Charles.Araujo

Charles.Araujo

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Charles Araujo is a technology analyst and internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise, the Digital Experience, and the Future of Work. Researching Digital Transformation for over 10 years, he is now focused on helping leaders transform their organizations around the digital experience and to reimagine the future of work. Publisher and principal analyst of The Digital Experience Report, founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation, co-founder of The MAPS Institute, and author of three books, he is a sought-after keynote speaker and advisor to technology companies and enterprise leaders.

Articles by Charles.Araujo

Amway, the new gig economy and a roadmap for transformation leaders
The Digital Enterprise

Amway, the new gig economy and a roadmap for transformation leaders

As it entered the 21st century, Amway found that the new gig economy had brought with it an entirely new host of competitors and that the nature of the market itself was shifting as consumers increasingly engaged digitally. Its transformational journey offers essential lessons for enterprise leaders everywhere who are facing disruptive threats and need a roadmap to respond.
July 15, 2019
An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation
The Digital Enterprise

An enterprise leader’s guide to the changing landscape of technology innovation

We are seeing work split into two broad camps: those that build and support technology, and those that do work that technology cannot (or which we, as a society, are not yet prepared to) automate. As this shift takes root, enterprise leaders will need to understand its impact, and the changes it will require in how they approach sourcing strategies, how they train employees and where and how they invest around the world as we enter what I call the New Human Age.
June 28, 2019
Is all-in on the cloud a real strategy?
The Digital Enterprise

Is all-in on the cloud a real strategy?

Capital One has committed to moving everything to the cloud. But is it even possible to go all-in on the cloud, and, in the end, is it worth the trouble?
March 27, 2019
The 3 surprising secrets that drive innovation in the digital era
The Digital Enterprise

The 3 surprising secrets that drive innovation in the digital era

What if creating innovative breakthroughs and developing a much-heralded innovation culture isn't about creating tiger teams or unleashing unbridled, free-wheeling creativity into every corner of the organization? What if driving innovation in the digital era came down to three simple actions?
March 8, 2019
Tapping into the WeWork Effect with an app?
The Digital Enterprise

Tapping into the WeWork Effect with an app?

WeWork’s seemingly simplistic approach is having a profound effect on the market, leading enterprise organizations to try to replicate the sense of community, collaboration and engagement it creates. Now competitors are fighting back with apps — and the implications as this plays out are relevant to enterprises everywhere.
February 19, 2019
The Digital Enterprise

Why a computer may be your next manager

As we continue to instrument every facet of modern work, it's beginning to enable data-driven management. The flip side of this data-driven augmentation, however, is that it may make the act of management the prime target for automation. Could it be that it will be the managers that go first?
January 18, 2019
The ‘future of work’ in the digital era may not be what you think
The Digital Enterprise

The ‘future of work’ in the digital era may not be what you think

Despite all the banter about the ‘future of work’ no one is talking about what that really means. Our inability to see through our present reality has limited and tainted our discussions about how work will fundamentally transform over the next couple of decades. It’s time for that to change.
January 9, 2019
Has storage become sexy?
The Digital Enterprise

Has storage become sexy?

In the era of AI, and despite the software-driven everything trend, storage — and hardware more generally — is finding renewed strategic relevance in the enterprise executive suite.
November 19, 2018
Are you ready for the data-driven management revolution?
The Digital Enterprise

Are you ready for the data-driven management revolution?

Even as enterprises embrace data-driven management, they must ensure that they use the power of data to speed decisions, remove ambiguity and increase efficiency — but not at the cost of dehumanizing the organization beyond recognition.
October 17, 2018
It’s a roll-your-own Internet of Things world
The Digital Enterprise

It’s a roll-your-own Internet of Things world

There is a problem with the current roll-your-own building block approach to the Internet of Things (IoT) that is pervasive in the industry. Enterprise leaders must connect the dots and see IoT in the context of how it can help transform the organization to compete in the future.
August 10, 2018
Is the employee experience the digital transformation linchpin?
The Digital Enterprise

Is the employee experience the digital transformation linchpin?

Leadership experts have long held that unhappy employees equal unhappy customers. Therefore, the opposite must be true, right? Business leaders, however, must go beyond that simple intuition and determine if an investment in the employee experience will deliver measurable customer experience outcomes.
June 5, 2018
2 trends reshaping the future of IT support
The Digital Enterprise

2 trends reshaping the future of IT support

We are in the early stages of a broader transformation in how enterprise organizations look at the role of support. In the near future, support will become much more automated, but will also become much more customer-facing.
April 19, 2018
Why the customer experience is the future of monitoring
The Digital Enterprise

Why the customer experience is the future of monitoring

Enterprise IT and business leaders are looking for technology solutions that help them simultaneously transform and reorient the organization’s operating model around the customer experience, while being able to manage the complexity that such an orientation creates.
April 16, 2018
The Digital Enterprise

IBM bets big on the ‘incumbent disruptor’

IBM's gambit will hinge on whether or not enterprise leaders can reshape and reorient organizations built for one era to meet the needs of the next.
March 26, 2018
The 3 principles of modernization success
The Digital Enterprise

The 3 principles of modernization success

How GE Healthcare is dealing with modernization will be instructive as you chart your own modernization path forward.
February 9, 2018
Is it the end of coding in the enterprise?
The Digital Enterprise

Is it the end of coding in the enterprise?

Though the act of developing applications will remain essential and become more critical than ever, the nature of development is changing. And those who adapt first and fastest will win.
December 13, 2017