digital transformation

Top Insights from our #DigitalReinvention Chat You Won’t Want to Miss

Digital transformation has evolved into more than a future possibility in the back of our collective business cognition. It’s now a necessity to begin the process of digitally reinventing your business – it’s a matter of survival to survive and thrive in the modern marketplace. With SAPPHIRE 2017 on our doorstep, we hosted a CrowdChat […]

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Roadmap Dilemma in the Era of S/4HANA Analytics

Business analytics solutions struggle with defining the difference between operational analytics and strategic analytics. Based on my experience working on multiple BI projects for clients over the years, I see that the majority of reporting requirements are centered around operational reporting. Business process owner are now realizing the need for strategic analytics. Here’s a quick […]

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Three Companies Driving Digital Transformation

You’ve heard about it; your company made it a priority for 2017, but how do you achieve digital transformation?  The task seems daunting, especially when you read headlines like 84% of companies fail at digital transformation. With most of the IT budget going to transformation projects, you’ve got to be amongst the 16% who succeed. […]

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2017 Retail Trends That CMOs Shouldn’t Miss

CMOs need to be on top of their game in 2017. As the new year opens, certain trends are re-shaping how consumers shop, not the least of which is the continuing change in consumer behavior. Now more than ever, customers expect a 360-degree shopping experience that puts their needs first. In fact, the companies that […]

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Digital Transformation: Make it Real

In the last few months, my conversation with clients quickly turned to a technology or a customer experience discussion. While both are important aspects of digital transformation, I believe it takes more than that to reinvent your company. Technology adoption or digitization alone do not equate to digital transformation. However, technology can serve as a […]

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DIY Giant Praktiker Drives Rocketing Sales

When the roof falls in, how will you cope? The 2008 global financial crisis shook the foundations of the housebuilding industry. As looming uncertainty rattled the nerves of consumers and corporate investors alike, many construction and home improvement projects were shelved. For DIY companies such as Praktiker, this news spelled disaster. Declining sales struck its […]

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Moving your SAP Apps to the Cloud: Cost Drivers and Implementation Options

According to a recent SAP Insider Webcast, 40% of you have not even started to evaluate SAP HANA. The other 60% of you are in various states of evaluating, planning or implementing SAP HANA.  This article is for those of you who are seeking guidance on how to get started and what to look for […]

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Three Challenges CMOs are Facing in the Digital Economy

The digital economy is here across all industries – creating disruption in the business landscape as organizations embrace digital reinvention and transformation. So what do we mean with Digital Transformation? Digital Transformation means different things to different people: For some it’s about technology For others, digital is a new way of engaging with customers And […]

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Transform Human Capital Management for the Digital Era

How is the Human Capital Management taking the digital era challenges? We are at the forefront of the Era of Digital Transformation; a time when two storm fronts are rapidly starting to converge on the way we do business today.  The first front is owned by technology and dominated by emerging trends like virtualization, cloud, […]

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Launch of Digital Transformation Cognitive Solutions

Sapphire is the most significant event in the SAP industry and is just round the corner. IBM has recently announced the launch of the Digital Transformation partnership with SAP and innovative cognitive solutions. The LSS (Lab for Sap Solutions) at IBM GBS which I run, has been leading the development charge in driving this exciting […]

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Transform your Business, with the Art of the Possible

“Transform” has been said many times but it has never held more potential…Digital transformation is here! As we head into final SAPPHIRE preparations, I wanted to share a personal perspective on the IBM-SAP Digital Partnership journey to bring to this initiative to life for our clients. We have said that we will combine the best […]

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Driving Digital Transformation with IBM Cloud and SAP

IBM has always been at the forefront of cloud technology as a pioneer in both hosting and virtualization, the key characteristics of cloud as we know it today. The digital transformation for cloud is now at the horizon! What is the impact of digital transformation for cloud? As part of our cloud journey, we have […]

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