Can devops be delivered in a distributed labor model?

Can devops be delivered in a distributed labor model?

The key to a high-functioning devops team? Two pizza boxes and one Nerf ball.

Can managed services fit in a digital services model?

Can managed services fit in a digital services model?

New digital models are disrupting managed services and leading enterprises to question their value going forward.

Collapsing the IT stack disrupts the systems integration market

Collapsing the IT stack disrupts the systems integration market

There’s a more effective way to deploy technology than the SI model.

Cost reduction and new tech capabilities aren't the goals for a performance breakthrough

Cost reduction and new tech capabilities aren't the goals for a performance breakthrough

The rear-view mirror shows these goals are worthy of investment — but won’t transform a business.

Remedy for frustrations in legacy IT infrastructure contracting model

Remedy for frustrations in legacy IT infrastructure contracting model

Here's what a better, more rational legacy infrastructure contracting vehicle would look like, and how companies would benefit.

The impact of automation collapsing enterprise IT

The impact of automation collapsing enterprise IT

The IT stack is collapsing, thanks to the latest innovation in IT and moving into a software-defined service-oriented architecture. What can happen as a result of the collapse is important for every company to understand, as the more...

IT relevance and delivery model changes when moving to digital models

IT relevance and delivery model changes when moving to digital models

How IT’s value is becoming more relevant in a digital age.

3 reasons why innovation and technology pilots often don’t succeed

3 reasons why innovation and technology pilots often don’t succeed

Disruption from new technologies and new business models fundamentally changes companies’ competitive positioning. Most CEOs and boards of directors today recognize their business is at risk if they don’t change, as disruptive...

Impact of organizational fatigue on digital transformation initiatives

Impact of organizational fatigue on digital transformation initiatives

Organizational fatigue is a major roadblock that causes delays or even failure but can be avoided with the right approach.

IT faces conflicts in realities of digital world

IT faces conflicts in realities of digital world

IT faces two realities: a legacy environment and a digital environment. When your company commits to a digital future, your legacy environment doesn’t go away. But adopting a bimodal strategy is not successful. Here’s the reality:...

In digital, what was context now becomes core

In digital, what was context now becomes core

The quest for operational excellence through outsourcing IT over recent decades creates a dilemma for digital transformation.

How DevOps changes the delivery of IT functions

How DevOps changes the delivery of IT functions

Labor arbitrage and shared services companies have had a perfect marriage over the last 20 years. Then along came the Digital Revolution with new business models and a new construct for services. One component of the digital model...

Blockchain-enabled “smart contracts” solve problems in administering IT ecosystem services

Blockchain-enabled “smart contracts” solve problems in administering IT ecosystem services

Businesses are moving into a software-defined world with usage-based service contracts and an “Everything-as-a-Service” ecosystem of providers. But there’s a problem: Contracts have not kept up with the desire to buy things in an...

Why a hackathon may not be a good strategy for your company

Why a hackathon may not be a good strategy for your company

Hackathons, or hackfests, are getting a lot of buzz for being a collaborative, crowdsourced way of generating new product or service ideas. Sometimes they’re even touted for ideas that drive change and create a competitive advantage....

A fundamental flaw in approaching digital transformation

A fundamental flaw in approaching digital transformation

What makes digital technologies so different and disruptive is their potential to enable very substantial business benefits. “Enable” is the key word. Too often, executives see the power of a technology and reason to themselves “This...

CEO mandate is not enough for success in digital transformation

CEO mandate is not enough for success in digital transformation

If you’re a CIO or other executive tasked with leading a digital transformation project, chances are high that you’re left-brained oriented – you’re a logical thinker and are very good at solving problems. But be careful when you...

Is blockchain technology secure for your company’s transactions?

Is blockchain technology secure for your company’s transactions?

Blockchain technology is hard to ignore as practically everybody’s talking about it. That’s understandable because it’s predicted to disrupt the value flows that underpin business transactions and economies as well as create new...

How blockchain technology applies to your company

How blockchain technology applies to your company

Companies need to be aware of the advantages and start thinking about how to use blockchain.

The disruption and promise of artificial intelligence

The disruption and promise of artificial intelligence

There’s no shortage of books, news articles and comments in social media about how artificial intelligence (A.I.) is shaping our future. Although it’s still blazing a trail, we’re on the brink of A.I. disruption that will change all...

How a CIO shifted IT’s role to enable growth through digital innovation

How a CIO shifted IT’s role to enable growth through digital innovation

How would you go about leading a challenging digital transformation? Tips from a global vehicle manufacturer’s complex transformation to accelerate time to value.

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