Technology leaders’ agenda

To strategically transform, leaders need to deliver tech at speed, innovate at scale and put humans at the center.

The importance of committing to a definitive cloud strategy

In this episode of the EY Microsoft Tech Directions podcastwe discuss the various cloud adoption strategies.

 

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The pressure is on technology leaders – chief information officers, chief technology officers and chief data officers – to strategically enable their organizations’ ambitions and quickly bring their transformation visions to life. Successful leaders already know data is the currency of the digital age. They are now bringing a data-centric approach to every decision, innovation and experience. They’re investing in next-generation analytics and AI to unlock more of data’s value for all stakeholders. Here are six actions to focus on:

  • Embed data centricity and adopt next-gen analytics

    Very few organizations are truly data-centric, but many are working to get there by shifting resources to fill their gaps in data in analytics. “A data-centric organization uses data as a shared asset to create intelligence and insights for its customers and stakeholders, and to continuously improve its operating model as well as products and services,” says Beatriz Sanz Saiz, EY Global Consulting Data and Analytics Leader. To drive data centricity, explore use cases aligning to corporate strategy to improve visibility, and reduce risks while creating value in the process. Architect and build a technology foundation to address shortfalls resulting from the sheer volume of data and steep integration requirements.

    How data fabric can help companies level the AI playing field

    Data fabric can help companies accelerate their transformation journey and take a major step forward to improve competitive standing.

    18 Oct 2021

    Seven strategic pillars of a leading business data fabric

    Data fabric can unlock insights from across the data-driven enterprise.

    1 Nov 2021

    The Board Imperative: How can trusted AI unlock long-term value?

    If your organization aims to create sustainable value for society, as a board member, it’s your role to build and safeguard trust in AI.

    19 Apr 2021

  • Invest in the four foundational technologies — cloud, data & analytics, AI & ML and IoT

    Cloud, data and analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), and the Internet of Things (IoT) together constitute the foundation for a successful digital transformation. Select the right technology stack – based on sector priorities and near- and long-term strategic objectives – to meet transformation needs. Then identify the right use cases for technology investments in skills and tools to support transformation vision.

    How digital platforms can support your transformation journey

    Dedicated digital platforms can offer significant benefits by helping organizations accelerate their transformation journey.

    3 Aug 2021

  • Change as fast as your consumers

    Preferences are changing fast and enterprises are having to adapt to volatile shifts in consumer demand. Investing in the right data analytics and technologies to better understand customers’ needs is critical, but companies also need to shift their mindset to succeed. Commit to innovation and new product development to improve customer centricity and build consumer trust by establishing governance measures for the ethical deployment of technology.

    Future Consumer Index: People are reconnecting with their deeper values

    Consumers are looking to simplify their lives, says the EY Future Consumer Index. Reaching them will be more complex for brands now. Learn more.

    17 Mar 2022

  • Nurture ecosystem partnerships to accelerate and maximize value

    Ecosystems play a critical role in accelerating transformation and maximizing value. When aligned to an organization’s specific needs, they allow access to a wide portfolio of technology tools and relevant talent to support transformation. Choose the right ecosystem business model to reduce risk and improve the value of interactions with participants.

    The CEO Imperative: How mastering ecosystems transforms performance

    Ecosystem business models are enhancing performance, accelerating innovation and driving transformational growth for organizations.

    24 Jan 2022 Greg Sarafin

    Seven business models for creating ecosystem value

    We identify seven distinct ecosystem business models that companies are using to drive growth and create value for common customers.

    1 Dec 2021 Greg Sarafin

    How building your tech ecosystem fuels innovation and growth opportunities

    CIOs are making these considerations to create alliances with a subset of strategic suppliers.

    8 Oct 2021 Greg Sarafin

  • Make strategic moves in the race for talent

    Tech-enabled transformation can be delayed by talent and culture struggles. Develop the visibility to understand current and future skills gaps and use “build, buy and borrow” talent interventions accordingly. To support this approach, implement a holistic digital talent strategy to upskill, retain existing staff and attract necessary talent. Be proactive with change management and adopt new employee experiences to address technology-related changes. 

    Has technology bridged the physical divide?

    In the past year, technology has enabled a seismic shift in how we work. Yet, its transformative effects on the workforce are far from over.

    14 May 2021

  • Manage risk and maintain trust among stakeholders

    Advanced technologies introduce new demands on security, in addition to those of existing infrastructure. Deploying in a cloud environment raises new concerns of business interruption and valuable data protection. If customers and business partners don’t trust your technology, they simply won’t use it. Maintain resiliency and visibility with your stakeholders by adopting a risk-optimization mindset across your technology portfolio.

    What is intelligence without trust?

    We explore five key areas that can help business leaders build trust, even as AI continues to transform businesses.

    11 Apr 2019

Tech Horizon Survey

In this edition of our bi-annual Tech Horizon research, completed in Q4 of 2021, we present a vision of data centricity as an insight engine that unlocks the value of operational, customer and market data. We then present a pragmatic approach to deploying the technology foundation that will support the new data world.

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How EY helps orchestrate ecosystems of value

EY orchestrates ecosystems for our clients, helping create long-term value, transform business models and drive innovation.

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EY recognized for Microsoft services

EY was named a leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Microsite Business Applications Services in Q4 2022.

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EY awarded five 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards

Our 2021 accolades include two Global Advisory Services Partner of the Year Awards.

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