Culture As Business Enabler

In my previous CXO Weekly article, I discussed the importance of strategy as the primary driving force in digital transformation. Strategy plays a critical role – it has potential to positively impact the three areas of transformation: people, process and technology. In my experience as transformation advisor and…

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Watch the Digital Business Transformation Iceberg Video

The Digital Business Transformation Iceberg helps to show how the conscious mind of digital leaders should be focused on far more than the tip of the iceberg. Listen to Rob Llewellyn introduce the Digital Business Transformation Iceberg in the 3 minute 20 second video or podcast below.

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12 Quotes About Digital Transformation

“Silicon Valley is coming and if banks don’t up their game, then tech companies will take over the industry’s business. There are hundreds of startups with a lot of brains and money working on various alternatives to traditional banking.” — Jamie Dimon, CEO, J.P. Morgan   “At least 40% of…

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Digital Business Transformation Iceberg Ahead

The Digital Business Transformation Iceberg uses Sigmund Freud’s iceberg analogy to illustrate how the conscious mind of digital leaders should be focused on far more than the tip of the digital iceberg. The alternative might be likened to the disaster that struck the mighty Titanic on its…

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In Digital Transformation, Strategy is King

I would like to invite you to walk across the “Valley of Tech Death” – a technology wasteland where many businesses have poured millions of dollars, culled irreplaceable human energy and capital and extracted thousands of hours of time only to produce a failed business outcome. This real estate of…

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Digital Organisation Characteristics

Back in late 2014, the authors of Leading Digital described the digital organisation characteristics that helped some companies become Digital Masters. Fast forward to 2016 and more has been learned. But first let’s reflect on some of the characteristics that have enabled digital masters to achieve high levels of profit, performance and…

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Start Your Digital Transformation in 6 Steps

Current and future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowdsourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing)  allow companies to create competitive advantages. Digital transformation (DX) is one of them which utilizes the most recent innovation as a part of reaction to socio-behavioural changes, to set up a…

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Leading Digital Business Transformation in 2016

Leading digital business transformation is something that has to be learned by many executives. We hear a lot about the need for companies to transform themselves digitally to remain relevant and competitive, but we hear much less about the personal transformation that leaders need to undergo, before they can lead…

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Heidi Furuheim Wins Digital Business Transformation Giveaway

On 1st December 2015 we launched the £840 Digital Business Transformation Giveaway which ran until yesterday. From the number of entries it’s clear that a huge number of people are keen to upgrade their capabilities in order to stay ahead of the game. After a random draw, the winner of…

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Doing Away With Digital Silos

Siloed projects are nothing new, and most people who have been in the business of change or transformation for more than a few years will have tasted their unsavoury consequences. In this digital decade, successful digital business transformation is highly dependent upon leaders who will steer their digital endeavours strategically and…

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Five Big Digital Transformation Challenges

Almost 130 years after Arthur Dehon Little and Roger Griffin founded the world’s first management consultancy, Arthur D. Little has distilled the findings of 120 hours of interviews across 7 industry sectors on digital transformation into a 67-page report. From BMW to Allianz, and from AirBus to L’Oreal, over 100…

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Digitization Piano Plays Business Transformation Music

The Global Digital Business Transformation Center has released its “Digitization Piano”, which can help firms answer the question, “what should we transform?” The Digitization Piano Source: Global Center for Digital Business Transformation By answering the following questions, the Digitization Piano…

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Business Transformation and Disruptive Technologies

Life is all about continuity and flow (transformation), Late Dr. Wayne Dyer beautifully mentioned that “Transformation literally means going beyond your form”. On the other hand disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy. There is a deep relationship between transformation and disruption and…

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How to Leap Into Digital Dexterity

As the digital era takes shape, executives are faced with strategic challenges, which they are unaccustomed to dealing with. It is clear that simply adopting digital technology in a siloed manner is not sufficient to deliver the value that digital business transformation promises. Aligned with this harsh reality,  …

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10 Secrets to be Digitally Transformed in 2016

Digital transformation (DX) is not only an innovation trend – it is at the focal point of business strategies across all industry sectors and markets. Top-down strategy by top leaders: The integration of DX in the core strategy is the way to design new business…

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9 Digital Transformation Predictions From IDC

Here’s how IDC predicts digital transformation will shape up in the coming years Source: CIO.com…

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Design Digital Transformation Strategy Using IDC DX MaturityScape Benchmark

Digital Transformation – is a specialised type of business transformation where IT plays a dominant role. In the digital age, new business opportunities arise and enterprises transform their strategy, structure, culture and processes using the potential and power of digital. The IDC MaturityScape benchmark framework is a…

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Transformation Strategy and The Digital Vortex

To explain how the Digital Vortex is the inevitable movement of industries toward a “digital center” in which business models, offerings, and value chains are digitised, the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT Center) published Digital Vortex: How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries in June 2015.

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How Mobile Can Help CIOs Keep Their Jobs

The most visionary and transformational CIOs are incorporating mobile into their digital enterprise transformation. After all, with mobile being the consumer’s medium of choice, any company wishing to engage them needs to do so using mobile. A recent Forrester survey highlights the fact that the most mobile-mature organisations have…

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Gartner on Building the Digital Platform for 2016

Towards the end of 2014, Gartner told its customers that to grasp the digital opportunity, incrementally improving IT performance isn’t enough, and that enterprises and their CIOs need to “flip” from old to new in terms of information and technology leadership, value leadership and people leadership. Read Flipping…

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