WEF 2017: A Manifest Destiny of Machines

As we approach this year’s annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, a new economy – a digital economy – is emerging from the red hot furnace of technological innovation. An economy based on artificial intelligence, algorithms, “bots” and instrumented “things” is taking shape and, in the process, generating huge new money from ideas that […]

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HfS Research Recognizes Cognizant in the”Winner’s Circle” for Intelligent Automation

Few fields are changing as quickly as the field of Intelligent Automation.  Players in this area have to adapt to the extreme technological leaps, pioneer new solutions, and successfully lead their customers through the entire process to survive. (And they have to keep up on the latest acronyms, like IA, RPA, AI, AR.) Leading analyst firm Horses […]

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People Power: The Unsung Engine of Digital Transformation

Have you read my latest research paper on the future of work and the workplace? It’s entitled,”People—Not Just Machines—Power Digital Innovation.” The piece was challenging to write. My original title was based on an earlier blog I had written on “The Future of Talent.” But it quickly became clear that the word talent could confuse readers. It’s too […]

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Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Top 5 Drivers – Part 2

In my last post, I talked about two factors driving enterprises to adopt the Cloud. In this post I will discuss three more key factors driving Cloud adoption. 3. More efficient mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mergers and acquisitions of large companies are complex and subject to strict deadlines and budget constraints. From a technology perspective, each of the parties […]

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Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Top 5 Drivers – Part 1

Many believe that the cloud is the most critical component of any IT strategy. The benefits and common drivers for adoption are well known. Yet each CXO, VP, or chief architect provide different perspectives and approaches as to how they are adopting the cloud and what is driving their need for change. So why and how are these companies moving […]

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Navigating the Shift through Digital Service Management

Service management is going digital CXOs at leading companies are embracing  digital technologies to tap into new opportunities. But as these enterprises embark on their transformation journey, a vital part of the enterprise ecosystem that touches employees tends to get left out, and that is Service Management–a customer-centric approach for delivering IT services. Leading companies are beginning to […]

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The DIY Internet of Things

One of the benefits of having kids is they give you an excuse to explore areas you thought you no longer had time for. First, it was building elaborate train track systems, then it was hours-long Lego marathons. And now? I’m thinking DIY Internet of Things. It’s been around for a while already. Since the […]

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