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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Hyperledger Blockchain Platform Gains Enterprise Traction

NFTs Move Toward Sustainability Acceptance

It’s too early to say with any certainty if non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are just another passing fad or represent a whole new way to value digital assets. Regardless of how an individual may feel about NFTs, it’s clear there is enough critical mass of enthusiasm to make NFTs part of a digital business strategy. The […]

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Fixing the Supply Chain Starts with Procurement

In the wake of ongoing disruptions to supply chains that show no sign of abating, there is naturally now a lot more focus on procurement processes within organizations. The need to make sure there are second, third and even fourth sources for critical components and ingredients has become critical. The challenge is that many of […]

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The Role of DAPs in Business Continuity

Greater Digital Expectations

There are silos today in most organizations between customer service desks and internal IT operations that conspire to hamper digital business transformation initiatives. ServiceNow, during its Knowledge ‘22 conference, launched a Service Operations Workspace that promises to close that divide. This offering provides service desk personnel with more insight into the IT issues that might […]

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