Digital Transformation

Boye 19 Brooklyn: The Digital Leadership Conference

It has been a couple years since I personally promoted a conference through my websites and perhaps even longer since I've attended a conference. This was not an intentional decision by me but simply a recognition that in the past couple years I didn't find a conference I found worthy to promote. After awhile talks covering topics such as content management, digital strategy, and collaboration become noise so over time my interest in conferences waned. Then all that changed last week when Janus Boye contacted me to remind me that's he's rebooted his company and bringing his conference back to the USA.

Research: Retail banks lose over half of European applicants during on-boarding

Trondheim, Norway, 23rd May 2018 - New research released today reveals that retail banks now lose 52% of potential customers at the on-boarding stage, an increase of 35% in the last two years.

The Battle to On-Board II report was commissioned by Signicat, the world’s leading trusted digital identity provider. The report looks at digital identity and its effect on retail bank on-boarding in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden, and follows up on similar research carried out two years ago.

Digital transformation, or what’s coffee got to do with connected services

The world’s largest food and beverage company is growing its coffee business, and not just through its recent $7.15 billion licensing deal with Starbucks. Nestlé is also brewing up digital initiatives to transform its entire business from bean to cup, starting with sourcing and warehousing, right up to point of sales.

The Innovation Game: Why Companies Succeed or Fail

STOCKHOLM - 16 May 2018 - Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced Cornerstone and IDC's new, 2018 European study, “Future Culture: Building a Culture of Innovation in the Age of Digital Transformation”, which shows a direct relationship between an organization’s speed of innovation and talent management. How an organization finds talent, their appraisal process, how employees recommend the organization they work for to others, and how much the employees collaborate are all tell-tale signs of an organization’s speed of innovation.

How Axel Springer transformed its publishing business

Ongoing digital transformation has helped leading German publisher Axel Springer become one of Europe’s largest media companies, with almost three-quarters of revenue coming from digital channels.

“Only 10 years ago, just 1% of Axel Springer’s revenue and profits could be attributed to digital,” said Dr. Andreas Wiele, member of the board and president of classified media at Axel Springer. “Today, more than 65% of our revenue and more than 80% of our profits are digital.”

Microsoft Research Reveals Digital Culture’s Key Role in Irish Organizations’ Competitiveness

Dublin – 17th April 2018: Irish organizations who embrace digital culture will enjoy a significant competitive advantage, according to new research from Microsoft Ireland. The research reveals Irish organizations with a strong digital culture are poised to leapfrog the less well-equipped competition as 99% of their employees experience average to high productivity and 98% experience average to high innovation.

Microsoft Ireland’s research shows:

Data Science Could Boost Global Prepaid Market by $70 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2017 – A new report by Juvo, the pioneer in mobile Identity Scoring, reveals that data-science driven mobile financial services will significantly impact the global pre-paid market, increasing operator revenues by as much as $70 billion. The report, Data Science: Driving Mobile Operator Digital Transformation, demonstrates how establishing financial identities for prepaid subscribers improves operators’ business performance and their broader pursuit of digital transformation, delivering up to 10 percent lift in Average Revenue Per User (ARPU), a 50 percent reduction in churn and a two-fold increase in lifetime value.

Study: More Than Half of IT Teams Will Struggle Due to a Lack of Skills that Business Demands

Brocade today announced a new Global Digital Transformation Skills Study, which aims to uncover how well-placed global IT leaders consider themselves and their teams to be in terms of meeting current and future business demands. Of the six markets surveyed, Germany was found to be the best prepared to meet its digital transformation goals, closely followed by the U.S., while the UK lagged well behind its counterparts.

Lack of skills is main barrier to digital transformation on the IBM i suggests new research

61% of IBM i user organizations have implemented digital initiatives, but half of them say the shortage of IBM i skills is a barrier

PETERBOROUGH, NH – July 07, 2016 – 61% of IBM i users revealed in a new poll that their organization had rolled out some type of digital transformation initiative on the platform, typically adding web interfaces to IBM i applications or switching from paper to digital presentment of documents. However, the growing shortage of IBM i skills came out as one of the biggest barriers to transformation projects on the IBM i.

Why Enterprises Should Embrace Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is bringing content, insights and experience together to generate value. The use of digital transformation helps enterprises to streamline their business processes which are essential for achieving ideal output. With the advent of upgraded applications, enterprises are investing major proportion of their revenue in digital technologies and in research and development for the organic growth of the company. Today, it has become important for all CXOs to look technology adoption in line with the business needs of each department and function.