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Category: Business Users


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What is employee experience? A vital factor for business success

September 23, 2022

Via: CIO

Employee experience has become a key factor in defining your company’s overall success. Positive or negative, employee experience can significantly impact your company’s productivity, efficiency, and its ability to recruit and retain talent. It can even impact your brand’s reputation […]


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5 Ways Data Storage IT Pros Enable Business User Self-Service

September 22, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Enterprise data storage professionals are increasingly finding themselves at the center of business discussions: finding important files, showing departmental usage, recalling files from archives for an audit or new research, moving distinct data sets into the cloud to import into […]


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Why companies need organizational digital agility (ODA)

September 21, 2022

Via: CIO

John Hill, chief digital information officer for MSC Industrial Supply, received his Doctor of Business Administration degree in May. His dissertation research examined the question: After years of investment in project management, change management, and more recently, agile principles, why […]


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7 KPIs for customer-centric IT

September 20, 2022

Via: CIO

Customer centricity can be defined many ways, but for today’s IT, it’s no longer about just the quality of the product or service being provided. It’s the total experience, says Pratibha Salwan, co-leader of consumer services at technology research and […]


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Digital Transformation Examples for Business Success

September 20, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

Today, most businesses are embracing digital transformation to meet ever-increasing customer expectations and to remain competitive and relevant in the world economy. While many organizations still struggle to adopt new technologies – often due to the lack of a tailored […]


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6 traits of data-driven enterprises

September 14, 2022

Via: CIO

Companies have learned to thrive — and in some cases survive — by leveraging data for competitive advantage. But how many organizations are truly data-driven enterprises? “Data is becoming increasingly valuable, especially from a business perspective,” says Lakshmanan Chidambaram, president […]


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Start with a logical cloud architecture

September 9, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Throughout my career as a practitioner and teacher of cloud architecture and general enterprise architecture, I’ve focused on the distinction between logical and physical architectures. It’s no secret what they comprise: A logical architecture is a structure of technology concepts […]


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7 ways CIOs can curb costs before recession hits

August 2, 2022

Via: CIO

If IT leaders aren’t already thinking about the impact of an economic recession, their CEOs certainly are. In fact, nearly 8 in 10 business leaders expect a recession in their primary region of operation within the next 12 to 18 […]


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5 Secrets to Outcome-Driven Business Speed

August 2, 2022

Via: CIO

It’s a common problem for technology departments, in all businesses, to be running in multiple directions, trying to manage multiple projects at once, and struggling to complete the myriad outcomes targeted. This is a natural development of modern business: we […]


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Unstructured data storage – on-prem vs cloud vs hybrid

July 29, 2022

Via: ComputerWeekly

Businesses face the need to store ever-larger volumes of information, across a growing number of formats. Business data is no longer confined to structured data in orderly databases or enterprise applications. Instead, businesses may need to capture, store and work […]


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Making Customer Surveys Count in the B2B, Industrial Worlds

July 29, 2022

Via: CMSWire

If you’re an industrial business that has to comply with ISO 9001 or any other derivative of an international manufacturing standard such as TS 16949 for those supplying the automotive industry, or maybe GMP for those supplying pharmaceuticals and healthcare, […]


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Why Flexibility Is Driving the Future of Business Success

July 27, 2022

Via: CIO

During the past few years, business leaders experienced a crash course of invaluable lessons. While there was plenty to learn throughout the pandemic, perhaps the most important takeaway was the value of being agile and flexible in the face of […]


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Using B2B Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Business

July 22, 2022

Via: CMSWire

A significant difference exists between business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) marketing. In B2C marketing, your messaging encourages an individual to purchase a product or service. In B2B marketing, businesses targetother businesses. The automotive industry is an excellent example of B2B. […]


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Why do businesses suck at using data?

July 22, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Many enterprises hope cloud computing will allow them to leverage their own data as a true force multiplier that will transform them into innovators and leaders in the marketplace. Or, at the very least, they hope they can finally optimize […]


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How to Be a Digital Transformation Champion

July 19, 2022

Via: CMSWire

The wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has created monumental changes in many people’s lives. Among them, in May of 2020, my octogenarian mother moved into memory care from living on her own. While it’s been challenging, I am not alone […]


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Unlocking Automation for Intelligent Operations and Business Growth

July 15, 2022

Via: CIO

A modern, agile IT infrastructure has become the critical enabler for success, allowing organizations to unlock the potential of new technologies such as AI, analytics, and automation. Yet modernization journeys are often bumpy; IT leaders must overcome barriers such as […]


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A CIO’s guide to guiding business change

July 14, 2022

Via: CIO

In the 1970s and ’80s, IT was the recognized driver of business change, albeit under the moniker “data processing,” followed by “management information systems,” followed by “information systems.” Having automated the daylights out of general accounting, IT’s programmers and their […]


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How resilient are digital transformation budgets?

July 12, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

I’ve been through a few economic downturns in my career. In most of them, any futuristic IT project funding was “temporarily pulled,” meaning all work to date was a waste of time and money since it ended up in the […]


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7 tips for improving IT resilience in the digital era

July 11, 2022

Via: CIO

For most of its existence, IT resilience has focused on uptime, making sure systems don’t go down, and if they do, bringing them back online as quickly as possible. But that is only part of the equation in this modern […]


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Transforming the Hybrid Work Environment with Business Process Automation

July 8, 2022

Via: DATAVERSITY

For decades, businesses were largely office-first, leaving little room for employee choice in how or when they work. As employers adjust to the post-pandemic future of the office, today’s fast-paced workflows and client demands have changed how knowledge workers access […]