Tag: strategy

Basic Querying, BI Categories

Three Tips to Smarten Your Digital Transformation Strategy

November 14, 2022


The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated organizations’ digital transformation efforts, regardless of whether they were ready for it or not. Now, as businesses have adjusted their plans to factor in the ongoing effects of the pandemic, digital transformation has become not just […]

BI Users, Business Users

Breaking Down Agile Business Strategies

January 29, 2021

Via: CMSWire

As we head into the second calendar year of a major global pandemic, it’s time to ask ourselves: what worked last year that we can carry forward and what other strategies will make us agile enough to handle future challenges? […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories, Data Mining

Putting Your Data To Strategic Use

December 16, 2020

Via: CMSWire

Data is a vast and nebulous subject that nonetheless can make or break a company. When companies generate and unify good data, they can create actionable insights and optimize processes for a number of teams within the organization. But when […]

Basic Querying, BI Categories

The Who, What and How of Building a Customer Experience Strategy

July 13, 2020

Via: CMSWire

It didn’t take a world health pandemic for organizations to recognize the value of providing a good customer experience (CX). Nonetheless, organizations have had to make pivots in their CX game. McKinsey and Company recommended four actions for organizations to […]

BI Users, Business Users, IT Team

Consolidating Vendors as a Growth Strategy

August 6, 2019

Via: CIO

When your tech stack is a hodgepodge of point solutions you’ve accumulated as needs arise, it’s just a matter of time before something goes wrong. It might be because yesterday’s solutions don’t solve today’s problems. It might be that some […]

BI Users, IT Team

7 ways IT leaders derail their careers

July 8, 2019

Via: CIO

The moment typically arrives without warning. An IT career that showed every sign of success — steady promotions, salary increases, a better office — suddenly slams to a halt. You’re fired, demoted or involuntarily plateaued. What happened? It’s impossible to […]

Software & Systems

Focus on openness and culture when selecting collaboration technology

April 3, 2019

Via: CIO

Enterprise collaboration strategies have to focus and center on people. This is an organizational culture initiative. Efficient collaboration happens between people who need to interact around critical business workflows and processes. While internal collaboration is a primary focus, many enterprises […]

Software & Systems

Sole sourcing negotiations: SI tactics and CIO countermeasures

March 25, 2019

Via: CIO

The SI engagement playbook Make no mistake, your SI’s plan to secure a sole source award for your Implementation is set in motion from the moment they land resources to begin the strategy phase of your transformation initiative. There are […]

BI Categories, Data Mining

Developing a Top-Down Data Strategy

November 13, 2018

Via: CIO

A 2017 article in Forbes posed an intriguing question: Data rules the world, but who rules the data? The organizations that collect it, the systems that store it, or the analysts who decipher it? The fact that the question is […]

Software & Systems

Maximizing your training strategy

September 13, 2018

Via: CIO

Digital transformation is a major challenge facing organizations in 2018. For most, the ability to successfully navigate the challenges of accelerating innovation and shifting market dynamics will be defined not by technology, but the capabilities and skills to carry those […]

Software & Systems

How to develop an internet of things strategy

February 21, 2017

Via: CIO

The internet of things (IoT) may present the biggest opportunity to enterprises since the dawn of the internet age, and perhaps it will be bigger. Research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 billion devices on the IoT by […]


The new MacBook Pro isn’t just a laptop, it’s a strategy shift

November 3, 2016

Via: CIO

There was a time when differentiating between Apple’s pro and consumer lines was easy. Even after Apple stopped painting its entry-level Macs with candy-flavored colors, there was always a clear separation between the machines meant for professionals and the ones […]

Software & Systems

7 ways to take back control of your cloud strategy

October 11, 2016

Via: CIO

In 2015, 35 percent of IT spend was managed outside of IT departments, and by 2017, Gartner predicts that CMOs alone will spend more on IT services than CIOs. This includes both insecure and secure cloud apps and services that […]