June 12, 2018

Customer Experience (CX) – the biggest driver of Digital Transformation

Today’s marketers are placing the ‘customer’ at the front and center of all its processes as key to sustaining and growing the brand and business.Customers are more demanding than before.
June 12, 2018

Video: Digital Strategy and Customer Success

We catch up with Lex De Visser from Microsoft on customer management, digital transformation in the manufacturing and agriculture spaces. Great content related to handling customer success and customer journeys while better understanding your business.
June 12, 2018

Did I became an successful Solution Architect by earning the CITA Associate Certification?

Participating the CITA-A course with the Solutions Architect specialization, was clearly an comprehensive experience. On top of that, the exam based on the course and all its pages of study material, was another comprehensive piece to master.
June 12, 2018

Best Enterprise Architect Certifications

Enterprise IT architect certifications appear most often at the apex of certification programs, where less than 1 percent of IT pros ultimately ascend.
May 14, 2018
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The CIO’s Approach to Business Strategy

CIOs must position information and technology at the heart of the overall business strategy.The CIO of a large renewable energy producer does not create an “IT strategy.” Instead, he contributes to the overall business strategy of the organization. But getting to this point was a considerable journey.
May 8, 2018

Architects Are Key To CIO Success In Digital Strategy

It seems the CIO is getting popular again in executive circles. I have predicted this for many years as digital society forces technologists out into the lime-light and as business, government, and society run more and more on technology over antiquated business patterns
May 8, 2018

Four key challenges to digital transformation projects

The World Economic Forum calculates that digitisation could deliver $100 trillion in value to global businesses across the next decade. However, not every business will succeed in gaining a share of this due to failing to overcome impediments.
May 8, 2018

IDC reveals secrets of success and top KPIs in digital transformation

A major new global study from IDC reveals both the main drivers of digital transformation as well as the biggest barriers to it.
May 8, 2018

Tech talent most demanded in Singapore and Malaysia

Southeast Asia’s demand for tech talent continues to soar in online hiring across the IT and Telecom industry, as organisations evolve their tech capabilities in the region.
April 10, 2018

Competency Development for Digital Transformation

Digital enterprise architecture (EA) can help to bridge the gap between strategies and realisation, driving business goals to achieve long term sustainable digital transformation, or DX.
April 9, 2018

Why So Many High-Profile Digital Transformations Fail

In 2011, GE embarked upon an ambitious attempt to digitally transform its product and service offerings.The company created impressive digital capabilities, labeling itself a “digital industrial” company, embedding sensors into many products, building a huge new software platform for the Internet of Things, and transforming business models for its industrial offerings
April 5, 2018

Digital is turning CIOs into business executives

For 84 percent of CIOs at top-performing digital organizations, their role has substantially widened beyond IT, with innovation and transformation being their prime responsibilities, according to Gartner’s 2018 CIO Agenda report (registration required).
April 5, 2018

What’s so transformational about agile?

Last month, we addressed the misconception that agile and scrum are simply software processes. While some think of them as a process, they are much more. Something very different – perhaps even magical – is going on. We are changing the way people work, and in the process changing the role of the technologist.
March 8, 2018

Video : The Open Group – Supporting Digital Transformation with EA

Supporting Transformation in a #Digital Era with Enterprise Architecture, featuring Chris Frost, Deputy Head, IT Systems Technology Division and CTO, Global Technology Group, @Fujitsu_Global
March 8, 2018

The Importance of Enterprise Architecture For Business Transformation : Lesson Learned

In a 2016 blog for The Open Group, we described what really happens when IT is run like a business based upon our recent work at SKF, where we work as Enterprise Architects and IT Strategists
February 7, 2018

​Tech jobs: Why Enterprise Architect is New Secret Weapon

Technology might be the underlying constant across all business areas but that doesn't mean the benefits of IT are widely understood. Evidence suggests organisations need a new generation of enterprise architects who can engage with the business and help their companies make the most of data in a digital age.
February 7, 2018

12 Reasons to Get a TOGAF® Certification

TOGAF or “The Open Group Architecture Framework” is a developmental method used by enterprises to plan and design their IT architecture. The first version of TOGAF was started in 1995 and was based on the Technical Architecture Framework designed by the Department of Defense (DoD).
February 7, 2018

Banks aim to reach digital maturity by 2020

MALAYSIAN banks are steadily embracing digitalisation and are expected to focus more on investment in technology for the next three years to ensure further growth. A study by Ernst & Young (EY) on Global Banking Outlook 2018 revealed that 66% of the research respondents target to reach digital maturity by 2020
February 7, 2018
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4 ways data will drive health transformation in 2018

Medical records, prescriptions, wearables like the Fitbit and Apple Watch and even social media all contain potentially valuable health information. With the size of the digital universe continuing to grow exponentially, and the promise of next gen tech like AI and machine learning promising instant transformation.
February 7, 2018

Your Analytics Program is Not Ready for Machine Learning

If you are like most organizations, your analytics program is not ready for advanced analytics technologies such as machine learning. Here are a few steps to take to get you closer, or a way you can leapfrog the work to reap the benefits now.