Leading Digital

Turning Technology Into Business Transformation

Author: George Westerman,Didier Bonnet,Andrew McAfee

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 1625272472

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 292

View: 4939

"Leading Digital makes the provocative argument that the next imminent phase of digital technology adoption - driven by the convergence of mobility, analytics, social media, cloud computing, and embedded devices - will make everything that's happened so far look like a prelude. The authors, a trio of highly regarded thought leaders on corporate digital transformation, say changes in the digital realm so far have focused on high tech and media companies - but there's still a whopping 94% of the business economy that needs to change. This book will show them how. George Westerman of MIT, Didier Bonnet of Capgemini Consulting, and Andrew McAfee, also at MIT, say there is opportunity for these businesses to learn from those that have already mastered the digital landscape. Based on a study of more than 400 large, mainstream firms in every industry around the globe, the authors usefully break down how these organizations have used their own digital transformation to gain strategic, competitive advantage. Readers will learn how these digital leaders have transformed their businesses through smart and rigorous digital investments, and through smart and effective leadership of the change. Leading Digital offers practical, real-life tested frameworks that can be instantly applied. Case studies include Nike, Caesars, Burberry, Asian Paints, Pages Jaunes, Codelco, and more"--

Leading Digital

Turning Technology into Business Transformation

Author: George Westerman,Didier Bonnet

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

ISBN: 1625272480

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 3700

Become a Digital Master—No Matter What Business You’re In If you think the phrase “going digital” is only relevant for industries like tech, media, and entertainment—think again. In fact, mobile, analytics, social media, sensors, and cloud computing have already fundamentally changed the entire business landscape as we know it—including your industry. The problem is that most accounts of digital in business focus on Silicon Valley stars and tech start-ups. But what about the other 90-plus percent of the economy? In Leading Digital, authors George Westerman, Didier Bonnet, and Andrew McAfee highlight how large companies in traditional industries—from finance to manufacturing to pharmaceuticals—are using digital to gain strategic advantage. They illuminate the principles and practices that lead to successful digital transformation. Based on a study of more than four hundred global firms, including Asian Paints, Burberry, Caesars Entertainment, Codelco, Lloyds Banking Group, Nike, and Pernod Ricard, the book shows what it takes to become a Digital Master. It explains successful transformation in a clear, two-part framework: where to invest in digital capabilities, and how to lead the transformation. Within these parts, you’ll learn: • How to engage better with your customers • How to digitally enhance operations • How to create a digital vision • How to govern your digital activities The book also includes an extensive step-by-step transformation playbook for leaders to follow. Leading Digital is the must-have guide to help your organization survive and thrive in the new, digitally powered, global economy.

Leading Digital Strategy

Driving Business Growth Through Effective E-Commerce

Author: Christopher Bones,James Hammersley

Publisher: Kogan Page

ISBN: 9780749479077

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 3311

As businesses continue to embrace digital tools and technologies to enhance customer engagement and develop digital channels, executives and leaders must understand the drivers of market success, the opportunities for change, and how enhanced leadership capabilities can help drive digital strategies. Leading Digital Strategy explains what makes a digital operation successful and explores how to align organizational structure with wider goals and implement a customer-centric culture that supports multi-channel success. It covers key digital developments to help executives understand the consumer and media trends that are driving change. Including strategies and input from 300 senior executives from major companies, Leading Digital Strategy gives readers the power to drive forward digital strategies and realize the lucrative opportunities for change.

Competing with IT

Leading a Digital Business

Author: Colin Ashurst

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137269987

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 420

View: 9362

Competing with IT takes a strategic approach to managing the realization of benefits from IT. With a benefits-led approach it emphasizes IT as an enabler of business innovation and a means to create value for customers, employees and other stakeholders, which as a result create value for the organization and deliver competitive advantage. Designed specifically for the needs of MBA students, this succinct introductory text provides insight into key principles and offers guidance on how to succeed in practice by building a leadership 'toolkit' for the strategic management of projects and the overall IT portfolio. Underpinned by sound MA26 theory and linked to best practice it is the ideal MBA course text. • Allows students to apply their knowledge and explore real-world issues through case studies and examples • Brings together benefits-led and agile approaches to projects in an innovative framework • Combines extensive practical experience with the latest MA26 thinking and research

