Agile IT

How banks can survive the FSI digital disruption
The traditional banking culture must now become responsive and adaptable in order to compete against startups and non‐regulated companies encroaching onto the same financial services space, writes Choong Sin Fatt of Rally Software.
VMware expects smooth sailing in SEA
VMware Inc is still upbeat about its prospects in South-East Asia, an optimism driven by the growing adoption of cloud and mobile technologies, especially amongst the emerging economies in the region.
Go frictionless or become irrelevant: Red Hat exec
Most companies in Malaysia want to evolve and move their information technology (IT) towards becoming ‘frictionless,’ but do not know how to go about doing it, said a senior Red Hat Inc executive.
Digital disrupters twice more profitable: CA Tech survey
The phrase ‘digital transformation’ is being bandied about as the framework for a future of improved productivity and lower cost, and a recent CA Technologies study puts the business effects into perspective: Digital disrupters have seen up to two times more revenue and profit than mainstream companies.
Only 5% of Fortune 1000 companies have successfully gone ‘digital’
A survey by BMC of more than 100 IT managers at Fortune 1000 companies found that while 63% of respondents are currently working to incorporate more digital services and mobile technologies into their organisations, only 5% have fully achieved this goal.
Why we need ‘no code’ or ‘low code’ development tools
Low or no-code development equips non-developers to take up software creation, freeing up the already overburdened IT resources and allowing organisations to keep pace with the rapidly growing demand for these applications, writes Stephen McNulty of Progress Software.
Embracing agile software development with Code Halos
While Code Halo thinking was originally established from online retailing and media/ entertainment, it is also increasingly becoming applicable to internal enterprise operations, such as software development, writes Jayajyoti Sengupta of Cognizant.
Smart hands, smart machines to power next Industrial Age
Envision a near future where functions become intelligent through technology, allowing humans and digital processes to put their heads together to create a more intuitive, more responsive enterprise, writes Robert H. Brown of Cognizant.
Future-ready enterprises: Embracing agility and resilience
Being future-ready requires a long-term vision and a new approach to IT decision-making, and to get started, here are five steps outlined by KT Ong of Dell Malaysia.
Smart Nation: Time for industry to step up
Singapore has reiterated its call for industry to step up and participate in the Smart Nation initiative, even as its Government continues the transition to a more collaborative approach to public sector IT procurement.
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