Although the challenges surrounding diversity and inclusion (D&I) and digital transformation (DT) are often seen as separate, in reality they’re actually quite similar. In this article I give some advice on what organizations can do to advance both with the same initiatives.
We often think about digital transformation as something tackled by the dynamic duo of Marketing and IT. But there needs to be a third — HR. That’s because, while digital transformation appears to be about technology, at its heart it’s about people, and the relationships that are changed because of these digital technologies. Today I examine the key takeaways from a recent Prophet report on the subject.
What makes a brand great? Some lists of the most “valuable” brands base the rankings on financial statements. These lists weigh heavily toward large, global brands that spend a lot on advertising. But I believe that brand lives in the eyes of the beholder, namely customers. To that end, Prophet Brand Strategy, which is the […]
I crossed an item off my bucket list when I gave a TED Talk at TED@IBM on Sept. 23rd. The event was part of the new TED Institute, which partners with companies to create TED-curated events. The title of my talk was “Giving Up Control: Leading in the Digital Era.” One key data point from Gallup […]
Digital transformation is hot — in a new Altimeter Report, “The State of Digital Transformation,” we found that 88% of organizations we surveyed said that they were undergoing a formal digital transformation effort, which Altimeter defines as “the re-alignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital consumers at […]