Making the shift to product-based IT

It’s a familiar failing of many IT projects. As teams move from one project to the next, “it’s almost like every program starts with a fresh mindset, instead of trying to iterate on what we’ve already launched,” says Sreelakshmi Kolli, vice president of IT at Align Technologies. “They lose continuity of thought.” But Kolli is working to change that mindset at the global medical device company by adopting its first…

January 16, 2019
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Digital transformation is more than a slogan

Digital transformation requires vision, leadership, process change, and technology. But as important as any of that, says Arthur Hu, CIO of Lenovo, is changing the “hearts and minds” of every employee in the company. I caught up with Hu to learn how he uses everyday innovation, identity, and teamwork to challenge long-held ideas about technology operations at the $43 billion global high-tech company. [ Be sure to learn the secrets…

January 16, 2019
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IDG Contributor Network: One CIO’s perspective on the people, process and technology formula for business success

When Harold Leavitt coined the phrase people, process, and technology in his 1964 paper, Applied Organization Changes in Industry, he never imagined how often it would be used in identifying the key components for business success. However, many companies focus on process and technology as the two primary components with not enough emphasis on the people component. An IBM study supports this premise stating that that business transformation initiatives ignore…

January 15, 2019
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The digital future of healthcare

Lehigh Valley Health Network set out to keep patients from dying of sepsis, a life-threatening complication that can result from an infection, and it planned to use its computer system to help. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

January 15, 2019
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Wyndham Hotels checks into the cloud

Consumer behavior shifts spurred by home-sharing are forcing some hoteliers to seek help from outside the hospitality sector for a fresh perspective. That’s what Wyndham Hotels and Resorts CEO Geoffrey A. Ballotti had in mind when he turned to the consumer electronics industry to find CIO Scott Strickland in 2017. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

January 9, 2019
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Solving the mass data fragmentation problem should be a top CIO priority

Last year, I wrote two posts on Network World about mass data fragmentation (MDF).  The first one defined the problem, and the second one highlighted how the issue can be addressed. Since the articles were published, I’ve had a number of discussions with IT professionals about this topic and how important it is, and I believe it deserves some attention from CIOs.  To read this article in full, please click…

January 8, 2019
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7 key IT investments for 2019 (and 3 going cold)

Digital transformation is shaking the IT industry to its roots, and CIOs are reacting by strengthening their stakes in several promising new technologies while pulling back investments in other sectors. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) Source: http://www.cio.com

January 3, 2019
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