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How shared-services organizations can prepare for a digital future

February 2016—To complement their efforts to build innovative customer experiences, companies should consider ways to digitize back-office functions and optimize company performance.more

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Achieving a digital state of mind

February 2016—Digital isn’t merely an add-on; it’s a way to think differently about business models, customer journeys, and organizational agility.more

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Spend wisely, not more, on IT

January 2016—Recent research from the banking sector suggests that more IT investment doesn’t necessarily boost profits, but targeted investments in particular areas might.more

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Lessons from digital telcos: Five initiatives to improve business performance

December 2015—McKinsey research reveals the importance of placing digital bets in several core areas that can help companies streamline IT operations and enhance the customer experience.more

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Ten practical ideas for organizing and managing your enterprise architecture

December 2015—There is little agreement among companies about which management approaches are most effective; more empirical evidence is required.more

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Speed and scale: Unlocking digital value in customer journeys

November 2015—Even as organizations assemble digital building blocks for the long term, they also need short-term, pragmatic moves that meet customer expectations and protect core businesses today.more

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Preparing IT systems and organizations for the Internet of Things

November 2015—To accommodate the development and support of smart devices, companies will need to update existing IT architectures and operating models. Here’s a potential road map.more

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Recruiting and retaining more women in technology organizations

November 2015—Board members of the nonprofit organization Girls Who Code reflect on why women are typically underrepresented in technology-related jobs and how to improve the numbers.more

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Wanted: More women in technology

October 2015—The founder of Girls Who Code discusses the need for gender diversity in technical fields and ways companies can begin to achieve it.more

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Internet of Things: Opportunities and challenges for semiconductor companies

October 2015—The nascent Internet of Things could open vast opportunities to semiconductor companies—provided that they prepare now. more

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Taking the measure of the networked enterprise

October 2015—New research shows that power users reap the greatest benefits from social technologies.more

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Organizing for digital acceleration: Making a two-speed IT operating model work

October 2015—By adopting a digital product management model, companies can get the most from their IT architectures and deliver innovative online customer experiences faster.more

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Nine questions to help you get your digital transformation right

October 2015—Becoming a digital organization requires fundamentally changing how you do business. Answering these nine questions can help break through the inevitable barriers.more

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