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Retail Scenarios 2025 Require More Than E-commerce

by Robert Hetu  |  March 30, 2019

By 2023, e-commerce will cease to be a differentiator in the retail marketplace Retail can't survive and thrive by e-commerce alone. E-commerce is ceasing to be a stand-alone differentiator in...

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Bypass Data Center Outsourcing Competition Smartly with Intelligent Automation Services

by Rene Buest  |  September 24, 2018

Currently, data center outsourcing (DCO) providers spend 70% to 80% of their IT budget on operations and maintenance of data centers. However, clients increasingly expect year-over-year improvements in service quality...

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Infrastructure Service Providers Cannot “Simply Survive” with “Simple” Infrastructure Services

by Rene Buest  |  September 17, 2018

Through 2020, cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) will cannibalize up to 25% of the infrastructure outsourcing market. A key factor in IaaS growth is the creation of new infrastructure...

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Who Drives Digital Business From the Cloud Through the Edge to the Digital Touchpoint?

by Rene Buest  |  September 8, 2018

On a flight back home from London, I found the catchy headline “Clicks meet Bricks” in British Airways’ magazine “business life”. The article highlights the new age of retail, showing...

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Service Providers Must Act Now to Stay Relevant in a Cloud-First World!

by Rene Buest  |  August 22, 2018

Cloud computing has become the epitome of next-generation IT, and cloud-first strategies are the common approach for new IT investments. Gartner expects cloud adoption rates among organizations to jump from...

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The Resilience Premium of Digital Business Special Report

by Business Continuity  |  May 24, 2018

On May 24, 2018, Gartner published a special report entitled The Resilience Premium of Digital Business: A Gartner Trend Insight Report. Below are the highlights. Committing to resilience will equip your...

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Mindset Driven Dissonance

by Hank Barnes  |  March 20, 2018

While digital business is changing markets, many organizations still struggle with change.  They know they have to, but the can't seem to do it.  We all know that change is...

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New Job Alert: Virtual CISO

by Sam Olyaei  |  February 28, 2018

  Are you an Executive/IT leader/CIO with oversight for security? Do you find yourself resource constrained and reactive? Do you have any idea where your critical data lie? How about...

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Leveraging the Retail Associate as a Platform for Digital Transformation

by Robert Hetu  |  December 4, 2017

Retail CIOs' digital business transformation objectives must include development of associates' digital dexterity to increase their engagement. This is necessary to create a digital workplace in which associates can create...

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Most Retail Digital Strategies Not Yet Harvesting Results

by Robert Hetu  |  October 19, 2017

The retail CIO agenda for 2018 reflects the existential threat to many retailers, caused by digitally enabled consumers, new entrants and new business models in the market. Gartner's annual CIO Survey...

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