Currently, there are many discussions with customers about digital strategies, the impact on business strategies and models and the role of enterprise architecture in the process. In these discussions, I keep seeing that the emphasis is mostly on things like mobile strategy, apps and digital platforms. Of course, these are all important issues that you have to tackle and implement. But what does a digital business and IT strategy look like and which additional value do IT and the architecture team provide at the end of the day? Read More
If data is the new gold, it’s fair to assume your organization owns data that is sensitive due to privacy laws or its critical to your companies business. Do you know the type of data you produce, collect, own and process? Do you know its location? Do you know what happens to the data right now? Do you know what happens if it leaks outside or is lost forever? Most of you might not be able to answer these questions properly. Read More
The next revolution in the automotive sector is digital with the prospect of autonomous driving in the distant future. Two worlds converge. One of short product lifecycles and rapid innovation, and one of longer planning periods on modest innovation. Today’s cars may have up to 100 electronic control units (ECU) with multilayered runtime environments, multi-source software, multi-core CPU’s and million lines of software code, connected by controller area network (CAN) that steer everything from engine electronics to entertainment systems.
By Jonathan Ebsworth, global head of Enterprise Solutions & Systems Integration, CSC
Now more than ever, the cloud is empowering enterprises by accelerating innovation, delivering business agility and reducing costs. That’s why a cloud infrastructure is a vital part of many application modernization efforts.
The growing complexity of the interconnectedness of physical and virtual infrastructure – servers, databases, microchips, cables, mobile phones, cars, machines and so on – through information and communication technology (ICT) are not only diffusing globally but are of concern to many. Beyond its impact on leadership, management or institutions, there is a common fear that this development offers more and more avenues for disruptions in the “digital supply chain” and thus increases the vulnerability of the information society and the global economy to system failure. Consequently, cyber threats have achieved an indisputable salience among government practitioners, business leaders and researchers alike. Read More