Digitization Putting “Enormous Pressure” On IT Teams: Q&A With Derek Roos

Digitization Putting “Enormous Pressure” On IT Teams: Q&A With Derek Roos

Digital transformation has organizations scrambling to build new apps to help them improve their processes and meet customer needs faster than ever before. As they think about how to achieve time to market in a rapid and efficient way, many are turning to low-code cloud platforms whose goal is […]

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4 Characteristics of High-Performing Marketing Teams: A CMO’s Insights

4 Characteristics of High-Performing Marketing Teams: A CMO’s Insights

This article was originally published on MarTech Advisor . My primary goal as a CMO is to create a world-class marketing organization. I’ve been fortunate enough to work with and around many organizations that have achieved this lofty objective, including Zendesk, Salesforce, Yahoo, eBay, Facebook, and Zynga. However, it’s […]

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What Does A Mobile-First Digital Transformation Strategy Look Like?

What Does A Mobile-First Digital Transformation Strategy Look Like?

What is the one thing that consumers crave over everything else? Is it connection? Is it the ability to work on the go? Or, is it state of the art customer experiences? I believe what they want encompasses all these things, however, their desire lies in the speed in which it all happens. They want it instantly. And if you’re not delivering a mobile-first digital transformation strategy that incorporates and meets all of their desires, you’ll lose consumers to your competition.

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Lay the groundwork for digital transformation

Lay the groundwork for digital transformation

For most organisations digital transformation (DX) is on the radar as a strategic goal, but the path forwards is often unclear, or the journey is just beginning. With digital transformation becoming a must both in the private and public sector, there is now a greater sense of urgency around all things digital than ever before.

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Why Digital Transformation Needs To Maintain A Human Touch

Why Digital Transformation Needs To Maintain A Human Touch

Digital Transformation continues to gain velocity. But even as technology takes over many tasks, it’s important that a Human touch is retained. This thought-provoking article by Bryan Kramer s another in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series.

A few years ago, experts were trumpeting that the future is mobile, and they weren’t wrong. Some of the world’s most successful new apps and business models are mobile-based — just look at Uber, Instagram, and Snapchat.

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Cybersecurity & The Customer Experience: The Perfect Combination

Cybersecurity & The Customer Experience: The Perfect Combination

Organizations have long embraced the customer experience and declared it a competitive differentiator. Many executives are quick to focus on the benefits of a loyal-centric strategy and companies now go to great lengths to communicate their organization’s customer centricity to retain existing customers and attract new ones.

But where is cybersecurity in this discussion?

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Talend Recognized in CRN’s Big Data 100 List for Third Consecutive Year

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Talend (NASDAQ: TLND), a leader in cloud data integration solutions, has been named to the 2018 CRN® Big Data 100 list, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list recognizes vendors that have demonstrated an ability to innovate in bringing to market products and services that help businesses work with one of the most dynamic, fastest growing segments of the IT industry – Big Data. As a result of Talend’s inclusion in the CRN Big Data 100, Solutions Review selected Talend Open Studio for Data Integration and Talend Cloud among its list of 7 Data Integration Tools We Recommend”.

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Gartner Says Sustainable Business Growth in Midsize Enterprises Will Be Built on an Ecosystem Platform

The top two business priorities for CIOs of midsize enterprises (MSEs) in 2018 are growth and digital transformation. However, 57 percent of MSEs are not yet delivering digital initiatives, according to findings from Gartner Inc.’s 2018 CIO Agenda Survey.

“Digitalization has the benefit of expanding MSEs’ market horizons — a critical success factor for this size of organization,” said Luis Anavitarte, research vice president at Gartner. “As part of an overarching digital business technology platform, MSEs should build an ecosystem platform to strengthen their competitiveness and enable sustainable business growth.”

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Shared vision, shared success at Microsoft Inspire

Shared vision, shared success at Microsoft Inspire

Over the past few months we’ve shared the exciting news that, for the first time, Microsoft Inspire and Microsoft Ready, the annual Microsoft sales, marketing, and technical fiscal kick-off, are going to be held in the same city during the same week.

This co-location will create multiple opportunities for partners and field teams to connect, learn, and collaborate on solutions that will accelerate the digital transformation and success of our customers. These shared experiences will add another dimension to the content-rich learning experience for which Microsoft Inspire is traditionally known. At this year’s Microsoft Inspire we will focus on three key ingredients to enable building and growing profitable businesses.

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IDC: Digital transformation driving IT services spending

IDC: Digital transformation driving IT services spending

The worldwide market for IT services came in just shy of $1 trillion last year with the market outpacing general economic growth.

Figures from IDC showed that year-on-year growth was 4% with the second half of the year totaling $502bn, an increase of 3.6%.

The analyst house pointed to increased business confidence and the digital transformation trend as some of the factors driving spending.

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