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Customer experience

Infographic: The modern traveler's journey

Today’s travelers don’t want just a trip, they want an experience tailored to their every desire, with a few delightful surprises along the way. The data and technology exist to power these experiences. You just have to know how to use them. The infographic below will help you start using data to personalize traveler experiences.…

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Operational Excellence

How to ignite your company's digital transformation

The digital age has dramatically changed the relationship that companies have with their customers: armed with more information than ever before, customers are now in the driver’s seat. They decide who they’ll buy from, what they want to pay, and even what the product should be. It’s an enormous reversal from the days of “this…

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Workforce Solutions

4 Key questions to ask your IT talent provider

This will come as no surprise—it’s getting harder and harder to find qualified IT talent. The unemployment rate in the tech sector has reached an historic low at 1.3%1. And the situation is projected to get worse, creating a perfect storm for staffing in the IT industry. LinkedIn predicts that, by 2020, the technology, media…

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Customer experience

Data at the edge, vol. III: Enriched personalization

From Amazon to Facebook, today’s most ubiquitous digital brands got that way via personalization. Done correctly, consumers love it. In fact, the extent to which you personalize your customer experiences will determine the extent to which your customers trust, relate to, and engage with your brand as we move into the 2020s. So how can…

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Customer experience

Data at the edge, vol. II: Enriched business intelligence

Miracles have been performed, mountains have been moved and now your executives have easy access to the data they need to develop insightful organizational strategies. But do your business units and front-line workers have the data they need to execute on that strategy? Whether you’ve centralized your data or not, chances are you’ve identified places…

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Responsive Enterprise

What's new in financial services transformation?: With Jason Henrichs from Alloy Labs and the Breaking Banks podcast

Every now and then I get to talk with a leader who is so deeply knowledgeable one could say they are a tiny bit obsessed. Jason Henrichs has spent his career working on financial services, the relationship that people have with money, and the way that banking has evolved. His first job was with the…

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Customer experience

Data at the edge, vol. I: The right information in the right place at the right time

Having the right information at the right time empowers positive customer experiences, enables executives to make proactive decisions and allows employees to be more productive. To get data in the right place at the right time, however, your business units need a quick, reliable way to curate the information they need from the sources that…

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Customer experience

The modern traveler's journey: Powered by data and technology

In 2018—in the US alone—consumers spent $2.1 trillion on travel. As the buying power of Millennials and Gen Z expands and they increasingly crave new adventures over material possessions, that number is poised for growth. Knowing that today’s consumers are researching, booking and interfacing with brands in different ways, predominantly on mobile, companies are leveraging…

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Customer experience

Infographic: Move your data to the intelligent edge with Azure

What do we mean when we talk about moving data to the "intelligent edge?" At its core, we mean getting the right information in the right place at the right time. With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day, that task is far easier said than done for most companies. Fortunately, tools like Microsoft…

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Operational Excellence

Improve the quality of your QA program with the QA maturity model

Do you test your solutions only after they’re developed? Or do you include QA testing from the start and have it baked in through every phase of your development process? Most organizations fall somewhere between those two ends of the spectrum. And knowing where you fall is the key to moving toward the Agile, continuous…

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Editor's Picks

Why do companies struggle with digital transformation?

Companies of all sizes are faced with industry disruption, new technologies, and changing customer needs. Organizations with outdated…

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Operational Excellence

Leading people through forced change

When employees face disruptive change, they are often spurred on because there is a well-founded “why”—a justification for…

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Customer experience

So you have a journey map. Now what?

As organizations strive to become more customer-centric, journey mapping has become an integral tool to help organizations get…

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RPA in 2020

Mindless. Repetitive. Tedious. Necessary. Some of the most important functions in your business are cyclical, manual processes. Often…

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activate journey map

Activate your journey map

Why is activating a journey map difficult? As organizations digitally evolve and transform, every aspect of the customer journey is mapped. ...

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innovation at scale

Harnessing innovation at scale

Harnessing innovation can be painful and disruptive unless you turn an innovation process into part of your company’s everyday routine. ...

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Service Blueprinting

Service blueprinting explained

Work smarter. Not harder. How we do our work matters, especially in today’s business climate. When employees are productive and engaged, ...

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