Today, many affiliate the word “smart” with technology – smart phones, smart TVs, smart homes, etc. - but is infusing the latest technology in all aspects of life necessarily the smart thing to do? Not always. What is smart is to understand what your highest priorities are and invest in those areas to make improvements that produce maximum results. When you then incorporate technology, it is smart to do it in a way that allows you to leverage it for other purposes. More...

Digital transformation success requires anticipating and accommodating change in every area of the organization, including the architecting of IT solutions that run the business and drive digitalization. In fact, evolution is part of the definition of architecture in the ISO/IEC 42010:2011 standard. Change also is a predominant concept in modern software development approaches such as agile and DevOps. More...

Across industries, digitalization is changing the way organizations do business. In the utilities industry, new business models are emerging, many of which are closely linked to the pressing need to embrace a low carbon economy. This shift is driving changes in demand, caused by increased electrification, and in production, with more renewable energy generation. Consumers are becoming energy suppliers and some independent organizations are even building-out their own power assets. More...

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