Transformation Excellence Requires Always-On Mindset

It’s no secret that in the face of exponential change and volatility, that transformation (not simple change) is an imperative. Neither is it a secret that transformations are difficult and it’s common to read that 75% fall short of their targets and value generated. Most companies now embrace project management best practices to…

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Storytelling for Transformation Leaders

In The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool we read how strategic storytelling has been enlisted to change attitudes and behaviours. But how can CIOs, CDOs and other transformation leaders of big data and other digital transformation initiatives become more effective through storytelling? In this 7-page…

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Transformational Megatrends

Innovation and digital capabilities are re-defining every industry and the way in which we live our lives, at an increasingly faster rate. New business models and revenue models are changing the rules of the game, allowing small start-ups to rise above seemingly unshakable traditional asset-rich companies. EY has identified the following six megatrends,…

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74% of CEOs Concerned About Disruption

Over 40% of CEOs are at least somewhat concerned about their current business model, while 74% are also concerned about new competitors disrupting their business model. That said, it must be worrying for investors to learn that despite these concerns, 71% of CEOs believe their company will be largely…

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Transformation Revelations

When the Business Transformation Academy aggregated the health of 13 large-scale European business transformations, the results provided an eye opener for many leaders who would otherwise think they have all aspects of transformation management covered. Only 4 of the 13 transformations were very successful and achieved all their main…

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BTM² and ASAP – SAP’s Perfect Match

While most SAP projects and programmes adopt the ASAP methodology for use at the project layer, many transformations using SAP solutions lack a methodology that addresses the programme and strategic layers of SAP enabled business transformation. SAP’s BTM² methodology fills that gap and together ASAP and BTM² are referred to as “SAP’s Perfect Match”.

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Digital Enterprise Transformation Book Review

Having flown into Berlin to attend the 2014 Business Transformation Summit on 10 & 11 November, I thought it would be fitting to post this review of the Business Transformation Academy’s latest book – particularly as the Editors Axel Uhl (Head of the Business Transformation Academy) and Lars Gollenia (Head…

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