Moving at the speed of digital

Technology is fundamental to digital; without technology digital business models, products and services do not exist. But becoming a digital business or, more accurately, transforming an organisation so that it can compete in the digital age, requires a lot more than investing in technology. A digital transformation means creating a vision for the organisation in […]

Boards ignoring digital are guilty of negligence

The average life of a company is falling. Data from the US shows that in 1960 large businesses could expect to be around for an average of 60 years but by 2012 this had fallen to just 15 years. Technology has played a large part in the falling life expectancy of organisations; it removes barriers […]

On a mission to go digital

Mission statements have a mixed reputation. Some people believe strongly in having a clearly defined statement of the organisation’s purpose whilst others see mission statements as being worthless (and in some cases meaningless) – something that gets hung on the office wall, published on the company’s website and used in PR activity but which has […]

Reinventing your business for digital

It is often said that you need to reinvent your business for digital. But what does that actually mean and why is it necessary? Reinventing your business means taking a step back and looking at everything your company does and how it does it; from its business model, products and services through to its culture, […]

Can you be a digital follower?

Digital is inevitable. Regardless of where you are in the world, what industry you are in and what type business you are, you will be impacted by digital at some point in the future. And it would seem that the majority of business executives are aware of this fact. Take for example the following findings […]