With all the hype around artificial intelligence (AI), AI can feel complicated, distant, or foreign. But guess what? It’s not new news and it doesn’t need to be complicated; it’s just a revolution of how we leverage data! Let’s take a quick dive into the data-driven universe of AI. For the purposes of this article, […]
Organizational Change Management
An innovation wildcard is a team member who is there to add a unique perspective that the rest of the team may not have. This person can be within the organization or pulled from outside. They may have deep expertise in other areas, or they may be new and more likely to question everything. Innovation […]
Digital transformation is no longer an option; it’s a necessity for organizations striving to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced business landscape. However, embarking on this transformative journey is not without its challenges. One significant hurdle that organizations face is change resistance. The recently published Forrester Best Practice report, “The Realities Of Change Resistance To Digital […]
When you hear the word “constraints,” what creative images and stories does your mind conjure up? The word often leads people toward negative thoughts of confinement, limitations, obstacles, or not getting what you want. With this article, though, I want to talk about useful constraints and how they can encourage creativity and innovation. Common Views […]
Introduction: Centers of Excellence (CoE), also called “Center of competency” is a multidisciplinary team that includes executive sponsors, key stakeholders, finance representatives, business teams and technical implementation teams. They are fast becoming an integral part of Finance service’s delivery model. Why is CoE important? A 2020 BCG research showed that 70% of digital transformations fall […]
People are funny. We reason with ourselves that we want the truth, but we prove time and again that we prefer being lied to. If your gut reaction to that statement is defiance, there is a strong chance that you’re lying to yourself about your own emotions. This article isn’t about the psychology of our […]
As proposed by the World Economic Forum as well as Harvard University, a fourth Industrial Revolution, aka Industry 4.0, is starting.
Industry 4.0 enables companies, governments, and public sector agencies to use innovative digital technologies, smart automation, and advanced analytics to transform operating processes. This blending of technologies combines the physical and digital (“phygital”) worlds, enabling unique and positive industry improvements and impacts.
The path to Industry 4.0 is powered by pervasive connectivity, cloud computing, and enriched data. It requires high-performance, secure networks that can integrate with legacy environments to support critical processes with 24/7 availability, high speed, and very fast responsiveness. These networks have the capability to connect all systems and machines, people, and business processes and offer deep data insights that will enable agile, proactive operations.
As businesses increasingly adopt multicloud architectures to drive innovation and create value, IT leaders face mounting pressure to develop a successful multicloud strategy. While our comprehensive ‘IT Leader’s Guide to Multicloud Readiness‘ provides a detailed exploration of the multicloud migration, this blog post serves as a primer, providing valuable insights into the benefits of a […]
As businesses increasingly adopt multicloud architectures to drive innovation and create value, IT leaders face the challenge of ensuring observability across different cloud platforms. In the ‘IT Leader’s Guide to Multicloud Readiness,’ we discussed the importance of adopting a multicloud strategy and offered tips for identifying the right cloud providers and services, optimizing costs, and […]
Hybrid connectivity is rapidly becoming a critical aspect of modern cloud adoption. It allows for seamless communication between end users, on-premises data centers, and public cloud infrastructure. However, navigating the complexities of hybrid connectivity can be a daunting task for even the most seasoned IT professionals. While our ‘IT Leader’s Guide to Multicloud Readiness‘ provides […]
In our fourth and final segment of our Cloud Transformation for IT Leaders series, we will focus on driving enterprise velocity while maintaining best practices and consistency as your portfolio migration program matures. If done well, this is where your organization achieves true cloud maturity and is on its way to unlocking the incredible innovation […]
Control Tower Tale from the 1970s Many of Perficient’s Supply Chain consultants work long hours talking with executives about how their companies handle information, including procurement and information flow between their companies and suppliers. When a consultant needs the inspiration to continue putting in the hours, all they have to think of is the business […]