Business leaders need to implement structured and open mechanisms to collect proposals from employees at all levels. This way, these ideas can be properly noted, considered, and if right for the business, implemented. And those ideas that aren’t can be met with feedback and suggestions.
There is certainly a lot of hype and talk about IoT – and all the attention is warranted! If “Big Data” was the transformative trend of the past few years, then IoT follows it as something that will completely transform...
This post first appeared at InfoSec Institute 6/2011. All seemed well with backup operations at my company, until I got a visit from an operations center engineer. The lock already hanging open, he was holding one of the “secure” transports that our off-site...
Do you know what your customers want when they visit your website? And do you know what makes them bounce away to visit another site instead of choosing products or services and continuing to checkout on your site?
All too often, business owners and executives accept customer behaviour on their websites as something natural and unavoidable. This is particularly unfortunate when they could be using big data and analytics to not only find out what obstacles or challenges are preventing them from completing more sales, getting higher overall values per sale, and increasing customer retention as well. All of this is possible with the help of big data and a digital transformation.
What Is a Digital Transformation and Why Is It Important?
Before we go any further, we must be clear – big data and analytics are nothing more or less than tools. The key to success in the twenty-first century is to perform a digital transformation. Your business needs to do more than adopt a few cool technologies and have presences online and on social media platforms – it needs to transform to incorporate these changes into its fabric and structure.