Binary Tree Articles

Binary Tree publishes articles on improving IT cloud, M&A and modernization initiatives. Read the latest posts for news, insights, best practices and solutions for transforming Microsoft Office 365, Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint and IBM Notes/Domino.

Sound the Alarm: Four Warning Signs Your Company Has a Cloud Spending Problem

Cloud Spend Warning Signs.png CIOs are under increasing pressure by their CFOs to act quickly to rein in cloud spending, even though they do not control all cloud accounts at their company. Without a formal cost governance plan, organizations will overspend.

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Accelerate Digital Transformation with Culture Hacking

Accelerate Transformation.png Change aversion stymies transformation more than any other factor. Unwieldy change programs do not get to the heart of the problem — how mindsets invisibly shape responses to change. CIOs should take small steps that unlock growth mindsets and accelerate change.

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Define a Roadmap for Your Culture Change Journey

Road map for culture change.png CIOs recognize that culture is both a barrier and an enabler of digital transformation change journey. But they often fail to address the problem directly by defining a roadmap for their culture change journey.

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3 Key CIO Priorities in Shaping Culture

CIO priorities in shaping culture.png CIOs are increasingly interested in the impact of alternative organizational constructs such as multidisciplinary teams, self-organization and functional versatility. To keep up with the pace of technology and stay ahead of the curve, IT organizations can no longer function as an isolated, closed environment focused primarily on technical skills.

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3 Traits of successful CIOs in the era of digital business

Traits of Successful CIOs in Digital Business.png Digital business transformation offers both opportunities and challenges. CIOs need to be decisive as new projects emphasize quick decision making and rapid experimentation with bold, new ideas.

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Leverage the Disruptive Effects that the Cloud Creates

Leverage Cloud Disruptions.png Cloud disruptions are moving beyond IT and now impacting business models and the way organizations operate. Assessing disruptions and establishing governance unique to your organization in and outside of your IT teams will enable you for a successful cloud strategy.

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What’s New from Binary Tree for August 2019

What's New This past month's releases focus on enhancements to the usability and performance for Power365® Tenant to Tenant and Power365 Directory Sync.

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HCL Announces IBM SmartCloud End of Life - What Are Your Next Steps?

Considerations for IBM SMartCloud Transformations.png The transition off SmartCloud Notes must be gradual and well-planned, especially for larger organizations. Unless an organization can simply turn off SmartCloud Notes overnight or over a weekend and switch everyone to a new platform, there is a need for continued integration between old and new environments.

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The Key to Success in Exploiting Cloud Investments

Exploiting Cloud Investments.png Cloud strategy represents the single most commonly asked-about cloud topic by clients across all industries, with the exception of cloud security. In trying to craft a strategy, most clients seek a singular path to cloud success. However, in successful cloud deployments, multiple paths to success and cloud strategies must be identified.

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Challenges of managing costs in the cloud

Cloud spend challenges.png Enterprises are building more and more multi-cloud environments but are beginning to buckle under the weight of managing and optimizing their various cloud resources. Specifically, cost is becoming a major concern as more and more services and infrastructure are moved to public clouds.

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