Predictive Analytics is the Secret for Businesses to Survive Digital Darwinism

Predictive Analytics is the Secret for Businesses to Survive Digital Darwinism We live in a real-time world, yet many companies still struggle to understand who their customers are, let alone how they’re changing today, and tomorrow. This is problematic as consumer-facing technologies are only further influencing the continued evolution of customer behaviours, expectations and preferences....

10 Ways To Navigate Vendor Meetings Before Presenting To Your Boss

A key responsibility for an IT professional is to manage vendor relationships. That means selecting new ones, ensuring that existing vendors are still meeting the organisation’s needs and keeping management informed when vendor relationships need adjusting. What is causing the recent surge in new vendor relationships? The digital transformation has driven tremendous change, including smart...

How To Inject Innovative Processes To Reroute How Your Business Works, Designs And Thinks

Technology is the backbone of innovation. Advancing data analysis is increasing marketing effectiveness. Deeper automation is enhancing accounting efficiency. Machine learning is providing sales teams with stronger leads. Much of this innovation, though, is happening without any intervention from the IT department. A particular division of a company will find an enterprise SaaS application that...

Culture 2.0: human-centered culture design drives business performance and elevates employee experience

Every time I lead a research study to learn how companies are (and aren’t) succeeding in digital transformation and innovation, corporate culture is consistently cited as the leading inhibitor in both cases. Said another way, corporate culture is to blame for the lack of innovation and change. Yet, most of the time, executives will actually...

What Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things mean for Business Security

The new wave of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of things (IoT) technology is transforming business security and society, but also exposing all of us to new threats. In an age where everything is connected, when large and small businesses think about data leaks, they don’t only have to worry about briefcases being left...