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Digital Trust: Why Enterprise IT Compliance Matters

Digital Trust: Why Enterprise IT Compliance Matters

Twenty-nine percent of employees observed at least one compliance violation at work in 2016 or 2017, according to the latest worldwide market study by Gartner. The survey, which sampled more than 5,000 employees at all levels, found that these workers are twice as likely to leave their organization.

via Digital Lifescapes

Finance Organizations Improve Productivity via Digital Apps

Finance Organizations Improve Productivity via Digital Apps

Digital leaders, or finance functions that ranked “high” on a scorecard of technology metrics, operate at 44 percent lower cost than their peers and employ 45 percent less staff. They experience error rates that are 37 percent lower and spend 19 percent less time collecting and compiling data.

via The Hackett Group

Blockchain Reliability, Speed, Security, and Scalability

Blockchain Reliability, Speed, Security, and Scalability

84 percent of respondents — representing a cross-section of technology-focused leaders in 15 territories around the world — report involvement with blockchain. To make the most of their initiatives, they’ll need to tackle their trust issues head-on.

via Strategy + Business

A Technology Factory for Digital Transformation

A Technology Factory for Digital Transformation

“An essential component of achieving scale in a technology-enabled transformation is having sufficient in-house technology expertise and talent. One proven model for building a technology bench is the “technology factory.” Such a factory is wholly at the service of the business and governed by the business.”

via McKinsey

Linking Data Culture to C-Suite Business Outcomes

Linking Data Culture to C-Suite Business Outcomes

Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes. Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture. Lessons-learned: solving business problems must be a part of your data strategy.

via McKinsey

How Agile Automation Fuels Digital Transformation

How Agile Automation Fuels Digital Transformation

A new suite of technologies — including robotic process automation, smart workflows, artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language, and cognitive agents — radically improve efficiency while eliminating errors and reducing operational risk.

via McKinsey

Converged Systems Enable IT Transformation Initiatives

Converged Systems Enable IT Transformation Initiatives

Some IT organizations prefer infrastructure solutions that offer simplified cloud deployment models for their digital transformation projects.  According to the latest market study by IDC, worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 9.9 percent year-over-year to $3.5 billion during the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18).

via Digital Lifescapes