Driving Digital

The Leader's Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology

Author: Isaac SACOLICK

Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

ISBN: 081443861X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 8418

Every organization has a plan for updating products, technologies, and business processes. But that’s not enough anymore. With disruptive startups outperforming industry stalwarts, executives everywhere are pushing greater growth and innovation. Staying competitive demands a complete digital transformation. For professionals charged with leading technology-driven change, the pressure is intense—and the path forward unclear. Author Isaac Sacolick has successfully spearheaded multiple transformations and helped shape digital-business best practices. Now in Driving Digital, he shares the lessons he’s learned, detailing how to: Formulate a digital strategy Transform business and IT practices Align Development and Operations Promote agile practices Drive culture change Bolster digital talent Manage a portfolio of initiatives Capture and track ROI Strengthen data-driven decision making and expand data science practices Cultivate strategic technology capabilities Develop innovative digital products Enable product management Pilot emerging technologies Become smarter faster. Every company is on the cusp of digital disruption. But with so many pieces to the puzzle, efforts often get derailed. Driving Digital is the action plan you need to take your company and career into the future.

The Digital Matrix

New Rules for Business Transformation Through Technology

Author: Venkat Venkatraman

Publisher: Greystone Books

ISBN: 1928055214

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 9879

Is your business ready to win in the digital future—or destined to be disrupted? Ambitious digital-driven startups are now creating and cornering new markets in every sector. And yet, most legacy businesses continue to operate by old playbooks. Most are not keeping pace with the changes in their industry, let alone leading the way—what is yours doing? The Digital Matrix will help you understand the three types of players that are shaping the new business landscape; the three phases of transformation that every firm will encounter on its journey to business reinvention; and the three winning moves that will ensure your company’s success along the way. With The Digital Matrix, you will: Learn to navigate the world of digital ecosystems. Discover ways of competing and collaborating with other companies to create and capture value. Realize how powerful machines can amplify your company’s human talent. Learn to assemble the team to experiment with new ideas, re-examine your core beliefs, and reinvent your business rulebook for the digital future. The future of every industry is digital, and that future is closer than you think. Do you understand where your business fits into the bigger picture? Are you ready to maximize your opportunities? Packed with current case studies and practical experience-based advice, The Digital Matrix shows you how to rethink your business model from the outside in, assemble the right team for the journey ahead, and make bold strategic choices along the three phases of digital transformation. Your company's future depends on its ability to harness digital technology. Don't wait!

Digital Marketing

Global Strategies from the World's Leading Experts

Author: Yoram (Jerry) Wind,Vijay Mahajan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471008753

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 5212

The first in a series of books from Wharton's prestigious SEI Center, managed by Professor Jerry Wind, this reference focuses on marketing strategies, methods, and cases used specifically for e-commerce businesses operating globally. It includes contributed chapters from leading thinkers from top U.S. business schools including Wharton, the University of Texas, Columbia, Harvard, Northwestern, University of Michigan, Duke, and MIT. Many of the contributors, in addition to teaching MBA and Executive Education seminars, also consult to major corporations around the world.

Digital Transformation

Build Your Organization's Future for the Innovation Age

Author: Lindsay Herbert

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940385

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 7268

One book for the entire journey: How to digitally transform your organization Innovation in the face of major external change is critical for any organization's success, but attempting to do so often leads to more questions than actions: Where do you start? How do you get the right resources? How should work be implemented? What data should you measure? For the first time, these questions are answered in a single book that covers the end-to-end execution of digital transformation – from leadership-level strategy, to on-the-ground team implementation. With the biggest revelation of all, Herbert argues, being that true digital transformation only needs to happen once because, at its core, it means becoming more adaptive to change itself. Featuring the 'how to' of digital transformation devised from successes across every sector, Herbert distils it into five actionable stages. These stages act as a repeatable framework for continual innovation, allowing you to produce results immediately and grow change incrementally across your organization. In Digital Transformation, Herbert draws on her own experiences in leading change and innovation programmes globally, as well as featuring insights from experts and leaders from organizations as diverse as the World Wildlife Fund, Morgan Stanley, Royal Caribbean Cruises, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, the Rijksmuseum, the American Cancer Society, The Guardian, Harvard University, and many others.

