5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

Sustainable investments are necessary for a comprehensive transformation programme, including the redesign of business processes. IoT should ultimately be viewed as an ever-present ingredient in an organisation’s architecture that facilitates operational outcomes.

Brazil Is More Than Samba. Here We Unveil One Of The Fastest Growing Data Centre Markets In The Southern Hemisphere

The country is Latin America’s largest technology ecosystem with the IT market growing 9.8% in 2018, reaching $47bn and surpassing previous forecasts of 4.1% growth for the period and will continue to grow at 10.5% in 2019, according to a study prepared by IDC in partnership with the Brazilian Software Association (ABES).

Let’s treat ‘digital workers’ as peers

Work transformation is critical for effectively scaling digital initiatives and will help increase business agility, worker productivity, and operational efficiency. Most importantly, it will facilitate greater stakeholder engagement and drive greater business value, enabling organisations to establish competitive differentiation in a dynamic environment.

UNDERSTANDING THE WHAT, WHY, & HOW OF STRATEGIC SOURCING

As businesses today continue to harness the power of globalization to expand performance, the role of effectively sourcing goods and services from suppliers has become inevitable. Additionally, procurement is transforming into a more strategic function that is aligned to organizational goals and objectives. Furthermore, issues like economic and political volatility, technological disruption, etc. have rendered market a fierce competition. Hence, it is important for organizations to adopt effective strategic sourcing skills and processes to maximize their business performance and efficiency to gain a competitive advantage over their peers........

How Is IoT Improving Transportation?

With IoT-fueled communication, vehicles would have real-time data on where everything else on the road is. This information would then enable cars to brake or turn when necessary to avoid a collision. Assisted driving features are already present in many vehicles, but IoT’s interconnectivity would make them more accurate.

STORM WARNING: WHERE IS SUPPLY CHAIN RISK MANAGEMENT ON YOUR RADAR?

We still have a long way to go before we even determine what ‘business-as-usual’ will look like—never mind reach it again. And when that happens, remember: the worst thing to do when it comes to supply chain risk management is nothing at all....

Indian IT 4.0: Upping the Ante on Innovation

The IT services industry has remained a crown jewel in India’s success story, and a key growth catalyst in the nation’s economy. This industry grew to $181 billion in 2018-19, accounting for nearly 45% share of India’s total services exports and contributed around 7.7 per cent to the country’s GDP. Yet, it struggles to maintain its position and relevance in the industry today. What does it take for a turnaround?

Smart cities are built on sustainability

Look at how much data we use — according to research from PwC last year, 90 per cent of all data that exists today was created during the last two years. With the launch of 5G across the Gulf last year, a world first, our use of data across the region is going to skyrocket.

Simple ways to motivate your team members to collaborate

Choosing your team members wisely is always important for your business. However, it is not enough to just pick the right people for the right job, that is only one aspect of the selection. In order for your business to work in harmony as a whole, and reach its full potential through its capital in human resources, collaboration must be perceived as one of the most essential assets of your business.

The future of the CDO: Chief Data Officers need to sit near the top

There are two types of CDOs. There is the CDO, whose role is quite distinct from that of data scientists. In this case, the CDO will focus on strategy — the big picture, driving leadership and strategic direction.........