Q&A: Branded Manufacturers Digital Commerce Strategies

Forrester IT

brand experience consumer packaged goods (CPG) customer experience strategy digital business digital customer experience digital disruption digital transformation direct to consumer Manufacturing online retail retailDirect-to-consumer (D2C) commerce is not a new concept for branded manufacturers, but there is certainly renewed interest and more options to choose from.

All Brands Need A Full-Fledged Digital Commerce Strategy

Forrester IT

age of the customer B2C ecommerce brand & product web sites brand experience branding digital business digital customer experience digital disruption digital marketing digital transformation ecommerce online retail retail brand commerce digital retail digital strategy

Creating Your Digital Strategy

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock For many corporations, welcoming the New Year also heralds the season of strategy development and budget distribution. Business strategy experts around the world have categorically stated that data is now a strategic asset that can be sold and exchanged.

Ex-eBay Infrastructure Chief Takes Over Uber Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Executive Staffing UberDean Nelson is the new Head of Uber Compute, where Read More.

Intel Security shifts channel strategy

Computer Weekly

Intel Security adjusts its channel strategy in response to a market shift towards services-based security

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Beware the Strategy Trap(s)

Eric D. Brown

A nice short post over on Farnam Street today highlights the various traps that people and companies can find themselves in when they begin looking at strategy and strategic planning. Lafley titled “ Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works.” Beware the Strategy Trap(s).

Implementing Effective EDI Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

In today’s world implementing effective EDI strategy is very challenging. Challenges You’ll Face Without An EDI Strategy: Unable to reconcile EDI transactions to meet the required levels of service. In order to effectively implement the EDI strategy, the Edifecs Transaction Manager should be a leading solution for transaction lifecycle management. Healthcare Strategy connected health EDI Strategy healthcare analytics healthcare IT

CEO: Level 3 Deal Doesn’t Affect CenturyLink Data Center Strategy Review

Data Center Knowledge

CenturyLink Colocation Connectivity Data Center Strategies Deals Level 3Expects CenturyLink to complete review process by year end as planned Read More.

Simplicity is a strategy that works.

Forrester IT

This last week I was fortunate enough to be invited out to Hollywood to participate in a large exercise for the entertainment industry focusing on cyber security planning and threat management.

Why I Love The Oracle Cloud Strategy

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In recent blog post, I shared that I had come to Oracle based on the strength of their cloud strategy. A few snarky individuals tweeted " what strategy? ". I can list off all the different technologies and strategies I've been smitten by.

What is Your 2017 Business Strategy?

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock End of year predictions in December are as predictable as tomorrow’s sunrise, but a recent video on 2017 Technology Trends helped me really understand how important a digital transformation strategy is to just about any business executive.

Cloud by the Megawatt: Inside IBM’s Cloud Data Center Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Featured IBM Site SelectionAll major US hardware vendors have tried and failed to become formidable rivals to Amazon in the cutthroat cloud infrastructure market; all except IBM. Read More.

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The key question for your cloud computing strategy

David Linthicum

The paths to cloud computing are not all the same. Although many enterprises aggressively use cloud computing to change how they do business, others are just trying to save 20 or 30 percent in ops costs. When it coes to how you’ll use the cloud, ask what your cloud spirit animal is. Are you a lion that is aggressively working to increase your share of the market? Are you a zebra hoping that a lion won’t take you out?

VMworld 2016: VMware progresses its hybrid strategy

Computer Weekly

Following its partnership with AWS, VMware is honing its hybrid strategy with a suite of tools to manage workloads accros private and public clouds

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New LinkedIn Data Center Strategy Similar to Microsoft’s

Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Strategies Deals LinkedIn MicrosoftSocial network recently shifted to hyperscale data center approach Read More.

Five Strategies for Getting the Most From AI: An MIT Sloan Management Review Webinar

CTOvision

Thursday 12 April 2018, Jacques Bughin, author of the MIT Sloan Management Review article "Five Management Strategies for Getting the Most From AI" will discuss this article and the supporting work of he McKinsey Global Institute around this question of capitalizing on AI. Using industry examples and findings from the Institute’s research, he’ll offer strategies for […].

Drunk History of Your Mobile Strategy

Forrester IT

Everybody can name their favorite apps. But can you name even two mobile websites you love? We can't. So we stared into the awful maw of the mobile web to learn how to fix it. 65 companies signed up to help.

