Businesses that embrace technology perform better!

Posted 17th June 2019

According to Carnegie Mellon University Professor and author of Enterprise Architecture for Global Companies in a Digital IT Era, failure to embrace technology alignment with business and strategy will be catastrophic for enterprises.

“Global companies won’t be able to meet their business and strategic objectives without embracing technological changes and digital transformation."

“In embracing technology, management needs to understand that it is the backbone of the modern enterprise - not a luxury, said Professor Murli Viswanathan.

“In the past decade, we’ve seen technology go from simply being part of delivering products and services to being a driver of enterprise agility and innovation, he said

“Artificial Intelligence – in particular machine learning, cloud computing, mobile IT applications, Big Data solutions and The Internet of Things are changing what enterprises do, and how they do it, Prof Viswanathan.

The book, "Enterprise Architecture for Global Companies in a Digital IT Era" authored by Prof. Yoshimasa Masuda and Prof. Murli Viswanathan.

Enterprise Architecture for Global Companies in a Digital IT Era is a guidebook for senior IT professionals on how to align technology, business and strategy and a reference textbook for post-graduate students studying information technology and digital transformation.

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Murli Viswanathan is a fulltime Information Technology faculty member since 2007 and leads the Business Intelligence & Data Analytics track at CMU’s Australia campus.

He is also a senior member of the Australian Computer Society and a Subject Matter Expert in Analytics for Accenture.

Professor Viswanathan lectures Masters-level students in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Data Mining, Enterprise Architecture, OOP JAVA Development, and Information Systems for Managers. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Monash University, Victoria, Australia.