Tag: Transformation

Workday Global CFO Survey: Finance Digital Transformation is a Key Indicator of Business Agility

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PLEASANTON, Calif., Sep 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today released its global Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Indicator Survey, “Finance Digital Transformation,” which reveals a direct link between finance digital transformation and agile business practices, better decision-making, and more efficient reporting, planning, and financial operations–all of which organizations will need to thrive in the new COVID-19 normal.

The research, conducted during the period that COVID-19 was declared a pandemic and many companies were forced to rapidly shift to remote work, reveals that while nearly half of CFOs have not completed any digital transformation initiatives in finance, 34 percent expect to prioritize it in one year–during recovery from COVID-19. The study

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A Hybrid Approach to Digital Transformation

In a discussion at Nasdaq’s virtual Technology of the Future (ToF) conference, Paul McKeown, Senior Vice President, Head of Marketplace Operators and New Markets, Market Technology, chatted with Splunk’s Susan St. Ledger, President, Worldwide Field Operations. The conversation covered the benefits of the cloud, observations from the field in working with customers in highly regulated industries, and how a hybrid cloud approach can help to jump-start a company’s digital transformation.

St. Ledger has been a proponent of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud since 2004 – a time when many were skeptical about the technology’s potential. “People told me I was crazy – that cloud computing would never be adopted by large companies because it was not secure,” she said.

She joined Splunk in 2016 because the company was in the midst of taking its traditional on-prem software business to the cloud, and it was a great opportunity to work toward

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Capgemini on how to scale digital transformation projects

  • Digital transformation is one of the buzziest topics right now after the coronavirus pandemic forced companies in every industry to quickly adopt new technology. 
  • But it’s difficult to sustain those efforts, and the vast majority still fail to expand beyond the pilot stage to the whole enterprise. 
  • To overcome that hurdle, companies should appoint “digital evangelists” whose sole responsibility it is to oversee the transformations, according to consulting firm Capgemini’s Adam Rubin. 
  • “It’s easy to just create an innovation lab because it’s the flavor of the month,” he told Business Insider. “It’s much harder, but much more rewarding, to treat innovation overall as a discipline.” 
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Digital transformation became an even more buzzy concept in the last few months as the coronavirus pandemic upended nearly every industry, forcing companies to quickly adopt new and novel technology to adapt to life

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Impact Of COVID-19 On Digital Transformation Consulting Services Market 2020 Industry Challenges, Business Overview And Forecast Research Study 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Detailed Analysis Based on 2020 COVID-19 Worldwide Spread Covers in the Final Report

The global Digital Transformation Consulting Services market report is a comprehensive research that focuses on the overall consumption structure, development trends, sales models and sales of top countries in the global Digital Transformation Consulting Services market. The report focuses on well-known providers in the global Digital Transformation Consulting Services industry, market segments, competition, and the macro environment.

Under COVID-19 Outbreak, how the Digital Transformation Consulting Services Industry will develop is also analyzed in detail in Chapter 1.7 of the report., In Chapter 2.4, we analyzed industry trends in the context of COVID-19., In Chapter 3.5, we analyzed the impact of COVID-19 on the product industry chain based on the upstream and downstream markets., In Chapters 6 to

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SES Advances Digital Transformation with Cloud-First Strategy, Expanded Agreement


SES today announced plans to significantly advance its digital transformation across its enterprise, operations and development of new services for the cloud-scale era. As a cornerstone of the strategy, SES signed a multi-year agreement with Microsoft to be an Azure Orbital partner as well as to accelerate and expand the use of Microsoft Azure across its operations and jointly develop cloud-based video and data connectivity managed services.

