Transformation Management Capabilities

Transformation management roles are different from operational management roles and they require distinct functions and capabilities. While it’s vital that transformation capabilities are not compromised, research shows that despite good intentions and top performing operational teams and managers, only a third of corporations prove that they have the capabilities required…

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How to Select a System Integrator

Working with the right partner to ensure a successful digital business transformation is vital, but with so many system integrator options available, how do you know what makes a good system integrator good? – and more importantly, what makes them the right choice for your organisation? Some system integrators offer…

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The Art of the Digital Start

Many companies still struggle with the art of their digital start. They know they need to innovate, take risks, and help the business enjoy the value of a digitised enterprise. But how do they get to the digital start line? What goes into their strategic roadmap that sets them up…

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Digital Minds and Fine Wines

The world is now rich in content, consultants and digital minds evangelising the prerequisites of digital leadership and transformation, along with what will happen to companies that fail to innovatively leverage digital to build new business models, enter new markets, and become less susceptible to disruption. It’s common knowledge among…

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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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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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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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The Why of Transformation

While the “why” of transformation is said to be clear to the majority of chief executives, the response to the “why” often results in initiatives that are by no means transformational. A good probing question to ask your organisation is; “how will our (so-called) transformation initiatives protect against the threat of…

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The Trouble With Transformation

Well-informed leaders and managers know by now that the digital economy calls for them to innovate, digitise and transform their companies. Despite this, many struggle with knowing what and how to transform, which when not remedied, often produces disappointing outcomes and a lot of pain along the way. After…

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