Publications

  • How To Ace Digital Transformation Through IT Design

    August 28, 2017 | Forbes.com

    By following six core rules of IT design, CIOs will have tools that can help them realize the full potential of a digital transformation.

  • Six IT Design Rules for Digital Transformation

    July 19, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Companies everywhere have been enticed by the promise of digital transformation. CEOs are once again turning to technology as a force that can give them a competitive edge by ushering in exciting new capabilities, rapid innovation and efficiencies.

  • Overcoming Digital's Biggest Obstacle: Legacy IT

    April 26, 2017 | Forbes.com

    Legacy IT can become the Achilles' heel that thwarts digital success. Companies that directly address the impediment stand the best chance of winning in the digital world.

  • How Digital Technology Supercharges Zero-Based Redesign

    April 13, 2017 | Bain Brief

    Automation and decision-making technologies are evolving rapidly, expanding the potential of a clean-slate approach to cost reduction.

  • IT: Digital's Achilles' Heel

    October 11, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Most companies have taken the first steps toward doing business in a digital world. They’ve set up flashy websites, built mobile apps, opened e-commerce stores and taken to social media.

  • Fast and Faster: Why a Two-Speed IT Model Is Off Track

    June 08, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Technology functions need to become quicker and more nimble, but splitting the organization in two misses opportunities and creates new problems.

  • Are You Ready for Robo Advising?

    May 11, 2016 | Bain Brief

    Financial services firms can heed four lessons from the experience of early movers.

  • Most CIOs Don't Think Their Companies Can Handle Big Data

    April 18, 2016 | Forbes.com

    Most companies can learn to become more like analytics leaders by creating tighter working relationships between IT and the business, and updating policies that may be limiting the value they get out of data.

  • Cloud warriors led by Amazon, Microsoft battle for $300B in spoils

    March 25, 2016 | Information Technology | USA TODAY | Media mention

    As more companies realize the benefits of shifting software and data to the cloud, tech heavyweights and their smaller cloud-focused competitors are battling more aggressively for these clients. "It's tempting to announce a winner in the cloud wars, but it's not game over," says Vishy Padmanabhan,

  • Building IT Capabilities to Deliver Better Insights

    February 10, 2016 | Bain Brief

    We hear this sort of thing frequently, particularly from executives who have been talking with technology vendors that promise to solve their analytics problems with new technologies that glean business insights from vast amounts of data.