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The Digital Leadership Void
Bask Iyer, CIO at Juniper and former CIO at Honeywell and GlaxoSmithKline Beecham makes some great observations on the Chief Digital Officer from his recent conversations with CEOs. Acknowledging that some CEO's are addressing a leadership void in their CIOs around digital, he observes that the Chief Digital Officer route is not addressing the issue.
Shadow Cloud is a Risk to Your Enterprise
Rogue cloud services present issues with data security, transaction integrity, business continuity and regulatory compliance. Risks to the enterprise include exposure of regulated data, improper access to and control over confidential data, and breaching of rules pertaining to how certain data must be handled from a compliance standpoint, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Omnibrand Attempts Are Preventing Customer Centricity
David Williams, author of Connected CRM: Implementing a Data-Driven, Customer-Centric Business Strategy recently made some observations in this recent interview with Direct Marketing News that are well-aligned with our point of view on enterprise application direction for the Digital Value Chain:
What if Cloud-Based Best of Breed is Here to Stay?
Big change is afoot for industries such as manufacturing that have forsaken IT architecture for ERP. Business determination, along with price and user functionality, are driving the purchase of enterprise cloud applications outside the incumbent ERP vendor. In the eyes of the business, these are superior and best of breed.