Category Archives: Enterprise transformation

How SAP Ariba became a first-mover as Blockchain comes to B2B procurement

The next BriefingsDirect digital business thought leadership panel discussion examines the major opportunity from bringing Blockchain technology to business-to-business (B2B) procurement and supply chain management. We will now explore how Blockchain’s unique capabilities can provide comprehensive visibility across global supply … Continue reading

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How AI, IoT and blockchain will shake up procurement and supply chains

Stay with us now as we develop a new vision for how today’s cutting-edge technologies will usher in tomorrow’s most powerful business tools and processes. The panel was assembled and recorded at the recent 2017 SAP Ariba LIVE conference in Las Vegas. The discussion is moderated by Dana Gardner, principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions. Continue reading

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Why effective IoT adoption is a team sport, and how to become a player

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Customer discussion highlights how Internet of things (IoT) adoption means more than just scaling-up networks. The complexity and novel architectural demands of IoT require a rethinking of the edge of nearly any enterprise. We’ll … Continue reading

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How IT4IT helps turn IT into a transformational service for digital business innovation

The next BriefingsDirect expert panel discussion examines the value and direction of The Open Group IT4IT initiative, a new reference architecture for managing IT to help business become digitally innovative. IT4IT was a hot topic at The Open Group San … Continue reading

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CIOs think proliferation of IT applications is overwhelming businesses and threatening competititve edge

The tangled web of applications within international organizations is getting more and more complex, putting strain on the IT department and stunting digital transformation. This comes from a study of over 1,000 CIOs and senior IT decision makers by Capgemini, … Continue reading

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Knowing what it takes to generate a minimum lovable product

(This guest post comes courtesy of Brian de Haaff, founder of Aha! Labs, Inc. Follow him at @bdehaaff.) By Brian de Haaff A can of cat food is a minimum viable product (MVP) when you are starving, but it’s highly … Continue reading

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The Open Group conference emphasizes healthcare as key sector for ecosystem-wide interactions improvement

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group. This latest BriefingsDirect discussion, leading into The Open Group Conference on July 15 in Philadelphia, brings together a panel of … Continue reading

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