ValueBlue, which develops software to support business transformation, lands $11M

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CIOs to Accelerate Digital Business Transformation in 2021

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With 2020 in the rearview mirror, finally, CIOs are looking at bigger budgets and an acceleration in their digital transformations


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How Business Transformation is Fundamentally Different from Innovation

Social, Agile and Transformation

An interesting debate transpired during the last #CIOChat on Thursday at 2pm around Myles Suer's question, "How is #innovation fundamentally different from business transformation?" about me digital transformation innovationI had significant feedback to my tweets and decided to dedicate this week's blog post to detail my perspective. I provided a two-tweet answer require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl".

How Agile Planning can Boost Digital Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

The simple answer is, following scrum ceremonies and focusing on scaling rituals isn't going to achieve agile mindsets, culture, and transformation. agile planning agile software development DevOps digital transformation innovation leadership organizational change product management

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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.

SAP expands portfolio with a slew of business transformation tools

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SAP this week expanded its portfolio of cloud-based applications and services to accelerate digital business transformation. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Commerce Dev Enterprise VB Home Page Analytics ERP managed services SAP SAPPHIRE NOW

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RPA is accelerating business transformations, Transform 2021 panelists say

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At Transform 2021, panelists discussed the transformative potential of robotic process automation (RPA), as well as its challenges. Read More.

How Powerful Force Multipliers can Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I use the word in digital transformation when the intersection of culture, process, and technology creates an accelerant for organizations pursuing their vision statements and digital strategies.

SurveyMonkey aligns with ServiceNow on digital business transformation

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SurveyMonkey allies with ServiceNow to make surveys a core part of the digital business transformation feedback loop. Read More.

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. about me agile planning agile software development cio DevOps digital transformation innovation leadership organizational change software qa

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The 21st Century Business Transformational Capabilities

Future of CIO

In today’s business dynamic, the enterprise consists of a set of capabilities that are fundamental building blocks in digital transformations with which companies can transform business models, operational processes, and customer experiences to reach high-level business maturity.

IT service managers see a role for ITIL in digital business transformation

Computer Weekly

ITIL is a best practices framework for running IT that can be applied to organisations of any size, but can sometimes feel top heavy for fast-paced IT-driven initiatives

Webinar: Digital Business Transformation Accelerators

Forrester's Customer Insights

Almost every technology consulting firm, and many others besides, claims to be able to help your business transform into a digital business. “Digital Transformation” has been used to describe everything from moving applications from a data center to the cloud to updating the systems and processes in the finance department. Many examples of “transformation” highlight […].

Rating The Top 10 Digital Business Transformation Firms

Forrester's Customer Insights

Every year, more firms reach out to me to explain how they’re delivering their own brand of “digital transformation” to clients. Needless to say, some of these firms are much more adept at delivering effective transformation services than others.

Three Aspects of Business Transformation

Future of CIO

Business strategy has to drive transformation. There are too many organizations with transformation programs that are not driven by strategy. So they end up being silo transformations with no systems thinking applied. How to manage a successful business transformation, such as digitalization or globalization, here are three aspects. 2 Three Questions to Navigate There are three key elements to delivering successful transformation.

Three Key Steps in Driving Business Transformation

Future of CIO

A systematic transformation takes the step-wise scenario and going from decision right to design attitude. The speed of change is accelerated, the large-scale transformation initiatives have become a fact of life at major corporations, and their success or failure often means the key difference between long-term success and underperformance. In most cases, the business expectations were not articulated effectively in the first place. Change Management IT Transformation

Awesome Procurement -Survey shows how business networks fuel innovation and business transformation

IT Toolbox

Uncover unique new research that identifies and measures how innovative companies have optimized their practices to overcome the many challenges facing business-to-business (B2B) commerce

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

Tech Republic Big Data

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.

Digital Innovation Drives Business Transformation

Lundberg Media

In it, we divided the universe based on respondents' posture toward IT-driven business innovation — for simplicity's sake, let's call it digital innovation. One of the most interesting research projects I've worked on in the past year was an HBR Analytics Services study sponsored by Red Hat as part of their Enterprisers Project.

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Well-Prepare the "Digital Storms" to Accelerate Business Transformation

Future of CIO

The exponential growth of data causes information storms; the increasing speed of changes leads to “business transformation storm”; the fierce competitions and people-centricity drive innovation storm. So, how to well prepare for them and reap significant business benefits through them? Information does not live alone but permeates to everywhere in the businesses. The change storm: Digital means the increasing speed of changes and inevitable business transformation.

