Avoid These 9 Corporate Digital Business Transformation Mistakes


Digital technology has unleashed many trends that will fundamentally transform enterprises, industries and even society as a whole. An enterprise digital transformation program demands that business and top leaders harness the efforts of all, continually aligning them with the journey’s objective and driving them toward that objective. Raskino says organizations should think in terms of using digital to reinvent what their industry does.

4 Leadership Tactics to Accelerate Digital Business Transformation


Essential goods retailers Walmart and Target both saw a 20% increase in sales in March 2020, partly on account of the speed with which they scaled e-commerce and curbside pick-up in response to pandemic business disruption. CEOs and boards want to accelerate digital business.


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Advancing Business Transformation


Booz Allen currently has one of the largest number of Hadoop certified engineers in the industry. 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.

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.

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.

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). The EA groups most commonly getting involved with this kind of work right now are in the health care industry, and especially in the US as the Affordable Care Act has forced dramatic change on the industry.

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

Dell exec: Not all workloads are heading to the cloud

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5 top tech industry research insights of 2020

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5G business transformations, COVID-19 decisions, and more: Here's a collection of our most popular research reports from 2020

Digital threads link workflows across users

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The skills Deloitte looks for when it acquires IT service providers

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Zammo unfurls conversational AI integration service

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

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Accenture says IT investments are bearing fruit

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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

Precisely acquisition sets the stage for data integrity market consolidation

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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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Cloud Enterprise VB Home Page ai category-/Business & Industrial CRM digital business transformation ERP order-to-cash RecVueRecVue raises $13 million to modernize order-to-cash processes by applying predictive analytics infused with artificial intelligence. Read More.

Stacker lets anyone transform spreadsheets and databases into web apps

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Stacker is setting out to help businesses transform spreadsheets and databases into fully functional apps and portals in minutes. Read More.

IBM acquires 7Summits to deepen its salesforce consulting expertise

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IBM acquires 7Summits to expand scope of Salesforce consulting practice focusing on digital business transformation Read More.

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Essential in the Airline Industry: Vision and Commitment

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While the term “business transformation” has been floated around for decades, digital and the deployment of modern technology remain the cornerstone of today’s investment decisions. And they must think as if Amazon can get into their business tomorrow. Digital transformation is also about investing in new technologies, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT). It looks at the current and future state of the industry.

Salesforce boosts customer data platform strategy as rivals circle

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Salesforce expands the scope of its customer data platform (CDP) as enterprises accelerate digital business transformation initiatives. Read More.

The Digital Business Platform - Chuck's Blog

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An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges. « 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.  In this digital business model, IT is thought of very differently.  Chucks Blog.

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DevOps: From Unicorns to Mainstream

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DevOps, which started as a grassroots approach by development organizations who were looking to extend their agile practices to support the faster deployment of code, has become business as usual across the whole organization. DevOps objectives support the business transformation agenda of agility and innovation with fast, frequent, high-quality releases that drive your business forward to compete, differentiate and win!

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Can Your IT Team Culture Drive Your Digital Ambitions?


COVID-19 and its effects accelerated digital business at an unprecedented pace, and CEOs continue to invest in digital capabilities as they look to take advantage of what many expect to be a fast, sharp recovery. Download research: IT Roadmap for Digital Business Transformation.

The 5 Digital Transformation Identities of Financial Services Organizations


One-third of financial services CIOs identified digital as their top business priority for 2019, up by more than 8% from last year, according to Gartner. Digital business usually means different things for financial services CIOs,” says Juergen Weiss , Practice Vice President at Gartner. “We We can differentiate two completely different digital strategies in the financial services industry: Digital optimization and digital business transformation.”.

How to Measure Digital Transformation Progress


This is how the IT department puts digital risk in a business context, by reporting on inventory, revenue and other direct business impacts instead of downtime. Paul Proctor , Distinguished VP Analyst at Gartner, says that that to measure digital transformation progress, CIOs need to shift from using operational efficiency metrics to measures that interest executive decision makers. The value of a metric lies in its ability to influence business decision making.

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3 Themes Surface in the 2021 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies

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NFTs are also one of the additions to the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2021, which highlights the 25 breakthrough technologies that will have the most significant effect on business and society over the next two-to-ten years.

Understand the 4 Common CTO Personas


Defining the CTO role and ensuring that it is aligned with business priorities has become increasingly important in today’s era of digital transformation. Identifying the personas of CTOs and other technology innovation leaders represents an opportunity to shape and evolve their roles to support digital business transformation ,” says Searle. Searle outlines the four most common CTO personas and how each contributes to business goals. The business enabler.

Hybrid and Remote Workers Change How They Use IT Equipment

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Remote work varies considerably around the world depending on IT adoption, culture and mix of industries. Remote work is forcing organizations to bring forward digital business transformation plans by at least five years.

