Business Transformation

Saving the CIO, Part 1: Aligning business needs, fighting bureaucracy
CIOs need to understand and help solve business needs, or risk becoming obsolete, writes Benjamin Cher.
Fuji Xerox to zoom in on software, services
Fuji Xerox Co Ltd is on a mission to reinvent itself, by diversifying to become more service-oriented and also by expanding its Asia Pacific market. Edwin Yapp reports from Japan.
Strategic execution and why you need to invest in INVEST
To address the strategic execution challenge, many organisations are adopting a Strategic Execution Framework (SEF) model, writes Jon Hughes of Cognizant, who also explains the model.
Software AG aims to raise APAC revenue contribution
German enterprise software company Software AG is looking to increase the revenue contribution from its Asia Pacific markets, with the manufacturing, retail and financial services verticals being key to its aspirations.
Ricoh Malaysia on its ‘do or die’ transformation
Ricoh Malaysia managing director Peter Wee has reason to smile these days. His company is starting to retool itself into a total solutions provider, although the start of that journey wasn't easy at all. Goh Thean Eu reports.
Axiata needs Celcom and XL to perform, or will miss targets
Regional telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd will need its two largest operating companies – Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata Bhd and Indonesia’s PT XL Axiata Tbk – to make a strong comeback in the second half, or the group may miss its 2015 targets.
‘One size fits all’ the bane of Unified Comms: ALUE exec
When it comes to Unified Communications solutions for enterprises, most, if not all, vendors have failed the market in some form or fashion over the last 10 years, argues Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALUE) vice-president of sales for Asia, Matthieu Destot.
Finding the right tools and maximising Enterprise Architecture
A coherent view of enterprise architecture guides organisations through their transformational journey, affording better focus on strategic use of emerging technologies and significantly reducing time-to-market, writes Jayajyoti Sengupta of Cognizant.
50 hues of Big Blue: IBM’s transformation, according to Paul Moung
There was a time when IBM was such a dominant force in the computing world that there was a saying, “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM.” IBM Malaysia managing director Paul Moung, a 30-year company man, talks to DNA about the trafsormation the company has undergone since.
Maxis kicks off ‘It’s not OK to be OK’ company transformation
Maxis Bhd, among the telcos recently fined by industry regulator the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) for dropped calls and having posted a 4.9% decline in net profit for 2013, has launched a new company philosophy and brand identity.
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