Nearly 9 out of 10 companies plan to divest assets in the next two years, but effectively executing a divestiture from an IT perspective can be a complex and challenging process. These are a few of the common software headaches companies run into when divesting parts of their business and why properly addressing these issues in your software or cloud agreement well before a divestiture is of utmost importance.
While enterprises cope with an overload of communications and collaboration applications, planners are being challenged to centralize on strategic platforms to meet the needs of a diverse workforce and improve productivity.
The sharing economy is expanding beyond peer-to-peer dealings among consumers and has now made its way into businesses-to-business transactions. SMBs would do well to consider participating in this rapidly growing sector.
Jones Lang LaSalle has hit on a successful formula for its leased properties, leveraging mobile apps, IoT and analytics to offer digital services to corporate employees accustomed to personalized services.
Digital transformation continues to be a priority for CIOs and organizations. But, maybe we are focusing on the wrong thing. Isn’t it time that leaders focused more on transformation to achieve business results rather than implementing digital solutions?
Secil Watson, head of Digital Solutions for Business at Wells Fargo, tackles digital transformation by considering each challenge in three distinct time horizons. Her ultimate goal: to automate IT out of a job.
Gen Z is starting to enter college and become more financially independent, which puts pressure on banks to provide them with tailored services and offerings based on their preferences. New technology innovations will help banks further engage with this cohort.
There is no doubt that technology, and the speed at which is it changes, has significantly impacted the way we do business today. But although technology has vastly improved the transactional efficiencies of business, the true revolution is being driven by how technology has influenced customer expectations.
Frédéric Véron extols the virtues of smart software execution, deploying machine learning and sound principles to ensure the bank’s software operates optimally in a sector where downtime can be deadly.
Despite the slow pace of adoption for new technology-enabled solutions, there is an unprecedented opportunity today in healthcare’s digital transformation today. Innovators need to operate with an abundance mindset.
From navigating politics to jettisoning ROI, CIOs from Bharti Airtel, Land O'Lakes and the United Nations shared tips for IT leadership in disruptive times during a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium.
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.
We need a fundamentally new approach to managing the cloud that allows decentralized teams to adopt the cloud and run at cloud-speed, while still maintaining the best practices and optimum security/efficiency required by our business.
With all of its technological advancements both anticipated and yet realized, the 4th Industrial Revolution may be a revolution of industry but also a radical evolution of how business itself is conducted.
As with most significant changes, digital transformation can elicit both passive and aggressive reactions. In the correct context and with the right audience, both perspectives can be valid and useful. How can IT leaders embrace these representations to enact true transformation within an organization?
Interactive shelf displays, IoT sensor systems and a mobile shopping system are among the technologies Kroger is selling to interested parties through a new venture. Kroger CIO Chris Hjelm oversaw the innovations.
The promise of digital transformation is inspiring, but you need to balance your commitments for digital capability development against financial objectives. Smart work and resource management solutions can make the difference between falling behind or leading the pack in this connected, digital world.
The digital health landscape suffers from a highly fragmented ecosystem of point solutions and a surfeit of big technology firms with no real solutions to deploy with speed and scale. However, there are a few ways to address the challenges.
The NBA's defending champions are using chatbots, augmented and virtual reality to bolster fan engagement. Now they're sifting through fan data to better target them with merchandise, tickets and other offers.
There are four potential roles IT can play in in its company’s digital transformation activities, ranging from an uninvolved “DX observer” to your company’s “DX leader." The difference is IT’s organizational clout and its ability to innovate. Which one are you?
To lift IT performance from “bad” to “good,” conventional strategies, stricter cost controls and increased governance may suffice. However, to become “great”, CIOs need to innovate the way they manage technology during digital transformation.
Over the next year, the traditional enterprise will become the intelligent enterprise – able to detect regulatory, technological, market and competitive challenges and proactively turn them into business successes or opportunities.
As IT teams face new challenges and old constraints in 2018, artificial intelligence has finally emerged as a practical solution for improving productivity and effectiveness while transforming the perception of IT from cost-center to innovator.
Technological innovations have been the primary driver of digital transformation until now. To maintain the momentum, digital transformation needs a corresponding wave of innovations in technology management. IT effectiveness is the strive to achieve the best business outcomes from the available technology spending.
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.
More than one-fifth of IT effort is potentially wasted on technology outputs that are never used, up to forty percent of business opportunities may be missed due to delays, and outdated management practices tax the IT workforce productivity by double digits.
Digitally interacting with a customer through a live, Internet-connected application allows a deeper understanding of that customer as an individual because the flow of data is ongoing and bidirectional.
One year into his role as CEO, Jeffrey Gennette has attributed Macy's limited turnaround so far to a renewed focus on the customer and has doubled down in that area significantly by testing and then scaling out a range of new capabilities and experiences.
Today, headlines about digital transformation dominate blogs and journals. IT leaders feel that they should have already started their organization’s transition into the digital age. But the amount of buzz around this trend shouldn’t force you into a hasty decision.
Embracing The Open Group Architecture Framework allows architects and organizations to adopt additional or fewer steps to match the culture and approaches required within the firm. Just don’t expect a tight, holistic view to come out of loosely coupled concepts alone.rn
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