Gartner has made a clear prediction that the rise of cloud computing, traditional enterprise data centres are adapting and evolving.
Most arguments for change in the corporate world are intellectual. There’s often talk of the increasing pace of change, the threat of disruption, the need to be “one enterprise” and the changing expectations of customers. All of these are rational, cerebral arguments, often communicated in dry bullet points and slides.
The inclusion of your human resources in your planning is an important aspect of your Digital Transformation Strategy.
Everyone is talking about the transformation that enterprises must undergo. However, the gap between ambition and execution is widening as transformations stall or flail.
Coles is “applying GPU-accelerated machine learning, mechatronics, electronic engineering and the internet of things to solve some of Coles’ most complex business problems,” stated by Ben Youl, one of Lab288’s founders – and head of disruptive technology.
The article also goes on in stating “A number of these things we are trialling at the moment, and we’re just trying to figure out with ourselves and with our partners what the best solution is to go forward with.”
A successful Digital Strategy we are always optimising our deliverables with a detailed business plan. You should be looking at all the required actions, responsibilities, governance models, performance metrics, reviews and progress reports against agreed outcomes to demonstrate business value from your ICT investments.
Internal ‘Lab288’ tackles real-time replenishment.
Legal and compliance within your organisation are required to be as agile as your digital transformation strategy. Providing insights into what is important and the impacts on the business gives Legal the ability to be prepared.
The importance for organisations to ensure they have appropriate recovery provisions for ICT services that are aligned to your Business Continuity Plan is critical. You need to have a plan and testing regime to deal with all levels of disruption.
With the adoption of Cloud Services on the rise, the thought for how this impacts your Disaster Recovery Plan is even more important today.
Strategic Directions will review, update, test and maintain the Business Continuity Plans (BCP), IT Disaster Recovery Plan (ITDRP) and Crisis Management Plan for your Organisation.
DR practices that were designed for in-house computing are out of sync with the cloud world. If you haven’t already revised your DR plan for cloud computing, now’s the time.
Providing the tools and strategic direction to clearly show you the real value of your IT is a cleaver and relevant ICT Strategy. This ensures your IT spend delivers results, reviewing investment, efficiency, functional performance and resource deployment to aligned with corporate objectives.
Information technology collects lots of performance metrics, but most IT leaders struggle to tell business stakeholders a meaningful story about the business value of IT.
Source: Business Value of IT