Today’s () technology movement is transformational and will require new leadership skills that are embracing of change. However, the key driver will not be technology along, but assuring the maturity of the right capabilities.
Companies committed to adopting will need to develop corporate strategies and governance policies that will require in-depth knowledge of the capabilities to assure expectations are in alignment with the promised value to their business partners.
Managing the challenge
The expectations for are astronomical with irrefutable results. You don’t have to look any further than your wrist to ask Siri what are the best Thai restaurants within a five-mile radius of my current location.
Technology leaders today are under more pressure to deliver business value that is enhanced with solutions than ever before. The culture change required to implement will be daunting. It will be challenging to acquire talent and address competing priorities for investment. The insistence that will eliminate jobs may be true at some future date. However, for the foreseeable future, companies will require vast number of people in both business and data analytics that can bridge business areas that are reliant on each other.
The challenge for technology leaders is to understand what are the capabilities of and how to manage the expectations for delivering value in their information management strategy. Too much emphases have been placed on developing big data solutions with () capabilities.
The problem with this emphases on is that there is an underlying assumption that is synonymous with . This could be no farther from the truth, depending on your definition of . Yes, is the foundation for , and a lot of advanced features have been developed with . However, the reality is that there is only so much you can accomplish with capabilities. […]