Digital Transformation Middle East 2016

On 15, 16 and 17 April 2016, ancient history will meet the digital future, as Byblos in Lebanon hosts Digital Transformation Middle East 2016. The event is dedicated to digital business transformation and disruptive digital innovation, where leading international experts will share their insights and provide actionable…

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Automotive Digitisation and Business Model – Webinar Replay

Watch a replay of the April 2016 webinar during which the effects of digitization on mobility and business models of automotive OEMs were explored. Rob Llewellyn was joined by Prof. Dr. Tim Kessler from the University of Bayreuth, Germany. .

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Aston Martin Enters Consulting Race Track

On 11 March 2016, the renowned British carmaker Aston Martin announced the formation of Aston Martin Consulting (AMC) – a new initiative to provide companies with the opportunity to engage with Aston Martin’s expertise centred on design, engineering and manufacturing. AMC operations will be based at Aston…

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Watch the Leadership PQ Webinar Replay

No amount of technical subject matter expertise will make up for a lack of leadership political intelligence in a transformation environment. Learn more about the five facets of the PQ model: Futurity, Power, Empathy with Purpose, Trust, and Versatility. Watch the full webinar Listen to…

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What’s Your Digital Response Strategy?

Whether you lead a multi-national or run your own small business, you need to know what digital response strategy will shape your future. Because no one can escape the fact that the convergence of digital technologies is giving rise to new business models that will, sooner or later, change the face of every industry…

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In Digital: Value Creation vs. Competition

We hear it all the time – new startups competing with traditional businesses, if not replacing existing industries and categories altogether. Disruptive technologies like cloud computing and enterprise mobility have lowered the barrier to entry, if not totally eliminated it. Aspiring entrepreneurs need not worry about leasing an office space,…

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After the Digital Business Model Discovery Event

Last week we attended the Digital Business Model Discovery Event hosted by The Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT) – an IMD and Cisco initiative. As some background – one of the early DBT Center papers was called “The Digital Vortex” – How Digital Disruption Is…

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Your Company Mindset: A Barrier to Digital Transformation?

Let’s face it: there’s much talk and hoopla about digital strategy and disruption. And I stand guilty as charged. Yet, according to a study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting, only 38% responded that digital transformation is on their CEO’s agenda and that the number…

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How to Win Buy-in Using the Persuasion Cycle

Whether we are dealing with our own teams or key stakeholders, to be successful in our work we need be to skilled at knowing how to win buy-in, which means getting through to people and causing them to do something different or think about something in a different way. While our own…

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Watch the FAST Leadership Webinar Replay

The health of many struggling transformation initiatives could be improved, by focusing on the four fundamental elements that many companies struggle with. Four elements that are so simple, and yet grossly underestimated by many, which are Focus, Accountability, Simplicity, and Transparency. This is FAST. To distill the transformation…

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