Digital Enterprise

Perspectives on the digital shift

Leadership lessons from highway: Navigating curves en route to Destination Disruption

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This blog is about a mix of highway signs, business strategy and us. How do these three converge? Read on… Any traveler who traverses the Himalayan Roads in Northeast India would be certain to notice some very quirky road safety signs by the Border Roads Organization (BRO), which manages and maintains these treacherous terrains, roads […]

2018, el año de la “re-plataformación”

Con este terrible palabro (“replatform” en inglés americano) al proceso que vive la empresa actual, de adaptarse a los cambios del mercado a gran velocidad, y que va a llegar a su punto álgido en este 2018 que comienza. Responde a la necesidad de ganar productividad y tomar mejores decisiones, gracias a la información que […]

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 […]

RPA myth busting: Common robotics misconceptions (part 2)

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Continuing on my first post, let’s demystify some commonly-used RPA sales pitches. What uncomfortable facts are being swept under the rug? Where should buyers exercise caution before investing their time and resources in a robotics initiative? Here are three more RPA claims that are overplayed:  “RPA solutions can be delivered in 4-6 weeks.” A 4-6 […]

Moving your digital transformation beyond ad-hoc initiatives

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Moving through a digital transformation is tough, no matter where your company is in the journey. Central to the success of any digital transformation initiative is understanding how your company views technology and how your employees work – and then aligning those insights to empower a digital workplace. Ad-hoc and transformation are two of the […]

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 […]

Cinco críticas habituales a los comerciales de IT

Nunca subestimes la capacidad de los clientes de expresar su opinión sobre los comerciales de IT. Tras organizar tres paneles de discusión sobre los retos comerciales de las tecnologías de la salud, he comprobado personalmente la catarsis que experimentó un grupo de compradores al que dimos la oportunidad de compartir sus experiencias, buenas y malas, […]

How IoT powers next-generation Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)

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Enterprise asset management (EAM) has a significant impact on an organization’s ability to overcome challenges and compete in the global market. EAM can result in significant cost savings and growth thanks to its ability to positively affect planning and budgeting, strategic alignment, maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO), risk management, compliance, and organizational harmonization. At the […]

Enterprise virtualization vs. public cloud in 2018

Enterprise virtualization prediction for 2018 tl:dr — no drastic changes from 2017. There are some interesting possibilities, though, and I’ve used Simon Wardley mapping to diagram them. As shown in the enterprise virtualization map on the left, we can now argue that the consumption of virtual machines has trended all the way into commodity consumption (with […]

Leadership through humility

In the book, “Humility is the New Smart,” authors Edward Hess and Katherine Ludwig examine how technology can effectively replace what was once the monopoly of the human race with robots, machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks (and the list goes on). Our authors suggest technology will replace 47 percent of American jobs (there is […]