Category: Digital Transformation

  • 7 Lessons on a Journey to InnerSource

    With the increasing pressure to deliver new ideas, products and services faster and more efficiently, companies are asking themselves: Is our development model the best it could be?  Companies born in the digital world tend to have an inherent collaborative culture, using agile methodologies and open source ecosystems that drives a more efficient development model…

  • Lessons from a Journey to InnerSource with James McLeod at FINOS

    Danese Cooper talks to James McLeod, Director of Community at the FinTech Open Source Foundation – FINOS, about his journey to InnerSource at Lloyds Banking Group.  James recently joined FINOS to pioneer and educate the Financial Services adoption of Open Source.  In this podcast, you can learn how he overcame the challenges in establishing cross-functional…

  • Is a high-performing data architecture top of your digital agenda?

    Conor O’Neill, Chief Product Officer at NearForm, recently spoke to the IT Directors Forum in the UK on how a high-performing data architecture can drive overall business performance and value – and what characteristics that architecture most needs.  There has been much talked about the importance of security, availability, integration, analysis and access when it…

  • Creating an environment for accelerated innovation

    How can you create an environment where innovation accelerates?

    When innovation disrupts existing delivery models or other aspects of a company’s status quo, that can be uncomfortable. But getting innovation right is imperative for enterprises who want to survive the current seismic changes and emerge steady, strong, and more customer-focused than ever. During our recent webinar, Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation, I was…

  • Let’s make systemic software failures a thing of the past!

    Much has been written about the well-known car rental company that has sued a prominent global systems integrator for $32 million. This comes after a core website overhaul – a critical part of the company’s digital strategy – went sour. Sadly, this kind of systemic failure is one we see replicated many times in the…

    Damian Beresford
  • How to succeed with Digital Innovation

    Making digital innovation a core competency is key to any enterprise’s survival and growth in the modern era; digital and analytics are more and more key to any enterprise strategy. A systemic culture of organic innovation is a key part of making innovation succeed. We caught up with NearForm Technical Director Damian Beresford, whose presentation…

    Damian Beresford
  • Does your Digital Customer Experience need more than a lick of paint?

    Companies who obsess about delivering a superb customer experience – frictionless digital services included – are best equipped to drive loyalty and win lifelong brand advocates. But where should a company begin when they realize they have a customer experience problem? We have first-hand experience in helping many leading global brands make that step-change and…

  • Taming the data beast for better Digital CX

    Taming the data beast for better Digital CX: one step at a time

    Data is key to unlocking digital exceptional customer experience yet enterprises face an unprecedented data sprawl which challenges them to find meaning in the mess. To avoid the common pitfalls around data management and presentation, enterprises must break down their silos and build enduring, scalable solutions that let businesses make sense of their information now…

  • The Sourcing Consideration

    The Sourcing Consideration

    Forget about outsourcing or insourcing – jump to co-sourcing! I was struck once again at the recent Noord Group CIO Dialogue in Dublin that the trend of insourcing featured significantly throughout the event. For me, discussions around that recurring theme are still missing a key ingredient: how to leverage niche expertise in strategic partners. The…

    Clare Dillon
  • Enterprise-open-source

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Enterprise Open Source

    This time last month I was at NodeConfEU and was gutted that I had to leave early. But thankfully, all the sessions are available online for my (and your) viewing pleasure. I was looking back over them last week and came across this great discussion on Enterprises, Node.js and open source: the good, the bad…

    Clare Dillon
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