Who Will Disrupt Your Ride?

While we sit back relaxed and witness the taxi industry being disrupted and Uber being one step closer to picking you up in a self-driving car, have you thought about who will unexpectedly disrupt your company’s comfortable ride? Perhaps an unknown start-up in a small shared space…

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Museum Out-Transforms 1000s of Firms

Is your company even slower than a museum in undergoing a genuine business transformation? Founded in 1885, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam underwent a 10 year transformation to redesign and reinvent itself, leveraging digital technology in order to live up to rapidly changing customer expectations. Read how…

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The New CEO’s Guide to Transformation

For most new CEOs, the imperative to change is a given, while effective transformation leadership is not. High performing CEOs rapidly define a bold transformation ambition, move forward to energise the organisation, prepare the programme, and drive the transformation with quick and decisive action. Read the new CEO’s guide to transformation.

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5 Barriers To Successful Business Transformation

In a 2015 business transformation survey by KPMG, 34% of CEOs indicated that their previous transformations have failed to achieve their targeted business benefits. Failure to adequately address required operating model changes, inability to execute effectively and failure to undertake effective value management, are just some of the causes of transformation failure.

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DuPont CEO Stands Firm on Transformation

The measure of a company’s transformation success is often a debatable subject. Obviously most CEOs will have had their teams pull together the most attractive numbers to support their success, but as DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman found recently, some might not agree with claims such as; “our transformation…

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Is Modern IT Transformation Struggling?

While some companies still face the challenge of implementing ERP, some mature IT establishments are exploring or embarking on digitally enabled business transformation. However, far too many IT leaders and architects are still stuck using the tools and skills that were fit for traditional IT. Ask your IT folk what…

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16 Sectors Unprepared for Digital

Business leaders in at least 16 sectors are so caught up in their existing methods and practices that they are still not fully prepared for the digital transformation of their industries. As a consequence, they are exposing their companies to the risk of digital disruption, with commercial transportation, power utilities, healthcare and automotive sectors being…

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43 Years of Transformation

To remain competitive, modern business needs to find value in a world made up of Cloud, Internet of Things, Big Data, Mobile and Social Media, etc. Some companies have nailed it, others have been forced to close, but many more are destined for the digital graveyard over the next decade due to their failure to…

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24 Actions to Transformation Success

In the recent Transformation Revelations post we pointed to the assessment of 13 large-scale European transformations where only 4 were very successful, and the media echoes this dire success rate with a never-ending stream of case studies. In addition to adopting a proven holistic transformation methodology such…

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Certified Business Transformation Experts

From driving licences, to lawyers, doctors and accountants, many high profile roles require individuals to prove themselves through certification is their chosen profession, before being let loose on roads, court cases, patients and accounts. Unfortunately for stakeholders and shareholders, this does not apply to people charged with transforming companies. Line…

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Big Problems Inspire Big Opportunities

When a company can identify big problems that they are smart enough to solve through innovation, they create new opportunities for business transformation. But it takes transformational leaders to do this, while the rest make do with Change initiatives, which fall short of Transformation. Let’s not forget that Change creates…

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Transformation Management Capabilities – Podcast

Listen to Rob Llewellyn talk about the transformation management roles and capabilities required for business transformation success. You can read the 360° Business Transformation Journal article that Rob refers to here.

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Branding and Transformation Podcast

Phil Darby of The Full Effect Company speaks with Rob Llewellyn about the disconnect between branding and business transformation. Transcript Rob Llewellyn: I’m speaking with Phil Darby today. Phil is the founder of the Full Effect company, a consultancy that helps organisations build brands and align their business’s…

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Business Transformation Survey Conclusions

Representatives from 28 companies in a broad array of industries from high-tech (25%) to manufacturing (29%), logistics, services, banking and insurance, were asked to participate in a business transformation management survey. 72% of the companies were from Europe, Middle East and Africa, and 70% of the companies employed at…

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