Digital Business Transformation Requires Collaboration

Digital Business Transformation Requires Collaboration

The evolution of information technology (IT) leadership — sometimes driven by the line of business (LoB), sometimes by the legacy IT organization — is reaching a state of balance where business-IT collaboration sets the stage for meaningful digital transformation.

via Digital Lifescapes

Next-Gen App Platforms Embrace Digital Innovation

Next-Gen App Platforms Embrace Digital Innovation

Cloud-based application platforms are becoming the pacemakers in the software industry. Pure cloud platform providers such as Salesforce, Workday, and ServiceNow have been getting a lot of attention, and this will continue and even intensify.”

via PAC

Skills Gap Analysis: How to Win the Race for Talent

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“In a 2019 Gartner survey, only 40% of HR leaders reported their workforce planning activities were effective at aligning talent needs with business objectives, and only 41% said they’re good at analyzing internal labor markets.”

via Gartner

Future of Work: The 4 Big Workplace Challenges

Future of Work: The 4 Big Workplace Challenges

“Traditional work models aren’t nimble enough, adaptive, nor scalable. In the new work experience, human workers operate side by side with “digital coworkers,” enabling human workers to focus on higher-value activities.”

via IDC

Artificial Intelligence Use Cases in CPG and Retail

Artificial Intelligence Use Cases in CPG and Retail

“AI raises the analytical capabilities of CPG manufacturers and retailers to a new level and helps to optimize decision-making and to automate processes and actions. This includes optimizing internal processes such as logistics, inventory, and supply chain management.”

via PAC

Davos 2020: Why Your Data is a Valuable Currency

Davos 2020: Why Your Data is a Valuable Currency

Data has become the world’s most valuable currency. It is being produced at an unprecedented scale and pace. In just one day, roughly 500 million tweets are posted. Around 294 billion emails are sent. Five billion searches are made. Every day, we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of information.”

via World Economic Forum

U.S. Federal Government IT Security and Privacy

U.S. Federal Government IT Security and Privacy

“The most obvious place the government excels is in the area of encryption. The reason for this is largely due to a mandate from the Homeland Security Department that all U.S. Government sites be encrypted, but the standard should still be the same for any site.”

via Internet Society