The future of the CIO

What is the future of the CIO in a Digital Enterprise? Let's ask ourselves that question for a minute? In this podcast I'm discussing the different options CIOs have as described in the diagram above. What is the right place for you? How are you seeing the evolution of IT in your enterprise? There are... Continue Reading →

Business AND IT, why do we say that?

You always hear people speaking about business and IT, but they never talk about business and HR, business and finance or business and marketing. Why that difference? Is it purely historical? Does it still makes sense? Actually should IT still be a separate department, and if yes, what should its role be? These are all... Continue Reading →

Cloud Native, you said Micro-services

In the last podcast we talked about why cloud and hybrid were the natural consequences of performing a transformation to digital. We also talked about how existing applications can be used and what transformation they may have to go through to run in this hybrid environment and fully support the digital enterprise. This time we... Continue Reading →

Do we still need an IT department?

In a world where the business is increasingly performed using digital technologies and where the younger generation is IT literate, do we still need an IT department? That is actually an interesting question. It’s true that some industries have become driven by information technology. Think about the financial services industry or telecom. Most financial assets... Continue Reading →

Transform IT for the digital economy.

As companies increasingly become digital, information technology needs to be central to their evolution. However, this implies a fundamental change in thinking from both IT and the business. Are both entities ready to take a new start? Let me give you an example. Let’s think about a manufacturing company that wants to deliver services to... Continue Reading →

API Management, next generation CRM?

In my previous blog entry I talked about the Strangler application approach and highlighted how by creating an abstraction layer, you could isolate the monolith application and slowly decompose it in loosely coupled modules that make fast deployment of new technology easier. But API management does not only facilitate the life of the developer, it... Continue Reading →

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