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  • Benefits of moving away from legacy systems
    Benefits of moving away from legacy systems There are still a lot of companies out in the wild that are continuing to have doubts and questions about having their existing infrastructure or applications moved from legacy systems to a cloud-based platform instead. The matter of cost is of course the largest benefit of cloud computing. …
  • Simple becomes Complex
    You bought that system either CRM/ERP/Build Management/Knowledge Base/ User Profiles, whatever, because it was SO EASY to use and then staff LOVED it. Let us fast forward, now it is still there, and draining your valuable resources (Just like windows PCs always need TLC). How long can you go on while your competitors who don’t …
  • Middle Management Crushing progress
    You might have seen Elan Musk advising to side-step hierarchy, walk away from unproductive meetings etc. It is so true, your middle managers stopped being productive but become resource managers with excel spread sheets. Here is a true story how your organization is becoming a place of politics and crushing progress despite efforts to promote …
  • SpaceX – A Tale of Two Strategies – Short Term Gain Vs InnovativeSuccess
    On May 30 SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched Crew Dragon’s second demonstration mission from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, and the next day docked to the International Space Station (ISS). This is the first private aircraft to take people to the Space Station. What makes this achievement even more remarkable is the fact that Falcon …
  • Will AI Take Over My Job?
    Will AI Take Over My Job? Talk of Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the last two years has grown exponentially such that it is hard to open a newspaper, or click on a newsfeed without witnessing yet another multimillion $$ takeover of a “deep-learning” startup by Google, Amazon or Microsoft to add to their growing databank …
  • Are You Afraid of AI?
    Are You Afraid of AI? After weeks of unrelenting bad news about AI and its seemingly imminent takeover and destruction of civilisation as we know it, the latest McKinsey report stating ‘We estimate that between 400 million and 800 million individuals could be displaced by automation and need to find new jobs by 2030 around the …
  • Digital Transformation and Legacy Systems – The Elephant in the Room
    The Elephant in the Room! Digital Transformation is a hot topic globally not least due to Covid19 instigated working from home but also for the obvious benefits, including cost reduction, becoming more agile in response to change demands, both customer and regulation driven e.g. GDPR. We all know it makes sense, but the proverbial elephant …
  • AI is NOT cutting jobs BUT creating them
    AI is NOT cutting jobs BUT creating them There is a popular myth about Artificial Intelligence, It will take jobs away and create lot of unemployment. However the situation is quite opposite. It is creating jobs. We have ear marked 5 positions for Q1 and Q2 2018, to work on our Artificial Intelligence offering under …
  • Legacy Systems – Can’t live with them and won’t live without them!
    From airlines to high street banks, system crashes are becoming an almost weekly occurrence. Despite what their PR might say, I can assure you that their legacy systems are at the root cause.  What are Legacy Systems? A legacy system is a technology that is out of date such that it represents an operational risk …
  • AI & Your Business in 2018
    AI & Your Business in 2018 As we approach the end of January we are well and truly into the new year. Sales and Marketing strategies have been finalised and signed off and budgets allocated at a departmental level. But have you given any consideration to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the part that it could …
  • Digital Transformation (A case study)
    Digital Transformation (A case study) Digital Transformation is a new buzz word but in reality it is made up of dozens of small processes in the organization that are automated. We are quite thrilled to stat Phase II of our Digital Transformation Tool – Phoenix. On the eve of the event, we ran through no …
  • Legacy systems not only ruin reputation but also could be costly mistake!
    Legacy systems not only ruin reputation but also could be costly mistake! Yet again another company fined for not doing proper job on legacy systems. “The settlement has been effected for an amount of US$75 million and is without admission of liability or wrongdoing of any kind by the parties,” Wipro said. In the last few months there are many instances, Lidl with €500 Mil and 5 years later, had to scrap …
  • Enough already – AI will not destroy the world!
    Enough already – AI will not destroy the world! AI (or Artificial Intelligence to those of you not in the know) is the best thing that could happenfor humans right now. Why? Well it’s simple. We either up our game or we might just fall by the wayside as a species, or worse still , …
  • What would you do in a downturn?
    What would you do in a downturn? “Globally, many economists and CFOs believe we are heading towards another set of economic downturns,” Val Sribar, a Gartner senior vice president, said in the keynote. (Florida 21st Oct) “If they’re right…how would you respond?”…..Well the recommended response is to cut and innovate. But which #CIO would have …
  • How can your business respond in a downturn?
    How can your business respond in a downturn? Even though global economists were predicting a possible downturn as early as last October no one could have envisioned the sharp shock to our survival and way of life that Covid-19 has brought over the last few months. According to the IMF as a result of the …