When should your company develop its own software (by HBR)
Every company needs and uses software, and some is a significant driver of business success. But as small companies grow to midsize, software performance gaps can emerge. Finding new software solutions can fix problems and inefficiencies and help teams develop innovative products and services.
Pandemic triggering massive shift in low-code platform adoption (by Techrepublic)
With businesses across industries looking for ways to connect to users or customers digitally and IT departments strapped for time, thousands are turning to low-code platforms because of their ability to help less experienced users easily build complex web applications quickly.
The Agile C-Suite (by HBR)
“Brian Johnson” is the chief executive of a major consumer-goods company that has been remarkably successful over the past decade. Like his predecessors, Johnson runs a tight ship in all aspects of operations, boasting excellence in product and service quality and a finely tuned supply chain. The company capitalizes on economies of scale and enjoys the lowest costs in its industry.
5 characteristics of a successful 21st century enterprise (by WEF)
Control. Alt. Refresh.
Anyone familiar with computers knows the importance of these three little steps, our go-to move in a computing system crisis.
The 10 skills you need to thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution (by WEF)
Five years from now, over one-third of skills (35%) that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed.
By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology and genomics.
Samsung Finally Reveals Why the Note 7 Kept Exploding (by wired)
After months of silence following a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last October, Samsung disclosed its lengthy findings as to what caused the device’s batteries to overheat and catch fire. Based on the company’s own investigation and independent scientific analysis of the issues by three consulting bodies, the overheating was caused by separate problems in batteries sourced from two different suppliers.
The Data Science Industry: Who Does What with Infographic (by datacamp)
Nowadays, the data science field is hot, and it is unlikely that this will change in the near future. While a data driven approach is finding its way into all facets of business, companies are fiercely fighting for the best data analytic skills that are available in the market, and salaries for data science roles are going in overdrive.
Who owns Digital Transformation? According to a new survey, it’s not the CIO (by forbes)
Digital transformation is one of those terms that seems to mean, well, everything. That’s because different groups within organisations are investing in innovative technologies to modernise business operations.