Canonical Data Models & Microservices: Clarifying the conflicting views

August 1st, 2016 by Tanya Du Preez

We have been drawn into countless discussions regarding the usefulness of a Canonical Data Model (CDM). This design pattern is fully supported by the application of the Standardised Service Contract design principle that advocates which service contracts be based on standardised data models. But the use of a CDM in the microservices space has become the centre of heated debates among CDM advocates and non-advocates alike.

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Why Agencies are out and digital business transformers are in

June 11th, 2015 by Tim Bishop

Digital disruption is nothing new. City centres everywhere are littered with the ghosts of businesses that have been rendered extinct thanks the rise of technology: an old travel centre that’s now a yoga studio, a movie rental store that now houses a clothing boutique, and of course the way we all now order a taxi. And the internet has famously gutted the news business, with publications dying all over the world.

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Press Release: Deloitte Digital Buys Flow Interactive as Part of its Pan African Digital Expansion

November 14th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital

Deloitte Digital (Africa) has acquired Flow Interactive as it continues to build a fully integrated digital consultancy and agency providing customer-centric digital engagement solutions to its rapidly growing list of clients across Africa. 

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Deloitte Digital meshes iBeacon, Hue Light and vouchering technology for retail. The future is now.

June 25th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA

Deloitte Digital has created a number of retail based installations using micro proximity, shoppers can be tracked, greeted and their shopping experience enhanced through this latest technology lying embedded in the latest versions of iOs and Android. Without having to have any app running, iBeacon is able to wake the phone up and automatically  launch the appropriate app to deliver value added content. In this installation demonstrated at TMT Predictions in South Africa this year, Deloitte Digital highlighted the ability to micro locate products, instantly showing the user product details, reviews and voucher delivery integrated into passbook.

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A Sensor-Enabled World (interactive)

May 13th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA

The world is quickly becoming a series of 0's and 1's. Billions of sensor-enabled devices are transforming inputs into digital outputs that can be used to improve decision-making and deliver new services.

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Deloitte Digital’s Bill Briggs at SXSW

April 17th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA

Bill Briggs, Chief Technology Officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP, and global lead of Deloitte Digital, gives his perspective on tech trends at SXSW.

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Keeping Up with Digital Consumption

April 17th, 2014 by Deloitte Digital SA

U.S. consumers are changing quickly. Blink and you might miss something. Watch the video to learn more about consumer preferences

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Searching for the wearable technology killer app - Written by Tim Bishop

March 25th, 2014 by Tim Bishop

The past several months have seen wearable technology building increased market awareness. But while these are exciting times for the technology, the killer app still needs to be found that will make it useful and drive widespread consumer adoption.

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Our Agile Disciplines

November 20th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital SA

Deloitte Digital's Martin Aspeli writes, that core disciplines evolve over time. At the time of writing, we have identified six:

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