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In this week’s podcast:

Could travel companies do more with data, and could that in turn make for a better passenger experience? Professor Thomas Davenport, and Hervé Couturier, head of R&D at Amadeus, think so.

Plus, PA Consulting Group’s chief operating officer, Andrew Hooke, on how IT is changing the professional services industry.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

Can big data lead to greater profits?

Constellation Research’s principal analyst Ray Wang and SAS Institute CEO Dr Jim Goodnight discuss why it is hard for businesses to extract value from their information.

Plus: Capco’s Mark Record on why financial services firms could be missing the big data opportunity.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

We hear how consumerisation is forcing businesses to revisit their relationship with IT, as Ovum’s Richard Edwards discusses his firm’s Enterprise 2020 report. And we discuss how technology is changing technology firms themselves, with VMWare CFO Jonathan Chadwick.

Plus, how the $40 Raspberry Pi kit computer could be helping shape the next phase of the internet.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

The Internet of Things is set to connect up everything from coffee cups to cardiac monitors, as the hardware becomes cheaper, smaller, and easier to use.

We speak to PA Consulting’s Alastair McAuley, Ovum’s Jeremy Green, and Concept Reply’s Luigi Cicchese about how they think the technology will develop.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

Businesses are keen to collect more data, but is there a point where data poses a risk? KPMG’s Eddie Short thinks there is. Plus we speak to McLaren Group CIO Stuart Birrell about how he protects the car maker and F1 team’s information.

And, in a new series of conversations with senior business leaders, we ask Lindsey Evans, president of ad agency TBWA, how technology has changed her industry.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

We hear three different views about the way cyber threats are affecting
companies and consumers.

Christian Fredrikson, president and CEO of Finnish computer security company F-Secure, explains that mobile phones and tablets are at growing risk of attack; Verizon’s Ernie Hayden looks at protecting critical national infrastructure, and Lloyds Banking Group, looks at the growing shortage of skilled infosecurity professionals.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

How the consumerisation of technology and big data helping businesses improve the way they manage their people?

We speak to Robert Bolton, a partner in the people and change practice at KPMG, and we speak to Camilla Aitchison, chief human resources officer for Inchcape Shipping Services.

Plus Mark Raskino explains why Gartner thinks chief executives are looking to increase their IT budgets once again.

 

In this week’s podcast:

We speak to two chief financial officers: Tony Wilson, of UK-based medical manufacturer Kimal, and Chris Lafond, CFO of the technology analysts Gartner, about their relationship with technology.

Plus Peter Lumley, of PA Consulting Group, on how to visualise financial data.

 

In this week’s podcast:

We follow up on Mobile World Congress by speaking to Goldcrest Films about flexible working in the film and post production industry, and we hear from Stroz Friedberg about managing the risks of mobiles and tablets.

Plus, Gartner’s Mark Raskino talks about the growth of a new role in business: the chief data officer.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard

 

In this week’s podcast:

What are the latest trends in mobile handsets, how far off is 5G, and can businesses really benefit from Bring Your Own Device?

As Mobile World Congress continues in Barcelona, we speak to the GSMA’s Alex Sinclair, Ovum’s Richard Absalom and Vodafone’s Paul Stonadge about the future of mobile devices, and mobile working.

Presented and produced by Stephen Pritchard