Navigating the multifaceted world of project landscapes, system integrator organizations are often faced with the daunting challenge of synchronizing multiple internal units. This is where the pivotal role of a well-structured project management governance framework comes into play. Beyond merely guiding project execution, this framework ensures that all internal units function in harmony, resonating with the overarching organizational objectives.
Ken Tsuchihashi, CEO of Qunie Corp. in Tokyo, talks to Gernot Kapteina, Founder of OYSTEC, about his extensive experience in the Finance Industry, highlighting the rapid Digital Transformation and increasing demand for technology-driven solutions in Japan and globally, as well as the growing focus on sustainable and responsible investing.
The technological landscape is on the brink of substantial transformation, spurred by four key advancements—neuromorphic computing, self-supervised learning, the metaverse, and human-centered AI, a new Gartner Report states. These emerging technologies, at the forefront of innovative forces, are poised to drive significant change and present new opportunities, thereby reshaping the future of the technology sector.
Kaz Nishihata, CEO of NTT DATA, Inc., talks to Gernot Kapteina, Founder of OYSTEC, about his evolving role in the company's dynamic transformation, the key differentiators that set NTT DATA apart from its competitors, the importance of strategic partnerships, and his insights on the global economic landscape, along with its potential impact on NTT DATA's future.
OYSTEC is proud to announce having achieved the prestigious status of an “SAP Silver Partner”. This significant accomplishment reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional services and solutions to our clients also in the SAP space. As an organization, you might be wondering how you can leverage SAP solutions to your advantage. One proven approach is to collaborate with companies that hold the SAP Silver Partner certification. In this new article, we will explore what it means to be an SAP Silver Partner, why working with certified partners like OYSTEC can propel your business forward, and what SAP plans in terms of updates towards the SAP PartnerEdge Program.
Hidetoshi Seki, Board Member and Senior Vice President at NTT TechnoCross in Tokyo, talks to Gernot Kapteina, Founder of OYSTEC, about his role as an Executive in the ICT industry and how exciting it is to balance management with the marketing of innovative IT solutions.
PMI® recently published "Process Groups: A Practice Guide," a comprehensive supplemental book. This book serves as a valuable supplement to PMBOK® 7 by revisiting the successful Process Groups and Knowledge Management Areas. Project Managers who want to use PMBOK® 7 in their projects, as well as Organizations that want to design or update their project management methodology, can finally do so with a clear conscience thanks to this new addition from PMI®.
Dai Urano, Representative and Executive Managing Director at NTT DATA Institute of Management Consulting Inc. in Tokyo, talks to Gernot Kapteina, Founder of OYSTEC, about his journey of success in the Management Consulting Industry, where he has been able to take his background in Architecture and apply it to solving complex business challenges for his clients.
Despite several setbacks, Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) driven by the advancements in smart contract technology, is still considered one of the most promising fields for the future of digital assets and transactions. NFTs continue to be a new and exciting application of blockchain technology. In this article, we will take a closer look at the NFT hype from a current perspective, examining what NFTs are, how they are created, and where their potential use cases lie. Our goal is to provide a balanced and objective understanding of NFTs for readers with varying levels of knowledge, delving into technical aspects while also striving to present the information in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.
ChatGPT is a variant of the GPT (Generative Pre-training Transformer) language model developed by OpenAI. It is designed to generate human-like text responses in a conversational setting, such as in a chatbot or virtual assistant application. And it is incredible what this AI engine can do. It can answer (almost) all questions, knows different languages, write essays, create master theses, can write jokes, structure tables of contents, summarize texts, write recipes, and much more.
Gartner®, a research and advisory company, has published its top 10 Strategic Predictions for 2023 and Beyond. These predictions are based on their analysis of current and emerging trends, and they reflect the company's view of how these trends will impact businesses in the coming years. The theme of this year's predictions is "seize uncertainty," which prompts organizations to focus on the weakest link in the chain of their success – themselves. It challenges thinking and action at the same time because it recognizes uncertainty is a repository for "hope" – for opportunity.
Dr. Tsuyoshi Kitani, President and CEO of NTT DATA INTELLILINK Corp., talks to Gernot Kapteina, Founder of OYSTEC, about the fascination of technology, and the balancing act as a leader both to drive innovation as well as to manage organizations.
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