Stories by By Scott Carey

Is unified billing the elephant in the room when it comes to SaaS?

According to its 2019 Business @ Work report, identity management platform Okta found that large enterprises have on average of 163 enterprise applications in their estate. This highlights the prevalence of a culture shift over the past decade away from monolithic license agreements with vendors like Oracle, SAP and Microsoft, towards the adoption of a plethora of best-of-breed software as a service (SaaS) tools.

AXA's admin bots save $250k in six months

The UK arm of insurance giant AXA has deployed 13 software bots across its business since last summer, aiming to help employees with mundane, repetitive admin tasks like filing customer correspondence in the claims department, saving 18,000 people hours, which equates to roughly £140,000, in productivity gains since.

How the Bank of England built its 'SOC 2.0'

The Bank of England has drastically shifted the way it runs its security operations centre (SOC) from being reactive to more proactive, employing more data science techniques to answer one fundamental question: "How do you spot an attack when you don't know what it looks like?"

Why did Dropbox get valued at four times more than Box?

Ever since Dropbox entered the enterprise space with Dropbox for Business in 2013 it has gone head to head with its cloud storage rival Box, pitting the two 30-something founders Drew Houston and Aaron Levie, respectively, directly against one another, as well as against big players like Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive.

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