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4 Digital Transformation Challenges IT Departments Will Face In 2018

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IT departments are no stranger to difficulty in this tech age. 2018 is shaping up to be a year of digital transformation challenges, business strategy advancement, and the customer experience. All of that, plus new regulations (here’s looking at you, GDPR) and expectations, the IT department might as well hunker down and prepare for the future. You might be used …

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Does Your CIO Have a Vision for the Future?

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I’ve talked a lot about the importance of culture in building and sustaining successful organizations, especially in the digital age. With employees facing so much change—from software and tech changes to org structure and service offerings—companies need strong leadership to guide their employees through the ever-present transitions. But where—or better yet, who—should that vision come from? That’s one of the most hotly contested …

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Removing the Silos in the C-Suite

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Silos—they’re the cockroaches of legacy organizations and pre-digital business mindset. Siloed departments can be an impediment to efficiency, culture, and even a company’s overall mission, especially in the high-speed digital age. But while many of us have embraced the concept of trying to break down those silos in our companies, we haven’t quite figured out how to break them down …

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How to Map Your IT Strategy to Business Goals

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According to Gartner predictions for 2017, nearly a third of IT spending will happen in other departments; the perception is that IT is too slow and unwieldy, so operations outsources their IT needs. IT management requires a proactive, business-centric approach to work towards mutual company goals and create efficiency. “You need to be clear on what the strategy is, be …

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Transform Your IT Department with IT-as-a-Service

In CIO/IT by Daniel Newman1 Comment

The as-a-service model supplies businesses with scalable, consumption-based services to increase speed and agility while driving revenue and reducing costs. As businesses have turned towards Software as a Service (SaaS), Video Conferencing as a Service (VCaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and even Cloud as a Service (CaaS) to lower costs and increase agility, it makes sense that IT as …

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The CIO’s Role in the Digital Transformation Process

In CIO/IT, Digital Transformation, Technology by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Digital transformation is the business buzzword du jour, but that doesn’t make it any less important. Digital transformation is the strategic leveraging of digital technologies to change business processes, activities, and competencies, while at the same time evolving business culture to adapt to these changes. As data initiatives (and IT in general) become more widely integrated across companies, CIOs are …