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Blazing a trail of innovation with Croatia Insurance

September 23, 2015 IDC Adriatics

We bring you an interview with one of our award-winning CIOs, Filip Ujević, whose broad experience in implementing advanced information systems was gained on complex strategic business projects. We spoke to him about digital transformation in the insurance industry, and how to grow the insurance business by embracing associated changes and failures.

IDC SEE Forum 2015 Presentations

September 20, 2015 IDC

Some of the most interesting presentations at the Forum were delivered by our keynote speakers, and we are pleased to share them with you.

Take Five: Start-Up Born on the 3rd Platform

August 25, 2015 IDC Adriatics

IDC interviewed Luka Abrus, CEO of Croatian startups Five and ShoutEm, to learn about his view on entrepreneurship today, understand how he embraces failures to grow his business, and hear his approach to dealing with digital disruption and leveraging new technologies for a competitive edge.

Video - IDC Digital Transformation

August 7, 2015 Meredith Whalen, IDC US (MS)

Information technology (IT) has embedded itself into nearly every aspect of people’s business and personal lives, fueled by 3rd Platform technologies including mobile, social business, cloud and big data and analytics (BDA). We’re entering an era where the technologies and processes that businesses deploy are so tightly linked to their customers and markets that the boundary between the internal operations of the enterprise and its external ecosystem (customers, markets, competitors, partners, regulators) is rapidly disappearing.

Addressing the Dual Reality of Digital Transformation in SEE

June 17, 2015 Zoltán Komáromi, IDC Hungary

Maintaining and developing your existing 2nd-Platform IT systems, defined by in-house delivered IT functions based on transactional applications owned by the company and running on a classical client/server infrastructure while intelligently investing in and accessing emerging 3rd-Platform technologies built upon mobile, social media, big data, and cloud technologies is a tough nut to crack. CIOs in Southeastern Europe (SEE) appear to have more difficulty bridging this gap than their western counterparts.

Ch-ch-changes – IT Must Turn and Face the Strain

May 19, 2015 Mark Yates, IDC

Automation is the watchword of the emerging business era. From spot welding and the packaging of products to automobile assembly and warehouse retrievals, routine physical tasks can be done by machines and robots. And from search query predictions and just-the-numbers report writing to diagnosis and legal research, routine cognitive tasks can be handled by powerful processors and information services.

Business Now Responsible for More IT Investment than IT in CEE

May 05, 2015 IDC

IDC CIO Survey reveals current ownership trends and a drive to align business and IT

Business now controls more than half (55%) of IT spending, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) survey conducted among chief information officers who attended IDC's 2015 CIO Summit in Vienna at the end of April. As the survey makes clear, the overarching focus of CIOs in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) for the coming year is “investing to bridge IT and business.”


2014

Challenges Ahead for Serbian ICT Sector

August 15, 2014 Zorana Juric, IDC

Mrs. Zorana Juric is the country manager of IDC Serbia. She also holds the position of research analyst for imaging devices, document solutions and systems, and infrastructure solutions at IDC Serbia. In both roles, she is responsible for conducting primary and secondary research of the PC, enterprise server systems, imaging and hardcopy devices, and disk storage systems markets in Serbia, and contributing to annual studies and quarterly trackers. Prior to joining IDC, Mrs. Juric worked as a mathematics teacher. She also worked as life-insurance broker for international insurance companies Grawe and Wiener Stadtische.

Era of Success for the Adriatics

August 13, 2014 Ana Papez, IDC

Ms. Ana Papez works as regional manager at IDC Adriatics, a position she has held since the beginning of 2014. In this role she initiates the development of new products and services and assists with the localization of several research tools in Croatia and the Adriatic region. During her 12-year career at IDC, she has organized more than 100 high-profile events and built high-quality relationships with various end-user companies and IT vendors. She contributes strongly to IDC's development in the Adriatic region thanks to her daily engagement in various consulting projects and custom research.

Motivation Is the Means to Succeed

August 11, 2014 Lada Dukic, IDC

Mrs. Lada Dukic works as conference manager at IDC Croatia. In this position, she is responsible for managing all IDC conference projects and helping teams and employees learn new skills. Since joining IDC in 2005, she has organized more than 300 local and regional conferences. With her proven ability to achieve goals and lead various types of conferences, she is today recognized as a regional event expert who can provide additional benefits and insights to any project.

Leading Regional ICT Directors to Gather at IDC IDC Adriatics Expo 2014 in Croatia in September

June 24, 2014 - Zagreb

Independent analyst company IDC today announced the organization of the conference IDC Adriatics EXPO 2014 to be held from 10th to 12th September this year in Opatija, Croatia. The conference will bring together leading companies executives from Croatian, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo to comment on current, relevant economic and ICT issues, provide insight into the ICT market CEMA region and gave view of economic trends and development directions in the next 3-5 years.


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