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Conclusion: This month there has been an especially visible increase in managed service provider offerings and expansion globally. With the wide range and increased release speed of new technologies in the market, greater emphasis has been placed on adopting new technologies in business to support evolution and cost reduction. Approximately 70% of business ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Friday, 02 October 2015 | Hits: 195
This Compass is a companion document to IBRS’ Master Advisory Presentation (MAP) “Delivering Digital Business Transformation” which outlines business and management issues and provides guidance on delivering an effective digital business transformation. The following framework is given as the necessary deliverables in the development of a digital ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Wednesday, 02 December 2015 | Hits: 421
43. Advisors
All IBRS advisors have many years of experience in their areas of coverage and are widely considered the leaders in their field. By becoming an IBRS customer you get access to these years of experience using our Inquiry service Alan Hansell is an IBRS advisor who focuses on IT and business management. Alan is able to critique and comment on IT and ...
Section: Content | Category: Website Information | Date: Friday, 17 October 2014 | Hits: 8129
Conclusion: discussions regarding innovation in the ICT industry have been prominent this month, with a focus on investment in new technologies and collaborative arrangements for further development to support managed ICT services. With a dynamic and continuously evolving services landscape, there is a clear need to differentiate offerings, as well ...
Section: Content | Category: Sourcing & Staffing | Date: Wednesday, 01 April 2015 | Hits: 421
Microsoft is preparing to launch a new version of its Windows operating system later this year. Windows 10 - likely to be the last Windows to be given a version number - has already won plenty of attention for its technical features, including the return of the Start menu, a new browser and wider use of Cortanapersonal assistant software. However, ...
Section: Content | Category: In The News | Date: Monday, 09 February 2015 | Hits: 397
Conclusion: In order to develop an IT transformation program it is important to understand today’s operational and workplace context and use the insights gained to shape the way change can be achieved with a minimum of risk. Observations: Industry surveys highlight the priority given to the CIO’s goal of transforming IT by using new technologies ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Hits: 397
Conclusion: The Workspace of the Future is a vision statement on how staff and stakeholders will perform tasks related to their work in the next decade. It includes technological innovation (e. g. mobility, Cloud, data analytics), organisation transformation (e. g. activity-based working) and cultural change (e. g. social, collaboration). To realise ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Sunday, 31 May 2015 | Hits: 645
Conclusion: moving to an activity based working (ABW) environment is a complex multifactor project. Organisations can take stock of their readiness to approach activity based working by using the maturity model. The model will assist in developing the planning criteria required for any ABW strategy. Observations: activity based working involves multifactor ...
Section: Content | Category: Workplace Innovation | Date: Friday, 01 May 2015 | Hits: 765
Conclusion: Debate over Microsoft’s mixed record of successes and slow innovation during the last decade has incited conjecture as to its long term durability. As many highly successful vendors have disappeared very quickly, the same inference for Microsoft is a reasonable one. While Microsoft has been ‘disrupted’ in the sense that it has not adjusted ...
Section: Content | Category: Vendors | Date: Sunday, 23 February 2014 | Hits: 643
Conclusion:Within the ICT industry new technology is deferred to as the catalyst of innovation. While this is partially true at the current time and over the next 3-5 years, the shifting structure of the wider economy is the more likely agent of transformation, and even perhaps of disruption, which will be seen through the adoption of various technologies. Observations: When ...
Section: Content | Category: Governance & Planning | Date: Sunday, 31 January 2016 | Hits: 167