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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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Strategy is Learning By Doing

by Andrew White  |  April 30, 2018

Strategy is learning by doing So said Toto Wolff, Mercedes team principle and CEO, during the F1 post-race interview in Azerbaijan.  Valtteri Bottas, one of the Mercedes F1 drivers, should...

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Transformation or Just an Incremental Improvement?

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 2, 2018

There are certain terms in networking that are widely over-used, we’ve all heard them: transformation, innovation, software-defined, dynamic, integrated, zero touch provisioning (if you have to physically install something, by...

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What's in Your Data and Analytics Strategy?

by Andrew White  |  February 24, 2018

Every day our team received requests from organizations to review their strategies.  Most often this starts with the submission of a 'strategy' document for us to read and inwardly digest. ...

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Don't Be a Data and Analytics Turkey

by Doug Laney  |  November 19, 2017

With Thanksgiving approaching this week in the U.S., last month in Canada, the following week in Australia, and even in the Netherlands this month, let's also give thanks for the...

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In Defense of the One Page Strategy

by Andrew White  |  April 14, 2017

What is strategy? There are books galore on the topic.  I have presented many times on the topic too.  I have read widely (not enough, I admit) and continue to...

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McKinsey Seeks to Have It's Cake and Eat Yours at the Same Time?

by Andrew White  |  February 9, 2017

I really enjoyed reading a recent article on "strategy" from McKinsey Global Institute.  The article was, "Discussion on digital: How strategy is evolving- and staying the same - in hypergrowth...

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Shhh - Don't tell anyone but I am a closet "analytics" analyst!

by Andrew White  |  November 30, 2016

I was presenting to a client today on the topic of, "How to Build and Sustain an Effective Data and Analytics Strategy".  This is a topic I present on regularly...

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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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New Research: Data and Analytics Strategies Need More-Concrete Metrics of Success

by Andrew White  |  May 14, 2016

My colleague, Frank Buytendijk and others, just published this note: Data and Analytics Strategies Need More-Concrete Metrics of Success. "Better decision making" and "single version of the truth" no longer serve...

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