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The Competitive Dynamics Of Workforce Optimization--A Critical Driver Of Customer Experience--Unpacked

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We've all heard the idea so much it is now approaching hackneyed cliché: technological-driven disruption can--or will--hit every industry. Uber and Lyft have monkeyed around with the fundamental order of the taxi and livery business. Additionally, in particularly hot areas such as speech, text, and desktop analytics, customer service pros see the ability to not just improve their own team's performance, but also drive broader business transformation.

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3 Ways Digital Business Will Impact Application Leaders


Today, digital business transformation is the phrase on everyone’s lips. Every industry, public or private, with a goal of transforming customer experience , business models or operations have been on a digital business journey for the last three to five years. Gartner predicts three ways digital business and new technologies will impact application leaders over the next five years. Digital Business IT Application Leaders digital transformation

Enterprise Architects Populate Digital Business Platforms


Enterprise architecture (EA) and technology innovation leaders have the important job of advising CIOs and business leaders about digital business strategy, innovation and enterprise change. By 2021, 40% of organizations will use enterprise architects to help ideate new business innovations made possible by emerging technologies. Leaders help the IT and non-IT executives identify where, and when, emerging and strategic technologies fit into the next business model.

Exploring the Why, What, and How of the Internet of Things

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Understanding and applying data lies at the heart of digital business transformation. Data can reveal reason, rationale, and purpose – explaining not only who, what, when, and where regarding customer behavior and business operations, but also the why. Managed well, data can be the cornerstone for business success. The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly emerging as the leading source of data and business intelligence.

Executives and Cloud – Perfect Alignment


Cloud = Digital Business Transformation Ø. Over the past several years there has been a significant push to implement “Digital Business Transformation” for all industries across the globe. The primary driver is centered around the idea that if your business is not “Digitally Enabled” you will cease to exist in the future. Speed up improvements to current business processes with minimal impacts to the customer experience.

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Which Government, Non-Profit and NGO Have Big Data/CDH Lessons Learned To Share?


The goal of this program is to recognize organizations running CDH for the applications you’ve built using Hadoop, and for the impact your project is having on the organization, business, and/or society at large. The 2014 Data Impact Awards highlight achievements in the following areas: BUSINESS IMPACT. He spent a decade in the software industry after several years as a programmer on Wall Street. Program VP, Business Analytics and Big Data. By Bob Gourley.

CDH Users: If you have done impactful things with data please share how what and why


The goal of this program is to recognize organizations running CDH for the applications you’ve built using Hadoop, and for the impact your project is having on the organization, business, and/or society at large. The 2014 Data Impact Awards highlight achievements in the following areas: BUSINESS IMPACT. He spent a decade in the software industry after several years as a programmer on Wall Street. Program VP, Business Analytics and Big Data. By Bob Gourley.

Perficient Recommended Among Top Digital Process Automation Service Vendors

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Digital process automation (DPA) continues to garner attention for its ability to support digital transformation. As a result of these increased demands, the focus of digital process automation has moved from concern about cost reduction to an emphasis on digital transformation. They look to service providers to help them optimize processes to support customer experiences and to drive digital transformation at a strategic level that ensures overall change management.

[Guide] Unlock Your Potential with Application Modernization


Business leaders feel increasing pressure to drive innovation. No industry is immune to these dynamics. Businesses must evolve to succeed, which is why so many organizations opt for digital transformation. Cloud technologies fuel an increasing amount of digital transformation initiatives. And while cloud isn’t the ultimate goal of transformation, it provides speed, innovation, and scale to re-imagine business in the digital age.

The IBM Press Release on Spark That Every Tech Leader Should Read


At the core of this commitment, IBM plans to embed Spark into its industry-leading Analytics and Commerce platforms, and to offer Spark as a service on IBM Cloud. As data and analytics are embedded into the fabric of business and society –from popular apps to the Internet of Things (IoT) –Spark brings essential advances to large-scale data processing. Spark Drives Business Transformation for IBM Clients. International Business Machines Corp.

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A New Chapter: “Cloud Musings en español”

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Since May 2010, “ Cloud Musings ” has demonstrated, educated and celebrated the use of advanced technology in business. Over this period, information technology has transformed from a business support arm to being the core of just about every business model. Business transformation is also accelerating as social media and big data analytics take their place in the mix.

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The Science and Art of Business Leadership

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Business leadership is both science and art. Artistic aspects include relationships, market trajectories and business strategies. While many focus on the science through books and training, the art of business is best learned from real practitioners. Steve is the company’s ITaaS Group Executive and prior to this, served separate stints as Chief Executive Officer of the Cloud Business Unit and Dimension Data Australia region.

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Echoes of Enterprise 2.0, Part 1: Don't Re-Tweet the Revolution

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John’s theme was “Stop Evangelizing, Start Doing,” and he echoed a central theme of this year’s conference: BUSINESS VALUE. One of the sub-themes that resonated with me was the business challenge: “Help me get through compliance,” a common lament of workers in organizations with strict compliance requirements. Compliance adds cost, time, and hassle to many business processes, often because workers aren’t aware of what the compliance group needs from them.