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All things digital transformation

HBR Analytic Services survey sheds light on the state of digital transformation

Plenty of companies are either in the midst of, or preparing for, big changes in the way they operate so they can succeed in the digital economy. The changes aren’t for the faint-hearted. They require modernized IT infrastructures and advanced technologies, stalwart leadership, new organisational structures and a flexible approach. So, how do organisations get […]

Digital leaders create a renaissance in their organisations

Renaissance translates as ‘rebirth’, and is the name given to the period when Europe emerged from the Dark Ages into a more enlightened modern era. The Renaissance was a fiercely forward-thinking time. It spawned a scientific revolution where science, technology and culture began a cycle of mutual advancement. In a new report, ‘Winning Through Change […]

Get Agile for adaptive execution

Adaptive execution is a vital discipline for thriving in this age of digital transformation. And becoming Agile can help your organization do it. Adaptive execution — as defined by the Leading Edge Forum (LEF), the commercial think tank of DXC Technology — means being able to respond quickly to threats and exploit new opportunities. It’s […]

Becoming an Agile organization

Agile, a concept borrowed from software development, is now helping organizations in nearly every industry become innovative in their digital transformation. Agile approaches can transform processes, management approaches and even how people do their work. Looking to make your organization Agile? Here are several ways to get started: Change culture: Agile organizations use collaborative teams […]

Are you an Agile Servant Leader?

Building an Agile culture is more important than managing individual Agile projects because it sets the stage for the entire organization to be Agile. Scrum Masters, who lead Agile projects, are responsible for inculcating the right culture and mindset in the organization. But this can be difficult if the Scrum Master is set in old […]

2018: AI gets smarter and more practical

We all know AI is coming to the forefront of technology in the form of machine learning (ML) and deep neural networks, where AI can understand the surroundings and apply that information to the current context, whether it is about data pattern analysis or driving a vehicle. Coupled with increasing capabilities of AI hardware, in […]

2018: Companies grow through digital business extensions

In 2018, companies will increasingly leverage data and other digital capabilities to create new markets, blur industry boundaries, and cross into other industries. This creates an opportunity for digital leaders not just to implement or optimize existing business strategy, but to drive and change business strategy. That is exciting but also tough, because the strategic […]

2018: Businesses get stronger through cyber resilience

In the past, companies tried to create perfect security. You were either secure, or you weren’t. But today, risk is no longer viewed as being perfect or binary. It’s a continuum. In 2018 enterprises will focus on getting their resilience as high as possible — or, reducing their risk by taking down the highest-risk activities. […]

2018: The quantified enterprise — Stop guessing and start measuring

Predictions for 2018: Companies will use the data from digital systems to quantify the business and become more productive The desire to quantify the business will emerge as a primary driver of digital transformation Companies, forced to rethink big data, will turn to advanced machine-learning techniques (like deep learning) to make high-quality decisions Last year we […]

2018: The war for digital talent is vigorous and creative

As technology permeates almost all aspects of our lives, corporations and governments are rapidly evolving their operations to support the needs of digitally-savvy consumers. Demand for digital skills has increased rapidly due to the onslaught of connected devices, AR/VR, social media, analytics and automation in an increasingly mobile world. These and other so-called digital technologies […]