The nature of Cloud has caused a fundamental shift in the way companies deploy new applications. Organisations no longer have to build new deployments in house and then face an uphill battle in deploying them on other platforms. It is now possible to develop on one platform and deploy to multiple environments without the need to reverse engineer applications.
Connecting brands with IT.
The digital experience is more important than ever, making up a much greater proportion of a consumer’s interaction with a brand, from discovery to transaction through to delivery and support of a product or service. Yet surprisingly 67% of CXOs from across industries admit they do not have an integrated digital business strategy, according to Gartner.
Immense progress is being made with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations – the most substantial trade agreement ever conceived for the Asia-Pacific region. The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is slated to be established this year. And, several maturing technologies have converged to catalyze a transformation across Asia that will lead to a new, hyperconnected future. With these changes new economic geographies are being formed. Thus, it is vital for Australian business leaders to consider new business models.