Business Technology Insights (by Forrester) By 2020, firms that are not fully leveraging the public cloud for big data analytics will be hard-pressed to keep the pace set by digital leaders that innovate with emerging technology faster than their competitors.
Business Technology Insights (by Forrester) The problem with exponential systems is that they look linear early on, so we tend to misjudge them. There is a very practical side to this that CIO’s have to understand. You see, it’s not that smart people don’t see the change coming -- what they fail to estimate correctly is the speed at which it comes. Every business disruption story ever told boils down to this. Certain emerging technologies accelerate others, creating an exponential effect on business outcomes.
Feature As technology has become a core part of business strategy, it needs to adapt to continual disruption in the business model, says Forrester's Brian Hopkins, who offers some advice on how to do this
Opinion In today's world, digital disruption can strike in the blink of an eye, which has IT executives rethinking competitive strategies. In order to compete with digital disruptors businesses must take a new investment approach to emerging technology.
Practicing Enterprise Architecture When we get used to something, we often think it will never change but it does eventually; who bought a house in 2006 and assumed the value would surely keep going up?
Practicing Enterprise Architecture Just attended a Big Data symposium courtesy of IBM and thought I’d share a few insights, as probably many of you have heard the term but are not sure what it means to you.
Practicing Enterprise Architecture As I dig into my initial research, it dawned on me - some technology trends are having an impact on information management/data warehouse (DW) architectures, and EAs should consider these when planning out their firm's road map. The next thought I had - this wasn't completely obvious when I began. The final thought?
Practicing Enterprise Architecture You may have noticed that this blog's subject matter covers EA practices, challenges and strategy but does not say much about technology. While this has been important over the past few years to move EA out of a pure-play technologist role, I think it is time for a change.
Practicing Enterprise Architecture The current IT Delivery model will not support tomorrow's competitive environment.It simply takes too long. While the Business is "ordering" and IT is "delivering", another more nimble competitor has pulled their business partners into the kitchen and prepared a better dish, together, in half the time.