Business executives believe improving IT's support of strategic and operational business plans remains a top priority, according to a recent survey from The Hackett Group. The report, titled "IT Key Issues in 2015: Innovation and Agility Are Driving the IT Agenda," reveals that CIOs and their tech teams... Read More »
CIOs today are frequently under pressure to come up with new, disruptive technologies. But how many have a map to pursue such efforts? A recent paper from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) promises to deliver such a resource by pinpointing four critical drivers of disruption: the rise of big data; the deconstruction of value... Read More »
U.S. companies are innovating faster and more frequently than their European counterparts, according to a new study. The study also finds that automation is the key to managing an increasingly diverse, complex business environment and delivering fast, flexible services that meet escalating demand. But there is global concern that lack of innovation will deter business. "Without automation,... Read More »
Today, IT departments operate in increasingly complex environments with an array of heterogeneous technologies. Traditional batch processing and job-scheduling solutions only allow for the execution of one or more jobs on a single system and often require manual intervention. “While most operating systems, mission-critical applications and database management systems provide their own... Read More »
As a CIO, you're responsible for the digital transformation within your organization. Yet have you ever stepped back and thought about how technology has permanently changed the very meaning of words that have been around seemingly forever? In a section of the book, Connected by Design: Seven Principles... Read More »
Project teams will deliberate less and plan in real-time more. Companies will recognize a cultural difference as a point of strength, rather than a source of confusion. And, more than ever, IT will emerge as a leading influence on the critical decisions that drive organizational success. These and other developments are among the following top 10 "