Dr Mubbashir Iftikhar, head of digital transformation at KPJ Healthcare, is the latest business leader from a brick-and-mortar company to join the stellar cast of speakers at What’s Next, enthuses Karamjit Singh.
Bimodal IT erroneously and counter-productively asserts that technology must be kept in silos, and that while one practice is focused on delivering IT services, maintaining stability and efficiency, the other takes on more experimental approach to deliver innovation.
Asia Pacific organisations are still at a nascent stage of digital transformation (DX), with the vast majority (45.4%) of enterprises in an IDC Asia/Pacific survey operating at the basic ad hoc level (that is, digital resisters) and yet to establish basic DX capabilities and adopt digital solutions systematically.
CIOs need to lead and play along with the other teams to ensure digital transformation runs smoothly for an organisation, says a senior Gartner analyst.
Too many companies focus their transformation efforts on IT and business processes, too often neglecting the most critical element: Their people, writes Albert Chai of Cisco Malaysia.
One of the most powerful ways to transform is to use the unstructured data encircling your business every day, but to make that leap, you need ‘analytics everywhere,’ writes Adam Howatson of OpenText.
While digital transformation consumes organisations across the world, how have workplaces responded to the new era of the digital workforce? Have they cracked the secret of keeping employees happy?
Technology is only a single element in digitisation, but companies put too much emphasis on it, says the Cisco regional chief.
Leadership continues to be the top human capital trend in South-East Asia, with 97% of business and HR leaders in the region prioritising it above other talent issues in a recent survey by Deloitte.
Gartner senior vice president Dale Kutnick predicts that physical sensors will grow rapidly in the next 5-10 years, but also warns that digital transformation will lead to massive job cuts in the near future.