A new study by Salesforce’s MuleSoft suggests more isn’t necessarily better if an organization’s applications are not playing well together. Unfortunately, more than 70% remain disconnected from one another and the core business. Tech market observers predict organizations will increase IT spending this year, driven in part by digital transformation.
If your firm is based in the city where you live, play, and work, but you offer your services online, you may be dealing with a perception problem. It’s time to show your audience how they may buy locally from your online store. According to a Huffington Post article, $45
If you have a brick-and-mortar shop, you should have one major priority when it comes to your online presence – showing up in local business searches. It doesn’t matter if someone in Dallas, Texas finds your business online if you’re located in Tampa, Florida. You need the people who live,
For the fourth year in a row, business has been named the most trusted institution in America. And a recent PwC survey yielded similar results, with 63% of consumers saying they have trust in U.S. companies. But trust is fragile and businesses must manage it as carefully as they do
Platforms have become one of the most important business models of the 21st century. The problem is that platforms fail at an alarming rate. By identifying the sources of failure, managers can avoid the obvious mistakes. To understand why and how platforms fail, we tried to identify as many failed
Technology has given us the ability to forecast enterprise trends and predict success in ways the business leaders of yesterday couldn’t fathom. In the past, successful businesses had to rely on small sample sizes, simple questionnaires, and other ways of gathering of data to predict general trends, but not anymore.
Over a decade after the launch of Amazon Web Services, Amazon continues to benefit from the “first mover” position. While AWS is still the market leader, cloud services from other industry titans such as Google or Microsoft have increased in popularity (as have specialized services from other vendors), preventing Amazon
A successful ransomware attack can devastate an organization, resulting in lost or leaked data, financial pain, business and operational downtime, loss of revenue, and even reputational damage. A new report from security firm Sophos looks at the effects of ransomware on businesses and offers a few tips on how to
Creativity means more than developing new and useful “things.” It also entails new and useful ways of behaving, marrying action with invention to creatively engage with change across the entire value chain. Creative Business: A Marriage Of Action And Invention Construction is arguably one of the industries most resistant to
Health tech innovators are investing in the Future of Health through platform businesses. Digital platforms can bring together ecosystem participants to build new business models that co-create goods and services, enable wider customer reach, access to new capabilities, and increase revenue. Executive Summary COVID-19, value-based care, data liquidity, consumer expectations,
Platform companies like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Tencent have created value at stunning rates. They grow rapidly and own few assets – and they’ve all made strong use of AI. What can legacy companies learn from these platforms? And is it possible for legacy companies to use this business model,
Trendy cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) capture media headlines and the public imagination, but these and other blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) are also making waves in the enterprise. Much like the TCP/IP protocols that provide underlying support to enterprise network communications, shared ledgers could eventually become an integral,