Opportunity and danger

Almost all companies are computerized. In fact, many organizations have dropped the “digital” word from their lexicon, because it is assumed that if it’s business, then it’s also digital.

LOOK AFTER ALL THE LINKS

We contract for IT services from what we believe to be the most suitable bidder in the market. However, the bidder is a group of people, that is brought together by a company culture and a collection of business processes.

Is email here to stay?

People online can talk directly to each other, access documents on common folders, chat or meet. This profusion of communication tools would suggest that the days of email trails, version control on emailed documents, information overload, and the hassle of finding old or junked emails should be over.

Investing in new technology

The aphorism: “If you’re going to do something, try to have a reason for doing it,” holds for new technologies. The business reasoning for the technology, its fit with goals and vision, and its potential benefits must hold sway, no matter how compelling the tech argument.

Executives don’t have to know much about technology.

Research published in Harvard Business Review, reveals that less than 20% of companies have the necessary combination of digital leadership and management skills needed to navigate in today’s hyper-competitive, technology enabled world.

What is Digital Business and why does it matter?

Are you and your manager’s buzzword-compliant You know the words and use them (often) but don’t really know what they meant deeper than the standard catchphrase level.

Dealing with Shadow IT – be nice

Shadow IT is the technology used by staff and executives who are provisioning their own applications to meet their own IT needs. Most CIOs underestimate the number of IT applications being accessed by business units

Cutting IT costs in the digital era is an opportunity and a threat.

Technology and the management of technology have moved on since the ’90s and ’00s: Architecture, agile, digital transformation, IT services and operations, new and improved IT management tools, and emergent technologies.

Tips for Working Remotely

As the coronavirus spreads, responsible organisations recognise that their employees need to work remotely instead of going into communal spaces and offices.

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