Why the ‘three As’ should replace the ‘four Vs’ of big data.
Most IT professionals are aware of the four Vs of big data, but only three are actually relevant.
Most CIOs know and understand the ‘four Vs’ of big data – veracity, variety, volume and velocity – which describe and define arguably the biggest shift [ ... ]
Making smarter corporate travel decisions with data
Total Cost of Trip is the business travel industry’s unicorn. Everyone knows what it is, but no-one has ever seen it.
Usually, companies simply add the employee’s hotel fees to the air fare and the car rental, and then balance this cost against the c [ ... ]
Combine data taken at the right time from the right sources to discover how to increase productivity and decrease moans
Have you ever wondered how happy your travellers really are? How their level of satisfaction affects their productivity? How to put all that information into context so you can do something about it? If your answers are yes, yes and yes then read on. [ ... ]
Focus on the ‘why’, not the ‘who’ or ‘when’, with spend
Typical procurement analysis tends to focus on the ‘who’ (am I spending with) and the ‘what’ (I am spending on).
But this misses the more important point – the ‘why’ (am I spending here). Essentially, the wider business context of the procurement dec [ ... ]