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March 2017 -- Prepared by Zeus Kerravala

ZK Research defines digital transformation as the application of new technologies to create new business processes by leveraging the convergence of people, business and connected things. Digital innovation involves companies creating new products and services as well as transforming business operations, enabling organization to generate more revenue, lower costs and achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency to gain a sustainable competitive advantage in their markets.


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Automating IT operations will help departments do their jobs better
and faster, not put them out of work, says ServiceNow’s Pablo Stern

A couple of weeks ago someone asked me to define the term digital transformation. I didn’t want to give a long technical answer, so instead I gave the one word answer of “speed.” In the digital era, market leaders will be defined by which organization can adapt to market trends the fastest. This means the whole company must move with speed—business leaders need to make decisions fast, employees need to adapt to new processes quickly, and the IT department must make changes to the infrastructure with speed.

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Digital Healthcare Trends:

Paper health records lead to inefficiencies and big mistakes

There used to be a day you would go to the doctor when you were sick. The doctor would see you, examine and diagnose you, write out a prescription, hand it to you and send you on your way. If your doctor happened to be really busy and got distracted maybe he or she forgot that you had an allergy to something like penicillin and then wrote a prescription for something with it in it.

Of course, you don’t realize there is something wrong until you get the prescription back from the pharmacy and pull out the bottle to take a pill. It could be that the smell is overpowering or the color is distinctive. You know you are allergic and cannot have it and you wonder “how did this ever happen?” The reality is that this happens all the time. The rate at which this occurs used to be a lot higher, but it still happens. Also, it’s not limited to just doctor visits. It happens in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, doctor’s offices, pharmacies and in the home. Paper medical records are archaic, disconnected and not convenient for sharing information.

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Notes From the Field:

For those who haven’t seen it, there’s a lot to love about the newest phone from Samsung. Whether it’s the new Infinity Display that seems to go on forever, the DEX docking station that turns your phone into a desktop computer, the incredible Virtual Reality experience, or the rapid wireless charging that replenishes your phone’s battery in minutes, it’s easy to see why the Samsung Galaxy S8 and 8+ will be two of the hottest devices this year.

I’ve admittedly had occasional dalliances with Samsung, yet I always come back to the Apple iPhone. While the rumors associated with the iPhone 8 sound incredible, It’s hard to argue with the growing belief that Samsung, with the Galaxy S8, has finally leapfrogged Apple— offering the best mobile phone on the market. In fact, after evaluating the Samsung Galaxy S8, Zach Epstein from BGR wrote that while he’s waiting for the iPhone 8 to be released, “Using my iPhone for the next 6 months is really going to suck.” (Click here for the full article).

Why do people stay with the iPhone instead of upgrading to a superior phone?

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