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The inflation of change and turns

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 20, 2019

We are trapped in a cycle of inflationary change.  Sure, change is a constant in modern business, but not all change is the same.  The failure to recognize these differences...

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

by Mark 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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Hurrah for Hoshin

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 8, 2019

Today’s Wall Street Journal article on Larry Culp and his plans to fix GE included this “Now Mr. Culp has begun rolling out Hoshin Kanri, a Japanese strategic planning process...

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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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New civil infrastructure will be digital to the core

by Mark Raskino  |  December 1, 2016

Following this year's Brexit vote and the Donald Trump election there is a distinct policy shift in British and American politics and economics. The idea of pursuing fiscal stimulus by investing...

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CEOs might leapfrog to go Digital to the Core

by Mark Raskino  |  November 18, 2016

Over the past couple of months I have been in a few executive conversations where a new digital business strategy thought has been coming up. Some business leaders think their...

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A CEO is never too old to take digital to the core

by Mark Raskino  |  September 20, 2016

There is a common but often privately held expectation around digital change and leadership - that it is somehow the preserve of the relatively young. The impression given is that...

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Try working with the startup world to take Digital to the Core at your company

by Mark Raskino  |  February 15, 2016

Even if they have reasonably good strategies and an intent to commit investment, many medium and large conventional corporations in traditional industries still struggle to advance their digital business capabilities....

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Rethinking the Way of "Information Technology"

by Jack Santos  |  January 19, 2016

News from the Walmart front.  In this Walmart vs. Target vs. Amazon world, it's clear that Walmart has gotten the memo, err, email.  Digital Business is in, bigtime.  Information Technology...

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Revenge of the Data Nerds: the Force Awakens

by Jack Santos  |  December 22, 2015

Many years ago, Joe Clapis, (my father-in-law from my first marriage) was an early version of a data nerd, or even a data scientist. He was the Head Statistician for...

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