Shammah Banerjee

Shammah is the Senior Editor at Nimbus Ninety. She tracks down the most exciting stories in business and tech, produces the content and gets to chat with the biggest innovators of the moment at Chief Disruptor LIVE.

Recent Posts

2021: A State of Optimism?

on 26-Jan-2021 09:43:01 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Thought Leadership
“Cautious optimism is hugely important,” the CIO of a large coffeeshop chain told us at the end of 2020. The sentiment of caution is familiar: the lockdown life we have all come to know is characterised by endless cancelled plans, delayed returns to the office and an underlying sense of uncertainty. Any optimism that we entertain must be held up with the slightest suspicion that our well-laid plans may indeed fall apart. 
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Understanding the Rise of Enterprise Application Testing

on 25-Nov-2020 14:04:00 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
As organisations prioritise agility and speed, enterprise applications and off-the-shelf productions have become increasingly popular as options to build up enterprise architecture. In addition to fuelling business processes, these key structures also serve as the backbone to innovation. In a world where 59% of organisations deploy a new software build daily, employing enterprise applications can harness new capabilities for agility but they also bring particular challenges around complexity.  Nimbus Ninety members gathered online to discuss the major pitfalls when it comes to testing enterprise applications, based on research done in partnership with Tricentis that revealed key findings in this space. 
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The Route to Rapid Innovation

on 29-Jul-2020 17:00:28 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
Innovation is the lifeblood of organisations: it is where new opportunities lie and allows the organisation to rejuvenate itself and respond to change. However with greater pressure on IT teams to deliver and reduce cost, the steps to achieve innovation are littered with challenges. Nimbus Ninety members gathered online to discuss how to optimise and reduce costs while responding rapidly to changing business priorities as a result of COVID-19.   
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The Secrets to the Data-Driven Enterprise

on 29-Jul-2020 10:57:43 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
It’s no secret that organisations that are data-driven outperform the rest in terms of growth, efficiency and innovation. The question is how they do it. As data-driven companies begin to dominate the market, the challenge is to understand how they get the most out of their data and apply it to the most critical of their business challenges.  Nimbus Ninety members gathered online with DataStax, an open source, cloud-native database provider, to discuss the different technologies that are driving recovery and growth, as well as to explore what the path is to becoming a data-driven enterprise.  
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Delivering Through Adversity

on 18-Jun-2020 18:14:31 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
Since the beginning of May, 62% of businesses in the UK have reported a decrease in turnover outside of the normal range.1 As the global pandemic impacts businesses agnostic of size or age, affected organisations must find new strategies to keep businesses running. One major challenge is maintaining short-term response alongside mid-term strategies for the future. As the world goes virtual, infrastructure needs to be optimised, remote working delivered and data volumes supported.  Nimbus Ninety members gathered for a virtual breakfast to discuss the challenges of repositioning for a new future and the imperatives for short-term response. 
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The Next Chapter of Digital Reinvention

on 19-Mar-2020 18:19:19 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
The digital landscape has evolved massively, thanks to progress in cloud, automation and artificial intelligence. With rapid growth in data and intense market competition driving business leaders to rethink digital strategy, innovation is crucial to remaining competitive. As automation and AI technology progresses, businesses have the potential to truly transform their processes and lay the foundations for growth. This is particularly true in today’s uncertain climate brought on by COVID-19 and the economic downturn. Nimbus Ninety members gathered virtually to discuss how to realise a new wave of operational efficiency and what it means for business productivity.
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The Foundations for AI at Scale

on 05-Mar-2020 18:09:27 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
Advancements in artificial intelligence has left organisations striving more than ever for digital transformation success. With the business potential that can be unlocked with AI, it is crucial to lay the right foundations to innovate in the next decade. However, research shows that 81% of executives aspire to derive value from AI, but don’t understand the data and infrastructure required to support it. As this year’s Digital Trends Report showed, cost of the technology proved to be a big hindrance for implementation with 45% struggling, as well as lack of skills to enable the change (42%). The journey to AI at scale is clearly a bumpy one from a data, skills and cost perspective. Nimbus Ninety members gathered in Prince Philip House opposite St. James’ Park to discuss how to navigate this path and build the right foundations for leveraging AI at scale.
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A Faster Path to Personalisation

on 14-Feb-2020 15:19:49 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
Great brands interact with their individual customers. Today, customers expect more and more from brands, to the point that 69% of businesses rank improving customer experience and engagement as a very high priority in 2020. Across the board, organisations need to develop their relationship with their customers to compete in the marketplace and create enduring brands. The key to this goal is personalisation. However, businesses repeatedly come up against common foes: inconsistency of experience, data privacy concerns, time-consuming curation. Nimbus Ninety members gathered in The Mercer to discuss how to accelerate their personalisation dreams, and learn from the best-in-class.
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Understanding the Anatomy of Work

on 05-Feb-2020 16:55:51 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
The pressure is mounting on digital marketing teams to complete projects at speed. However, the increased workload is causing employees to spend the majority of their time “working about work” rather than doing the skilled work they should be undertaking. Nimbus Ninety members sat down for breakfast at The Mercer in Central London to discuss best productivity practices and how to remove barriers that hinder efficiency.
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The Data Debate

on 03-Feb-2020 17:19:33 By | Shammah Banerjee | 0 Comments | Event reports
Data is being gathered at an accelerated pace, by everyone from governments to businesses to individuals. For businesses especially this is resulting in huge potential for growth and innovation. However, this is affecting organisations’ ability to strategise as managing the vast volumes of data has become a strain on infrastructure. Nimbus Ninety members gathered at the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street to discuss how to overcome the problems of an increasingly datafied world.
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