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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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CIO Survey 2017-2018

Headlines from the Global CIO Survey 2017-2018

Mark Rogers, CEO at Logicalis Group, digs into the Logicalis Global CIO Survey 2017-2018 to pick out some of the major topics arising from the survey of 890 CIOs in 23 countries. The big themes emerging from this years survey break CIO priorities down across three areas that could be mistaken for business as usual: […]

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Modern Workspace - 8 Technologies

The Modern Workspace – 8 enabling technologies

Oliver Descoeudres, from Logicalis Australia, describes the eight technologies that are enabling the modern workspace. Over the last decade, new ways of working have evolved as the consumerisation of technology has driven new expectations around flexible working and ‘everywhere access’ to data. The volume of work being done on digital platforms and mobile devices is growing […]

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IBM Watson

What is IBM Watson and what can it do?

Scott Hodges, Delivery Architect Information Insights at Logicalis UK, examines the latest buzz from Big Blue and asks “what is IBM Watson and what can it do?” A cursory glance at the IBM Watson website suggests it’s a tool for building chatbots but, while it can, a deeper dive reveals a lot more. IBM describe it […]

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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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Shadow IT Department

The Rise of the Shadow IT Department

In this, the second post in a nine-part series, drawing on the Logicalis Global CIO study, Logicalis CEO Mark Rogers assesses how digital disruption is changing the way businesses procure, manage and consume technology – as well as what that means for CIOs and their teams. He looks in particular at a previous symptom of digital transformation […]

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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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Keep IT Simple, Stupid

KISS: Keep IT simple, stupid

The volume of jargon and acronyms used by IT people is no longer a measure of expertise. Rodrigo Parreira, CEO at Logicalis LATAM, urges us to simplify the language we use in IT in order to move mountains. According to Gartner, buyers are drowning in a sea of complexity and jargon. An Alphabetti bowl of […]

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Flash Storage – What CIOs really need to know

Brett Anderson, Senior Director of  HPE Solutions for Logicalis US, looks at the latest views on flash storage and explains that not everything is what it seems; helping CIOs to avoid being dazzled by the sales literature and becoming victims of trying out new tech, rather than victors. The need for speed Ask any IT pro […]

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SDDC – Generate revenue in 4 hours, not 14 days

David Angradi, Director, Software Defined Data Centre Solutions, Logicalis US looks at how implementing a software-defined data centre (SDDC) can have a dramatic effect on how long it takes you to start generating income. Following a recent SDDC implementation a Logicalis client – a SaaS provider – slashed the time it took to provision new […]

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