This session is particularly interesting: Mara Fernanda Reda is a Product Manager at INES, a French headquartered on-demand integrated business management software company: Fernanda lives and works in Montevideo, Uruguay.The Uruguayan operation serves Latin America - INES is also in France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Canada.Working with international clients such as SFR/Vodafone, Saint Gobain, Rentokil, Plastic Omnium, Nikon, Canon, Hitachi, SCIENCES PO and 100's of SME across international borders requires collaboration that reaches beyond cultural differences.Fernanda, who speaks French, Portugese, and English as well as her native Spanish, is an excellent example of the borderless business world we now live in. Where North Americans and Western Europeans tend to believe the world revolves around their practices, the modern interconnected business world is a lot more complicated than that, particularly with China and India in the ascendancy.INES use their own product to communicate internally on an international level: Fernanda says that as in so many other parts of the world change management and uptake is a major challenge.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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