Digital Transformation
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Enter the Age of Intelligent Business Operations

June 30, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By John Bates Is your firm stuck in the Customer Service Dark Ages? Or have you entered the Age of Customer Experience Management?...

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Securing Mobile Targets

March 5, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

By John Vestberg While 4G and LTE networks deliver unprecedented bandwith and performance, they lack the inherent security of previous-generation networks.  Below, John Vestberg, CEO of Clavister shows how operators can secure their LTE networks, and protect

What It Takes to Succeed with Big Data

March 2, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Tom Davenport Big data is something that everyone in business needs to know about. Below, Tom Davenport discusses how organisations can harness the power of big data and suggests that the stand-alone era for big data and analytics is approaching the end of

Unlocking the Internet of Things

March 2, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Internet of Things, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By John Bates Big data is amassing like snow in a blizzard, forming an avalanche that threatens to bury anyone who ignores it. Below, John Bates, CTO for Intelligent Business Operations and Big Data, Software AG, discusses how systems with scalability,

Big Data Takes On Big Weather

March 2, 2014 • TECHNOLOGY, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Digital TransformationComments (1)

By Djeevan Schiferli, IBM Some European cities are turning to Big Data to not only predict the weather and its potential impact, but also to address public safety and business concerns that accompany adverse conditions. Below, Djeevan Schiferli argues that

The Real-World Use of Big Data: How innovative enterprises extract value from uncertain data

November 7, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Rich Hume In industries throughout the world, executives are recognising the opportunities associated with Big Data. Despite what seems like unrelenting media attention, it can be hard to find in-depth information on what organisations are really doing. To

Big Data Meets Big Brother: The Privacy Risks of Big Data

September 8, 2013 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier In Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier consider the benefits and threats of a big data world. In the excerpt below, the authors

Overcoming Our Obsession With Technology While Getting The Best It Has To Offer

August 8, 2013 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Digital Transformation, Emerging Ideas, Social MediaComments (0)

By Larry D. Rosen We are all showing signs of obsession, accessing our smartphones all day (and all night) due to a need to reduce our anxiety by constantly checking in with social media and electronic communications. This article examines how we relate to

Turning Talent Data into Talent Intelligence

May 9, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, People Management, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (1)

By Nik Kinley & Shlomo Ben-Hur Talent management is built upon talent intelligence—the understanding that businesses have of the skills, expertise and qualities of their people. It is the basis of every people decision that companies make and without

Predictive Analytics: New-generation Strategic Decision Support

March 10, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (1)

By Tobias Klatt & Klaus Moeller Environmental turbulence has be- come a key challenge for companies’ strategic planning. Planning results remain arbitrary and risky, and lack deep knowledge of relevant factors and trends. Traditional instruments such as