Telecom network operators require substantial help from the vendor community. They need SDN and NFV platform professional services, starting with consulting, then planning, which leads to systems integration, and finally to training their technical staff to run these software-defined networks.
“The Open Organization” is a book about creating a successful business in today’s enormously fast-moving technology climate. The only way to do that is by eschewing the old ways of doing business — including a top-down hierarchical approach — in favor of a new approach that emphasizes soliciting and embracing everyone’s opinions.
via Red Hat
IDC studied the market for digital transformation consulting and systems integration services. They found that buyers indicated a variety of non-IT roles were the key sponsors for digital transformation implementation service projects 60% of the time.
IT leaders and groups tends to focus more on the tools, capabilities, and the potential technical benefits that can be gained throughout the enterprise. Business leaders tend to focus more on how these benefits can be applied for commercial strategic advantage.
Managers have the greatest impact on employee engagement, which makes this finding very worrisome: just 35% of U.S. managers are engaged in their jobs, while 51% are not engaged — and 14% are actively disengaged.
Today’s leaders know that speed and agility are the keys to any company’s success, and yet many are frustrated that their organizations can’t move fast enough to stay competitive. As the pace accelerates, how do you inspire people’s energy and creativity? A new business leadership book offers actionable insights.