Since each company is different and the GDPR uses a risk-based approach to data protection, businesses should evaluate their own data collection and processing procedures, and pursue their own legal advice to guarantee that their company procedures conform with the GDPR.
You have now started the journey of automating your business processes and have started seeing the tremendous value it brings. However this is just the beginning of the journey. Business process automation while it saves you and your end users a lot of time doesn't mean that all your processes are perfect. There is always room to improve and make your employees' , customers', partners' and suppliers' lives easier.
The role of IT leaders is to align their efforts with vision and the strategy of the organization, striving to find and implement the right technology solutions that supports them. Most of the time IT Teams procures off the shelf solutions which are ready made products developed by software vendors and can be implemented and used in a short amount of time. Where off the shelf solutions might satisfy general needs and requirements it becomes very difficult to find niche business applications that might be required only for specific organizations.
Wondering if you need one single, complex software system for your enterprise company? You probably don’t. You see, software has evolved tremendously over the past decades. Today, you have so much more choice and possibilities compared to even a few years ago.
Solely looking at digital transformation spending by organisations around the world should make it clear that it’s here to stay. A forecast by IDC states that worldwide spending on digital transformation technology and services may reach $1.97 trillion by 2022. The manufacturing industry is expected to invest the most, followed by transportation and retail. An organization’s transition can feel overwhelming as today’s customers expect a lot. So where can technology leaders go to stay knowledgeable and up to speed?
In the 21st century consumers have access to vast amounts of data. They are more powerful than ever because they have options. No longer are they tied to one provider of a specific product or service. If they don't like a certain organization they are a click away from finding an alternative. As such providing a great customer experience is crucial for any organization to attract new customers and retain existing ones. Below is a list of four categories any organization should invest in to improve their customer's experience:
Growing an organization these days is very different from the 20th century. Business is much easier in some areas, but far more complex and extremely challenging. In the 29th century organizations operated mainly locally but with technology advances these days any individual with a smartphone can be their customers. Any/every business has access to the global market.
As we wrote about before technology is moving extremely fast and the role of IT Leaders is shifting from being a cost center to being a key enabler of their organization’s growth and success. Currently however difficult for IT Leaders and Departments to cater for innovation and digital transformation since their time is divided between three main things:
As we have written before Technology Adoption is crucial in support any organization’s digital transformation journey. Still though the majority of IT Teams spending a lot of hard work, huge budgets and time managing this change fall short of their goals by poor end user adoption of the technologies they are introducing. Regardless of what anyone might say, you can provide employees with the best software available but if nobody is using them these software are a wasted investment.
There are many choices available when it comes to planning a project. To-do style apps are fantastic for organizing private tasks. But a dedicated project management software is needed to organize the workload of an entire team.