Trends & Concepts

Three CIO survival lessons: "Step up or step aside".

Three CIO survival lessons: “Step up or step aside”.

New research from Deloitte sheds light on essential advice that Chief Information Officers need to survive and thrive in these turbulent times.

Thingmonk 2017: our community is getting richer

Thingmonk 2017: our community is getting richer

I am not exactly a kaizen exponent. To be honest I don’t find the continuous improvement mindset easy or natural. But one area we are undoubtedly doing better every time is our diversity scholarship program for RedMonk events. I have been knocked out by the quality of the scholars yet again. So many lovely, smart […]

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

The digital transformation of learning: Social, informal, self-service, and enjoyable

Technology has long been used to improve how we learn, but today’s digital advances, particularly with social media, have taken learning in powerful new — and for some — entirely unexpected directions.

Socially-paranoid media:  where did it all go wrong? (rant)

Socially-paranoid media: where did it all go wrong? (rant)

What’s really happened to social media these days?  What used to be a fun place to share untethered banter, humor, intellectual conversation and debate, perhaps be a little risqué,  has degenerated into a stuffy medium for puffing up corporate brand mush, and regurgitating the same old bland insight we’re having pushed at us daily.  Every […]

Automation to displace 750,000 low skilled Indian jobs, but create 300,000 mid-high skilled jobs by 2022

Automation to displace 750,000 low skilled Indian jobs, but create 300,000 mid-high skilled jobs by 2022

A lot has changed in the last year… especially when it comes to automation: it has now become the broadly-accepted efficiency tool for cost leverage with operations. Every customer has RPA project managers and automation leads hungry for data, advice, and ideas. Every service provider has RPA embedded into their service delivery models, and every credible advisor has a practice […]