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Pink Elephant Hosts Inaugural Big Data & Analytics Summit

Singapore – 13 February 2018 – Pink Elephant is pleased to announce that the Inaugural Big Data & Analytics Summit – PinkDATA18 – will take place 10 May 2018, at the Mandarin Oriental, in Singapore. “It’s time for data and analytics leaders to step forward and show the true value of “Big Data” to the business,” said Jan-Willem Middelburg, [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Governance in a Lean IT organization

Traditional IT governance typically focuses on a command-and-control, documentation-based approach. Teams are expected to adopt and then follow corporate standards and guidelines, to produce (reasonably) consistent artefacts, and to have those artefacts reviewed and accepted through a “quality gate” process. What Is Governance – To A Business? IT governance typically addresses areas such as: The effective and timely investment in [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: IT Governance, Lean IT|Tags: , , , |

Cloudonomics – Four Pillars of Cost-Optimization in Cloud Computing

A key business driver to move to cloud in the first place for most organization is to reduce cost incurred by on-permise infrastructure. Ofen times organizations undermine the complexity of cloud computing and thus one of the challenges faced after moving to cloud is on managing cost. Some organization may spend more than what was planned or you would like [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Computing|Tags: |

Small and Medium Enterprise, are they ready for Big Data?

Is 'Big' Data only for 'Big' Companies? Is ‘big data’ only for ‘big’ companies? What about the small and medium enterprise organizations? SME’s, are they ready to embrace Big Data revolution? This was the question posted by one of our readers in the previous blog. So much of big data discussion is focused on ‘big’ in volume which has SME [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , , |

Pink Elephant & Fatima Cabral Awarded 10 Stevie Awards

Women Around The World Recognised At Event In New York City Burlington, ON – November 21, 2017 – Pink Elephant is thrilled to announce that the company and CEO, Fatima Cabral, have won 10 awards at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business, winning in every category nominated. The winners were announced during a gala event at the [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

The Case for Integrated Service Management

The Case for Integrated Service Management By Troy DuMoulin, VP Research & Development, Pink Elephant The Case For Integrated Service Management While continual change is a constant in the universe, there are some periods in history where radical change is the only solution – or we face an extinction event. The IT industry is now looking at one of these [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Categories: DevOps, ITIL|Tags: , , |

Why should organizations consider PRINCE2?

Many organization has a mindset that, ‘Project Management is just common sense’. If it is, then why do many projects fail? Even if we get one right, we always get many projects wrong one after the other. Many professionals claim they are managing projects, what truly happens is that they are firefighting, which results in delivering the project over budget, [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: PRINCE2|Tags: , |

Big Data – Why the Big Deal?

With the recent explosion on the vast amount of data from all sources, digital and non, it would be a too big of a disappointment if any organization miss this. As both W. Edward Deming and Peter Drucker explains, ‘if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it’. Many organizations find it hard to understand the meaning of ‘Big Data’, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , |

Press Release: Pink Elephant Hosts PinkASIA17

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 29 August 2017 – Pink Elephant is pleased to announce their 9th Annual IT Best Practice Conference & Exhibition – PinkASIA17, which will take place 6-7 September 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re so excited to once again be bringing the industry’s best to PinkASIA17,” said Jan-Willem Middelburg, Regional Director – Asia, Pink [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|

Pink Elephant Celebrates World Elephant Day

Press Release Burlington, ON – August 11, 2017 – On August 12, Pink Elephant will join organizations and conservation groups worldwide to celebrate World Elephant Day. World Elephant Day raises awareness of the grave plight of Asian and African elephants, with issues ranging from the escalation of poaching and illegal trade, to habitat loss, to human-elephant conflict and captivity issues. [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |