Legacy technology is biggest barrier to digital transformation

Legacy technology is biggest barrier to digital transformation

New research has revealed that legacy technology is the biggest barrier to digital transformation, while leadership and vision are large contributors to failed digital transformation projects   Today, Nimbus Ninety , the UK’s independent research community for disruptive business and technology leaders, have released their latest research into digital transformation in partnership with Ensono , a cloud solutions and Hybrid …

Why Manufacturers Need Process Mining — A New Type Of Big Data Analytics

Why Manufacturers Need Process Mining — A New Type Of Big Data Analytics

Historically, manufacturers have worked with management consultants to improve their IT-driven processes and core operations such as purchasing, logistics, and production. The practice is often lengthy and expensive. They also typically rely heavily on the existing operations teams to collect data and provide context often resulting in significant disruption to the organization and processes being analyzed. Thankfully, a more efficient …

5 Misconceptions Small Business Owners Have About Big Data

5 Misconceptions Small Business Owners Have About Big Data

Data is not a new conversation, yet small businesses still have many misconceptions about how data may be valuable to their business. In the past, only large brands could afford to implement data into their business efforts. Today, however, data is accessible to businesses of all sizes — including yours. Overlooking this new reality occurs far too often and for all the wrong …

Defining a Data Risk Strategy for an Organization

Defining a Data Risk Strategy for an Organization

Risk and Value are two sides of the same coin. Value realization along with benefits management is vital to appreciate the strategic goals of an organization. A balance between realization of these benefits along with effective management of Risk is required to enable these benefits. How about Charlie from Chocolate factory saying “I would want to enjoy the benefits that dark chocolate brings to my health, but …

Data Monetization: Making Data Work for You

Data Monetization: Making Data Work for You

Based on my experience, I estimate that between 90 to 95 percent of businesses are failing to derive the expected value or ROI from their business intelligence (BI) investments. It is time to decipher why this may be and how to change these statistics. In today’s data-driven enterprise, most companies know their information could work harder for them, but have …

Data governance: What you need to know

Data governance: What you need to know

Every effective database needs a carefully designed schema that keeps data clean, avoids conflicts, serves its users’ varied needs, and accommodates future extensions. In the same way, an effective corporate data program needs data governance: carefully planned policies that clarify responsibilities, resolve conflicts between different stakeholders, provide for maintenance and growth, and safeguard sensitive information. Data governance concerns typically include: …

How Healthcare Technology Improves Information Security and Puts Patient Care Front and Center

How Healthcare Technology Improves Information Security and Puts Patient Care Front and Center

Every industry is affected by technological advancements and the healthcare industry is no different. Healthcare providers – small and large – see the value in implementing technology and are continuing to explore ways to use it to improve operations, boost patient data security and meet industry regulations.   The market is full of new technologies for healthcare providers to choose …

How tech savvy does the CEO need to be?

How tech savvy does the CEO need to be?

As digital transformation efforts take hold in many enterprises, CEOs must step up and provide a vision for how the company will use technology to stay competitive in the digital economy. However, as many CEOs rise to the position from operations or finance roles, the question arises: Just how tech savvy does the CEO need to be? “CEOs should be …

How Business Intelligence Is Being Disrupted for the Better

How Business Intelligence Is Being Disrupted for the Better

For years, business intelligence (BI) has been the industry standard for helping leadership gain visibility into business operations and make data-driven decisions. Many companies saw the analysis of their data so vital to their brand that they created roles for ‘Business Intelligence Experts’ to vet the information and prepare it into easily understandable packages. While the venture into BI wasn’t …

How to make digital transformation a reality

How to make digital transformation a reality

“Digital transformation” may be one of the most overused buzz phrases in recent times, but it may also be one of the most misunderstood. That’s because digital transformation is not about using technology to do the same things you’ve always done, only faster, cheaper, and better. It’s about using technology to do things that weren’t possible before—creating new products and …