Transforming to a Digital Enterprise

All things digital transformation

To lower enterprise risk, get cyberresilient

The digital transformation of business puts information technology at the center of your enterprise. At the same time, it greatly expands risks to the enterprise. As these cyber risks become central to both operational and business risk, they’ll have a greater influence on the enterprise’s overall risk. What you need is cyberresilience. That’s the ability […]

The digital workplace: Making the magic happen

Globalization and the growth of the “outside-in” digital enterprise have thoroughly disrupted the workplace. The company-employee equation has changed dramatically, with the “task” becoming the primary focus. Collaboration happens intuitively and digitally across boundaries. As workers exercise more independence, taking jobs they’re truly interested in, businesses reduce traditional benefits and brick-and-mortar office space to free […]

The value of orthogonal data to insurers

It is anticipated that within the next three years, on average every human being on the planet will create about 1.7 megabytes of new information every second. This includes 40,000 Google searches every second, 31 million Facebook messages every minute, and over 400,000 hours of new YouTube videos every day. At first glance, the importance […]

The basics behind making your apps agile and user friendly

Upstart companies that have created business models based on software and the Internet are causing massive disruptions in traditional businesses and industries. Established businesses that were once dominant must compete in new ways and are racing to catch up. They must contend with very large IT installations that they built at great expense to get […]

Transforming to a digital enterprise

Change is everywhere, it’s accelerating, and most companies today recognize that disruption has come to their industries, fueled by advances in digital technologies and more collaborative outside-in cultures. Indeed, many have already begun a digital transformation to ensure that their business is not left behind. Digital leaders understand, however, that simply implementing certain technologies isn’t […]

How does a business benefit from hybrid cloud?

Hybrid cloud platforms deliver value to your business by enabling a digital transformation journey for the enterprise, giving the best from both worlds — public cloud and on-premise private cloud infrastructure — and transcending the corporate boundary, all while keeping you firmly in control. Much of the gain can be attributed to advances in platform […]

Raising your Analytics IQ

Rapid innovation and productivity breakthroughs require an accelerated digital transformation strategy that brings together people, business processes, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and new human-to-machine interaction technologies. Stakeholders across the organization must commit to enhancing insight-driven decision-making capabilities, leading cultural changes and applying systematic approaches to optimize business intelligence and data warehouse environments. Cost savings should be leveraged to deploy advanced […]

Digital transformation: Unlocking the back office, too

Digital Transformation is most frequently associated with customer-facing activities embracing customer intimacy through more contextualized conversations and self-service capabilities. These customer experiences can certainly contribute to top-line growth, but sometimes give glimpses into gaps in a company’s ability to fulfill demand quickly and with that same level of information-rich interaction. Some might say that the second […]

2017: The maturing of IoT and the Industrial Internet

As enterprises start to realize how valuable Internet of Things (IoT) data is for improving production quality, design efficiency, supply chains, service capabilities, customer experience, partner relationships and more, they’re starting to formally strategize IoT adoption. In 2017, enterprises will look to invest in platforms that make it easier to incorporate IoT in their overall […]

2017: The rise of the Sinosphere and the Digital Silk Road

The continued rise of the Sinosphere (the East Asian cultural sphere that has been historically influenced by China) in the digital economy is unquestionable and worth watching closely in 2017. The Silk Road — the famous trading route traveled by Marco Polo — enabled the flow of culture, ideas and goods from the East to […]