HPE fleshes out IoT strategy

Computer Weekly

HPE is moving from IT to operational technology with a set of products and tie-ups to target industrial internet of things applications

TechMNxt Analyst Event – Tech Mahindra Unveils 3-4-3 Strategy

Forrester IT

The executive team unveiled their 3-4-3 strategy to repackage their existing services and offerings in a manner that will resonate with the buyers of digital services. Tech Mahindra (TechM) hosted its Analyst Summit in Hyderabad in the month of April. First number is about 3 mega trends that TechM is observing in the industries that […]. age of the customer India based SI Service provider SI TechM

Other Dead LAN Strategies

IT Toolbox

Companies such as Bridge Communications, Ungermann-Bass, AT&T, and Wang were major players, or at least they were attempting to be

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Your Drunk History of Mobile Strategy

Forrester IT

Everybody can name their favorite apps. But can you name even two mobile websites you love? We can't. So we decided to stare into the awful maw of the mobile web and learn how to fix it. 65 companies signed up to help.

Government Transformation Strategy to 'fundamentally' change the way departments operate

Computer Weekly

A background document seen by Computer Weekly outlines details of the forthcoming Government Transformation Strategy

Aligning Business & Technology Strategies

Data Center Knowledge

We talk with Derek Odegard, president and founder of CentricsIT, about aligning business and technology strategies to deliver value and ROI. Read More. Events

DEC's Networking Strategies

IT Toolbox

An important deviation from past DEC policies was extensive support for interconnection to networks and facilities outside DNA, including, in particular, support for IBM's SNA and Novell's NetWare

Release management strategies for agile development teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Is release management part of your agile practice? Are you able to tell stakeholders target dates for your next application releases? Are you tracking how often your teams hit these targets and which releases hit the targeted scope and quality? I’ve asked this question of many teams and hear various answers. Some are practicing continuous delivery, others attempt to formalize release plans. agile planning agile software development cio DevOps it management software development software qa

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Middle East virtualisation strategies mature

Computer Weekly

CIOs in the Middle East are formulating their virtualisation strategies as the region warms to the benefits of cloud computing

Defining Your Agile Release Management Strategy

Social, Agile and Transformation

I recommended in an earlier post that release management strategies are important to agile. In my last post, I asked whether continuous deployment is right for all businesses and suggested a number of business criteria and technology capabilities to help determine whether organizations should go beyond continuous integration and continuous delivery to a full continuous deployment operation.

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DCK Exclusive: Infomart President John Sheputis Talks Strategy

Data Center Knowledge

In an interview with Data Center Knowledge, Infomart President John Sheputis talks strategy and discusses plans for 35 megawatts of development slated for 2017.

7 Effective Employee-Retention Strategies

IT Toolbox

Once the best employees have been hired, retaining them requires a focused and ongoing strategy. There are several steps human resources can take to more effectively retain employees. Promote a Positive Culture. The most important way to keep quality employees is to promote a positive culture within the company that affects

Developing a Strategy for Putting People First in Transformation Programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

If you are driving a transformation program, motivating and aligning people is a critical success factor Most leaders now understand how important it is to put people before process and technology when it comes to instrumenting large scale organizational change. That being said, many in technology leadership roles are not versed in methodologies to instrument change and some are not. cio cmo customer experience digital transformation future of work innovation leadership organizational change

An Enterprise Modelling and Strategy Planning approach

IT Toolbox

Would you like a concise and highly visual guide to your Enterprise Modelling and Strategy Planning ? This kindle book supplies an end to end method to achieve just that. It is also a reference and aide memoire

We Need A National Cybersecurity Strategy That Everyone Can Implement

CTOvision

The quick answer is that we don’t have a national cybersecurity strategy that everyone can implement. Click on any cybersecurity initiative you desire and you’ll find comprehensive strategies developed by smart security experts. While well intentioned the writers make the common mistake of laying out cybersecurity strategies that are too complex for most organizations. A workable national cybersecurity strategy needs to be built using simple tasks the 99.9%

Hybrid cloud strategy offers best of both worlds

Computer Weekly

More and more businesses are adopting a hybrid cloud strategy for their datacentre needs. Computer Weekly looks at what’s on offer