Category: Digital Transformation

Leading in the digital age

How disruptive will accelerating workplace automation be for organizations in the future? For decades, businesses have deployed technology to reduce costs and complexity, make better products, and develop new business models. But the new potential of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics poses major new challenges for leaders as they seek to reset their strategies for a…

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7 Ways to Stop a Meeting from Dragging On

A few years ago, when I got a speeding ticket, I was offered the option of attending traffic school in lieu of a black mark on my otherwise spotless driving record. I showed up at City Hall promptly at 6 PM, hoping my educational experience would end at the advertised 8:30 PM. The instructor was…

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Which Industries Are the Most Digital (and Why)?

When business leaders talk about going digital, many are uncertain about what that means beyond buying the latest IT system. Companies do need assets like computers, servers, networks, and software, but those purchases are just the start. Digital leaders stand out from their competitors in two ways: how they put digital to work, especially in…

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Digital Transformation. Who should lead it?

I cannot think of a single exception to this general rule: an organisation must innovate or die, and innovation will likely involve Digital Transformation. If you’re in a start-up environment, innovation is your bread-and-butter — no need to read on. For pre-Internet organisations, typically run by people of a very different generation and mind-set, Digital Transformation is…

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