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The three semi-official languages of the digital world

by Mark P. McDonald  |  December 6, 2019

Last night I was asked to give a talk to a group of graduating MBA students.  I was looking for a topic to share that would be engaging and leave...

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Qualityland -- a Book Review

by Mark P. McDonald  |  October 15, 2019

There always seems to be a book that brings a future into focus in a broadly accessible way. 1984, Brave New World and other books like that described a social...

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What to watch beyond MR. ROBOT

by Mark P. McDonald  |  October 7, 2019

The final season of MR. ROBOT started last night. It’s a complex show covering our relationships with ourselves, each other and technology.  Taken from near real-time events, the series provides...

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The first are the last, its technology’s turn for digital transformation

by Mark P. McDonald  |  August 6, 2019

It’s a paradox that technology service providers are among the last companies going through digital transformation.   The firms that gave us the technology to create the digital world are facing...

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Welcome to the Digital Society

by Mark P. McDonald  |  August 4, 2019

We are entering the next age of digital, leaving behind the prior one with its application of digital technology to make resources more information intensive and connected. Those terms continue...

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While you were away … what to look for now to get a focus on the future

by Mark P. McDonald  |  July 30, 2019

It’s August, the dog days of summer, when living is easy.  Ok enough cliché’s.   August is a good time to take stock.  To think about what has happened so far...

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Walking wallets – objectifying customers in a digital world

by Mark P. McDonald  |  June 23, 2019

Customers are critical to digital success.  They are not only the source of revenue but also the source of future insight and innovation.  Yet many digital strategists view customers as...

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Why do things the hard way?

by Frank Buytendijk  |  December 17, 2018

Each of Yuval Noah Harari’s books are bestsellers. They tackle big questions. “Sapiens” describes the history of humanity. “Sapiens” explores the long term future of mankind. And “21st lessons for...

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