Changing business outcomes requires people processes to change. The problem for many organisations is that they think new technology will do that, which is one reason why change and transformation initiatives have been failing for decades. Max Blumberg - a visiting Professor at Leeds University Business School - explains why you’d better get input from people on what changes would be acceptable and what changes would be best. Otherwise no one will use the changed process, for which you might have paid a consulting firm a small fortune to conjure up!Play
Digital transformation in large and complex organisations continues to challenge even the best traditional managers and leaders – often because they still rely on old ways of thinking and working. Roland Deiser is a Drucker Senior Fellow and, in this episode, he touches on three distinct arenas in which digital transformation happens, along with the ambidexterity challenge and agile architectures. Roland also explains why boundaries and boundary management are so important for leaders with aspirations to orchestrate successful transformation.Play
Most organisations fail at innovation because they fail at change. They aspire to innovate but often struggle and continue to lose pace along the fast-moving business landscape. Two-time author Braden Kelley is a Director of Innovation and Human-Centered Problem-Solving at Oracle and he shares some ways organisations can get better at innovation, change, and transformation.Play
Throughout history, great leaders have worked hard to create change, but not all have succeeded. In recent years – often labelled as digital transformation – that aspiration has spread like wildfire across the corporate landscape. Greg Satell has explored the parallels between revolutionaries, corporate turnaround artists, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and social visionaries, to discover that by harnessing the principles of successful social and political movements, business leaders can be more successful at driving digital transformation.Play
Demand for skills and talent looks different now to how it did five years ago, particularly in relation to digital transformation. This means that the challenges and opportunities HR professionals are faced with have shifted. Talent acquisition strategist Matt Alder shares his insights on the fascinating topic of recruiting innovation and the new strategies organisations need to consider.Play
Agility has become an aspiration for many organisations, but it’s not always easy to achieve. Peter Abraham and Neil Perkin wrote the book ‘Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation’ in which they describe how the components of Velocity, Focus, and Flexibility combine to form the basis of a formula that can help leaders achieve business agility - and move quickly to a position of advantage.Play
With over 20 years helping managers and leaders generate commercial value from technology, Rob Llewellyn is dedicated to helping the new breed of digital economy professionals write the next digital economy success stories.