The Connected Educator

Learning and Leading in a Digital Age

Author: Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach,Lani Ritter Hall

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1935543199

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 8755

Create a connected learning community through social media and rediscover the power of being a learner first. After uncovering the theories and research behind the significance of learning through collaboration with other educators, the authors show you how to take advantage of technology to improve your own learning and ultimately the learning of your students.

Leading a Digital School

Principles and Practice

Author: Mal Lee

Publisher: Aust Council for Ed Research

ISBN: 0864318960

Category: Education

Page: 221

View: 7070

This important new book informs educational leaders about current developments in the use of digital technologies and presents a number of case studies demonstrating their value and complexity. It encourages leaders to engage in the process of successful change for their own school community by providing guidelines and advice drawn from emerging research. Leading a Digital School is a rich source of information and advice about joining the new 'education revolution.' It shows clearly and concisely how schools can integrate digital technologies creatively and wisely in order to enliven teaching and support student learning.

The Digital Transformation Playbook

Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age

Author: David L. Rogers

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231541651

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 7219

Rethink your business for the digital age. Every business begun before the Internet now faces the same challenge: How to transform to compete in a digital economy? Globally recognized digital expert David L. Rogers argues that digital transformation is not about updating your technology but about upgrading your strategic thinking. Based on Rogers's decade of research and teaching at Columbia Business School, and his consulting for businesses around the world, The Digital Transformation Playbook shows how pre-digital-era companies can reinvigorate their game plans and capture the new opportunities of the digital world. Rogers shows why traditional businesses need to rethink their underlying assumptions in five domains of strategy—customers, competition, data, innovation, and value. He reveals how to harness customer networks, platforms, big data, rapid experimentation, and disruptive business models—and how to integrate these into your existing business and organization. Rogers illustrates every strategy in this playbook with real-world case studies, from Google to GE, from Airbnb to the New York Times. With practical frameworks and nine step-by-step planning tools, he distills the lessons of today's greatest digital innovators and makes them usable for businesses at any stage. Many books offer advice for digital start-ups, but The Digital Transformation Playbook is the first complete treatment of how legacy businesses can transform to thrive in the digital age. It is an indispensable guide for executives looking to take their firms to the next stage of profitable growth.

Leading Learning for Digital Natives

Combining Data and Technology in the Classroom

Author: Rebecca J. Blink

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317624947

Category: Education

Page: 136

View: 6253

In light of rapid advances in technology and changes in students’ learning styles, Leading Learning for Digital Natives offers much-needed new tools for guiding effective instruction in the classroom. By offering practical strategies for gathering data with technology tools, this book helps school leaders embrace data and technology to develop the classroom and instructional practices that students need today. Blink’s practical and accessible tips make it easy for teachers and leaders to use technology and data to engage students and increase student achievement. Focusing coverage on the latest technology tools, this book will help you lead a school that personalizes instruction and learning through: Integration of data Real-time instruction Setting expectations and outcomes to align with new state standards Integration of technology tools and blended pedagogy

Revive

How to Transform Traditional Businesses into Digital Leaders

Author: Jason Albanese,Brian Manning

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0134307674

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 574

GAME-CHANGING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: USE DIGITAL STRATEGIES, CHANNELS, AND PLATFORMS TO TRANSFORM ENTERPRISES TO COMPETE IN THE DIGITAL AGE Move from “reactive digital” to “transformative digital” Use digital capabilities to fundamentally change the way you lead, direct, and structure organizations and teams Stay focused on the “moving target” of digital best practices, and accelerate your progress towards digital maturity REVIVE will help you build a core business model for creating your own digital disruptions–so you can deepen customer engagement, achieve unprecedented immediacy and efficiency, and dominate tomorrow’s markets. Packed with proven strategies, in-the-trenches techniques, and cutting-edge case studies, it will help you change the game before the game changes you. It’s no longer enough to buy software, or even cloud services. To fully leverage the benefits of digital, you must transform your teams, processes, and how you think about your business. Jason Albanese and Brian Manning have helped dozens of top enterprises do all this. Revive shares the lessons they’ve learned, and gives you a complete, end-to-end methodology that works. You’ll learn how to use digital to rapidly move the dial on short-term profitability. But that’s just the start. Revive will position you for long-term market leadership, by helping you capture new value from digital wherever great opportunities arise. Most companies have only gone “skin deep” with digital–and they’ve only garnered a fraction of the value they could be earning. In Revive, two world-renowned digital business advisors show how to drive a full-scale digital transformation that breaks down organizational barriers, cuts costs, accelerates product/service delivery, and dramatically improves customer engagement. Centric Digital co-founders Jason Albanese and Brian Manning draw on immense experience helping Fortune® 1000 companies succeed with digital strategies, platforms, and channels. They present data-backed insights into the ways midsize and large organizations are stuck hiring, managing, organizing, and leading in obsolete “analog” ways. Next, they offer proven, practical recommendations for fundamentally changing those behaviors to leverage the nearly boundless opportunities of digital. Their complete Digital Transformation Methodology guides you through benchmarking your digital maturity, envisioning strategy, roadmapping your transformation, and implementing the capabilities you need to execute. Revive’s multiple case studies show exactly how executives are applying these ideas to go far beyond incremental improvements, and change the game. If that’s what you want, Revive is your roadmap.

