The CIO now has become front and center and central to the business strategy, says Aongus Hegarty, President of International Markets at Dell Technologies. There has been a fundamental change in the role of the CIO.
Chip Paucek, co-founder and CEO of 2U, discusses how the pandemic has led to a paradigm shift to engaging high-quality online learning for higher education.
Digital transformation is the opportunity of this generation, says ServiceNow CEO Bill McDermott. This is how you transform companies. This is how you grow and this is how you navigate a digital experience to win. We’re at the forefront of the digital transformation rage in the cloud.
Slack announces the purchase of Rimeto enterprise directory software. “We’re already at the point where 12 percent of our employees started after the pandemic,” says Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. “When employees work remotely social connections are going to have to be realized in another way.”
We have seen significant acceleration since the COVID-19 pandemic, says DocuSign CEO Dan Springer. A significant portion of that (increase) was due to increase use cases from customers driving that digital transformation faster with services like DocuSign.
In this environment, digital transformation is more important than ever, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. If you think of it only a few percentages of employees worked from home before this (pandemic). Now it’s 97 percent.
Tech visionary Jason Calacanis, in an interview on CNBC, says that California and Silicon Valley…
We put together cloud computing that was scalable with better economics alongside a machine learning algorithm that we were pointing at the data to help make sense of it. We realized that what we had was a pretty scalable solution to help brands get to that nirvana of a single view of the customer.
Duncan Davidson, General Partner at Bullpen Capital, says that the reindustrialization of America will be powered by tech but pervade the whole country.