Interviews

Using digital body language to transform applications

Chris Leone and Steven Woods of Oracle forecast how digital body language, mobile form factors, and the cloud will reshape enterprise applications.

Integration-ready applications

Pat Garrehy of Rootstock Software forecasts how integration-ready applications will enable users to create their own interfaces to fit their work.

User mindsets are driving the future of applications

Jonathan Becher, Rishi Diwan, and Sami Muneer of SAP describe how they use design thinking to understand user mindsets and tap into new sources of value creation.

The convergence of mobile, cloud, and desktop apps

Sam Liu of Partnerpedia explains how the world of mobile and cloud apps will converge with the world of desktop apps.

Why apps are adjusting to the user

Isaac Sacolick of McGraw Hill Construction explains how personalized apps create business value.

Elevating user experience

Bill Murphy of Blackstone describes why the user experience is an underappreciated critical success factor.

Enabling the end-to-end retail experience

Dominic Morea of First Data shares how the future of the retail industry is going beyond the transaction.

Creating the health feed

Walter De Brouwer of Scanadu forecasts how advances in sensing will give access to our personal health feed and transform healthcare.

Becoming a service company

Macario Namie of Jasper Wireless explains how to capitalize on the Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities.

Digitizing product use

Jim Ingrassia of Konica-Minolta shares how digitizing the use of its products was a source of competitive advantage.

Aligning customer and enterprise goals

Fred Cripe shares how Internet of things will shift the insurance business from loss compensation to loss control by helping customers achieve their goals.

Augmenting reality

Daan Roosegaarde, an artist and an innovator, shares the importance of merging physical and digital realities into seamless, intuitive experiences.

Creating a platform

Laura Merling and John Musser of Alcatel-Lucent share how enterprises can use APIs to create platforms from existing assets to unlock new value.

Tapping value in information

David Zanca and Thomas Wicinski of FedEx Services describe how FedEx is a connected enterprise and provides digital access to its services on the customer’s terms.

The rising value of linked information

Mark Noworolski and Peter Leiser of Streetline detail how they are transforming the parking ecosystem with cloud, mobility, and analytics technologies using RESTful APIs.

The digital indirect channel

Why APIs are of strategic importance to all businesses: Technology forecast: PwC

Getting into the customer’s context

Devon Biondi of Mashery details how APIs allow businesses to engage with customers in their context.

APIs: An architecture for speed at AT&T

John Donovan, Sanjay Macwan and Jacob Feinstein of AT&T detail how the API program is a driver of speed in their innovation efforts.

Users as partners

Brian Katz of Sanofi discusses how consumerization of IT means enterprise IT should treat users as partners.

Discovering new questions to ask

In an interview Arvind Parthasarathi of YarcData describes the emerging field of relationship analytics.

Interview with P&G's Asia Group President Deb Henretta

Interview with Deb Henretta, P&G's Asia Group President, who provides unique perspectives on the region—its culture, diversity, and potential

How mobile technology and visualization together improve patient care

In this interview Ashwin Rangan details what's different about hemodynamic monitoring methods these days.

Online advertising analytics in the cloud

In this interview Jon Slade of the Financial Times describes the 123-year-old business publication’s advanced approach to its online ad sales.

The payoff from interactive visualization

Jock Mackinlay of Tableau Software discusses how more of the workforce has begun to use analytics tools.

Systematizing sustainability

In this interview, David Kepler, who leads both Dow Chemical’s IT and sustainability functions, discusses how Dow synthesizes the metrics that integrate environmental and social concerns with economic value and strategy.

Tapping information to drive sustainability

In this interview, Peter Graf, SAP’s chief sustainability officer, explains how sustainability is about long-term business models, and details what CIOs can do to give their organizations an edge.

The nature of cloud-based data science

Mike Driscoll of Metamarkets talks about the analytics challenges and opportunities that businesses moving to the cloud face.

Raising awareness with energy management

SunGard sustainability director Ryan Whisnant details his company’s deep and longstanding commitment to sustainability, and its many benefits—from improving competitiveness and reducing risk to being a good corporate citizen.

Transforming energy value chains for sustainability

Pat House, SVP for strategy at C3, discusses how volatile energy costs and stakeholder pressures are creating a new mandate to make energy and emissions optimization a top management priority.

Embedding sustainability into everyday actions

In this interview, Intel IT director Chris Peters discusses how Intel is greening its data center and focusing on transitioning sustainability from a program to a mind-set.

Managing energy for sustainability

In this fascinating interview, Amit Chatterjee and Michael Gelobter of Hama Software demonstrate how optimizing energy expense can be a transformational force that can shape your business toward sustainability.

Harnessing the power of the graph

Keith Griffin is lead architect for Cisco Systems' enterprise collaboration platform business unit. In this interview he talks about how emerging social and graph data technology can remove barriers to more effective collaboration.

Enterprise success with emerging social technology

Sameer Patel of Sovos Group places social technology in the context of software that enterprises already use. In this interview, he outlines some of the more recent challenges companies have been facing on the collaboration front. "The true value of enterprise social computing will come from bringing data, content, and people together in the context of business activities," he says.

Why collaboration hasn’t changed much—yet

What are the essentials that still need to emerge to create real improvements in enterprise collaboration? Recently retired PwC chief innovation officer Sheldon Laube focuses on the challenges of collaboration — especially as teams get larger and more distributed — and offers some ideas for solution.

Building a new learning environment around social tools

Tony O’Driscoll is executive director, Center for Technology, Entertainment and Media, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. His business background includes previous leadership positions in the strategy and change consulting practice at IBM Global Services and at Nortel Networks. His most recent book, Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration, which he co-authored with Karl M. Kapp, was published in 2010. Here he aligns social technology’s strengths with the way people learn today.

Adding social networking to business workflow

In this interview, Tim Young of Socialcast considers how blending activity streams with existing applications can open the door to behavioral change inside enterprises.

Interview with Niall Ferguson

In this interview, author and commentator Niall Ferguson brings this unique perspective to the major issues of the day—financial, economic, and political. As a student of empire, he also offers his views on why civilizations rise, fall, and, possibly, rise again.