Business optimization

Enterprise content management and business process workflow concept
Actionable data, information and knowledge are at the very center of the value ecosystem most enterprises claim to seek with digital transformation. As we know, digital transformation is happening everywhere and a large majority of organizations say they are in a digital transformation process. If you look at digital transformation from...
Ever more service providers, ICT integrators, software firms and IT vendors are coming up with solutions for digital transformation. Digital transformation priorities are mainly driven by an intent to gain a competitive advantage (Pegasystems). They sponsor research and come up with advice on and data regarding digital transformation. The latest in...
Organizations change, restructure, innovate and transform themselves constantly. Up until recently these activities were mainly ad hoc, isolated, reactive and limited in time, scope and desired outcomes. The rather siloed and often hierarchical ways in which businesses operate and adapt/evolve/optimize are the result of a mix of human factors, organizational...
In 2014 I was at the CeBIT tradeshow in Germany and stopped by the Social Business Arena where SAP's Sameer Patel was about to give a presentation. When introducing Sameer and the topic he would cover, digital transformation, the host asked if digital transformation was something 'new' in social business....
Organizations are digitally transforming and will continue to do so for many years to come. With more digital technologies being embraced and becoming mainstream soon, the capacity to transform, innovate and unlock the value of these technologies takes center stage. Although the digital technology dimension as such remains important it's...
Connected optimization
Each organization invests hours of work and numerous processes to deal with documents, data and information every single day and across multiple departments. Managing all the information in the enterprise is a core activity of business: both internally and in the interactions with the broader ecosystem including customers, partners,...
Optimization
It's been a few years now since we started talking about digital transformation as one of the core drivers in the evolution of organizations in a hyper-connected and increasingly real-time context. Thus far we tried to steer away as much as possible from technologies and limited views on so-called disruptive...
Leakage rates in banking scenarios – McKinsey via Twitter
A leaky bucket is not just a computer algorithm or a bucket with holes in it. The concept of leaky buckets is also known in customer experience management, business process optimization and conversion optimization. Leaky - or leaking - buckets in the latter sense are simply about where we...