How employee expectations drive collaboration in a digital workplace

Written by Adam Kleiner | October 12, 2017 | Business transformation, Cognitive enterprise, Digital reinvention

Mobility is fundamentally reshaping the relationship between the employee and the employer. In today’s digital world, employee and consumer experiences are beginning to look like one and the same. As the line between virtual and physical worlds diminishes, employee collaboration also evolves. The workforce is more collaborative, innovative and agile in a digital workplace. Organizations more

A new day requires new ways: designing “Digital Change” for effective transformation

Written by Tina Marron-Partridge | October 11, 2017 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Digital reinvention

The tectonic plates of business and technology are shifting. In our anytime, anywhere world, the rate of change business leaders face is advancing in the blink of an eye. Today’s business norm is to optimize disruptive innovations powered by a digital revolution. The digitization of work and talent is driving a need for new approaches more

How is cloud driving digital disruption across industries?

Written by Dayna Sargen | September 29, 2017 | Business transformation, Cloud, Journey to cloud

Why did companies and people first start using the cloud? Typically, it was a tactical play to save IT organizations time, human resources and money — table stakes issues. But the platform has quickly evolved, with a new generation of software products leveraging the cloud to drive business agility, scalability to match demand and improved more

What are microservices and why are they important?

Written by Dayna Sargen | September 27, 2017 | Cloud

With the continued, unrelenting expansion of customer, supplier and partner ecosystems, organizations are seeking better ways to strengthen engagement with them, and optimize their contribution to the corporate bottom line. Microservices enable digital leaders to meet the requirements of these constituents by quickly adding new functionality, making changes to and maintaining existing functions, and bringing more

Managing your virtual assets

Written by Kevin Jackson | August 29, 2017 | Cloud, Manage cloud

Today’s businesses run in the virtual world. From virtual machines to chatbots to Bitcoin, physical has become last century’s modus operandi.  Dealing with this type of change in business even has its own buzzword – Digital Transformation.  From an information technology operations point of view, this has been manifested by organizations increasingly placing applications, virtual more

Resiliency orchestration: The answer to disaster recovery challenges for a hybrid environment

Written by Chandra Sekhar Pulamarasetti | March 14, 2017 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Manage cloud...

Disaster recovery in a hybrid IT environment within business-defined service-level agreements is challenging. Workloads are deployed across physical, virtual and cloud environments. There are interdependencies between various layers of IT infrastructure and applications. Whenever there’s a widespread outage, the recovery of a single device, component or application may have little impact on restoring the full more

What is the circular economy and how your company can capitalize on it

Written by Andre Ribeiro | February 2, 2017 | Business transformation, Digital reinvention

According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the EU alone could save $700 billion per year by applying circular economy principles to business and production. The European Commission has calculated that increasing resource productivity by 30 percent before 2030 could create 2 million jobs. What is this circular economy that has such cost-saving, job-making potential? Reinventing more

From CMO to CXO – The data-driven journey towards building a deeper understanding of consumers

Written by Matt Candy | February 23, 2016 | Business resiliency, Business transformation

Our industry is not only changing, but converging. This year’s CMO Study by IBM reveals that as part of an effort to secure their customers, 63 per cent of CMOs state that delivering deeper, richer customer experiences is the top marketing priority in 2016. But how can we shift from this act of recognition to more