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Subtle signs of how we hold the CIO back

by Mark P. McDonald  |  February 3, 2020

If digital transformation is, in part, a technology transformation; then the CIO should play a major role.  Its simple logic, given the CIO’s responsibilities and resources.  Simple logic should create...

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Thinking about digital, time, priorities and what people do all day

by Mark P. McDonald  |  October 10, 2019

We are all busy, some of us are truly busy others feel or like to think of themselves as busy.  I got to thinking about that after working people who...

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Seeing Around Corners -- a book review

by Mark P. 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 P. 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 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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Its the Egg

by Mark P. 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 P. 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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