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Category: 'digitalization' Blog Posts

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Seeing Around Corners -- a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  September 9, 2019

Digital transformation and its demands have stressed traditional strategic thinking and tools such as industry analysis, competitive differentiation, etc.  While new digital techniques like design thinking provide support, there is...

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The Purpose of the Corporation – an update that reflects reality

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 20, 2019

The Business Roundtable released its Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation yesterday.  The updated statement is getting heavy media play and attention as it stresses a “fundamental commitment to...

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

by Mark 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 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 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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Its the Egg

by Mark Mcdonald  |  May 28, 2019

It’s a paradoxical question applied to everything from innovation to evolution to change management. The answer is rather simple – it’s the egg. The “Chicken First” proponents see it the...

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Digital, Strategy and Design

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 26, 2019

Digital leaders have salient views of the future based on a deep understanding of the customer.  They create approaches to engage customers in that future.  In consulting terms, digital leaders...

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Avoid Change Fatigue in Digital Business Transformation

by Elise Olding  |  July 23, 2014

Too much change. I hear it from clients and conference attendees. It’s causing change fatigue. Change fatigue is characterized by an inertia or paralysis in the organization that affects each...

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Employee Adoption Starts with Leadership Empathy

by Elise Olding  |  May 27, 2014

Here’s the scenario… The leadership team at R#*3P Enterprises has been locked in strategy meetings for months, creating a new vision and direction. There have been a lot of heated...

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Introducing BPM Shift – BPM is Dead, Long Live Big Change!

by Elise Olding  |  April 2, 2014

At Gartner we believe that BPM practices as we know them won’t cut it in the future. Tinkering for efficiency has run its course. Digitalization and the Internet of Things (IoT) are just...

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