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Last week I moderated a panel at nGage's Enterprise Transformation Exchange on Developing an Agile IT Organization: Concepts, Culture and Concerns. The message from panelists was clear. Organizations looking to transform need to go beyond scrum practices and improving IT project execution. CIOs and other IT leaders are looking to agile practices to transform operations, develop new products, drive a stronger collaboration between business and technology organizations, and to establish a more agile mindset from employees up to executives. That means evolving from agile practices to an agile organization, culture, and mindset.

But there are stumbling blocks along the way and problems every organization needs to solve on their own. Here are some questions we received and how we collectively answered them...


The race is on to become a digital enterprise. Every organization has a plan for updating products, technologies, and business processes. But that's not enough anymore. With disruptive startups outperforming industry stalwarts, executives everywhere are pushing greater growth and innovation. Staying competitive demands a complete digital transformation. For professionals charged with leading technology-driven change, the pressure is intense-and the path forward unclear. Author Isaac Sacolick has successfully spearheaded multiple transformations and helped shape digital-business best practices. Now in Driving Digital, he shares the lessons he's learned, detailing how to: Formulate a digital strategy * Transform business and IT practices * Align Development and Operations * Promote agile practices * Drive culture change * Bolster digital talent * Manage a portfolio of initiatives * Capture and track ROI * Strengthen data-driven decision making and expand data science practices * Cultivate strategic technology capabilities * Develop innovative digital products * Enable product management * Pilot emerging technologies * Become smarter faster. Every company is on the cusp of digital disruption. But with so many pieces to the puzzle, efforts often get derailed. Driving Digital is the action plan you need to take your company and career into the future...

Isaac Sacolick, Consultant, CIO, Author StarCIO, ET Exchange Advisory Board Member

Massive smartphone adoption and increased use of rich media services, such as video and gaming, force communication service providers (CSPs) to continually upgrade to new wireless networking technologies. Across the globe, CSPs are testing 5G technology as a way to improve performance and deliver new wirelessly-enabled use cases with larger pipes and lower latency. 5G, touted as beneficial for autonomous vehicle use cases, enables far more accessible and equally compelling near-term applications. A 5G network allows fixed wireless broadband to the home, telemedicine, video inspection and virtual reality for training and collaborative design...

Apple and IBM revealed an enhancement to their existing collaboration at the Think 2018 conference with Watson Services for Core ML and the newly designed IBM Cloud Developer Console for Apple. The offering marries Apple's Core ML tools for developers with IBM's Watson to make it easier for companies to add artificial intelligence into mobile applications...


During conferences like Citrix Synergy, I'm frequently asked, "So, what did you think of the show?" There's always a lot to talk about, but here's my attempt to distill it all down into one not-too-long article...

A visual guide to how Android enterprise, iOS MDM/DEP, Samsung Knox, and mobile threat defense apply to BYOD, COPE, embedded devices, and the extended enterprise...

So many products in our space use the term "Workspace." Sometimes it makes sense, sometimes it doesn't...

One of the most important efforts in digital transformation is understanding the customer and developing a more seamless, transparent and personalized customer experience. While there are many elements that contribute to successfully sharpening your customer focus, organizational change is one of the more critical aspects since it touches upon everything from IT and business processes to collaboration and integration throughout a company... 


Businesses use KPIs to measure performance and operational efficiency. When it comes to developing and delivering mobile apps to users, several metrics can help.... 


The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a constantly evolving movement of profound change in how humans interact with machines, information and each other. The emerging IoT movement is impacting virtually all stages of industry and nearly all market areas.

Last year, IHS Markit identified key trends driving the IoT...

In this episode of the Digital Expert Series, I interview Sebastien Christian, a brilliant innovator, inventor, entrepreneur and founder of Otosense, a company that was acquired by Analog Devices a few weeks ago.  Otosense has a team of physicists and engineers, that work together to develop the most advanced sound recognition software engines.  They are also an infrastructure software company offering a deep-learning based sound recognition software platform that enables enterprise customers to build value through sound intelligence... 


