Digital transformation

i-SCOOP's digital transformation blog covers the profound changes brought upon us by the pervasive use of digital technology in all areas of society.

Society 5.0
What better place to present a vision for a 'super-smart society' to the West, which you call Society 5.0 than Germany, the land of Industrie 4.0 or Industry 4.0? That's exactly what CeBIT 2017 partner country Japan is doing at the annual gathering of the German, and increasingly international, tradeshow/conference....
Digital transformation concept
IDC VP and Chief Analyst Frank Gens kicked off the 2017 series of IDC FutureScape forecast webinars. It was, among others, a – truly - major wake-up call regarding digital transformation. Whereas end 2015 IDC talked about the nascent digital transformation or DX economy, it became clear that many predictions...
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...
Just as technologies and societal/business evolutions are transforming the ways we organize activities such as marketing and customer service, other important business activities are rapidly impacted as well. This is also the case for cybersecurity. A smart security approach is an enabler and accelerator of digital transformation The role of security...
Enterprise networking infrastructure concept
The impact of the increasing digital expectations and behavior of workers in the age of digital business is inevitably is felt on the level of network infrastructure. With the mixed network infrastructure reality of today, management and security are two essential challenges. Another key challenge is meeting the network...
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...
There is ample research on the reasons why digital transformation initiatives fail. We'll mention one piece of research below. However, based upon experience and many discussions over the past few years, here is a key reason why transformation fails: a lack of communication and involvement of people who matter far...
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...
BT digital transformation report
A few years ago I attended an event, organized by our partner BT Global Services. When talking about digital transformation, back then a relatively new term, several CIOs reminded how they always had transformed, illustrating their statements with state-of-the-art projects across a broad range of business functions and processes. It...
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....