Driving Business Value Through IT Transformation Master Class

first_imgWith the global economy seeing early signs of recovery, businesses are now looking at IT to create value and become more agile to create differentiation in a highly competitive marketplace.For IT organizations, this creates a real challenge. We are dealing with the perpetual necessity to cut costs whilst balancing the need to invest in emerging technologies and innovative ways to augment the IT value chain. It seems, however, there is a simple answer: ‘Software-Defined’ with ‘No Limits’!With VMworld Europe concluding today, you can expect a catalyst of momentum around how software is empowering IT to break down walls, demolish barriers and reveal the opportunities ahead.To celebrate and examine this concept in more detail, the Financial Times asked EMC and VMware to record a short video series on the key elements of how to drive business value through IT Transformation. Over the next few weeks we will release a total of five videos, each addressing an area to cover when considering a transformation.  To follow the series, bookmark this blog!Chapter One – Drivers for IT Transformation In the first of this series of master-class videos, we explore how the convergence of cloud, big data and mobile technology is driving IT transformation across businesses.With traditional business models being disrupted by these new technologies, senior technologists from EMC and VMware discuss why, despite pressures from the business for IT organizations to cut operational costs and address the burden of legacy IT applications and infrastructure, changing business expectations in a recovering economy are creating a phenomenal opportunity for organizations to create first mover advantage – if IT can keep pace with the business.Coming soon:Chapter 2: Transforming Your Infrastructure and Delivering a Well Run Hybrid CloudChapter 3: Transforming the Operating Model and enabling the Software Defined EnterpriseChapter 4: Transforming Applications and preparing for the Third PlatformChapter 5: Partnering to Enable Successful Transformationslast_img read more

COVID-19: Serie A fixes restart date

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Serie A has announced it intends to resume competition on June 13, with Italy’s top-flight clubs set to return to group training from Monday.Like the rest of Europe, Italy’s top flight has been on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic but with the country emerging from lockdown after in excess of 30,000 deaths, football’s return is now on the horizon. Clubs voted on the June 13 date, which still requires government approval.A statement from Serie A confirmed: “Regarding the resumption of sporting activity, the date of June 13 June for the resumption of the championship was indicated, in accordance with government decisions and in accordance with the medical protocols for the protection qq wasof players and all professionals.”Clubs will be permitted to resume contact training from Monday but a new medical protocol is in place which means that even if one club employee tests positive for COVID-19, the entire club will have be quarantined for 15 days.The Premier League is currently working on plans to return under the banner of Project Restart, while the Bundesliga is set to make a return this coming weekend.The French top flight’s season was cancelled and PSG declared champions – while in Holland, the Eredivisie season was also concluded but no champion was anointed with Ajax and AZ Alkmaar joint top of the table. Serie A has been suspended since March 9.Juventus is currently on top of the table after 26 games played, one point ahead of Lazio.Tags: COVID-19ItalyResumptionSerie Alast_img read more