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As the population of Southeast Asia grows exponentially, so does the reliance on smartphones and the Internet. This expansion of ecommerce is proving irresistible to the major technology players, which are jockeying for position at the top. This leaves little room for smaller players in banking, retail, transportation, and other services. Enterprises from Southeast Asia need to catch up with technological advancements and plan for the future as digitization becomes a top priority.
In this on-demand webinar, you'll discover the challenges and pitfalls associated with adopting design thinking and learn how to overcome these challenges in your organization.
In this episode of The Cutter Pod, Cutter Consortium Fellow Rob Austin talks about — and tells stories of — the impact that a once-unimaginable volume of data flowing around via the web can have on organizations and individuals, and he offers advice to business technology leaders about how they can manage both the positive and negative consequences.
HBS Professor and Cutter Fellow Karim Lakhani highlights how a small number of “hub firms,” such as Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Microsoft, are dominating and disrupting traditional businesses by leveraging their network-based strength to gain market share. Lakhani offers advice on competing with these hub firms and laments the need to examine future prospects in the context of the hub economy.
As we do each year, we asked Cutter’s team of experts to weigh in on some of the technologies, trends, and strategies that will truly make waves in the months to come. We hope the articles in this issue of Cutter Business Technology Journal help clarify your organization’s path forward in today’s digital economy.
Dean Crowley and Oliver Browne stress the importance of the adoption of an industry-wide ontological standard within the financial industry. They believe this will prove useful for streamlining the reporting process and enabling an improved customer experience. The authors also feel that those organizations using an ontology will secure a competitive advantage over those who choose not to adopt one.
Data governance, although not a new practice, is more critical than ever, according to Cutter Senior Consultant Claude Baudoin. A recent increase in privacy breaches, Internet of Things (IoT) data generation, and data residency challenges enforces the urgency to prioritize and address vulnerabilities and formulate a governance plan to responsibly manage enterprise data.
Cutter Senior Consultant Balaji Prasad takes a broad look at the enterprise in 2018. He believes the enterprise is comprised of a core platform — the sum of multiple components. Some of the components that might play a role in the success of the enterprise include APIs, business architecture, agility, and “a return to the roots — to the people side.”