In the Age of Interconnectivity, How “Connected” Are You Really?

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men …” ― Herman Melville Not to get too touchy-feely, but how connected are you? Most likely, you’ve got every techno-gadget available – laptop, tablet, mobile, maybe even a business-personal split between a Galaxy, droid and iPhone. And I’d guess your […]

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A New Role for Medical Device Field Service

My first experience in service and repair came in the early ‘90s, working with leading telecommunications companies in the U.S. and Europe.  With deregulation, cost pressures and new technologies, telcos needed to completely change how they planned, dispatched, delivered and managed field service work. It was a tough mandate: Maintain service quality while increasing the […]

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Platform Business Models Win- 4 Reasons Why

Across myriad enterprises, digital platforms are becoming more widely accepted but vary on business need. Some support broad, horizontal markets; others target business functions or industry sectors. For example, a company like Airbnb  empowers trust between market participants and reduces information asymmetry. This can drive down the cost of delivery the service. And the platform can […]

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The Need for Quality at Speed

In the digital universe, customer experience is the be-all and end-all, making businesses reinvent themselves to deliver faster and better services. In an era of ‘born digital’ companies like Uber and Amazon, which have turned customer experience into a matter of software quality and speed, enterprises need to digitally step up.

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How to Pick Up the Pace with Cloud

Over the past few years, we’ve seen cloud adoption grow steadily and surely. In the months to come, however – with business leaders increasingly focused on digital transformation and IT innovation – we expect cloud use to skyrocket.

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Case Study: The Digital Journey for Insurance

How to balance minimizing costs while delivering new products and services to customers is top of mind for every insurance carrier.  While there is no question that digital can help balance the scales, there are still real business challenges to overcome. How did one insurance company accelerate their adoption of digital technologies to advance their […]

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Get More Out of DevOps

Can enterprises do better with DevOps? Vilas Patil (Head of DevOps at Cognizant) and Theresa Lanowitz (Industry Analyst & Co-founder of voke Inc.) share a preview of their upcoming discussion about DevOps at CA World 2016. Register today! Question: What challenges do you see companies running into with DevOps? Vilas: Many of our clients start with […]

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Six Cloud Strategies for Today’s CIO

Today’s CIO needs to focus on helping leverage the value of the Cloud faster and more safely, driving innovation and increasing competitiveness. Engaging vendors, developers, application owners, infrastructure owners, and IT leaders throughout the process is key.

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