What an IT career will look like in 5 years

If you sketched out how IT roles will change in the coming years, you’d likely envision tech roles maturing around emerging and high-value technologies, such as AI, data science, and the cloud, as well as a continuing focus on security across industries and business divisions. These topics frequently came up in our discussions with tech…

Humanizing the digital experience

Today’s digital business strategies come with a list of enticing expectations: improved process efficiency through automation, increased employee productivity, better management of business performance and new revenue streams, to name a few perks. But with all of the promises offered by digital strategy, there is one simple truth: “The people are the center of any…

3 fundamentals for supercharging your data strategy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — If data truly is among an enterprise’s greatest assets, CIOs must be able to produce tangible demonstrations of how all that information can be marshaled to advance the business. Or make employees more productive. Or improve the customer experience. Whatever the ultimate aim is, smart enterprises are developing full-fledged strategies to try…

9 dark secrets of low-code software development

The “low code” sales pitch is seductive. After all, who wants to spec out a months-long software project to be handled by a large team of expensive, opinionated developers when just a few or even a business user will do? The low-code movement that has been emerging, thanks to tools that offer intuitive interfaces for…

AI helps Land O' Lakes churn data into sales

When it comes to selling products, nothing quite gives an edge like knowing exactly where to target your sales efforts — and at what price. Thanks to the confluence of sophisticated data strategies and artificial intelligence, insights like these are fast becoming reality. Like many businesses, Fortune 500 dairy giant Land O’ Lakes is constantly…