CIO Insights: Marcus Frantz, CIO OMV Group, in an Interview About Digital Transformation

“Whatever I do, whatever I touch, I need to think about information security and provide built-in protection against cyberthreats.” The last year has been challenging for OMV Group, an international, integrated oil and gas company based in Vienna, Austria. It’s one of the country’s largest industrial companies, with more than 24,000 employees and operations in not only Austria, but also Germany, Hungary, Romania, the North Sea, Middle East and Africa. The new CEO, Rainer Seele, earlier this year announced a major new strategy. His stringent…

Inside the Minds of Today’s Digital Leaders

Some businesses are more globally integrated, more effective at sharing information and more likely to report better financial performance than their competitors. They’re also entirely digital across all major functions. In a recent Economist Intelligence Unit survey of C-level executives and IT leaders around the world, these digital leaders stood out. The 7th annual survey report sponsored by CSC, “What Makes Digital Leaders: A Full C-Suite Perspective,” explores links between digital technologies and strategic success. It highlights current investments in IT and how companies plan to…

What Do ‚Digital Leaders‘ Do Differently to Become More Successful in Today’s Business World?

Digital transformation is still in its early days in Europe. Many clients in various industries are looking to digitalize their existing business or to enter new business models. Great examples for how fast this topic is progressing can be found in the automotive industry like with Ford, VW or Daimler or within manufacturing striving for Internet of Things (IoT) and industry 4.0 solutions. Beside technological challenges there are also organizational barriers to overcome. IT companies like CSC are aiming to help clients with their digital…

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