Blog Posts - Business Transformation



Why the CIO Is Essential to Digital Transformation

While 97% of businesses are taking on some digital initiatives, only 21% have implemented a company-wide digital transformation strategy, according to a recent survey from SAP and the Economist Intelligence Unit. The survey also found that the CIO is...
by CAI University on Dec 9, 2016

The Open Group Open Process Automation™ Forum

Recently, a new Forum commenced operation in The Open Group, the Open Process Automation™ Forum. This new Forum is focused on developing a standards-based, open, secure, interoperable process control architecture. The first Members Meeting of the F...
by The Open Group Blog on Dec 8, 2016

Using Apprenticeships to Develop Your IT Workforce: A Conversation with Andy Ruth

By The Open Group It’s no secret that the IT workforce is suffering from a skills gap. Not only are there not enough workers available to fill tech positions at many companies, but even the workers available may not possess … Continue reading...
by The Open Group Blog on Aug 9, 2016

The Open Group Austin 2016 Event Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group During the week of July 18th, The Open Group hosted over 200  attendees from 12 countries at the Four Seasons hotel on the beautiful banks of Lady Bird Lake … Contin...
by The Open Group Blog on Jul 28, 2016

The Open Group Launches the Open Business Architecture (O-BA) Preliminary Standard Part I to Support Business Transformation

The first release of a three part standard designed to improve alignment, governance and integration between the different aspects of business transformation projects The Open Group, the vendor-neutral IT consortium, has today launched the Open Busin...
by The Open Group Blog on Jul 18, 2016

Enterprise Architects “Know Nothing”: A Conversation with Ron Tolido

By The Open Group It has been well documented that the digital economy is sending many companies—not to mention industries— into a tailspin. Customer expectations, demands for innovation and a rapid change are creating an IT landscape that is not...
by The Open Group Blog on Jun 7, 2016

Keys to Enterprise Architecture Success

By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM Solutions and The Open Group South Africa Avoiding the perils on the way to successful Enterprise Architecture Enterprise architecture (EA) is more relevant today than ever before – considering the accelerating pa...
by The Open Group Blog on Jun 2, 2016

Ensuring Successful Enterprise Architecture by Following Kotter’s Eight Stage Journey

By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM Solutions and The Open Group South Africa These industry insights look at John Kotter’s eight stages of change management, and explore his timeless blueprint for effective change leadership. These change manag...
by The Open Group Blog on Apr 13, 2016

Ensuring Successful Enterprise Architecture by Following Kotter’s Eight Stage Journey

By Stuart Macgregor, CEO, Real IRM Solutions and The Open Group South Africa These industry insights look at John Kotter’s eight stages of change management, and explore his timeless blueprint for effective change leadership. These change manag...
by The Open Group Blog on Apr 13, 2016

The Open Group San Francisco 2016 Day Two Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Communications, The Open Group The Open Group CEO & President Steve Nunn kicked off the second day of The Open Group San Francisco event, “Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™”, with a warm greeting a...
by The Open Group Blog on Jan 29, 2016

The Open Group San Francisco 2016 Day Two Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Communications, The Open Group The Open Group CEO & President Steve Nunn kicked off the second day of The Open Group San Francisco event, “Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™”, with a warm greeting a...
by The Open Group Blog on Jan 29, 2016

The Open Group Baltimore 2015 Highlights

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group The Open Group Baltimore 2015, Enabling Boundaryless Information Flow™, July 20-23, was held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor. Over 300 attendees from 16 count...
by The Open Group Blog on Jul 28, 2015

The Onion From The Inside Out

By Stuart Boardman, Senior Business Consultant, Business & IT Advisory, KPN Consulting The Open Group Open Platform 3.0™ (OP3.0) services often involve a complex network of interdependent parties[1]. Each party has its own concept of the value...
by The Open Group Blog on Dec 30, 2014

The Open Group London 2014: Eight Questions on Retail Architecture

By The Open Group If there’s any vertical sector that has been experiencing constant and massive transformation in the ages of the Internet and social media, it’s the retail sector. From the ability to buy goods whenever and however you’d ̷...
by The Open Group Blog on Nov 14, 2014

The Open Group London 2014 Preview: Eight Questions on Retail Architecture

By The Open Group If there’s any vertical sector that has been experiencing constant and massive transformation in the ages of the Internet and social media, it’s the retail sector. From the ability to buy goods whenever and however you’d ̷...
by The Open Group Blog on Nov 14, 2014

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by I Am Infinite Eternal... on Oct 23, 2014

Brand Marketing of Standards

By Allen Brown, President and CEO, The Open Group Today everyone is familiar with the power of brands. Managed well, they can develop strong biases amongst customers for the product or service, resulting in greatly increased revenues and profits. Man...
by The Open Group Blog on Jun 24, 2014

Featured Expert: Arun Raghavan

Zintro expert Arun Raghavan has been consulting companies on business transformation, SSC’s and outsourcing over the past 15 years. His stints as an outsourcing specialist, program management consultant and business... Read More The post...
by Zintro Blog on May 27, 2014

What the C-Suite Needs to Prepare for in the Era of BYO Technology

By Allen Brown, President and CEO, The Open Group IT today is increasingly being driven by end-users. This phenomenon, known as the “consumerization of IT,” is a result of how pervasive technology has become in daily life. Years ago, IT … C...
by The Open Group Blog on Mar 11, 2014

How to Build a Smarter City – Join The Open Group Tweet Jam on February 26

By Loren K. Baynes, Director, Global Marketing Communications, The Open Group On Wednesday, February 26, The Open Group will host a Tweet Jam examining smart cities and how Real-time and Embedded Systems can seamlessly integrate inputs from various a...
by The Open Group Blog on Feb 20, 2014


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