Digital business management

  • August 26, 2015 26 Aug'15

    Platform business model enters online food ordering fray

    The Cookie Dining debuts a platform business model designed to outcompete established rivals by offering real-time payment, lower commissions and analytics. It will have to grow fast to do that.

  • July 28, 2015 28 Jul'15

    Mobile payment methods come of age

    Cattle, grain, shells, metal coins, paper bills, plastic cards. Don't see a pattern? Look again: All of them were or are forms of payment, and all of them are mobile. Mobile device technology-enabled payments are simply the latest, natural ...

  • July 24, 2015 24 Jul'15

    Open source, adaptable infrastructure key to Etsy platform business model

    How does Etsy keep its platform business model in tune? Deploying up to 60 code changes a day is par for the course.

  • July 24, 2015 24 Jul'15

    The platform business model: An introduction

    Airbnb does it; Uber does it. What about your organization? Sangeet Paul Choudary lays out the fundamentals of the platform business model.

  • July 24, 2015 24 Jul'15

    Sony bets on Drones as a Service

    Sony is launching a new Drones as a Service business unit that uses its image sensor technology. CIOs should prepare themselves for this growing market, experts say. Also in Searchlight: Hackers disable Jeep on highway; adultery website gets hacked.

  • July 20, 2015 20 Jul'15

    Five 'platform dichotomies': Challenges of a platform strategy

    A successful platform strategy can make or break a company in today's digital era, said Accenture's CTO at the MIT Platform Strategy Summit. He listed the five big challenges companies face as they shift to a platform business model.

  • July 10, 2015 10 Jul'15

    McCormick spices up food market with digital platform business

    Former McCormick CIO Jerry Wolfe talks about his role as CEO of the spice company's new tech spinoff and why a digital platform is so essential to reaching today's foodies.

  • June 30, 2015 30 Jun'15

    Systems of engagement are ground zero for digital transformation

    "Crossing the Chasm" author Geoffrey Moore has developed a framework on how to talk digital investments with the business: The Data Mill reports.

  • June 26, 2015 26 Jun'15

    Uber's new data privacy policy suggests privacy is dead

    Uber's new data privacy policy strains privacy even more. What does it say about today's privacy expectations? Also in Searchlight: Facebook's faceless facial recognition; Google's "undo send" feature.

  • June 25, 2015 25 Jun'15

    Cognitive robotic process automation poised to disrupt knowledge worker market

    KPMG’s Cliff Justice lays out a vision for the future with the work of 110M to 140M knowledge workers handled by cognitive robotics technology.

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    Digital disruption boosts board members' acclaim for the CIO role

    Board members who subscribe to the idea that 'every business is a technology business' put a spotlight on the CIO role.

  • June 16, 2015 16 Jun'15

    Digital unleashes new competitive threats, forcing CIOs to take charge

    CIOs from State Street and DHL Express discuss how the competitive landscape has changed and how strategic partnerships are enabling innovation.

  • June 03, 2015 03 Jun'15

    The future of IoT: New priorities and paradigms

    For Mike Heim, CIO of Whirlpool, delivering Clothespin, a system that connects laundry machines to smartphones and equipment service providers, wasn't just about cutting-edge technology; he also needed to work closely with various business functions...

  • May 29, 2015 29 May'15

    Google takes off the gloves with Android Pay

    At Google I/O, the search giant unveiled Android Pay, a mobile payments platform that promises a better customer experience. The pressure's on for CIOs. Also in Searchlight: other news from Google I/O; Cortana will be available on iPhone and Android.

  • April 16, 2015 16 Apr'15

    The digital effect on BPM systems

    Business processes have changed radically in the past decade, with rapid developments in cloud, social networking, mobile and analytics driving today's businesses to transform into digital companies. This requires just as radical a transformation in...