Fueling the World, One Insight at a Time

By Jeff Fochtman, Senior Vice President of Business and Marketing at Seagate Technology Recall the last time you were behind the wheel of a vehicle. Let’s assume the best-case scenario: the road and weather conditions were smooth. Maybe your journey revealed ocean-coast vistas on a sunny day. Still, another factor invariably loomed: unpredictability. Because it…

Reimagining IT at Liberty Mutual

James McGlennon is executive vice president and CIO at Boston-based Liberty Mutual, the sixth-largest property and casualty insurer in the world, with more than 45,000 employees operating in 29 countries. McGlennon and his team are responsible for building, managing, maintaining and innovating the company’s global technology portfolio. And like many IT leaders, McGlennon has been on…

SAP sees RISE in its fourth-quarter revenue

IT budgets, artificially boosted by the fall in employee travel and the need for work-from-home solutions during the pandemic, are coming under pressure again as the world reopens, and SAP—which also owns online expense management service Concur—is seeing the shift in the numbers. “We were benefiting, in particular in the first part of the pandemic,…

5 steps for finding value in the cloud

There are always growing pains associated with new technology—and the cloud is no exception. Many companies have made big investments but have been disappointed with the results. But giving up is not really an option: the cloud could generate as much as $1 trillion in value over the next decade just among the Fortune 500,…

Supply chain analytics: 5 tips for smoother logistics

The worldwide supply chain challenges that plagued companies in multiple industries throughout 2021 are continuing this year. One potentially effective solution for addressing supply and demand issues is to leverage data analytics. Professional services and consulting firm KPMG in a recent report notes that several major disruptions are currently affecting supply chains. These include the…