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The art of transitioning from Outdated to Innovative: Top Articles on Business Value Exchange

Depending on your industry, market, company size and makeup, your key strategic concerns can vary widely. But there is no doubt that the shift in technology will affect how you operate and participate. The three articles below—from the Business Value Exchange—address concerns across the board:

  • Increasing revenue … and doing so in the public sector with the help of Cloud
  • Empowering employees … while considering BYOD and “consumerization” trends
  • Competing effectively … looking at use cases and using the science of the New Style of IT

 

CIO summit.JPGCIO Summit: The Final Word

The HP CIO Summit in Barcelona gathered leading CIOs throughout Europe to discuss the changing role of IT and brainstorm better ways to drive business results. This video highlights key takeaways and includes insights about IT transformation, IT as a strategic tool, cloud, and much more.

 

 

personal ecosystem.JPGEvolution of the Personal Ecosystem 

Being the most powerful disruptive technology change, mobility has a dramatic impact on enterprise IT organization. However, as Cato Furum, General Western Europe Chief Technologist for HP Enterprise Services, explains, “Mobility and the evolution of mobile technologies has also had a profound impact on how we, as individual consumers, think about consuming services and content.” Cato analyzes the evolution of personal ecosystem: From “enterprise-dictated” to “technology-enabled,” and shares insights from a WSJ CIO Journal article The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions.

 

 

4G.JPGG-Cloud 4: Going in the Right Direction

Vincent Rousselet, a Fellow of the British Computer Society and of the Strategic Planning Society, discusses the latest and current iteration of the CloudStore known as G-Cloud 4. The program showed a remarkable success reflected in the year-on-year growth in revenues—a 10-fold increase for the first six-month period of the year between 2012/13 and 2013/14—£3.5 million to £35.3 million. “This represents about 4 percent of the UK Public sector spend – a pretty significant level for a channel that did not exist two years ago,” Vincent explains. 
 
According to Vincent, there are three key trends at play: Change in perception of the ‘cloud first’ policy of the Cabinet Office; the fact that the buyers in the public sector are getting more sophisticated; and some public sector bodies (such as the Newcastle Primary Care Trust) appearing as cloud vendors on the portal.

 

About the Business Value Exchange

The Business Value Exchange is an editorial website that focuses on presenting different perspectives on challenges faced by senior business and IT leaders, to help them drive more successful business outcomes. Specifically, the site aims to foster discussion and idea exchange around the topics of how IT enables business initiatives like Employee Empowerment, Customer Experience, Citizens Engagement, Business Innovation and Mergers and Acquisitions.

 The site is produced by editorial professionals at IDG, in collaboration with HP Enterprise Services.

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