Professor Sanjay Sarma is best known for his ground-breaking work with Kevin Ashton and David Brock in co-founding the MIT Auto-ID Center. It was during this period back in 1999 that the term “Internet of Things” was coined and “things” truly started to get connected to the Internet.
The role of chief digital officer (CDO) is opening the door to the c-suite for women. Both strategic and technical, the CDO role is one that women appear to be fully embracing. CDO Anna Frazzetto suggests why more women are attracted to this increasingly influential role in an industry where lack of female participation has been the norm for decades.
When deluged with so much information, and stark differences in opinion, it’s worth looking at the facts and formulating a go-forward approach which is appropriate for blockchain’s relative maturity in the market and your organizations appetite for risk.
Just as there's a dominant technology platform for digital business, comprised of a set of foundational emerging and disruptive technologies, there's also a dominant new business model emerging in the form of digital business ecosystems.
Many organizations are challenged with truly understanding the state of their commercial relationship with SAP. Part of 1 of this series shows how CIO’s are challenging their organization to baseline and assess their SAP relationship well in advance of a negotiation.
If you're managing any aspect of innovation for your organization, particularly innovation workshops or other initiatives in support of targeted ideation, here are some steps to ensure your activities pass — and even exceed — the litmus test in terms of "lean" principles.
Microsoft's CIO says he and his team think in terms of service offerings and end-to-end business processes, rather than projects and applications, and that helped the company adopt a new IT operating model.
More than just the IoT and big data/fast data/data analytics, the real potential of the Industrial Internet and Industry 4.0 will be realized by the holistic combination of a key set of technology enablers to deliver “dynamic, real-time optimized, self-organizing value chains”.
Here's a list of nine key questions to ask of your next digital business initiative — not just on the vision, value proposition and differentiation of the product or service itself, but on your entire business model and how you intend to go to market.
In 2016, as the race to digital transformation progresses, we’ll start to see the leaders separate themselves from the rest of the pack by setting a firm pace that’s fueled by five essential ingredients.
With all the interest in digital transformation in the business world, what can the world of Formula One, where results are measured in thousandths of a second, teach us about emerging technologies and how to manage, combine and optimize them to deliver competitive advantage?
Every three to five years the map of the world in terms of innovation is redrawn as organizations change strategic direction, bring in new leaders and/or respond to market threats and opportunities. Here are five critical pillars of innovation management capability that need to be a part of any large-scale initiative.
How should an organization think beyond the strategy and get to transformative execution and outcomes for digital business? Here are six steps for digital transformation that you can take to progress from innovative strategy development, to an architectural framework, to practical execution.
Exactly why is digital business so disruptive to traditional business models and traditional notions of industry competition? A useful way to analyze the situation is by looking at Porteru2019s model of the five forces of industry competition and exploring how digital business is impacting each of the various forces.
When it comes to the digital workplace, the popular opinion, and fear, is that machines are encroaching upon human work activities and taking an ever larger percentage of this work away for good, Fortunately, this doesn’t take into account the realm of possibilities created when work processes are reimagined in the context of mutual human-machine collaboration.
When it comes to IoT security, it’s the Wild West out there. One of the main problems is that security is often an afterthought, bolted onto solutions after the fact, once issues arise. Here are some steps to help you do things better.