Tag Archives: Digital Transformation

Technology and branding

Brand and Technology – How the Digital Experience Affects Brand Loyalty

Joanne Nelson, VP International Marketing, Logicalis, looks at the technology user experience and its influence on brand perception. Marketing departments have long been key technology drivers – until recently with the consent of the IT department. The tech team have been more than happy to support laptops with PowerPoint installed, specialist marketing software and customer […]

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IoT Configuration Management

IoT Configuration Management – 3 Crucial Questions

Mike Alley, Service Management Principal, Logicalis US, looks at the burning need for a configuration management framework in the face of 21 billion IoT “things’. From weighing scales and robotics in manufacturing plants to smart security, smart buildings and smart transportation initiatives, IT leaders in nearly every industrial vertical market will soon be inundated with the […]

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5 Barriers to Digital Transformation in 2018

5 Barriers to Digital Transformation in 2018

With just 5% of CIOs stating that they have achieved full digital transformation, Bob Bailkoski, CFO  Logicalis Group, looks at five barriers to digital transformation in 2018 – and five ways CIOs plan to overcome them. Six months ago a Harvard Business Review (HBR) report – High-Performance Sourcing and Procurement, June 23 2017 – highlighted a […]

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7 Digital Transformation (DX) articles you’ll want to read

As we crunch the final numbers for the 2017-18 Logicalis CIO Survey, we thought it would be interesting to look back at the Digital Transformation (DX) trends and stories we have been posting over the past 24 months. The beginning of the first digital decade Here we herald the beginning of the Digital Decade stating that the acceptance and importance […]

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CIO Concerns

What is the number one issue for CIOs?

In continuation of our series on the Logicalis Global CIO study, Ricky Magalhaes, Head of Offshore Security at Logicalis Jersey, explains why security concerns are top of mind for over six in 10 CIOs worldwide. Towards the end of 2016, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced that the government would invest £1.9bn […]

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IT Security-as-a-Topping is off the menu

According to PwC’s annual Global State of Information Security Survey, UK businesses are spending an average £6.2m every year on IT security (up from £3m in 2015). Richard Alexander, CTO for Logicalis UK, digs deeper. In many cases IT security spend is burning a cavernous hole in company balance sheets – without necessarily giving businesses much […]

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Apps and Digital Transformation

It’s the apps, stupid.

In the third of a nine-part series drawing on the Logicalis Global CIO study, Chris Gabriel explains why apps are central to digital transformation. The statement ‘Every company is a software company’ has been on repeat over the last few years. When it was first uttered it was more of a future-gazing, stake-in-the-ground pronouncement – and […]

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Digital Transformation

Digital transformation – a familiar trend?

In the first of a nine-part series Rodrigo Parreira, CEO at Logicalis LATAM, explains why CIOs need comprehensive digital transformation strategies – drawing upon findings from a revealing study that polled over 700 CIOs from 24 countries. The Fourth Industrial Revolution – characterised by the emergence of innovative business models shaped by digital technologies – is creating […]

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CDOs’ mission incomplete

Chris Gabriel, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Logicalis Europe, takes a look at the role of the CDO and why, just possibly, the CDO may outlast the CTO and CIO. According to the CDO Club, CDO hires have been doubling every year. In 2012 Gartner said the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) will be the most exciting […]

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Digital Enablement. The Great Modernisation

With digital now shorthand for many aspects of what is becoming a mainstream movement across the spectrum of industry and the public sector, business is changing fast. The world of business, in particular, is resolving into two camps: Those with digital technology in their DNA and those threatened by digital competitors. Those with ‘digital DNA’ […]

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