September 7, 2018
Enterprise architect career path has bright and dark sides

Enterprise architect career path has bright and dark sides

Paul Preiss, founder and CEO of IASA (formerly the International Association of Systems Architects), has battle scars from years in the trenches. As an outgrowth of his experiences -- and frustrations -- working as a project manager that evolved into systems and software architecture, he brought together others with similar skills and challenges in the Austin, Texas, area as an informal group to share ideas.
September 7, 2018
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The Open Group Certification Guide: Overview And Career Paths

The Open Group is a global IT industry consortium that boasts more than 500 member organizations including companies of all sizes from around the world. Platinum members IBM, Capgemini, Huawei, Philips, Oracle and HPE are leading lights in this list.
September 6, 2018
Is Digital a Priority for Your Industry?

Is Digital a Priority for Your Industry?

The idea of shifting toward digital business across the organization was speculative for most C-level executives a few years ago. It has undeniably become a reality for many in 2018 as digital is a top priority across all industries, according to the Gartner 2018 CIO Agenda survey.
August 10, 2018
A (new?) digital Malaysia

A (new?) digital Malaysia

The key component for DX is data, and these 3 building blocks address the unprecedented amount of data about business ecosystems from other agencies, making sense of it to explore improvements and potential services.
August 10, 2018
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Does TOGAF Certification Really Matter?

TOGAF or The Open Group Architecture Framework is the underlying structure for enterprise architecture that offers a methodological way of designing, planning, implementing and controlling an enterprise IT architecture.
August 10, 2018
4 objectives your digital strategy should address

4 objectives your digital strategy should address

Most companies across the globe are in the process of defining or executing a digital transformation in response to what has been tagged ‘fifth industrial revolution’ which is expected to significantly change the way we live, work and interact with one another.
August 10, 2018
Get the C-suite On Board With Digital Transformation

Get the C-suite On Board With Digital Transformation

Digital transformation isn't just some technology project. It requires that an organization rethink its business model and how it serves the customer.
June 12, 2018
How can CXOs drive digital transformation success? 90% say retraining is the key

How can CXOs drive digital transformation success? 90% say retraining is the key

Established companies are finally becoming more digitally mature, but that maturity also brings gaps in leadership and skills, according to a Tuesday study from MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital.
June 12, 2018
Customer Experience (CX) – the biggest driver of Digital Transformation

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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
Gartner Predicts By 2021, CIOs Will Be As Responsible For Culture Change As Chief HR Officers

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

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

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

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).