Deliveries by drones. Self-driving cars. Technology is advancing faster than we ever could have imagined. We have entered a truly “smart” age that’s filled with smarter communication, smarter homes, and ever smarter lives. In order to keep up with the fast pace of technology, Workload Automation has no choice but to evolve into Digital Business Automation.
To drive forward, CIOs must start now to rebalance the generational composition of their mainframe staff and prioritize the recruitment of Millennial and Generation Z workers over the retention of aging baby boomers. It will not be an easy task. The youth talent pool is shallow: the BMC study reports only 7% of mainframe technology workers are 30 years old or younger. Nor will it be done quickly. The mainframe’s albatross image as a “dinosaur” technology remains firmly attached. But do not be fooled. This legacy platform is far from extinct.
Digital Transformation within Fortune 500 Co's are driving an increase in pay for CIO's.
Organizational silos can be a vexing barrier to everything from innovation to improving customer experiences. But the demands of digital business are driving cross-functional structures and making structural boundaries increasingly irrelevant.
At the same time, IT teams are expected to shrink....
Original Article Dan Streetman Senior Vice President of Digital Transformation for BMC Software. Many of these organizations are struggling, and the reason they’re struggling is because multi-cloud is not a strategy. In many cases, it’s something that just happened, and it caught many organizations off guard. The multi-cloud world we now live in is a result …
The CIO as chief automation officer. For an enterprise to be successful, the roles of the chief information officer and chief digital officer roles should be clearly delineated, GE CIO Jim Fowler told CIO Journal at the ONUG event in New York City Tuesday....
When you hear the name Hershey, most likely you think kisses, bars, or syrup. But The Hershey Company’s brands also include Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Payday, Jolly Rancher, Twizzlers, and many more of the world’s favorite treats. You can buy Hershey products almost anywhere, from the biggest box stores to the smallest mom-and-pop shops.
Keeping thousands of outlets around the world stocked with just the right mix of products is a mind-boggling task. It involves having the right ingredients on hand, producing the right quantities each day, and shipping products to the right locations. In today’s digital economy, those transactions happen electronically. To ensure they happen quickly and reliably every day, we run thousands of intricate and interdependent jobs that facilitate transaction processing, data transfers, data analysis, and reporting to the right stakeholders.
That’s why digital business automation is a vital part of Hershey’s IT strategy.
The expression “You get what you pay for” really sums up the difference between being value-driven versus cost-driven.....
Technology is advancing faster than we could have ever imagined and we are now entering a smart age of smarter communication, smarter homes and smarter lives.
In order to keep up with this fast pace of technology, we’ve evolved from Workload Automation to Digital Business Automation.
I’d like to hear about your digital transformation and your journey to get there!