Digital to the Core

Remastering Leadership for Your Industry, Your Enterprise, and Yourself

Author: Mark Raskino,Graham Waller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351861980

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 231

View: 2658

There is no simple strategic method for dealing with the multidimensional nature of digital change. Even the sharpest leaders can become disoriented as change builds on change, leaving almost nothing certain. Yet to stand still is to fail. Enterprises and leaders must re-master themselves to succeed. Leaders must identify the key macro forces, then lead their organizations at three distinct levels: industry, enterprise, and self. By doing this they cannot only survive but clean up. Digital to the Core makes the case that all business leaders must understand the impact the digital revolution will continue to play in their industries, companies, and leadership style and practices. Drawing on interviews with over 30 top C-level executives in some of the world's most powerful companies and government organizations, including GE, Ford, Tory Burch, Babolat, McDonalds, Publicis and UK Government Digital Service, this book delivers practical insights from those on the front lines of major digital upheaval. The authors incorporate Gartner's annual CIO and CEO global survey research and also apply the deep knowledge and qualitative insights they have acquired as practitioners, management researchers, and advisors over decades in the business. Above all else, Raskino and Waller want companies and their top leaders to understand the full impact of digital change and integrate it at the core of their businesses.

The Digital Helix

Transforming Your Organization's DNA to Thrive in the Digital Age

Author: Michael Gale,Chris Aarons

Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group

ISBN: 1626344655

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 1594

Wall Street Journal Bestseller Thrive in the Digital Age Digital transformations are everywhere: business to business, business to consumer, and even government to citizens. Digital transformation promises a bridge to a digital future, where organizations can thrive with more fluid business models and processes. Less than 20% of organizations are getting digital transformations right, but these digitally transformed organizations can deliver twice as fast as other organizations, cut OPEX by over 30%, and have seen a near-immediate doubling in brand value. The power to act faster and do it better than before sits at the heart of truly digitally transformed organizations. In The Digital Helix, authors Michael Gale and Chris Aarons explain the specifics of digitally transforming your organization— from the role of the digital-explorer leader in using information to empower the organization to move better and faster to shifts in sales, marketing, communications and leadership, product development, and service and support. The Digital Helix is a practical guide to bringing all the key functions together and includes guidance on developing a digital culture from the ground up—making it part of your company’s DNA—and the mindset tools needed to bring your organization into the digital-first age. Creating this digital-first DNA for your organization will allow you to not only embrace the digital age but thrive in it.

Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation

Author: Neil Perkin,Peter Abraham

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749480408

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 9239

Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation is a guide for organizational development professionals and change managers needing to better understand, implement and lead digital transformation in the workplace. It sets aside traditional thinking and outdated strategies to explain what steps need to be taken for an organization to become truly agile. It addresses how to build organizational velocity and establish iterative working, remove unnecessary process, embed innovation, map strategy to motivation and develop talent to succeed. Building the Agile Business through Digital Transformation provides guidance on how to set the pace and frequency for change and shows how to break old habits and reform the behaviours of a workforce to embed digital transformation, achieve organizational agility and ensure high performance. Full of practical advice, examples and real-life insights from organizational development professionals at the leading edge of digital transformation, this book is an essential guide to building an agile business.

