Category: Digital Transformation
We spoke with CIO WaterCooler members Nick Burton, Victoria Higgin, Chris Lord and Sue Walnut to understand how the pandemic has changed their attitudes and how they deliver digital transformation. In the article, we highlight the top takeaways and include perspectives from our contributors in their own words.
Transformation Executive and Contributor Shaun Taylor explores the challenging and perhaps daunting task of leadership and change post-COVID. Don’t miss his top 5 suggestions for leaders responsible for navigating businesses out of this turbulent period.
The selected team can make or break a transformation project. Transformation Executive and Contributor Shaun Taylor talks about the key coalitions that make transformations successful and the attitudes required to deliver a unified objective.
5G had aggressive rollout plans anyway and COVID has exasperated the need for this new tech. Aligned to this and the political shenaniganss amidst COVID’s time, Huawei had their Annual Analyst Summit with some interesting takeaways.
CIO WaterCooler member Andre Simm, an Interim IT Director, Transformation and Turnaround Specialist with a wealth of experience in IT services shares his best practices for managed services. Andre goes into great detail about the dynamic of the relationship between customer and vendor, and what value looks like. As many IT leaders are taking the route which sees their teams doing more of the “fun” and creative IT work, while outsourcing the BAU items, this article provides excellent advice for how to establish principles for an effective managed services approach.
David Norfolk from Bloor Research provides some perspective on IBM’s Think Conference being hosted online this year. David also shares some of the key developments coming from IBM including advances in edge computing and 5G, with hybrid multi-cloud offerings that bring together Red Hat OpenShift.