May 31, 2019 – Volume 2 Issue 9

IN THIS ISSUE

About HR2IT: The Community & The Insider
Member in the News: Carnival Cruises is Using IoT and AI To Create Smart Cities At Sea   
Member in the News: Qualcomm and Lenovo Unveil World’s First 5G PC Powered By The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G Compute Platform
Research Poll: Modernizing IT’s Business Relationship Manager Role
Research Article: How to Bridge the Digital Divide
Something Extra Podcast: What Great IT Leaders Do to Deliver Value as a Strategic Partner
Coming Soon: HR2IT Trailblazer, Amy deCastro,Vice President, HR, Secure Power NAM at Schneider Electric

Welcome

HR2IT Insider brings you developments in the community, news about our member organizations, and timely research. We also highlight upcoming events and preview upcoming content.

Member Organization in the News –  Carnival Cruises Is Using IoT and AI To Create Smart Cities At Sea

In this article, Forbes Contributor, Bernard Marr tells the story of Carnival Cruises, Ocean Medallion and how this technology is elevating the customer cruising experience that’s helping Carnival achieve that competitive edge.
 
Read more about Carnival’s use of IoT and AI.

Member Organization in the News – Qualcomm and Lenovo Unveil World’s First 5G PC Powered By The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G Compute Platform

5G-enabled “Project Limitless” launches a new era of computing, transforming how the world connects, computes, and communicates. Qualcomm technology in collaboration with Lenovo creates an always on experience for consumers and the enterprise to stay connected and productive almost anywhere in the world. Read the release

 

Research Poll: Modernizing IT’s BRM Role

For many IT organizations, the business relationship manager is a vital but outdated conduit between IT and business stakeholders. The Hackett Group in partnership with Ouellette & Associates is researching why and how IT leaders are modernizing the role in terms of its mission, positioning and skill set.

In appreciation for your time in completing this 5 minute poll, we will provide you with the results and the assessment of what is needed, and what works to make the BRM relevant in a transforming environment. Thank you.

Research: How to Bridge the Digital Divide 

For many IT organizations, the business relationship manager is a vital but outdated conduit between IT and business stakeholders. The Hackett Group in partnership with Ouellette & Associates is researching why and how IT leaders are modernizing the role in terms of its mission, positioning and skill set.

In appreciation for your time in completing this 5 minute poll, we will provide you with the results and the assessment of what is needed, and what works to make the BRM relevant in a transforming environment. Thank you.

Technology Partners Podcast

In the new episode of the Something Extra Podcast, Ouellette & Associates CEO Dan Roberts talks with Technology Partners Founder, Lisa Nichols about what great IT leaders are doing to deliver value as a strategic partner, the importance of a learning agility culture, and why a “net-giver” mindset makes all the difference.

 
Listen to Something Extra

Trailblazers features HR2IT professionals who are shaking up their practices, challenging assumptions, and transforming HR to be as dynamic and disruptive as the IT space itself. They are charting a new course for the HR profession, and we’re really excited to create a place to share ideas and discoveries. 
 
HR2IT’s next featured Trailblazer is Amy deCastro,Vice President, HR, Secure Power NAM at Schneider Electric.  Look for her amazing story to be published in early June.
 

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