resilience & disaster recovery

Resilience & Disaster Recovery in Digital Transformation

Resilience & disaster recovery are generally seen as a business cost rather than a driver of value. Although businesses put a lot of investment into “keeping the lights on”, especially in banking, new digital technologies are seen as the drivers of value while resilience & disaster recovery are viewed as an expense rather than an…

enterprise agility

Achieving Enterprise Agility Through Human & Machine Orchestration

“Enterprise agility is a company’s ability to outperform the competition and drive growth in new, ambiguous situations by learning and adapting when confronted with foreseen and unforeseen circumstances, dilemmas, crises, and complex problems.”   For many enterprises, this means adopting DevOps practices and moving towards increased automation. However, there is far more to Enterprise Agility…

Digital Transformation Journey

5 Tips for Digital Transformation Journey Success

What do we mean by digital transformation? It can be described as “the profound transformation of business and organisational activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage… a mix of digital technologies and their accelerating impact… in a strategic and prioritised way, with present and future shifts in mind.” This suggests two important things about…

Brexit

Planning for Brexit Technology Change: What CIOs Need To Know

Until negotiations have been finalised, we can’t know the degree to which Brexit will affect the IT sector within the UK’s financial services industry. However, organisations are already preparing for the potential scenarios that could arise and, in the face of uncertainty, are planning for every eventuality. Many businesses will follow through with their Brexit…

Technical Change

Combating Negative Attitudes to Technical Change

“Change is the only constant.” This well-worn phrase is truer than ever today with the rapid rate at which technology, and therefore the way we work, is changing. Yet many people resist change, particularly if they fear it could negatively impact them or their colleagues. But in today’s climate, your enterprise can’t risk being left…

Successful Digital Transformation

5 Tips for a Successful Digital Transformation

In previous blog posts, we’ve discussed the current state of digital transformation and how businesses have benefited from it. But what do you need to execute a successful digital transformation and reap these rewards? 5 Tips for a Successful Digital Transformation: 1. Define the business case Every technology change needs a Business Case: you’re not…

Implementation Success

Measuring Implementation Success in a Business Transformation

How does your business measure technology implementation success? The usual metrics revolve around whether technology is delivered on time and within budget. However, organisations often struggle with finding a way to link technology changes with the business outcomes that drove them. Teams usually measure success on whether they delivered the technology on time and budget,…