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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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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The Leadership Team Is the Company Culture

Company culture is a critical success factor in digital transformation initiatives, and digital transformation impacts three areas of opportunities, in their order of importance: people, process and technology. Unfortunately, between IT organizations and their respective consulting partners, the focus has almost always been the last – technology. Why?…

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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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What is The Right Time to Get Transformed?

At a gathering with the theme of business transformation, a delegate said; “Transformation never truly can work. Take a gander at me: I am fat, however that is me, it is a piece of my personality, and I get along fine. There are dependably blemishes yet we need to live…

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Transform Your Business in 2016 With IDC FutureScape

IDC FutureScape Forward-looking framework for evaluating IT initiatives based on their value to business strategy. IDC FutureScape – is used to shape IT strategy and planning by providing a framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now, and in the future.

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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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Business Transformation Enabled by IDC DecisionScapes

The future of business will be technology fuelled and driven. Future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowd-sourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing) or the 3rd platform, is the key driver for the business innovation. Source: www.idc.com The…

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Podcast – Featured Image – Test

About Leading Digital Transformation Leading Digital Transformation is a weekly podcast series produced by Rob Llewellyn and The Digital Transformation People. Rob interviews experienced practitioners, authors and thought leaders whose stories and experiences provide valuable insights for digital transformation success.

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What BTM² Means to Business Transformation

BTM² (Business Transformation Management Methodology) is a four-phase holistic and integrated business transformation management methodology. BTM² is the first holistic business transformation management methodology that provides a framework with clear phases, deliverables and corresponding methods. It is a generic framework, which can be applied to different business transformation use…

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How to Alter a Company’s Trajectory

There is no silver bullet for orchestrating a finely tuned complex transformation, but the right sequence and structure can be derived from a good analysis of a company’s health, and the degree to which its business model must shift, if it wishes to gain or retain world-class stature. Too…

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Business Transformation Knowledge Base

Enroll in this business transformation knowledge base for free to access over 60 easy-to-read blocks of business transformation content, each of which will lead you through to some of the world’s finest business transformation intelligence sources. Access the Business Transformation Knowledge Base…

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10 Transformation Consultancies Assessed

Many reading this will have experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of business transformation consultancies, often known as system integrators. Significant imbalances between technology and business still exist in many transformation efforts, so how do these firms stack up when it comes to business transformation, as opposed to technical…

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Are You Fit for Transformation?

It’s one thing wanting to drive a digital enterprise transformation, but it’s another being ready to do it and the Digital Capability Framework describes the three transformation capabilities required as: 1. Innovation Capability 2. Business Transformation Capability 3. IT Excellence Developing sufficient maturity in…

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How to Become a Digitally Mature Enterprise

For years, business transformation experts have recited the fact that transformation is about business and not technology, but many organisations still suffer at the hands of those that fail to see the bigger picture. Countless ERP disasters and siloed digital transformation attempts provide the lessons learned that many turn…

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How Leaders Transform Business at NYSE & HP

Listen to two executives explain how they are transforming business at the New York Stock Exchange and Hewlett-Packard. NYSE President Tom Farley explained; “it’s really not a choice if you want to be the leader in tech listings,” and added; “You can’t act like a 200-year-old company.” HP…

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HSBC Digital Transformation Underpins 25K Job Cut

As HSBC announces its plan to cut 25,000 jobs, underpinning that announcement is the bank’s ambitious plan to generate $5 billion in transformational cost savings, some of which is expected to come from a $1 billion injection into a digital and automation programme. Discover how the bank’s…

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New CEO’s Guide to Transformation

Many new CEOs are now expected to lead the transformation of their new ship whether that involves a profound change in strategy, business model, organisation, culture, people, or processes. Small Change is no longer enough to survive. While there’s more than one way to transform a company, this…

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Harvard's Roadmap to Driving Digital Transformation

The need to understand new technology capabilities is no longer exclusive to the CIO’s organisation. Leaders across all lines of business must also stay abreast of digital trends, innovation and business transformation and collaborate with the CIO who should help them achieve business goals via a journey of digital enterprise transformation. But…

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Building Your Fast-Moving Digital Enterprise

Large companies typically have one transformation success case somewhere, but transforming the entire company to a whole new way of working is what most struggle with. McKinsey’s Edwin van Bommel describes how organisations can quickly develop digital capabilities. He explains what it takes to deliver rapid results, the three Ds of…

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