Business decision making is becoming more and more ad-hoc. It's a daily necessity. Even the best managers often prefer to trust gut instincts more than hard facts.
Grab a coffee. There's a lot to digest. Vishal Sikka, executive board member SAP's infectious enthusiasm for SAP HANA - his little girl - is palpable.
SuiteWorld 2013, NetSuite's annual customer conference gets underway next week. Several of the diginomica team will be attending including yours truly. This is a show I like not least because with some 80 partners, there's a good chance of getting round to see what's on offer.
My good buddy Vinnie Mirchandani says I spend far too much time worrying about yesterday's technology. He may be right but then I worry a lot about the people and things that pay the bills, move things around, get things made and so on. However, there is a largely unseen world to which we should pay attention.
Consumers expect an immersive digital experience, both in terms of creation of content, as well as in terms of the consumption of content, says Adobe. So no more software for them!
As G-Cloud programme director within the UK Cabinet Office, McDonagh is pushing through a paradigm shift in public sector ICT procurement and deployment. But can she get the Luddites into digital champions?
Enterprise confessional: I was wrong about mobile apps stores. I wasn’t the only one.
Bring Your Own Device sounds alluring but as Gartner predicts mandatory BYOD policies emerging in half of businesses by 2017, it is time to think through this disruptive change. We offer eight questions you will need to consider.
With the third generation of its core framework now live, just how successful has the G-Cloud programme really been? Depends how you define success basically.
Half way up a mountain in India or in a back street in Putney, trust is the new currency for the digital economy, argues JP Rangaswami.
The social business moniker is a hot topic drawing a wide range of views. In this post, I am looking at 'social' from the perspective of the needs I see on the ground among practitioners in the professional services industry.
The notion of the 'social enterprise' seems to be fading. It hasn't worked as a concept except among a very small number of businesses. Instead, we are seeing competing ideas emerging. One is the 'customer company' which we will return to later. The other is 'networked enterprise,' a concept with a more expansive vision.
Research suggests that we have reached something of a plateau in the development of what once pigeon holed as 'social business.' Business is understanding that there needs to be much more: enter the Networked Enterprise.