Transformational teams: the link in your digital transformation chain

transformational team

Here I outline the four main elements in the “transformational team” equation: agility, innovation, curiosity, and pleasure. This is a new way of working, with a team often comprised of original and iconoclastic IT profiles. In this article, I offer a few examples of the profile types which could be used to build a new transformational team. Continue reading

Welcome to the post-digital world!

post-digital world

 Discussion with Marc Giget, Chairman and founder of the Club de Paris des Directeurs de l’Innovation (Innovation Leaders Club of Paris)

What if we were already in the post-digital era? You know, this period when technology is becoming obsolete as we use it. Because essentially, innovation should have no other purpose than improving our everyday lives shouldn’t it? Continue reading

Deep learning gives us more intelligent apps

Des applis plus « intelligentes » avec le deep learning

Whilst artificial intelligence (AI) is considered an unavoidable evolution to help businesses in their digital transformation journey, the technological revolution – also known as “cognitive information” – is making its move on the market. This will offer companies, IT Managers, and specialist professions, new and more “intelligent” services, particularly through the use of machine learning and deep learning. Continue reading

Generation Digital: the Manager 3.0 sets free collective intelligence

Generation Digital: the Manager 3.0 sets free collective intelligence

The individual versus the collective is one of the most significant aspects of digital transformation. It is a process that replaces the human element, gives all personnel (IT or Management) the tools to develop true collective intelligence and makes way for the new Manager 3.0 to make his or her entrance.  This article offers a few key points to guide you in rethinking the role of the Manager and implementing collective intelligence. Continue reading

Instant Payments: the race against time

INSTANT PAYMENTS: THE RACE AGAINST TIME

In the age of mobile internet, all services are going real time. Payments are no exception: Instant Payments should appear in Europe towards the end of 2017. While this new payment instrument offers banks new perspectives, they are also subject to a double race against time: a race to make sure that their IT systems are ready, and a race to process payments in just a few seconds. Let’s take a look at the challenges that lie ahead for banks. Continue reading

The 5 golden rules of new digital security

The 5 golden rules of new digital security

When it comes to security, digital transformation brings about new demands and new risks. To enable users to adopt these new services in total confidence whilst fully understanding the data risks for the company, a global approach should be put into place. Here I set out the 5 golden rules that I would recommend to new IT Security Managers (ITSM). Continue reading

Start-ups aren’t the only ones innovating!

Start-ups aren't the only ones innovating!

Discussion with Marc Giget, Chairman and founder of the Club de Paris des Directeurs de l’Innovation (Innovation Leaders Club of Paris)

In a rapidly-changing world, big companies have suffered from the stereotype of being large, inflexible “dinosaurs”. However, since 2012, global companies have been catching up and are now at the forefront of innovation. Continue reading

Digital : Platform of pay-per-use services and consumption, the secrets of on-demand infrastructure

Platform of pay-per-use services and consumption: the secrets of on-demand infrastructure

By simple convenience, IT infrastructure has become a catalyst for the digital transformation. In this context, its nature and way of operating are changing. The simple technical platform therefore becomes infrastructure as a platform with, in particular, a usage cost for internal users. A type of on-demand infrastructure… 

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