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Business Leadership & Strategy

The Future of Work: Preparing for the New Normal

Future of Work

We can all acknowledge that the same technologies that are driving digital transformation within organizations are also rapidly transforming work as we know it. Much has been written in the mainstream media about the impact of the cloud, big data analytics, artificial intelligence and robotics on the future job market. But the story isn’t all doom and gloom. In a recent IDC survey, almost half of U.S. organizations surveyed (47%) thought that AI and robotics will have a positive impact on their organization’s jobs in the next 3 years.

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Cloud IoT and the Edge

Scale Is the Secret When IT Comes to the Edge

service delivery edge

My colleagues and I spend a great deal of time thinking about the Edge, and how it will influence developments in the IT industry over then next few years.  Several of my colleagues just published a great IDC Market Perspective, making it clear that we believe the edge represents a new frontier in the convergence of infrastructure such as computing and data to deliver much faster time to value.

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Business Leadership & Strategy

You Need a New Digital Transformation Playbook

Digital transformation DX playbook

Somewhere along the way of the marketing campaigns and the market hype, the industry has forgotten why we are digitally transforming and what it means. If we rewind, traditional organizations are being disrupted by digital startups; they are seeking ways to innovate more rapidly, be customer-centric, harness data to generate insights at scale, and ultimately transform their operations to compete in the digital economy.

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Cloud Markets and Trends

3 Things To Expect in the IT Market in 2019

2019 IT Market

While it would be an exaggeration to say that the last few years have been a golden age for technology companies, there’s no denying that things have been remarkably calm considering some of the seismic shifts taking place in the way that many organizations consume IT resources. That may be about to change, as a new market landscape begins to emerge at the same time as the global economy shows signs of losing steam. From the impact of a slowdown in China to the growing influence of service providers, here are 3 things you can expect to see in the IT market this year.

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Cloud

What You Need to Understand About SaaS Buyer Expectations

SaaS Buyer Expectations

The SaaS market has been growing at rapid pace for several years, and that momentum shows little sign of slowing. While the market is dominated by a small handful of large vendors, the long tail of the SaaS market is filled with many up-and-coming companies who demonstrate tremendous innovation, and as such, are experiencing staggering growth. From a SaaS buyer perspective, expectations continue to heighten surrounding what software vendors should, and ultimately must, provide if they want to survive over the long term.

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