Overcoming barriers to business transformation – reflections on our enterprise survey

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About that business transformation journey that companies are on … what’s really happening? Are companies making real progress toward their transformation goals or are they stuck in a holding pattern? Are they believers or doubters? Leaders or followers? Our recent global survey of business leaders, “Connecting digital islands: Bridging the business transformation gap,” would suggest […]

What is operationalized analytics?

Organizations with a high “Analytics IQ” have strategy, culture and continuous-improvement processes that help them identify and develop new digital business models. Powering these capabilities is the organization’s move from ad hoc to operationalized analytics. Seamless data flow Operationalized analytics is the interoperation of multiple disciplines to support the seamless flow of data, from initial […]

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 […]

How artificial intelligence is transforming healthcare

Pulse Series: As part of the 21st Century Series on Australian Healthcare, David Pare, CTO for DXC Healthcare and Life Sciences in Australia and New Zealand, will focus on news, start-ups and developments within the industry — what’s happening, what’s being done to drive innovation, and what’s new or newsworthy. What better place to start the […]

Making IT an invisible enabler of change

IT and business leaders face the daunting task of not only upgrading workplace technology and modernizing infrastructure, but also overcoming user resistance to new ways of working. To ensure that workplace transformation delivers expected business benefits, organizations must address the “people” aspects of change (culture, behavior, ways of working, user resistance, etc.) and proactively consider […]

Digital disruption: How to become a 21st century organisation

If digital disruption is inevitable, as I said in my last post, organizations can and must prepare for it. Here we can draw on a number of models and pieces of research. DXC Technology’s Leading Edge Forum (LEF) has identified six ways that 21st century organisations are different from past century models: Sensing — Proactive, haptic or […]

Digital disruption: Thrive on change

Digital disruption is 100 percent pervasive. There is no business, no service, no industry that will not be affected in some form. In other words, if you want to sustain your particular business/service/industry, you have to do your own digital transformation. Otherwise, there is a very high (if not probable) chance that you simply won’t […]

To lower enterprise risk, get cyber resilient

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 cyber resilience. That’s the […]

Develop business agility by building stronger teams

Business Agility

We’re living through a digital technology evolution — the pace and scale of which is constantly accelerating. The lines between IT, the business, and customers are disappearing. There is ongoing disruption to your people and business model. Competition to your products and services and for your best people is on the rise. None of this […]

Beyond off-shoring: Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Robotic Process Automation RPA

In recent years, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) have often been discussed in the same forums. BPO and off-shoring have been widely used by businesses to reduce back office and operational costs through the use of low-cost labour markets. Now RPA is being seen as the way to continue the drive for […]