Five key trends emerged from Forrester's recent Digital Transformation Summit, held May 9-10 in Chicago. These include the rise of AI and a heightened urgency for legacy enterprises to accelerate the rate of their digital evolution.
IT projects, especially infrastructure projects can be challenging to get approved. Discuss the "cost of downtime" in your proposal so senior management can visualize and understand the risk implications, and you will get many more of your projects approved.
The Internet of Things (IoT) market continues to gain momentum, both growing in total connections and into new business and consumer application segments, but still CIOs and other IT leaders diverge on what are the real benefits of this technologies for the business and, mainly, what are the potential risks.
How can the traditional IT organizations remain business relevant while the business IT divide remains, the shadow IT spending increases, and the third-party providers increase their share of the enterprise IT spend? Lean IT has the potential of transforming the way enterprises manage their technology capabilities in the digital-age.
Writing is evidence of thinking. We hire knowledge workers to think and then convert their thinking into action. People produce content that looks like work, based on what they think work should look like. An important part of content analytics is identifying how information gets shaped. The writing that emerges from dissonant areas of the enterprise points to a different set of possibilities.
Do you assume that your managers and staff members will apply common sense to daily operational activities? If so, you may be in trouble. Let's look at how you can use the RACI model and other IT governance tools to address the deficiencies of DNA.
How can technology departments help end users overcome fear of change when trying to take the business to the next level? Here are five tips to help your stakeholders and users overcome their fears and move forward.
We find universal coordination throughout the natural world. Dynamic environments enable indirect interactions for the production of unified objectives. Let’s explore the four principles of stigmergic collaboration and their application in the design of intelligent systems.
A study by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services finds that whlie most companies believe digital disruption is already or soon will disrupt their industry, fewer than half have enacted a digital strategy.
The digital part of transformation is only the technology element. Transformation happens when the enterprise mission changes. Once an organization is a certain size it becomes like a vertebrate: Everything needs to connect to the technology backbone. “Why are we doing this?” is the question the strategic CxO most wants to hear. It’s a question that leads to blood, sweat and tears but without it there won’t be mission transformation.
Can intelligence be amplified by thinking together? Ants do it. Birds do it. What about humans? Collective intelligence is the next wave of intelligence. Swarm intelligence connects systems with real-time feedback loops. Individual efforts combine to form a greater value.
Most county and municipal governments don't have formal information governance programs, but adoption of IG would reduce risks, lower costs and vastly improve quality of services in these organizations.
Your daily habits could be interrupted by connected systems enabling access to new processing paradigms. Information processing systems inspired by biological nervous systems may change your diagnosis.
Why explain and re-explain logic when you can design a machine learning system to automatically learn for you? Performing activities that add value required access to data and intelligence. Start by defining the data you require to make intelligent decisions.
Is artificial intelligence too generic? Maybe we should be talking more about machine intelligence and less about artificial intelligence. How do we discover the theory of trust and reasoning for advanced autonomous A.I. systems?
SnapLogic's new Iris technology uses artificial intelligence to power an enterprise integration assistant designed to help business users, analysts and developers connect data, applications and processes.
Customers, entrepreneurs, banks and financial institutions in general have all felt the sudden impact of FinTech over the last few years. In fact, banks are expected to invest more than $20 billion on technologies in 2017, and the regulatory challenge is one to receive a piece of this investment. RegTech is one of the most recent technologies involved in the FinTech and financial services digital revolution.
Enterprise software implementations usually take substantially longer and cost more than planned. When going live they often cause major business disruption. Here's a look at the root cause of the problem, with suggestions for resolving it.
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