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In October, OrangeHRM invites you to OHRMCon in New York City. At the conference, you’ll have access to the voices, vision, and best practices that are carrying HR tech into the future. Recently, plenary speaker Lee Congdon shared some insights on the accelerating transition from an industrial to information society and how that is impacting business technology today.
As Chief Information Officer of Red Hat, Mr. Congdon is the innovative mind behind the company’s global information systems. With a career that began as an IT manager and developer, Mr. Congdon understands the costs of legacy systems—in both IT and business units.
Arguably, the race toward a knowledge-based society stirred with the Space Age. Technological developments, miniaturization, and an ever-increasing need for speedin both information transfer—and staying ahead of the learning curve—have not slowed since.
Staying relevant during rapid transition
In discussing the digital transition, Mr. Congdon highlighted the challenges pressing the redefinition of relationships between IT departments and their business partners. To deliver products, build profit, and stay relevant, enterprises must consider:
Toward a more collaborative future
We talked earlier about the importance of an engaged business ecosystem. Open organizations such as Red Hat are a flat, opt-in environment ripe for innovation and engagement at all levels. Next post, we’ll share comments from Mr. Congdon on his view of open organizations.
Hear and meet Mr. Congdon, David Axmark, Dr. Richard Johnson, and other leaders in the tech field at OHRMCon in New York City on October 1-2, 2015. Register today!