EDITOR ’ S NOTE
Welcome to the latest edition of Intelligent CIO magazine for Latin America . This month ’ s cover features J . M . Benedetto , CIO , Leroy Merlin Brazil . We look at how leading home
improvement retailer Leroy Merlin Brazil has adopted Qlik Cloud and Qlik Catalog to help accelerate growth through reliable data and self-service analytics .
Being a longtime user of Qlik Sense , the organization was looking to democratize access to data in order to help more of its in-store and back-office employees make faster and better decisions through self-serve analytics to match the growth that the company was experiencing . You can find out more details about the project by turning to p56 .
Elsewhere , we take a look at how Lavoro , the largest distributor of agricultural inputs in Latin America , is experiencing continuous improvement of its internal processes , especially those that drive better identification of the needs of its consumers , with Salesforce .
The entire process of the mining industry can generate more than 2.5 TBs of information per minute , so it is essential to process and analyze this data in real-time so that those in charge ( operators or supervisors ) can make better decisions . For more on this turn to p72 .
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Once again , I ’ d like to wish you a good month ahead and please enjoy the read !
Henry Koibuchi Sakane , Digital Transformation Manager , Lavoro , said : “ We chose Salesforce because we recognize its strength and offer globally scalable solutions . Lavoro has been expanding its business throughout Latin America and our main goal is to create an ecosystem that unites the physical and digital in any location that has a Lavoro reseller or investing companies .” For more details turn to p61 .
In this month ’ s ‘ Industry Watch ’, we look at how the use of microdata centers in the Digital Transformation of the mining industry will allow better processing and storage of information in real-time .
Mark Bowen Editorial Director
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