How Manufacturers Become Digital Companies

While some manufacturers have made progress on the digital journey, how manufacturers become digital companies is unclear to many, despite the opportunity that some leaders know is there. If a $20 billion manufacturing firm that digitises can expect a profit upside of 12.8% over the next three years, and 19%…

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The One Reason to Disrupt Your Business

Many business leaders are at a loss.  When do you disrupt your business? I stand and submit that a digital business is truly a people-driven business. In the age of digital disruption, businesses need to reinvent themselves and re-focus on their raison raison d’etre: the customers. Without customers, there is…

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Watch a Replay of the Stakeholder Engagement at Scale Webinar

Everyone knows that engaging stakeholders in projects and across complex transformation programmes is a good thing to do, and that it is a major contributor to successful delivery. Everyone also knows it can be really painful to do, and very difficult to do well. Projects are often more focused on…

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4 Traits of A Digital Business

What are the traits of an authentic digital business?  If I made a dollar for every time I’m asked what a true digital business is, I’d be a millionaire. Alright, I’m exaggerating. Seriously speaking, I have made it my goal to educate businesses about digital strategy and transformation. While there’s…

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Dangers of The Transformation Illusion

Transformation illusions occur when companies believe they are undergoing transformation, when in fact they are only making small changes. It’s not uncommon for Transformation to be confused with Change, and George Westerman of MIT painted this perfectly when he explained; Right now, there are countless companies informing their workforce and stakeholders…

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The Future of Work and Management

THE OPPORTUNITY WITH THE PRESENT It’s 2016. What does the digital future hold? Sales of mobile devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets) have passed that of desktop computers. These devices have massive computing power. Coupled with access to a whole marketplace of personal and business apps, consumers now find themselves…

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Watch the Systems Thinking and Transformation Webinar Replay

Digital business transformation has become the most significant managerial challenge in an organisation’s development. Internally it impacts the entire organisation, while externally, it affects the organisation’s strategic position in the market, along with the likelihood of its longevity or its demise. Digital business transformation influences the nature of…

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The Leadership Team Is the Company Culture

Company culture is a critical success factor in digital transformation initiatives, and digital transformation impacts three areas of opportunities, in their order of importance: people, process and technology. Unfortunately, between IT organizations and their respective consulting partners, the focus has almost always been the last – technology. Why?…

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The Digital Discussion at Davos

What big bets are companies making in the digital transformation of their business models and organisational structures? That was a question posed during the WEF event in Davos in January 2016. Hear what Meg Whitman, Rich Lesser, Klaus Kleinfeld, Marc Benioff, Bernard Tyson and Jean-Pascal Tricoire have to say…

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