All posts by David Maitland, EMEA General Manager, Couchbase

What are the retail lessons we can learn from the festive period?

Nowhere is this truer than in the retail sector, which saw demand rise exponentially and, in some cases, unexpectedly. Ten years ago this might not have presented a problem, as most bricks-and-mortar retailers would have welcomed queues of customers winding...

Be flexible or go the way of the dinosaur

Is your business a chameleon, or is it set to go the way of the dinosaur? As the economic recovery continues and the competitive, dog-eat-dog nature of industry intensifies as a direct result, an increasing number of organisations are finding...

Effective data management – driving success in the automotive industry

2015 has officially been dubbed “the year of the connected device”. The “internet of things” has been replaced by the “internet of everything” filled with endless possibilities. Today, some 20 billion devices are connected to the internet – everything from...

Why banks must be prepared to join the 21st century

When you think of banks and financial institutions, agility isn’t usually the first word that springs to mind. More oil tanker than speedboat when it comes to making sudden changes in direction, it’s no surprise that so many banks have...