Change is scary. Disruption is scary. Being left behind is scarier

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The world of work is about to change dramatically. Truthfully, it already has been for some time, driven by stunning  advances in digital technology and a shift in the job market toward a gig economy. But the already torrid pace of change will accelerate over the next 15 years, rendering unrecognizable many of the tools […]

If you can’t think strategically, you may be out of a job

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A new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) underscores the daunting training challenges facing organizations and employees around the world in adapting to job requirements in the workplace of the future. OECD research projects roughly one-third of jobs (32%) in the 32 countries analyzed “are likely to see significant changes in […]

5G is coming, but the cloud is not going away (yet)

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The pixels had barely dried on my recent blog post about all the high-paying cloud jobs available now and in the future when I stumbled across a Forbes column speculating that 5G “could kill the cloud.” Investment advisor Jon Markham argues in his Forbes piece that “5G is so fast that it changes what is […]

El cambio se está acelerando, ¡pero hay una forma de estar al día!

¿El ritmo del cambio se está acelerando hasta un punto que tu empresa no puede seguir? Sin duda, parece que todos los aspectos de la vida en el hogar y en el trabajo se reinventan, revisan, actualizan y mejoran constantemente. Sólo para mantener el status quo, debes estar atento a las cambiantes demandas de los […]

La trasformazione digitale non riguarda solo la tecnologia

“La trasformazione digitale non riguarda la tecnologia, ma il fatto che la tecnologia, che è digitale, consente alle persone di risolvere i loro problemi tradizionali e preferiscono quella soluzione alla vecchia soluzione, e questo è tutto”. – Jo Caudron e Dado Van Peteghem Ci sono tante definizioni di “trasformazione digitale”, ma questa che proviene da […]

Biggest concerns about the workplace of the future

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The workplace of the future promises many benefits, including greater location flexibility for workers, better collaboration tools, and “smart” offices. But the workplace of the future will be no utopia, particularly for IT professionals who are responsible for integrating and securing new technologies, enabling employee productivity, and controlling costs. A recent IDG survey of IT […]

Change is accelerating. Tap this hidden resource to keep up

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Is the pace of change accelerating to a point that your company can’t match? Surely, it seems like every aspect of life at home and at work is constantly being reinvented, revised, updated and improved. Just to maintain the status quo, you need to stay attuned to shifting customer demands, explore and adopt emerging technologies […]

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”, […]

You can’t communicate people into the digital world

People often think of the digital world as being about technology topics such as speed, ubiquity and data, but the critical shift takes place from the human elements: what people do and how they communicate. Going digital means changing the way we interact with each other, the way we spend our time and the very […]

Digital transformation isn’t all about technology

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“Digital transformation is not about technology, it’s about the fact that technology, which is digital, allows people to solve their traditional problems and they prefer that solution to the old solution, and that’s all there is to it.” — Jo Caudron and Dado Van Peteghem There are a lot of definitions of “digital transformation” out there, […]