Intelligent CIO LATAM Issue 11 - Page 75

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SURGE IN DIGITAL DEMAND NECESSITATES BUILDING THE ENTERPRISE NETWORK OF THE FUTURE

Jeff Gray , Vice-President , Americas , Xalient , tells us that businesses that successfully harness the power of the network across their entire organization are setting themselves up for success .

If businesses want to win in the 21st century , then harnessing the power of the network across the entire organization is essential because digital is the new front door for every enterprise .

Customer and workforce demands on the network are evolving faster than the pace of traditional businesses and the COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated this change . The digital winners of tomorrow don ’ t think in terms of building solutions that merely solve today ’ s challenges . Their eyes are set on being ready for challenges that are yet to materialize . They build for change .
To thrive , companies need a different level of adaptability and creativity to handle competition , manage new threats and embrace new technologies . Yet the network is often overlooked . Like the forgotten but essential plumbing in a vast mansion which is being
Today ’ s successful businesses need to have a strong innovation culture running through the organization .
renovated for the future , the renovation will include modern new features and facilities to enhance the experience of living there for years to come .
However , unless the owners also upgrade the plumbing to create more capacity and resilience , most of these new features won ’ t function effectively .
Digital innovation drives business growth
Today ’ s successful businesses need to have a strong innovation culture running through the organization .
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