The State of the Cloud 2021: The Hybrid, Multicloud Forms the Foundation to Digital Organizations

Just sharing a new report on Cloud that came on my table this morning and that I have found interesting: “The State of the Cloud 2021: The Hybrid, Multicloud Forms the Foundation to Digital Organizations” Quoting some of the interesting findings: “Increasing digitalization is driving growth across all cloud and traditional IT models. Businesses deploying apps in edge or colocation […]

On healthcare and cloud.

Comments – A new report on healthcare shows that, due to the growing demand for cloud consulting, the global healthcare consulting services market is projected to reach 41.2 billion US dollars by 2026 from 23.9 billion US dollars in 2021. This is interesting information from ResearchAndMarkets.com. This report confirms what most of us believe and what we see happening in other […]

What’s in Store for CRM in 2022?

I am sharing an interesting paper from DestinationCRM. C-level business executives comment how they see CRM in 2022. Lots of views on AI-driven digital transformation, first-party data, marketing, and Customer Experience. We may not all see Y2022 in this way, but it is worth reading it anyhow. Link to article: What’s in Store for CRM in 2022? Here are my […]

Study shows that 4 factors help firms grow 4X faster than most while staying highly profitable

Food for thought. A 2022 High Growth study by Hinge Research Institute shows that 4 key factors explain how some B2B services firms grew 4x faster and were twice more likely to be highly profitable than their slower growing peers: 1. greater use of expert talent,2. highly automated core, general business, and functional business processes,3. advanced marketing techniques,4. data-driven strategies.  It is […]

Top posts of 2021!

A special thanks to each of you for making 2021 such a great year – still a surrealistic year like the previous one, however. This blog continues to reach people beyond my expectations. Google Analytics shows that you have been more than 20,000 this year to access it, and my LinkedIn page grew to more than 6,600 followers. Our community […]

New insights on Digital Banking in Europe

I’m sharing a brand new analysis of the digital banking market done by D-Rating. A really interesting finding is that it shows that out of the 58 major retail banks in Europe, only 14 of them actually compete with the top neo-banks. For us in the Nordics, it shows that Nordea and Swedbank outperform with a digital proposition that is both […]

What’s New in Pega’s Customer Engagement & CRM 8.5

Pega introduces its new 8.5 release. Here are the links to Pega’s site detailing the new enhancements: What’s New in Pega Platform What’s New in Customer Engagement & CRM Pega Sales Automation Pega Sales Automation 8.5 Release Notes Pega Customer Service Pega Customer Service 8.5 Release Notes Financial Services 8.5 enhancements Healthcare 8.5 enhancements Insurance 8.5 enhancements Communications 8.5 enhancements Pega Customer […]

What’s new in Salesforce? Check out the Winter 21 releases

Salesforce’s Winter 21 releases are now online. Check out the new features: Multi-factor authentication, Einstein Search Personalization, Salesforce Anywhere (Beta)Work.comService: Service Cloud Voice Streamlined Setup, Omni-Channel Supervisor for Calls, Einstein Bots Templates, and MoreSales: Sales Cadence Improvements for High Velocity Sales, Global Models for Einstein Lead Scoring, Opportunity Deal Change Highlights, and Multi-Cloud Support for BillingIndustries: Document Management, Forecasting, Public […]