexibility to developers and lower latency to consumers while also maintaining data privacy standards. Continue reading “IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing”

2020 Analytics und Ai Trends

2020 Analytics und Ai Trends

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Blockchain could help UAE save over $3b a year

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Blockchain could also help government eliminate 398m printed documents, report says.

The UAE could save over $3 billion (Dh11 billion) through implementing advanced blockchain technology, according to a report. Continue reading “Blockchain could help UAE save over $3b a year”

Businesses need a clear head on productivity

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, COVID-19 is creating doubts in owners’ minds about how they should measure it

If boosting productivity wasn’t at the top of your company’s ‘To Do’ list at the start of the year, you can bet your bottom dollar it is now. With workforces disbanded and many office doors still firmly locked, companies are scrambling to keep operations running smoothly – or at all – and keep employees as productive as possible in this strange new world. Continue reading “Businesses need a clear head on productivity”

How Is IoT Improving Transportation?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, The transportation sector is always evolving to offer safer, faster, cleaner and more comfortable commutes. The next significant industry shift is at hand, and IoT is leading the charge. The potential of IoT is spurring a wave of smart vehicles and connected infrastructure.

The global smart transportation market could reach $262 billion by 2025, Continue reading “How Is IoT Improving Transportation?”