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The Board of Directors’ Role in Digital Transformation
Digital innovation regularly rewrites the roles of business. Established enterprises that once dominated the market face threats from new, nimble competitors leveraging technology in order to level the playing field.
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.
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:
IoT to Revolutionize Insurance … Get Ready, You’re Next
Have you or your friends plugged a device into your car on behalf of your insurance company in an attempt to lower your premium rate? These insurance telematics are an early iteration of the opportunities and challenges the internet of things (IoT) is going to enable.
Manufacturing Technology Attracts the Best Employees to your Enterprise
The manufacturing industry has seen a monumental shift in recent years. Technologies including big data, global platforms and flexible supply chains have revolutionized the industry and paved the way for major improvements in efficiency and communication.
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.