Day: August 5, 2019

Japan Post and Toray Now Attempting to Harness Quantum Computing Technology

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As digital transformation advances in society and in business, there are increasing needs for computers that can process massive volumes of sophisticated, complex data at high speeds. Amidst these developments comes a movement to harness quantum computing technology.

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IDG Contributor Network: Enterprise architecture short- and long-term wins

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Enterprise architecture is not just about building a business and IT knowledgebase. It’s more and more about short and long-term wins, where enterprise architects participate in the selection of strategic priorities and about contributing specific knowledge valuable to the agile delivery solution teams afterward.

Short term wins

Traditionally, enterprise architects focused mostly on information technology architecture (applications/systems, data and infrastructure). To provide a greater impact to their organization, they are now focusing more on business architecture.

Getting going with your business architecture practice on the right foot is tricky. This is why Whynde Khuen suggests getting some business architect quick successes in a win-win situation and build momentum from there. Enterprise architects should start building their business architecture with just a minimum baseline. From one success to the next, enterprise architects should shape out the rest of their organization’s knowledgebase opportunistically and keep maintaining it in a business and enterprise architecture collaborative software tool for reuse and sharing going forward.

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IDG Contributor Network: Cleaning up the legacy mess so the business can innovate

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For many legacy businesses, historical technology investment limits the ability to innovate. In conversations with CIOs, they often refer to the mess with the following endearing terms: fragile, band aid and duct tape. The question is – given the pace of coming waves of digital disruption – can IT clean up the mess fast enough for the business to innovate in time?

How big a problem are silos to creating a foundation for business execution?

In the weekly #CIOchat session, many CIOs said it is a fundamental issue, and without clarity, they’ll have nothing! To be clear, silos are natural, but they need a foundation to support them. If you have integration/API interoperability between silos, then you can solve the coordination problem, but if not, you enable business isolation.

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