Amazon (AWS), IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle Cloud top the A-List in Mobile Cloud Index based on recently released research by Compass Intelligence. The A-List in Mobile Cloud Index includes companies providing cloud services targeting mobile devices including data, applications, and related services...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) are closely aligned since IoT is largely about collecting data from assets, analyzing the data to gain insight, taking action, and creating value.  AI is about organizing and making sense of structure and unstructured data in an automated, self-learning context. Many companies are now realizing that data is critical to the survival of their businesses as technology and how people use information changes. Many of the largest companies have an IoT and AI strategy. This paper is focuses on the use of artificial intelligence to improve business operations and the resulting opportunities... 


Europe is leading the way in privacy protection with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). But most companies are not focused on what it means for their mobile workers...

The ability to access location-based services (LBS) via a real-time API/SDK is critical to making future services and applications useful, especially in business...

SearchCIO.com provides technology management strategies designed exclusively for the enterprise CIO. Our award-winning team of editors and industry luminaries offer strategic advice and technology best practices to help streamline global IT operations. 

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2018 Summit Dates have been Announced!
Security Leadership Exchange Fall  (September 23-25, 2018, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ)

Security Leadership Exchange Fall is an invitation-only, strategic business summit that gathers Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), senior decision-makers, and industry experts to address the unique needs and current challenges faced by enterprise cyber security leaders... 

IoT6 Exchange - Smart Cities   (October 17-19, 2018, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort, Austin TX)

This fall's IoT6 Exchange summit will bring together thought leaders, executives, advisory board members, and vendors to explore, learn, exchange best-in-class ideas, technology, solutions, and solve real issues around smart cities. From retrofitting legacy assets and infrastructure to building smart and intelligence infrastructure from the ground up, this 2.5 day event will be hard hitting, actionable, and bring smart city ideas to fruition.  We will capture all the technology and innovation elements as we transition from unintelligent, static physical structures and assets to intelligence, learning, and digital structures and assets.
HR Tech Connect Summit   (October 22-24, 2018 - Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)
 
HR Tech Connect  is an invitation-only, hosted summit focused exclusively on bringing an executive HR and IT audience together that is tasked with understanding the rapidly changing HR and workforce technology landscape, while delivering and implementing a successful digital transformation strategy.
ET Canada Exchange   (October 28-30, 2018, Fairmont Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec)
 
ET Canada Exchange  is a clone of ET6 in it's fourth year designed specifically for the Canadian market. The goal of the summit is to serve as a platform to drive digital investments, share knowledge and propel digital transformation within the Canadian enterprise...
ET Exchange Summit (Nov. 12-14, 2018, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)

ET Exchange Summit is an invitation-only, hosted summit designed for senior IT managers and executives who want to understand how current and future digital technology and trends will impact their business and investment decisions...

Advanced Scale Forum (April, 2019Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Austin, TX)

The  Leverage Big Data and  EnterpriseHPC summits have merged to become Advanced Scale Forum 2018 reflecting the realities of convergence happening as enterprises increasingly leverage High Performance Computing (HPC) to solve modern scaling challenges of the big data era. The goal of the joined events will be to foster a deeper understanding of the advanced scale solutions increasingly being employed to solve Big Data challenges across industries and achieve performance beyond the capabilities of their traditional IT environments.

Security Leadership Exchange Spring  (May, 2019, Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL)

Security Leadership Exchange is an invitation-only, strategic business summit that gathers Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), senior decision-makers, and industry experts to address the unique needs and current challenges faced by enterprise cyber security leaders... 

ET6 Exchange (June, 2019, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, AZ)

ET6 Exchange is the longest running hosted enterprise mobility and digital transformation summit focused exclusively on bringing an executive IT audience together to discuss strategy, policy, solutions and security to advance their business objectives...

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