Four secrets to driving user adoption for digital transformation

Enterprises today understand the requirement to combat slow and low end-user adoption, especially when the solutions are intended to transform the way people work, as with new communications and collaboration tools. For years, Softchoice has been offering end-to-end, turnkey adoption services, helping businesses across North America unlock more value, quickly, from their key collaboration investments. […]

Why Acting Like You Were ‘Born in the Cloud’ is Key to Digital Transformation

There are two kinds of cloud enterprises. Those that are “born in the cloud” — have come into being without ever owning a data center. And those that are migrating to the cloud, piece by piece, with varying senses of urgency and speed.

Digital Transformation Trends 2019: Multicloud, IT Skills Gaps, Customer Experience, and AI Readiness

In 2019, Softchoice’s Innovation Executive Forum (IEF) is touring North American cities once again – learning first-hand how IT leaders are driving transformation and delivering outcomes in their organizations. To share these insights with you, we’re launching a new blog series. We will be posting regular summaries of the discussions that take place during these […]

Why Your IT Resourcing Needs to Evolve for Digital Transformation

There are few topics that seem more crucial to digital transformation than filling the IT skills gap. From investing in internal education and training programs to battling for fresh talent with perks, paychecks, and more purposeful work, IT leaders are tuned into the need for top talent. But recent studies reveal an alarming trend: The […]

What is Driving Today’s CIO? A Look Back to Go Forward

“A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey

Poised for Change. IT’s New Normal.

It’s a fact: the speed of business isn’t set to slow down anytime soon. As recent tech history has shown us, the digital transformation of business continues to move apace, as companies in virtually all sectors react to changing consumer demand and technological advancement. At our recent IEF event in Calgary, we gathered a group […]

Striking the Balance, Innovation versus Operational Excellence

Sometimes it’s tough to be a CIO. On one hand, the business wants transformative initiatives that speed-up time-to-market, automate core processes and improve connections with the customer. On the other, they insist that IT continue to “keep the lights on” at maximum efficiency. The IT leader must be dynamic – steering the organization’s adaptation to […]

Increasing the Pace of Innovation

The IT department of the past was like a hardware store. The business devised a new initiative. That initiative required tools and IT would provide them. Today, things have changed. Technology does much more than support the business in generating revenue – it’s a key part of the equation. In this world, the speed of […]

Innovating from Every Angle

The words “innovation” and “technology” form a natural combination. And so, many organizations leave the business of innovating at the feet of the IT department. It often falls on IT leaders keep the “technology watch,” remaining ever on the lookout for the next best thing in digital transformation.

How IT leaders help digital businesses thrive and survive in disruptive times

  Doing the impossible… Tackling the new and impossible was a theme emerging from our first CIO Table Talk event of 2017. From the magic trick of transforming data into a precious new revenue stream to defeating the unstoppable threat of ransomware – and everything in between – the IEF members had lots to share. […]