Combinatorial Disruption and Underdogs

Combinatorial disruption has seen the innovative use of convergent digital technologies present both risks and opportunities for established incumbents and start-ups. These different beasts live with their own set of upsides and downsides. Incumbents have established markets, tactical executives and an abundance of resources, but are often riddled…

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What’s Your Digital Response Strategy?

Whether you lead a multi-national or run your own small business, you need to know what digital response strategy will shape your future. Because no one can escape the fact that the convergence of digital technologies is giving rise to new business models that will, sooner or later, change the face of every industry…

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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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After the Digital Business Model Discovery Event

Last week we attended the Digital Business Model Discovery Event hosted by The Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT) – an IMD and Cisco initiative. As some background – one of the early DBT Center papers was called “The Digital Vortex” – How Digital Disruption 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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Watch The Digital Business Model Webinar Replay

In January 2015, the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT) collaborated with CXO Transform in a webinar to share their research into three categories of digital business model. The DBT is a Cisco and the IMD business school joint venture dedicated to original research and creating opportunities for executives…

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Understanding Digital Business Models Event – 25 & 26 Feb 2016

Understanding digital business models is vital to the survival of all companies. In 2015 we wrote about a study entitled”Digital Vortex: How Digital Disruption is Redefining Industries“, which was published by the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation (DBT Center) – an IMD and Cisco initiative. The…

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Creating Your Digital Business Model

Digital masters continually evangelise the business value of digitally enabled business models. and provide stakeholders with an agile investment roadmap. But what will it take to create your digital business model? and what does your digital capability framework look like?…

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