· Business Transformation: Four Hard-Won Lessons Business transformation is hard, says Oracle’s Douglas Kehring, executive vice president of corporate operations, which is why fewer than 20% of companies have succeeded in sustainably improving their business performance. What’s the #1 key to success? The executive mandate. CEOs must recognize “that only a new approach will dramatically improve the company’s performance” and insist upon reinvention, Kehring says.” What’s next on his list?
· Get Ready for the Hyperconnected City The “smart city” is so yesterday. Meet the new hyperconnected city—where advanced connectivity projects use AI, IoT, and other tech to improve public health and create unprecedented business opportunities. This according to a new study by research firm ESI ThoughtLab and sponsored by Oracle. But the survey did reveal the one way these cities are still unprepared.
· Software to Save the Earth Can software save the world? Yes, say these members of the team that developed the APEX-based the FABE mobile app.
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