The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening up huge new opportunities to connect information and processes from end to end – enabling people to challenge a whole range of assumptions about how the world works. But it also brings a huge new array of risks – from technical issues of scale and security up to fundamental issues of business model disruption. So how can we make sure we approach the opportunities of the IoT in a way which makes us winners in the new hyperconnected age?
Many people continue to see the cloud as a technology phenomenon, missing the fundamental business shifts that result from its ability to drive deep, connected digitization. But how do we re-architect our pre-digital organizations to thrive in the new digital era? Technology has undoubtedly transformed our personal lives, with an incredible selection of services, devices and options changing the way we live.
Lean principles help value flow more effectively by optimizing end to end value streams. But together the Web and digital platforms are creating a huge number of new connections – connections that can be exploited to make value flow faster and transform business models. We see the word ‘lean’ applied to many different disciplines these days – almost always with a positive feeling of speed, efficiency and value.
Maximilien Moriceau, Sales Engineer at Fujitsu RunMyProcess, sums up the case study breakfast RunMyProcess hosted together with Cirruseo, on March 11, with a testimonial from Joseph Bejjani, CIO of Zodiac Marine and Pool. Leadership is not about being the biggest group: it’s about being the fastest moving organization
Gareth Thiveux, our leading presales consultant, discusses his work on the I Heart Studios project and the event that took place on 25 February, 2014. Last Tuesday, the RunMyProcess team had an amazing opportunity to host a client testimonial event at the I Heart Studios, right in the center of London, a few blocks away from Tower Bridge.
Hyperconnectivity is allowing all sorts of resources to be connected in new and novel ways. But how do we leverage this broader form of “integration” to create new opportunities for technology simplification that unlock powerful new value for our business and its customers?
How will evolution lead to Darwinism and the Rebirth of Outsourcing in IT and business? What effects will evolution have on the way we work, the way IT is supplied and the structure of those companies who provide it?
Massimo Cappato, Revevol, discusses outsourcing of complex IT application portfolios and the challenges faced by the IT outsourcing industry. I am borrowing the headline for this post from a speech that Eric Schmidt gave at a major Gartner event in Atlanta a few days ago: he used the words “rebirth of IT” describing how the cloud is delivering what it has been promising in the last years, and this delivered promise will enable the IT to reach new frontiers.
RunMyProcess software engineer Malcolm Haslam discusses the evolution of the software market and the new race towards “survival of the fittest”. When Charles Darwin arrived at the Galapagos Islands in 1835, as a young student, and marveled at the incredible, strange creatures that roamed the different islands, the thoughts that must have started roaming in his mind must have been on how life is what it is today.
Cloud and other digital technologies are changing the landscape of IT. But the application of digital technologies is doing far more than that, creating a new Web-powered arena for business. So what does this mean for our business models and the way we think about ‘platforms’?