Category: Digital Transformation

Where do you start with Digital Transformation?

Nowadays, almost every client conversation starts with Digital in some form or the other. The competitive advantages that once gave companies a great leverage —their product lineup, scale, or legacy position—are no longer as secure as they were. Many startups are already disrupting big companies, if not already. Given this digital era with rapid innovation…

7 strategies CIOs are using to drive digital transformation

Companies that embrace new digital skills and technologies are more likely to experience higher profits and revenue growth, according to new research by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services. They are also likely to have a CIO taking a leadership stance in digital transformation. The research revealed the top seven strategies of CIOs within companies that…

How to Organize Digital Innovation Horizons

In a Digital Transformation, how can you organize multiple digital innovations, knowing they have different horizons in terms of business impact? It is in the nature of many Digital Transformations to be journeys where well-defined, mature digital initiatives co-exist with very fluid emerging ones. Yet they serve the same overarching goal defined for Digital. If this is the case, comes…

10 Innovation-Killers — And How To Neutralize Them

Everybody wants to innovate. “Disruptive innovation,” in particular, has become so popular that the term’s creator, Harvard Business School Prof. Clayton Christensen, recently felt compelled to clarify what it actually means. So what is innovation? According to Merriam-Webster, it’s “the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods.” The act — so sitting around dreaming up new ideas…

Digital transformation: The 3 steps to success

Executives at legacy companies, struggling to meet the challenge of an aggressive digital disruptor, sometimes think they have to overhaul their business from top to bottom. Not so, according to serial digital entrepreneur and McKinsey advisor James Bilefield, who has worked successfully on both sides of the digital-traditional divide. While a digital start-up can disrupt the…

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