The bar facing businesses today is high and rising. Digitization’s growing reach, the availability of ever-larger amounts of data, ongoing cost pressures, and an uncertain regulatory environment in many industries are but some of the forces companies must contend with. Against this backdrop, the opportunities for IT to make a difference have never been greater.
Our Spring 2012 issue of IT Advantage offers a range of perspectives and insights on how IT leaders and organizations are seizing those opportunities.
Mike Capone, CIO of ADP, discusses the unique role that technology plays within his company, steps he has taken to drive IT-led innovation, how he ensures that IT is optimally supporting the business, and the challenges of managing IT in a global company that has multiple business lines.
Banks can reap significant rewards by linking social media, big data, and signal advantage—the ability to rapidly capture, interpret, and act upon signals gleaned from rich and dynamic data.
Complexity in the IT environment is an expensive and thorny problem, but advances in technology are making IT simplification increasingly possible.
A recent BCG survey of IT leaders of European banks reveals the IT capabilities that these leaders consider most critical for navigating today’s challenging environment—and the capabilities they expect to be most critical in 24 months.
The exploding growth of mobile commerce will affect virtually all industries, with strategic and operational decisions separating winners from losers.
Digitization offers insurance companies sizable opportunities, but companies must actively position themselves for success.
The sports world offers a useful lens on IT-enabled business agility, one of the most critical capabilities that IT can deliver to the enterprise.