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On the 2nd November, members of the Expo team (Rhodri Stone, James Stevens, Terence Smith, Roger Liu, Jennifer Barden, Fabian Saverimuttu and Kathryn Best) braved the cold weather to compete in the Nuclear Races: Fallout. This is an intense 12km course stretching across farmland, woodland, lakes and bogs, which included a significant amount of mud and 150 obstacles!
Digital Transformation (DX) is primarily a people thing, technology is second!
DX is not a one-off project, change needs to become a cultural norm. It's a commitment to embark on a DX journey, a bottomless fuel tank of continual change, the route unknown, but the destination is categorically value creation. You need to be restless, and adopt a constant dissatisfaction with the status quo. If DX was approached as a one-off project, I would be sceptical of the success of such a project!
Which Technologies? - Don't build your house on quicksand!
You must have the right Digital Transformation (DX) infrastructure in place before you start to play at the application layer.
The three pillars of DX:
Who is best placed to lead the Digital Transformation (DX) project? - One person cannot deliver the project... but one person can wreck it!
The project leader must be a well-respected individual within the organisation, and must have executive support from a board director, ideally a CFO, CIO, COO or CTO, although there are potential flaws with all:
The role of the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is to help the Public Sector save money when buying common goods and services. The commercial agreements (frameworks) that the CCS have with suppliers ensures these goods and services are of high quality and great value.
For more information read the press release here.
Yesterday we hosted our latest event at The Ritz; this time around, the theme was how to deliver SD-WAN the 'right way' to meet business demands. Our Managing Director Mukesh Bavisi kicked things off, attempting to cut through any misconception our attendees had about SD-WAN, and explaining what our Managed Secure SD-WAN is - and what we can deliver.
Last Friday we hosted our very first Exponential-e Cricket Challenge Cup (sponsored by Custodian360) in aid of charity. And unlike the debacle at Old Trafford last week, this cricket match was a splendid success! (Unless any Aussies are reading this, of course.)
In 2019, most organisations are adopting a multi-Cloud strategy to meet their particular requirements. Using two or more Cloud services gives organisations more freedom and flexibility; but it also means having multiple Clouds to monitor and manage.