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How Disrupters are Using aaS to Speed Up Digital Transformation

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You know what makes for an agile and efficient digital transformation? A commitment to using resources efficiently—including, most importantly, human capital. That’s why many companies are speeding up digital transformation with new technology models, including the booming as-a-Service (aaS) model. Flexible. Efficient. Affordable. The aaS model levels the playing field for big and small companies both, allowing them to experiment …

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3 New Digital Transformation Success Stories

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Investments in digital transformation are expected to hit $2 trillion by 2019—up to 40 percent of IT spending. That’s good, right? After all, every company needs to enhance its tech adoption to move forward in today’s marketplace. Not so fast. Despite the free-wheeling investment in technology today, studies show that nearly 80 percent of CIOs rate their current digital strategy …

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5 Critical Steps To Improve Your Digital (Transformation) Culture

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The definition of insanity: doing the exact same thing—over and over again—and expecting different results. If that definition holds true, there are a lot of insane companies trying to find success in digital transformation. They want the benefits of new technology—increased social media presence—mobile connection—but they have no intention of creating a new, stronger, digital culture to support it. This …

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4 Ways Managed Cloud Services Drives Digital Transformation

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Are you making the most of your managed cloud services? In today’s digital landscape, you’d better be. As important as technologies like blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), or augmented reality (AR) might be, they all have one thing in common: they rely on cloud technology to fuel them. In that sense, you could say managed cloud services drives digital transformation by …

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3 Examples Of Old Industries Embracing Digital Disruption

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There’s definitely something about opening a book, flipping through the pages and smelling that new book smell. It brings back so many memories to put that VHS into the machine and listen to it spin. And there’s definitely not another feeling out there quite like manually shifting a car down a backroad. Right? Things change. Time moves on. As technology …

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Building a Smart City from the Ground Up

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You could say digital transformation has been in a bit of a holding pattern—at least when it comes to building a smart city. Sure, we’ve mastered smart buildings—to the point that most of us can manage our home security, lighting, and temperature simply by tapping our smart phones. But when it comes to moving beyond the building or campus to …

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4 Ways the Right Leadership Drives the Digital Transformation

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A few weeks ago, I outlined six pillars that are essential for successful digital transformation. This week, I continue the series by focusing on the important role leadership—specifically executive leadership—play in driving a company forward. Yes, in my view, leadership drives digital transformation. So why are so many companies doing it badly? Case in point: In an article for Forbes …

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3 Ways Change and Innovation Drives Digital Transformation

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It is a widely accepted fact that companies who are resistant to change cannot compete with those who accept rapid change. Think about where your company was a year ago. What about six months ago? Last month? Have you changed? Have you innovated? If you haven’t you’re going to fall behind the competition, because I firmly believe change and innovation …