Focused on expanding the target market and growing the business, the managers of Caffè Moak decided in 2016 to upgrade the company’s now obsolete IT system and adopt the SAP HANA environment, with a view to achieving real digital transformation. In the summer of that year, the company then embarked on a short but intense phase of analyzing the hardware platforms that were currently available on the market.
TIGI Linea produces and sells various hair care products, including shampoos, conditioners and lighteners, to hairdressers, salon owners and consumers. Now based in Lewisville, Texas, it was incorporated in 1985 and now operates as a subsidiary of global giant Unilever.
Slingeland Hospital is located in Doetinchem, the Netherlands, and was founded in 1975 as a result of the merger between Wilhelmina Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital. It is a medium sized general hospital with 350 beds and 1,600 staff. A further merger with SKB Winterswijk Hospital is taking place from 2017. Slingeland Hospital is planning to build a new hospital in Doetinchem over the next three years.
As a global player, Siemens takes a proactive approach to identifying the wide range of security threats and risks that might affect the company, using a variety of internal and external sources. Gerald Ulmer’s team is responsible for the security in Siemens AG’s Governance & Markets division and relies on PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop, a forward-looking platform providing innovative processing and analytical evaluation of this type of data, which is designed to support commercial interests and decisions.
Libraries NI was established in April 2009 and is the public library service for Northern Ireland. Library services are free for members and are delivered through a network of 96 branch libraries, two heritage libraries, 16 mobile libraries and 10 home call vehicles across Northern Ireland.
Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan. It provides a source of water for 14 million people in the Shiga region, and is home to more than 1,000 species of plants and animals. The lake is managed by the Lake Biwa Development Integrated Operation & Maintenance Office, a subsidiary of Japan Water Agency.
Despite its strong position in the market, FFG is facing external changes. “With a falling population, declining birth-rate and aging society, the market is expected to shrink in the future,” says Kenichi Nagayoshi, CEO of iBank marketing Co., Ltd. and Assistant General Manager of the Sales Planning Division of Fukuoka Financial Group.
As a global business employing 156,000 people across the world, Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) began developing a new Global Communications Platform in 2010 to promote workstyle transformation and innovation.
Local government water and sewerage utilities are facing numerous challenges, including reduced demand triggered by declining population and birthrate, aging facilities, and the retirement of experienced senior engineers.
The Qol Group has opened dispensing pharmacies in over 700 stores throughout Japan. Qol pharmacies are based on one-on-one relationships with medical institutions to provide exclusive pharmacy services. In its efforts to be the ‘pharmacy of choice’, Qol puts customers first in its store deployment strategy.
Since its establishment in 1917, TOMOE Corporation (TOMOE) has been involved in the design, manufacture and implementation work on a vast array of buildings, steel towers, bridges and steel structures.
Water and sewerage works operations of local government face many challenges. The volume of water demand is decreasing because of Japan’s low birth rate and aging society, and water facilities built for higher volumes of demand in the past period of high Japanese economic growth continue to age. Moreover, as many skilled technicians reach retirement age, passing on the knowledge to the next generation is an issue.