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Is Now the Time for Business Transformation?

Even before the Coivd-19 pandemic hit, 2020 was predicted to be a year full of change. Trade tariffs, uncertainty around policy, and concerns about economic stability had executives debating whether to invest in growth initiatives or sit tight. With the changes that have taken place over the past two months, the question many C-suites are … Continued

The Impact of Cloud Computing

Whether you’re familiar with it or not, cloud computing has changed how companies operate. Every department is experiencing the effects of “the cloud”. As with any change that affects the entire enterprise, executives are expected to understand the impact of cloud computing and ramifications on the business in order to successfully guide the company to … Continued

4 Top Digital Manufacturing Trends To Keep An Eye On

We recently wrote about Industry 4.0 and the challenges faced by manufacturing firms in embracing the concepts. To help understand what changes are continuing to impact the industry, we wanted to look at the top digital manufacturing trends to keep an eye on for 2020. Much of what we talk about when referring to trends are … Continued

2020 Predictions – Human Potential

Most annual predictions are either too aggressive in how quickly they anticipate companies can adopt new practices, or they rehash the same things that have been said for the past few years…Internet of Things, Big Data…you get the idea. That doesn’t mean they are not worth a read, and the recent 2020 predictions from Forrester … Continued

CIO Infrastructure and Operations Trends

IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) has gone through tremendous change over the past decade. The increasing adoption of cloud computing and hybrid IT environments has changed the responsibilities and skills required of I&O staff, including the CIO. According to Gartner’s recently published I&O trends report, “IT leaders face pressure to more quickly create, deploy, manage … Continued

2020 Predictions – Technology Potential

As we discussed in our 2020 predictions – human potential, there is a lot of energy focused on the potential for technology advancements to gain a stronger foothold in corporate America. Forrester’s 2020 predictions highlights a number of these technology trends they believe will have an impact in the coming year. IT departments have been … Continued

Understanding the Cloud

By now pretty much everyone has a general understanding of the cloud. According to IDG, 90% of companies will be using a cloud model in 2019. Whether you’re looking to save money, recognize operational and management efficiencies, or want to improve your archival or disaster recovery process, the cloud has matured in security and reliability, … Continued

Job Growth Created by Technology

We recently wrote about the future of job automation, which led us to an interesting study by McKinsey Global Institute, Jobs lost, jobs gained: Workforce transitions in a time of automation. Technology has improved our lives and increased our productivity, but these advancements also come at the cost of jobs in some sectors. Their key … Continued

Building a Successful Digital Strategy

Strategic planning is difficult. Not only because of the pace of technological change today, but because it tends to drive incremental change instead of innovative change. A recent article in McKinsey Quarterly speaks to this challenge. Specifically, it focuses on the complexity of building a successful digital strategy. Digital strategy development is a challenge for … Continued

Executive Understanding of Cloud Migration

If asked about “moving to the cloud”, most CEOs and boards will tell you they are. After all, you can improve your computing speed, scale up or down on demand, and reduce capital expenses. But the truth is, it’s not as easy as it sounds and you need to understand the true complexity of cloud … Continued