Network Functions Virtualization is a new way to design, deploy and manage networking services. NFV removes many critical network functions from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run as software. This may not sound like such a big idea at first, but it’s actually revolutionary.
via TM Forum
To gauge readiness it is important to understand where an organisation sits in the ‘digital maturity’ quadrant. Some organisations believe they already know the answer, but it’s always advisable to verify such a crucial starting point, in order to work out their best route to digital mastery.
via Content Loop
“Simply stated, every business unit is a technology start-up. There is a shift of demand and control toward digital business units closer to the customer, where business units, such as the supply chain organization, are taking on more technology spending.”
“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.