Digital Business Transformation Comes of Age in 2023

Digital Business Transformation Comes of Age in 2023

Regardless of the current state of the overall economy, the top funding priority for organizations beyond traditional IT investments continues to appear to be digital business transformation. A recent survey of 1,703 information technology leaders conducted by Red Hat identifies digital transformation and technology skills tie as the top priorities (37%), followed by people and […]

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Survey Sees Only a Basic Mastery of AI in the Enterprise

Survey Sees Only a Basic Mastery of AI in the Enterprise

Heading into 2023, a survey of 2,500 senior technology leaders and executives across thirteen industries finds that despite recent advances, most enterprise organizations are a long way from mastering artificial intelligence (AI). Conducted by the Infosys Knowledge Institute, the survey finds that 63% of AI models function only at basic sense (36%) or understand capability […]

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Time to Digitally Transform Sales

Time to Digitally Transform Sales

During any downturn, the amount of focus on sales generally increases as it becomes all the more challenging to close that next deal. Most organizations during a downturn are not inclined to hire additional salespeople, so there’s a need to increase the total number of potential deals that the existing sales team is trying to […]

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Digital Wallets

OpenWallet Consortium to Promote Interoperability

The OpenWallet Foundation (OWF) will soon be formed to create an open standard for digital wallets that contain everything from credit cards to driver’s licenses. Announced this week at the Open Source Summit Europe conference, the OWF is an arm of the Linux Foundation that will promote the adoption of interoperability standards across multiple implementations […]

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Hyperledger Blockchain Platform Gains Enterprise Traction

Hyperledger Blockchain Platform Gains Enterprise Traction

The Hyperledger blockchain platform appears to be gaining traction as instances of enterprise-class applications being deployed in production environments steadily increase. Developed under the auspices of the Hyperledger Foundation, an arm of the Linux Foundation, the open source blockchain platform for processing decentralized transactions across a private network was first launched at the very end […]

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Mobile App Divide Narrows in the Digital Age

Mobile App Divide Narrows in the Digital Age

At the core of any digital business transformation initiative are the developers that build an application and the marketers that drive its adoption. As such, the relationship between these two groups is a critical element of any successful strategy. Fortunately, a survey of 100 application developers and 102 application marketers and product owners conducted by […]

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PwC Survey Surfaces Digital Business Paradox

PwC Survey Surfaces Digital Business Paradox

A survey of 722 business executives finds a full 83% of business executives are focusing their business strategy on growth, despite economic headwinds, with increased investments in digital transformation (53%), IT (52%), cybersecurity/privacy (49%) and customer experience (48%) being planned by roughly half the respondents. Conducted by PwC, the survey also finds more than a […]

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Survey Surfaces the Trouble with Data

Survey Surfaces the Trouble with Data

A survey of 157 data management decision-makers in North America conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Capital One suggests that one of the primary reasons so many organizations are finding it challenging to achieve their digital business transformation goals is data management. Nearly 80% of survey respondents identified data cataloging as a major challenge, […]

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Citizen Developer Armies Need Discipline

Citizen Developer Armies Need Discipline

Providers of backend enterprise applications are almost naturally given to making bellicose statements about how they have automated every conceivable process so there is no need to build any type of customized application. Fortunately, most Digital CxOs know better which is why there are now more custom applications than ever. Most of those applications are […]

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Lack of Feedback Loop Ensures Digital Failure

Lack of Feedback Loop Ensures Digital Failure

One of the biggest challenges with any digital business transformation is resistance to change. Many organizations routinely run afoul of two issues when attempting to institute any type of change. The first is that in many cases the organization is attempting to force a change without thinking through the natural level of resistance there inevitably […]

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