Sony’s journey from transformation loser to winner
By Len Gilbert on February 21, 2019

Sony’s journey from transformation loser to winner Len Gilbert February 21, 2019 Back in March, 2015 I wrote an article on the company that I saw as the biggest transformation failure in the last 20 years: Sony Corp. At the time, the company was suffering from a combination of competition from Chinese and Korean electronics

Five keys to a modern operating model
By Jonathan Murray on February 7, 2019

Ask a dozen consultants what the term “digital transformation” means and you’ll likely get a dozen different answers. The term has become so overused and so lacking in definition it has become meaningless. This lack of clarity is problematic for senior executives charged with leading their organizations through increasingly challenging times.

Does your strategy have a plan (for execution)?
By Saira Joseph on January 24, 2019

Does your strategy have a plan (for execution)? Saira Joseph January 24, 2019 Now that the New Year’s revelry and celebrations are a distant memory, it’s time to get to work and put all of last year’s planning and analysis into effect. And that’s where it gets tricky.  We all know how important it is to

What to know, and avoid, to truly be a ‘thought leader’
By Mike Mills on November 29, 2018

What to know, and avoid, to truly be a ‘thought leader’ Mike Mills November 29, 2018 Does there exist, in the language of business and nonprofit leadership, any phrase more overused and yet misunderstood than “thought leadership”? (okay, “synergies” and “digital transformation” aren’t far behind, but you get my point). It seems every organization these

Seven steps to accelerate your velocity
By Derek Martin on November 16, 2018

Seven steps to accelerate your velocity Derek Martin November 16, 2018 “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough”

Looking back from the future
By Len Gilbert on September 27, 2018

Looking back from the future Len Gilbert September 27, 2018 Many dPrism engagements revolve around significant transformations of how our clients think about, and operate, their businesses. We help them identify and execute on market opportunities, new digital products and services, new business models and ways to improve their capabilities to better serve customers.

Five trends that will shape winning data strategies
By Martin Murtland on September 20, 2018

Five trends that will shape winning data strategies Martin Murtland September 20, 2018 As Amazon becomes the second company to top a market capitalization of $1 trillion and investors are all agog over FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google), what’s the single word you’d use to describe why these companies have been so successful? That’s

Make digital transformation part of your culture
By markcarberry on September 13, 2018

Make digital transformation part of your culture Mark Carberry September 13, 2018 We at Digital Prism Advisors are hardly the only ones to write about digital transformation. Some days it feels like a deluge of comments, content and hype. We’re honored that this blog ranks as a Top 25 source in this topic. Part of

Mapping your market to ‘get a sense of where you are’
By Dora Chomiak on September 6, 2018

Mapping your market to ‘get a sense of where you are’ Dora Chomiak September 6, 2018 I don’t follow sports. But years ago, I read a biography of a famous basketball player and it stuck with me. His approach to the game offers us a useful framework not just for sports, but for leading successful

Want an effective agile process? Stop obsessing about agile
By Derek Martin on August 23, 2018

Want an effective agile process? Stop obsessing about agile Derek Martin August 23, 2018 There are many reasons to like the agile development process. Its focus on adding value to a “minimum viable product” in iterative sprints is a great way to avoid waiting until the end of a project to see if you’re on

Five steps to achieving a modern data strategy
By Richard Fusco on August 16, 2018

Five steps to achieving a modern data strategy Richard Fusco August 16, 2018 In an age where data is one of the most valuable commodities in the world, organizations across the business landscape are racing to build or rebuild their data platforms to make sure they are equipped to meet the demands of an increasingly

Data alliances are booming, and it’s only the first inning
By Paul Bonington on August 10, 2018

Data alliances are booming, and it’s only the first inning Paul Bonington August 10, 2018 In the mid ‘90’s I was part of a very successful internet media start-up. As we grew, and as the market exploded into hypergrowth, I recall our CEO (a baseball fan) constantly repeating this simple phrase, “and remember, we’re only