Management

Mono: A Success Story From Eastern Croatia

Mono: A Success Story From Eastern Croatia

7 Oct 2016 comment

Searching for innovative and thriving software companies in Croatia we went to the east of the country, to Osijek, where we met Denis Sušac, CEO of Mono, one of most recognized small Croatian developing companies.

Digital signature in the cloud for online service agreements

Digital signature in the cloud for online service agreements

7 Oct 2016 comment

Zagrebačka banka has become the first private issuer of qualified certificates used in the generation of the advanced electronic signatures in Croatia, and thus made a huge step on the national, or even regional, finance market, by enabling completely electronic service agreements with its clients.

Digitalization is a great challenge

Digitalization is a great challenge

5 Oct 2016 comment

Cloud story is not everything or nothing, and there are no rules that can apply to all businesses, said in the interview for ICTbusiness.biz Mario Vojvoda member of the Board of Combis, one of the biggest Croatian system integrators owned by Hrvatski Telekom.

Ericsson to Cut 3,000 Jobs in Sweden

Ericsson to Cut 3,000 Jobs in Sweden

5 Oct 2016 comment

According to Bloomberg Ericsson plans to cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden, a fifth of the workforce in its home country, as it curbs production to cope with shifting technology and stagnant demand for wireless-network equipment.

Digital Transformation is a Must Have for Every Company

Digital Transformation is a Must Have for Every Company

4 Oct 2016 comment

Today many managers and organizations are talking about digital transformation. A digital transformation strategy must be based upon on Purpose, Values, and People, but basically, it is the changes associated with the application of digital technology in all aspects of human society. About digital transformation, we talked with Ira Kaufman, a professor at Lynchburg College School of Business and Economics. Professor Kaufman is the author of the program Digital leadership for digital transformation.

Microsoft’s Push to Win European Cloud Customers

Microsoft’s Push to Win European Cloud Customers

3 Oct 2016 comment

Microsoft has spent more than $3 billion building up its cloud infrastructure in Europe, including $1 billion in the past year, according to Bloomberg. Company Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella focuses on winning customers over rivals such as Amazon and Google.

Google raise interest in bid for Twitter

Google raise interest in bid for Twitter

2 Oct 2016 comment

Google is working with a financial adviser to consider a potential bid for Twitter Inc., as the social-media company continues to explore a sale, according to a person familiar with the arrangement, according to Bloomberg.

Google Combines Cloud and Corporate Software Offerings

Google Combines Cloud and Corporate Software Offerings

1 Oct 2016 comment

Google repackaged its cloud services and corporate software and hardware offerings into a new unit called Google Cloud on Thursday, according to Bloomberg. This is their latest attempt to catch leaders in the sector Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp.

Telefonica's Rush to Save Telxius IPO

Telefonica's Rush to Save Telxius IPO

30 Sep 2016 comment

Telefonica SA is scrambling to rescue the initial public offering of infrastructure unit Telxius Telecom SA amid insufficient demand for the shares, according to people familiar with the matter, according to Bloomberg.

Intel Appoints Bob Swan Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Intel Appoints Bob Swan Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

20 Sep 2016 comment

Intel Corporation announced the appointment of Robert “Bob” H. Swan as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Oct. 10, 2016. Swan will report to Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and oversee Intel’s global finance and IT organizations, as well as the Corporate Strategy Office. He replaces Stacy Smith, who, as previously announced, is taking a broader role within Intel leading manufacturing, sales and operations. Smith served nine years as Intel’s CFO.

Fintech AI revenue to grow 960% by 2021 according

Fintech AI revenue to grow 960% by 2021 according

3 Sep 2016 comment

Fintech platform revenues for unsecured consumer loans issued using machine learning technology are set to see a jump of 960% during the period 2016-2021, rising to $17 billion globally in the latter forecast year, found in new Juniper Research. According to their Juniper analysts this rise is mainly driven by advances in analytics and accessible computing power.