The roles and responsibilities normally assigned to humans is changing rapidly. Bots are taking away many mundane tasks allowing HR to devote time on things that matter. I worry that HR is ill prepared to meet the challenges these shifts represent.
The transition from private data centers to public utilities won't be an overnight discontinuity but a generational migration. OpenStack represents an interesting middle ground for pure private cloud technology.
Commoditization is good - customers win but how does this work in a world were the appetite for compute power seems endless?
BlackBerry has bowed to the inevitable and pulled out of hardware production, while Apple's teaming up with Deloitte to squeeze the enterprise pips.
Barb Mosher Zinck issues a corrective: we don't need data; we need connected data. She makes her case with two scenarios. One involves breaking down data silos for a "360" view of the customer. The other addresses the thorniest of marketing analytics problems - lead attribution. In each case, we have real world examples to consider.
It's been seven months since diginomica formally launched our diversity in the workplace topic category. Here's my picks from the coverage, plus reflections on where we need to go from here - and what we could do better.
Birst’s Southard Jones, VP of product strategy, discusses the challenges that companies face in getting a clear view of their data, across all geographies and systems.
DIY digital retail at Kingfisher - managing a transformation program across five years and multiple countries
Kingfisher is home to many retail DIY and home improvement brands, but for the next five years, it's embarked on its own ambitious digital refresh.
Driving value as a service inside ERP provides opportunities to make a big difference. Brian Sommer examines the current state of play and examines how vendors can add value in new ways.