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The Future of Technology Adoption and the Impact of Transformation

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One of the great challenges for many companies when it comes to technology and its impact on corporate transformation isn’t whether to invest in it, it’s how to get employees using it after that investment is made. People are creatures of habit, and we become comfortable with the platforms we’ve grown to love. And, considering the pace of change that’s …

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How Digital Transformation is Shifting Talent and Hiring

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The digital age is constantly evolving, and mobile platforms have opened up new ways for us to connect, from anywhere, at any time. Mobile platforms are driving new levels of accessibility, allowing more and more people to tailor their work schedules to their liking. This has made us more attached to our devices—with information and our social circles constantly at …

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Digital to the Core: Human Experience Fuels Digital Transformation

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Companies that stand out as digitally progressive aren’t necessarily technophiles or spendthrifts. In reality, technology accounts for only one (though important) part of the digital transformation equation. Every organization needs more than a 3D printer, a cloud solution, or a mobile device policy to truly transform—it needs to undergo an entire cultural shift. Digital Goals Vary Depending on Willingness to …

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Digital Transformation is a Journey, Not a Destination

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Some companies think they can update their websites and in-house applications, buy a few new devices, and then call it a day—but that’s not the way digital transformation works. Instead, think about digital transformation as a moving target that is constantly evolving, and needs steady evaluation and updating to remain viable as a strategy. Recognizing digital transformation as an evolutionary …

Wrapping Experiences Into the Business Digital Transformation Journey

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When you hear “digital transformation,” what do you think of first? Many people believe a digital transformation is all about the customer, making it easier to connect and communicate with your buyers. Of course, consumer experience is essential, but it’s not the only consideration. A digital transformation is about employee experience, too—and balancing the two is the key to success. …

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Are CIOs being too Conservative with Digital Transformation?

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Digital transformation changes the nature of every aspect of business. The concept extends to every department in an enterprise, as well as into the marketplace. For CIOs, in particular, digital transformation represents a unique opportunity. Chief information officers, chief technology officers, and other technology managers must change with the winds of digital disruption or risk becoming obsolete. The Role of …

Digital Transformation Isn’t About Mobile – It’s About Mobility

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The mobile craze has taken the world by storm. Businesses are optimizing their websites for mobile, and consumers are using their hand held gadgets to learn more about—and make purchases from—their new favorite brands. Entrepreneurs looking to cash in on this trend often turn to digital transformation …

Digital Transformation is Different for Every Business. Let Your Talent and Your Customers Guide You

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Whenever a new technology is introduced, a new practice emerges, or research changes thought leadership, people often look at the information like it’s a blueprint. The veritable “Word of God.” The reality is that many emerging trends may not apply the same for one organization as they might for another. When it comes to digital transformation, the same principle is …

What Does a Disruptive CIO Look Like in the Age of Digital Transformation?

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To say that the role of a CIO (chief information officer) has become more complicated and challenging today is an understatement, to say the least. Everything in our business space is changing at a mind-boggling speed. Organizations are embracing more agile and nimble business practices. The combined forces of cloud, mobile, big data, analytics, and IoT—as well as many other …

Digital Transformation Isn’t Just a Technology Thing, It’s a People Thing

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We are living in a world where almost four out of every five companies are embarking upon a digital transformation. However there’s a big gap between what digital transformation really is and what most businesses think it is. Not surprising, few are able to make a successful transition. An MIT Sloan and Capgemini study data-backed what most companies are already …