How AI and language intelligence are helping employees learn

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Embrace the transformation AI and language intelligence offer to see how human-machine collaboration can help businesses thrive. Read More. AI Commerce Consumer Data DataDecisionMakers Enterprise technology Uncategorized A.I.

Danone, The Green Revolution, And The Next Wave Of Business Transformation

Forrester's Customer Insights

Last Friday, my daughter — who will soon turn 15 — participated in her first demonstration, one organized by Fridays for Future. She’s passionate about climate change and biodiversity. I was 12 years old when the Chernobyl disaster occurred, but I was (and still am) passionate about politics.

Introducing The Forrester Wave™: CX Consulting Practices: Experience Strategy And Business Transformation, Q2 2019

Forrester's Customer Insights

The Forrester Wave™: CX Consulting Practices: Experience Strategy And Business Transformation, Q2 2019 is now live. This 30-criterion evaluation assessed and scored nine prominent consultancies on their abilities to help business leaders link business goals to CX strategy, and then execute a plan to transform the business to deliver new and differentiated customer experiences.

How to Leverage IT in Double Jumps of Business Transformation

Future of CIO

IT can weave all necessary business elements, either hard or soft, to lead through an Agile jump and to orchestrate a digital symphony. So how can organizations leverage IT to make double jumps - the digital jump to make the business radical digital and the agile jump to achieve the high-level business agility? From IT management perspective, are CIOs seizing the opportunity to enable the organization to transform into the digital way and carry out its business?

Low-code platform Betty Blocks aims to ride the citizen developer wave

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Adobe targets data literacy with curriculum and analytics platform access

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Big Data Cloud Enterprise VB Home Page Adobe Adobe Analytics Analytics digital business transformationAdobe builds analytics curriculum in partnerships with universities to increase data literacy of college graduates entering workforce. Read More.

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Digital Master Tunning #113: Three Aspects of Business Transformation

Future of CIO

Transformation is a leapfrogging change when the final result is not fully defined at the beginning of it and with the expectation to reach the next level of progression. The most difficult topic during transformation is managing uncertainty especially when you change many things: processes, culture, systems, and organization at the whole in the same time. If you do not get the organization trained and prepared before, the transformation probability of success decreases fast.

Dell exec: Not all workloads are heading to the cloud

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Newly formed company Algonomy uses ML to personalize online and in-store shopping experiences

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Pandemic drives IT investments and blind optimism, survey suggests

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Survey finds enterprises invested in digital transformation during the pandemic, but not nearly enough are measuring the results. Enterprise VB Home Page apptio category-/Business & Industrial digital business transformation HBR IT spending

Business transformation proves to be catalyst for cybersecurity spending

ComputerWorld IT Management

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.

The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites, Q4 2018 — The Role Of CRM In Business Transformation

Forrester's Customer Insights

CRM suites today (1) support different business models and organizational sizes; (2) operationalize intelligence to impact outcomes; (3) offer vertical editions; (4) expose platform services; and (5) invest in ecosystems of value (AKA, application exchanges). In my last post, I highlighted the top five ways that CRM suites are evolving today.

Precisely acquisition sets the stage for data integrity market consolidation

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Zammo unfurls conversational AI integration service

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The skills Deloitte looks for when it acquires IT service providers

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Digital Transformation? Who Has Time for That?

Information Week

With all the pressures on chief technology officers, the question comes up about how IT and teams can underpin business transformation and keep the lights on with managing the existing systems used to run the company

PagerDuty expands enterprise incident management with remediation tools

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PagerDuty expands the scope of its incident management platform to address emerging digital business requirements. Big Data Commerce Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations digital business transformation incident management IT PagerDuty service graph

Digital threads link workflows across users

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Accenture says IT investments are bearing fruit

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Sitecore acquires Boxever and Four51 to give marketers a better view of every customer

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Sitecore acquires Boxever and Four51 to gain access to a customer data platform and ecommerce software to drive digital business processes. Read More.

RecVue raises $13 million to modernize order-to-cash processes

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When should the CIO take The Initiative to Promote Strategic Business Transformation?

Future of CIO

Either fast-growing businesses or well-established organizations have to continuously adapt to the numerous changes and well chart the path to significant business transformations such as digitalization or globalization, should CIOs take the initiative to promote such strategic business initiatives, if so, shall they promote at the front or lead from behind? And what’s the best scenario to take such transformational leadership?

Reduce and Reimagine: How CIOs Can Transform IT Spend

Information Week

Reducing inefficiencies in operating processes is not just a financial imperative, but an opportunity to increase value and drive business transformation