Tech/ITO

IT Outsourcing is the use of external service providers to deliver IT services, such as application development & maintenance, as well as infrastructure solutions for businesses not generally in the tech business, allowing the customer organization to focus on their main business or cut costs and maintain their position in the marketplace. This can also include software-as-a-service (SaaS), Cloud & Mobile solutions, as well as cyber-security and other related IT managed services.

What’s on the Minds of CXO’s Investigating RPA & Intelligent...

Our new Cognirati video blog, created by IRPA founder Frank Casale, delivers a sneak peek into what CXOs are most concerned with when it comes to RPA & Intelligent Automation.  From getting clarity on industry jargon, figuring out where to started, deciding whether to make vs. buy, sorting out the pricing confusion and understanding where […]

By- Frank Casale

Digital Convergence Conference

As the focus shifts from cost savings to creating more value for business, customers and employees, the nature of relationships between enterprises and their digital technology partners will move from contract terms and SLAs to one of collaboration and co-innovation. Enterprises today are breaking down walls between departments, connecting silos and embarking to create end […]

Business Aligned IT – Empowering IT to Influence Business Outcomes

Paul Pinto, Managing Director, Sylvan Advisory and Vijay Balasubramanian, VP & Global Head, CPG & eCommerce, HCL Americas, Inc discuss trends, response to trends and a case study.

Clearing The Cloud of Uncertainty

What you need to know when considering IT Sourcing Engagement

Crossroads of the Utilities Sector Business Model

These are very interesting times for the Utilities sector. The business model, which has served the industry and their customers so well in the last fifty years or more, now seems at risk in the long run, especially in developed economies. With unprecedented technology shifts, new regulations and evolving customer expectations, the utilities players need […]

By- Avasant

The Cloud Shift: The rapid adoption of cloud services for...

The increased uptake of cloud services is reflected in global IT spending trends that have been steadily shifting from traditional IT offerings to cloud, otherwise known as “cloud shift”. Rapid improvement in cloud platforms, security, network reliability and cloud-based applications has led to the adoption of cloud in ways that were hitherto unprecedented. The industry […]

By- Avasant

Transforming Revolutionary Technologies Into Successful Business Strategies

A majority of society feels threatened by impending concepts akin to ‘Digital Singularity’, when technology will have integrated itself into every aspect of our realities – how we live, work and play. In reality, the advent of artificial intelligence, automation and the like does not mean the end of humanity, but rather the beginning of […]

By- Avasant

The Digital State of Media & Entertainment

It is no secret that the traditional media and entertainment industry has experienced extraordinary value destruction in the past 20 years. The music industry right-sized from $26.6 billion in 1999, to $14.9 billion in 2015. Print media lost the fight for classified advertising to Craigslist, Yelp, and Groupon, and legacy brands like the New York […]

By- Avasant

The Development of the Digital Economy

A Framework to Bridge the Digital Divide and Reap Digital Dividends Digital technologies have proliferated rapidly in the last two decades, more heavily so over the last decade. Internet penetration and mobile phone adoption has increased; a number of new digital tools that aid businesses, consumers and governments have been created. While the growth of […]

By- Avasant

Empowering Beyond D.C. 2017 Thought Leadership Panel: IDB, World Bank,...

Thought Leadership Panel titled “The New Economic Development Model for a Digital World”  

By- Avasant

Empowering Beyond DC 2017 Speaker Louise McCarthy, CIO Transformation, EBRD

As Transformation CIO, Louise has worked on major Global CIO transformation for over 13 years in a number of major successful transformation roles, covering IT commercial sourcing, Organisation design, Data Strategy, SMART store digital, IT Innovation, Major cost reduction, Sourcing Strategy, Strategic objectives, Performance management, IT cost transparency recharges, PMO and Global Portfolio, investment manager […]

By- Avasant