Mikael is Senior Digitalization Advisory Consultant in Tieto´s Technology Services and Modernisation unit. In his role he focuses on helping customers´ key decision makers (including CxO´s) by turning their visions and requirements into actionable strategies, plans and roadmaps. Mikael has a deep understanding of the current digitalization situation in various industries, accumulated during his 30 years of working with "connectivity and relationship issues" and value creation in the alignment of business and IT, today called Digital Business, Digital Transformation or even Digital Innovation.
I believe that CIOs have been in a very tough spot regarding the cloud the last couple of years. They have been pressured by the business to adopt cloud solutions, in order to achieve more agility and speed but also due to big disruptive fears from management. The CIOs and internal IT in general have often been criticized for being stumbling blocks or lacking forward-mindedness when they urge caution, due to for example compliance and security reasons. More
I feel the word digitalization is being used more and more when referring to the need for business and IT to work better together. More
The pressures of digitalization are many. The demands of globalization, specialization, automation and cost containment, among others, have driven many companies to try to establish extensive collaborative relations with different partner networks. More
Have you recently reflected on that more and more of your business processes actually are in the hands of someone else? Either external partners or in department silos internally. Most probably, in that case, they are not the most efficient ones. My advice is: take back control of your business processes! More