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Prepare for the Age of the Customer

124579-Consumer__Spri_selected-pages.pngYour customers, both businesses and consumers, want things faster, better, cheaper, and with a higher degree of service. If you can’t give it to them, someone else can. Fortunately, technology makes it easier for you to know what they want and deliver it. More customer engagement across business activities ultimately results in a better customer experience. This is the age of the customer.


Check out the Business Value Exchange to download a new whitepaper from Forrester Research on one of the key business drivers of the New Style of IT: Customer Engagement. 

CIOs and the New Style of IT

World-in-a-mobile-642x301.jpgTwo articles on the role of the CIO in the New Style of IT caught our eye last month. In one report, Business Value Exchange community manager Helen Beckett sums up a poll taken at the CIO Summit held in conjunction with HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona. The summary of the findings holds that business relevance is causing a shift from traditional Systems of Record to more dynamic Systems of Engagement.


For good measure, Helen also captured the responses of the same poll questions from HP CEO Meg Whitman. In this post, we summarize both articles, and direct you to the Business Value Exchange. 

Industry Talk: A Q&A with new HP Enterprise Services Energy Leader, Joe Pennacchia

Pennacchia.jpg We sat down with Joe Pennacchia, recently named Energy Leader in the Americas for HP Enterprise Services,  to get his views on the energy industry. Find out what he had to say about the top IT priorities for the industry and what keeps CIOs up at night in our Q&A with Joe.

HP Enterprise Services Twitter Chat: Chaos vs. Control , Information Governance

Does the idea of information governance make your organization feel like you are being hit by another polar vortex? Join HP Enterprise Services for a Twitter chat on Tuesday, January28th from 12-1 p.m. CT. Come join the conversation by using the hashtag #HPESchat


What’s all this about the New Style of IT?

Andy screen clip3.JPGThought leaders from HP, Jim ‘Coop’ Cooper (Distinguished Technologist) and J.D. Dettling (Chief Technologist) discussed “What’s all this about the New Style of IT,” in a video recorded at HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona.


In their discussion they cover a new world where cloud, security, big data, and mobility all converge to interconnect customers, citizens, communities, partners, and suppliers.


Watch this short discussion, filmed on the show floor.

Forecasting better Oil & Gas Results

Improved forecasting improves results, and can help increase production rates and optimize costs.  The science of forecasting cuts across multiple disciplines and industries, and requires an understanding of how to determine the difference between causality and correlation.  Knowing how to properly capture, analyze, and use this data makes the difference between using forecasts successfully and impacting business performance due to poor forecasts.

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Resolutions and Enterprise IT Trends for 2014

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See what happens when HP Thought Leaders discuss 2014 Enterprise IT trends and essential questions (Security, Wearables, Dark Data) live on Twitter. Read a recap of the chat that occurred Tuesday, Jan. 14th, 2014.

Right-sizing data for employee empowerment

discover13_LithiumCommunities_banner_205x150.pngDid you miss HP Discover in Barcelona? Fret not. HP Fellow Mateen Greenway talks with Technology Strategist Keiran McCorry about the solutions you can deploy today to make sure your employees are getting the right data to stay productive. Recorded live at HP Discover, these HP experts chatted briefly about empowering your employees through better data analysis and tools.


In the video conversation McCorry mentions how HP has developed a tool—HP in Context Analytics—that recognizes participants in a discussion and identifies and connects to relevant resources, such as documents and people, while they are being discussed.


Check out this glimpse into what they had to say. 

HP Enterprise Services Twitter Chat: 2014 IT Resolutions

Have you made your 2014 IT Resolutions? Join HP Enterprise Services for a Twitter chat on Tuesday, January14th from 12-1 p.m. CT. Come join the conversation by using the hashtag #HPESchat


During the chat, HP thought leaders will discuss enterprise IT trends for 2014.  The panel will also discuss the following:


    • Enterprises continue to struggle with the consumerization of IT. What can they do in 2014 to address this?
    • Will enterprises finally benefit from the true potential of cloud in 2014?
    • Can cloud computing help CIOs remain relevant?
    • What impact will the rest of the C-suite (CFO, CMO, CSO, etc.) have on enterprise IT?
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