Digital Transformation

Perspectives on the digital shift

2019 IT trend: Enterprises will adopt next-generation platforms to make the most of IoT data

As enterprises transition their physical world to a digital one, smart things become a driving force. Enterprises will implement next-generation platforms in 2019 that analyze large quantities of industry-specific data from the internet of things (IoT). Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finding novel correlations between data previously thought to be independent, enabling […]

Adopter l’analytique, c’est bien … mais pas suffisant

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Près des trois quarts des grandes entreprises ont déjà tiré les bénéfices de grands projets en matière de données et d’intelligence artificielle (IA), selon une enquête publiée au début de cette année dans la Harvard Business Review. Parmi les avantages, rapportent les co-auteurs Thomas Davenport et Randy Bean, elles prennent de meilleures décisions grâce à […]

How “feral” insights sometimes trump qualitative and quantitative research

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I feel so guilty when I have to tell colleagues and management that technology can’t solve a given problem. I feel even more uncomfortable when I have to explain that technology is actually decreasing effectiveness. I don’t have a C-level technology job title — but I know that it’s even more difficult (and counter-intuitive) for […]

2019 IT trend: Enterprises will pursue more bet-the-company digital initiatives

“Bimodal” IT has been one of the biggest obstacles holding businesses back in the last decade. Having two IT strategies — one traditional, one digital — not only creates competition for valuable resources (chiefly talent and investment capital) but also runs the company at two paces. One is slow and out of sync; the other is […]

5 technologies essentielles pour la transformation des activités d’assurance

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Ce n’est un secret pour personne : les technologies digitales peuvent entraîner des changements importants et de réels avantages au sein des compagnies d’assurance. Les opérateurs utilisent ces technologies pour réduire les interventions manuelles, améliorer la qualité, accélérer le traitement et redéployer leurs effectifs pour gérer des tâches plus complexes, améliorant ainsi le service et la […]

Larger trends impacting business growth (for good and bad)

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In my most recent two posts, I discussed results of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2018 Future of Jobs report. Well, guess what? I am not done! That’s because the WEF report is massive, and I can’t do it justice in one or two posts. While I’ve already covered 1) how the report predicts artificial […]

6 digital transformation trends for 2019

Business transformation will pick up speed in 2019 as enterprises make critical decisions about their digital strategy. Our six digital trends will guide those decisions. 1. Enterprises go after digital business moonshots In 2019, more enterprises will make bet-the-company commitments to digital business. It’s a new kind of corporate race as companies adopt these moonshot […]

5 tecnologie essenziali delle quali gli assicuratori hanno bisogno per trasformare le loro attività

Non è un segreto che le tecnologie digitali hanno il potenziale di offrire cambiamenti significativi e benefici reali per le organizzazioni assicurative. Gli assicuratori utilizzano le tecnologie digitali per ridurre l’intervento manuale, migliorare la qualità, accelerare l’elaborazione e ridistribuire la propria forza lavoro per gestire attività più complesse, migliorando in ultima analisi il servizio e […]

La transformación digital no depende solo de la tecnología

“La transformación digital no es sólo un esfuerzo tecnológico, se trata de aplicar la tecnología, que es digital, para que las personas puedan resolver problemas tradicionales y de un modo mejor que lo hacían con la solución anterior, y eso es todo”. – Jo Caudron y Dado Van Peteghem Hay muchas definiciones de “transformación digital”, […]

Developing the 7 digital habits: Habit 6 – Lead by being a digital example

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This is part of a series of posts that were prompted by an article written by the Leading Edge Forum entitled The 7 Digital Habits of Highly Effective People. So far in this series we’ve talked quite a bit about the changes that you can make in your own working practice to build a set of […]