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Avoiding the Siren Song of Technology: Focusing your Digital Strategy on Business Outcomes
By Prashant Kelker
What does it mean to "go digital?" It starts with resisting the lure of technology for technology's sake and taking advantage of only those emerging technologies and as-a-service solutions that align with your business objectives. By building a "digital fabric," enterprises can connect and influence their customers, employees, partners and providers to create sustainable and market-disrupting value.
By Jim Routzong
The convergence of engineering, IT and manufacturing is bringing with it a wave of opportunity, and forward-looking enterprises are positioning themselves to take advantage of it. Those who have invested in Global Engineering Centers to deliver innovative products and engineering services need to know they are getting their money's worth. A comprehensive evaluation of current operations is the first step in assuring value, cost efficiency and productivity.
The End of the Safe Harbor. Are You Ready for the Future?
Historically, legislation in the European Union (EU) has protected its citizens’ personal data, giving them the right to be informed of the existence of any personal data immediately concerning them and the right to modify or delete it if they deem it necessary. Because of the looser rules governing personal data protection in the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission came together in 2000 to negotiate and sign the Safe Harbor Decision.