Why Digital Transformations Succeed or Fail

Why Digital Transformations Succeed or Fail

Digital technologies are reshaping industries and redefining the way we work. To keep up with these big changes and their competitors, many companies are undertaking large-scale digital transformations. More than eight in 10 respondents in a 2018 McKinsey Global Survey said their organizations have pursued digital transformation efforts in the past five years. Earlier research…

Think IT Panel Event Recap: So, you think you’re a good leader?

Greeted with high fives and smiles, our Think IT members gathered for the largest Think IT event to date. The energy in the room was like no other as our esteemed panelists shared insights on leadership. A huge thank you to our panelists; Paula Winkler, Chief Operating Officer at The Disruptive Element; Keith Tanski, Chief Technology Officer at Optum; Kim Skanson, President at…

Top Priorities for CIOs in 2020

Top Priorities for CIOs in 2020

The role of the CIO in 2020 is not just about managing technology and planning IT strategy. It is also intertwined with driving innovation, leading teams, developing talent, and achieving overall organizational goals. Technology and business goals are overlapping more than ever, and CIOs are becoming crucial strategic partners with other C-suite executives. Here are…

Think IT Leadership Meeting-RPA

At our most recent Think IT Leadership Group Meeting we learned the key to successfully incorporating RPA within an organization and what you need to know before you make this decision.  I want to thank George Tegeler, Senior RPA Development Manager at BMO Financial, for leading a very informative meeting on RPA- Robotic Process Automation.…

Is Agile Methodologies Worth the Investment?

Is Agile Worth the Investment?

Business leaders are increasingly recognizing the importance of agile methodologies. When deployed properly, agile can improve efficiency, transparency, and performance of teams throughout an organization. More than 70% of organizations surveyed by the Project Management Institute reported using agile approaches for projects at least some of the time. Yet while organizations may see the value…

Trends for IT Leaders to Follow in 2020

Trends for IT Leaders to Follow in 2020

In the past 10 years, we have seen significant advancements and dramatic changes within IT. It’s hard to remember a time before organizations used technologies like tablets and smartphones, cloud-computing platforms, AI chatbots and assistants, and 4G (soon to be 5G) networks. What innovations and developments can we expect as we begin 2020? Keep an…