The role of digital competence in digital transformation Everybody talks about digital transformation, but how can you be sure it’s working for your company? In other words, how do you ensure you’re getting the business performance you expect from your digital investments? This is where digital competency comes into play.
Retail is an innovation game. But resources are limiting, and the need for ROI is constant. How does digital set the agenda for a CIO and what are their main concerns? And more specifically, how does the merging of LoB and IT priorities lend itself to the evolving priorities of a retail CIO today? For […]
Technology’s role within the modern organization has come a long way in a short period of time. For decades, companies have considered their IT department as primarily a provider of infrastructure services, whose role was to support the business by offering networking, storage, data backups, email and word processing.
Most of us are familiar with the saying “upstream without a paddle”. This is an unfortunate event, where one finds themselves without the proper resources. I have witnessed this exact phenomenon on one of my canoe trips. A pair of canoers had broken a paddle.
Digital transformation is every leader’s concern. However, when I meet with a customer’s management teams, each member looks at this transformation from a different angle. There seems to be a recurring sentiment that would best be summarized as: The CEO is the CEO and the CIO is the CIO, and never the two shall meet.
For the senior IT manager looking to stay ahead of digital transformation trends, the scope of responsibilities have dramatically changed from just a few years ago. For a successful digital transformation, this means taking on new responsibilities in addition to managing traditional roles.