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#NRF2018: AI, robotics and VR: the latest key retail trends

After CES in Las Vegas, startups from all over the globe will now be flocking to New York for the Retail’s Big Show. The National Retail Federation is expecting some 35,000 visitors, including around 20,000 retailers looking for tomorrow’s trends and technologies. The NRF Retail’s Big Show, the global event for retailers which is taking place this week in New York, has a dedicated startups area where around twenty new companies are presenting the latest technological innovations in retail, particularly in the field of artificial intelligence, robotics and virtual and augmented reality. For the second year running, there will...

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4 breakthroughs in digital and IT employment over the next three years

Over the next three years, our digital environments will be vastly different from what they are today, according to Gartner’s predictions, with AI-powered products and services and IoT dominating the market. Chatbot, artificial intelligence: the end of mobile apps as we know them? Mobile apps are set to be ousted by chatbots and artificial intelligence by 2021. According to Gartner’s indicators, more than 50% of enterprises will spend more per annum on bots and chatbot creation than traditional mobile app development – meaning a large number of conventional mobile apps will be phased out. And this change should also...

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Viva Technology: 60,000 visitors and a host of technological surprises

Amateur and professional geeks, novices and experts got together at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre for three days last week to meet, share, learn and discover the latest technologies and innovations in the digital world. The second edition of this major tech event was a great success. Despite the punishing heat, hall 1 of the exhibition centre was jam-packed during the 3 days of the Viva Technology 2017 tech fair. This second edition featured 500 speakers and 6,000 startups from 50 countries, and a total of 450 one-to-one meetings between startups and investors took place at the various...

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With #Public CaaS, Alter Way is imagining the cloud of the future

A member of the Econocom Galaxy  since June 2015, Alter Way is an open source specialist that offers outsourcing services for major companies, SMEs and public sector companies. In June 2016, Alter Way announced it was launching an innovative new Containers-as-a-Service offering: Public CaaS . Developed on Docker, an open-source technology that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers, this solution offers optimal flexibility to manage peak loads and ensure better scalability. Hervé Leclerc, Technical Director for Alter Way, told us how this unique offering works.   Founded in 2006 by Véronique Torner and Philippe Montargès, Alter Way offers solutions in...

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Econocom Netherlands nominated for two Computable Awards

Nieuwegein, June 13th, 2016 - Econocom Netherlands, specialised in financing, designing, and overseeing the digital transformation of Dutch companies in selected market segments, is nominated for two Computable Awards. The digital services provider is shortlisted for the 'Digital Company of the Year' award and Yann Toutant, CEO of Econocom Netherlands, for the 'CEO of the Year' award.   The Computable Awards are given to companies, projects and individuals who have clearly distinguished themselves in their field of expertise, over the past year, according to the readers of Computable. Yann Toutant says: "We are very proud to be nominated twice and value this...

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Econocom designs, finances and oversees companies’ digital transformation.

With over 10,000 employees in 19 countries and revenue in excess of €2.5 billion, Econocom has all the requisite abilities to ensure the successful implementation of large-scale digital projects: consulting, sourcing and technology management & financing of digital assets, infrastructure, application and business solution services, and project financing.

The Econocom Group share (BE0974266950 - ECONB) has been listed on the Euronext NYSE in Brussels since 1986 and is part of the BelMid index.

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