[INSIDERS] The 6 Tech Info You Shouldn’t Miss
- Twitter signs 16 new partnerships to strengthen itself on Live.
- Turenne Capital injects 3 million euros into Nomination.
- FDJ eSport unveils its first professional competition on Street Fighter V.
- The iPhone 7 costs less than $ 225 to produce.
- The main obstacles to the development of IT skills in companies.
- The nominations: Philippe Trimborn, François-Marie Geslin, Emmanuel Russel, Bertrand Dumast…
After losing the rights to broadcast NFL games live, Twitter announces it has signed 16 new partnerships to broadcast video streaming, according to information reported by VentureBeat. Among the companies that have partnered with the company headed by Jack Dorsey, we find BuzzFeed, Viacom or Vox Media. Last July, Twitter announced the signing of an agreement with Bloomberg to broadcast three daily shows. The latter has been extended since the social network will now be able to broadcast programs of Bloomberg all day.
Twitter, which saw its turnover fall by 8% in the first quarter of 2017, relies on live to resume growth. The social network has broadcast more than 800 hours of live content over the first three months of the year, and announces that it has reached 45 million unique users with this type of content. In total, Twitter claims a community of nearly 330 million monthly users.
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The bottom Turenne Capital has decided to invest 3 million euros in the company Nomination, specialized in B2B intelligence and information. Founded by Serge Papo and Louis barbeau, the latter provides effective sales and marketing solutions that allow companies to achieve up to 30% additional performance. The company claims more than 450 corporate clients, including Accenture, Deloitte, BMW and Nexity.
This investment should allow Nomination to expand its market share and offer new features to its customers to better exploit data. “This transaction will allow us to pursue our growth strategy», Declared Serge Papo (opposite), co-founder of Nomination.
A few months after announcing its arrival in the world of e-sport, the Française des Jeux unveils its first competition, the “FDJ Masters League”, intended for e-sport professionals. As part of this tournament, the 32 best French and European players will compete on the Street Fighter V game. The competition will be broadcast live on the site FDJ eSport. At the end of the day for the winner, a prize of 20,000 euros.
Beyond this professional competition, FDJ eSport has also launched amateur tournaments, the FDJ Open Series ”, which take place on weekends. The company is also organizing the “FDJ Gaming Tour” this summer, a series of public events linked to the e-sport theme.
Marketed for $ 838 in its 32 GB version, the iPhone 7 would cost $ 224.80 to produce, according to data from IHS Markit reported by Statista. Unsurprisingly, the screen of the device costs the most (19% of the total production cost), followed by the radio antennas (15% of the production cost) and the camera (9% of the production cost. ).
What is the main obstacle encountered by IT professionals in the development of their skills? This is the question Brocade asked the 630 people interviewed as part of its study “Digital Transformation Skills Index 2017“. The lack of time to train as well as the lack of training budget come first, each cited by 45% of respondents. Only 10% of respondents believe that there is currently no obstacle to the professional development of their IT teams.
Philippe Trimborn and François-Marie Geslin appointed to the Domplus Board of Directors
Domplus announces the arrival of Philippe trimborn and Francois-Marie Geslin within its board of directors. Philippe Trimborn is Director of Social Innovation and Digital Transformation at Orange. As for François-Marie Geslin, he is a member of the executive committee of the AG2R La Mondiale group.
Emmanuel Russel becomes Managing Director delegate of JCDecaux Holding
Emmanuel Russel joined JCDecaux Holding as Deputy Managing Director. He was previously Managing Director of Compagnie Lebon.
Bertrand Dumast is promoted to Commercial Director by Soon
Soon agency announces the promotion of Bertrand dumast as sales manager. He previously held the position of Business Developer and e-commerce consultant.
Rob Goodhew arrives as head of Spie UK
Rob goodhew is promoted to general manager of Spie UK. He was previously CEO of the group’s tertiary management.
Alban de Renty joins Concilio as director Marketing and Business Development
Concilio announces the arrival ofAlban de Renty as Director of Marketing and Business Development. He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Drop Don’t Park.
Elzéar Executive Search is looking for a Sales & Marketing Director (M / F) for its client
Beauvais Airport (Sté SAGEB), with its turnover of 55 M € and its 250 employees, manages the third airport activity in Ile de France, with 4 million passengers per year. The airport generates some 1,300 direct jobs and nearly € 300 million in economic impact.
In a context of transformation of its business, the company has to diversify its sources of income, and to digitize its presence on the market. To do this, it is recruiting a new Sales and Marketing Director.
Reporting to the Deputy General Manager and member of the management committee, the sales and marketing director defines, coordinates and enforces the sales and marketing strategy with the aim of developing non-aeronautical revenues and airport services.
This income development will be achieved in particular by:
The increase in frequentation of the Paris-Beauvais shuttle, car parks and other airport services; the implementation of a strategy of diversification of turnover and products / services; monitoring of businesses and platform operators.
The animation of a new digital strategy of the airport with companies, tour operators, passengers of the entire catchment area of the airport and potential customers of the destination network (end of lines).
The development of aeronautical revenues with existing airlines; increased air traffic and the airport’s destination network; welcoming new scheduled and charter airlines and developing partnerships with travel agencies.