Quocirca Insights:

January, 2013


January 31, 2013  4:49 PM

Gaining strategic technology platforms through financing

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Business, Cloud Computing, Finance, Server Message Block

At the end of 2012, Quocirca carried out research for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions into the perceptions around IT and communications financing amongst UK small and medium businesses (SMBs). For the research, SMBS are defined as organisations having revenues of between £5m...

January 30, 2013  4:45 PM

Measuring the social perceptions of big data

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Autonomy, Big Data, DataSift, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, MongoDB, twitter

Toward the end of 2012, Quocirca met with an interesting company called DataSift.  DataSift is a social data platform company - it takes feeds of data from the majority of social media sites and can then mine through social conversations for content, trends and...


January 22, 2013  6:59 PM

The wastage of human capital in IT operations

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey

The managers of any successful business must keep a constant focus on productivity. Well implemented IT helps to achieve this, for example through automating manufacturing processes, improving supply chain efficiency or enabling...


January 17, 2013  6:48 PM

Does “Where?” trump “How?”?

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Uncategorized

Quocirca recently had an interesting discussion with an off-shore hosting and cloud company.  Jersey-based (as in the UK Channel Islands, not the US New Jersey) Calligo is positioning...


January 17, 2013  6:41 PM

CA versus Symantec

Bob Tarzey Profile: Bob Tarzey
Uncategorized

Two back to back events recently saw Quocirca talking to veterans of the software industry; CA and Symantec. The high level message from both is pretty much to same; we help to...


January 17, 2013  6:34 PM

Power to the People?

Clive Longbottom Clive Longbottom Profile: Clive Longbottom
Data Center, energy, UPS

Energy usage is a focus for many at the moment.  For IT, it seems to be a big focus - mainly as organisations become more aware of how much energy is wasted in their data centre...


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