Automazione tecnologica: non è il caso di allarmarsi

Il McKinsey Global Institute stima che circa la metà della attività lavorative oggi gestite dall’uomo potrebbe essere automatizzato attraverso l’uso delle tecnologie entro il 2050, anno più anno meno… Lo scenario va sicuramente previsto e gestito ma non è il caso di agitarsi!     Secondo gli studi del McKinsey Global Institute (Mgi) qualsiasi tipo […]

Agile Operation IT, we need to work in bimodal mode

Digital Transformation requires bimodal IT operations: while in the first mode IT is in its comfort zone, because it is used to working on stability and efficiency, the second one requires an effort to change.  We need to switch from traditional IT to Agile Operations to combine the stability they have always featured with agility, […]

Building the digital platform for the new algorithmic business

The digital journey must be led by CIOs, though to ensure this is possible, their agenda must contemplate, along with investments and projects for the evolution of the architectural IT platform, transformation journeys focusing on building a digital business platform (connected, dynamically reconfigurable and open). The journey develops across three guiding principles: delivery, talent and […]

Why so much talk of APIs?

The concept of APIs – Application Programming Interface – is not new, but it is forcefully coming back into the limelight for some significant reasons, namely three, in my personal opinion: 1) the growth of open-source projects and the increasingly popular approach to open innovation: open source solutions stem from communities, which means they don’t […]

API, the new currency of the Digital Economy

A number of service providers are already using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to improve operational efficiency and productivity, though these interfaces are about to become the currency through which Digital Transformation pathways can be monetized in terms of innovation and co-creation of opportunities and business models inside an increasingly extended ecosystem of vendors, partners and […]

The 10 tech trends of the future

Which technologies will guide and enable the most dramatic and significant changes in your environment over the next 3-5 years? This is the question Gartner asked to a large panel of CIOs and CEOs all over the world, then outlining the scenario of future technological trends that vice president & Gartner fellow David Cearly illustrated […]

The CIO as a sailor

Last year I was lucky enough to meet some managers and entrepreneurs of Italian companies located in the North East and with great pleasure I found out that long-term business plans still exist in medium-sized Italian companies. I am referring to manufacturing companies, in some cases even to some divisions of American corporations, which in […]

Can the CIO breathe a sigh of relief?

The digital transformation is up to the CMO (and CEO)! At least that is what some top American executives say, in a survey conducted by well-known analyst and visionary Brian Solis The ‘mandate’ to guide the digital business transformation is entrusted in 56% of cases to the CMO and in 42% of cases to the […]

Why Digital Transformation is not only Technology investment

Without openness to change, either naturally or as a specific initiative, digital transformation stalls The main critical challenge in Digital Transformation is changing company culture. It’s revealed by the survey of Altimeter Group, “The 2014 state of the digital transformation”. Collecting different top executives point of view, at the top of the list, changing company […]