Digitalization: The Formula of Success

A recent survey among German, Austrian and Swiss IT decision-makers has shown, for the second year in succession, that companies and industries in these three countries are, to varying degrees, lagging behind in terms of digitalization. This is partly owed to an obvious underestimation of the significance of the trend that I and my colleagues at CSC do not share. In addition, there is a mix of fears and prejudices, which are, in our opinion, essentially unjustified. Among the latter are, predictably, cost issues, a…

Managing the Complexity of Digital Transformations – Or How Multi-Speed IT Affects the IT Organization and Enterprise Architecture

Authors: Marc Lankhorst (Bizzdesign) and Danny Weinberger (CSC) Looking back to many discussions about Digital Strategy with different organizations, most of them have the challenge of going through a balancing act day by day. Firstly, a Digital Oriented Organization needs to accept that the roles and responsibilities of Business and IT will merge with each other, whilst both parties need to enable business and IT innovations towards digital business needs. Simultaneously, they need to set up an agile approach across the whole organization for developing…

Journey to the Digital Enterprise

By Dan Hushon, Chief Technology Officer, CSC Over the past year, we have all seen signs that “Digital” is moving past the consumer-focused start-up, and past the CMO and their digital-social agendas, into a much broader enterprise strategy discussion. Many digital strategies center around bringing information into “for purpose” integrations (often visualized), and into decision/recommendation environments. By expanding the information, the analytics and new consumerized apps, mass-customized (and context-aware) experiences are becoming the norm. The Digital Enterprise has the potential to produce a wave of…

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