What CEOs need to know about digital and how it affects business

What CEOs need to know about digital and how it affects business

It’s OK. You have a team looking at digital. They’ve got it covered. Have they really?

Do you also have an IT team, a marketing team and a data or insights team? Maybe even an innovation unit?

Who’s really responsible for and championing digital in your organisation? Are the lines between departments clear? Does everyone share the same vision and approach to digital? Are there gaps in knowledge, expertise or remit?

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Enabling Better Employee Experiences and Collaboration to Fuel Bottom-Line Benefits

Enabling Better Employee Experiences and Collaboration to Fuel Bottom-Line Benefits

The term “digital transformation” (DX) is frequently used to describe efforts surrounding the modernization of business communications infrastructure, and most organizations I talk to generally agree that they know they should be thinking about it, but they aren’t quite sure where to start, or what their efforts can yield.

In fact, according to an IDC whitepaper commissioned by Avaya, Digital Transformation: Insight into Getting it Right, a disconnect between concept and reality exists. Even if companies do start down the DX path, success isn’t inevitable. The whitepaper, which is based on a global study featuring insights from nearly 800 enterprise companies across 15 countries on DX and modernizing business communications, highlights that only 19 percent of companies believe their digital transformation efforts are resulting in market disruption. That means organizations may be spending millions on digitization, without reaping the full benefits, largely due to lack of clarity around what true transformation entails.

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Digital transformation, legacy applications and the perimeter-less era

Digital transformation, legacy applications and the perimeter-less era

As organisations adopt new cloud-based strategies, it’s important to consider that traditional security practices and technologies are no longer adequate or scalable enough to protect far-flung data and applications.

Digital transformation is the key to the future of business; it’s what every CIO is thinking about. We live in the information age and as advances in technology, communication channels and collaborations evolve, innovation and speed are critical. An effective digital transformation can significantly improve a company’s speed to market and improve user productivity.

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