For a while now I’ve been fairly vocal about re-branding IT teams as Digital Enablement teams. The rise of digital has seen many IT teams left behind, to the extent that ‘digital’ and ‘IT’ are often seen as two distinct disciplines.
It appears that the the evidence is that the rate of successful cyber-hacks and data breaches is increasing. A recent global industry survey ranks cyber incidents as the third highest Global Business Risks for 2016. This has jumped by 17% on the previous year.
The new world of Information Technology is well and truly upon us. For the first time, ‘digital’ technologies offer both individuals and organisations choice when it comes to IT – or so it seems. Leaders and managers, no longer constrained by their own IT department’s limited technologies or capabilities, are able to source digital solutions without … Read More
Any lack of executive’s appreciation for, or apparent scepticism of new digital technologies and services only adds to the frustration experienced by those attempting to build the business case for digital transformation initiatives within their organisation…
IT teams are becoming increasingly overwhelmed by organisations’ journeys towards digital excellence. The use of technology to drive innovation and efficiencies across all areas of the business continues to rise; as does the sophistication and functionality of this technology.
As businesses embrace the digital age, embarking on ambitious digital initiatives to satiate the technological appetites of audiences current and prospective, IT teams everywhere are wondering “So what’s our role in all of this?”
Organisations that are unable to fully integrate their IT, Digital and business strategies effectively are missing the real benefits that digital technologies and related services can offer.