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The ‘why’ of digital transformation is the key to unlocking value

Too many leadership teams focus on the ‘how’ or ‘what’ of their digitalization projects – which makes the destination less clear and can lead to negative ROI.

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The top 7 change management tools

With uncertainty on the rise, change management software is becoming an increasingly vital part of digital transformation, helping companies to transition smoothly and thrive.

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Skills and traits of elite IT automation teams

From RPA to AI, automation has become a key IT priority. Here’s what to look for in building a versatile team suited to automating processes across your enterprise.

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10 common ERP mistakes to avoid

From underbudgeting to not letting the business drive the project, IT leaders must beware the following pitfalls when implementing or updating an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system — or migrating one to the cloud.

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ServiceNow bets on citizen developers in latest enterprise push

ServiceNow offers enterprises a platform on which to formalize the informal workplace processes eroded by the move to working from home.

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IFS launches cloud-native, containerized ERP

The ERP vendor’s IFS Cloud gives CIOs hosting flexibility, freedom from infrastructure management, and vertical options tailored to their industries.

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How Skyworks embraced self-service IT

CIO Satya Jayadev and his team are democratizing technology and creating a self-service model to empower business users.

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Is hyperautomation in your organization's future?

Enterprises can take their automation efforts to the next level by combining technologies such as robotic process engineering, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.

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16 technology winners and losers, post-COVID

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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What is business process analysis? A methodology for improving process

BPA helps organizations dig into vital business and IT processes to find problems and opportunities for improvement.

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Northwell Health’s new HR cloud faced early COVID test

When the pandemic hit New York, the local healthcare provider was able to turn a test analytics environment into a live dashboard for managing staffing needs.

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What is business process management? The key to enterprise agility

Business process management (BPM) is the practice of discovering and controlling an organization’s processes to align them with business goals as the business evolves.

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7 key questions facing the future of work

A global pandemic raised the bar for IT’s capabilities. IT leaders say 2021 will be even more challenging.

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How technology creates an ecosystem of learning at Walden University

Walden CIO Karthik Venkatesh discusses how the university is leveraging SaaS, RPA, AI, and more to maximize student success.

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Top 7 ERP trends for 2021

Cloud, AI and mobility take hold, as enterprises seek improved integration, democratization of application development and a greater emphasis on customer experience.

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‘Rise with SAP’: SAP bets on migrating your ERP to its cloud

Christian Klein says SAP’s new business transformation as a service offering will reduce TCO. Users groups are skeptical given sketchy details.

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At FedEx, sensors and analytics fuel COVID-19 vaccine distribution

FedEx is relying on insights from its SenseAware ID IoT system and Microsoft’s Azure machine learning software to ensure coronavirus vaccines reach their final destinations.

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10 dark secrets of robotic process automation

RPA promises to streamline workflows, glue together legacy systems, and empower business users to solve their own problems. But beneath the big wins lurk hidden issues worth addressing.

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