A Framework for Digital Transformation

A Framework for Digital Transformation Digital transformation frameworks are what separate successful transformation efforts from the unsuccessful. Because despite increasing talk and attention around the benefits of digital transformation, many companies don’t adopt a common business-focused digital transformation framework. IT can be found to be doing things one way, while the…

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How to Become a Certified Digital Leader

How to Become a Certified Digital Leader How to become an effective digital leader is something that many in senior positions are asking themselves. Because in recent years the world has been making one of the most fundamental shifts of our time – into the digital economy. And while individuals…

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Digital Transformation Course

Digital Transformation Course One digital transformation course and certification programme that has soared in popularity since 2017 is CXO Transform’s online course based on THRIVE. Based on six guiding principles of digital transformation, the course is run neither by an old brick and mortar academic institution or a large corporation.

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Digital Transformation Certification

Digital transformation certification is now separating amateurs from professionals in a discipline that has swept through organisations across the planet. As in other professions, digital transformation certification is become a key differentiator for those who aim to claim a place in the new digital economy. Let’s face it, digital transformation…

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Digital Business Transformation Tools

Executives striving to remain competitive in the digital economy need to invest more in digital business transformation tools and capabilities. Digital business transformation tools are the digital economy equivalent of more traditional operational tools that have served technology and business leaders well over the last two decades. ITIL, CMMI, COBIT,…

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The 10th Business Delusion That Deceives Managers

  The 10th Business Delusion That Deceives Managers By Rob Llewellyn A good deal of our business thinking is shaped by delusions, which are shaped by flawed judgments and errors of logic and that distort our understanding of the real reasons for an organisation’s performance. If you’re…

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How to Learn From a £100m Digital Disaster

This post not only demonstrates how too much focus on technology puts digital business transformation initiatives at risk of failure, but it enables executives to look for unwelcome parallels between their own transformation initiatives, and the cases described below – then design and implement a rapid response strategy to avoid…

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The Great Digital Illusion – Wake-up Call

The fourth industrial revolution is an exciting time to be alive and innovative start-ups are proving size doesn’t matter when you know how to put new technology to good business use. Meanwhile, some incumbent camps are falling victim to The Great Digital Illusion. Established firms feel…

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Digital Business Transformation Guide

Digital business transformation is the innovative integration of digital technologies to orchestrate fundamental shifts in how a business makes money. In its purest form, digital business transformation introduces digitally enabled business models, which outperform traditional business models. 1. The Digital Business Transformation Journey Digital business transformation is a…

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20 Must-Follow Digital Transformation Twitter Accounts

For forward thinking leaders, digital transformation isn’t just a priority on their to-do list; it’s a business imperative. As is the need for CIOs and other business leaders to stay informed on the latest digital business transformation news and trends that could shape the future of their organisations in the…

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THRIVE Digital Transformation Course

THRIVE is a digital business transformation framework consisting of six principles and an extensive body of knowledge. The name THRIVE is an acronym made from six words which are: Transformation Holistic Response Innovation Value Enterprise That’s why THRIVE and this free mini-course were developed. To provide executives…

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Digital Transformation Influencers

Onalytica analysed the data representing interactions between digital transformation influencers and brands over a 90 day period. In terms of the world’s top 100 individuals Brian Solis took the number one spot with a sensational influencer score of 82.65, while…

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Seeing the Symptoms of Digital Myopia

Leaders of firms that have done well over the last decade or more are often susceptible to Digital Myopia. Digitally myopic CEOs typically expect their CIO to manage the digital buzz. For a digitally myopic CEO, digital is about technology, which is what the CIO takes care…

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Three Steps from the CIO to CEO Office

The most ambitious CIOs are not only committed to the business, but they are also dedicated to spending more time in boardroom conversations centred around strategic transformation, and less time bogged down with keeping the lights on. Some will even have their eyes firmly fixed upon the next opportunity to…

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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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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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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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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 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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