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Posts by Karen Bader

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“A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey
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When we talk about Digital Transformation, three key topics always come to the fore: optimizing IT investments, enabling end users, and IT agility. On a granular level, these three factors form an axis of issues companies must deal with when making the digital leap. At our recent roundtable dinner in Boston, we sat down with […]
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During a recent IEF roundtable dinner in New York City, we met with a number of IT professionals for a wide-ranging discussion about the changing nature of human resources in the digital era. The evening started off with a robust discussion about the competitive nature of today’s workplaces, and the subsequent “war for talent” organizations […]
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Put people first. If there’s one thing we learned over the course of our IEF dinner in Halifax, that would be it. As part of our ongoing series into the what’s new in IT, we invited IT professionals from Nova Scotia’s capital to discuss where they’re at, where they see things going, and what they […]
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Digital Transformation. At its base, we know what the term means. What isn’t always as clear, is what Digital Transformation actually means in practice, to the companies making the transition. It isn’t enough for the C-suite executives at the top of the tower to say, “We need to be digital”, or, “We need to be […]
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There’s nothing like Digital Transformation to separate those in the digital “know”, from those whose who simply, well, don’t know. As companies make the leap, closing the gap on legacy assets, (think: long-standing employees, cumbersome old IT, analog data storage systems, etc.) can pose a massive challenge. A recent IEF dinner in Washington DC, the […]
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Innovation Executive Forum | January 14, 2019 by Karen Bader
Remember when only “tech” companies sold or dealt with, technology? Thanks to digital transformation, those days are long in the past. Today, it doesn’t matter if you’re selling healthcare, laptops, oil & gas or blue jeans, every company can be considered a tech company. Recently, we gathered a group of Seattle-based senior IT leaders for an in-depth […]
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Innovation Executive Forum | December 4, 2018 by Karen Bader
It’s a fact: the speed of business isn’t set to slow down anytime soon. As recent tech history has shown us, the digital transformation of business continues to move apace, as companies in virtually all sectors react to changing consumer demand and technological advancement. At our recent IEF event in Calgary, we gathered a group […]
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Innovation Executive Forum | November 13, 2018 by Karen Bader
Digital transformation is doing more than putting Information Technology departments front and center – its turning companies, virtually all of them, into technology companies. Regardless of product, service or market, changing consumer demand and an evolved business landscape means smart companies are recognizing that technology has moved from a business support tool to a business […]
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Innovation Executive Forum | November 13, 2018 by Karen Bader
Sometimes it’s tough to be a CIO. On one hand, the business wants transformative initiatives that speed-up time-to-market, automate core processes and improve connections with the customer. On the other, they insist that IT continue to “keep the lights on” at maximum efficiency. The IT leader must be dynamic – steering the organization’s adaptation to […]
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Cloud | February 13, 2017 by Karen Bader
The original version of this post was contributed by Rachel Dines, Director of Product Marketing at CloudHealth Technologies. and featured on the CloudHealth Tech Blog. Amazon Web Services (AWS) started what I like to refer to as the “Cloud Gold Rush” in 2006. They began offering storage at a monthly rate of 15 cents per GB, and compute […]
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Cloud | November 16, 2016 by Karen Bader
Traditional IT – while continuing to innovate and bring new technology to the business – is not able to keep up with the rapid pace of change and innovation happening within the business. As a result, organizations are searching beyond traditional IT for new ways to increase agility, improve time to market, and more flexible […]

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