Forward-thinking CEOs ensure that their organization has access to the latest
digital business technologies. But in today’s global networked economy,
that’s not enough. If you believe that digital transformation knowledge is
power, then fully mastering the ability to apply your IT capabilities into
actionable wisdom is infinitely more potent.
The Harvard Business Review (HBR) market research team recently completed a
global study of the path that several organizations have taken to develop and
deliver the digital learning support resources that their key internal
stakeholders both need and want.
In a prior editorial, I described how Digital Leaders are better prepared to
cross the skills chasm. In this follow-on editorial, I’ll share the typical
roadblocks on the path to digital transformation progress. Plus, I’ll also
share some useful recommendations.
Enabling Ongoi... (more)
Cloud enables IT agility, empowers DevOps teams and helps to transform legacy
business models. The fifth annual Future of Cloud Computing survey
investigates key trends in corporate cloud usage. This year's insightful
survey findings offer perspective from cloud service practitioners across all
"Cloud has been gaining momentum year-over-year since the Future of Cloud
Computing survey was launched five years ago. Looking at the adoption rates
and trends at such a detailed level, it's undeniable that the most successful
technology leaders of today and tomorrow ... (more)
Does your CEO have a bold goal for 2016? Does the goal include the word
‘digital’ or ‘transformation’ in the description? Well, if so,
they’re not alone in their quest for a superior IT-enabled competitive
advantage that positions their organization for the future.
Business technology investment related to digital transformation (DX)
projects will constitute the majority of growth in IT-related markets over
the next five years, according to the latest IDC assessment.
IDC recently shared their analyst predictions for 2016, highlighting key
information and communication technolog... (more)
Today, CEOs in all industries and geographies recognize that in 2016 they'll
have an important choice to make, regarding the development of a cohesive
digital business transformation agenda -- either be empowered by superior
cloud-enabled innovations, or risk being disrupted by more progressive market
The savvy business technology application leaders are already moving from
proof-of-concept cloud computing environments to trusting these platforms
with their mission-critical workloads. According to the latest worldwide
market study by Cisco Systems, this pervasive trend ... (more)
Worldwide, there's a growing appreciation for the many benefits of the Open
Source way. Clearly, being truly Open is a frame of mind that can apply to
just about anything in life -- including the development and nurture of a
progressive company culture that's equipped for the challenges and
opportunities of today's Global Networked Economy.
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, recently launched his new book entitled "The
Open Organization" - Igniting Passion and Performance. He says, "The
conventional approach to business management was not designed to foster
innovation, address the ... (more)