Driving an Agile and DevOps Culture that Delivers Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to the team at All Day DevOps for giving me the opportunity to speak about this critical topic on the intersection of agile, devops, culture and business transformation.

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Advancing Business Transformation


To build and gain transformational insights, clients across federal and commercial sectors will now seamlessly access Booz Allen's talent and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP TM ) to build and gain transformational insights. Find more information on this partnership on Business Wire. Katie Kennedy. This month, Booz Allen Hamilton and Hortonworks announced a strategic alliance.

IT Enterprise Architecture: How EA Teams Can Support Business Transformation


Given the amount of change management or “transformation” projects that are going on in the world’s firms right now, EA teams have a big opportunity to pitch in and help (see “manage organizational change” on chart 1).

Emerging Distribution models driving Business Transformation in Insurance


The post Emerging Distribution models driving Business Transformation in Insurance appeared first on Speaking our Mind. Check out the emerging trends in insurance distribution in the Digital age across agency, direct channel, digital, online, social and mobile.

Business transformation proves to be catalyst for cybersecurity spending

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According to the GSISS survey, 59 percent of respondents say they are boosting their security spending as a result of their increased use of digital technologies, and retooling their business models to provide customers, employees, and partners evermore digital services and apps.

How Dow Jones is helping companies mine cloud data for business transformation

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Here's how the company made the move toward digitally transforming its B2B business Dow Jones' DNA platform allows third parties to integrate its news and data into their own products.

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The 7 Stages Of Big Data Analytics That Every CIO Needs To Know About

The Accidental Successful CIO

They think that if they implement the right project, what will fall out of the other side is a set of analytical results that will be tailored for their business. Technology "big data" basic reporting business intelligence business transformation execution fortress predictive

The human apprentices behind robotic automation

Computer Weekly

IT apprentices are helping large businesses transform their back-office processes through software robots

Gartner's event driven business strategy, the "secret sauce."

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Event-driven architecture will become an essential skill in supporting digital business transformation by 2018

The Digital Business Platform - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

« The Next Transformation | Main. The Digital Business Platform. In a previous post, I did my best to make a case that yet another wrenching transformation was collectively upon us.  This time, it's a business transformation where IT can play a key role. 

CW Video: The digital opportunity for CIOs

Computer Weekly

Mark Lillie , global CIO programme leader at Deloitte, discusses how CIOs can take a leadership role in digital business transformation

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Three Factors to Better Understand Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Digital transformation is not just about applying cloud, mobile, and social technologies or experimenting with emerging technologies like AI, blockchain, or IoT. digital transformation

Talking about digital innovation in St. Louis

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Filed under: Innovation Tagged: business transformation, innovation. Innovation business transformation innovation Here’s a Skype interview I did with McGraw Milhaven on KTRS in St. Louis before speaking at the Gateway to Innovation Conference.

SuiteWorld 2016: Focusing on customer experience dragged us away from the call centre, says Aspect

Computer Weekly

Aspect Software adopts NetSuite OneWorld to cope with consumer-led business transformation

Digital Innovation and the CIO

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Business leaders anticipate dramatic change in all aspects of their operations over the next three years, according to recent research from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (you can download a copy of the report I authored, Business Transformation and the CIO Role, at the HBR website). CIO Digital Business Innovation Leadership Research business transformation Collaboration Digital business HBR Analytic Services innovation

DWP director Kevin Cunnington set to take over as new head of Government Digital Service

Computer Weekly

Kevin Cunnington, currently director general for business transformation at DWP, is taking over as the new head of the Government Digital Service

CIOs Should Lead Digital Transformation

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In our survey of 750 business and technology leaders (around 200 from IT and the remaining 550 from other parts of the business), 42% of respondents believe the CIO is the best suited member of the C-suite to lead digital transformation. […]. CIO Digital Business HBR Analytic Services Leadership business transformation Harvard Business Review survey innovation IT transformation

My Most Challenging Tech Presentation Was to Middle School Teenagers

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've been to several conferences the last few months sharing my insights on digital transformation, agile culture, and enabling the data driven organization - all key practices that I cover in my book, Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology.

Digital Business Is a Team Sport

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IT has become integral to many aspects of business, from marketing and customer engagement to new product design. Seventy-five percent of the 750 respondents to our global survey (see “The Leadership Edge in Digital Transformation,” from […]. CIO Digital Business HBR Analytic Services Leadership Business IT Strategy business transformation Collaboration Digital business

Driving Digital in the News!