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SES Advances Digital Transformation with Cloud-First Strategy, Expanded Agreement (Photo: Business Wire)


As an Azure Orbital partner, SES will be co-locating and managing O3b mPOWER gateways with Microsoft Azure locations so its customers are always only “one-hop” away from their Azure cloud services anywhere in the world. In addition, SES customers will enjoy improved network performance, speed-to-market, flexibility and scalability to route over Microsoft’s global network and inject value-added, cloud-based

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How Covid-19 Is Accelerating Digital Transformation for Small and Medium Businesses

I​ think we can all agree that Covid-19 has been a defining moment of this year as it has shifted everything from how we live our lives to how we do business. The transformation has been far-reaching, but it’s mostly impacted the way small and medium-sized businesses operate online. When regulations shifted, and measures had to be put in place to contain the spread and protect public health, the environment changed, accelerating a digital transformation and pushing businesses to go online even if it was something they hadn’t previously considered.



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By pushing the boundaries of how and where we can do business, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced entrepreneurs to look at digital media in a new light. It proved that digital media isn’t only for social media brands and influencers. It is

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IBM Cognos Analytics-Based Business Transformation Going Strong

As every business continues to transform itself digitally, there is a multi-fold increase in the variety and amount of data generated. Organizations are rapidly expanding their Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities to generate insights that help them identify new opportunities, accelerate conversion of existing opportunities, and overall drive better decision making in both internal and external-facing functions. Market researchers and experts from DataTerrain forecast the global market for BI and analytics software to reach $55.4 Billion by 2026, at an average growth rate of >10%.

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — As every business continues to transform itself digitally, there is a multi-fold increase in the variety and amount of data generated. Organizations are rapidly expanding their Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities to generate insights that help them identify new opportunities, accelerate conversion of existing opportunities, and overall drive better decision making in both internal and external-facing functions. Market

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FTI Consulting Introduces Real Estate Business Transformation Services Offering

 Will Help Companies Manage Change, Drive Finance and Operational Excellence and Accelerate Value Creation

Josh Herrenkohl Joins to Lead Real Estate Business Transformation Practice

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced that its Real Estate Solutions industry practice has introduced the Real Estate Business Transformation offering for real estate owners and users, a new service offering to help companies better manage the fast-paced change taking place across the real estate industry. Josh Herrenkohl has joined FTI Consulting as a Senior Managing Director and Real Estate Business Transformation Leader.

FTI Consulting’s Real Estate Business Transformation practice helps organizations navigate an evolving business environment characterized by significant and fast-paced disruption. The Business Transformation practice, which includes Technology and Operating Services, Analytics and Data Management Services, Financial Reporting and Accounting Managed Services, and Corporate Real Estate Strategy Services, works with organizations to help them adapt, thrive

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Aurora’s Transformation, Martha Stewart, Jay Glazer, G-Eazy, And More

A shortened week kicked off on Tuesday with news about Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) (TSX: ACB), naming Miguel Martin as its new CEO, and reporting its fourth quarter financial results of fiscal 2020.

During the last three months of this year, net revenue is expected to amount between $70 million and $72 million versus $75.5 million in the prior quarter. Aurora anticipates its cannabis net revenue to be between $66 million and $68 million, compared to $69.6 million in the previous three-month period.

Former CEO Michael Singer remains with the company as Executive Chairman. The team has “focused on building the infrastructure and capabilities necessary for a successful and diversified business,” as a part of its “business transformation,” Singer said.

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Pablo Zuanic maintained an Overweight rating on Aurora and reduced the price target from CA$29 ($22.02) to CA$17.50 ($13.29) due to the sequential decline in June

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MEGA accelerates business transformation with HOPEX IT Business Management

MEGA International, a global software firm providing enterprise architecture solutions, is releasing HOPEX IT Business Management, a new strategic planning solution to ensure IT projects are aligned with strategic business.

The solution helps accelerate business transformation by planning and aligning IT assets to key strategic business objectives, according to the vendor.

“HOPEX IT Business Management allows IT departments to manage both the day-to-day technology and proactively plan for future investments, ensuring the IT roadmap keeps pace with changing business objectives,” said Lucio de Risi, founder and CEO of MEGA.

 HOPEX IT Business Management creates a synergistic environment to support all stakeholders involved in digital business transformation by providing actionable insights for all business and IT stakeholders.

The solution demonstrates the immediate business value of IT projects for accelerated decision-making and faster time-to-value.

This new solution provides business architecture capability, application portfolio management, technology risk management, and a data glossary all

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