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Innovation and the Failure of Enterprise Architecture

How did we get to this place where our products, processes, and systems resemble a Rube Goldberg-esque design? Who is responsible for the complexity in our environments?

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We need Cloud Foundry for IoT

Cloud Foundry has become the default standard for private and hybrid PaaS solutions in the enterprise. The enterprise IOT space offers a unique set of opportunities for Cloud Foundry to become one of the most relevant platforms to...

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Digital businesses are shaking the foundation of traditional management

In this ever expanding, tech-centric environment -- “old-school” management thinking will not be enough to develop truly innovative digital business solutions.

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Do you begin an enterprise transformation with the business or with IT?

For many companies change is a way of life. In fact, companies need to change in order to survive. Enterprise transformation deals with the fundamental organizational change that impacts how its core business is conducted. This need...

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Cognitive automation gives employees the freedom to innovate

Cognitive automation is not just a component of technology implementation, but part of a holistic strategy that reaches across the enterprise, potentially improving the performance of every employee.

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4 ways to keep digital business development on course

Proven methods to help navigate the seemingly endless number of ways that a digital business development effort can go wrong.

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Digital business success requires collaboration

Digital business development involves much more than creating siloed software solutions born from within IT departments. With so many moving pieces, CIO’s must weave collaboration into the very fabric and DNA of their digital business...

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Why it's important to understand the digital business

Regardless of the type of business you are in or how global market predictions may eventually play out, building a successful digital business plan is no longer an option, it is an imperative for survival. Understanding what a...

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How to prepare for the IT department of the future

In the IT industry, change is the only constant. So how can IT professionals best prepare themselves for the future? Follow these steps.

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Beyond bitcoin: Can the blockchain power industrial IoT?

Bitcoin has become one of the most interesting technologies of the past few years. The magic behind bitcoin is powered by an equally exciting technology known as the blockchain. While the Bitcoin is certainly the most famous...

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5 tech trends that will drive the next wave of mobile innovation in the enterprise

Innovation in the mobile space continues at a record pace and the enterprise is not the exception. In recent months, the industry has produced a series of technologies that will play an important role in the next successful generation...

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Now for Something Completely Different

We’re in the midst of a sea change where business stakeholders’ expectations coupled with cloud technologies demand transforming the classic functional perspective.

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The case for moving to a cloud-based accounting system - the operations perspective

Are your accounting systems no longer meeting your needs and are expensive to maintain? Are you intrigued by cloud applications, but don’t know where to begin? I recently led a panel discussion with a CFO, CIO and a visionary in...

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Who does IT really serve?

CIOs are grappling with the shift in IT that takes control away from them to the business consumers (end users) to set the agenda. What are the implications of this shift and how can CIOs and enterprise IT adapt?

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Enterprise IT appears to be going insane

Business users are frustrated with the enterprise IT function because of its inability to meet their business needs in a timely fashion. This frustration is not new and has been around since organizations first centralized IT into a...

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4 ways businesses can close the legacy tech skills gap

As older IT professionals age out of the workforce, companies need to ensure they have the right knowledge and skills to keep their legacy tech running smoothly.

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Is your IT a honeydew melon or a watermelon?

Does your dashboard show users’ true opinions?

The twin engines that power business

Every organization has the power to shape their own normal, but it requires the development and nurturing of the development and production engines to prepare for the next normal and thrive once it arrives.

Software Rationalization

How to do software rationalization right

Use software rationalization to prevent the cost of maintaining existing applications from stifling strategic software initiatives.

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