GITEX 2019 has finally concluded. We had five power packed days of action, business networking, and meeting new partners and clients. We spent last week full of conversations and experiences around innovation, technology, and future.
Today’s employment market is a harsh one. With increasing running costs and consumers rushing to find the lowest prices, many businesses are taking the tough choice to reduce their workforce – putting many skilled and long-serving employees out of work and with few prospects for new employment.
So you have invested in a cool new IT technology for your business. All is going great, except...your employees are not using it yet. 😥
Taking the leap and becoming a freelancer is a no easy decision, but it’s one that more and more people are choosing to make. Some estimates state that by 2020, over 50% of the US workforce will be self-employed. This indicates a seismic shift from traditional office work with set hours, to a style of business that allows for greater flexibility, autonomy, and a career on your own terms.
Gitex 2019 is back after a year, with latest and greatest in the world of technology and business. Top technology enterprises, startups and think-tanks from around the world are waiting to reveal their eureka moments and life-changing innovations for all tech nerds out there.
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?