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Decoding Organizational DNA | Companies are waking up to an untapped source of business growth: vast amounts of new data on work and the workforce that can unlock the potential of their people. This data—now available through a range of digital innovations—is both a goldmine and a minefield.
On one hand, value as far as the eye can see: employees who are more motivated, engaged and highly productive. On the other, the potential for misuse of data: individual rights ignored, employment wrongfully terminated and employees’ skills underutilized. More »
The Wise Pivot | Disruption by digital technologies?
That’s not a new story.
What is new is “the wise pivot”, a pragmatic and replicable approach for harnessing disruption to survive, grow, and remain relevant, both today and tomorrow.
Pivot to the Future introduces business leaders to the tools they need for perpetual reinvention. It’s a battle-tested framework that helps businesses usher in new offerings and scale innovations, while simultaneously revitalizing their current businesses. More »
Future Systems | When we envisioned the Future of Applications back in 2014,1 we defined three groundbreaking strategies for applications in a world in which technology-driven disruption had become the norm.
Centered around the concepts of liquid, intelligent, and connected applications, we predicted these strategies would transform core applications and power the high-velocity, software-driven companies of today.
We now see these strategies adopted widely. With liquid applications, companies are assembling reusable components and modular architectures with a cloud-first mindset. Intelligent applications are maximizing business data through machine learning and analytics. And connected applications are providing the technological foundation for new kinds of business, partner, and customer interactions. More »
Intelligent Process Automation | Predictions for the immediate and not too distant future all point in the same direction – putting your client at the heart of all operational activities will further erode organizational silos around the front, middle, and back office, leading to the emergence of new, borderless, client-centric organizations that can optimize the way value creation is executed. More »
Five Traits of Effective Digital Transformation Leadership: Key Takeaways from 500+ Senior IT Executives | Effective digital transformation requires a range of strategic, organizational, operational, cultural, and talent-related actions to achieve business success. What are the necessary leadership dynamics and characteristics required to take on digital transformation?
Based upon insights derived from surveying over 500 senior IT leaders across the globe, covering topics such as next-generation infrastructure and cybersecurity, we’ve identified a handful of critical qualifications required to lead successful digital transformation journeys.
The webinar content is geared toward global enterprise stakeholders responsible for leading IT and related digital transformation efforts, including Chief Information Officers (CIOs), Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), Chief Digital Officers (CDOs), and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs/CSOs). Attendees will walk away with five key traits required to lead successful digital transformations. More »
How to Make Business Innovation Become Routine | The success of modern enterprises depends on their ability to transform according to the current technological trends. For many reasons, sometimes it’s not easy to update your business processes. Here is when outsourcing of innovations can become a proper solution. More »