Social, Agile and Transformation

Long time readers of Social, Agile, and Transformation know that I've recommended going on vacations to help clear the mind and having fun as a key tenet of your organization's culture. So before I sign off for some end-of-summer time off, I'd like to update you on the latest news around my book, Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology. First, about me cio DevOps digital transformation in the news innovation media and publishing

Why YOU Should be Driving Digital!

Social, Agile and Transformation

On August 24th, my book Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology will be available! The book covers some of the themes that I've covered here on Social, Agile, and Transformation including agile management, DevOps, architecture, portfolio management, data science, product management, and. You probably guessed that I would eventually author a book.

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Four Keys to Successful Change

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Change Management Communication How To Leadership business transformation change management David Rock Edgar Schein John Kotter neuroscience William Bridges Ever try to get someone to change the way they do something that they’ve been doing the same way for years? Ever try to break one of your own habits? It’s not easy. Not because people are intentionally contrary or obstinate, but because big parts of our brains operate on autopilot, in deep grooves of […].

DevOps Has Reached “Escape Velocity”, CIO’s Need To Get Onboard!

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In an era where velocity and agility are driving technology management organizations over simple cost reduction, every business must constantly evolve to drive business differentiation. business agility.

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5 Reasons Why Marketing Organizations Must be Driving Digital

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Why marketing organizations are transforming their organizations with driving digital practices Last week I had the privilege of speaking at KintoneConnect on Driving Digital: Key Practices to Lead a Smarter and Faster Transformation. The talk included some key concepts from my book, Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology on why digital impacts. cmo customer experience digital transformation innovation organizational change

The Influential CIO Workshop

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Change Management CIO Communication IT management Leadership business transformation change management influence persuasion persuasive communication Influence: the act or power of producing an effect without apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command. For most CIOs and their teams, this is the only way to get things done. Here’s an excerpt from my Persuasive Communication and Influence workshop. Read my article based on this workshop here.

How to Survive in a World of Constant Change

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About five years, ago, when I was still editor in chief at CIO, we began a major transformation from a print-centric media company to online. Change Management Leadership business transformation change management CIO magazine Edgar Schein Jack Welch learning culture neuroscience organizational culture William Bridges During that time, every day brought new challenges, frustrations, discoveries, joy and despair.

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Driving Digital Smarter and Faster - Because Everybody is a Technology Company

Social, Agile and Transformation

I hope you will listen to my recently recorded podcast at AMA Edgewise on my book, Driving Digital: The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology. Link is below and here are some of my favorite quotes - New entrants (startups) + consumer choice + availability of technology + falling price point => is driving digital transformation CIOs "get it" - but many organizations (.

DevOps has reached critical mass, CIOs need to get on board

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DevOps unites the entire enterprise in delivering business transformation with superior customer experience. DevOps is one of the most powerful weapons that CIOs have in their arsenal.

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Great Communicators: Steve Bandrowczak on What CIOs Can Learn from Sales

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CIO Communication Great CIO Communicators IT management Leadership Avaya business transformation change management DHL Nortel sales Steve Bandrowczak Steve Bandrowczak, former CIO at DHL, Lenovo and, most recently, Nortel, knows what IT leaders can learn from sales and vice versa because he has recently made the transition into a sales leadership role himself.

The CIO’s Dilemma

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On the one hand, they must innovate with technology to help their businesses grow again as we come out of the recession. CIO IT management Accenture survey business transformation CIO magazine survey CIO''s Dilemma efficiency growth Harvard Business Review survey innovation IT Savvy IT transformation MIT CISR Rollin Ford Stuart McGuigan CIOs are facing a dilemma.

Five ERP Trends in BI

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This increasingly important role for BI has meant that more companies are using it, and it is becoming a catalyst for business transformation. It also is changing how businesses engage with their ERP systems. At first BI was a buzzword, then a competitive differentiator. Now it is becoming a necessity. “There has been a philosophical shift in the

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Velocity with quality mandates a model based approach to ARA tools and DevOps

Forrester IT

Enterprises today are focusing on delivering applications faster to drive customer experiences and drive business transformation to meet rising expectations. DevOps velocity mandates change velocity. For some, faster delivery is simply faster time to disappointment where the delivery process is shoddy and speed is the only metric. Speed without quality in an oxymoron - and extremely dangerous.

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Mobile World Congress 2017: As Mobile Is Morphing Into Digital, Use Cases Matter More

Forrester IT

Yet, discussions with end-user businesses indicate that mobility is often no longer treated as a standalone focus area by CIOs and CTOs. Mobility has become part of the broader digital transformation initiative. But mobility is part of a wider technology-driven business transformation.

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