The history of technology conjures images of lab coat–wearing PhDs wrangling information out of room-size mainframes. Previously synonymous with advanced scientific knowledge, the use of technology is now ubiquitous and becoming more democratized, and recently, more decentralized. Technologists have exchanged lab coats for crewnecks and black jeans; yet, when it
Too many leaders succumb to fear of missing out (FOMO) when new tech trends emerge and demand that something – anything – using the new tech be implemented immediately. This leads to wasted investment, missed opportunity and disillusionment about the new landscape. Emerging technologies are critical and demand attention and
Competition is at the heart of transformation. It requires continuous innovation and new ways to grow profits. Digital transformation helps organizations innovate faster and better. And therein lies one of the greatest challenges: pursuing digital transformation means building a race car and entering a never-ending race. In this race with
Industry-specific cloud solutions can enable organizations to automate manual tasks and shift their focus to competitive differentiation. Cloud and software vendors now offer vertical-specific solutions that modernize legacy processes and jump-start innovation, freeing organizations to focus resources on competitive differentiation. As the global economy moves from a pandemic footing to
Holli Rogers, Katie White and Leila Fataar joined BoF’s Nick Blunden to discuss the changing nature of branding in media, retail and publicity. In a saturated and constantly changing landscape, how do you build a brand that stands apart? That was the question explored last night in the third edition
AI has the potential to significantly improve the quality and cost of health care. But as companies design new offerings, they must take into account the obstacles they will encounter in persuading customers, regulators, and payers to accept their offerings. This article identifies those obstacles and how specific kinds of
So many big companies out there are spending billions of dollars on TV commercials… even though nobody’s watching them. But here’s the punchline for you: Over the next few years, the biggest companies in the world will finally understand that. And then, they’ll pour their money into Facebook and Instagram
Whatever massive upsets, inevitable recessionary slumps and downturns we are experiencing globally, some trends are still surfacing. We’re witnessing a continued rise in vertically-aligned industry-specific software application development. This is not just enterprise software, this is Fin-Tech (finance), this is Edu-Tech (education), this is Health-Tech and this is Agri-Tech (agriculture) and everything in-between.
Manufacturers need to move forward with real-time integration between their CRM, ERP and PLM systems so their broader goals of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) selling can be achieved.
Whoever controls the strongest artificial intelligence controls the world. Artificial intelligence is the most important technology of the 21st century. It is therefore important to understand global ambitions and movements.