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5 Huge Benefits of Digital Transformation

EducationSummary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. Why is it so important to the modern business? In this article, we answer that question and explain a few benefits that digital transformation can offer to your business.
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5 tips to improve IT/business alignment

EducationSummary: Business and IT leaders have talked about the need for IT/business alignment for well over a decade. They all want the benefits that successful alignment brings, like improved business efficiency, reduced costs, increased agility, etc… Who wouldn’t want that? Yet, despite understanding the importance of IT/business alignment…it’s still an issue in many companies. In this article, we explore a few ways to improve your IT/business alignment.
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5 common digital transformation myths

EducationSummary: Digital transformation has really picked up steam over the past few years. But, while it’s a growing trend, it’s still surrounded by a lot of myths. Many businesses go into digital transformation projects with false beliefs that can ruin the entire project. In this article, we’ve rounded up some common myths about the topic and explained why they’re false.
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Citizen Development 101: Understanding the Basics

EducationSummary: Application development has long been a problem facing both the IT department and the business units. The IT department gets overwhelmed with new application requests. They can’t possibly complete every project when the business wants it done. Meanwhile, the business users get tired of waiting, and start bypassing the IT department altogether. Today, we explore the concept of “citizen development”, and explain how it helps address this problem.
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3 examples of highly productive IT departments

EducationSummary: As technology plays a larger role in all aspects of business, the business is relying on the IT department more than ever. However, many IT departments lack the time and the resources to meet their growing expectations. How can your IT department become highly productive–without outsourcing work or hiring new staff? Here are a few examples of IT departments that accomplished this very goal.
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6 major roadblocks to digital transformation

EducationSummary: Digital transformation–the reinvention of an organization through the use of digital technology to improve performance–is a priority for many businesses these days. However, it’s no easy task. Businesses will encounter many hurdles on their digital transformation journey. In this article, we explore 6 such roadblocks and explain ways around them.
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5 ways CIOs and IT leaders can do more with less

EducationSummary: CIOs and IT leaders face a daunting task. Gone are the days of simply supporting the business. These days, the expectations placed on the IT department are at an all time-high. CEOs and business executives now demand more business value from the IT department. But, most IT departments are already overworked and understaffed. How can the modern IT department meet these changing expectations using their current resources?
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5 important facts about digital transformation

EducationSummary: Digital transformation is a hot topic these days. But, while it’s a growing trend, it’s still surrounded by a lot of confusion. Not every business leader fully understands the benefits, risks, challenges, and realities about digital transformation. In this article, we’ve rounded up some important facts that every business leader should understand about the topic.
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