digital transformation

How Can I Prepare My Business For Digital Transformation?

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In the digital age, businesses that fail to adapt may struggle or even fall behind. Globally, more than two-thirds of executives plan to invest in some form of digital transformation in 2020. In North America, this number rises to 80%. Digital transformation is a complex undertaking with an extensive…
data strategy framework

Data Strategy Framework: a 7-Step Guide

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It is estimated that industries produce 2.5 quintillions of data each day. Data is one of the biggest assets for your company, but data alone cannot provide value. To unlock its true value, you need a strategy in place. But...what is a data strategy? A data strategy is the process by which you…
it strategy

An 8-Step Guide to an Effective IT Strategy

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In the modern world, an effective IT strategy is a necessity for every business, no matter its size or industry. In order to be competitive in today's market, businesses need to have a strong IT infrastructure that facilitates and enhances every task and operation. However, despite the universal acknowledgment…
it systems

7 Ways Outdated IT Systems are Slowing your Company’s Growth

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The IT industry is constantly changing, and this means that businesses of every size and scope need to keep up with the latest technologies in order to stay competitive. If your business’s IT infrastructure is falling behind, then you are risking losing out on new opportunities and making it harder…
fractional cio

What Is A “Fractional” CIO?

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CIO career roles are expected to rise by a whopping 32 percent by 2028. In 2020, according to Enterprises Project's job guide, CIOs will be among the highest-paid technology experts in the consulting sector. Once a company grows to a certain level, balancing…
it strategy roadmap

How to Create an IT Strategy Roadmap

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In today's digital world, it is more important than ever for businesses to take advantage of the opportunities that an effective IT system can provide. Unfortunately, there are far too many small and medium-sized businesses who find themselves lagging behind, either because they feel like they don't…
business strategies for a successful covid-19 exit

4 Important Business Strategies for a Successful Covid-19 Exit

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There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on businesses around the world. For some industries, survival has meant changing their business model while other industries have found themselves operating in incredibly uncertain markets. Not all businesses have been lucky enough to…
top erp systems

Top 5 ERP Systems For Your Business In 2021

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The business world is changing. With globalization and increasing competition, companies are finding they need to update their technology to keep up with the times. One of the ways that they can do this is by purchasing enterprise resource planning software (ERP). ERPs offer a variety of features that…
cybersecurity

3 Critical Steps To Ensure Your Business Is Cyber Secure

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Modern businesses have become more and more reliant on technology, but this reliance has come at a cost. The use of the internet for every aspect of our business operations means that cyber-attacks and data breaches are an ever-present threat. In the UK, small businesses are targeted with an estimated…
fractional cto bailey & associates

What is a “fractional” CTO? 

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A pre-COVID era report from Gartner revealed that investing in tech was a top business priority for executives and that 56% of CEOs shared that digital interventions had increased their bottom lines. Yet as the pandemic continues to transform the business and working landscape, the role of…