Strategy is Digital

How Companies Can Use Big Data in the Value Chain

Author: Carlos Cordon,Pau Garcia-Milà,Teresa Ferreiro Vilarino,Pablo Caballero

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319311328

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 3025

This book presents strategies and practices to allow everyday companies to cope with the fundamentally changing landscape of business models and to take advantage of the huge business opportunities arising from the advent of big data. It develops several case studies from companies in traditional industries like LEGO, Yamato and Mediq, but also examines small start-ups like Space Tango, which is partnering with major multinationals to develop new business models using big data. The book argues that businesses need to adapt and embark on their big data journey, helps them take the first step, and guides them along their way. It presents successful examples and deducts essential takeaway lessons from them, equipping executives to capitalize on big data and enabling them to make intelligent decisions in the big data transformation, giving their companies an essential competitive edge.

Leading Digital Strategy

Driving Business Growth Through Effective E-commerce

Author: Christopher Bones,James Hammersley

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 074947310X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 8578

For a business to thrive competitively in today's marketplace, it needs to have an effective e-commerce channel. Getting it right opens up new markets and opportunities; getting it wrong leads to declining revenues and profitability. To ensure effectiveness, business leaders and decision-makers must understand how e-commerce channels work to make the best strategic choices for their business. Drawing on experience in consulting to large complex organisations and ground-breaking primary research with senior executives from leading corporations, Leading Digital Strategy creates a convincing case for action and offers practical strategies, methodologies and models to improve the effectiveness of a company's online offering. It explores how to align organizational structure with wider goals and implement a customer-centric culture. With coverage of the key digital trends, tools and technologies affecting business today, it provides a practical framework for multi-channel success. This book challenges leaders to become as fluent and creative in digital as they are in finance, sales and marketing, and equips them to choose the right strategy and the right people to make it happen. With strategies for improved operational performance and enhanced engagement from senior management, Leading Digital Strategy gives readers the power to drive forward effective digital initiatives and realize rewarding opportunities for change.

Digital Disruption

Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation

Author: James McQuivey

Publisher: Amazon.Com Publishing

ISBN: 9781477800126

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 171

View: 5437

The barriers to entry in your market just vanished. Unexpected competitors are swarming in. Are you ready? You always knew digital was going to change things, but you didn't realize how close to home it would hit. In every industry, digital competitors are taking advantage of new platforms, tools, and relationships to undercut competitors, get closer to customers, and disrupt the usual ways of doing business. The only way to compete is to evolve. James McQuivey of Forrester Research has been teaching people how to do this for over a decade. He's gone into the biggest companies, even in traditional industries like insurance and consumer packaged goods, and changed the way they think about innovation. Now he's sharing his approach with you. McQuivey will show you how Dr. Hugh Reinhoff of Ferrokin BioSciences disrupted the pharmaceutical industry, streamlining connections with doctors and regulators to bring molecules to market far faster--and then sold out for $100 million. How Charles Teague and his team of four people created Lose It!, a weight loss application that millions have adopted, achieving rapid success and undermining titans like Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig in the process. Regardless of your background and industry, you can learn how to be a digital disruptor too. First, adopt the right mindset: Take risks, invest as cheaply as possible, and build on existing platforms to find the fastest path to solving a customer's problem. Second, seek the "adjacent possible"--the space just next to yours where new technology creates opportunity. That's how Benjamin Rubin and Paolo DePetrillo of Zeo created a $100 sleep monitor that does much of what you'd get from a $3,000 sleep lab visit. Finally, disrupt yourself. Use these tools to make parts of your business obsolete before your competitors do. That's what Tim FitzRandolph did at Disney, creating a game that shot to the top of the app store charts. With the tools in this book you can assess your readiness, learn the disruptive mindset, and innovate rapidly, starting right within your own business.

Foundations of Digital Government

Leading and Managing in the Digital Era

Author: Daniel Veit,Jan Huntgeburth

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642385117

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

View: 8232

Digital government consists in the purposeful use of information and communication technologies (ICT), in particular the internet, to transform the relationship between government and society in a positive manner. This book focuses on the current status, prospects and foundations of digital government. Integrating examples and cases from administrative practice, it covers all important aspects of digital government management. Learning outcomes include Understanding the implications of the internet for government and society Gaining deeper insights into the concept and opportunities of digital democracy Understanding the challenges of moving public services online